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The Greatest Moments of Dark Souls

From <i>Demon's Souls</i> to the third Dark Souls proper, here are the landscapes, the boss battles, and the memories that will last a lifetime.
Dave Cook
6.23.16
VICE vs Video games

Adventure Video Games Are Steadily Delivering Better Stories Than Movies

Charles Cecil of Revolution Software talks about "Broken Sword 5" and adventure gaming's return to mainstream popularity.
Dave Cook
8.27.15
VICE vs Video games

The ‘Black Ops III’ Beta Proves Treyarch Is the Best Call of Duty Studio

The Californian studio is doing amazing things with the Black Ops series, as its third title's beta showcased quite superbly.
Dave Cook
8.27.15
VICE vs Video games

Gamers Today Don't Realize How Good They've Got It

'Bloodborne' taking two minutes to load? Hold your Twitter heat there, fella. Did you never have a Commodore 64?
Dave Cook
7.31.15
VICE vs Video games

What Do Lifelong ‘Street Fighter’ Players Think of the Newest Installment?

Edinburgh's Rushdown collective puts 'Street Fighter V' to the test.
Dave Cook
7.10.15
VICE vs Video games

When Video Games About Superheroes Go Wrong

You're Superman, hooray! Only, a garden-variety thug just killed you. That ain't right.
Dave Cook
6.22.15
VICE vs Video games

Please, Square Enix, Don’t Screw Up the ‘Final Fantasy VII’ Remake

So much hype, and such massive potential to fuck it all up. So, Square, listen to the fans, please.
Dave Cook
6.18.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Bloodborne’ Is Merely the Latest Example of Humanity’s Habit of Sucking at Life

Here we are, with this amazing planet, and all we're doing is screwing it up—a habit reflected in the video games we play.
Dave Cook
5.26.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Call of Duty 4’ Still Provides Thrills Modern Shooters Can’t Match

It&#39;s eight years old. Its parent series is derided in the press for its lack of innovation. But the original &#34;Modern Warfare&#34; still rules.
Dave Cook
5.13.15
Call of Duty

‘Call of Duty 4’ Still Provides Thrills Modern Shooters Can’t Match

It's eight years old. Its parent series is derided in the press for its lack of innovation. But the original <i>Modern Warfare</i> still rules.
Dave Cook
5.13.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Castlevania’ Is the Game That Made Me an eBay Addict

The quest for Konami's NES classic kicked off my retro gaming addiction.
Dave Cook
5.1.15
Hotline Miami

The Story of ‘Hotline Miami 2’ Explained

You might have missed that it's really a tale of scarred, broken men struggling to adjust in a strange new world.
Dave Cook
4.17.15
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