Open World Games

Postscript

The Millennial Burnout Conversation Also Applies to Gamers

Burnout is real, and boy, it sucks.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.14.19
Gaming

Damn, It Feels Good Being John Marston Again

Even though I know how it all ends for him, walking in the boots of one of Rockstar's finest creations remains a singular thrill the second time.
Mike Diver
7.26.16
Gaming

‘Far Cry Primal’ Is a Stone Age Setback for Open-World Gaming

Ubisoft's first-person series arguably peaked with 2008's 'Far Cry 2,' and a dip into prehistory can't shake up its tiring formula.
Ed Smith
2.26.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Just Cause 3’ Has Amazing Explosions but Not Much Else

The last big open-world adventure of 2015 has an incredibly boring story, but when the gameplay clicks it's completely thrilling.
Mike Diver
12.7.15
VICE vs Video games

Forget Fallout and Metal Gear, ‘Bloodborne’ Is My Open-World Game of 2015

FromSoftware's PS4 doozie is that rare open-world release that puts all of its space to cunning use.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
12.4.15
VICE vs Video games

Documenting the Barren but Beautiful World of the ‘Mad Max’ Game

Avalanche's open-world game might not be the best thing you play in 2015, but its environments constantly impress.
Sam White
9.15.15
VICE vs Video games

'The Getaway' Could Have Been More Revolutionary Than 'GTA: Vice City'

The PS2's London-set gangster game got suffocated by the success of <i>Vice City</i>, which is a bloody shame.
Ed Smith
8.4.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Mad Max,’ the Game, Is Ready to Rival the Success of ‘Fury Road’

Avalanche Studios' upcoming open-world game is a highly polished, completely compelling experience that I can't wait to play more of.
Mike Diver
7.2.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Just Cause 3’ Lets You Blow a Whole World of Shit Up, Just 'Cause

If you've come for the story, you're leaving disappointed—this game is designed exclusively for explosive fun.
Mike Diver
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

What Can Bethesda Do With ‘Fallout 4’, Since ‘The Witcher 3’ Is the Best Open-World RPG of All Time?

There&#39;s a new Fallout! Definitely. Probably. Something&#39;s happening today! But what hope does it have of being awesome against the might of &#34;The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt&#34;?
Sam White
6.3.15