It's that time of year again, and the Winter Wonderland event is back on it's way to Overwatch to kickstart the holiday season. Starting December 12th, players will be collecting holiday skins, throwing snowballs, and celebrating the festivities together. Three maps will be getting a winter makeover, King's Row and…
Thanks to a French video that was recently leaked, we now know the name of the upcoming Overwatch Event; Insurrection. This seems to be a continuation from the comic that was released a few days ago and focuses on Tracer, Mercy, Reinhardt and Torbjörn as they battle off waves of…
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…
The latest and 24th hero to be added to the Overwatch roster is the robot tank Orisa, whose weapon is the 'Fusion Driver' a projectile machine gun. In the Overwatch developer update video, Jeff Kaplan explains that her weapon has more range than pretty much any other tank hero in the…
In a post on their Twitter, the developers of popular team based FPS Overwatch had an exciting announcement to share with us recently: The world needs heroes, and over 25 MILLION have answered the call! The fight for the future isn't over yet, though... Are you with us? pic.twitter.com/aVoON7QwMB — Overwatch…
SteamSpy founder Sergey Galyonkin has released a report which showcases the sales of Steam games throughout 2016. There was a massive 369,886,548 sales in 2016 with a massive 53 million of them happen in December alone, which is Steam's most lucrative month. These figures do not include in-game purchases or DLC…
There have been many games that have come out in 2016 and we have had a look at most of what was on offer. Some games have been fantastic, while others have been average but luckily none has been dreadful enough to fall below our scoring of a 5. It…
Christmas time, mistletoe and wine, and here’s me bringing you cheap PC gaming times. I’m not great at serenading you all with Christmas carols, but what I can deliver is the PC gaming section for VGU’s Holiday Gift Guide. This means some of the latest and most popular titles on…
If you are a fan of Overwatch we have some sad news for you. A graphic novel "Overwatch: First Strike" was being developed by Blizzard which promised to tell us about the early years of the legendary team. However, on the official Overwatch forums, lead writer Michael Chu announced that First Strike…
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 is giving anyone who may not have picked up Overwatch a chance to play the full game for absolutely free. From November 18th to the 21st you can download Overwatch on your Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or PC and get access to Overwatch's full roster of 22 heroes, 13 maps…
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…
With Overwatch learning the details of the characters you play can be the difference between dominating and losing. In this guide we cover one particular hero whose skill set supplies allies with a buff as long as they stay close to his exciting tunes. This is Lucio, the support character…
[audio mp3="https://zone1-vgu.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/VGUPodcast_030616_GoldbergScorpioTheQuiz.mp3" ogg="https://zone1-vgu.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/VGUPodcast_030616_GoldbergScorpioTheQuiz.ogg"][/audio] Welcome to Episode 4 of the VGU Podcast. Apologies for the delay with this episode as we had technical issues and family problems to overcome. With that stuff sorted now, we move on to discuss more gaming news and experiences this week. Dom & Ian have been…
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…
The Overwatch Beta had us sold with us at VGU posting about our experiences through the weekend. It was a great time but it was assisted by the fact that the roster of characters was so strong. With all their individual mechanics, skills, personalities and potential in team situations, this group has…
[audio mp3="https://zone1-vgu.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/VGUPodcast_07_05_16.mp3"][/audio] Welcome to episode three of the VGU Podcast where we take a moment out of writing the news to talk about it as well as what we have been getting our hands on. The VGU Podcast is a bi-weekly cast and we are looking to add a segment…
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…
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…
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’…