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

Microsoft, Epic Among Companies Dropping Out of GDC Amid Coronavirus Fears

Epic and Microsoft join a chorus of other companies deciding to avoid the annual Game Developers Conference, as complications elsewhere rise.
Patrick Klepek
a day ago
Games News

Twitch Admits It Got Tricked Into Banning Streamers Talking Over the Democratic Debate

Someone claiming to represent CBS managed to get a bunch of high-profile streamers, including Chapo Trap House, temporarily banned.
Patrick Klepek
2 days ago
Games News

The Creator of Gaming’s Famous “Konami Code” Has Died

Kazuhisa Hashimoto is responsible for a key part of gaming history, and helped a lot of people beat some hard video games.
Patrick Klepek
2 days ago
Games Features

How a Metroid Fan Turned a Threatening Legal Letter into a Job Making Games

Milton Guasti had spent a decade remaking Metroid 2, until Nintendo shut it all down. Then, a developer making a Metroid-style game came knocking.
Patrick Klepek
2 days ago
Games Opinion

'Cyberpunk 2077' And How We All Got Conned into Endlessly Rebuying Games

Going forward, Microsoft only wants you to buy one copy of a video game, which is how it should have been all along.
Patrick Klepek
4 days ago
Games Features

Five Months In, Here's What Developers Think of Apple Arcade

While most developers seem happy, it's clear the service has a lot of room to grow in the future.
Patrick Klepek
2.21.20
Games News

Sony, Facebook Won’t Appear at Game Developers Conference Over Coronavirus Concerns

This follows Sony’s decision to abandon next week’s PAX East event.
Patrick Klepek
2.20.20
Games News

Sony Cancels PAX East Appearance, Citing Coronavirus Concerns

Despite Sony pulling out of the show, PAX East will still happen next week.
Patrick Klepek
2.19.20
Games Opinion

Five Months Later, Apple Arcade Hasn't Transcended its Splashy Launch

Apple's services had a bunch of incredible games to kick things off, but since then? Not much.
Patrick Klepek
2.18.20
Games Reviews

'Wide Ocean Big Jacket' Is About the Million Tiny Moments That Define Our Lives

The story of two kids, two adults, and one camping trip underscores how growing up never really ends.
Patrick Klepek
2.12.20
Games News

Nintendo’s Aggressive Hunt to Find Pokémon Leakers Has Found a New Target

The company blames a small Portuguese website, given access to last year’s game ahead of release, for leaking Pokémon.
Patrick Klepek
2.11.20
Games News

BioWare Admits 'Anthem' Was a Failure, With a Promise to Rebuild It

Iron Man-meets-Destiny once seemed like a premise with incredible promise, and maybe with time, it'll actually get there.
Patrick Klepek
2.10.20
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