Mike Diver

Gaming

‘Eternal Champions’ Is the Game That Quenched a Teenage Thirst for Gore

It was more messily slapstick than outright offensive, but Sega's fighter took a look at Mortal Kombat's fatalities and said: we can do better.
Mike Diver
10.21.16
Gaming

In Conversation with the King of Game Boy 'Tetris'

You won't know Uli Horner. He's no eSports star like Faker or xPeke. But he's a world record holder on the world's biggest-selling game, 'Tetris.'
Mike Diver
10.11.16
Gaming

VICE Gaming's First Impressions of PlayStation VR

Mike Diver and Austin Walker discuss the pros and cons of Sony's imminently available virtual reality headset for the PS4.
Mike Diver and Austin Walker
10.6.16
Gaming

Telltale’s Bloody ‘Batman’ Shows How the Studio’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Should Have Been

The new episode of this interactive Gotham story spills way more blood than expected, setting a precedent for where 'Game of Thrones' goes next.
Mike Diver
9.22.16
Gaming

The Making of Indie Puzzle Game ‘Hue,' Part II

When I last met the makers of this great little game, they were 70 percent happy with it. On the eve of its release, are they 100 percent satisfied?
Mike Diver
8.24.16
Gaming

In Conversation with ‘Final Fantasy XV’ Director Hajime Tabata

Discussing the game's delay, the importance of making it perfect for everyone, and the most popular characters amongst cosplayers.
Mike Diver
8.23.16
Gaming

The Makers of ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’ Reflect on Happiness and Horrors

The Chinese Room founders Jessica Curry and Dan Pinchbeck look back, a year later, at what their multi-award-winning game taught them for the future.
Lewis Gordon and Mike Diver
8.12.16
Gaming

I Can’t Keep ‘Headlander’ Out of My Mind

The stylish sci-fi game is scratching a metroidvania itch that I never knew I had.
Mike Diver
8.3.16
Gaming

Let’s Work Out What Happens in ‘No Man’s Sky’ Based Solely On Its Soundtrack

Hello Games's sci-fi epic hasn't been big on it story so far, but we can guess some beats from its 65daysofstatic-made music.
Mike Diver
7.8.16
Gaming

A Look Back at the Folly of ‘Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within’

The video game movie was a box office bomb for Square, and a disaster for the Final Fantasy franchise. But could history repeat with 'Final Fantasy XV'?
Mike Diver
7.7.16
Gaming

Nintendo’s Win at E3 Shows That It's a Console Contender Again

<i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> is E3's outstanding game in the eyes of the critics, which sets Nintendo in great stead for an NX comeback.
Mike Diver
7.6.16
Gaming

Why We’re Still Addicted To ‘Rocket League,' One Year Later

Psyonix's muscle-cars-and-massive-balls game has been a mainstay of our evenings since it came out, and we're not about to break the habit any time soon.
Mike Diver, David Whelan and Joel Golby
7.1.16
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