Gears of War 4 is due to release very soon and just to spur on that extra anticipation Xbox have released a brand new launch trailer via their official YouTube channel. The two-minute-long cinematic features narration from everyone’s favourite disgruntled veteran Marcus Fenix, along with snippets of scenes from the…
Xbox and indie hip hop group Run the Jewels have shown off their recent collaborations with a sneak preview of their third album Run the Jewels 3  with their song release Panther Like a Panther. The track has been exclusively shown the the latest trailer for Gears of War 4 'Horde…
When Yooka-Laylee first appeared on Kickstarter, I leapt at the occasion to give this new project some of my hard-earned money in order for these Rare veterans and composers a chance to make a game I have been pining for since the 2000 release of Banjo-Tooie on the Nintendo 64.…
[audio mp3="https://zone1-vgu.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/VGUPodcast_07_05_16.mp3"][/audio] Welcome to episode three of the VGU Podcast where we take a moment out of writing the news to talk about it as well as what we have been getting our hands on. The VGU Podcast is a bi-weekly cast and we are looking to add a segment…
TY the Tasmanian Tiger, the child friendly platformer released in 2002 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube, has just launched on Steam Early Access. The original developers, Krome Studios, are the guys behind the remaster and are aiming to release the game fully in Q3 2016. Players control TY on…
The development for Dead Island 2 has been taken over by Sumo Digital, the studio behind LittleBigPlanet3. Publisher Deep Silver told MCV today that it had moved the production of the zombie shooter to the studio as “Sumo showed so much understanding of the brand, had creative ideas and an excellent, vision that…
Larry 'Major Nelson' Hryb spoke out about the downtime that Xbox Live has been experiencing over the last two weeks. Reddit user BIGBLOCK22s submitted a thread titled 'Has Microsoft even thought about compensation for the last 2 weeks?' Major Nelson responded "I've taken some of the more thoughtful comments and shared them with…
In an unexpected turn of events, Microsoft have announced via Xbox Wire that they are cancelling development of Fable Legends and shutting down Lionhead Studios, the developer behind the Fable series as part of a move to focus its investments on 'the games and franchises that fans find most exciting and…
Considering that Microsoft’s Xbox brand is one the big juggernauts of gaming, it seems that few people cast their minds back to where it all began. Competing with Sony’s PlayStation 2 and Nintendo’s criminally under-appreciated GameCube, the original Xbox was the award middle child of that generations consoles. It bolstered…
We all have that game in our childhood where we dream of a sequel, yet it just never happened. For some it was Conker's Bad Fur Day, for others it was a third outing in the Medevil series, though nobody wanted it to be Shaq Fu, the brilliantly mediocre title…