New social platform features interactive characters and mini-games, with mobile expansion coming in December Developer PlayPlus announced the launch of Cantasia on Facebook, a new everyone friendly social gaming hub. Cantasia is based on the Canimals characters from Voozclub, a popular series in South Korea and throughout Asia. Players can interact with…
Ever wondered what Bungie were working on after Halo? Well now we have some idea! Concept art from their newest game, called Destiny, have been leaked onto the internet. There are speculations that a marketing document was also leaked to IGN containing story arc information and more concept art. Bungie confirmed both…
Mario is back and this time it’s all about the cash! No, Nintendo haven’t sold out, it’s just the latest Mario platformer for the 3DS, New Super Mario Bros 2! The game is a direct sequel to New Super Mario Bros (for the DS) and like that game re-introduces some…
After 3 weeks of being released someone has actually managed to hit the maximum level of SR-130 in Halo 4! 'Ru-Deuce' is now the highest ranked player of Halo 4 in the world after achieving the Spartan Rank 130, which means he has also maxed out all currently available specialisations. The screenshot…
Simple, addictive and challenging. That's how Zaki Gaming describe their first action, puzzle, arcade iOS game 3volution, and it's a refreshing change to find a game that is actually the same as described! It's up to you to complete stages and 'missions' to evolve yourself from a single celled organism into…
After releasing HAZE Free Radical tried to find a publisher for TimeSplitters 4, even showing off a WORKING demo during the pitch meetings! But there was a small problem, HAZE! It turns out that due to the bad press HAZE had received publishers were nervous to work with the company,…
When Halo 3 ended I’m sure more than a few tears were shed: tears for the Master Chief, for the story ending and probably tears of frustration and joy when you finally completed it on Legendary difficulty. So when it was announced 343 Industries were taking over and re-imagining it,…
Woops... the release dates for Halo 4 Map Pack DLC have been leaked onto the internet by a screenshot of a German Xbox 360 Dashboard, spotted by HaloCouncil forum user xJumPeR_JumPzZ (reported by MP1st). In the coming months 343 Industries were expected to be releasing 3 new map packs, however…
Hold on to your hats because the 10 year anniversary edition of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is coming to Android and iOS devices December 6th! Priced at £3.72 for Android and £2.99 for iOS it promises to bring the full GTA experience to your mobile device. It also boasts…
I’ll admit, I’m quite the horror fan. So when I got asked to review Silent Hill: Book of Memories I jumped on it and got quite excited! Released for less than a month, Book of Memories is the first Silent Hill instalment on the Playstation Vita and appears to take…
343 Industries recently announced on Halo Waypoint the future release of the Competitive Skill Rank System, hopefully due for release early next year. The CSR system will measure performance against other players in Halo 4’s War Games, giving a player an individual rank for each different mode (for example, a…
With the recent release of Halo 4 (grossing over $300 million in the first week) people are already starting to ask about the remaining two games in the new series. For all of you guys waiting to hear the news, the Seattle Times recently did an interview with Bonnie Ross…
343 have been updating the multiplayer playlists again under the idea that playlists will be swapped around every single week, confirming that SWAT will be sticking around a little longer due to unbelievable popularity. Playlists should also now include Team Snipers and Team Slayer Pro (the update had already been reported…
Some people may have experienced playing Halo multiplayer and coming across a level 50 player only 2 days after the release. If you haven’t, that’s because Halo 4 launched with a restriction on the daily amount of experience a player can earn in multiplayer games or Spartan Ops. Why introduce a…
It’s been released that some copies of LEGO Lord of the Rings contain a disc labelled ‘demo disc’ instead of the traditional disc. Certain retailers have recalled the Xbox 360 version, which so far appears to be the only version affected by the mix-up. A Warner Bros spokesperson released a…
Final Fantasy 7 (for Playstation 1 and PC) initially released in 1997 and re-released again on the Playstation Network in 2009 is widely regarded as one of the best JRPG’s in a long time, gaining critical acclaim upon release. Now because of the 25th anniversary of the Final Fantasy series…
If you're really into the extra races then the game play is pretty good. As far as expansion packs go it's quite a nice change from the usual human needs. Though the only race that really differs is the Vampire in a sense that you can't go out in daylight…
There really are a lot of factors to take into consideration when thinking about this age-old discussion. I mean, 30 or so years ago, all games studios were independant. Two or so guys in a garage could create something unique and groundbreaking due to the lack of competition in the…
Welcome to Opinionated! We here at VGU have a fair few thoughts about the games industry and how games are designed, so, what better way to tell the world then by putting these thoughts on paper? Remember, these articles are only opinions of the writers and do not reflect the…
Deadlight, a 2.5D narrative driven zombie platformer, originally out in August on XBLA has finally been released on PC after an additional two months in development. Now on sale on steam will November 1st, does this downloadable title hold a big enough punch to make an impact in a market…
 Upcoming RPG title for Early 2013 to Include Music CD and Limited Edition Art Book With Exclusive New Content For centuries, the tree Yggdrasil has been a constant presence in the lives of the people of Tharsis. It looms on the horizon, invisible from everywhere in the city, but its roots…