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‘Eternal Champions’ Is the Game That Quenched a Teenage Thirst for Gore

It was more messily slapstick than outright offensive, but Sega's fighter took a look at Mortal Kombat's fatalities and said: we can do better.
Mike Diver
10.20.16
Gaming

An Arbitrary Top Ten of the Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games

I've played a lot of Sonic games, and what with the blue critter turning 25, and 'Sonic Mania' lighting up the internet, here's a bunch of the best.
Mike Diver
8.4.16
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
Gaming

I’ll Never Love a Console Like I Loved the SEGA Dreamcast

SEGA's swansong console was ahead of its time, but its amazing games were eclipsed by the super hyped PlayStation 2.
Ewen Hosie
3.30.16
Gaming

The ‘Streets of Rage 2’ Soundtrack Still Sounds Amazing Decades Later

We grabbed a staff writer for Noisey and Thump and had him listen to Yuzo Koshiro's 1992 soundtrack for 'SoR2.' Spoiler: he was impressed.
Mike Diver
3.7.16
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
VICE vs Video games

‘Ecco the Dolphin’ Is the Most Terrifying Game I've Ever Played

It's not the most likely candidate for scariest game ever, but SEGA's 1992 game did mess some of its players up.
Andy McDonald
10.27.15
VICE vs Video games

The Definitive Version of the Greatest Sonic Game Ever Just Came Out

If you've got a 3DS and you're not playing the new "Sonic the Hedgehog 2," reconsider your priorities.
Mike Diver
10.13.15
VICE vs Video games

Remembering the Mutant League Games and Their Bizarro Sports Sim Brethren

Although these games could not simulate sports as well as modern-day Madden, they boiled athletics down to their primal, ludic elements—allowing you to kill referees during a pileup or play as a demon.
Oliver Lee Bateman
9.14.15
VICE vs Video games

How an Aborted Arcade Game Became FIFA’s Short-Lived but Loved Indoor Mode

FIFA's indoor mode was soccer stripped back to its joyful core—so how'd it come about, and why'd it disappear?
Richard Moss
9.10.15
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

‘Castlevania’ Is the Game That Made Me an eBay Addict

The quest for Konami's NES classic kicked off my retro gaming addiction.
Dave Cook
5.1.15
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