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Finish Him: Remembering Fighting Games’ Fatalities Arms Race

We look back at the Mortal Kombat wannabes with two games industry veterans from the blood-soaked early 1990s.
William Barboza
10.26.16
Gaming

Nobody Played 'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze,' But I Loved It Anyway

It wasn't Donkey Kong's fault that everyone wanted a new Metroid, but it doomed this absurdly good platformer.
Danielle Riendeau
10.26.16
Gaming

The Exhausting Ten-Year Journey to Release 'Owlboy'

No one at D-Pad expected to spend the better part of a decade on a single game, but life, death, and delays got in the way.
Patrick Klepek
10.26.16
Gaming

The First 'Dark Souls III' DLC Is Dark Souls at Its Worst: Boring

Three sequels and several pieces of downloadable content later, perhaps <i>Dark Souls</i> has simply run out of steam.
Patrick Klepek
10.26.16
Gaming

This Guy Spent 342 Hours Speedrunning a Card-Based JRPG

Julien Jaffrès's hobby is beating 'Baten Kaitos,' a cult classic card-based JRPG for the GameCube, as fast as he can. His fastest time is just under two weeks.
Patrick Klepek
10.25.16
Gaming

We Introduce Our Newest Hire and Talk Game Writing Challenges on Waypoint's New Podcast

The Waypoint crew continues to grow, as managing editor Danielle Riendeau joins Patrick Klepek and Austin Walker to kick off another week in video games.
Patrick Klepek
10.25.16
Gaming

How 'Doom 2' Helped Me Understand Technology

A trip to the computer store in search of financial software with my dad became a surprising way to learn about how computers work.
Patrick Klepek
10.22.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's much-speculated-about next console has had its official reveal – so we can all stop making shit up, now.
Mike Diver
10.20.16
Gaming

‘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

Why VICE Gaming Is Now Waypoint

Waypoint Editor-in-Chief Austin Walker explains how 2012's 'Dragon's Dogma' helped to inspire the name of VICE's new gaming site.
Austin Walker
10.20.16
Gaming

Why It’s So Hard to Make a Video Game

For most of their lifespan, video games look like grey boxes and compromises.
Tina Amini
10.20.16
Gaming

I Went Riding with the Reaper Lords, Grand Theft Auto’s Biggest Motorcycle Club

And on the way I learned some lessons in respect, humility and brotherhood. Because for these players, this is more than just a game.
Matt Porter
10.18.16