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The Game Awards Were Much More Entertaining Than Expected

And no, not only because our expectations were low.
Austin Walker
12.7.18
Video Games

Watch the Trailer for the New Space Western RPG From the Makers of 'Fallout: New Vegas'

Here are all the best trailers that were revealed at the 2018 Video Game Awards.
Matthew Gault
12.7.18
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Archaeologists Think These Volcanic Glass Tools Were Used for Tattooing

Did ancient Pacific Islanders use volcanic glass tools for tattooing?
Sarah Emerson
7.15.16
Gaming

‘The Fractured but Whole’ Is the New Best South Park Game Ever, Probably

What we see of the Stone-and-Parker-penned game at E3 2016 fills us with such confidence that even more bad fart gags can't damage our anticipation.
Willie Clark
6.20.16
VICE vs Video games

Paid to Play: Video Game Testers Talk About Broken Titles and Burnout

You'd think sitting around all day being paid to play video games was a pretty sweet deal, but testing them can be a painful process.
Rafał Cichowski
8.10.15
VICE vs Video games

I Ate the Wasteland: Being a Cannibal in ‘Fallout: New Vegas’

It started with a nibble. But my "chew first, questions later" approach has left the Mojave Wasteland riddled with the scars of my passing.
Jake Tucker
5.7.15
Goodbye Meatbags

The Evil 'Star Wars' Robot Who Owns the Term 'Meatbag'

How HK-47 got a life of its own.
Emanuel Maiberg
4.15.15
VICE vs Video games

Six Ways in Which 'Pillars of Eternity' Is Incredible

Obsidian's Kickstarter-rocking role-playing game could have been a woeful throwback. But worry not, because it's really brilliant.
Max Wallis
4.2.15
Gaming

Gamer's Paradise: Kickstarter’s Retro Gaming Boom

<p>Classic game creators are crowdfunding their latest projects, making fans into benefactors.</p>
Leigh Alexander
10.24.12