Olympics 2021

Inverse explores the science behind the Tokyo Summer Olympics, from the physics of your favorite sport to the psychology of an Olympics with no fans.

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The Inverse Interview

Henry Golding channels his main character energy

“I’m always the outsider,” the Snake Eyes star says.

Kaleb Marshall
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Accessibility Review

Zelda: Skyward Sword HD misses a huge opportunity to correct the original

Inverse accessibility review score: 5/10

First Impressions

Pokémon Unite brings the series to a new genre

Gaming

NEO: The World Ends With You is 2021’s most stylish video game

Inverse score: 8/10

Gaming

NEO: TWEWY producer Tetsuya Nomura reveals a surprising character face-swap

Someone got a grown-up glow-up.

The Video Games Issue 2021

How an online improv group became the MST3K of video games

Yes, and...

The Hotfix

Death Stranding: Director’s Cut is the Snyder Cut of video games — for all the wrong reasons

Sony needs to stop misusing the term "Director's Cut.”

Video Games Issue 2021

FF7 Remake director reveals how he fought for Cloud’s “cool dance moves”

Nailed it.

Video Games Issue 2021

'Valorant' gun buddies: Mining the hidden depths of this clever collectible

The gun buddies in 'Valorant' are an overlooked detail that actually say a lot about who you are as a player. This is how they're made.

The Video Games Issue 2021

Welcome to the next level

A letter from the editor.

The Hotfix

Why the most troubling trend in video games might actually be a good thing

More acquisitions are on the way.

Gaming

Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is the cult series’ Yakuza 0 moment

No objections here.

Accessibility Review

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart shows Sony's unrivaled commitment to accessibility

Inverse accessibility review score: 9/10

MCU

Falcon and Winter Soldier theory reveals Marvel already introduced one X-Men villain

We didn’t get Wolverine, but maybe we got someone even better.

When The Falcon and the Winter Soldier headed to the infamous Mutant hangout Madripoor, fans naturally assumed it would mean the introduction of Patch (aka, Wolverine). That didn’t happen, but it’s possible the Disney+ introduced an even better X-Men character into the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Mystique.

That’s right. The infamous Mutant shapeshifter may already be causing havoc in the MCU. Intruiged? Here’s everything you need to know.

the new science
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These 7 worlds could have life beyond Earth

Whether in or beyond our solar system, these are places we might look to find life — like Earth’s or otherwise.

Bendy

Bonkers black hole discovery proves Einstein theory right 106 years later

The massive gravity of a black hole actually bent X-ray echoes from around its back.

ride or die

Does the Europa Clipper Mission mean the end for the SLS?

Now that NASA has selected the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket to launch the Europa Clipper in 2024, what lies in the future for NASA's own SLS rocket?

Man power

Study debunks one of the most damaging myths about men and testosterone

“This is demythologizing the idea.”

Bloody Biology

Neanderthal blood study hints at one possible reason they went extinct

A landmark analysis reveals what we can learn from blood.

morning joe

5 reasons drinking coffee improves brain power

baby you a song

WATCH: Hands-free driving is coming to GMC's pickups — even when towing

It's not self-driving, but it's about as close as you can get.

blood sport

The scientific reason why Olympians are embracing this new fitness trend

“Literally every single day of the Olympics, I've had calls.”

Life on Earth

A scientist unearths potential evidence for the earliest animal life

The finding may change how scientists perceive the evolution of life.

car reviews

The GMC Canyon AT4 delivers in one very crucial area: Watch

The off-road truck looks even better on-road.

Inverse Codex

Rivian R1T and R1S release date, price, specs, range, and towing for the exciting Tesla rival

The Amazon- and Ford-funded EV startup has the most anticipated new EVs this side of the Cybertruck (and the Ford F-150 Lightning)

to the moon

Is Jupiter's moon Ganymede habitable? Scientists make a vital discovery

No touching!

How do you keep a giant telescope clean?

searching ...

These 7 worlds could have life beyond Earth

Whether in or beyond our solar system, these are places we might look to find life — like Earth’s or otherwise.

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Transport
baby you a song

WATCH: Hands-free driving is coming to GMC's pickups — even when towing

It's not self-driving, but it's about as close as you can get.

car reviews

The GMC Canyon AT4 delivers in one very crucial area: Watch

The off-road truck looks even better on-road.

Inverse Codex

Rivian R1T and R1S release date, price, specs, range, and towing for the exciting Tesla rival

The Amazon- and Ford-funded EV startup has the most anticipated new EVs this side of the Cybertruck (and the Ford F-150 Lightning)

Innovation

Tesla: Elon Musk says he will break with a 200-year-old tradition in future electric cars

Tesla is moving away from using a tried and tested battery chemistry in its vehicles, and it shows how the landscape is changing.

Car Reviews

2021 Polestar 1 review: A stunner that will appeal to your inner geek

Old and new combine in perfect Swedish harmony for an ultra-rare luxury treat

car reviews

2021 Cadillac CT5 review: “I still love the Caddy.”

Is it the Cadillac of Cadillacs?

EVVVVVV

Kia EV6 release date, price, specs, and more for the futuristic EV

The new Korean EV looks like a 300-mile electric spaceship for the road.

whirrrrrr

The Kia EV6 is an electric spaceship for the road — Look

It looks like something out of a sci-fi flick

Codex

Lucid Air release date, price, specs, stock for the exciting Tesla rival

The upstart Lucid has a new luxury EV coming that could be the greatest Tesla competitor of them all

Electric dreams

Behold! The BMW CE 04 is the coolest electric motorcycle ever

Vroom vroom

glamping

Video: Rivian’s R1T electric pickup has a feature foodies will love

You need to see this thing to believe it!

Freude am Fahren

Review: The 2021 BMW 540i delivers exactly what you want

This Ultimate Driving Machine is a luxurious sports sedan

Science

Check, Please!

An Inverse series that uses biology, chemistry, and physics to debunk the biggest food myths and assumptions.