John Robertson

Gaming

‘FIFA 17’ Is Going All Hollywood on Us with ‘The Journey’ Mode

Play your way to fame as a prodigy with everything to win, and in doing so distance yourself from the gritty reality of modern football.
John Robertson
6.17.16
Gaming

'LawBreakers' Is Changing the Game for Multiplayer Shooters

Cliff Bleszinski's comeback after leaving the Gears of War series is attempting to shake up multiplayer gaming as we know it.
John Robertson
4.21.16
Gaming

‘Jalopy’ Examines the Fall of Communism from a Uniquely Personal Perspective

A personal project from designer Greg Pryjmachuk, this is both a physical road trip and a journey into a painful past.
John Robertson
4.19.16
VICE vs Video games

How 'Pro Evo' Has Become the La Liga of Soccer Games

Konami's series is akin to the Spanish League compared to FIFA's very English style of play.
John Robertson
9.18.15
VICE vs Video games

The Joker Is Dead, Long Live the Joker: On the Cerebral Story of ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’

Rocksteady's climax to the Arkham trilogy is all about mind over matter when it comes to its compelling narrative.
John Robertson
6.26.15
VICE vs Video games

Gaming Will Never Have Its ‘Citizen Kane’ Moment and That's OK

By aping cinema, video gaming's storytellers have been selling themselves short for years. It's time to embrace the medium's unique possibilities.
John Robertson
6.8.15
VICE vs Video games

How to Build an Independent Video Game Studio

An exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming book, "Independent By Design"
Stace Harman and John Robertson
6.2.15
VICE vs Video games

What I’ve Learned from Being a Live-Action Video Game

Video gaming's too bloody easy, so I became a part of the Indiest Indie Game of All Time, "The Dark Room."
Dr. John F. Robertson
5.11.15
VICE vs Video games

Why Aren’t There More TV Shows About Video Games?

Gaming is mainstream, but somehow it hasn't made it to the airwaves yet.
Mike Diver
2.20.15