WildStar Free-to-Play Closed Beta Is Live and Happening
Wildstar, the futuristic MMORPG by Carbine Studios and NCSoft has open its gates for the closed beta of its transition into free to play. Moving away from the pay to play model the new experience also brings new and improved features with one of the biggest updates yet for the…
Portable Steam Device Gets A Release Date and Price
Ever wanted to play your Steam library on the train on your way to work? Now you will be able to take your PC Steam library with a device that is capable of doing just that. The Smach Zero, a portable Steam machine now has a release date a price…
A Record 345,000 visitors attend gamescom 2015
gamescom 2015 the largest ever games event came to a close on August 9th with a record breaking number of visitors with close to 345,000 attended over the week compared to 335,000 in 2014. The official gamescom statistics saw over 96 countries, with 33,200 trade visitors compared to 31,500 in 2014.…
King’s New Game Paradise Bay Available on iOS Now & Android Soon
King are well known for their 3 match type games but today that changes with the release of their latest title Paradise Bay. King's first simulation game is available to download on iOS through the App Store and coming to Android devices soon. Paradise Bay sets the player on an island…
Life Is Strange Episode Four: The Dark Room Review
It really should go without saying at this point, but spoilers for the previous three episodes. If you haven't played them, stop reading this and go do that. The last episode, Chaos Theory ended on a pretty big cliff-hanger; Max altered the timeline to save Chloe’s dad from dying, inadvertently…
The Fall Review
The Fall is a modern take on an ageing genre, the good old point-and-click adventure game. It’s not the first game to attempt to breathe new life into this ancient game type, with Stick it to the Man and The Cave coming to mind as the most successful attempts to…
5 Tips and Tricks to Guide You In Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess
In the world of Deception you need to become pure evil. Talking politely to your unsuspecting victims isn't going to cut it anymore. You must master the techniques and gain the maximum amount of Ark to prove how devious you can become. If you don't fulfil this, the Devil will…
SteelSeries Apex M800 Review
What is popular in the gaming hardware scene at the moment? Colours, many, many colours. Everything you can buy at the moment has at least 16.8 million colours and the next popular gimmick is key for key illumination. We reviewed the Orion Spark by Logitech which has that option whom…
Sonic Generations – Shia Lebouf DLC
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…
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away Aged 55
In some incredibly depressing news, Nintendo of Japan has announced that Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, has passed away aged 55 due to a bile duct growth. While it was known that Mr Iwata had been ill for a while and had to miss this year's E3, it was never…
The Most Disgusting Dishonored Run You’ve Ever Seen
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…
Fallout 4 Collector’s Edition Won’t Fit Big Phones Like iPhone 6+
Fallout 4 Collector's Edition which is already hard to pre-order includes a replica of the Pip-Boy that holds your smartphone and allows you to run the Fallout 4 companion app as you play for that total immerse experience. However, before you put down your hard earned dollars and pounds you…
PlayStation TV Review
Back when the PlayStation Vita made its debut, a lot of Sony’s fan base wanted to see some of the games with higher production values make their way to a home console, in particular Freedom Wars and Persona 4 Golden. Their prayers were answers when Sony announced the PlayStation Vita…
VGU’s Beginner’s Guide to Fighting Game Terms
It’s getting into fighting game tournament season, with CEO on the horizon this weekend and then the holy grail of FGC events, EVO, following soon after in early July. This means fighting game coverage will start to dominate Twitch and many people will start watching competitive fighting games for the…
E3 2015: VGU’s Game of the Show
E3 2015 is over and the dust has settled over what was certainly an impressive showing. The Last Guardian is back, Uncharted 4, Halo 5, Final Fantasy VII, Shenmue 3. It reads like a wish-list rather than an after show discussion, but everyone came out in full force for the…
Suikoden III is coming to PSN Tomorrow
Thanks to the successful rereleases of Suikoden 1 and 2 on PSN a few months ago and the continued work of the Suikoden Revival Movement, Sony have announced that the 3rd entry will be coming to PSN tomorrow. This installment in Konami's critically acclaimed but now dormant RPG franchise is…
E3 2015: The Year of Shock and Awe
This E3 is being heralded as the best one for many years. Blockbuster announcements, revivals of old franchises and games long though dead have risen from the graves for studios to parade around as the conquering heroes for fans to throw money at. On first glance, this year's show is…
SteelSeries Stratus XL Wireless Controller for PC & Android
SteelSeries revealed today their new wireless gaming controller the Stratus XL. Designed specially for Windows PC and Android smartphone, gamers now have the option to play their games wireless via Bluetooth. PC, Android devices, Amazon Fire TV, Ouya and other micro-console systems can use the Stratus XL. "When SteelSeries introduced the first Stratus…
E3 2015: Heavy Rain and Beyond Coming To PS4
Quantic Dream have announced a new compilation of Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls previously released on the Playstation 3 during the E3 conference this year. It has not been confirmed if the games will receive a visual upgrade or additional features, but considering the trend that other companies have followed, it is…
Dark Souls III Will Not Be the Last of the Series
E3 helmed the incredible news that Dark Souls III is real and it's going to be with us pretty soon. This was then followed by a snippet from a European press release stating that it is to be the final chapter in the cult series. This caused a lot of dismay…
E3 2015: Assassins Creed Syndicate Trailer Exposed
It might have seemed impossible for another Assassin Creed to already be in the works, but after it's announcement earlier this year, it was obvious that E3 would be the place where we found out all the details. Assassins Creed Syndicate, which is set in 1868 London, during the Industrial…