Today was my first on the show floor down at EGX 2015 in Birmingham, with there being a massive range of games to demo and see played within the halls of the NEC. I mostly got to play indies today, as the line for the big names were up to…
With the new expansion to Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns, fast approaching us, the guys over at ArenaNet gave us the chance to have a look at the new class during their most recent beta weekend. The Revenant class will give players a brand new way to play through…
With the game soon to come out on PS4, PS3 and PS Vita, Deception IV: Nightmare Princess is bringing more chaos than ever before. The PS4 demo is now available on PSN and we want to give you guys the low down on what you could be getting your hands…
2D has made a remarkable comeback in recent years. Games like Rayman Legends and Oddworld: New n Tasty are not only stellar titles but have successfully catapulted their respective series back into the limelight. They took the original formula and innovated it It's truly heartwarming to see icons of a bygone age gifted with…
Looking over the small cluster of buildings in the Afghan desert, you prepare your binoculars. One, two, three guards patrolling; possibly more you can’t see. The red flag of the USSR billows in the wind above a particular building, right in the centre and modestly fortified. That must be where…
If there is one series of games that is pure fun and great for parties it is the Rockband titles. Over the years the different games in the series have brought more songs and even more instruments into the mix to make your bands more larger than life. But when…
When it comes to Diablo style action RPGs, I am a massive fan. The style of gameplay that has you slaying tons of enemies on screen at once as you gain loot and explore the world is great either solo or in multiplayer. One series that has captured all of…
Planetside 2 has been a long time coming for PS4 owners, with numerous delays and setbacks pushing it from its initial June 2014 release date. We still have some time to wait but Daybreak Game Company (formerly Sony Online Entertainment) have finally allowed some lucky souls to get into the…
Recently we met up with the guys at Gameforge, best known for their free-to-play titles TERA, Skill and Aion Free-to-Play. We had a chance to take a look at some of their latest titles such as HEX: Shards of Fate, Sigils and of course Orcs Must Die! Unchained. Orcs Must Die!…
Whether you play Hearthstone, Might & Magic, Magic the Gathering or any over TCG, you have a lot to love. Whether it be the collecting, the battles or even the art work. But with a lot of digital TCGs taking over the Free to Play market recently, there is a…
As we close in on the launch of Block n Load, I had a chance to pick the brains of David Solari, Vice President of Block n Load. Kieran Clarke - What are the origins of Block n Load - how did it take shape? Did previous title Ace of…
This preview of A Hat In Time is based on an in-progress version of the game. It does not represent the quality of the final release, which will available when development is complete. Without a doubt, KickStarter is one of the greatest inventions of the current century. It might have…
You’re down to your last torch as you stagger through the polluted ruins. Your Plague Doctor babbles about the horrors in the dark, while your Crusader hacks up blood from his infected wound. As you push through into the final room, you are startled by a party of undead warriors.…
H1Z1 has to compete with a lot of other Zombie Survival Craft titles, so the question is, how does it fare against the competition? As VGU's self proclaimed zombie survival expert, I naturally found all the previous videos and blog posts about H1Z1 completely enticing. With it's release, H1Z1 took…
With its recent announcement at the Playstation Experience, we caught up and had a lengthy chat with Brent Sodman, programmer and one of the team at Dodge Roll Games, about their gunfight dungeon crawler, Enter the Gungeon. Sam Foxall - For those who don’t know, what is the basic outline…
Here at VGU we had a chance to take some time away from video game writing to play some actual video games and Evolve is one a lot of people in the team have been looking forward to since we played it at 2K's. As there were so many inching…
After trying out the game for the first time at EGX 2014, I was a little disappointed with how WWE2K15 felt. There were lag issues, the matches seemed very slow, and there were FPS drops between going in and out of the ring. My expectations were at an all time…
For the longest time, the Souls series has dominated in its own unique niche of the gaming market. With no one to really compete against them, the games have effortlessly gained worldwide renown and a big fan base to boot. However, do they finally have a competitor in the form…
Dead Island to me still stands out as a fun game. It does have its problems and can frustrate some gamers, but the pure enjoyment of hacking & slashing zombies with insane weapons felt great. At this year’s EGX 2014 in London, I got the chance to get hands on…
It has been a long time coming, but the lights are about to go green for the launch of Project CARS. I had the chance to experience what the game has to offer ahead of its release, and test whether Project CARS is actually leaving other racing titles in the…
With F1 2014 primed for release I had the chance to experience the console versions of Codemasters’ latest racing title, having previewed the PC version. It was no small decision to skip next-gen consoles this time around for Codemasters. The scrutiny on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 editions of…