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Burn-Out Has Officially Become A Medical Condition

Can the World Health Organisation classification help increase awareness of the fact that stress from overworking may lead to death?
Edoardo Liotta
Shamani Joshi
5.29.19
GAMES

Meet the Superfans Spending Tens of Thousands on Escape Rooms

“I didn’t think I’d ever be into something so much as I am escape rooms. Now everyone knows me as 'Escape Room Girl.'"
Justin Caffier
4.30.19
Gaming

In China, 'Fortnite' Penalises Minors for Playing Too Much

Gamers under the age of 18 have to take regular breaks or face diminishing returns after three hours of playing 'Fortnite.'
Matthew Gault
3.26.19
Inside Outsider

Interviewing the Eshayz Behind Cult Game 'Big City Earnerz'

“Dodge the jackz n collect max pingaz.”
Mahmood Fazal
3.21.19
Gaming

Meet the Guy Who Made a Video Game About Pingers, Lads and Nike TNs

In "Big City Earnerz" you run from the cops, spray graffiti, rock Nautica polos, and get to generally enjoy the best of Melbourne.
VICE Staff
3.21.19
Gaming

Women of Warhammer Show Us Their Finest Work

We spoke to female fans about their passion for the game, and whether its male-dominated landscape is changing.
Ben Sledge
3.18.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

India Arrests Players of 'Addictive' Online Video Game

Labelled “a demon in every house”, PUBG is facing a crackdown in Gujarat.
Pallavi Pundir
3.18.19
LGBTQ

Gaymers Inc. Is What the UK's Gay Gamers Have Been Waiting for

"We want to create a community where people can make new friends without having to go to bars or clubs, which is a lot of what the LGBTQ scene in London is about."
Nick Levine
2.11.19
slow-mo

This Is What 'Super Mario' Looks Like at 380,000 Frames Per Second

It’s so slow you’re watching the scanline create the image.
Matthew Gault
2.1.19
Gaming

Nintendo Makes It Clear that Piracy Is the Only Way to Preserve Video Game History

By shutting down the Wii Store Channel and not letting users download old games, Nintendo is once again showing that in the modern digital era, you don’t actually own the things you buy.
Karl Bode
Emanuel Maiberg
1.30.19
Australiana

This Guy Blew $50K on Buck Hunter... and Is Now Ranked #4 in the World

How one Sydney bartender turned low aspirations into an art form.
Nat Kassel
1.23.19
Culture

My Sensual Journey into Japan's $90 Million Fake Anime Boyfriend Market

Since the 90s, Japanese women have been playing otome ("maiden") games, which allow the player to pursue virtual relationships with several virtual hunks. In the interest of journalism, I spent over $60 flirting with them.
Callie Beusman
12.29.18
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