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How the Standing Rock Camps Are Coping with the Massive Blizzard

Despite incredibly harsh conditions and a request from a Sioux leader that non-Sioux campers leave, many are staying put.
VICE Staff
12.7.16
Gaming

‘Battlefield 1’ Is Good, But ‘Overwatch’ Is Still the Only Online Shooter I Need

I want to win in Blizzard's game because I actually care what happens to the characters, a feeling that no other FPS multiplayer has ever given me.
Emma Quinlan
9.8.16
Gaming

The Newest 'Overwatch' Character Is a Sniper Mum

Ana Amari, the latest addition to the cast of Blizzard's hit FPS, is the game's first female character who actually looks like she's been in combat.
Austin Walker
7.14.16
Gaming

Celebrate Your Support Character: Thanking the Unheralded Heroes of ‘Overwatch’

Here's to the people playing as Mercy, as Zenyatta, as Lúcio: we see you, and we love you, even if "Play of the Game" doesn't.
Emma Quinlan
6.9.16
Gaming

How Blizzard Weaponised Hype for the Launch of ‘Overwatch’

'Overwatch' is the most-hyped game of 2016 so far, with seven million playing right now, and its makers really did leave nothing to chance.
Ian Stokes
6.3.16
Gaming

Talking About the One-Way Bloodbath That Was ‘Overwatch’ Vs. ‘Battleborn’

Talk about an unfair fight. One might have been for every kind of badass, but it was comprehensively rolled over by its rival.
Sean Cleaver and Mike Diver
5.30.16
Gaming

An Interview with ‘Warcraft’ Director Duncan Jones

Jones has brought World of Warcraft to the big screen in mega-budget fashion. We discuss the nature of game adaptations and the problems with having so much lore.
Danny Wadeson
5.30.16
Gaming

Speaking To the Heroes of the Dorm Winners About Their eSports Futures

Arizona State's 'Real Dream Team' might have triumphed live on ESPN, but that doesn't guarantee their future in the world of competitive gaming.
Luke Winkie
4.18.16
Stuff

Eight Things Worth the Same Amount as Candy Crush

King Digital Entertainment – the company behind Candy Crush – is being sold to Activision Blizzard for $5.9bn (£3.6bn). Here's what else you could buy with that cash.
Joe Goodman
11.3.15
VICE vs Video games

Six Ways in Which ‘Heroes of the Storm’ Is Incredible

Blizzard's brand-new MOBA is now out in the wild, and it's shaping up to be one of the best games in its field.
Mike Stubbsy
6.9.15
VICE vs Video games

The Greatest Moments of Blizzard Entertainment

To mark the full release of <i>Heroes of the Storm</i> VICE Gaming looks back at the standout story scenes of Blizzard's games so far.
Matt Porter
6.9.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Hearthstone’ Is Amazing, But Its Players Can Be Proper Dicks

Blizzard's card collecting game is an eSports phenomenon with 30 million players. Sadly, a great many of them are sarcastic shits.
Nick Cowen
6.2.15
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