Sean Murray

Gaming

‘No Man’s Sky’ Designer Sean Murray on New Gaming Horizons and Never Giving Up

VICE meets the man at the heart of one of 2016's biggest video games, to learn about stresses and relief, hopes and hardships.
Mike Diver
8.9.16
Gaming

​‘No Man’s Sky’ Isn’t Out Until Next Week, But This Guy May Have Already 'Finished' It

A player with a leaked copy of 'No Man's Sky' reached the center of the galaxy in 30 hours. But why are we so obsessed with the game's length?
Austin Walker
8.1.16
Gaming

Let’s Work Out What Happens in ‘No Man’s Sky’ Based Solely On Its Soundtrack

Hello Games' sci-fi epic hasn't been big on it story so far, but we can guess some beats from its 65daysofstatic-made music.
Mike Diver
7.8.16
Video Games Killed the Radio Star

Exploring the Sexy Maths of ‘No Man’s Sky’ and ‘Elite Dangerous’

The sci-fi adventure of this summer, and Frontier's similarly ambitious epic, both use procedural generation. But what does that really mean?
Mike Diver
4.12.16
Gaming

How to Build a Life-Sized Universe Using Math

'No Man's Sky' creator Sean Murray walked us through the algorithms that rule the most anticipated game the year.
Beckett Mufson
10.8.15
VICE vs Video games

Imagining an Alternative Gaming History Where ‘Myst’ Was More Influential Than ‘DOOM’

How would today's gaming landscape be different if the first-person puzzler, not the gory shooter, was the most important game of the 1990s?
Mike Diver
9.9.15
VICE vs Video games

New ‘No Man’s Sky’ Footage Leaves Us Thinking, ‘That Escalated Quickly’

Blow space goats away in Hello Games' upcoming open-universe adventure! Or, better still, don't.
Mike Diver
7.7.15
VICE vs Video games

‘No Man’s Sky’ Sounds Amazing, Literally

<i>No Man's Sky</i> is one of 2015's most anticipated video games - and its sound design is every bit as innovative as its gameplay.
Mike Diver
2.18.15