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The Horrifying Sound of Death in Games

The 'Call of Duty: WWII' trailer uses gut-wrenching audio to sell its pathos. It's not the only one.
Cameron Kunzelman
5.12.17
Waypoint

Meet the Hackers Taking Pokémon into Their Own Hands

From ROM hacks to modded monsters, these hackers are breathing new life into their beloved franchise.
Jessica Famularo
4.17.17
Waypoint

‘Papers, Please’ Is Frighteningly Resonant in Trump's America

What to do when "just doing your job" puts you on the wrong side of morality.
Dawn Saas
4.8.17
Waypoint

'Breath of the Wild' Is Better When You Turn Off Everything Trying to Help You

In a game that avoids holding your hand, it's worth throwing off the only guard rails left.
Patrick Klepek
3.9.17
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Check Out the First Episode of the VICE Magazine Podcast

This month, we talk about our Future of Technology Issue, a collaboration with Motherboard, Waypoint, and the Creators Project.
Ellis Jones
2.21.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

Jeri Ellsworth Is Bringing Affordable Augmented Reality to the World

A conversation with CastAR's co-founder on games, augmented reality, and affordable tech.
Danielle Riendeau
2.19.17
Waypoint

'Freelancer' Was the Original Open-World Space Opera

'Freelancer' is a key link between space sims and the broader open-world genre.
Bruno Dias
2.18.17
Waypoint

A Deeper Conversation About Class and Inequality in 'Gravity Rush 2'

Despite being anime-as-fuck, 'Gravity Rush 2' takes on some surprisingly complex themes.
Patrick Klepek and Austin Walker
1.28.17
Waypoint

The Undeniable Beauty of Low-Fi Gaming

We live in an era of shiny new toys. But technology cannot dictate taste.
Amr Al-Aaser
1.27.17
Gaming

How Humans Became the Real Horrors of 'Resident Evil 7'

We speak to the game’s producer and director about how a less-is-more approach makes for a more relatable and scarier experience.
Mike Diver
1.26.17
Waypoint

How Humans Became the Real Horrors of ‘Resident Evil 7’

We speak to the game’s producer and director about how a less-is-more approach makes for a more relatable and scarier experience.
Mike Diver
1.26.17
Waypoint

The Power of Video Games in the Age of Trump

By building games to critique Republican rhetoric, the designers behind GOP Arcade stumbled upon a new way to make a point.
Patrick Klepek
1.18.17
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