VICE vs Video games

VICE vs Video games

It’s Time to Get Excited About a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game Again

PlatinumGames' forthcoming title could prove as brilliant as the arcade classic of yesteryear.
Mike Diver
1.26.16
VICE vs Video games

‘The Witness’ Is 2016’s First Absolutely Essential Video Game

Jonathan Blow's comeback is a magical achievement that has little to do with video gaming precedent.
David Whelan
1.26.16
VICE vs Video games

What Happens When You Play Twitter Like a Video Game

The social media service, by encouraging us to constantly seek new followers and encourage fresh favorites, reflects the kind of behavior regularly seen in gamers.
Steve McNeil
1.25.16
VICE vs Video games

I Tried to Infiltrate the Black Market of FIFA Ultimate Team Betting

Gamers are pissed off at EA, but there's something much darker going on in the FUT community.
Jack Harry
1.25.16
VICE vs Video games

A Completely Spoilers-Filled Interview with the Makers of ‘Life Is Strange’

Co-directors Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet discuss their game's heavyweight themes of bullying and assisted suicide.
Mike Diver
1.22.16
VICE vs Video games

What a 16-Year-Old First-Person Shooter Can Teach Us About Sexism and Feminism

"No One Lives Forever" tells a compelling and frustrating story about a female secret agent trapped in a world of treacherous and undermining men.
Ed Smith
1.21.16
VICE vs Video games

As Sega’s Mascot Turns 25, This Is What We Want from a New Sonic Game

It's simple, really: innovation enough for Sonic to matter in 2016, mixed with a measure of nostalgia to keep retro-gamers from frothing at the mouth.
Guy Kelly
1.21.16
Matt Lees' Column

It’s Old and It’s Clunky, but You Really Must Play ‘Dragon’s Dogma’

For those who want a solid world in which to experiment, explore, and behave like a dick, Capcom's revived RPG is a bucket of gold.
Matt Lees
1.19.16
VICE vs Video games

Discovering the Ghostly Truth Behind the Haunted Happenings of ‘Oxenfree’

I spoke to a flesh-and-blood paranormal investigator about Night School's indie game spooks.
Mike Diver
1.18.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Pony Island’ Is a Daring, Demonic, and Demented Gaming Masterpiece

Canadian developer Daniel Mullins' new game is deliriously unhinged, and you absolutely need to play it.
Jonathan Beach
1.18.16
VICE vs Video games

‘The Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human’ Is a Cool Game That Raises the Hot Topic of Climate Change

Swedish indie studio YCJY's new title is an underwater Metroidvania set long after the seas have consumed our way of living.
Mike Diver
1.18.16
VICE vs Video games

How Composer Inon Zur Built the Acoustic Soundtrack of ‘Fallout 4’

Like many epic role-playing games, 'Fallout 4' is made all the more immersive courtesy of its enveloping soundtrack. We spoke to the composer behind it.
Lauren Duca
1.15.16