Jonathan Beach

Gaming

Goodbye, Xbox 360, and Thanks for the Memories

Normally, console discontinuations wash over you, but there is something especially sad about the end of the 360's run.
Jonathan Beach
4.28.16
Gaming

These Are Some of Video Gaming's Most Disturbing Moments

From the sickeningly brutal, to the psychologically petrifying, right down to eye-watering moments of profound sadness.
Jonathan Beach
4.22.16
Gaming

A Guide to Video Gaming's Biggest Dickheads

Dickheads are everywhere. And that means there are plenty of them in games. Let's talk shit about a few of them.
Jonathan Beach
3.11.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Pony Island’ Is a Daring, Demonic, and Demented Gaming Masterpiece

Canadian developer Daniel Mullins' new game is deliriously unhinged, and you absolutely need to play it.
Jonathan Beach
1.18.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Halo 5: Guardians’ Is an Amazing-Looking Game, but It's Not Flawless

When 343's system-selling space opera gets it right, it gets it SO right.
Jonathan Beach
11.5.15
VICE vs Video games

The Charity Helping the Disabled Get into Video Gaming

SpecialEffect is an organization helping disabled people enjoy the video games we all take for granted.
Jonathan Beach
10.22.15
VICE vs Video games

Pills, Poop, and Pentagrams: A Conversation with Indie Gaming Legend Edmund McMillen

The man behind 'Super Meat Boy' and 'The Binding of Isaac' discusses the imminent release of 'Afterbirth,' and much more.
Jonathan Beach
10.19.15
VICE vs Video games

How I, a Grown Man, Became Addicted to Nintendo’s Amiibo Figures

How did I get myself into this mess? Just look at them. How can you say no?
Jonathan Beach
8.3.15
VICE vs Video games

One Night in the Insane Video Game Arcades of Akihabara

Akiba is Japan's sprawling strip where J-Pop blares constantly, girls dressed as French maids entice you up to 5F to play GameCube games with them, and everyone's lost and found at the same time.
Jonathan Beach
7.13.15
VICE vs Video games

The Virtual Reality Arcade at Sheffield’s Doc/Fest Made My Head Spin

I'll never look at playground swings the same way again.
Jonathan Beach
6.26.15
VICE vs Video games

Forget ‘Mario 64’—‘Banjo-Kazooie' Is the 3D Platformer That Mattered Most

I'll see your plumbers and princesses, and raise you a bear and a bird.
Jonathan Beach
5.27.15
VICE vs Video games

Ten Things I Hate About Video Games in 2015

Video games are great! Except for when they're wrapped up in shit we don't need. Which happens a lot.
Jonathan Beach
4.2.15
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