Mike Diver

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The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's much-speculated-about next console has had its official reveal – so we can all stop making shit up, now.
Mike Diver
10.21.16
Gaming

‘Eternal Champions’ Is the Game That Quenched a Teenage Thirst for Gore

It was more messily slapstick than outright offensive, but Sega's fighter took a look at Mortal Kombat's fatalities and said: we can do better.
Mike Diver
10.21.16
Gaming

In Conversation with the King of Game Boy 'Tetris'

You won't know Uli Horner. He's no eSports star like Faker or xPeke. But he's a world record holder on the world's biggest-selling game, 'Tetris.'
Mike Diver
10.12.16
Gaming

Playing the Stealthy ‘Dishonored 2’ Like ‘Bulletstorm’ Is Brilliant Fun

Piling up bodies has a wicked appeal that's oddly familiar.
Mike Diver
10.3.16
Gaming

How the Blue Skies of ‘Forza Horizon 3’ Got Me Thinking About ‘OutRun 2’ and Gaming Preservation

Playing one made me want to play the other—but how few of us can still enjoy games a decade and more old?
Mike Diver
9.20.16
Gaming

‘Pro Evo 2017’ Shows That the Beautiful Game Can Play Dirty

Konami's kicking sim will forever remain the underdog versus FIFA, but there's a lot to be said for its purity and physical punch.
Mike Diver
9.14.16
Gaming

Why We Returned ‘No Man’s Sky’

We asked five paying customers what made them return the not-so-infinite possibilities of the massively hyped video game.
Mike Diver
9.13.16
Gaming

An Overdue Apology to the Outgoing PlayStation Vita

I never loved you like I should, until it was too late.
Mike Diver
9.8.16
Gaming

‘No Man’s Sky’ Designer Sean Murray on New Gaming Horizons and Never Giving Up

VICE meets the man at the heart of one of 2016's biggest video games, to learn about stresses and relief, hopes and hardships.
Mike Diver
8.10.16
Gaming

An Arbitrary Top Ten of the Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games

I've played a lot of Sonic games, and what with the blue critter turning 25, and 'Sonic Mania' lighting up the internet, here's a bunch of the best.
Mike Diver
8.5.16
Gaming

I Can’t Keep ‘Headlander’ Out of My Mind

The stylish sci-fi game is scratching a metroidvania itch that I never knew I had.
Mike Diver
8.3.16
Gaming

If You Only Play One ‘Aliens’ Game Today, Make It ‘Infestation’

James Cameron's movie is 30 years old. Celebrate its awesomeness by playing the best Aliens game out there.
Mike Diver
7.28.16
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