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Meeting the Winners of ‘Knightmare’, the ‘Dark Souls’ of Children’s TV

If you loved fantasy and video games in the late 1980s and early 1990s, <i>Knightmare</i> was your show. We spoke to two of its rare winners.
Ben Oliver
9.25.16
Gaming

How the New Video Game 'Virginia' Found a Voice Without Dialogue

Variable State's new game, 'Virginia', is a mystery inspired by 'Twin Peaks' and 'The X-Files.' But unlike those shows known for their banter, the characters in <i>Virginia</i> don't say a word.
Lewis Gordon
9.24.16
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

Nintendo’s E3 Awards Victory Shows That They’re Console Contenders Again

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' 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

Here’s What You Might Want to Know About ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ (Now We’ve Played It)

Guerrilla Games' not-like-Killzone-whatsoever adventure title has a 2017 release date, but we've already taken it for a spin, and came away very happy indeed.
Mike Diver
6.15.16
Gaming

Saying Goodbye to Our Geralts at the End of ‘The Witcher 3’

Millions of us have been playing as the same man for a year now, all on slightly different journeys. Now, it's time to say farewell.
Mike Diver and Sam White
6.7.16
Gaming

The New ‘Call of Cthulhu’ Is Eschewing Horror Video Game Predictability

Cyanide's adaptation of the pen-and-paper game is aiming to deliver a terrifying atmosphere, not cheap jump scares.
Mike Diver
2.29.16
Gaming

‘The Secret of Monkey Island’ Is Still Everything I Want in Video Games

It's ancient, slow, and you (almost) can't die in it. And yet LucasArts' 1990 adventure remains absolute gaming perfection for me.
Mike Diver
1.31.16
VICE vs Video games

A Completely Spoilers-Filled Interview with the Makers of ‘Life Is Strange’

Co-directors Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet discuss their game's heavyweight themes of bullying and assisted suicide.
Mike Diver
1.22.16
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

The New ‘Adventure Time’ Video Game Is More Mediocre Than Mathematical

'Finn & Jake Investigations' is a point-and-click game given a candy coating, but all your favourite characters can't save a dull experience.
Mike Diver
11.30.15
VICE vs Video games

We Were the Pretenders: The VICE Gaming Verdict On ‘Tales From the Borderlands’

Telltale's now-complete series is very funny, surprisingly sincere, and the gaming equivalent of a TV show on Netflix that I can't help but binge watch.
Carolyn Petit
11.8.15
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