Games Features

Gaming's Climate Dread in a 4K Streaming Ecosystem

Still preoccupied with whether they could, games and technology companies are still not stopping to think if they should.
Lewis Gordon

'Battlefield' Has Never Been Historically Accurate, That's Why It's Fun

Nothing says "realistic respect and honour" like rocket-jumping a boat over a building and bazooka-ing a jet in midair
Matthew Gault

The Untold Story of 'The Sims,' Your First Favourite Jazz Record

The songs that soundtracked the game's Build Mode introduced millions of unknowing kids to new age jazz. The musicians behind it were just trying to make something that wouldn't interfere with your landscaping.
Alex Robert Ross

‘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

The Best and Not-So-Brilliant Bits of the EA Play Conference at E3 2016

We sat through EA's E3 presentation so you didn't have to. Here's what happened, mostly.
Mike Diver

What We Want to See, and Really Don’t, at E3 2016

VICE Gaming contributors on what the annual mega-expo of E3 might have in store for video game enthusiasts – and what it really shouldn't.
VICE Staff

Come On, EA, Make ‘Skate 4’ Already

No single game is more requested of the company, so it's time to give the people what they want.
Emma Quinlan

A Fascinating Yarn: ‘Unravel’ Beautifully Avoids Video Gaming Limbo

With gorgeous visuals and a likeable hero at its core, this new Swedish puzzler is worth finding time for.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

Snoop Dogg Tells Xbox and Bill Gates to ‘Fix Your Shit’

The rapper's just like us regular gamers: pissed off at some shitty servers.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

Fist-Bumps, Burnouts and Bros: The VICE Gaming Verdict On ‘Need for Speed’

A visually striking experience rich in customisation potential, but not the complete package just yet.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

Discovering What’s Different About the New, Definitive ‘Need for Speed’

Ghost Games are presenting a fresh take on Need for Speed, rebooted for a new generation. Here, the company's creative director delivers some fan-pleasing promises.
Ian Dransfield
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Sims

What can these little digital people teach us about how to improve our own lives? Plenty, if you understand how to best pull their strings.
Jordan Erica Webber