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We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 22

We even hired a new intern this time around. Don't say we never did anything for you.
Annalise Domenighini
Dan Ozzi
Colin Joyce
music videos

Give Kamasi Washington's Surreal "Street Fighter Mas" Video All the Awards

Battlecat stars alongside two real-life 'Street Fighter' pros as Washington goes in search of a worthy arcade game foe.
Alex Robert Ross

This Quebec Gamer Clan Really Wants You to Know They Hate Gay People

The group caused a social media firestorm by wearing shirts that said they "If you're gay, don't approach me, I'll kill you" in public.
Mack Lamoureux

Gamers Reveal the Insides of Their Bedrooms

We take a look inside the private domains of the most unlikely game devotees—academics, musicians, writers—proof that everyone and anyone can be a gamer.
Alex Thebez and Malcolm Thorndike

Meet the UK's Most Obsessive Board Game Collectors

One has over 2,700 board games in his house, and estimates the collection is worth over $125,000.
James Read
VICE vs Video games

Whatever Happened to the Mascots of Our Beloved 90s Platform Games?

From Mario to Donkey Kong to Sonic the Hedgehog, we chronicled the highs and lows for our favorite mascots.
Grant Pardee

Twitch's Expansion into Live Music and Dance Labels is a Beautiful Thing

Here's what you can expect from the world's most popular gaming website.
Ziad Ramley
VICE vs Video games

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Nintendo

The Wii U was the standout console of my 2014—and with games like <i>Mario Kart</i> and <i>Bayonetta 2</i>, it should have been yours, too.
Mike Diver

We Spoke to the Minecraft Composer Who Makes A Living Off the Gaming Community

He has never asked for a heart on Hypem or bootlegged a remix of Drake, but his music is heard more than any DJ Mag Top 100 producer's.
Ziad Ramley
VICE vs Video games

The Greatest Video Game Ever Might Never Come Out

The last installment of the Half-Life series dropped in 2007. That's <i>seven years</i> of waiting for the promised, almost mythical, game from the developers at Valve.
Brad Barrett

Zoe Quinn Told Us What Being Targeted by Every Troll in the World Feels Like

The developer behind a weird, artsy video game called Depression Quest had her life thrown into disarray when she unwittingly became the clashing point in the gaming culture war. Now she's getting on with her life.
Mike Pearl

We Hung Out with Disappointed Nerds Outside of FanExpo in Toronto

FanExpo is Canada's largest convention for nerds who love video games, aliens, comic books, science fiction, anime, and horror. It's also a gigantic clusterfuck.
VICE Canada