The Overwatch Beta had us sold with us at VGU posting about our experiences through the weekend. It was a great time but it was assisted by the fact that the roster of characters was so strong. With all their individual mechanics, skills, personalities and potential in team situations, this group has…
Being a member of the console peasantry and not really invested in Overwatch before this beta, this last weekend saw the opportunity for folks on the fence to finally have a go on Blizzard’s new hero shooter. Switching from the slow, methodical gunplay of Rainbow Six Siege to the bright…
With less than 24 hours to go until the Persona 5 live stream goes on the air, fans of the series are eagerly awaiting new information about the latest entry in Atlus’s social link forming dungeon crawler franchise, as well as the Japanese release date. Whether or not this announcement…
It was only a matter of time until the wave of Souls clones emerged from over the horizon. Just as Miyazaki and his crew hopefully go onto pastures new, a vanguard of other developers are coming to step in to fill the bonfire shaped hole in many players’ hearts. Ni-Oh…
With multiple credible outlets releasing stories about specs and internal documents provided to developers about the PlayStation 4 NEO, I think it is safe to say that some form of an upgraded PS4 is coming in the near future. Whether it is the NEO, the PS4.5 or the PS4K, it…
EGX Rezzed has come and gone, with indies from all four corners of the gaming world coming to show off their games to an eager audience. Here are three of our favourites from the EGX showfloor, which include happy go luck snakes, chefs burning soup in space and brightly coloured…
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…
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…
Not long ago, Resident Evil 6 hit the download market with a new lick of paint to a resounding groan from anyone who even remotely cares about Resident Evil at this point. Often regarded as a low-point in a series littered with low-points, Resi 6 left a very bitter taste…
With the released of gunfight dungeon crawler Enter the Gungeon, prospective Gungeoneers will soon be facing the terrors found within its many chambers. As someone who has been exploring the depths for a long while now, here are some useful tips, tricks and bits of information that should make your…
On February 5th, XCOM 2 landed and once again we could become the commander and wipe out the alien scourge that threatened humanity. Well, not all of us. Despite the game's modest sales and high critical praise, Firaxis have still not shed any light on whether or not a console port of…
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…
Ahead of its release tomorrow, we’ve compiled a short beginner’s guide for Ska Studios’ Salt and Sanctuary, to help you get off the boat and into the fight as quickly as possible. These tips and tricks will hopefully aid in your quest to save the princess and discover whatever the…
To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Pokémon franchise, Nintendo have re-released the original three games on the 3DS Virtual Console. Many fans will be pleased to learn that all of the glitches from the original releases remain intact, so it is possible to perform the various tricks and glitches…
I swore that I wouldn’t get suckered into the hype this time. After being burnt by Dark Souls II, I was going to remain as uninterested in Dark Souls III as humanly possible and go into it with no excitement for the final instalment in the trilogy. This plan failed…
For many people, Bloodborne was their introduction to the sadistic side of gaming that the Souls series offers. The game’s impressive sales far surpassed Sony’s expectations and gave the PlayStation 4 its first real must-have game that has only seen the fan-base grow, arguably the majority of players are hardened…
The Flame in the Flood pits the player against the elements as you lead Scout and her faithful dog Aesop down a harsh river system in post-societal America. It's a procedurally-generated rogue-like from a new studio called The Molasses Flood, boasting talent from the development teams of  'the BioShock Series, Rock…
Mech combat is usually the realm of the action game, with franchises like Armoured Core and MechWarrior having you stomp around a battlefield in real time, firing off salvos from oversized missile batteries in the remains of some future tech city. Very rarely, besides the criminally forgotten Front Mission franchise,…
This last weekend saw Europe gather together as a continent of Smashers to not only battle it out amongst themselves, but to defend its crown from the invading American force. The final event of the European Smash Circuit, BEAST 6, saw some ridiculous sets, new fan favourites being born and…
Considering that Microsoft’s Xbox brand is one the big juggernauts of gaming, it seems that few people cast their minds back to where it all began. Competing with Sony’s PlayStation 2 and Nintendo’s criminally under-appreciated GameCube, the original Xbox was the award middle child of that generations consoles. It bolstered…
Fellow Tenno, it has come to my attention that many of you do not fully understand what it means to play as or with Limbo. The gentleman frame is not a troll, nor is it a useless tool to use against the Grineer, Corpus, Infested and Sentients. In fact, my…