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

Nintendo Deleted a Very Popular ‘Mario Maker 2' Stage Without Explanation

This happened all the time with the original 'Mario Maker,' but the hope was Nintendo might have learned some lessons.
Patrick Klepek
5 hours ago
Games Features

'Mario Maker' Expert Creates Easy Way to Learn Game's Secret Kaizo Tricks

Those ridiculous things your favorite streamers do aren't impossible. Now, there's a way to practice them in 'Mario Maker' itself.
Patrick Klepek
7.11.19
Games Features

3 Years and 2600 Hours Later, 'Mario Maker' Player Still Can't Beat His Own Level

Braden Moor thought it would only take a few months to beat "Trials of Death." He was extremely wrong.
Patrick Klepek
7.8.19
Games Features

10 Clever, Weird, Fun, And Infuriating Levels to Try in 'Mario Maker 2'

It can be hard to figure out what's worth playing. We're here to help.
Patrick Klepek
7.5.19
Games Reviews

'Mario Maker 2' Is Brilliant, But I Hope Nintendo Doesn't Fail the Community

Nintendo has, once again, built something to let players live out the fantasy of designing a Mario level, but questions linger on what they've learned from the first time around.
Patrick Klepek
6.26.19
Games Features

The Developers of Monster Hunter Explain What It's Like to Build Monsters

"Are you afraid of spiders?" and other questions with the developers of Capcom's best selling game of all-time.
Patrick Klepek
6.18.19
Games Podcasts

We Piloted Iron Bear, the New 'Borderlands 3' Character's Giant Mech

Plus, hands on impressions of 'DOOM Eternal,' 'Wolfenstein: Youngblood,' 'Ghost Recon: Breakpoint,' and more.
Patrick Klepek
6.13.19
Games Opinion

Life Is Strange Has the Most Awkward, Relatable Sex Scene in a Video Game

This very specific brand of uncomfortable is what makes Life Is Strange tick, because it pulls from the lived experiences of people.
Patrick Klepek
6.7.19
Games News

Google’s Ambitious Video Game Streaming Service Arrives in November

If you want to be there on day one, it'll cost you.
Patrick Klepek
6.6.19
Games Podcasts

From the New Xbox to a FromSoft Open World Game, Our Wildest E3 2019 Predictions

What if FromSoft made Dragon's Dogma 3? We can dream can't we?
Patrick Klepek
6.3.19
Games News

Millions of Deaths Later, Someone Beat This Nightmarish 'Mario Maker' stage

A one in 7.5 million chance means, eventually, someone is going to be that one in 7.5 million. Meet Josh.
Patrick Klepek
5.31.19
Games Features

The Speedrunner Who Wasn’t: How a Community Dealt with an Elaborate Cheater

It would take weeks of defensive public statements, private battles, Reddit threads, and hostile exchanges with a reporter before the truth came out.
Patrick Klepek
5.30.19
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