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Cult of Nintendo

Splatoon 3 is the glorious pinnacle of Nintendo's style agenda

Image is everything.

Gaming

The massive GTA 6 leak is an even bigger deal than you think

This isn’t a victimless crime.

Game Anniversary

19 years ago, the best bad video game ever transformed the medium

Good to be bad.

One night in Cologne

How 'Metal: Hellsinger' forged an unholy alliance between gamers and metalheads

As part of Gamescom 2022, an epic concert for 'Metal: Hellsinger' raised hype for the upcoming rhythmic shooter. Matt Heafy and David Goldfarb reveal how they pulled it off.

Gaming

21 years ago, a Nintendo flop changed the video games industry forever

The purple lunchbox.

Maidenless

Elden Ring superfans reveal the surprising reason they've abandoned the game

It’s awful lonely in the Lands Between.

Gaming

God of War Ragnarok’s latest trailer in 10 stunning images

Future’s so bright...

Gaming

Pokémon Unite producer says he’s “surprised” so many people are playing the MOBA

Catch ‘em all.

Gamescom 2022

Flintlock could be the first Soulslike to truly rival its inspiration

The student becomes the teacher.

Borahae

BTS ARMY reveals why they can't get enough of the supergroup's game 'In the Seom'

BTS may be taking a break from touring in real life, but the seven members are still together in mobile game 'In the Seom.'

Inverse Game Reviews

The Last of Us Part I is as close to perfection as it gets

Inverse score: 10/10

Gaming

The messy lore of Elder Scrolls reveals the greatest strength of the games

A loose-cannon approach to canon.

Gamescom 2022

High on Life is far more fun than its goofy trailer suggests

Surprisingly refined and genuinely funny.

HBD

30 years ago, Nintendo changed racing games forever

Built for speed.

Luminaries 2022

'Elden Ring,' 'Breath of the Wild 2,' and 6 more games that will change the medium

We asked six of the most interesting and influential people in the games industry about the games they think will shape the future of the medium.

Luminaries 2022

The Last of Us devs bet big on accessibility — and made a better game

“I was in very much a mood of, like, we can do anything.”

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game guides

'Genshin Impact' Cyno materials: 6 character and talent ascension items to farm ASAP

Cyno, the latest Electro 5-star in Genshin Impact 3.1, needs his character and talent ascension materials. Here's what you need to farm to raise him to the highest level.

Leak

GTA 6 leak could have a surprisingly positive impact on the industry

Development will be “business as usual” after the data breach, experts say.

Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle

Wiglett is one of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet's weirdest additions yet

It’s Wiglett Wednesday y’all!

Game Guides

How to unlock the BP50 in Call of Duty by using an ACOG optic

Strange wording makes this challenge confusing.

PSN Sale

Demon's Souls and 9 more great sci-fi and fantasy game deals on PlayStation

Pick up some great PlayStation games you may have missed.

On the Edge

Cyberpunk 2077: 13 mind-blowing Edgerunners mods to transform Night City

We have to go back.

Gaming

You need to watch the trippiest courtroom thriller ever made on Amazon Prime ASAP

No objection here.

Game Guides

How to pick the absolute best starter in Temtem

Best place to start is the beginning.

Inverse Codex

Everything you need to be ready for Call of Duty: Vanguard Season 5 Reloaded

Including two new weapons and a fresh Rebirth mode.

Look!

Grounded developers reveal secret inspirations behind its incredible art

Small but mighty

Spicy

All 12 Yakuza games, ranked from worst to best

Enter the dragon

Birthday bash

HoYoFair 2022 is the best Genshin Impact fan event yet for one reason

License to ship.

FTUE

Overwatch 2's first-time user experience could scare away beginners

Getting started.

Gaming Con

E3 2023 could finally fix the worst thing about gaming's biggest convention

A safer, less crowded event.

Redo ver.Ntflx2.22

Nier anime needs to embrace a broader Netflix game adaptation trend

Ending #27.

Retrospective

15 years ago, one sci-fi shooter changed gaming forever

An iconic online experience that shaped the way we play video games.