Listen to the New, Indie-Game-Focused Episode of the VICE Gaming Podcast

'Thomas Was Alone' maker Mike Bithell and State of Play's Daniel Fountain join editor Mike Diver to chat about these "indie game" things.
Mike Diver
Longreads Or Whatever

Living With Tinnitus: I Find It Hard to Believe Silence Ever Existed

Tom Bellamy from the band Losers woke up one day with ringing in his ears. Five years on, we asked him to write about life with tinnitus.

Light, Scaffolding, and Shadows Reach for the Infinite

Spatial awareness disappears in this installation of flickering interplay between shadow and light.
Kevin Holmes
The Crown and Spectre Issue

These Are Definitely Some of the Best Indie Video Games of 2015

It's just one person's opinion, but all the same – make time for these games, as they're all grand.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

If There Was a Mercury Prize for Video Games, It Would Probably Look Like This

Twelve brilliant British-made games from the past year and a bit, arranged into a pretend prize shortlist, exclusively because it's something to do.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

Really, It’s OK to Not Play Every New Video Game That’s Coming Out

There's so many that you physically couldn't, anyway, so here's a guide to what you should pick up, based on your personal circumstances.
Sean Cleaver
VICE vs Video games

Exclusive: Hear Soundtrack Selections from Mike Bithell’s New Game, ‘Volume’

Plus words on its creation by composer David Housden.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

We're in the New Golden Age of Video Games

Forget the retro-mania of Tomb Raider and GoldenEye 007; the "classics" could never compare to what we're capable of today.
Mike Diver

Science: Cranking The Bass Makes You Feel Powerful

According to a study conducted by researchers at Northwestern, music with heavy bass can "evoke a sense of power and produce power-related cognition and behavior." (As if we needed research to convince us.)
Zach Sokol