Spicy Horse Games, are behind "Alice: Madness Returns," "BigHead BASH," and "American McGee's Grim" announced today the launch of the Open Beta for Akaneiro: Demon Hunters. Based on the Little Red Riding Hood story combined with Japanese folklore and myth, and illustrated in Spicy Horse's unique dark fantasy style, Akaneiro:…
There is yet another closure in the world of retail, this time it comes in the form of an online retailer. Play.com is to be shut down as a retail store. They have stated that it will be shut down from March 2013; however, they will continue to operate as…
The Voice actor, Erik Todd Dellums, widely known as his role of radio DJ "Three Dog" in the post apocalyptic Bethesda RPG Fallout 3, has just tweeted at the possibility that more could be on the way, exciting Fallout fans everywhere.Prior to the game Fallout: New Vegas, which was created…
The Sims have pretty much done most things through their lives, and now it's time to head off to University. Heading off opens new opportunities for your lovely little Sims, from social connections to career growth. It isn't just about learning though: you can join protests, flirt at a bonfire…
LEGO, Superheroes and Marvel - three words that just seem to go together incredibly well. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment announced today that LEGO Marvel Super Heroes will be available beginning Fall 2013! It gets better because it will be available on Xbox…
The award-winning action RPG Demon's Souls™ is now available for download on the PlayStation®Network (PSN) for $19.99/£12.49** To celebrate this digital release, ATLUS is hosting a World Tendency Event for one week starting today and ending on 1/14/13, setting the servers to Pure White.  For those unfamiliar with the game…
A possibly insane (we have yet to clarify) player of Minecraft has decided that he will rebuild the world in a 1:1500 scale in Minecraft. The Minecraft use "Lentebriesje" has set up a specific set of forums to manage various sections of the planet and is using a tool calls…
 At the CES trade show in Las Vegas, a new piece of tech from Xi3 Corporations and Valve has taken the gaming world by surprise. The new modular PC hardware is known as 'Piston' and is looking to be a possible contender for the console gaming crown. Jason Sullivan, founder…
Ubisoft has announced today that the second Assassin’s Creed III downloadable content pack, The Battle Hardened, is now available on Xbox 360, and will be available on January 9 on PlayStation 3 cand January 15 on PC! The pack is available for £7.99 on PC and PlayStation3, or 800MSP on…
Today saw the unveiling of the newest Pokemon games, and the gaming community appears to be very excited. Every generation of Pokemon the creatures get more fantastic, creative and insane, and Pokemon X/Y are no exception to this rule! What started off with Charmander, Squirtle and Bulbasaur now begins with Chespin,…
 Codemasters has announced new downloadable content for F1 RACE STARS, the game that takes FORMULA ONE™ racing over the top, with four diverse new circuits expanding the game’s solo, split-screen and online modes available from today. The new tracks will be available from the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox…
[Update: Cinemassacre.com is now using an alternate player to host AVGN episodes once more and the account is back on youtube.] In an odd turn of events, James Rolfe's (A.K.A The Angry Videogame Nerd) Youtube Account has been found terminated today. All that remains of the page is a looming message from Youtube:…
Assumed very busy, Dean Hall has recently been sparse on updating the community for DayZ, especially since he professed at Eurogamer Expo that DayZ standalone would be out by the end of 2012. However, Dean has returned with a comprehensive update covering Why DayZ standalone hasn't released yet, what's been done…
The initial products in the range include the R.A.T.M mobile gaming mouse, the F.R.E.Q.M headset, the M.O.U.S.9 wireless mouse, and the C.T.R.L.R wireless gamepad. In addition to delivering leading edge gaming performance on PC, Mac and sometimes consoles, GameSmart products are designed to extend the core gaming experience to supporting…
VGU Previously ran an article that detailed the effects of swearing whilst playing Dead Space 3 when playing using Kinect. This article is somewhat of a follow up with a video from EA. On video is the Executive Producer of Dead Space 3, Steve Papoutsis, who explains the use of…
 The year 2000 was the year when Sony released their new console to the world, the PlayStation 2. The successor to the original Playstation managed to sell 150 million units worldwide over its lifespan and has earned the crown for the most successful home games console of all time. Now…
 Asiasoft announces today that they have opened the third world for Ragnarok Online 2 and the new world is called Freyja, which is the name of the Nordic Goddess of love, beauty and fertility. Soon after Open Beta Testing (OBT) phase was opened on 3rd January 2013, Ragnarok Online 2's…
The second Closed Beta for brand new browser-based 3D MMO Chrono Tales launches today at 21:00 EST and will last for approximately two weeks. The new game has boasts anime-styled 3D graphics via browser. If it sounds like something right up your street you can claim a code from the Chrono…
In a post earlier on Twitter, Irrational Games' Ken Levine has confirmed that on PC Bioshock: Infinite will contain 3 disks of content. IGLevine: @IGLevine @itsjessealright infinite on 3 discs on pc. The idea of an entire 3 disks of content sounds promising, especially when the game is already looking…
Crash Bandicoot has not had any recent titles in years and since 2008 has not been featured in a game but that could change.... Fans have noticed a picture of the beloved Bandicoot in a picture posted up on Vicarious Vision's Facebook page hidden in the background and it seems…
2012 has been a slow year for the Nintendo Consoles and only really picked up when the Wii U was released. However, there have been some cracking games for the Nintendo devices and these are VGU’s best ones!   One of the Wii U’s unique original titles and it is…