Batman is easily one of the most recognisable media figures next to Superman and nodding Churchill dog. After gaining critical success in the virtual world in Batman: Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, Cryptozoic Entertainment have attempted to translate that experience into a boardgame with Batman: Arkham City Escape. With only…
Soul Sacrifice Players: 1 - 4 Genre: Action  Platform: PS Vita Developer: Marvelous AQL   Soul Sacrifice has been called “The Vita's answer to Monster Hunter” on more than one occasion, so naturally I was excited to get into the game with hopes of another epic monster game with expansive exploration and…
Mario and Luigi Dream Team Bros Players: 1 Genre: RPG Platform: 3DS Developer: AlphaDream Shying away from the Paper Mario side, Nintendo have taken us back to the pure RPG side for the Year of Luigi and while we at VGU really enjoyed Paper Mario Sticker Star, we also all agreed…
Time and Eternity is a game that starts out very different from what you expect. Unlike most RPGs this one starts with a wedding and then even more bizarrely gets invaded by a group of assassins who are there to kill the princess, Toki. At first you play as Toki’s…
Dynasty Warriors 8 Players 1 - 2 Beat 'Em Up PS3 | 360 When you hear that a game series has lasted through eight different forms, you would immediately think of games like Final Fantasy. However, in this case, we are talking about one of the legendary beat 'em ups…
  The Last of Us      Players: 4 Genre: Strategy Platform: PSN, XBLA, Windows, Mac Developer: Team 17  The Worms series by Team 17 has been ever present in gaming hive-mind since the original release in 1995. Slowly adding new weapons and mechanics, the series has slowly evolved the simple little creatures…
Rush Bros      Players: 2 Genre: 2D Platformer Platform: PS3 Developer: XYLA Entertainment  There have been no shortage of 2D indie platformers in recent years. Braid taught us that time-travel could add a new dimension to the formula, Limbo made us dread shadows and Super Meat Boy told us not to…
Deadpool Players: 1 Genre: Action | Hack n' Slash Platform: PS3 | Xbox 360 | PC Developer: High Moon Studios  Deadpool has lead me to ask a semi-philosophical question; can humour make a good game? Because you can perfectly craft and pace a toilet joke, but it is still a toilet joke.…
Animal Crossing: New Leaf Players: 1 (Up to 4 on multiplayer) Simulation Nintendo 3DS Animal Crossing: New Leaf – here’s a game that can be described in a few simple words. It is a time waster but not a waste of time. However, this review wouldn’t really be that great…
Skyward Collapse      Players 8 Turn-Based Strategy Windows | Mac Skyward Collapse isn't like many strategy games that immediately spring to mind. Instead of taking one group and dominating the world, Skyward Collapse asks you to take two factions and play them off one another. Akin to playing chess…
A small amount of gamers felt the majority of The Walking Dead's emotional moments were weighted too heavily on the crutch of Clementine, the little girl who you protected over the five episodes of the first season. With a one-off special episode, Telltale Games wishes to set up the second…
Magic The Gathering Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2014 Players 1 (4 Player Online) TCG (Trading Card Game) PS3 | PC | 360 Magic the Gathering is one of the longest running card games in existence, with so many cards and so many sets, that you would need an entire warehouse…
The Night of the Rabbit Players 1 Adventure  PC  Confession time. I don’t play point-and-click adventure games…like at all. I say this so we are clear that my review of The Night of the Rabbit will be from the point of view of the everyman/woman and not a fan of…
Tiny Tina's Assault On Dragon Keep      Players 4 First Person Shooter PS3 | PC | 360 After being released last September Borderlands has been expanded upon with a plethora of downloadable content. With two additional characters and three campaign continuations Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon's Keep caps off…
Resident Evil: Revelations       Players 2 Surival Horror PS3 | PC | 360 | Wii U It has been a while since Resident Evil could be considered true survival horror. Years of stagnation have replaced tense moments and atmosphere with quick-time events and jump-scares. The newest console release…
Dragons Dogma: Dark Arisen Players: 1 Genre: Action | Role Playing Game Platform: PS3 / Xbox 360 Developer: Capcom What the heck is Dragons Dogma Dark Arisen (Now being called DDDA for short because I just can’t type that out each time)? It is DLC for Dragons Dogma but it cannot be…
Aatrox, the Darkin Blade is a Melee champion with an emphasis on attack speed and attack damage in order to inflict pain and sustain himself. The champion has a moveset that requires the use of health as a resource, so sustaining your health is a major priority when playing as…
The story of The Last of Us is not something we have not heard before, outbreak of something unexpected causes humans to become feral and attack other humans, if bitten they also become "infected" and change into the same thing that got them and the cycle is repeated. Now the…
Platformer rage can affect the best of us, turning once peaceful gamers into The Incredible Hulk incarnate. It isn’t even a condition regulated by skill level. Whilst your everyday platformer might not be enough to get a seasoned platform gamer frothing at the mouth, a couple of hours on Super…
On the review table today is the latest edition in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity. As a child, if you ever dreamed of living with Pokémon after having watched an episode of the Pokémon show, then this is the game for you. This new…
Games such as Diablo 3 and Torchlight 2 are a different experience for gamers to behold. They require you to be on the ball all the time in order to combat a combination of puzzles, enemies and environments. A new comer to the genre, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing,…