In history we have had some incredible avionic and ground skirmishes. Whether they involve tanks, planes, bombers or battleships, these were the fights that have inspired generations of games. But as some titles tend to take inspiration from warfare and turn them into a more arcade-like experience, only some have…
Episode two of DONTNOD Entertainment’s Life is Strange is here. Can they continue their systematic trampling of everyone else in the genre, or was Episode One a fluke? Out of Time starts with Max waking up, but rather jarringly it puts you in control, by which I mean it makes…
Following the trend of releasing previous generation games on current consoles, Atlus have opted to release an optimised version of Abyss Odyssey, a side scrolling action platformer with an extended move set to equal a fighting game. The new version, subtitled the Extended Dream Edtition will feature 1080p visuals, Golem from Zeno…
You’ve got to feel bad for game developers who come up with a great concept for a game, only to have a similar looking, but much more high profile game launch just before they do. Show any Xbox gamer the trailer to Aaru’s Awakening and they will likely respond with…
Paradox Interactive took the world by storm in 2010 with the release of Magicka, a co-operative strategy game where you took control of four wizards with a multitude of elemental spells. Combining these spells would lead to wondrous results or terrible consequences. The long awaited sequel Magicka 2 is being released…
The dust has settled in Blaine County; GTA V is finally readily available on the PC. One question I pondered many times was whether it’d be worth the wait, and I think I can answer that now. Bear in mind that I haven’t made the effort to complete the singleplayer…
After what seems like a long silence, Avalanche Studios have finally emerged from the Thunderdome with a brand new gameplay trailer for Mad Max, showing off some of the activities you can get up to whilst surviving in the Wasteland. After losing absolutely everything and being left for dead, it…
With Titan Souls, the three man indie studio Acid Nerve have blended elements of the Souls series, Shadow of the Colossus and the Legend of Zelda to create its own take on the boss fight focused adventure game. Does their attempt create a titanic experience, or is it a colossal…
We’ve seen the Fatalities, we know who’s next so now it’s time to see if this instalment of Mortal Kombat is any good. Does the story mode, mechanical changes and online suite guarantee a Flawless Victory, or should it be sent straight to the NetherRealm? The first thing to note…
Han Solo is about to return to our screens this December, so allow me to steal on of his most famous lines to describe Tower of Guns; she might not look like much kid, but she’s got it where it counts. Tower of Guns is a rogue-like retro first-person shooter,…
When it comes to mixing adult humour into video games, very few of the titles become household names because of the limited audience. The developers at Rare were well known for their contents that was accessible to everyone, so when Conker’s Bad Fur Day was released onto the Nintendo 64,…
On the back of last year’s E3 critics couldn’t stop talking about Evolve, which managed to scoop the lion’s share of awards from critics at the show. I myself previewed Evolve back in February 2014 and was convinced it was the second coming of Christ. So as you can imagine,…
Telltale Games have gone from strength to strength in recent years, collaborating with many companies and creating series based on some of the world's most beloved series. To tease us for the next episode of their Game of Thrones adaption, Telltale have revealed a promotional picture of a dragon who…
Cities: Skylines, created by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive, has revealed some astounding numbers today. In just twenty for hours of the initial launch two hundred and fifty thousand copies, including pre-orders, have been sold. This has shattered the sales record of any other title on the Paradox…
In one of the oddest announcement of this year, Pokemon developer Game Freak are partnering with Sega to release Tembo the Badass Elephant, a 2D side scrolling where you play a commando elephant who seeks to the defend his city from the ravaging hordes of Phantom. If that doesn't sound…
With the recent fall of Maxis from EA due to reasons that could be linked to the poor reception of Sim City, gamers have been yearning for the next big city builder they can really get behind. One that gives you many options but is still simplistic enough to just…
You’re down to your last torch as you stagger through the polluted ruins. Your Plague Doctor babbles about the horrors in the dark, while your Crusader hacks up blood from his infected wound. As you push through into the final room, you are startled by a party of undead warriors.…
H1Z1 has to compete with a lot of other Zombie Survival Craft titles, so the question is, how does it fare against the competition? As VGU's self proclaimed zombie survival expert, I naturally found all the previous videos and blog posts about H1Z1 completely enticing. With it's release, H1Z1 took…
DONTNOD Entertainment are a studio that took a shot and fell short, like so many before them when their last game, Remember Me, was met with middling reviews and spartan sales. Rumours were abound that DONTNOD had gone the way of the Dodo, but thankfully they are alive and kicking,…
DONTNOD Entertainment have released the launch trailer for their upcoming episodic game, Life is Strange. Life is Strange follows the story of Maxine Caulfield as she comes to terms with her new found ability to reverse time. It looks like Telltale finally have some competition in the episodic, choice-driven adventure…
The job of a reality show superhero is a difficult one, but when you accidentally gain real superpowers and lose your identity to your alter ego, how do you adjust to this revelation? In Supreme League of Patriots by No Bull Intentions, the main character Kyle Keever faces this conundrum.…