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

'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
Games Features

The 'Hard Drive' Became The Onion of Video Games by Being 'Unapologetically Left-Wing'

How 'Hard Drive' manages to celebrate and skewer gaming culture, while supporting unionization and LGBTQ rights at the same time.
Patrick Klepek
3.26.20
Games Reviews

'Half-Life: Alyx' Is Scary as Hell, and Proves Valve's VR Gamble Paid Off

Under the heavy burden from a decade of speculation and expectations, 'Half-Life: Alyx' delivers.
Patrick Klepek
3.23.20
Games News

GameStop Instructs Employees to Ignore Law Enforcement And Not Shut Down

A memo sent to workers says GameStop views themselves as "essential retail."
Patrick Klepek
3.19.20
Games Features

People Are Driving for Hours And Paying $300 to Buy Nintendo's Fitness Game

Retailers have completely sold out of Ring Fit, and resellers are happy to charge people hundreds while the world remains in quarantine.
Patrick Klepek
3.19.20
Games News

Streamer Banned After “Joke” Hoping Coronavirus Kills Old and Poor People

Kaceytron has a history of edgelord humor, and based on Twitch’s history, the streamer will be back soon enough.
Patrick Klepek
3.18.20
Games News

GameStop Has No Idea What to Do About Coronavirus

Employees have been asked to buy their own cleaning supplies, and re-install demo stations after some stores took them down.
Patrick Klepek
3.17.20
Games News

Coronavirus Prompts Teacher to Stream Their Class About Streaming on Twitch

After his students were sent home, designer and educator Robert Yang got a little creative with the idea of remote classes.
Patrick Klepek
3.11.20
Games Features

Why the Developers of 'Amnesia' Waited 10 Years to Make a Sequel

Frictional Games is returning to the universe that put the studio on the map, with the focus on making a good horror game, instead of worrying about being revolutionary.
Patrick Klepek
3.11.20
Games News

Gaming’s Biggest Yearly Event, E3, Has Been Cancelled Because of Coronavirus

The ongoing novel coronavirus is continuing to impact the ability to hold large public events.
Patrick Klepek
3.11.20
Games Features

'Dreams' Is So Much Weirder and More Interesting Than Video Game Remakes

The moment you scratch beneath the surface, you find a fascinating world of surrealist art, copyright infringement, kids doing weird experiments, and so much more.
Patrick Klepek
3.10.20
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