Sam White

Features

Shut Down: a Short History of Cultural Repression from the Criminal Justice Act to Fabric

Here's the story of how the powers that be have taken on nightlife—and won.
Sam White
9.13.16
Gaming

Postcards from the Edge of the Universe: A ‘No Man’s Sky’ Gallery

Everyone's experience of No Man's Sky is going to be different, and yet, some of these sights are sure to remind you of worlds you've visited.
Sam White
8.15.16
Gaming

On ‘Fallout 4: Far Harbor’ and Being Able to Say Goodbye to Bethesda

The studio's impressive world building continues in this DLC adventure, but the excitement I used to feel for these games has faded.
Sam White
5.24.16
Gaming

Hands-On with the Refreshing Freedom of ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’

It's clearly the biggest Uncharted yet – but does all this open space sacrifice the series' trademark sharp scriptwriting?
Sam White
4.4.16
Gaming

The Brilliant New Strategy Game ‘XCOM 2’ Turns Time Itself Against Its Players

Firaxis Games' sequel to 2012's 'Enemy Unknown' surpasses all expectations to instantly become a strategy classic.
Sam White
2.10.16
VICE vs Video games

V.A.T.S. the Spirit: The VICE Gaming Verdict On 'Fallout 4'

Bethesda's greatest game to date, this hyped post-apocalyptic role-player lives up to just about all of its promise, barring the odd technical hitch.
Sam White
11.9.15
VICE vs Video games

I’ll Never Love a Console Like I Loved My Original Xbox

It was a beast, bigger than me, but even when it broke down and my grades were slipping, I stuck by Microsoft's first games console.
Sam White
11.1.15
VICE vs Video games

Football for Dummies: What Can FIFA and PES Teach an Idiot About the Beautiful Game?

Yep, this is our naïve way of measuring which is the better of the two football games this year.
Sam White
10.8.15
VICE vs Video games

At Its Sixth Attempt, Forza Has Finally Escaped the Shadow of Gran Turismo

Turn 10's 'Forza Motorsport 6' delivers soul where Sony's series merely aims for speed.
Sam White
9.16.15
VICE vs Video games

Lines in the Sand: Documenting the Barren But Beautiful World of ‘Mad Max’

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

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

There's a new Fallout! Definitely. Probably. Something's happening today! But what hope does it have of being awesome against the might of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt?
Sam White
6.3.15
VICE vs Video games

This Is Everything That We’re Allowed to Tell You About ‘Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate’

It's in Victorian London! There are pavements! We didn't actually see the female character they really want us to know about! Stabbing!
Sam White
5.12.15
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