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Year in Games 2020
Year In Games

Inverse readers' favorite game of 2020 was also the most controversial

The Last of Us Part 2 from Naughty Dog came out on top.

Year In Games

The 4 best sidekicks of 2020 reveal why PS5 is winning the console war

Inverse readers have spoken.

Year in Games

2020's most promising new video game franchises couldn't be more different

Just nine votes separated the two frontrunners.

Year In Games

2020's biggest games industry reveal was unforgettably polarizing

The highlight of a long, strange summer.

Year in Games

The most brutal video game decision of 2020 nearly killed me

What's more important: honor or loyalty?

Year in Games

The funniest video game of 2020 leveraged viral memes for worthy causes

The year's most hilarious game is a slapstick triumph with wit to spare.

Year in Games

2020's best multiplayer game made me more paranoid than ever

The possibilities are truly limitless.

Year in Games

Among Us, Warzone, and Animal Crossing are 2020's best comfort-food games

1,483+ Inverse readers reveal their go-to games for quarantine escapism.

Gaming

Inverse's favorite games of 2020

All killer, no filler.

Year in Games

2020's most controversial video game reveals the worst thing about fandom

A perpetual motion machine of outrage.

Year in Games

The most important video game of 2020 is coming out ... in 2021

The absence of Halo Infinite is painfully obvious.

Year in Games

The biggest video game flirt of 2020 changed gaming history

I love you, Jessie Rasberry.

Sophisticated Gamer
Sophisticated Techie

5 best PS5 DualSense charging stations

Stay charged.

Sophisticated Techie

These Adidas fitness headphones can do everything

The fitness-forward RPT-01 Bluetooth headphones maintain high-quality sound.

Sophisticated Gamer

This genius gadget solves the Nintendo Switch's most annoying audio problem

A little luxury you never knew you needed.

Sophisticated Gamer

Ring Fit Adventure is the greatest fitness video game ever

Pokémon, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Super Mario mechanics with a wry sense of humor.

Sophisticated Gamer

WhirlwindFX compact Atom gaming keyboard beats the competition in 1 crucial area

The Atom is an ideal alternative to WhirlwindFX's less-mobile Element with impressive software.

Sophisticated Gamer

Shadow Boost cloud gaming makes Google Stadia look like a total joke

Now this is cloud gaming.

Sophisticated Gamer

FitXR dance classes on Oculus prove virtual reality fitness really works

Show off your moves.

Sophisticated Gamer

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con joystick replacement kits are the best value in gaming

Get ready for console surgery.

Sophisticated Gamer

SCUF H1 wired gaming headset is a stylish way to level-up audio

One of the most stylish, customizable headsets ever.

Sophisticated Gamer

Nanoleaf light panels can turn a dank gamer lair into a swanky hotspot

Your home gaming setup deserves a glow-up.

Sophisticated Gamer

Oculus Quest 2 is VR's big moment

Tomorrow, today.

Sophisticated Gamer

Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing edition is an adorable indulgence

Too dang cute.

Game Reviews
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Survival has never been more chill than in Subnautica: Below Zero

Inverse Score: 8/10

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Hood: Outlaws & Legends misses its mark by a wide margin

Inverse Score: 4/10

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Resident Evil Village falls short of its terrifying predecessor

Inverse score: 7/10

Gaming

New Pokémon Snap is a theme park ride you’ll never want to end

Inverse score: 9/10

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Emily is Away is the perfect game to celebrate your 2008 teenage angst

Inverse Score: 8/10

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NieR Replicant remake is Kingdom Hearts for grown-ups

Inverse Score: 7/10

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MLB The Show 2021 proves it's time to let baseball be weird

Inverse score: 7/10

Gaming

'Disco Elysium: The Final Cut' is a lackluster version of a must-play RPG

Inverse score: 7/10

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Genesis Noir is the most gorgeous indie game ever made

Inverse Score: 8/10

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Bravely Default 2 is an excellent 3DS game 10 years too late

Inverse Score: 6/10

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It Takes Two is the most innovative co-op platformer of the last decade

Inverse Score: 9/10

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Monster Hunter Rise proves why we need the Nintendo Switch Pro

Inverse score: 6/10

Game Theory 🧠
Sony

God of War Ragnarok release date conspicuously absent from latest PS5 news

Horizon Forbidden West was name-dropped in a recent interview, but what about the God of War sequel?

Game Theory

Resident Evil Village's best level can fix the franchise's worst habit

House Beneviento is unlike anything Resident Evil has done before. We demand more.

Game Theory

What happened to Selene at the end of Returnal?

Returnal’s deeply harrowing story only reveals itself once you make it to the end credits.

Game Theory

Pokémon Legends: Arceus needs to copy 2 features from New Pokémon Snap

Capturing in a different way.

Game Theory

Starfield leak hints at a shocking release date window

Could it actually launch ... this year?

Fan Theory

GTA 6 leak revives longstanding "Project Americas" rumors

A Grand Theft Auto news account has discovered a strange Rockstar website, which could hint at GTA 6's setting.

Game Theory

FF7 Remake: Intergrade may have a "huge" endgame twist hiding in plain sight

Could a key subplot make an early appearance?

Game Theory

Breath of the Wild 2 needs to make one revolutionary gameplay change

Outriders could teach BOTW2 a valuable lesson in scaling difficulty.

Game Theory

FF7 Remake Part 2 could leave behind the original's dumbest subplot

Remember “Huge Materia”?

Game Theory

God of War: Ragnarok could begin with this shocking twist

A dark premonition could come true lightning-fast.

Game Theory

Fantasian fixes the worst thing about RPGs with 1 brilliant mechanic

Fantasian is a turn-based RPG that finds a clever way to cut out the grind.

Rumors

GTA 6 news: Rockstar website mystery fuels announcement speculation

Don’t get your hopes up.

Walkthroughs
Friend Zone

Warzone friends list not showing? Glitch causes and how to fix it

Playing with friends of Call of Duty: Warzone just got a little be harder.

Game Guides

How to get a custom Shepard with Mass Effect Legendary Edition face codes

Want to get your old face back for Legendary Edition? Here's how via face codes.

Game Guides

How and where to purchase a Rift from a character in Fortnite

How to complete the first step in this Week 9 Challenge.

Game Guides

Everything you need to know about the Fortnite Lantern Trials event

Get into the Ramadan spirit with the Lantern Trials event.

Game Guides

How to unlock and craft all 11 recipes in Resident Evil Village

DIY.

Fortnite Outfits

Everything you need to know about Beast Boy in Fortnite

Beast Boy from the Teen Titans is finally coming to Fortnite!

Game Guides

How to get all 6 Noelle Hangout Event Act 2 endings in Genshin Impact

Noelle to Knight-elle.

Game Guides

How to do the Superman Jump glitch in Call of Duty: Warzone

Take advantage of the latest exploit before it’s patched.

Game Guides

Where to shoot all 5 Bells in Resident Evil Village

“Let the five bells of this chamber ring out.”

Game Guides

3 crucial Returnal stats to upgrade every run

Can you escape the loop?

Game Guides

Resident Evil Village best upgrades and infinite ammo exploit, explained

Here's what to focus on.

Game Guides

How to solve the Resident Evil Village Hall of Ablution statue puzzle

Get ready to solve a statue-moving riddle in Resident Evil Village.