Patrick Klepek

​Patrick Klepek is the Senior Reporter at VICE Gaming, and he's been covering video games for more than 10 years. He secretly wishes he was writing about horror movies every day.​

Games Features

Why Nintendo Fans Think This Porn Account Knows the Company's Secrets

Like Apple, Nintendo tries to keep what they're working on a surprise. That only makes people want to know what's going on even more.
Patrick Klepek
3.27.20
Games Features

The 'Hard Drive' Became The Onion of Video Games by Being 'Unapologetically Left-Wing'

How 'Hard Drive' manages to celebrate and skewer gaming culture, while supporting unionization and LGBTQ rights at the same time.
Patrick Klepek
3.26.20
Games Reviews

'Half-Life: Alyx' Is Scary as Hell, and Proves Valve's VR Gamble Paid Off

Under the heavy burden from a decade of speculation and expectations, 'Half-Life: Alyx' delivers.
Patrick Klepek
3.23.20
Games News

GameStop Instructs Employees to Ignore Law Enforcement And Not Shut Down

A memo sent to workers says GameStop views themselves as "essential retail."
Patrick Klepek
3.19.20
Games Features

People Are Driving for Hours And Paying $300 to Buy Nintendo's Fitness Game

Retailers have completely sold out of Ring Fit, and resellers are happy to charge people hundreds while the world remains in quarantine.
Patrick Klepek
3.19.20
Games News

Streamer Banned After “Joke” Hoping Coronavirus Kills Old and Poor People

Kaceytron has a history of edgelord humor, and based on Twitch’s history, the streamer will be back soon enough.
Patrick Klepek
3.18.20
Games News

GameStop Has No Idea What to Do About Coronavirus

Employees have been asked to buy their own cleaning supplies, and re-install demo stations after some stores took them down.
Patrick Klepek
3.17.20
Games News

Gaming’s Biggest Yearly Event, E3, Has Been Cancelled Because of Coronavirus

The ongoing novel coronavirus is continuing to impact the ability to hold large public events.
Patrick Klepek
3.11.20
Games Features

'Dreams' Is So Much Weirder and More Interesting Than Video Game Remakes

The moment you scratch beneath the surface, you find a fascinating world of surrealist art, copyright infringement, kids doing weird experiments, and so much more.
Patrick Klepek
3.10.20
Games News

An Interview With the One Person Really Mad Pornhub Is Broken on the Wii U

Lots of people enjoy pornography. Not everyone does so on an abandoned video game console with a broken web browser.
Patrick Klepek
3.9.20
Games News

Hand Shakes, High-Fives Banned at ‘League of Legends’ Event, Due to Coronavirus

Organizers are finding it increasingly hard to hold gatherings with lots of people, and weird compromises are being made.
Patrick Klepek
3.6.20
Games News

The Extremely Rare 'Nintendo PlayStation' Prototype Just Sold For $360,000

It’s the most that’s ever been paid for a collectible piece of gaming history.
Patrick Klepek
3.6.20
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