DayZ

DayZ

'DayZ' Got Some of the Weirdest Product Placement I've Ever Seen

I'm not sure what I expected from season 2 of 'Occupied' but it definitely wasn't a spy network operating inside a zombie survival game.
Rob Zacny
4.10.18
Postscript

A Game Where Your Only Friends Are Patience, Silence, and Murder

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' puts 100 players in an arena, and 'The Hunger Games' style, tasks them with murder.
Cameron Kunzelman
4.14.17
Survival Sims

The New DLC for 'The Division' Adds Humanity to a Brutal World

A simple narrative conceit saves 'Survival' from resembling its nihilistic peers.
Ed Smith
11.30.16
Postscript

The Strange Intimacy of Black Friday Shopping

On Black Friday, real and simulated scarcity blend together just like they do in games like 'DayZ' and 'The Division.'
Cameron Kunzelman
11.25.16
Gaming

Why Video Games Should Hurt Us More

Gaming representations of physical and mental suffering are regularly reductive. But by really making us hurt, these experiences could become unnerving and exciting.
Ed Smith
5.2.16
Gaming

The Mind Behind 'DayZ' Is Back with a Vive-Exclusive VR Strategy Game

Let's see how long he sticks around.
Leif Johnson
4.16.16
VICE vs Video games

What Video Game Morality Says About You

Is it OK to be the bad guy when you're not really a bad guy? Or does playing evil reveal a dark side that you never recognized before?
Kirk Mckeand
5.5.15
VICE vs Video games

They’re Spreading Dangerously, but Zombie Video Games Are Still Pretty Cool

There's a veritable horde of zombie games on the market, so let's just skip the usual genre boxes and consider them a breed of their own.
Matt Porter
2.17.15
VICE vs Video games

The Video Games That Want You Dead

Steam's "Early Access" is full of half-finished survival titles right now, all different but bound by a single common goal: to kill you.
Steve Hogarty
2.17.15