The Game That Made Me

The Game That Made Me

'Championship Manager' Helped Me Adapt to My Adoption

It was one of those rare games that brought the mini-jocks and nerds together at school, and made my life a lot less difficult.
John Robertson
4.27.17
The Game That Made Me

I Fell In Love with Video Games By Playing ‘Harry Potter’ on the Game Boy Color

Everybody’s history with their hobby of choice starts somewhere—and that needn’t be with the coolest, most critically acclaimed first step.
Kate Gray
1.23.17
Gaming

Nobody Played 'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze,' but I Loved It Anyway

It wasn't Donkey Kong's fault that everyone wanted a new Metroid, but it doomed this absurdly good platformer.
Danielle Riendeau
10.26.16
Gaming

How 'Doom 2' Helped Me Understand Technology

A trip to the computer store in search of financial software with my dad became a surprising way to learn about how computers work.
Patrick Klepek
10.21.16
Gaming

‘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
Waypoint

Why VICE Gaming Is Now Waypoint

Waypoint Editor-in-Chief Austin Walker explains how 2012's Dragon's Dogma helped inspire the name of VICE's new gaming site.
Austin Walker
10.19.16
Gaming

Why VICE Gaming Is Now Waypoint

Waypoint Editor-in-Chief Austin Walker explains how 2012's 'Dragon's Dogma' helped to inspire the name of VICE's new gaming site.
Austin Walker
10.19.16
Gaming

‘Jedi Academy’ Was the Game That Helped Me Come Out of the Closet

Telling a bunch of random internet nerds seemed the least perilous course of action, and with a handful of keystrokes, I was out.
Justin Mahboubian-Jones
6.21.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Star Wars: TIE Fighter’ Is the Game That Taught Me to Enjoy Being Evil

And once I was done killing Rebels, I came to realize how easily those closest to evil can be blind to its truth.
Sean Cleaver
12.14.15
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

‘Persona 4’ Was the Game That Showed Me a Childhood Beyond My Muslim Household

The JRPG helped me face my own "shadow" and overcome my social obstacles.
Sayem Ahmed
9.28.15
The Games That Made me

‘Persona 4’ Was the Game That Showed Me a Childhood Beyond My Muslim Household

The JRPG helped me face my own "shadow" and overcome my social obstacles.
Sayem Ahmed
9.27.15
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