How Video Games Could Benefit from Hurting Us More
Gaming representations of physical and mental suffering are regularly reductive. But by really making us hurt, these experiences could become unnerving and exciting.
I’ll Never Love Another Console Like I Loved the PlayStation 3
The games of the PS3 era were special in many ways, but also showcased a lot of the medium's shortcomings, ones that gaming is only beginning to deal with.
Return to the Bunker: ‘Fallout 4’ Through the Eyes of a 1990s War Child
Alma lived through the Bosnian War, forced to leave her home for a bunker beneath the bombs. She plays through the start of 'Fallout 4', recalling her own experiences.
V.A.T.S. the Spirit: The VICE Gaming Verdict On 'Fallout 4'
Bethesda's greatest game to date, this hyped post-apocalyptic role-player lives up to just about all of its promise, barring the odd technical hitch.