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 News

COVID Has Closed Theaters, But Some Actors Are Finding Work in Virtual Reality

'The Under Presents: Tempest' brings the closeness of interactive theater online at a time when people are furthest apart.
Patrick Klepek
a day ago
Games Opinion

‘Ghost of Tsushima’ Is a Pretty Game Built on an Old and Creaky Foundation

What might be Sony's last game for the PlayStation 4 is also, ironically, stuck in the past.
Patrick Klepek
2 days ago
Games Features

Why This Developer Is Releasing a New Wii Game in 2020

It's been long enough that Nintendo wasn't even fully sure how to help the 'Shakedown: Hawaii' developer release the game.
Patrick Klepek
7.10.20
Games News

‘Fortnite’ Streams Panel on Race, While Some Players Throw Tomatoes

The developers used the same setup for promotional tie-ins for 'Inception' and 'Star Wars,' allowing players to act out during a moment about a sensitive topic.
Patrick Klepek
7.8.20
Games Features

How 'Bugsnax' Accidentally Got Announced on Twitter Six Years Ago

After 'Octodad,' developer Young Horses wasn't sure what they were going to work on next. They certainly didn't think blabbering about their experiments on social media would mean anything. Oops.
Patrick Klepek
7.7.20
Games News

Evo President on Administrative Leave Following Misconduct Allegations

The event is asking a third party to investigate the reports, while numerous players announce they will no longer participate.
Patrick Klepek
7.2.20
Games Features

Anime, Coronavirus, and Yoko Taro: The Making of 'SINoALICE'

The 2017 mobile game collaboration with the 'Nier: Automata' designer is finally leaving Japan.
Patrick Klepek
7.1.20
Games News

Nintendo Takes Down YouTube Video of Fan Showing Animal Crossing Glitches

YouTube creator Shesez argues he's creating educational videos about Nintendo's creative process. Nintendo, on the other hand, won't say anything.
Patrick Klepek
7.1.20
Games Features

Nyjah Huston First Appeared in Tony Hawk at 11 Years Old. At 25, He’s Back.

'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater' inspired a generation of young kids to pick up a board. Now, skater Nyjah Huston is one of the leaders of the sport.
Patrick Klepek
6.26.20
Games News

'Assassins Creed Valhalla' Director Steps Down Amid Scandal

Ashraf Ismail announces departure on Twitter after accusations leveled against him.
Gita Jackson
Patrick Klepek
Rob Zacny
6.24.20
Games Features

'Final Fantasy VII' Director on 'Twin Peaks,' Princess Di, and High-Res Star Destroyers

Producer Yoshinori Kitase considers how times, technology, and culture evolved since he made 'FFVII' in 1997. We also ask him about 'Titanic.'
Patrick Klepek
4.7.20
Games Features

Why Nintendo Fans Think This Porn Account Knows the Company's Secrets

Like Apple, Nintendo tries to keep what they're working on a surprise. That only makes people want to know what's going on even more.
Patrick Klepek
3.27.20
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