Patrick Klepek

​Patrick Klepek is the Senior Reporter at VICE Gaming, and he's been covering video games for more than 10 years. He secretly wishes he was writing about horror movies every day.​

Games Features

What a YouTube Copyright Strike From 2015 Has to do With 'Mario Maker 2' in 2019

Andi McClure hacked a SNES emulator to track their deaths in 'Super Mario World.' That inspired 'Super Meat Boy.' Did it inspire Nintendo, too?
Patrick Klepek
5 hours ago
Games News

Enhanced and Expanded ‘Persona 5 Royal’ Arrives on March 31, 2020

Still no sign of a Switch port, despite my constant praying.
Patrick Klepek
2 days ago
Games News

Riot Games to Pay $10 Million in Gender Discrimination Settlement

The ‘League of Legends’ developer is also promising to clean up its internal culture.
Patrick Klepek
3 days ago
Games News

Link Joining ‘Mario Maker 2’ Is the First Step Towards Super Nintendo Maker

This week's big, unexpected update may chart a new, really exciting course for Nintendo's creation series.
Patrick Klepek
3 days ago
Games Opinion

I'm Trying to Beat Way Too Many Video Games Before 2019 Is Over

According to my calculations, I have 72.5 hours of video games to finish. Woops.
Patrick Klepek
11.27.19
Games Opinion

‘Ring Fit Adventure’ Treats All Exercise the Same, and That's a Problem

Nintendo’s otherwise superb experiment needs more control over players’ workouts.
Patrick Klepek
11.27.19
Games News

Google Points Finger at Developers For Stadia Games Not Streaming at 4K

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ and ‘Destiny 2’ look good but not great. Here’s why.
Patrick Klepek
11.25.19
Games Opinion

'Jedi: Fallen Order' Is an Exploration Game That Discourages Exploration

All I want to do is see everything 'Fallen Order' has to offer, but it's not letting me.
Patrick Klepek
11.25.19
Games Opinion

Stadia Launched With One Exclusive Game, and It's Not Very Good

'Gylt' tries to be charming, but it's a game promising scares and stealth, while delivering on neither.
Patrick Klepek
11.21.19
Games News

‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Arrives March 2020, And It Looks Stunning

Virtual reality might not have been how folks figured Half-Life returned, but here we go.
Patrick Klepek
11.21.19
Games News

This Pokémon Modder Isn't Angry, They Just Want Their Old Pokémon Back

Caught between a toxic fandom and a desire to correct what they consider a mistake, SciresM has started hacking the new Pokémon game in search of answers.
Patrick Klepek
11.20.19
Games Opinion

'Ring Fit Adventure' Understands the Shame and Fear of Exercise

I've always wanted to do something—anything—other than run, but I never had the confidence or guidance. Until now.
Patrick Klepek
11.20.19
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