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‘Eternal Champions’ Is the Game That Quenched a Teenage Thirst for Gore

It was more messily slapstick than outright offensive, but Sega's fighter took a look at Mortal Kombat's fatalities and said: we can do better.
Mike Diver
10.20.16
Gaming

An Arbitrary Top Ten of the Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games

I've played a lot of Sonic games, and what with the blue critter turning 25, and <i>Sonic Mania</i> lighting up the internet, here's a bunch of the best.
Mike Diver
8.4.16
Gaming

Why I Adore ‘Sensible Soccer’, Still Gaming’s Friendliest Football Sim

It's almost 25 years old, but <i>Sensi</i> remains the most accessible and user-friendly football game around.
Mike Diver
5.25.16
Gaming

I’ll Never Love a Console Like I Loved the SEGA Dreamcast

SEGA's swansong console was ahead of its time, but its amazing games were eclipsed by the super-hyped PlayStation 2.
Ewen Hosie
3.30.16
Gaming

An Expert Agrees: The ‘Streets of Rage 2’ Soundtrack Still Sounds Amazing

Angus Harrison is staff writer for Noisey and Thump. He'd never heard Yuzo Koshiro's 'SoR2' soundtrack before. Spoiler: he was impressed.
Mike Diver
3.7.16
Gaming

Check Out These Interpretations of Classic Mega Drive Artwork

Brighton artist Billy Mather is going back to his childhood for a new series.
Mike Diver; Illustrations by Billy Mather
2.29.16
Gaming

A Brief History of Ghostbusters and Video Games

With 'Lego Dimensions' getting a spooky level pack and Activision maybe making a new game, let's get retrospective.
Mike Diver
2.4.16
VICE vs Video games

Something In the Water: My Nightmare of ‘Ecco the Dolphin’

It's not the most likely candidate for scariest game ever, but SEGA's 1992 game didn't half fuck some of its players up.
Andy McDonald
10.27.15
VICE vs Video games

The Definitive Version of the Greatest-Ever Sonic Game Just Came Out

If you've got a 3DS and you're not playing the new 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2', reconsider your priorities.
Mike Diver
10.13.15
VICE vs Video games

Remembering the Mutant League Games and Their Bizarro Sports Sim Brethren

Because while the Madden and NHL games are great and everything, you can't pile onto and kill a referee in them.
Oliver Lee Bateman
9.14.15
VICE vs Video games

How an Aborted Arcade Game Became FIFA’s Short-Lived But Loved Indoor Mode

FIFA's indoor mode was football stripped back to its joyful core – so how'd it come about, and why'd it disappear?
Richard Moss
9.10.15
VICE vs Video games

Incomplete Control: These Are the Worst Pads We’ve Ever Played With

Honestly, it's not just 1,500 words about the Atari Jaguar pad, I promise. But there is a bit of that. More than a bit. It was awful.
Mike Diver
8.28.15
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