MMORPG

AI

Researchers Are Training AI to Survive In This MMO

In OpenAI's 'Neural MMO,' artificially intelligent agents compete to survive, and learn new skills along the way.
Matthew Gault
3.5.19
Eve Online

Space Popes, Judges, Scientists: Meet The People Obsessed With 'Eve Online'

For thousands of players, every day, CCP’s sci-fi MMORPG ‘EVE Online’ transforms real-life mundanity into magnificent adventures. We met a handful of them.
Tom Fenwick
5.2.17
long reads or whatever

Meeting the Masters of the ‘EVE Online’ Universe

CCP Games launched its spacefaring MMORPG back in 2003, but today it’s controlled more by its community than its creators.
Mike Diver
11.20.16
World Of Warcraft

My Toxic 'World of Warcraft' Relationship Made Me Who I Am Today

The game gave me so much in the way of experiences, interpersonal skills, and self confidence that I couldn't put it down.
Zac Thompson
8.21.16
Gaming

My Toxic 'World of Warcraft' Relationship Made Me Who I Am Today

The game gave me so much in the way of experiences, interpersonal skills, and self confidence that I couldn't put it down.
Zac Thompson
8.21.16
YouTube

'Minecraft' Has Brought a Special Brand of Troll to the Mainstream: Griefers

Some Minecraft players just want to watch worlds burn.
Roisin Kiberd
7.1.16
Sex

Balancing Your IRL Love Life with the One in Your MMORPG

If you cheat on your spouse in "World of Warcraft," is it cheating in real life?
Molly Osberg
3.9.16
VICE vs Video games

'Cibele' Is One of the Few Video Games to Get Sex Right

The indie release tracks the online adventure of a teenager named Nina—and it's way more compelling than that sounds.
Suriel Vazquez
11.6.15
Gaming

Inside World of Warcraft's Thriving Sex Club

"It facilitates something that's free of the fetters of sexual stigma, but it also lets loose certain sexual demons that take harassment to a new level."
Callie Beusman
8.12.15
VICE vs Video games

The Greatest Moments in Blizzard Entertainment History

To mark the full release of "Heroes of the Storm" VICE Gaming looks back at the standout story scenes of Blizzard's games so far.
Matt Porter
6.9.15
Goodbye Meatbags

Avatar IRL

How a transwoman's Second Life avatar spurred her transition from male to female.
Cecilia D’Anastasio
4.15.15
Music

An Inside Look At Porter Robinson's Electrifying ‘Worlds' Tour Visuals

Porter Robinson combines his favorite artistic influences to create the visuals for new live show, "Worlds."
DJ Pangburn
9.24.14
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