Game reboots can be a bit of a touchy subject for fans of a popular game series. They can go oh so very wrong, but there are also attempts that have been developed correctly and breathe life back into a series. Over the years there have been several reboots, but…
What happens when you take Greek mythology, mix it up with a lone spartan warrior and add in a pinch of all out brutal warfare? You get the God of War series, one of the best series to come out exclusively for the PlayStation. The games have all been a…
Anime games are hard to pull off; you have to find that delicate balance of staying faithful to the source material i.e. the Manga and subsequent TV show, while also making sure that it is appealing to not just the fans of the show but to other potential players such…
L.A. Noire is hard to place in any one genre. It has shooting, it has driving, it has point and click style investigation and more. It's a fresh experience for a critic to not be able to put a game into a specific genre because it gives so much variety…
Isaac Clarke is not a lucky man, but what is to be expected from the protagonist of the leading horror series out right now. Tight corridors, gruesome ship decks and oozing fleshy walls set-up oppressive atmospheres that had players stuck to their seats in both Dead Space 1 and 2.…
After another session of play testing in the player test realms, Quinn & Valor have become available to the LoL public. The champion brings some interesting new twists into the game with an addition of an AoE (Area of Effect) blind, great focusing potential and an interesting ultimate. The tag…
How often were we told as kids that friendship makes the world go round? That any number of close personal chums can make anything easier or solve any problem. Now what if you added demons, God's and other supernatural beings into that idea? Well for one you'd have some weird…
The Milky way is a big place. It is big in the sense that the Arctic is a little bit cold. How do you convey that scope and scale into a video game? Bioware have a reputation for crafting large worlds, filled with unique lore and characters with tragic pasts…
Impire is a dungeon master strategy game for PC, only playable on steam from Paradox Interactive and developed by Cyanide Montreal. On first appearances Impire looks like your standard dungeon master game with slightly prettier artwork and design. However, having played the game for a while it actually pleasantly surprises…
Metal gear Rising: Revengeance is available for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, but for the purpose of this review was played on the Playstation 3 on normal difficulty. There was much excitement from simply knowing the fact that another Metal Gear title was approaching. Metal Gear has a history of…
Dungeonland is the Multiplayer, Dungeon crawler game that takes you and your friends on an adventure through a Dungeon themed theme park. The park has three adventure levels and a DM (Dungeon Master) mode for people to play with along with a great series of customisation options. But does the…
We at VGU had a lot of trouble preparing to review Ni No Kuni, not because of anything overly negative, mostly because we wanted to do this game justice. Ni No Kuni is a JRPG created by Level-5, who are known for making high quality and in depth RPG’s, and…
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2, developed and published by TECHMO KOEI, is a fast paced action beat-em up game that immerses the player in the world of Kenshiro and his duty to protect the post apocalyptic wasteland. The game in comparison to the original is a great…
We know the gist by this point. A new borderlands 2 DLC is released, we explore some new realm of Pandora, meet a zany new character, find some new guns and kill a lot more things. Sir Hammerlock's Big Game hunt is no exception, but can the promise of danger…
League of Legends has recently released their newest champion to the public, Thresh, after a long time in the player test realms. The champion was originally planned for release just after christmas, but due to the tournaments and the balancing that needed to be performed his release was slightly delayed.…
If you know me then you will know that I am a sucker for Augmented Reality games, I love the potential of the game type and I feel it can be better utilised in video games to create a more dynamic and engaging experience so when I saw AR Defenders…
Now before going into detail about this review I think it would be a good idea first to give you guys a low down as to how this game ended up on shelves in the US and Europe. When the game was first released it was called Max Anarchy however…
It's been 5 years since the last instalment of the Devil May Cry franchise was released, and since then we've seen the development pass from Capcom to Ninja Theory. Lately it's been a heated debate whether the new game would live up to the previous ones. After being able to…
After the first piece of Borderlands 2 DLC just missed the mark with dulled humour and bland environments, “Mr Torgue's campaign of carnage” sets all of this right with one of the most memorable Borderlands characters so far and varied areas. This round of DLC opens with resident mad scientist…
The months after the first Borderlands was released offered a treasure trove of DLC that kept players coming back to the backwater planet of Pandora long after the first vault was opened. Borderland 2 seems set to continue this trend with it's first DLC continuation less than a month from…
Welcome to the first 2Player review! Let me give you a rundown of how this will work, the review will be split up in to two sections, the Player 1 experience and the Player 2 experience. Player 1 will be looking at the game from single player view and Player…