So now we jump from 45 cards revealed to all of the 135 new Hearthstone cards shown. As you may have expected, we won’t be exploring EVERY new card in this part; here we are going be starting with the less important neutral cards and then moving on to detailing…
Blizzard is finally giving Heroes of the Storm, its free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena title, a huge makeover in the form of update 2.0 which enters beta today (March 29th, 2017) with the full update coming to the main game on April 25th. A bold new era is coming to…
It’s only been a few days since we caught up with all the revealed cards for the new Hearthstone expansion, Journey to Un’Goro, but Blizzard have dropped ANOTHER bunch on cards on us and show little signs of stopping. Thanks for making my job even harder guys! Just like before, make…
In the time since Blizzards initial reveal of the latest expansion for Hearthstone, Journey to Un’Goro, we've had a few new cards shown off. These cards really start to show the direction that each of the nine classes are headed within this set and it's quite exciting. After checking these…
The developers for Hearthstone have announced a controversial change to their in-game purchases in Europe that have got a lot of fans riled up: We’d like to let everyone know that we’ll soon be adjusting the pricing of Hearthstone purchases made through the PC, Mac and Android clients, and through…
With the reveal of Blizzards latest expansion for Hearthstone, Journey to Un’Goro, we didn’t just get some amusing Ben Brode banter and a pretty reveal trailer, we got shown some new cards to explain the new mechanics that are coming to the popular online card game. We at VGU have…
In deckbuilding titles it is always important to make sure things are fresh for older players, while also making it accessible to new players who have not collected every card in the game known to man. Hearthstone's new 'Year of the Mammoth' looks to address those issues by adding new cards…
Designing a game is a lot of work, this is a fact. Even the simplest of games have a fair about of design put into them, so you can imagine the scale of how much work there is put into AAA games. You are not even safe after your game…
Blizzards famous card game Hearthstone is known for its amusing expansions and due to an online résumé, we may know the the name and some of the cards in the first expansion of 2017. The résumé of Lani Minella, a voice actress who you may remember as the female Krogan Eve…
A YouTuber called Greatdictator has taken a recent Blizzcon video of the OverWatch voice actors speaking and animated it as Lucio walks around bumping into other characters from the game having a little fun. The latest update for Overwatch has added a new character to the roster of heroes that are available…
Blizzard are following their pattern of releasing an adventure followed by an expansion by announcing the next expansion, Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, during their annual Blizzcon event in Anaheim, California. Just like previous expansions such as Goblins vs Gnomes and Wrath of the Old Gods, there will be over 100…
Blizzard have paid tribute to college student Wu Hongyu, 20, from Guangdong University of Technology in Guangzhou, China, after he died tragically in an accident on May 23rd. Wu Hongyu had seen somebody stealing a classmates bike from the campus, and in an heroic move, got on his own bike…
It’s rare to have a new IP, even one supported by a big publisher, be such an overwhelming success in a short period of time. Overwatch has conquered the gaming world over the last week or so, with Twitter feeds being full of Play of the Games, stores actually selling…
With its release being just under 2 weeks away, Blizzard have released another animated short for their hero shooter Overwatch, detailing the rivalry between Genji and Hanzo, brothers from the Shimada clan. Taking place in the actual Hanamura map, the short goes over some of the backstory between these two…
Being a member of the console peasantry and not really invested in Overwatch before this beta, this last weekend saw the opportunity for folks on the fence to finally have a go on Blizzard’s new hero shooter. Switching from the slow, methodical gunplay of Rainbow Six Siege to the bright…
The new full-sized expansion for Hearthstone, Whispers of the Old Gods, was announced by Blizzard a few months ago who at the time said it would be released sometime "in late April or early May." Now the developer has set a date for next Tuesday 26th in Northern America and Europe, and will release the…
Blizzard have released a second animated short for their upcoming hero-shooter Overwatch, this time featuring Widowmaker and Tracer. The first short, featuring the super-intelligent gorilla Winston, was an outstanding introduction to the character and this next entry continues the theme, showing us what makes both the villainous Widowmaker and the…
At the recent Insomnia57 event, we had a chance to talk to Modernleper, a professional Hearthstone player about the event, the Truesilver Championship and Hearthstone in general. VGU: “For readers that haven’t heard of you before, tell us a little bit about yourself.” Modernleper: “My name’s Will Bindloss, Modernleper in…
After Overwatch player ‘Fipps’ complained on the official forums that a completely optional pose for the hero Tracer was too sexual (the pose is pictured at the bottom of this article), Overwatch director has responded by agreeing and subsequently removing the ‘offending’ pose from the game. You can read Fipps’…
In readiness for the open beta coming to PC, Xbox One and PS4 from the 5th to the 9th of May, Blizzard have released a new animated short for Overwatch, following the exploits of Winston the highly intelligent gorilla. The short itself concerns Winston reliving the glory days of Overwatch…
Hot off the feet of Diablo 2 getting its first new patch in 5 years, we hear news that Blizzard is releasing a patch for an even older title. That's right, Warcraft 3 is getting a new patch despite being a 14 year old title. This is part of Blizzard…