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What's Your Favorite Rare Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | With the recent anniversary for Perfect Dark, it's time to figure out what's your favorite Rare game.

Love Saints Row: The Third's Kayne Moment? Thank the Unsung Heroes of Game Dev

It was an idea so good Volition clearly had to do it.

Rare Was Stumped Trying to Name Perfect Dark, So It Turned to an Unlikely Source

To come up with your FPS name, first think of a pun on a historical figure...

David Wise and Grant Kirkhope Remember Composing Goldeneye 007, Meeting Miyamoto, and Rare's Golden Age

"It was quite surreal demonstrating music I'd created whilst [Shigeru Miyamoto] was in my studio, listening."

Arkane Studios' Lost Half-Life Project and More Will Be Explored in a New Documentary

Noclip's history of Arkane is coming next week, covering everything from LMNO to Prey.

Remembering Skate 3 on Its 10th Anniversary: Why the Time is Now for a Revival

Remembering EA's seminal and defunct Skate series as its last entry turns 10.

Axe of the Blood God: The Failed RPGs That Deserve Another Chance

From Alpha Protocol to Resonance of Fate, these were the RPGs that never got a proper opportunity to shine.

An Abandoned Prince of Persia Project Surfaces on YouTube

This Prince of Persia Redemption reel has been sitting idle on YouTube for quite some time.

Why Does Skyrim Feel So Strangely Old These Days?

We all used to be adventurers like you...

What's Your Favorite Assassin's Creed Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Assassin's Creed Valhalla is coming later this year, so let's look back on our favorites of the series.

Xbox Game Pass List May 2020

Here’s every game you can get for free with your Xbox Game Pass subscription in May 2020.

In Mass Effect, Shepard Never Gets to be More Than a Soldier

Mass Effect's militarism has aged like milk.

The Voice of Halo's Master Chief Has Something to Say About Pineapple on Pizza

Steve Downes had to let people know how he *really* feels about Hawaiian pizza.

How GTA Online Went From a Straightforward Crime Sandbox to Land of the Impossible

Lasers, Hoverbikes, Thunderdomes and Satellite Strikes.

Final Fantasy 11 Devs on the "Huge Hurdles" of Working on an 18-Year-Old MMO

As Final Fantasy 11 moves towards its 20th anniversary, the team behind the classic MMO considers its future.

Xbox Series X is Bringing Back the Disc-Shaped D-Pad, but Microsoft Says This Time It'll Work

It isn't swappable, but hopefully it'll strike the right balance between plus and dish.

DuckTales Remastered Is Back After Its Unexplained Removal From Digital Storefronts

It was delisted back in August, but you can't keep Scrooge McDuck down—he bounces too much.

To All the Video Game Characters We Never Got to Romance

We still love you, even if the game won't let us.

What Was the Best Console Launch Lineup Ever? Share Your Answer and Win Tickets to PAX East

COMMUNITY QUESTION | We're giving away passes to PAX East to anyone who answers this week's CQ.

Spelunky Speedrunner Makes Two of Its Hardest Challenges Look Like a Total Breeze

Jamie White eats these mines for breakfast.

One of Portal 2's Scrapped Ideas Was a Space-Bending Hot Potato Deathmatch

It's still probably a good thing that Valve cut it.

BioShock 1 Door Codes List

Here’s every door code you’ll need while playing BioShock.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #100-51

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #50-26

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #25-1

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

How Mass Effect 2 Made Garrus More Than Just Another Squadmate, And Created an Iconic Character in the Process

On Mass Effect 2's 10th anniversary, we remember how Garrus became one of the Normandy's most vital crew members.

Real-Life Jewel Thief Breaks Down Inaccuracies of GTA 5's Jewelry Heist Mission

Larry Lawton's not too impressed with Lester Crest.

Halo Co-Creator Doesn't Want to Repeat Series' "Extended" Crunch At His New Studio

Lehto wants V1 Interactive to avoid the "human toll" of lengthy crunch.

The 25 Best Xbox One Games

Our always rotating list of the best games on Microsoft's console, and its premium partner the Xbox One X. Now updated for 2020!

A Decade Ago, Microsoft Had to Remind Kinect Testers to Keep Their Clothes on

In a new Polygon feature, some key Kinect architects reflect on the doomed peripheral.

The Chicken Hammer Finally Comes to Monster Hunter: World This Month

Featured in the returning Appreciation Fest.

Remember When... Xbox 360 Tried to Conquer Japan?

Microsoft's attempts to win over Japanese gamers, and why it ultimately failed.

GTA Online: What is the Income of an Arcade?

We look at whether it's worth buying an arcade, and how much money you can make.

GTA Online: How to Unlock the Ceramic Pistol

We show you how to get Grand Theft Auto's newest ceramic weapon as part of the new Diamond Casino Heist update.

GTA Online: How to Find and Unlock Packie McReary for the Diamond Casino Heist

We show you how to find Packie McReary, formerly of Grand Theft Auto 4, and recruit him as part of your support crew.

GTA Online: How to Unlock the Navy Revolver and Find All the Los Santos Slasher Clues

We show you how to hunt down the Los Santos Slasher and take his revolver for yourself, as well as how to unlock it in Red Dead Online.

GTA Online: What is the Payout of the Diamond Casino Heist?

We take a look at how much money you can make in the new Diamond Casino Heist.

GTA Online: All Access Point Locations in the Diamond Casino Heist Scope Out Mission

We show you how to scope out every access point to the Diamond Casino.

GTA Online: All The New Diamond Casino Heist Cars and Vehicles

There's new cars for sale as part of the Diamond Casino Heist update. We'll show you how to buy them and what they can do.

GTA 5 Cheats

Discover all the GTA 5 cheats with this handy GTA V cheats PS4, GTA 5 cheats Xbox One, and PC guide for free GTA money and more. Plus get all the Grand Theft Auto 5 cheats for Xbox 360 and PS3.

GTA Online: Everything We Know About The Diamond Casino Heist

GTA looks like it's about to go all Ocean's Eleven on us.

Bungie Originally Wanted Halo: Reach to Just be Called "Reach"

The name didn't stick, but the title screen makes its own statement.

GTA Online: Is the Unholy Hellbringer Worth it?

There's a very strange weapon for sale in GTA Online.

GTA Online: Is the Widowmaker Worth it?

We take a closer look at the big sci-fi blaster sold at Ammu-Nation.

GTA Online: How to Play Arena War

Own the arena with our ultimate how-to guide on Rockstar's maddest update yet.

GTA Online: How to Start and Run a Motorcycle/MC Club and Businesses

We show you how to own the roads in our ultimate guide to being an MC President.

How to Get the Best Weapons in GTA Online

We take you through the best weapons of each type.

All the Fastest Vehicles in GTA Online

We take you through the speediest cars, bikes, planes, choppers and even boats.

GTA Online: CEOs, Offices and Criminal Organizations Explained

We've got the ultimate how-to guide on running your own business and profit in GTA Online.

GTA Online: How to Buy, Use and Customize the Oppressor MK 2 Flying Motorcycle

We've got everything you need to know about GTA Online's best bike.

GTA Online: How to Buy, Use and Customize the Terrorbyte

We run you through the full details of how to get the most out of Rockstar's mobile fortress.

GTA Online: How to Sell Property and How Many Buildings You Can Own At Once

We show you how to profit off your property in GTA Online.

GTA Online Stone Hatchet - How to Get the Stone Hatchet in GTA Online, Red Dead Redemption 2 Challenge, Rampage Ability

A new weapon is set to be added into GTA Online. The Stone Hatchet grants a special ability and can be transferred over to Red Dead Redemption 2, here’s all the details on how to get it.

GTA Online: How to Complete the Treasure Hunt and Get the Gold Double Action Revolver

We show you how exploring Los Santos can get you big rewards in the Wild West.

Can You Still Find Peyote Plants and Turn into Animals in GTA Online?

We break down the peyote situation in Los Santos and Vinewood.

What's The Coolest Video Game Collector's Item You Own?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's talk about the cool stuff on our bookshelves.

Half-Life 2 Celebrates its 15th Anniversary Today. Here's Why its Rushed Ending is Now its Biggest Strength

It had an annoying cliffhanger, no doubt. Then, Valve made things worse.

Doom Designer John Romero Has Some Harsh Words for Looter Shooters

"The more weapons you throw in there, the more you're playing an inventory game."

GTA San Andreas Cheats Codes and Secrets

We’ve got all the GTA San Andreas cheats, from tanks, to jetpacks and beyond. PC Cheats, Xbox One Cheats, PS4 Cheats, Xbox 360 Cheats, PS3 Cheats, Mobile, iOS, Android

Hopes for Skate 4 Just Took a Massive Blow [Update: EA's Trademark is Active]

News of an abandoned trademark filing casts further doubt on a sequel.

We Need a Mass Effect Remaster for More Important Reasons Than Nostalgia

Shepard's legacy should outlive their consoles.

On Its 10th Anniversary, Dragon Age: Origins is Better Than You Remember

Dragon Age: Origins was willing to eschew Mass Effect's infamous moral binary for something deeper.

Xbox Games With Gold November 2019 - Free Games With Gold List

Here are all of the games you can play for free this month using your Xbox Live Gold subscription.

"Remember, No Russian:" Critics and Developers Remember Call of Duty's Most Infamous Mission

Critics, academics, game writers, and developers on Modern Warfare 2 reflect on "No Russian."

Starting Screen | Please Stop Putting Big Spiders In Video Games

I'm tired of it, and I don't have a good reason for it!

Check Out Sega's Surprise Remix of a Classic Sonic Adventure Tune

Maybe don't get your hopes too high that this means anything, though.

What's The Scariest Video Game Setting?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | To continue with Halloween tradition, let's talk about the creepiest environments in games.

Xbox Corporate Vice President Mike Ybarra Departs From Microsoft

"After 20 years at Microsoft, it's time for my next adventure."

Frogwares Saves Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments for PC, But Loses Console Listings and Others in Publisher Dispute

On digital console storefronts, Frogwares games published under Focus Home Interactive have all been wiped.

Frogwares Says Publisher Is Removing its Games From Storefronts

"We are preparing ourselves for a significant loss," say the developers of Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments.

Dragon's Dogma Is "Important" to Capcom, but There Isn't a Sequel on the Horizon

The game's creator Hideaki Itsuno won't say if he'll revisit it after Devil May Cry 5.

One Developer Coming Forward Over Alleged Abuse Sparks Industry Movement

Allegations of abuse have risen this week against Skyrim composer Jeremy Soule, Night in the Woods co-creator Alec Holowka, and more.

10 Years Ago, Batman: Arkham Asylum Showed Us That Superhero Games Could Be More

Nothing before could capture the Dark Knight quite like Arkham.

GTA 4 Cheats: Weapons, Armor, Health and More

Just like every other game in the series, GTA 4 is a lot more fun when you enable cheats. Here’s what you need to know.

What's Your Favorite Fighting Game of All-Time?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's celebrate Evo 2019 by talking about our favorite fighting games.

Bethesda Explains Reason for Controversial Doom Login and Announces Upcoming Fix

360 owners should be able to re-download Doom, too.

Fans Are Vowing to Boycott Pokemon Sword and Shield, but Here's How That's Gone in the Past

People aren't shy about airing their opinions on games in development, but are developers listening?

GTA Online Casino Penthouses - Arcade Games, Penthouse Garage

There’s a brand new type of real estate to enjoy in GTA Online. Here’s everything you need to know about the new Casino Penthouses.

GTA Online Casino Status: How to Increase Status to Platinum & Diamond

There are tiers to your Casino Membership in GTA Online. Here’s how to rise to the top.

GTA Online Casino Membership - VIP Membership Detailed

There are two tiers of membership for the new casino in Los Santos. Here’s what each gets you.

Alan Wake On PlayStation Could Happen, As Rights Revert Back To Remedy

The developer teased the multiplatform potential, though they're focused on another game for now.

Alpha Protocol Delisted From Steam, Other Stores [Update: Due To Music Rights Expiring]

If you didn't have it by now, best of luck.

Minecraft: Story Mode Episodes Re-Listed At $100 Apiece On Xbox Store To Deter New Purchases

A high price to pay to play Story Mode before it disappears.

The Last Remnant Remastered is Coming to the Nintendo Switch Tonight

The cult-JRPG lives on, this time on the Switch.

Project Scarlett Will be Backward Compatible for Games and Accessories, All the Way Back to the Original Xbox

To what extend this backward compatibility goes is still up in the air.

Mojang Currently Has No Plans To Rescue Minecraft: Story Mode From Being Delisted

Mojang might not pull a Skybound to save Minecraft: Story Mode.

The Best Resident Evil Games Ranked From Worst to Best

In this ranking of the best Resident Evil games, we decide which ones are Tyrant-grade and which ones are basic, brain-dead zombies.

Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode is Getting Delisted From Online Storefronts Soon

Get it downloaded before it's gone forever.

Developers Like Capcom and Paradox Could Already Be Testing Their Games on Microsoft's xCloud Streaming Service

xCloud has been deployed to Azure servers near key game developers.

Conker Lead Details Ill-Fated Bad Fur Day Sequel in Which Conker Dies

The squirrel would've had to fight his way out of the underworld.

Saints Row 4 Cheats For Xbox One, PS4, PC, Xbox 360 and PS3

Saints Row games are always better with cheats. Here are all of the Saints Row 4 Cheats you’ll ever need to know.

Saints Row 3 Cheats For Xbox 360, PS3, Nintendo Switch and PC

There’s a bunch of awesome cheats which you can trigger in Saints Row 3. Here’s how to enter them.

How a Parry Saved Street Fighter: 20 Years of 3rd Strike

Everyone loves a comeback.

Log Off: A Timeline of Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford's Many Dramas

Gearbox's CEO has been in the public eye more often than not.

Saints Row Film Being Developed by Fast 8 and MIB International Director

F. Gary Gray is taking on the Third Street Saints.

The Sonic Game Fans Love to Hate is Being Remade in Unity, and You Can Play the Demo Now

One of the most hated (or loved) Sonic games ever is getting a new lease on life.

The Best Version of Every Final Fantasy Game

Some Final Fantasy games have remakes of their remakes. What's the definitive version of each single-player mainline installment? Let us help you.

Alan Wake 2 Was Once in Development

But you won't see it anytime soon.

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