Ian Dransfield

Gaming

Listen to the VICE Gaming Podcast’s Horror Special

We're talking 20 years of Resident Evil, plus 'P.T.', the Silent Hill series and more.
Mike Diver
3.24.16
Gaming

Unchecked Video Gaming Nostalgia Is a Frightful Disease and Must Be Stopped

The Vega+ and Commodore PET Phone show us that some gaming memories should be left in the past.
Ian Dransfield
3.17.16
VICE vs Video games

I Basically Grew Up In the Post-Apocalyptic Wastelands of the Fallout Games

It's a little amazing just how many of my experiences with the role-playing series have echoed what's been happening in my real life.
Ian Dransfield
12.18.15
VICE vs Video games

25 Super Nintendo Games You Should Play Today

Nintendo's 16bit machine is 25 years old, so here's 25 games from the 1990s that you can put on today and forget about frame rate debates for an hour or two.
Ian Dransfield
11.27.15
VICE vs Video games

Ahead of ‘Fallout 4’, Let’s Look at Gaming’s Most Gorgeous Apocalypses

A brief overview of gaming's more pleasant-on-the-eye ends of the world as we know it.
Ian Dransfield
11.8.15
VICE vs Video games

The VICE Gaming Verdict On ‘WWE 2K16’

It's better than 'WWE 2K15', which is something – but what does a passionate wrestling fan make of the latest video game version of sports entertainment's biggest franchise?
Ian Dransfield
11.4.15
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
11.3.15
VICE vs Video games

Hands-On With ‘Rainbow Six Siege’, a Modern Shooter for Sharing with Friends

Ubisoft's multiplayer FPS is a lot more enjoyable than its somewhat generic screens suggest, as I found out at a London preview event.
Ian Dransfield
10.21.15
VICE vs Video games

Loads of Real-Life Sports Are Much Better When They’re Video Games

There's no denying it: take controllers and immediate access to crisps out of the equation and a bunch of these things are dull as fuck.
Ian Dransfield
8.4.15
VICE vs Video games

Role-Playing Games Have Been My Life, Before I Even Knew What One Was

Ahead of the release of 2015's biggest role-playing game, 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt', VICE contributor Ian Dransfield documents his own life in RPGs.
Ian Dransfield
5.12.15
VICE vs Video games

A Short History of Video Gaming’s Most Gratifying Destruction

From blowing shit up to simply punching it apart, games have addressed cathartic carnage in very different ways over the years.
Ian Dransfield
3.26.15
VICE vs Video games

Toasting the “Nearly Men” Behind Modern Video Gaming’s Greatest Hits

Some of today's hit games, and gaming genres, aren't the innovators you think they are. Others came before, others that shouldn't be forgotten.
Ian Dransfield
2.11.15
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