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Megadrive to Mega Hit: Why Video Games Are So Tied to Club Music

From 'Wip3out' to The Black Madonna premiering a track in 'GTA V,' this is the story of how software and hardware linked electronic music to gaming.
Mat Ombler
10.29.18
Gaming

The ‘Sensible Soccer’ World Cup Is an eSport Event Like No Other

No big stadiums and lavish cash prizes here. These devoted fans use their love of a retro classic and a desire to connect with others as a way of kindling their passions.
Fraser Gilbert
9.6.16
Gaming

Why I Adore ‘Sensible Soccer’, Still Gaming’s Friendliest Football Sim

It's almost 25 years old, but <i>Sensi</i> remains the most accessible and user-friendly football game around.
Mike Diver
5.25.16
Gaming

The New ‘Shadow of the Beast’ is Better Than the Old ‘Shadow of the Beast’, and Shut Up

Stuff your parallax scrolling – the original 'Beast' was an unplayable mess. This new one is a great deal deeper and more rewarding.
Mike Diver
5.19.16
deep dive

How One Floppy Disk Turned an 18 Year Old From Devon Into a Video-Game Soundtrack Superstar

Despite failing his music O Level, Allister Brimble became one of the UK's most successful 8-bit producers.
Mantis Kane
4.18.16
Gaming

A Brief History of Ghostbusters and Video Games

With 'Lego Dimensions' getting a spooky level pack and Activision maybe making a new game, let's get retrospective.
Mike Diver
2.4.16
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

'Back to the Future' Was Cool, But 1985 Was an Amazing Year for Video Games

The beginning of the console wars, the release of the original 'Super Mario Bros.', home computing changing forever with the Amiga. 1985 was big.
Mike Diver
10.21.15
VICE vs Video games

Incomplete Control: These Are the Worst Pads We’ve Ever Played With

Honestly, it's not just 1,500 words about the Atari Jaguar pad, I promise. But there is a bit of that. More than a bit. It was awful.
Mike Diver
8.28.15
VICE vs Video games

A Very Belated Beginner’s Guide to The Bitmap Brothers

The coolest Amiga developers ever, this East London studio did things in the early 1990s that made their peers weep with envy.
Mike Diver
5.21.15
VICE vs Video games

How Ocean Software Finally Made Movie-Licence Video Games Worth Playing

For years, games based on films were shit. But then came quite the sea change.
Ewen Hosie
5.20.15
VICE vs Video games

The Past, Present and Future of Iconic Games Developer Team17

Famous for <i>Worms</i> and <i>Alien Breed</i>, the British institution now stands for innovative indie games.
Matt Porter
5.20.15
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