Amiga

Gaming

The 'Sensible Soccer' World Cup Is an eSport Event Like No Other

No big stadiums and lavish cash prizes here. These devoted fans use their love of a retro classic and a desire to connect with others as a way of kindling their passions.
Fraser Gilbert
9.6.16
Gaming

Why ‘Sensible Soccer’ Is Still Gaming’s Friendliest Soccer Sim

It's almost 25 years old, but 'Sensi' remains the most accessible and user-friendly soccer game around.
Mike Diver
5.25.16
deep dive

How One Floppy Disk Turned an 18 Year Old from Rural England Into a Video-Game Soundtrack Superstar

Despite failing his music O Level, Allister Brimble became one of the UK's most successful 8-bit producers.
Mantis Kane
4.18.16
Gaming

A Brief History of Ghostbusters and Video Games

With 'Lego Dimensions' getting a spooky level pack and Activision maybe making a new game, let's get retrospective.
Mike Diver
2.4.16
Gaming

‘The Secret of Monkey Island’ Is Still a Perfect Video Game

It's ancient, slow, and you (almost) can't die in it. And yet LucasArts' 1990 adventure remains absolute gaming perfection for me.
Mike Diver
2.1.16
VICE vs Video games

'Back to the Future' Was Cool, but 1985 Was an Amazing Year for Video Games

The beginning of the console wars, the release of the original "Super Mario Bros.," home computing changing forever with the Amiga. 1985 was big.
Mike Diver
10.21.15
VICE vs Video games

A Guide to the Worst Video Game Controllers Ever Made

From the Atari Jaguar pad to the giant monstrosity that was the original Xbox controller.
Mike Diver
8.31.15
VICE vs Video games

A Look Back at the Legendary Bitmap Brothers Video Game Studio

The coolest Amiga developers ever, this studio did things in the early 1990s that made their peers weep with envy.
Mike Diver
5.21.15
VICE vs Video games

The Past, Present, and Future of Iconic Game Developer Team17

The British institution has an amazing track record of putting out innovative indie games.
Matt Porter
5.20.15
VICE vs Video games

How Ocean Software Finally Made Movie-License Video Games Worth Playing

For years, games based on films were terrible. But then came quite the sea change.
Ewen Hosie
5.20.15
VICE vs Video games

Role-Playing Games Have Been My Life Before I Even Knew What They Were

How I discovered the joys of a sometimes confusing, often trope-ridden genre.
Ian Dransfield
5.12.15
VICE vs Video games

I'll Never Love a Computer Like I Loved the Commodore Amiga

With a massive catalogue available to anyone with a penchant for piracy, the Amiga defined a generation of British gamers.
Ian Dransfield
3.13.15