EGX Rezzed 2016: Slaying Demons in Style with Seraph
There are two sure-fire ways to get me to come and have a look at your game during a conference: have an interesting premise or offer me sweets, and indie studio Dreadbit Games knocked it out of the park. “A skill-based, acrobatic shooter without aiming” took care of the premise…
Republique Review
Warning: This review may contain spoilers. With over $550,000 pledged on Kickstarter and a solid team comprised of industry veterans that worked on titles such as Metal Gear Solid IV and Halo 4, Republique had a lot of potential. Set in a dystopian city-state inspired by the events of George…
EGX Rezzed 2016: A Look At Bears Can’t Drift!?
Outside of the big franchise racers like Mario Kart and Sega All Stars Racing, it’s very rare that you will see a kart racer that does not have a licensed character slapped on the front to sell units. This is even the case in the indie sphere, where games like…
Titanfall 2 Officially Revealed in Teaser Trailer
We all knew it was coming but now have an official confirmation that Titanfall 2 is on its way. The EA YouTube channel just uploaded this teaser trailer which also confirms that the sequel to the Xbox One and PC Exclusive Titanfall will now be making its way onto the…
Insider Teases God of War 4 Will Have a Nordic Setting.
Well-known industry insider Shinobi602 has teased that the next God of War instalment will take place in Nordic mythology. His tweets on the subject are shown below: Across the rainbow bridge... — shinobi602 (@shinobi602) April 4, 2016 ...to the halls of Valhalla. My boy.#GodofWar4 — shinobi602 (@shinobi602) April 4, 2016…
Enter the Gungeon Review
I’m mowing down hordes of cute, walking bullets with a gun that fires junk mail, while a turtle in a space helmet provides covering fire as I frantically roll from upturned table to stone pillar. I’ve only got a few seconds before the next torrent of bullets destroys my last…
New Overwatch Short Features Widowmaker & Tracer (Including Her Butt)
Blizzard have released a second animated short for their upcoming hero-shooter Overwatch, this time featuring Widowmaker and Tracer. The first short, featuring the super-intelligent gorilla Winston, was an outstanding introduction to the character and this next entry continues the theme, showing us what makes both the villainous Widowmaker and the…
Quantum Break Review
Quantum Break is somewhat of a remnant of the original vision for the Xbox One, the all-in-one entertainment system from Microsoft. A fusion of video gaming and live-action TV, Quantum Break is an ambitious project and whilst it’s not without its flaws, the concept works much better than it has…
Five Reasons Why We Love DOOM
Some people like to play with ponies, cats and dogs. Others prefer to play with giant guns that blow people’s heads wide open. If you are in the latter category, then you must at some point picked up and played DOOM. This franchise, to this day, is one of the…
The Absolute Starter Guide to Dark Souls
If the hundreds of news pieces haven’t given it away yet, a new Dark Souls game is on the horizon and we are quite excited to play it. Now most of us at VGU are seasoned Dark Souls fans, but many people will either be coming to Dark Souls III…
The Walking Dead: Michonne – Episode One Review
Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead Season One received immense critical acclaim, chronicling the journey of Lee and Clementine as they made friends, evaded foes and gave everything they had in order to stay alive. It was intense and kept you on the edge of your seat, as you had no…
Steelseries Siberia 200 Review
The Siberia 200 is SteelSeries’s spiritual successor to the Siberia V2, aiming to bring the ageing headset into the modern age with a goal of ‘reclaiming its title as the best gaming headset in eSports and PC gaming’. At £60 it’s not going to be the best and SteelSeries damn…
Five Ways Pokemon Games Have Changed For The Worse Since Red & Blue
From the early days of Pokémon Red & Blue, to the latest journeys of X & Y, the Pokémon franchise has been one of the most successful video game franchises of all time. With the announcement of Pokémon Sun & Moon earlier this month, it is unknown how the series…
Tom Clancy’s The Division Review
The Tom Clancy franchise has been doing well recently with Rainbow Six Siege last year garnering a great reception amongst critics and players alike. The latest game to bear his name introduces a new IP to the series in the form of The Division, in which a group of sleeper…
The Culling First Impressions
First seen in the 2000 Japanese film of the same name, Battle Royale is a format that seems made for video games. It’s been emulated via mods such as Minecraft’s popular Hunger Games plugin and ARMA III has a dedicated game mode, but surprisingly there hasn’t been an entire game…
The Long Journey Home Takes Inspiration From Farscape, Firefly & Star Trek Voyager
Daedalic Entertainment, the German studio best known for their point-and-click adventure games like The Whispering World and the Deponia series, are trying their hand at something new; a procedurally-generated space odyssey. Procedurally-generated might be the most overused concept in the indie development scene since the Minecraft crafting system, but Daedalic seem…
PlayStation VR Price and Release Date Announced
Announced just a few minutes ago at the Game Developers Conference in San Fransisco, PlayStation VR will be launching in October of this year for £349/$399. A price considerably lower than both the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, it appears Sony are the only ones looking to market virtual…
Rev Up Your Lancers, Gears of War 4 Beta Date Announced
Get your protein shakes ready because shit's about to go down. The Gears of War 4 multiplayer beta finally has a release date, with an early access period starting on April 18th for owners of the Gears of War Ultimate Edition whilst everyone else gets to join the fun on April 24th.…
Microsoft Officially Allowing Cross Platform Play Between Xbox One, PC and Other Consoles.
Sound the horns for the apocalypse is surely upon us. Microsoft are now officially supporting cross platform play between Xbox Live and other networks, including those of other consoles like PSN. The first game to support full cross-play will be the indie powerhouse Rocket League, which currently allows PC and…
Salt and Sanctuary Review
Washing up on the shores of this cursed island, you can’t shake the feeling of déjà vu. Your sanctuary seems ever so familiar, the crumbling castles and fetid dungeons remind you of adventures you’ve taken long ago. While your weapons and armour look different, your mind drifts keeps drifting to…
Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls Collection Review
If you picked up Heavy Rain when it was originally released in 2010 on the PS3, you’ll find yourself thinking ‘this really hasn’t changed.’ There has been a small upgrade on graphics and some added bonuses but the remaster doesn’t have the same ‘wow’ factor that I remember the original…