Sayem Ahmed

Gaming

'Gundam: Extreme VS' is the 'Virtual-On' Successor We've Always Needed

'Gundam Extreme VS-Force' isn't perfect, but it offers the sort of high speed, robot-fighting action that we don't see much of these days.
Sayem Ahmed
7.29.16
Gaming

A Whole Week in the World of ‘Pokémon Go’ Has Left Me a Wreck

I expected to have a little fun with it. Maybe it'd hook me in. But I had no idea how deep this would go.
Sayem Ahmed
7.14.16
Gaming

On the Sublime and Beautiful: A Conversation with ‘Dark Souls III’ Director Hidetaka Miyazaki

This is the end of days, but the game's director wants to assure us that there is beauty beyond the decay.
Sayem Ahmed
3.1.16
VICE vs Video games

The Enticingly Alien ‘Xenoblade Chronicles X’ Is 2015’s Most Eye-Popping Open World Game

Monolith Soft's epic-scale JRPG looks and feels entirely unlike any other game out there, and is well worth taking a chance on.
Sayem Ahmed
12.1.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Persona 4’ Was the Game That Showed Me a Childhood Beyond My Muslim Household

Atlus' JRPG helped me face my own "shadow" and overcome my social obstacles.
Sayem Ahmed
9.27.15
VICE vs Video games

The Terrific ‘Super Mario Maker’ Teased Me Into Making My Own Game, But It Went Terribly

Nintendo's new create-your-own-levels tool kit is so easy to use I assumed I could transfer my skills elsewhere. But, nope.
Sayem Ahmed
9.3.15
VICE vs Video games

First Love and Awkwardness: Inside the Mind of ‘Life Is Strange’ Co-Director Michel Koch

Koch explains the DNA of the game's Warren, and how we all have a dark side, just waiting to erupt.
Sayem Ahmed
8.4.15