This last weekend saw Europe gather together as a continent of Smashers to not only battle it out amongst themselves, but to defend its crown from the invading American force. The final event of the European Smash Circuit, BEAST 6, saw some ridiculous sets, new fan favourites being born and…
Console Vs PC has been a battle raging since the dawn of games, arguments of who is more skilled or which system is better to play on have been the catalyst for many a friendship ending. This week however, an olive branch was passed from one of, if not the…
With Street Fighter V coming out next Tuesday, Capcom are going full throttle with their plans for this year's Capcom Pro Tour, giving eager World Warriors the schedule for this year's series of events. All of these tournaments will eventually lead up to the grand 32 man final at the…
GameTrailers have announced on Twitter and Facebook that, as of today, they are no more. After thirteen years in the games industry delivering, news, reviews, video content and trailers (naturally), the games journalism giant is no more. https://twitter.com/GameTrailers/status/696858020215586816 The closure of the site has come out of nowhere, both for fans…
After releasing two of the most downloaded mobile games of all time, King have now released Candy Crush Jelly Saga, the third of their sweet matching puzzle games. To celebrate it's long awaited release, we spoke to the producer of the game, Andreas Olofsson, to tell us more about the newest…
The tournament cycle is beginning to start up for 2016. The EVO games have been announced, Street Fighter V is on the horizon and players new and old are hoping that this year may be the year that they will finally git gud. So, in my infinite wisdom as a…
"An adult game controller where touch and feedback are taken to the next level. Feel the game." That's the tagline behind VirtuaDolls, an adult VR game controller project currently running a funding campaign on Indiegogo. Let's not beat around the bush here (and we couldn't if we wanted to, there doesn't…
At this time of year, when we all look back and celebrate the good stuff that has come our way this year, it is also important to remember some of the absolute Grade A cock ups that have happened in the games industry. Incredibly shoddy ports, unethical business practices and…
Although it has only been in the public spotlight for a few years, episodic gaming has risen to become of one of the most popular genres of the current generation. Whether they are released weeks or months apart, each of them brings a unique window of perspective into the world…
2015 has been a great year for Smash, with the ever-increasing popularity of Melee and the influx of new fans to the community with the release of Smash 4, resulting in a big tournament almost every month and the continued growth of the competitive scene. It's not even 2016 yet…
As we approach the end of Smash 4’s developmental life cycle and have had just over a year with the game, I think it is a good a time as any to have a look back over this year and just take stock of all the changes we’ve seen, as…
Dear Konami, We’re a small site and we can only do what we do here with the support of the large video game publishers who send us review copies of games early, provide us with press resources and the like. Konami are one such company who we have been lucky…
These celebrity cameos are getting a bit out of hand. I mean Conan O'Brien and Kevin Smith showing up in LEGO Batman 3 was pretty weird, but now UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has turned up in Star Wars Battlefront. No, I'm not kidding. Well I mean I am,…
If it wasn't enough that From Software are giving us another slice of Bloodborne and a brand-new Dark Souls title, they're now planning a huge event to let fans get hands-on with both titles before launch. The only catch though, is that it's exclusively in Japan. Announced on their official…
Bubble Witch Saga 2 was in London last week and some of the VGU team went to try out the Halloween Magic School pop up down in Greek Street, Soho. Bubble Witch Saga 2 is a bubble shooter game in which you need to match at least three bubbles of the same…
During EGX 2015 we asked you on Twitter what were your best parts of the event, what games you played and what you liked or disliked about them. There were many games to play with some of them being The Division, Just Cause 3, Assassin's Creed Syndicate as well as…
Over this summer, I've thrown myself into the Smash Bros competitive scene. Naturally, this involves going to a lot of tournaments and spending a lot of time in cramped venues with a lot of other sweaty people. While they are a hell of a lot of fun, tournaments can be…
For all you fans of blistering speedruns and the occasional cringe worthy moment, the Summer Games Done Quick marathon starts tomorrow, giving us a week of incredible moments and hopefully, lots of money raised for charity. This year, SGDQ 2015 comes to you from St Paul, Minnesota and the charity…
In an unexpected twist, Sonic Generations has received a new DLC pack today, featuring none other than Shia Lebouf. Who you ask? It's understandable you haven't heard of him, he isn't famous any more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xhsj9J0BbqM Sadly not real DLC, but it does come from Sonic the Hedgehog's official YouTube channel, so…
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…