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WATCH: eSports – The Celebrity Millionaires of Competitive Gaming

Host Matt Shea goes to South Korea to meet the stars of the eSports world.
VICE Staff
8.14.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Video Games Might Become an Olympic Sport

Tennis, gymnastics, basketball and...Overwatch?
Katherine Gillespie
8.8.17
Art

The Biggest Art Trends of 2016 | The Wrap Up

We predicted the biggest trends of 2016… how wrong were we?
Giaco Furino
12.30.16
Gaming

Smashing It, Small Time: Inside a Local Competitive Video Gaming Scene

Smash Down South is one of many <i>Super Smash Bros. Melee</i> communities keeping a 15-year-old game alive. We went to check it out.
Henry Stenhouse
10.5.16
Gaming

Street Fighter Has Become the World's Smallest Premier eSport, and That’s OK

It's the most famous fighting game in the world, yet pro-level Street Fighter is so very far away from the big money competitions of other eSports.
Gareth Dutton
9.30.16
Gaming

The Rise and Fall of Competitive ‘Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare’

As 'Modern Warfare Remastered' approaches, we look back on how the game's original release both benefitted eSports but failed to capitalise on its boom.
Jake Tucker
9.20.16
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

‘Mario Kart 8’ Is an Amazing eSport, If Only eSports Would Take It Seriously

It's accessible, sure, "casual" even – but played at the top level Nintendo's racer is much more than a goofy game of luck.
James O’Connor; photographs by Angelo Valdivia
8.19.16
Gaming

The World Cup of ‘Rocket League’ Looked a Lot Like the Future of eSports

The biggest competitive games rarely travel well beyond their core audiences, but Psyonix's title's simplicity is a virtue.
Rich Stanton
8.11.16
Gaming

Don't Miss These Lesser Known Fighting Games from Evo 2016

'Street Fighter' and 'Mortal Kombat' weren't the only games at last weekend's massive Evo fighting game tournament. These smaller games are well worth your attention, too.
Austin Walker
7.21.16
Gaming

These Are the Moments That Made Evo 2016

The world's biggest fighting game gathering is over, and these are the stories we'll remember from the thousands of rounds.
Andi Hamilton
7.19.16
Gaming

‘Street Fighter V’ Has Its First World Champion

Infiltration wins the game's first-ever Evo tournament, and is naturally pretty happy about the whole thing.
Mike Diver
7.18.16
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