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Meeting the Winners of ‘Knightmare’, the ‘Dark Souls’ of Children’s TV

If you loved fantasy and video games in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Knightmare was your show. We spoke to two of its rare winners.
Ben Oliver
9.26.16
Gaming

The New 'Call of Cthulhu' Horror Game Is a Trip into Insanity

Cyanide's adaptation of the pen-and-paper game is aiming to deliver a terrifying atmosphere, not cheap jump scares.
Mike Diver
3.1.16
VICE vs Video games

A Completely Spoilers-Filled Interview with the Makers of ‘Life Is Strange’

Co-directors Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet discuss their game's heavyweight themes of bullying and assisted suicide.
Mike Diver
1.25.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Xenoblade Chronicles X’ Is 2015’s Most Eye-Popping Open-World Game

Monolith Soft's epic-scale JRPG looks and feels entirely unlike any other game out there, and is well worth taking a chance on.
Sayem Ahmed
12.1.15
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The New 'Adventure Time' Video Game Is an Adventure in Mediocrity

'Finn & Jake Investigations' is a point-and-click game given a candy coating, but all your favorite characters can't save a dull experience.
Mike Diver
11.30.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Tales from the Borderlands’ Is the Gaming Equivalent of an Addictive TV Show

Telltale's now-complete series is very funny, surprisingly sincere, and the gaming equivalent of a TV show on Netflix that I can't help but binge watch.
Carolyn Petit
11.9.15
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Adventure Video Games Are Steadily Delivering Better Stories Than Movies

Charles Cecil of Revolution Software talks about "Broken Sword 5" and adventure gaming's return to mainstream popularity.
Dave Cook
8.27.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Quest for Glory’ Was the Game That Taught Me Patience

The "QFG" games still elicit a special, strange, internet 1.0 thrill in me, so I had to speak to its makers, Corey and Lori Ann Cole.
Giaco Furino
8.12.15
VICE vs Video games

Hold the ‘Shenmue 3’ Hype, Weren’t the Earlier Games Kinda Bad?

The reveal of "Shenmue 3" turned men into runny-eyed babies—but don't they remember how bad these games could be?
Mike Diver
6.19.15
VICE vs Video games

Please, Square Enix, Don’t Screw Up the ‘Final Fantasy VII’ Remake

So much hype, and such massive potential to fuck it all up. So, Square, listen to the fans, please.
Dave Cook
6.18.15
VICE vs Video games

The E3 ‘Fallout 4’ Reveal Was Glorious, and I'm on Board with the Hype

It's so sweet-looking that audience members even cheered the game's rendering of a cola bottle.
Mike Diver
6.15.15
VICE vs Video games

Game Industry Legend Ian Livingstone Talks About Creating Lara Croft and Why Video Games Are Good for Kids

"Failure is just work-in-progress success, and games allow you to do that."
Mike Diver
6.5.15
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