An Inverse presentation of retro favorites, forgotten gems, and the best in interactive entertainment.

The Video Games Issue 2021

How an online improv group became the MST3K of video games

Yes, and...

Paige Mehrer

Video Games Issue 2021

2021's best video game yet owes it all to one unforgettable character

Resident Evil Village takes the top spot.

Video Games Issue 2021

Video games need to borrow more from this one ancient art form

At what point does a player become a writer?

Video Games Issue 2021

The best Western RPG ever made has a surprising real-life benefit

Behold the immersive power of gaming.

Courtesy of Rockstar Games

Video Games Issue 2021

The 50 best weapons in video game history

An extremely unscientific ranking.

Paige Mehrer

Video Games Issue 2021

2022's most anticipated game could change the industry forever

Which game will win? We asked 1,500 Inverse readers to weigh in.

Sean Gladwell / Getty

Video Games Issue 2021

The oral history of Banjo-Kazooie, the N64’s unlikeliest hit

The dream factory: Banjo-Kazooie creators relive Rare's golden age.

Page Mehrer

Video Games Issue 2021

25 extremely rare game consoles and accessories

The most exotic gaming hardware in existence.

“What am I saying about myself to the world when I use this item?”

Preeti Khanolkar, Premium Content Producer at Riot Games

Video Games Issue 2021

25 years ago, Indiana Jones met C-3PO in a game no one remembers

That’s just one wild detail about Indiana Jones and his Desktop Adventures.

Paige Mehrer

Video Games Issue 2021

Look: 10 stunning hand-drawn images from a new Metroid guide

Artist Philip Summers brings the classic Nintendo game back to life.

Philip Summers

Video Games Issue 2021

2021's most popular video game console isn't what you expect

1,500 Inverse readers weigh in on which consoles they’re playing the most.

Shutterstock

The Video Games Issue 2021

Welcome to the next level

A letter from the editor.

Keep checking this hub for more new stories throughout the week!