I’m sure by now you’ve seen the plethora of less than stellar reviews that Destiny has received. Considering the amount of money thrown behind the project by Activision and Bungie’s track record with Halo, it’s surprising to see such low scores. So does Destiny deserve the hate? Kind of. Right…
After going through demos, leaks and streams of Japanese footage, Super Smash Bros for 3DS is finally here and ready to kick off this installment of the Smash series. As well as being a brand new iteration, this edition of the game is the first ever Smash game designed for…
OOOOOO YEEEAAAHHH!! Get ready to step into a slim-jim and claim your championship belt as WWE 2K15 was on show at EGX 2014. This year’s entry is promising to bring the next generation to the table, with updated rosters, new mechanics, updated visuals and cleaned up animations. But does the…
Alien: Isolation is almost upon us, but we managed to play a quick demo in London that took us through a Survival Mode challenge. Separate from the main game, we were put in the shoes of Amanda Ripley, given a goal to reach, a timer and a flamethrower, and sent…
With less than a month ‘til the launch of F1 2014, I had the chance this weekend to race around in a preview build of the latest F1 title from Codemasters. Having missed out on F1 2013, it felt great to jump back in and feel like I was playing…
It seems that for every big budget game that is released now, we know almost everything about the game 4 months before launch. Be it through alphas, betas, early access copies, leaks, video series’ or extensive streaming of certain games, the trepidation of getting a new game and discovering something…
Recently, whilst playing through both my most played and most anticipated games on the PS4, people have been telling me that a war has begun. This clash of the gamers was in the form of the Free-To-Play title Warframe and the recently released Destiny. Both games have their fanbases and…
Today, in the high-tech society that we live in, a lot of what we do is accessed through portable devices, from checking emails and browsing cat gifs on our phones to gaming on handhelds like the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS. Solar chargers like the Powertraveller Power Monkey have been…
  As a follow up from the VGU G19 Rage Fit Stress test we've moved on to every keyboard's best friend, the mouse. Specifically the Logitech G602 wireless gaming mouse. This time we'll be taking the mouse over multiple terrains to see how it copes with a bit of 'off…
Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc was a runaway hit for the Vita when released last year, after originally being denied an English release for the PlayStation Portable in 2011. Taking elements from many visual novel adventures such as Phoenix Wright and Professor Layton, it added a homicidal twist by including an…
The Walking Dead Season Two has been a long and treacherous journey. We’ve lost countless companions, travelled God knows how far across the country, and killed a lot of zombies. No Going Back finally sees all our hard work come to an end, but is it a satisfying conclusion to…
Recently, we were given a chance to unbox and review Hauppage's new game capture device for gamers. The HD PVR Rocket combines game recordings with a portable size and function. All you need to power this device is a USB connection from a PC or even a games console your…
Over the last week, pretty much anyone with a games console has been playing the beta for Destiny, the latest project from Halo creators Bungie. Expectations were high and most people have come away from the beta with those expectations met. Personally, I have to be honest and say that…
That’s right folks you can join the glamorous and exciting world of games journalism…OK it’s not that glamorous or exciting…and journalism is pushing it at times but never the less, VGU is looking for writers to fill the following roles: News Editor (multiple positions) – You will be tasked with…
The fourth iteration in the Dynasty Warriors Gundam series has arrived on the PS3. Gundam Reborn introduces a lot more this time around from the predecessors. Not just do we get an updated roster of mobile suits and pilots, we also have updated partners, movesets and even the chance to…
It’s been a long time coming, but One Piece: Unlimited World Red has finally made its way to the West. The fourth in the Unlimited series, Unlimited World Red is full of wacky characters, unique environments and a fun combat system, which is really what we should expect from the…
In an attempt to capture the essence of 8-bit platformers from the NES era, the team at Yacht Club Games has dug up many of the genre’s tropes and reworked them, trying to add design elements from the modern era to spice up this aging game style. However, is the…
Familiarity is the spice of life. Back when I reviewed Worms Clan Wars, I said it was good because it was essentially Worms Revolution. Worms Battlegrounds is just Worms Clan Wars. Not even essentially, it is full on just Worms Clan Wars renamed for the console space. I can only presume…
Oh Vita, I want you to do well. You’re a fun little system, with some really interesting games and the potential for a load more, but it seems that Sony doesn’t want to do much with you. Sony’s E3 press conference was incredibly sparse for Vita announcements or news, besides…
I have a guilty confession to make. I've never made level cap in any MMO. It's long been a goal of mine to find a game that I can sink some time into, and Wildstar has proven itself worthy for me to take up the challenge. I think the reason…
The wait is over and watch_dogs is finally here, bringing with it all of its technology, intrigue as well as a lot of expectation. Does watch_dogs seek to revolutionise the sandbox genre, or is it one to be left in the dog house? Watch_dogs follows the story of Aiden Pierce,…