Blizzard Entertainment have today announced that tickets for the seventh BlizzCon gaming convention will go on sale in two batches on 24th April and 27th April. As well as these, tickets to an exclusive pre-BlizzCon dinner to benefit Children's Hospital of Orange County will go on sale 1st May.  For those who don't…
Is HMV about to be saved from the brink? It seems that way at the moment. Sky News has reported that on Friday morning UK time, a deal is expected to be announced that will save many of the remaining HMV stores and anything up to 2500 jobs. Hilco, the…
BioShock Infinite is a big success in the world of the games industry at the moment and is the game on everyones lips. The third part in the critically acclaimed first-person shooter video game series, BioShock Infinite builds on its predecessors' immersive, narrative gameplay and emotional character-driven stories while breaking…
Away from the core of hall 9, far away from the busy walkways with press gandering at Bioshock Infinite and Defiance was Capcom. Next to where the Make Something Unreal teams sat busily crunching to finish their games as onlookers peering over their shoulders lay Capcom. On the edge of…
Wondering around, looking at all the latest technological wonders and marvels is all well and good, but sometimes you just need something to bring a smile to your face. At the end of one of the two packed halls this prayer was heard. More of a pen than a stand,…
 Copenhagen games 2013 were held this weekend and there were surprises, upsets, drama and tantrums; everything you could possibly want from a Counter-Strike event! Ninjas in pyjamas take 1st place This will come as no surprise to anyone who follows the CS:GO competitive scene.  NiP take the top prize of…
To coincide with the release of Bioshock Infinite, Loading Bar, the video game related drinks café/bar, have just released news of some awesome Bioshock Infinite themed drinks on their website. There are 2 drinks available; the Devil’s Kiss and the Possession, both of which are Vigor’s in Bioshock Infinite.  Image…
 Today The Pokémon company International announced the dates and locations for the Pokémon video game European Championships. Players of any age and caliber are encouraged to enter the tournaments which will be held in 3 major cities across Europe. Milan, Italy on May 11th-12th, Bochum, Germany on May 26th and Birmingham,…
 A heart warming but sad story today shows us how video games aren't as bad as people would like to believe. A cancer patient who lost his battle with cancer has been immortalised in his favorite video game. James Payne was 24 when he died from liver cancer earlier this…
 VGU were at McM Memorabilia this weekend in Birmingham and were very impressed with the cosplay that was happening. Take a look below at some of our favorites!   Kieron's girlfriend Charlotte came with VGU to experience her first McM and got an unexpected welcome! Deadpool was there giving a…
As a legendary grand father once said to his grandson, "You Must Believe in the heart of the cards" and to this day that quote still stands. The Yu-Gi-Oh Trading Card game is still as big as ever with millions of players worldwide carrying on the tradition originally formed from…
PaRappa the Rapper hasn't been around for a while. Sure he turned up for Playstation All-stars, but for a character who helped give the original Playstation a face he hasn't been given much love since 2002. Could that be about to change though? Dred Foxx, the man behind the dog,…
Here it is. After nine months since the kickstarter's success the first episode is finally live on the internet. This episode focuses on the trope of damsel's in distress, citing sources such as Starfox, Princess Zelda and of course Princess Peach. Hopefully it won't be another nine months until Part…
The Birmingham Memorabilia Expo is heading to Birmingham NEC the 16th and 17th March 2013, and there's a wide range of reasons why you should head down there. Have a look below what is going to be in store:   Play Dead Space 3 and Crysis 3 Want another dose…
 Since the days of the Playstation 2's Eyetoy, gesture and montion controls have come leaps and bounds; from the Wii, the Playstation Move to Xbox Kinect. The influx of user gesture controls over the usual gamepad set up has opened the doors for more and more technologies to be combined…
Anita Sarkeesian has been a name on many people's lips for the last nine months since the announcement of her kickstarter project. The project centred around the topic of women in games but little has been heard on the project since it was funded apart from vague reasoning and promises…
 The Harlem Shake is one of the newest dance and viral sensations that has been recently sweeping through the nation. Today TECHMO KOEI posted up what seemed to look like an emergency status stating the following:"For the sake of Harlem Shake, please check out our webiste..." Little did we know…
"I think given how pervasive computers and the internet is now, and how fascinated kids are with it, I want to make sure that they know how to actually produce stuff using computers, and not simply consume stuff." As part of the Google+ Discussion the President of the United States…
Jeri Ellsworth, hardware developer for Valve, posted on twitter yesterday that she had been fired. Jeri was known mostly for her work on the new Valve console the 'Steam Box' which was revealed in early January this year. As the tweet below states, Jeri hopes to move onto “new exciting…
Despite The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia being released on January 29th it has become a New York Times bestseller, jumping up to number one on the “Advice and Miscellaneous Hardcover” list! According to the official site, The Hyrule Historia is, in essence, the “Zelda Bible.” This 274-page collector’s item…
The MCM comic con coming to the Midlands will be located in Telford at the International Centre on 16th Feburary 2013. At the MCM Comic Con you will be able to see a wide range of different things, have a look below at what could be in store for you.…