The Video Games Issue

Video Games Issue
Year In Games

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

Inverse readers have spoken.


You need to play the best space shooter ever for free on Switch ASAP

Ancient Japanese religion blasts into the future.


Video games are inspiring a new crop of home and garden DIY projects

HGTV meets HDMI.


Cyberpunk 2077 pulled from PlayStation Store: Why it's totally unprecedented

Here's what we know, and what happens next.


4 ways Cyberpunk 2077 has already changed the video game industry

The disastrous release is a reckoning for game development.


Xbox exec reveals the 1 reason Game Pass is better than Netflix

Ben Decker, Xbox head of gaming services, unpacks the long journey that made Game Pass an industry game-changer.

Sophisticated Gamer

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

Get ready for console surgery.

This is the Way

These Mandalorian Xbox controllers are cuter than Baby Yoda

These special-edition handsets aren't available in stores.

Inverse Game Reviews

Immortals Fenyx Rising makes Assassin's Creed look old and bloated

Inverse Score: 7/10


Why we love 'Spider-Man: Miles Morales'

A triumph.


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.

Other Gaming Stories
Game Theory

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

Hint: he’s close to Angrboda and Loki.

Game Recs

You need to play the silliest fighting game on Xbox Game Pass ASAP

Big laughs and a party game vibe.

Game Guides

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

Bigger is better.


Deltarune Chapter 2 release date, time, and save transfer info

Pack your favorite flavor of chalk.


How three women gave life to the heroine of 'Life is Strange: True Colors'

Deck Nine’s Felice Kuan, actress Erika Mori, and recording artist mxmtoon reveal how they shaped the game’s protagonist, Alex Chen.

You know him well

Donkey Kong 40th anniversary: 8 best games ranked

Game Rec

You need to play the best retro 3D platformer on Xbox Game Pass ASAP

Few games can match the quality and influence of Banjo-Kazooie.


‘Deltarune Chapter 2' trailer breakdown: Six key details you missed

‘Deltarune Chapter 2’ releases September 17, and the latest footage reveals some interesting info. Here are six awesome details we learned.

Inverse Codex

Everything you need to know about Battlefield 2042

Battlefield reclaims the field.


Warzone update just nerfed its best starter weapon, so use these instead

Nothing compares 2 U.


God of War Ragnarok: Cory Barlog reveals why there won't be a Norse trilogy

Kratos and Atreus’ story was always a two-parter.


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

Beat the infernal quiz machine with our cheat sheet.