Michael Acton Smith, the founder of the extremely popular Moshi Monsters series, has been awarded an OBE in the Queens New Years Honours List for 2014. The OBE is recognising Mr Smith in the category of Industry and economy in the entrepreneurs section. A fantastic award and very much deserved.…
 The people behind the eSports and gaming festival GeeX have announced that the event is cancelled only 2 weeks before it was scheduled to start. The event was to combine a 2000 participant LAN party with an electronic music festival with some of France's biggest DJs. The 32 team Counter-Strike…
 It takes a special level of dedication to create a live-action trailer for a game. Director Eric Zaragoza is one such fan. "Chase to Death" has Isaac participating in his usual hobby of exploring abandoned space ships while under attack from necromorphs. While it may seem a little more Dr…
In an article by Mad Catz, Daigo 'The Beast' Umehara, one of the greatest Street Fighter players in the world, along with Lead Game Designer of Santa Monica Studios, Seth Killian, head to New York City to talk about fighting games. These two gaming personalities are heading to New York…
 ESL (Electronic Sports League) and Unknown worlds have organized the ultimate test to see who has the best scene in Natural Selection 2. A grudge match between the best of the USA and the best of Europe will be happening today in Cologne, Germany. The $5000 prize pot is nothing…
Egoraptor has just released the next PokeAwesome, PokeAwesome 2 – Getting A Gym Badge. In this video the hero discovers the ramifications of getting a gym badge.  Check it out below! Following the huge success and popularity of the first PokeAwesome video, this one also has some great moments all…
 ESEA, one of the biggest international Counter-Strike:Global Offensive Leagues, have decided to mix things up for their finals in just over a week. Instead of placing teams in seeds and having 2 separate leagues which would merge for the finals there will be an All Stars match of European players…
 Microsoft haven't officially announced their new Xbox yet and it's already causing problems for them. Last week rumors of an 'always online' xbox were flying around the Internet with mixed reactions from xbox fans. In response to the reactions towards an online xbox Adam Orth, formerly Microsoft Creative Director sent…
The fifth Gadget Show Live has been hailed as a success after pulling 79,775 attendees last week. The Gadget Show Live took place 2nd-7th April across 6 halls in the Birmingham NEC with companies exhibiting over this period. The show was that popular that VIP tickets, as well as Saturday and…
The US is soon to be getting another addition to the Mega Man collection in the form of some neat little figures. Adding to the already large collection of figures and models available, Bandai will be releasing D-Arts Bass and Treble figures in a two-pack that will be available at…
Andy Gilleand does a wonderful job of cutting video games together as if they were movies. Putting together all of the cut-scenes and a little gameplay he pieces them into wonderful feature length flicks. This talented man has already covered the Uncharted series and has moved onto the Assassin's Creed…
26 year old Ryan Ackroyd from South Yorkshire, UK, is now being charged with generating cyber attacks and hacking which is in violation of the Criminal Law Act 1997, carrying out an unauthorised act to impair the operation of a computer. Lulzsec are a group of anonymous hackers formed around May…
EA haven't had much luck lately, and this bad streak has continued with the publisher winning the 'Worst Company in America' title for the second year in a row. The voting in the final round of the Consumerist's "Worst Company in America" competition has concluded, with EA beating the Bank…
Everyone loves the chance to win things, and Microsoft are offering you the chance to win a VIP pass to GamesCom 2013 by simply voting in the Xbox Entertainment Awards 2013 through your Xbox console. The Xbox Entertainment Awards celebrate the best of games, film/tv and music on the Xbox…
 Most of you reading this who grew up in the 90s will remember a show about 5 teenagers with attitude chosen to protect the world from alien attackers. Power Rangers was a staple TV show from 1993 and hasn't stopped since. Celebrating it's 20th aniversary this year with the latest…
Zelda fans have something great to look forward to, courtesy of GAME. The UK Retailer is offering a discount for The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses via their Facebook. The discount offered is 15% off ticket prices, and with tickets selling pretty fast it’s a good idea to…
 European team Fariko Impact have won the Call of Duty 2013 Championship overcoming rival team Envyus. After being knocked down to the lower bracket by OpTic gaming it looked like Impact were going to have a tough time achieving the $400,000 prize, but the team lead by team captain Parasite…
Funko, the company that manufactures and produces pop culture toys and bobbleheads, has revealed that they are making a Sonic the Hedgehog range. The figures in this range will include a Knuckles, a Tails and a Sonic and are set to be released on May 16th! Do you think the…
While at GDC this year, VGU attended the San Francisco Midnight release for Bioshock Infinite. We arrived at the local Gamestop at around 10pm and found an already impressive line forming. We spoke to a few of the eager fans waiting to get inside and not only to nab their…
 It's certainly e-Sports season at the moment and it's a great time for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as the game's popularity in e-Sports steadily grows. One great thing about CS:GO events is you can always count on upsets and surprises, and this week was no different, check out below for the…
Deep Silver today revealed the identity of the real-life couple who will be joined in undead matrimony at a legally recognised zombie-themed wedding in London on 23rd April 2013, celebrating the launch of new zombie game, Dead Island Riptide. The search to find two engaged Dead Island superfans, who were…