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I Hope Our Bleak Future Resembles the Music in ‘Detroit: Become Human’

The video game is as triumphant as it is traumatic, and – in the case of one character’s story – that’s down to the work of composer Philip Sheppard.
Ryan Bassil
6.28.18
Gaming

How the Opening Hour of ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Expertly Hooks Its Player

Most video games need to get the player engaged quickly, and the newest Tomb Raider's perfect opening does that marvellously.
Mike Diver
10.13.16
Gaming

VICE Gaming’s First Impressions of PlayStation VR

Mike Diver and Austin Walker discuss the pros and cons of Sony's imminently available virtual reality headset for the PS4.
Mike Diver and Austin Walker
10.6.16
Gaming

Don't Expect Most of Your Old Games to Get Updated for PS4 Pro

If you've been hoping your favorite titles are suddenly going to start running at 60 frames-per-second on Sony's new hardware, think again.
Patrick Klepek
9.17.16
Gaming

There’s Always a Man: BioShock’s Jordan Thomas Discusses the Acclaimed Trilogy

An essential member of the teams behind BioShock and its sequels, Thomas tells us about aiming for Aliens but producing Pitch Black.
Ed Smith
9.15.16
Gaming

It’s Remembered for Its Action, But ‘Resident Evil 4’ Was a Superbly Scripted Video Game

RE4 was outstanding of visuals, sound and set-piece variety – but more than that, it was a fantastic example of video game writing.
Ed Smith
9.14.16
Gaming

Why We Returned ‘No Man’s Sky’

We asked five paying customers what made them return the not-so-infinite possibilities of the massively hyped video game.
Mike Diver
9.12.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here’s What You Need to Know About Sony’s New PS4 Pro

No longer the "Neo", Sony's new, not-quite-next-gen console is out in November 2016.
Mike Diver
9.7.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Skinny on the ‘Leaked’ PS4 Slim: It’s Skinnier, Obviously

Is there another new PlayStation imminent? The internet says: yes, probably.
Mike Diver
8.22.16
Gaming

Inside the Nasty Backlash Against 'No Man's Sky'

After years of hype and anticipation, the reality of No Man's Sky has fractured fans, developers, and gaming communities.
Patrick Klepek
8.19.16
Gaming

Postcards from the Edge of the Universe: A ‘No Man’s Sky’ Gallery

Everyone's experience of No Man's Sky is going to be different, and yet, some of these sights are sure to remind you of worlds you've visited.
Sam White
8.15.16
Gaming

People Are Using 'No Man’s Sky' To Memorialize Lost Family Members

For some, a game about wonder and discovery has become a quiet place to remember the dead.
Patrick Klepek
8.12.16
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