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.


You need to play this classic cyberpunk game for free on Nintendo Switch ASAP

You need to play this classic cyberpunk game for free on Switch ASAP

Year in Games

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

The absence of Halo Infinite is painfully obvious.


The Game Awards are still trying to make video games something they're not

Not everyone plays cinematic AAA console games, and that’s fine.

Year in Games

The biggest video game flirt of 2020 changed gaming history

I love you, Jessie Rasberry.

Other Gaming Stories

NVIDIA RTX 3050 likely release time, links and best tips to order one

It’s cheap, and it’s going to go fast.


Pokimane and Ninja controversy reveals one thing Twitch must change

The streaming platform’s latest scandal goes deeper than drama.

Wordle 101

Wordle 220 answer: Clues to solve the January 25, 2022 puzzle

Looking for some help with Wordle 220? Here's a few clues to get you started, along with the answer to the January 25 edition of Wordle.


The 20 best Wordle starting words, according to science

Destroy Wordle with the power of mathematics.


Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin devs debunk a popular fan theory

“Once you play through, you will see that it makes sense.”


Everything you need to know about weekly and daily resets in FFXIV

It’s like clockwork.

Inverse Codex

Everything you need to know about the new Call of Duty Season 2 in 2022

Warzone and Vanguard are in dire need of fresh content.

Inverse Codex

Everything you need to know about Apex Legends Season 12

Mad Maggie returns!?

Inverse Codex

Everything we know about Maggie, Apex Legends Season 12's new rebel

Maggie’s back, and she’s still really mad.


Genshin Impact Ganyu build strengthens her powerful charged attacks

We aim to freeze with this great setup.


You need to play the innovative shooter that changed history on Nintendo Switch ASAP

Run for cover.


Halo Infinite ending ruins the most interesting thing about Cortana

A familiar, boring course correction.

Game Recs

You need to play the best N64 platformer on Nintendo Switch ASAP

A Rare achievement.


Pokémon Legends: Arceus leaks reveal a crisis brewing among Pokémon fans

Big mad, as expected.

Game Guides

The 5 best Operators in Rainbow Six Extraction, ranked

Never go into an incursion unprepared.


7 huge changes coming in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

The upcoming game takes the series into uncharted territory.