E3 2018

CD Projekt RED Won't Commit to Gender Fluidity in ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ (Yet)

The studio told Waypoint it’s “something we’ve looked at” for the character creator.
Patrick Klepek
open thread

'Hereditary' is a Very Scary Movie About Not Believing Women

Yeah, it's about death and trauma and possession, but it's also very much about men not listening to women when something is up.
Danielle Riendeau

The They/Them Option in 'BattleTech' Is About So Much More Than Choice

For individuals who never see themselves in games, the addition of a pronoun is about recognition, acceptance, and normalization.
Patrick Klepek

We Talk 'Blade Runner 2049,' Identity, and Choice on the New Waypoint 101

You wanted a spoilercast for the new cyberpunk spectacular? You got one.
Danielle Riendeau

‘Strafe’ Says Fuck You to Old, Archaic Views on Gender

This chaotic ‘Doom’ throwback lets players select from anywhere they please on a gender slider.
Danielle Riendeau
Not My Final Form

How 'Hyper Light Drifter' Paralleled My Own Transition

Heart Machine’s game is preoccupied with the process of rebuilding. I played it at a time when I very much understood the instinct.
Julie Muncy
Final Fantasy XV

The Good Boys of 'Final Fantasy XV' Aren't Always Good

'FFXV' is often praised for its depiction of "close male friendship," instead, it supports tired stereotypes.
Todd Harper

The GameCube Is Genderfluid

For Francophones, Nintendo's consoles always have a gender signifier.
Alex Zandra Van Chestein
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