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This 'Mario Maker' Level Has Been Played 2.6 Million Times and Never Beaten

It's a level where you don't have to touch the controller, but you only have a one in 7.5 million chance of actually making it to the end.
Patrick Klepek
5.30.19
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

After 385 Hours, One Player Still Hasn’t Beaten His Hardest 'Super Mario Maker' Creation

Super Mario Maker player Braden Moor has spent more than 16 days trying to make it to the end of the ultra-hard stage he calls "Trials of Death".
Patrick Klepek
9.28.16
Gaming

Nintendo’s E3 Awards Victory Shows That They’re Console Contenders Again

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' is E3's outstanding game in the eyes of the critics, which sets Nintendo in great stead for an NX comeback.
Mike Diver
7.6.16
Gaming

New Mario Game’s ‘Shufflegate’ Joke Has Nothing to Do with ‘Online Hate Campaign’, Says Nintendo

After confusion over what could be interpreted as a Gamergate reference in the forthcoming Wii U game, the publisher sets the record straight.
Mike Diver
6.23.16
Gaming

The New Zelda Represents a Genuinely Fresh Direction for Nintendo’s Veteran Series

Breath of the Wild feels as organic, as inviting, as the original The Legend of Zelda, and this is A Good Thing.
Heidi Kemps
6.17.16
Gaming

Goodbye Wii U, Hello NX: This Is What Nintendo Needs to Do Next

Former Official Nintendo Magazine writer Chris Scullion and VICE's Mike Diver discuss their hopes for the gaming giant's next chapter.
Chris Scullion and Mike Diver
5.4.16
Gaming

‘Star Fox Zero’ Is a Lesson in the Value of Patience

PlatinumGames has a fine reputation in the action genre – but their spin on the adventures of Nintendo's famous fox fights against its own unnatural controls.
Mike Diver
4.20.16
Gaming

This Is Everything You Need to Know From the Latest Nintendo Direct

There's a new Kirby game, a new Paper Mario, and no Zelda Wii U news (obviously).
Mike Diver
3.3.16
Gaming

Listen to the New VICE Gaming Podcast – It’s a Legend of Zelda Special

With guests Simon Miller and Holly Nielsen discussing retro adventures, Twilight Princess and future fantasies.
Mike Diver
2.19.16
VICE vs Video games

These Are the Games You Should Buy Next for Your New Console

Get a new games-playing machine for Christmas? Bored of whatever came with it? Here's what you need to get next.
Mike Diver
1.11.16
VICE vs Video games

Got a Wii U? Love a Bit of Ritual Slaughter? ‘Temple of Yog’ Might Be the Game for You

Because what's a roguelike video game in 2016 without the reassuring theme of human sacrifice?
Mike Diver
1.8.16
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