GX was started as a reaction to gaming's dominant "bro" culture, and serves as a place for queer geeks to hang out and enjoy cool shit in a safe, inclusive space.
They didn't do anything but poop, walk around, age, and die, but we treated those little pixelated pets like family.
I went to Melbourne's first ever 24-hour ramen bar to find out.
Akiba is Japan's sprawling strip where J-Pop blares constantly, girls dressed as French maids entice you up to 5F to play GameCube games with them, and everyone's lost and found at the same time.
"We have a giant robot, you have a giant robot—you know what needs to happen."
The Japanese game designer tells us about 'ReCore,' 'Mighty No. 9,' his Capcom past, and his love for robots.
Are giant robotic arms coming to wipe out humanity?
Alyssa Salazar is negotiating the intricate rules of Lolita dress-up alongside the guidelines for being a hijabi Muslim woman.
At just 22, she has an impressive list of credits and the photo skills to back them up.
In the latest Michael comic, Michael reviews a mass-produced anime product on YouTube.
We sat down with legendary tattoo artist Horiyoshi the Third as he explained his work and the philosophies behind it.
In his new book, Australian artist Paul Schonberger captures the unique ability of older men to "not give a fuck."
VICE Japan caught up with online sensation Megwin and treated him to feast of culinary delights.
Like his work, the photographer is friendly but totally illusive.
Zauo takes the idea of "farm-to-table" and feeds it a barnful of meth.
The "Aum Affair," as it is known in Japan, terrified the country and continues to reverberate two decades after cult members attacked the Tokyo subway system with sarin.
More selections of memorable excellence from the vintage role-play series.
Local press have labeled Kishi Ryoichi's death a harakiri-style suicide, which is a ritualized tradition that has been endemic to Japanese culture since the 12th century.
Tokyo hosts the largest St. Patrick's Day parade in Asia, complete with shamrocks and pints of Guinness.
Haruhiko Kawaguchi's claustrophobic images aim to express what we feel when we talk about love.
VICE talks with veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan who are struggling with mental illness, addiction, and PTSD—often overprescribed narcotics and other pharmaceuticals that bring their own sets of problems.
Four years since the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant went into full meltdown and the resulting 12-mile evacuation zone was enforced, one farmer still remains—braving high levels of radiation and loneliness to tend to abandoned animals.
For years, young people from Indonesia to China have been dressing up like Nazis, buying Hitler-adorned merchandise, and embracing "swastikawaii."
Reading Marie Kondo's word-of-mouth hit The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up had me spending my evenings lying on the floor, thanking my sweaters individually for keeping me warm.