Joe Donnelly

Mental Health Bar

How ‘Papo & Yo’ Shined a Light on Alcoholism and Mental Health

Developer Vander Caballero on real-life inspiration, and using games to overcome personal trauma.
Joe Donnelly
5.4.17
Mental Health Bar

Can Horror Games Tackle Mental Illness Without Reverting to Stereotype?

Incoming indie game 'The Shattering' could change the landscape of virtual horror.
Joe Donnelly
12.11.16
Mental Health Bar

How Mental Health Charity Take This Is Helping to Educate the Games Industry

A conversation with the charity’s Russ Pitts and Shannon Gerritzen
Joe Donnelly
11.4.16
Mental Health Bar

How Virtual Reality Is Revolutionizing Clinical Therapy and Treatment Rehabilitation

We spoke to the director of medical virtual reality at the Institute for Creative Technologies to learn how gaming hardware is helping with PTSD and more.
Joe Donnelly
9.22.16
Gaming

How Virtual Reality Is Revolutionizing Clinical Therapy and Treatment Rehabilitation

We spoke to the director of medical virtual reality at the Institute for Creative Technologies to learn how gaming hardware is helping with PTSD and more.
Joe Donnelly
9.22.16
Mental Health Bar

These Games Explore the Struggle to Seek Psychological Help

We speak to developer Eli Piilonen about using games to show people struggling with mental health that they're not alone.
Joe Donnelly
8.16.16
Gaming

These Games Explore the Struggle to Seek Psychological Help

We speak to developer Eli Piilonen about using games to show people struggling with mental health that they're not alone.
Joe Donnelly
8.16.16
Gaming

Gamers Are Creating Art Inside the Open World of ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

The Rockstar Editor has introduced a thriving performance culture to <i>GTA V</i>, proving there's more to Los Santos than murder and stealing cars.
Joe Donnelly
4.4.16
VICE vs Video games

An Ode to the Dark Souls Bonfire

Don't praise the sun, praise the bonfire. Enjoy those rare moments of reflection. You've earned them.
Joe Donnelly
11.5.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Inner Vision’ Is the Game That Made Me Tell You It's OK to Talk About Depression

Video games are not a substitute for seeking professional help, but ones like this can help with taking that first step.
Joe Donnelly
10.28.15
VICE vs Video games

I Asked a Biological Weapons Expert How Far-Fetched Metal Gear Solid’s Genome Soldiers Really Are

Stanford's Dr. Steven Block reveals that Hideo Kojima's PlayStation original was remarkably prescient in its presentation of future troops.
Joe Donnelly
9.2.15
VICE vs Video games

Discussing the Plausibility of Video Game Jailbreak with a Real-Life Escapee

I speak to former prisoner "David" about Mouldy Toof Studios' "The Escapists," to see if the game reflects the reality of trying to slip the clink.
Joe Donnelly
8.17.15
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