Chris Scullion

Place and Time

On the Terrific Power of Video Games as Time Capsules

Want to see Edinburgh around 2003? Fire up ‘Project Gotham Racing 2’, and drink in the low-poly memories.
Chris Scullion
6.6.17
nintendo

45 Years Later, the Designer Behind N64's Analog Stick and 'Punch-Out!!' Is Leaving

There's even a chance the company may not have even entered the world of video gaming had it not been for him.
Chris Scullion
4.27.17
PINBALL

Pinball Is Looking Pretty Lively for a Dead Game

As a teenager wins the world’s top pinball competition, there’s evidence of lifeblood aplenty in the scene.
Chris Scullion
4.12.17
Scotland In Space

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Reassures Me That Scots Will Still Be Around 168 Years From Now

Don’t worry about Brexit or a second independence referendum, guys—Scotland’s going to be just fine long after we’re all gone.
Chris Scullion
4.3.17
Puzzlers

'Picross 3D: Round 2' Might Be My Favorite Puzzle Game in 30 Years

The new 3DS release has been a long time coming, but the wait’s been worth it.
Chris Scullion
12.6.16
Jake McPake

The Story of Jake McPake, the Best Fake Friend a Gamer Could Ever Have

What had been a comedy experiment to pass the time one weekend had become an obsession. This was the guy I wanted to be.
Chris Scullion
8.1.16
Gaming

The Story of Jake McPake, the Best Fake Friend a Gamer Could Ever Have

What had been a comedy experiment to pass the time one weekend had become an obsession. This was the guy I wanted to be.
Chris Scullion
8.1.16
VICE vs Video games

Video Gaming's Most Beautiful Moments

Some of the scenes and sounds that have made us swoon over the years.
Chris Scullion
7.28.15
VICE vs Video games

We're All Gamers, and It’s Time to Embrace That

Your dad played <i>Desert Strike</i> while you were in bed? Gamer. Your mom thrashed you at <i>Tetris</i>? Gamer. Your grandma loves <i>Wii Sports</i>? Gamer.
Chris Scullion
7.27.15