videogames

Policing

Seattle police think they've found a way to fight "swatters" as soon as they call 911

Seattle police will now be able to use part of their 911 system as a makeshift database for potential swatting victims — as long as they sign up.
Kristin Fraser
10.1.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Inside a rehab for video game addicts

The World Health Organization made a new entry to its International Classification of Diseases: gaming disorder.
William Turton
8.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

There Is Now 'Fortnite' Porn if You Want to Masturbate to That

Called—wait for it—'Fortnut.'
Alex Norcia
7.27.18
Golden Years

Seniors Are Fighting Aliens in a Video Game to Deal With Depression

Video Games could be a powerful treatment for depression in the future.
Katie Jensen
3.4.17
esports

College esports are trying to go co-ed, but trolls might ruin everything

Laura Parker
1.13.17
Interviews

How Tetris became the addictive classic it is today

Even if you don’t like video games, odds are you’ve played Tetris. It’s not only the best selling video game of all time, it might also be the most addictive game ever.
Dexter Thomas
10.11.16
Gaming

Super Mario Bros. Speedrun Record Shattered By a Matter of Milliseconds

Once thought impossible, a time of 4:56 has been achieved.
Heidi Kemps
10.7.16
Features

We Played Deadmau5's Virtual Reality Game to Experience Life Inside the Mau5 Head

Get the superstar Canadian producer from his studio to the club in his new interactive video game.
Max Mertens
7.29.16
News

'Pokémon Go' Doesn’t Have ‘Full Access’ To Your Google Account Anymore

The popular app pushes out an update and its revokes “full access” permission to your Google account.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.12.16
California

A Labour Revolt Inside ‘Magic: The Gathering’ is Tearing the Community Apart

Lawsuits and fights over fair pay threaten to derail tournaments.
Bryson Masse
4.28.16
Gaming

Lick Your Way Through Outer Space on a Popsicle-Controlled Video Game

When an arcade game is also a tasty snack...
Alyssa Buffenstein
3.19.16
Toronto

Motherboard, Meet Your New Canada Editor

Science journalist Kate Lunau on that time her mom coded a videogame for fun—and what she’ll bring to Motherboard as its new Canada editor.
Kate Lunau
3.7.16
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