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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
Sophisicated Gamer

CLX Horus is the perfect gateway to PC gaming

Building your rig feels like a game.

Sophisticated Gamer

SCUF's Instinct Xbox controller almost beats the DualSense

The Instinct is SCUF’s greatest controller yet, elevating the base Xbox Series X hardware to heights that rival even the PS5 DualSense.

Sophisticated Techie

Take your home theater to the next level with 1 luxe upgrade

BenQ's HT3550i can’t quite replace your TV, but it can make for amazing outdoor movie nights.

Sophisticated Techie

Infinity Game Table has the same disruptive potential as the Kindle

Digitize an entire library of board games on a touch-screen table from Arcade1Up.

Sophisticated

SteelSeries' new gaming headset offers pro quality at a reasonable price

Our Arctis Prime review.

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.

Game Reviews
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Lost Judgment is a bigger sequel with more Yakuza charm

Inverse Score 8/10

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Lost in Random is a bold Tim Burton tribute with one dicey mechanic

Inverse Score: 7/10

Game Recs

Deathloop is 2021’s most intoxicatingly frustrating game

Inverse score: 8/10

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Chivalry II is rowdy, ridiculous, and impossible to put down

Inverse Score: 9/10

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Life is Strange: True Colors is the most intimate game of the last decade

Inverse Score: 8/10

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Tales of Arise is the most swoonworthy RPG of 2021

Inverse Score: 8/10

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Psychonauts 2 is a fantastic sequel 16 years in the making

Inverse Score: 9/10

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

Inverse score: 5/10

Gaming

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

Inverse score: 8/10

Gaming

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is a Real Page-Turner

Inverse score: 9/10

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Monster Hunter Stories 2 is Pokémon’s toughest competition yet

Inverse Review Score: 8/10

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Zombies Ate My Neighbors has oodles of undead but lacks a key feature

Inverse Score: 7/10

Game Theory 🧠
Game Theory

Nintendo leak hints at a wild Switch Online reveal

Is it time to get retro?

Game Theory

Quantic Dream’s Star Wars game could fix the best character in the sequels

The Force is strong with this one.

Game Theory

God of War Ragnarok needs this badass furry friend from Norse myth

Hint: he’s close to Angrboda and Loki.

Game Theory

AEW wrestling game needs to steal 4 features from this forgotten PS2 gem

With Yuke's developing the new AEW game, the team should look to one of its best PS2 WWE installments for inspiration on its current project.

Game Theory

God of War Ragnarok trailer has a wild Easter egg in plain sight

There’s something familiar about that silhouette.

Game Theory

5 Marvel heroes that could join the Midnight Suns roster

Shang-Chi, Moon Knight, and more should appear in Marvel's Midnight Suns.

Game Theory

God of War: Ragnarok needs to steal a controversial Last of Us 2 twist

A bold narrative pivot could be exactly what the sequel needs.

Game Theory

Guardians of the Galaxy game might beat the movies in a major way

The Guardians of the Galaxy may have to deal with Adam Warlock and Magus.

Game Theory

Fortnite's Season 7 finale event could be the game's most important yet

The fabric of reality hangs in the balance with Operation: Sky Fire.

Game Theory

GTA 6 leak: A dynamic Fortnite feature could come to Vice City

A leaker with a good rep has dropped a comprehensive list of rumors for GTA 6.

Game Theory

One brilliant twist can fix the biggest Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 problem

After Miles Morales, we have 2 Spider-Men. Here’s how Venom can help.

Game Theory

GTA 6 needs to steal one visionary idea from the MCU

Here’s one way GTA 6 might be able to fill the shoes of its predecessor.

Walkthroughs
Game Guides

Genshin Impact Kokomi Banner: Is it worth the Wishes and Primogems?

Need a healer?

Game Guides

NBA 2K22 best builds: 5 outstanding MyPlayer options for every position

Make those hoop dreams a virtual reality.

Game Guides

Pokémon Unite Zeraora: How to get for Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android

One of the best characters on the roster is back.

Game Guide

Pokémon Unite: How to transfer save data from Nintendo Switch to mobile in 3 easy steps

Don’t lose progress when you start to play Pokémon Unite on iPhone or Android.

Game Guides

Lost Judgment chapter list: How long does it take to beat the new game?

How many chapters (and hours) of judgment are there?

Game Guides

Deltarune Chapter 2 Genocide Route: How to unlock Noelle's Weird Route

Cold as ice.

Game Guides

Lost Judgment Hunt for the Truth: How to find all 3 UFOs in the Side Case

The truth is out there.

Game Guides

NBA 2K22 Face Scan not working? How to make your MyPlayer look like a pro

Get ready for your closeup.

Game Guides

PS5 M.2 SSD install guide: Follow these 7 steps to expand your storage

Bigger is better.

Gaming

'Deathloop' Yerhva answers: Every correct response to all 10 questions

Beat the infernal quiz machine with our cheat sheet.

Game Guides

NBA 2K22 best badges: 20 picks for shooting, defense, finishing, and playmaking

Get ready to grind, because these badges are fine.

Game Guides

Deathloop slabs: Best stealth build and loadout guide

Want to keep things quiet on Blackreef Island?