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…
Universally acclaimed RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has taken home yet another award. Adding on top of their ever-growing list of accolades, The Witcher 3 was named “Video Game of the Year” at the prestigious South by South West Gaming Awards. Not only did it get the most distinguished…
Dogmeat is your loyal canine companion in Bethesda’s blockbuster Fallout 4 and it seems that the hard work and dedication has paid off this time as River, the inspiration behind Dogmeat, was announced “Best Game Dog” at the World Dog Awards, presented by Iams and The CW network. We are…
In a match made in heaven for fans of PC RPGs, Paradox Interactive and Obsidian Entertainment have revealed their new project, titled Tyranny. Shown off at a special press conference at GDC 2016, Tyranny has you tasked as a Fatebinder under the rule of Kyros the Overlord, a tyrant who…
Washing up on the shores of this cursed island, you can’t shake the feeling of déjà vu. Your sanctuary seems ever so familiar, the crumbling castles and fetid dungeons remind you of adventures you’ve taken long ago. While your weapons and armour look different, your mind drifts keeps drifting to…
Ahead of its release tomorrow, we’ve compiled a short beginner’s guide for Ska Studios’ Salt and Sanctuary, to help you get off the boat and into the fight as quickly as possible. These tips and tricks will hopefully aid in your quest to save the princess and discover whatever the…
Good news for fans of old school RPGs and 90s era comics as thanks to a partnership between Nordic Games and Airship Syndicate, the developers of Battle Chasers: Nightwar, all of the campaign stretch goals for this video game revival of Joe Madureira's comic series have now been reached. Nordic…
It's a great time to be a fan of the Soulslike as Salt and Sanctuary, the 2D Dark Souls inspired action RPG makes its way to the PS4 on March 15th. Designed by Ska Studios, the two person team that brought you Xbox Live Arcade gems like Dishwasher: Vampire Smile…
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…
Bravely Default acted as a shot in the arm for menu-based JRPGs, updating some creakier aspects of battle and reducing much of the bloat which has plagued this oldest of RPG combat systems. When a Bravely Default sequel was teased at the end of the first game, it became a…
After being long rumoured to be in development, a new console Paper Mario is coming to the Wii U, named Paper Mario Colour Splash. Set on Prism Island, Paper Mario Colour Splash sees Mario fighting against a colour draining menace which seeks to turn this rainbow island into a land…
Over the last week, there was a big preview event for Dark Souls III in Hamburg, giving many big sites access to the first section of From Software's grim fantasy epic. Just as a warning to anyone who doesn't want their virgin eyes tainted by the site of Dark Souls…
Upon reading this headline, some of you may be getting very excited at the prospect of a sequel to Call of Cthulu: Dark Corners of the Earth. Sadly I'm going to have to let you down here and tell you that this simply isn't the case. One day though... What instead we…
We've had limited console editions of the main game, exclusive Dark Souls III PS4s and now, we even have limited editions of strategy guides for Dark Souls III. Being released by Prima, the Dark Souls III Collector's Edition Strategy Guide will include a hardcover version of the guide and a…
Spiritual successors have become something of an industry standard in the last few years, and the latest RPG to draw inspiration from a previous franchise is The Legend of Legacy. Although it does not have the same public presence as Final Fantasy, Square Enix's SaGa franchise last saw an entry…
The Antiquarian, previously called the Merchant during development of Darkest Dungeon, is the final class to be added to Red Hook's gothic dungeon crawler and she is until anything seen in the game before. Unlike every other class in Darkest Dungeon, the Antiquarian has no interest in slaying demons or…
By looking through the Australian Xbox Store for the download edition of Dark Souls III, it has been revealed that the grim RPG by From Software will have a season pass, which gives players access to 2 DLC packs at a discounted price. All the store entry says is that…
If authors such as Dick King Smith, E.B. White and George Orwell have taught us anything, it is that animals are capable of incredible things if given the right motivation. While the hero of Pigsodus, Horace Oinkstein, does not herd sheep or receive advice from a kindly spider, he is determined with…
It's getting to that time of year folks. Bandai Namco and From Software have released the opening cinematic of Dark Souls III to the world, giving players a glimpse into the grim kingdom of Lothric and some of the dark figures you will have to contend with on your journey…
Just as the mainstream game industry goes through phases of releasing several games of a particular theme, many Kickstarter projects are created that use genres that are fondly remembered. At the present time, 8 or 16 bit RPG's inspired by the Earthbound series are making the rounds, and Knights and…
Dragon's Dogma is a fantasy RPG title by Capcom which originally released for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 back in 2012. It was fairly well-received in reviews and amassed a cult following from fans due to the interesting Eastern take on Western Fantasy genre conventions and tropes, borrowing ideas…