Mario Kart 8


‘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.


The VICE Gaming Guide to Playing Video Games Properly at University

House party going south? Slam on Crash Bandicoot. Party, saved.


These Are the Games You Should Buy Next for Your New Console

Get a new games-playing machine for Christmas? Bored of whatever came with it? Here's what you need to get next.


Now Is a Good Time To Find Your Video Gaming Happy Place

We all need pick-me-up games to make a bad day better. Here are a few that are guaranteed turn my frown upside down.


If These Truly are the Final Days of the Wii U, Let It Go with a Bang

After a somewhat disappointing E3 showing, Nintendo's Wii U might be heading for the scrapheap. But it's not about to go out quietly.


The 2015 Nintendo World Championships Were a Beautiful Reminder of Why Gaming Is Amazing

The tournament confirmed that video games are awesome, if you needed a reminder. (Seriously, some of you did.)


Ten Things I Love About Video Games in 2015

From indies shutting out major studios for awards, to terrific facial hair and small-portion servings, here's what's awesome in games right now.


Video Game Genre Names are Bullshit, So Let’s Change Them

Games have changed, but we're still talking about "action-adventures". It's time to consider more accurate alternatives.


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Nintendo

The Wii U was the standout console of my 2014 – and with games like Mario Kart and Bayonetta 2, it should have been yours, too.


Mario Kart 8 Isn't About Gunning People to Death and It's Still Fun

It's rare these days that a video game can be just that.