It's 2012 All Over Again: We've Got 'Dragon's Dogma' Fever

There's also that PlayStation 5 stuff?
Patrick Klepek
a day ago

We Need to Get Ready for GamerGate Politicans

Carl "Sargon of Akkad" Benjamin, one of the original voices of GamerGate, is running for a seat in the European Parliament. He's not a fringe voice—he's becoming the mainstream.
Patrick Klepek
5 days ago

THQ Nordic Held Q&A on a Website Banned for Suspected Child Pornography

The company has since apologized, saying the move was done without "proper due diligence to understand the history and the controversy of the site." That's bullshit.
Patrick Klepek

After Getting Angry, What Can We Do About the Hate Groups In Games Culture?

Wherein anger and typos give us a whole lot to talk about.
Danielle Riendeau

The Creator of a GamerGate Subreddit Deserves No Credit for Deleting It

For years, KotakuInAction has been a high-profile gathering ground for GamerGate fans. Temporarily taking it offline without acknowledging the harm caused is no victory.
Patrick Klepek

We Haven't Covered 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance.' Let's Talk About Why.

On the podcast, we delve into the deeply complicated history of this week's surprise hit.
Patrick Klepek

We Discuss GamerGate’s Legacy, the Death of AIM on Waypoint Radio

In the wake of an explosive article on the alt-right, we look back at an event we’re still trying to understand.
Patrick Klepek

Examining PewDiePie, Toxicity, and Mob Rule in Gaming

This month's digest from Critical Distance focuses on online harassment and toxicity in gaming culture.
Critical Distance
The Last Night

GamerGate, Feminism, Cyberpunk: An Interview With 'The Last Night' Designer

At E3, Tim Soret wanted to set the record straight about equality, labor, and the future.
Rob Zacny
Views My Own

We Need Thoughtful Resistance During the Trump Presidency

"Whatever small power you have to curb injustice you witness in your everyday life, you must exercise it."
Dawn Saas
Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor

'Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor' Asks Players to Find the Beauty in Garbage

When you look past the alien starships and the haunted skulls, <em>Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor</em> is a perfect snapshot of what it feels like to work a thankless job in 2016.
Joseph Knoop
zoe quinn

Zoë Quinn on Life Since Gamergate and Her Erotic New Video Game

In the first episode of our new web series <em>VICE Gaming Meets</em>, the video game developer talks about online harassment and shows us her new dating simulation game inspired by Amazon bestseller Chuck Tingle.
VICE Staff