It’s Never Too Late to Love Your First Pokémon Game
The world is an increasingly depressing place – so there's no better time to escape into the brilliantly bright climes of 'Pokémon Sun' and/or 'Moon'.
Breaking Down the New Sonic Game with a BAFTA-Winning Designer
I wasn't feeling 'Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice', but I'm no expert on game design. So I asked someone who is.
Nintendo's New Game Where You Run a Clothing Store Shows That Style Is Substantial
It would be a mistake to dismiss 'Style Savvy: Fashion Forward' a cynically stereotypical shot at the girl gaming market.
How ‘Monster Hunter Generations’ Has Improved On an Already Formidable Formula
Capcom's 12-year-old series proves it can learn plenty of new tricks with <i>Generations</i>, the studio's finest hunt yet.
Pokémon and Me, or: Why I Was Wrong About the Pocket Monsters
This was never about me. It was always about us. Pokémon games have never been solo affairs – they're supposed to be shared.
These Are Probably the Seven Best Video Games of 2016 So Far
The year's been okay for new video games so far, right? Right.
A VICE Gaming Beginner’s Guide to Visual Novels
Get stuck into one of these gems, and who knows where it might lead? (Hopefully not into the arms of a psychopathic teddy bear, but no promises.)
Goodbye Wii U, Hello NX: This Is What Nintendo Needs to Do Next
Former <i>Official Nintendo Magazine</i> writer Chris Scullion and VICE's Mike Diver discuss their hopes for the gaming giant's next chapter.
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This Is Everything You Need to Know From the Latest Nintendo Direct
There's a new Kirby game, a new Paper Mario, and no Zelda Wii U news (obviously).
Celebrating ‘Pokémon Red’ and ‘Blue’: Clunky Today But Catch ’Em All Classics 20 Years Ago
Offering personalised, collaborative gaming and friendship, these Game Boy titles were social media before social media.
The Nintendo 3DS Is the Greatest Handheld Console of All Time
Having sold tens of millions since 2011, Nintendo's portable console is a commercial hit. But it's also an essential window onto video gaming history.
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Can I Buy and Sell Drugs in a Video Game Better Than a Real-Life Dealer?
'Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars' has got me moving acid and coke across Liberty City. But how do my exploits measure up to the real thing?