Edwin Evans-Thirlwell

VICE vs Video games

What Can Virtual Reality Gaming Learn from the Death of Kinect?

Microsoft's downfallen motion-sensitive device and Oculus Rift have more in common than you may think.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
1.13.16
Gaming

How 'Minecraft' Is Connecting Kids Caught Up in the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The Games for Peace project uses online multiplayer games to break down cultural prejudice.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
12.11.15
VICE vs Video games

Forget Fallout and Metal Gear, ‘Bloodborne’ Is My Open-World Game of 2015

FromSoftware's PS4 doozie is that rare open-world release that puts all of its space to cunning use.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
12.4.15
All in Your Head

The Lead Designer of 'Alien: Isolation' Reinvents His Other Favourite Monsters

Former Creative Assembly man Gary Napper talks things that go bump in the night, from Godzilla to the Predator.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
10.27.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Minecraft: Story Mode’ Celebrates Gamer Creativity, but Telltale's Charm Is Fading

The creators of "The Walking Dead" pay homage to Mojang's game with an utterly unadventurous adventure.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
10.13.15
Art

In This Game You Play a Drone Pilot, Then a Drone Target

'Killbox' sets out to explore the anxieties and inhumanity of drone warfare.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
10.8.15
VICE vs Video games

Hands-On with ‘Halo 5: Guardians’: A Campaign to Put ‘Destiny’ to Shame

Two's company, four's a Game of the Year candidate? Thoughts on 'Halo 5''s ensemble campaign and cracking Spartan Abilities.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
9.23.15
VICE vs Video games

I Want to Be a Dog in ‘Fallout 4’, and Other (Side) Stories

We don't need another hero—we need protagonists who can explore gaming's increasingly sophisticated worlds in more nuanced ways.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
9.7.15
Read

I Want to Be a Dog in ‘Fallout 4’, and Other (Side) Stories

We don't need another hero—we need protagonists who can explore gaming's increasingly sophisticated worlds in more nuanced ways.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
9.6.15
Hell or Salt Water

When Sailors Turn Cannibal: This Game Explores the Dark History of Seafaring

'Sunless Sea' considers real-life psychological dilemmas in the form of a horribly humorous nautical fantasy.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
8.10.15
VICE vs Video games

I’ll Never Love (or Hate) a Console Like I Loved (and Hated) the PSP

Seventy million sales can't change the fact that Sony's first handheld PlayStation was a bit of a stinker.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
7.23.15
columns

I’ll Never Love (or Hate) a Console Like I Loved (and Hated) the PSP

Seventy million sales can't change the fact that Sony's first handheld PlayStation was a bit of a stinker.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
7.23.15
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