Tom Regan

Tom Regan is a freelance games, tech and music writer based in London, England.

Former Games editor at Fandom, he has a love for everything nerdy and/or musical. With a passion for telling the stories behind your favourite games, you’ll find his name plastered on our interview-led features or spy his (super belated) takes on retro classics. Outside of Inverse, you can read Tom’s words in The Guardian, NME, Gamesradar, TechRadar and VGC, among others.

Gaming

Inside the Secret World of the Real-Life Pokémon Professors

Exams, seminars, and championship-level controversies are par for the course.

Gaming

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

Catch ‘em all.

Game Previews

The Quarry transforms a horny horror movie into a multiplayer game

A camp counselor party gets foiled by some murderers.

Gaming

Nintendo Switch OLED made me fall back in love with handheld gaming

The Switch’s final form has reignited my love for portable play.

Gaming

TMNT: Shredder's Revenge was made for the "real deep turtle fans," devs reveal

Half shell, all heart.

Gaming

Tunic creator reveals what “really scared” him about 2022’s buzziest indie

Sly fox.

Late to the Party

22 years later, the most underrated Resident Evil game deserves a remake

This isn’t the island getaway you hoped for.

26 years later, the best RPG ever made still lives up to the hype

This 1995 SNES classic is every bit as good as you've heard.

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One of the greatest Metroid games ever is basically a prerequisite.

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The Ascent could be 2021’s first great Xbox exclusive

Gaming

Before Your Eyes devs reveal how they created 2021’s most unforgettable video game

“Using different parts of your body for interaction opens these doors to empathy.”

Gaming

How Loop Hero went from “completely unplayable” to indie sensation

“We’re still pretty shocked.”

Gaming

'Valheim’ devs reveal how ‘Breath of the Wild’ and ‘Skyrim’ shaped the indie hit

Here’s how, against the odds, two childhood friends from a small town in Sweden made a record-breaking phenomenon.

Pokémon 25

How a real-life Nintendo hero brought Pokémon to the world

Gaming

'Cyberpunk 2077' band Refused had no idea they were writing for Keanu Reeves

Refused's Dennis Lyxzén talks crafting an alt-future version of the band, the game's rocky release, and the moment he learned about Johnny Silverhand.

32 years on, Akira’s cautionary tale of man’s downfall is a lesson to us all

And it's streaming for free online right now...