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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.

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

Just nine votes separated the two frontrunners.

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2020's biggest games industry reveal was unforgettably polarizing

The highlight of a long, strange summer.

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The most brutal video game decision of 2020 nearly killed me

What's more important: honor or loyalty?

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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.

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

The possibilities are truly limitless.

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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.

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

A perpetual motion machine of outrage.

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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 Ganer

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
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

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Loop Hero is the best time loop game since Zelda: Majora's Mask

Inverse Score: 8/10

Gaming

Outer Worlds’ latest expansion makes murder an irreverent delight

Inverse score: 7/10

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Maquette is a mind-bending puzzle game with one heartbreaking flaw

Inverse score: 7/10

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Curse of the Dead Gods is a punishing dungeon-crawler that's hard to put down

Inverse Score: 8/10

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Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury redeems Nintendo's biggest failure

Inverse Score: 9/10

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Little Nightmares 2 is the best horror platformer since 2016

Inverse score: 8/10

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Persona 5 Strikers is a spinoff that never lives up to the original

Inverse Score: 6/10

Game Theory 🧠
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.

Rumor

'GTA 6' leaks: This ambitious rumor is way too arrogant to be true

Game Theory

Elder Scrolls 6 leak hints the game could take a cue from Final Fantasy

A recent leak suggests that Elder Scrolls players may have to work for their spells.

Game Theory

FF7 Remake Part 2 could resurrect 1 dead character, producer hints

Don’t count the first game’s best character out just yet.

Game Theory

Breath of the Wild 2 needs to add one immersive Genshin Impact mechanic

Let Link hang out with his friends.

Game Theory

Forspoken could be a secret Final Fantasy sequel

At least one fan has spotted striking similarities to FF15.

$$$

'GTA 6' price: Take-Two CEO hints at a disappointing change

Game Theory

FF7: Intergrade can fix the original game’s biggest problem

Every character deserves their own Intergrade.

Walkthroughs
Demo

How to play the limited-time Resident Evil Village demo

Here’s when you can play with Lady Dimitrescu.

Game Guides

'Marvel's Spider-Man' PS4 best suit powers: Unlock these 6 costumes ASAP

Game Guide

Where to duel Jonesy the First for the Fortnite Spire challenge

Fortnite players have a new mission to find and duel Jonesy the First. Here's where he's hiding.

Game Guides

6 must-have Pokémon for your Sword and Shield competitive team

Build a beastly squad with these powerhouses.

Game Guides

Everything to know about Genshin Impact version 1.4 Marvelous Merchandise

Liben has some hot merch.

Game Guides

Where to find 5 Jonesys for Fortnite's Talk to the Joneses challenge

Track down several versions of Fortnite’s protagonist.

Game Guides

1 Outriders Pyromancer build nearly breaks the game

Put a fire in your soul

Game Guides

Outriders highest level cap for players, gear, and enemies

As you dive into the endgame, here’s what you need to know about level scaling.

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'Call of Duty Warzone' best weapons 2021 tier list: All 75 options, ranked

Game Guides

7 must-have items to farm before Genshin Impact add Eula in 1.5

It’s chill.

Game Guides

How to complete the secret Outriders quest, Forgotten Chapel

There is only one secret quest in all of Outriders.

LOTR

9 ways Shadow of War changes Lord of the Rings canon forever