Patrick Klepek

​Patrick Klepek is the Senior Reporter at VICE Gaming, and he's been covering video games for more than 10 years. He secretly wishes he was writing about horror movies every day.​

Waypoint

Inside the Shady World of PlayStation Network Account Resellers

When your username and password is compromised, it opens the door to all manner of unexpected consequences.
Patrick Klepek
4.7.17
Waypoint

The 'Destiny' Fans Who Helped a Dying Man Achieve His Dream

After years of cancer, Mike Mariana was sick, tired, and nauseous. But that didn't stop a group of friends (and strangers) from helping him to a personal finish line.
Patrick Klepek
3.15.17
Waypoint

YouTube, Disney Distance Themselves from PewDiePie Following Anti-Semitic Videos

The video creator known for playing video games has been getting attention for topics much more disturbing lately.
Patrick Klepek
2.14.17
Gaming

The Exhausting Ten-Year Journey to Release 'Owlboy'

No one at D-Pad expected to spend the better part of a decade on a single game, but life, death, and delays got in the way.
Patrick Klepek
10.27.16
Gaming

We Introduce Our Newest Hire and Talk Game Writing Challenges on Waypoint's New Podcast

The Waypoint crew continues to grow, as managing editor Danielle Riendeau joins Patrick Klepek and Austin Walker to kick off another week in video games.
Patrick Klepek
10.25.16
Gaming

We Talk Streaming’s Future and VR Violence In the Latest Episode of VICE Gaming’s New Podcast

With the weekend behind them, Austin Walker and Patrick Klepek catch up and preview the week ahead in games.
Patrick Klepek
10.4.16
Gaming

Why There Are Barely Any 'Persona 5' Videos on YouTube

Japanese companies are infamously conservative about their games, even if that means punishing the very people who support them.
Patrick Klepek
9.29.16
Gaming

Talking to the Guy Who Transformed 'Doom' into 'No Man's Sky'

One of the most influential shooters of all-time continues to amaze thanks to the ambitious work of people like Robert Prest.
Patrick Klepek
9.23.16
Gaming

In Defence of Playing Bad Video Games

Every video game has something to say, even terrible ones that most people would tell you to stay away from.
Patrick Klepek
9.20.16
Gaming

A Terrible 'Mario Maker' Clone on Steam Actually Has a Few Good Ideas

If Nintendo won't release its games on PC, opportunistic developers are prepared to release basically the same thing.
Patrick Klepek
9.16.16
Gaming

Inside the Nasty Backlash Against 'No Man's Sky'

After years of hype and anticipation, the reality of No Man's Sky has fractured fans, developers, and gaming communities.
Patrick Klepek
8.31.16
Gaming

The Video Game That Took 15 Years to Release

When Infinity's publisher walked away, it seemed like the dream was over. But more than a decade later, it's been pulled from the rubble.
Patrick Klepek
8.24.16
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