I'm pretty good at video games, and there is a good chance you're even better than me. But we all pale in comparrison to this magnificent specimen. Enter StealthGamerBR from the wonderful world of Youtube. Watch in awe as he shatters your illusions of being even remotely 'good' at Dishonored in…
Not your usual gaming news but an interesting insight to think about into the world of gaming, cosplay and more. Groupon UK recently did a study which revealed that middle-aged men on average are spending £1,200 a year on their hobbies. The highest amount on average being spent was not…
Last month at Insomnia 54 we had the chance to sit down with Craig 'Onscreen' Shanmon about his life a pro CS player and how things are changing for him and the scene. Here's what he had to say to us. VGU: Hey guys, I'm at i54 with Craig, better…
Last weekend you may remember an event happening in Coventry called i54. This gaming festival hosted one of the largest Minecraft and British Youtuber events in the UK, but it also has another side to it, esports. Down stairs, unbeknownst to many of the attendees on Insomnia 54, i-series actually…
This weekend shows the return of the UK's biggest Gaming Festival, Multiplay's Insomnia. Hosting 3 events each year, Spring, Summer and Winter festivals, Multiplay have been at the forefront of competitive UK video gaming for over 15 years. So what does a UK event need? A major gaming peripheral company as a…
Let's face it; it's nearly the end of January and it is still freezing cold outside, and it only looks as if it will be getting colder over the coming weeks. So to prepare you for the remainder of the winter days ahead, here are some essential survival tips. 1.…
You may remember a couple of weeks ago an article about streamers we think you should be watching. One of the members of that list was DayZ streamer SilentSentry who we've managed to grab from his busy life to sit down for a quick interview about how he became so…
MechRunner is a new title coming from Spark Plug Games. As it is currently going through its Kickstarter campaign, we had an interview with President and Lead Engineer John O'Niell & Vice-President and Art Director Ben Lichius. Find out some information about the game as well as the developers behind…
Remember the launch trailer for Civilization Beyond Earth that came out yesterday? Do you remember thinking 'it's good but it's just missing that special something'? Well have no fear, we've found exactly what it needed. Glam Metal!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_WSgMhfuic That's right, a near perfect mash up of the reveal trailer with…
A new study suggests that those experiencing aggression after, or whilst playing video games, are more likely to be linked to the mechanics rather than any violent content, according to a report from the BBC. Researchers created a non-violent version of Half-Life 2 along with a series of other tests…
Microsoft could be announcing a new exclusive for the Xbox One this year, coming from a Japanese developer according to an interview in Famitsu with head of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer. Spencer said Microsoft is planning special announcements to coincide with the launch of the Xbox One in Japan this…
Riot Games and HBO have paired up to release a promotional campaign joining the Game of Thrones series and League of Legends franchise. The three-week campaign started yesterday, preceding Game of Throne’s season four premier on April 6. Dustin Beck, vice president of eSports and merchandising for Riot spoke about…
More Xbox One games will run in 1080p…at some point, Microsoft Xbox director of development Boyd Multerer said during an interview. Speaking to TotalXbox, Multerer said he has no doubt that developers will be able to reach that resolution. "I fully expect that to happen,” Multerer said "The [graphics processing…
Warner Bros. has announced a reboot of the famed cult classic series Gauntlet, set for release on Steam this summer. The dungeon crawler developed by Arrowhead Studios will be “completely modernised” as a four-player local and online multiplayer with full support for Steam OS and the upcoming Steam Boxes. Gauntlet…
Indie bundles have started to appear all over the internet in the past few years, with Groupees being one of the most prominent names, aside from Indie Royale and the Humble Indie Bundle. Instead of being related on a theme, the latest bundle from Groupees is another edition of their…
The Skylanders exclusive character mine has once again struck gold, with the news that an promotional version of one of the character figures has now arrived at GAME stores all across the country, for the modest price of £11.99. The Enchanted Lightcore Star Strike features a different colour scheme than…
One of the most interesting features of inFamous 2 was the ability to design, share and download user customised missions to increase the lifespan of the game. According to one of the developers at Sucker Punch, this feature is not available in the latest entry in the series, as usage…
Gone Home was one of the most celebrated indie games of last year, giving modern gamers a look back at a simpler time, whilst offering a unique experience that would remain in your mind long after the credits had appeared on the screen. In a surprising development, it has been revealed…