Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

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The Makers of ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’ Reflect on Happiness and Horrors

The Chinese Room founders Jessica Curry and Dan Pinchbeck look back, a year later, at what their multi-award-winning game taught them for the future.
Lewis Gordon and Mike Diver
8.12.16
Gaming

Ten Reasons Why ‘Fallout 4’ Isn’t the Best Game of the Year

The judges at Britain's BAFTA Games Awards gave top honors to 'Fallout 4,' which is a good game, but certainly not the best of the year.
Mike Diver
4.8.16
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The Best 20 Video Games of 2015

VICE Gaming contributors have voted, and their clear favorite rhymes with "Betel Bear Bolid."
Mike Diver
12.4.15
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

These Are Some of the Best Indie Video Games of 2015

It's just one person's opinion, but all the same—make time for these games, they're all great.
Mike Diver
11.24.15
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The Best Video Games That Came Out of Britain This Year

Twelve brilliant British-made games from the past year and a bit, arranged into a pretend prize shortlist, exclusively because it's something to do.
Mike Diver
10.16.15
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By Giving Religion Short Shrift, Video Games Ignore Part of What Makes Us Human

The lack of religious engagement in games is frustrating, because it's an avenue of human experience that the medium could certainly do justice to.
Julie Muncy
10.6.15
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Unstuck in Time: What Video Games Have to Say About the 1980s

From "Vice City" to "The Phantom Pain," games have been looking back at the decade in fascinating ways.
Javy Gwaltney
10.2.15
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What Would the World be Like if Peaceful Video Games Were More Popular Than Hyper-Violent Ones?

How would today's gaming landscape be different if the first-person puzzler, not the gory shooter, had been the most important game of the 1990s?
Mike Diver
9.10.15
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A Conversation with Cory Schmitz, Graphic Designer for PlayStation, Oculus, Indie Games, and More

You may not recognise his name, but you've definitely seen his work.
Danny Wadeson
8.14.15
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Gaming’s Gentle Apocalypse: On ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’ and ‘Submerged’

You can't die in either of them, but living in these newly released indie games leads to very different experiences.
Mike Diver
8.11.15
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Checking in with the Indie Gaming Community at the UK's Develop Conference

The event showcases the camaraderie amongst developers, and spotlights future indie talents.
Jake Tucker, with additional reporting by Mike Div
7.22.15