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Gaming

You Gotta Believe We’ve Planned the Next PaRappa the Rapper Game

Since Sony is too busy to focus on a new PaRappa, VICE got together with London rapper DELS to start the process for them.
DELS and Mike Diver; illustrations by Billy Mather
5.26.16
Gaming

‘LOUD on Planet X’ Is Scratching My Growing Rhythm Action Itch

This small indie game is making a lot of noise, featuring music from CHVRCHES, Purity Ring, HEALTH and more.
Mike Diver
4.26.16
Gaming

How ‘Dance Dance Revolution’ Helped Me Rebuild My Broken Leg

Back in 2000, I was the 'DDR' king of my local arcade. And then a shit-ton of rock fell on me.
Luke McKinney
1.27.16
VICE vs Video games

The VICE Gaming Verdict on ‘Guitar Hero Live’

It's beautiful to look at, and the new controller is a joy to manhandle. But it's when you go online that 'Guitar Hero Live' really begins to sing.
Mike Diver
10.21.15
VICE vs Video games

Lights, Rhythm, Action: ‘Rock Band 4’ Is Just About More Than the Sum of Its Plastic Parts

The new-gen series comeback is a lot of what you know and love, but fireworks are disappointingly absent out of the box.
Mike Diver
10.6.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Guitar Hero Live’ Is the Rock God Simulator I Never Knew I Needed

Guitar Hero might have seemed dead and buried, but by going Live its makers have birthed a monster.
Mike Diver
9.29.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Rock Band 4’ Promises To Be Much More Than a New-Gen Encore

Rhythm action gaming is back in 2015, and Harmonix and Mad Catz's co-published <i>Rock Band 4</i> could be the title to headline atop the lot.
Mike Diver
6.2.15
VICE vs Video games

Lightning Bolt’s Bassist Is Making an Amazing-Looking ‘Rhythm Violence’ Game

The Rhode Island noise duo's Brian Gibson is about to shake up a stale gaming genre with <i>Thumper</i>.
Mike Diver
4.1.15