Video Games

Review

The Best Sci-Fi Shooter of the Year Can't Escape Gaming's Worst Trend

ByDiego Arguello
Retrospective

25 Years Later, the Most Influential Horror Game Ever Still Holds Up

ByJake Kleinman
Retrospective

15 Years Ago, Square Enix's Most Overlooked Franchise Delivered a Perfect RPG Battle System

ByHayes Madsen
Inverse Recommends

Xbox Game Pass Just Quietly Added the Most Brutal Zombie Game of the Decade

ByHayes Madsen
Handhelds

This Leaked Retro Gaming Handheld Has a Square Screen That’s Perfect for Game Boy Games

ByJackson Chen
Gaming News

'Elden Ring's' DLC Will Feature the Souls Series Most Notorious Feature

ByHayes Madsen
Gaming

One of 2024’s Most Exciting RPGs Looks Better With Every Trailer

ByRobin Bea
Review

'Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth' Review: The Series’ Best Game In 23 Years

ByHayes Madsen
Game Guides

'Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth' Game Length: How Long to Beat, Chapter List, and Sidequests

ByHayes Madsen
Inverse Recommends

Nintendo Switch Just Quietly Released The Most Overlooked Game of 2022

ByShannon Liao
Inverse Recommends

Nintendo Just Revealed the Sequel to 2021’s Most Stunning Metroidvania

ByRobin Bea
Handhelds

This PlayStation Portal Mod Turns Sony’s Streaming Device Into a Real Gaming Handheld

ByJackson Chen
Gaming

'Shadow of the Erdtree' Looks So Good I’m Determined to Finally Beat 'Elden Ring'

ByRobin Bea
Movies

2024's Most Exciting Apocalypse Movie Could Fix a Bigger Hollywood Problem

ByDais Johnston

'Genshin Impact' Aggravate team comp: 7 best Electro characters to use

ByJess Reyes
Game Guides

'Splatoon 3' weapons tier list: 7 best options, ranked

ByHayes Madsen
Game Guides

'Honkai: Star Rail' Tier List: All 34 Characters Ranked From Worst to Best

ByJess Reyes and Willa Rowe
big sad

'Genshin Impact' lore: Xiao and 5 more characters with tragic backstories

ByJess Reyes
Ranking

'Xenoblade Chronicles 3' best Heroes: All 17 optional characters, ranked

ByHayes Madsen
Game Guides

'Splatoon 3' best special weapons: All 16 options, ranked

ByHayes Madsen
Luminaries

'Nier: Automata' Visionary Yoko Taro Is Dreaming of an 8-Bit Call of Duty

ByWilla Rowe
Anatomy of a Meme

The most hated Nintendo game ever exposes 1 ugly truth about fandom

ByGiovanni Colantonio
Gaming

‘As Dusk Falls’ review: More Lifetime movie than prestige TV

ByJen Glennon
Gaming Science

Video Game Music: Science Explains Why Playing Final Fantasy Songs Is Good for Your Brain

ByNatalie Schriefer
The Hotfix

'Death Stranding: Director’s Cut' is the Snyder Cut of video games

ByTomas Franzese
The Inverse Interview

Robert Eggers still can't believe Hollywood let him make 'The Northman'

ByEric Francisco
Inverse Interviews

'Genshin Impact' 1.1 update: Mihoyo talks PS5, Timmie's dad, and Resin

ByJust Lunning
The Hotfix

Epic v. Apple reveals how one update could change the industry forever

ByTomas Franzese
Feature

Is 'Palworld' a Pokémon Ripoff? The Debate Reveals a Bigger Industry Problem

ByKazuma Hashimoto
Inverse Game Reviews

‘Season A Letter to the Future’ review: A beautiful but aimless apocalypse

ByRobin Bea
Feature

'Tears of the Kingdom': Why Zelda Speedrunners Plan to Take It Slow

ByWilla Rowe
D&D

'Fizban's Treasury of Dragons' is 2021's most important new D&D book

ByCorey Plante
Gaming

'The Ascent' could be the first truly great Xbox exclusive of 2021

ByTom Regan
FF 35th

The most underrated Final Fantasy game literally brought me to tears

ByCorey Plante
Inverse Game Reviews

'Assassin's Creed Valhalla' review: The latest thrilling mess in the series

ByGiovanni Colantonio
Cult of Nintendo

Nintendo needs to treat its older games with more respect

ByJon Irwin
Luminaries

The King of Final Fantasy reveals why the series is “struggling”

ByHayes Madsen
Year in Games

2020's best video game death redefined a popular genre

ByTomas Franzese
Video Games Issue 2021

The 50 best weapons in video game history

ByJavier Reyes
CLANG!

‘Marvel’s Avengers’ composer reveals the gnarly sounds behind Thor’s hammer

ByCorey Plante

'Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope' devs scrapped a time-manipulation mechanic

BySteven Asarch
impressions

'Total War Saga: Troy' impressions: Sega's war on 'Civilization' is thriving

ByTomas Franzese
Inverse Game Reviews

'Shin Megami Tensei V' doesn't need to be Persona to kick your butt

ByJen Glennon
Feature

How The Best Platformer of 2024 Fixed a Classic Video Game Design Flaw

ByGrant Stoner

'Forspoken' trailers spurred criticism, but devs are "not worried"

ByHayes Madsen
Interview

'The Callisto Protocol' creator says it's way scarier than 'Dead Space'

ByJoseph Yaden
Night King

'Outriders' Technomancer gameplay: Devs reveal the unusual support class

ByTomas Franzese
Inverse Game Reviews

'Genesis Noir' review: The most gorgeous indie game ever made

ByGiovanni Colantonio
Gaming Interviews

'Citizen Sleeper' dev on how players’ bodies shape the story

ByRobin Bea
Inverse Game Reviews

'Triangle Strategy' review: Square Enix's best tactical RPG in 25 years

ByHayes Madsen