First 8 Minutes of Project Zero – Maiden of Black Water
Halloween is fast approaching and we all know what the means. It's time to dust off those survival horror classics and play them into the small hours of the morning. This year however, you may be looking for something new to sink your teeth into and Nintendo may just have…
EGX 2015: Hands On Demo With The HTC Vive
EGX 2015, Thursday morning, 11:30am. We met up with team over at HTC, who are looking after their inclusion into the virtual reality market, HTC Vive. Virtual reality is not a new technology, as companies have been trying to bring it to market as far back as 1968 with the Ultimate…
EGX 2015: Saturday Round Up
Saturday marked the final day at EGX 2015 for VGU and it certainly was a packed schedule. A look at a couple of new indie titles as well as Ubisoft's two big heavy hitters, The Division and Assassin's Creed: Syndicate. Queues were still massive and will no doubt be even…
EGX 2015: Friday Round-Up
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…
Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Revenant Class Preview
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…
Deception IV: Nightmare Princess Preview
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…
Armikrog Beta Preview
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…
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Preview
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…
Rockband 4 Preview
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…
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III Preview
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 Beta Impressions
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…
Orcs Must Die! Unchained Preview
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!…
Hex: Shards of Fate Preview
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…
VGU Interviews: Block n Load
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…
A Hat In Time Beta Preview
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…
First Look: Darkest Dungeon
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 Preview
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…
VGU Interviews: Enter the Gungeon
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…
Evolve Big Alpha VGU’s Thoughts
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…
WWE2K15 MyCareer Preview
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…
EGX 2014: Lords of the Fallen Preview
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…