Back in 1993, the Zelda series arrived on the Game Boy with The Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening. The portable adventure received a Game Boy Color update in 1998, and to this day remains of Nintendo’s best handheld games of all time. During the Nintendo Direct which was held yesterday,…
After the success of Yoshi's Woolly World on Wii U, and it's port for the Nintendo 3DS, fans of the green dinosaur will be eager awaiting the release of Yoshi's Crafted World next month. To tide you over, Nintendo have decided to release a playable demo of the game via…
After it's release on the Wii U in 2015, and the Nintendo 3DS in 2016, there were several rumours that Super Mario Maker would be ported to the Nintendo Switch. During last nights Nintendo Direct presentation, the developer revealed that instead of a direct port, a sequel named Super Mario…
Like peanut butter and chocolate, the Kingdom Hearts franchise is a crossover between Disney and Final Fantasy that blends together in a magical kind of way that cannot be easily explained. After many spin off games, several high definition ports and a barrage of secret movies with cryptic content, Kingdom…
As with many projects funded via Kickstarter, Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements, a spiritual successor to Sierra’s Kings Quest and Quest for Glory franchises, took slightly longer to be released than was initially projected. Although it was initially funded in March 2013, the game has taken ten years to…
After releasing Portal Knights and Amplitude as some of the gifts for their loyal subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus for February 2019 have now been announced by Sony. To begin the update, PS3 owners will be treated…
After releasing Far Cry 2 and Celeste as some of the gifts for Xbox Live Gold subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Games With Gold promotion have now been announced by Microsoft. Xbox 360 owners will be treated to Assassin's Creed Rogue and Star…
Episodic games tend to be like a pair of comfortable shoes. Once they have been worn once or twice, they tend to show stronger qualities which may not be immediately visible. The second episode of Life is Strange 2 follows this trend, building on DontNod Entertainment’s award-winning universe by providing…
Back in 2015, a small team of game developers named Aquiris Game Studio made an arcade styled racing game known as Horizon Chase – World Tour for iOS and Android devices. After it achieved reasonable critical and commercial success, the decision was to port the game to PC and home…
If you are a fan of video games and have never played a Pokémon title before, it is possible that you have spent the last twenty-two years in solitary confinement. Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee are the latest games in the long running franchise, and the first titles to…
After releasing OnRush and Steins:Gate as some of the gifts for their loyal subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus for January 2019 have now been announced by Sony. To begin the update, PS3 owners will be treated to…
After releasing Dragon Age II and Never Alone as some of the gifts for Xbox Live Gold subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Games With Gold promotion have now been announced by Microsoft. Xbox 360 owners will be treated to Lara Croft and…
With only five days to go until Christmas Day, many gamers will be wondering when the Steam Winter Sale, which offers significant discounts for thousands of games and other pieces of software will be due to begin. Thankfully for the gaming community, the wait has almost come to an end,…
The concept of crossing over characters from various franchises into a fighting game is a highly popular idea, as well as a extremely lucrative business opportunity. The Super Smash Bros. series from Nintendo is a prime example of this success and has sold millions of copies since the original game…
The nineties were a time when the PC was filled with classic adventure games such as Broken Sword, Simon the Sorcerer and The Secret of Monkey Island. As time went on, the genre faded in popularity, until the advent of digital distribution brought it back into focus. After a highly…
The holiday season is the perfect time to treat your friends and relatives, or sometimes just treating yourself. If you can afford to spend a little bit extra this Christmas, there are plenty of gadgets, gizmos and other types of gift that are waiting to be purchased by you. Here…
The Nintendo Switch has now been available for just over twenty months, proving the critics and sceptical gamers alike wrong with its unprecedented success, outselling the Wii U and GameCube within its lifespan. Here at VGU, we have assembled a Christmas Gift Guide, which lists some of the best games and…
The Xbox One has seen its popularity soar since the release of the Xbox One X in November 2017, especially with the arrival of the Xbox All Access financing program and several Black Friday promotional offers. Here at VGU, we have assembled a list of some of the best games…
The Game Awards has become one of the most prestigious events in the video game calendar since it first took place back in 2014. Many developers have opted to reveal brand new projects and exclusive gameplay trailers during the ceremony, with previous years featuring the world premiere of new information…
It is no secret that Valve's Steam client is the currently the most popular digital distribution client for PC games, with several smaller competitors such as Origin, uPlay and GOG Galaxy picking up the slack. Earlier this week, Epic Games have announced their plans to open a digital games portal…
After the success of Persona 4 Dancing All Night, ATLUS decided to develop dancing spin off games for Persona 3 and Persona 5. After they were released in Japan earlier this year, Persona 3 Dancing in Moonlight and Persona 5 Dancing in Starlight have now been released in North America…