Sean Cleaver

Gaming

‘Dead Island’ Wasn’t Quite the Catastrophe of a Zombie Game You Might Recall

Techland's title of 2011 was wrong in a lot of ways, but dig beneath its bloody surface and there were thrills to be had.
Sean Cleaver
4.15.16
Gaming

Playing ‘Dark Souls III’ with Peter Serafinowicz

I just couldn't click with the Souls series at all, until the actor and comedian invited me over for a little guidance.
Sean Cleaver
4.4.16
Gaming

After Several Years of Struggle, I’m Finally Giving Up on ‘Dark Souls’

It's the best video game of all time, apparently. But I've tried and failed to get ahead in FromSoftware's deadly adventure.
Sean Cleaver
2.23.16
VICE vs Video games

Uncharted’s Nathan Drake Is a Video Gaming Monster

Naughty Dog's wisecracking character is no hero – he's a harbinger of death and destruction who should probably be stopped.
Sean Cleaver
1.7.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Star Wars: TIE Fighter’ Is the Game That Taught Me to Enjoy Being Evil

And once I was done killing Rebels, I came to realise how easily those closest to evil can be blind to its truth.
Sean Cleaver
12.10.15
VICE vs Video games

The VICE Gaming Guide to Video Game Drinking Games

Turn on, sign in, get pissed. You know it makes sense, at least before the morning after.
Sean Cleaver
11.27.15
VICE vs Video games

Really, It’s OK to Not Play Every New Video Game That’s Coming Out

There's so many that you physically couldn't, anyway, so here's a guide to what you should pick up, based on your personal circumstances.
Sean Cleaver
9.2.15
VICE vs Video games

Is the ‘Madden Curse’ the Real Deal, Or Just Amazing Bad Luck?

We spoke to NFL analyst Michael Carlson about the risks players take by appearing on the game's artwork.
Sean Cleaver
8.19.15
VICE vs Video games

Hey Internet Trolls, Nobody Cares About Your Frame-Rate Woes

The frame rate police can sod right off with its pointless crusade against developers who don't achieve 60fps.
Sean Cleaver
7.21.15
VICE vs Video games

‘The Last of Us 2’ Needs to Step Away from Joel and Ellie, and Into the Unknown

If Naughty Dog is making a sequel to their 2013 hit, the last thing it should do is dwell on that game's leading pair.
Sean Cleaver
7.1.15
VICE vs Video games

Why ‘Halo 3: ODST’ Is the Best ‘Halo’

Four? Get out. The original? Come on. If you're really serious about the Halo series, then you know the best of the bunch doesn't even star Master Chief.
Sean Cleaver
6.4.15
VICE vs Video games

Amanda De Santa and ‘Grand Theft Auto V’’s Feminine Mystique

Michael's wife is much more than a nagging cue for nefarious activities – she's the modern interpretation of a problem dating back several decades.
Sean Cleaver
6.1.15