Many games have tried to recreate the formula that made Dark Souls so successful, mainly by trying to make games impossibly hard as a way to frustrate players into wanting to get that "reward" at the end. Dark Devotion is a game which has mirrored itself on Dark Souls' ugly…
Last month, Bandai Namco revealed the first information about CODE VEIN, a apocalyptic vampire themed RPG from the makers of the GOD EATER series. Although some prototype screenshots and an anime styled teaser trailer were showcased, there was no footage of the game in action. Earlier today, the development team…
It's nearly that time again. Once again we must swallow our pride and trudge through the fantastical horrors of Dark Souls III once again to lay waste to a new, mysterious land. This time we must venture to the world's end and to the fabled Ringed City. Coming a few…
I’m not a relationship man, I just don’t really do them, but I watch a lot of corny romcoms and read lots of Reddit posts about relationship woes. This is why I am going to be the perfect video game-based agony aunt and tell you the perfect games to play…
It came, it saw, it crushed many a player; but Dark Souls III has since been bested by its hoard of dedicated fans. However the beast still has some tricks up its sleeve with the upcoming DLC packs. The first of which, the mysteriously named Ashes of Ariandel, was recently revealed. Despite…
If you've been playing the beta for Nioh, then you're more than likely aware that it's pretty difficult. The onslaught of enemies and barrage of surprise attacks will easily get the best of you and can make the game a little frustrating. Fear not though dear readers as it's been…
Sharpen your swords and prepare to buy a second controller, because the beta for the Team Ninja's upcoming slash-athon Nioh has arrived on the Playstation Store. Taking on board a lot of the feedback that they got from the alpha, Nioh's developers Team-Ninja have added in some new features and taken…
A little leak over on Twitter has confirmed the existence of the hugely anticipated DLC for Dark Souls III.  A trailer was posted on Twitter but the link only leads to a private listing, so the general public aren't able to see it. The tweet in question has also since been…
If you're reading this, then I imagine you're in the same boat as me. You're utterly enthralled and captivated by the frankly sublime Hyper Light Drifter, but you're slowly grinding your teeth into a fine dust due to how brutally hard it can be. If you fall into the latter…
Just after a Bloodborne card game was revealed early in the month, Steamforged Games have announced via their Facebook page that they are planning to kickstart a Dark Souls board game. Like with the Bloodborne card game, this is officially licensed with Bandai Namco assisting with development of the board…
If the hundreds of news pieces haven’t given it away yet, a new Dark Souls game is on the horizon and we are quite excited to play it. Now most of us at VGU are seasoned Dark Souls fans, but many people will either be coming to Dark Souls III…
I swore that I wouldn’t get suckered into the hype this time. After being burnt by Dark Souls II, I was going to remain as uninterested in Dark Souls III as humanly possible and go into it with no excitement for the final instalment in the trilogy. This plan failed…
Do you own a Wii-U and are looking for something that involves team-work, dungeon crawling and sheer intensity? Do you also want something that's free to play? Well, if so you better step up and get yourselves ready for the beta of Lost Reavers. Lost Reavers is a four player co-op game…
For many people, Bloodborne was their introduction to the sadistic side of gaming that the Souls series offers. The game’s impressive sales far surpassed Sony’s expectations and gave the PlayStation 4 its first real must-have game that has only seen the fan-base grow, arguably the majority of players are hardened…
Yes, I'm not kidding, that is the title of the game. Dark Souls publisher Namco Bandai have joined forces with Gamestop for the surprise release of Slashy Souls; a challenging mobile title from the same vein as the main Souls series. Namco Bandai have stated that though the title is…
If you're like me, you probably sold your previous-gen console in order to fund your next-gen habit. Which does mean that you're probably left without a console to play Dark Souls on. Fear not dear readers, as Microsoft could be bringing the sadistic RPG to the Xbox One within the next week.…
With fan anticipation high, it seems that Bandai-Namco are wanting to milk the Dark Souls hype train for everything it's worth; and what better way to get people pumped than offering one lucky fan the chance to win $10,000 in the "My Dark Souls Story" competition. In a somewhat cruel…
UPDATE: Due to the overwhelming popularity of Dark Souls III, both the Collector's and Apocalypse Edition are in very short supply and are in danger of selling out very soon so get your orders in quickly to secure a copy of these editions. If you’re anything like me, then you…
Update 18/12/15 5:45pm GMT We have been looking into translating more of the messages and have come up with these so far: 'The Architecture Resonates Among The Weak' 'Teamwork Will Get Us Through This' 'There Is No Escape' 'We Are Prey' 'Is There Any Hope Left?' 'The Garden Of Life…
2016 is fast approaching and we all need to get ourselves ready for yet more punishment courtesy of the sadistic geniuses at From Software. The lid has been kept fairly tight on any news in regards to Dark Souls III but the guys at Edge Magazine managed to get a peek inside the…
What are The Worst PC Ports of All Time? We can all agree that the recent Batman Arkham Knight PC port was an absolute shambles, it was capped at 30fps, was visually inferior to the console equivalent and required computers with monolith specs in order to run half-decently. So yes,…