In welcome news, Failbetter's gothic RPG Sunless Sea, where you command a ship across the gloomy Zee, releases this Friday. Take the helm of your steamship and set sail for the unknown! Sunless Sea is a game of discovery, loneliness and frequent death, set in the award-winning Victorian Gothic universe…
In their tradition of game specific presentations, Nintendo of Japan is holding a Xenoblade Chronicles X exclusive stream on the 6th of February. Take not that this presentation is not actually a Nintendo Direct, so it will not follow the usual conventions that you expect from a Nintendo Direct. Expect…
The gothic, roguelike dungeon crawler Darkest Dungeon, which sees you not only battling terrifying monsters but dealing with the emotional stress of adventuring, enters Steam Early Access tomorrow. The game was successfully funded on Kickstarter last year and after some positive showings at PAX East and PAX Prime, is ready…
NIS America have become well known for translating some of Japan's most popular role playing games to other countries. Their trend continues with Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, a dungeon crawler that will prove popular with fans of the Megami Tensei franchise. When mutated creatures from another dimension cross the…
Paradox Interactive and Obsidian Entertainment today announced that Pillars of Eternity, the role-playing game (RPG) inspired by timeless classics and funded directly by dedicated fans, has a firm release date set for March 26, 2015. Pillars of Eternity will be available at retailers worldwide, and eager fans and backers will…
After the Chalice Dungeon reveal at PSX, Sony has revealed information on the Nightmare and Collector's Editions of From Software's Bloodborne. The Collector's Edition of the game will retail for €79.99 and will include the game with a steelbook case, along with a premium art book and code for the…
There are many things in life that you wouldn't expect to work well together, such as fish fingers and custard, or opposing sub genres of the same kind of video game. However, ATLUS's latest release, Persona Q, has taken the two worlds of Etrian Odyssey and Shin Megami Tensei: Persona,…
Not content with journeying into the Persona franchise earlier this year, the Etrian Odyssey series is now about to crossover into another famous RPG series, namely the Mystery Dungeon franchise. Known for it's infinitely spawning dungeons and third person gameplay style, it is a vast contrast to the usually first…
After a successful and exclusive launch on Playstation Vita, Tales of Hearts R continues to shower its fans with new content packs. This time Kor, Kohaku, Chalcedony and their allies will receive new costumes to fully change their appearance! The costume sets are: Butler & Maid Costumes Swimwear Outfits Legacy…
Every once in a while, you find a game that offers a new experience, and makes you wonder why it hasn't been tried before. That is the case with Rollers of the Realm, the first release from Canadian developer Phantom Compass. They have taken the humble pinball genre, and spliced…
The PlayStation 4 has been home to many different genres over its year in existence, but when it comes to high fantasy turn based combat games, there is somewhat of a gap in the market. Natural Doctrine is intended to be placed within this void, to give next generation gamers…
In Dungeon of the Endless, Amplitude Studios tries to combine tower defence, dungeon crawling, RPGs and real time strategy to create a new hybrid roguelike. Does this attempt to mesh these genres together create a compelling dungeon crawl, or should it stay in the depths? The game tasks you as…
After being hinted at by Sega earlier this week, they have confirmed that the PS3 strategy RPG, Valkyria Chronicles, is heading to PC next month. The PC port will contain all the DLC from the console version, including two side campaigns, six challenge missions and the difficult EX mode for…
You sail past undersea vents belching up green smoke. Your armoured guinea pig mascot tells you a giant crab is closing in on your ship, while coffins rattle in your cargo hold along with animate mudmen. This is the world of Sunless Sea, the first videogame from Failbetter Games who…
A special Digital Edition for Tales of Hearts R featuring six stylish costumes for gamers will be available at launch. This DLC bundle offers a classic Tales Of costume set with outfits paying tribute to Tales of the Tempest, Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World, Tales of Graces…
Compile Heart are no strangers to the JRPG market, with their Hyperdimension Neptunia series proving very popular due to its unique take on the console war in the previous generation. Fairy Fencer F is the latest European release from the company, originally released in Japan almost twelve months ago. It…
In the first big bit of news coming out of the Tokyo Game Show, Sony have revealed that Bloodborne, their game being made in close partnership with From Software, will be released on the 6th of February exclusively to PS4. The game follows very much in the same vein as…
Free is a good price - a statement Divinity: Original Sin developer, Larian Studios, seems to agree with. The Belgium based indie devs have released a completely free DLC pack for their recent crowd-funded RPG. Titled "The Bear and The Burglar", it includes two new companions to explore Cyseal with. Both…
Anime characters saving a medieval kingdom for a goose may seem a trifle odd to a large portion of the population, but that is exactly what happens in Battle Princess of Arcadias, the latest JRPG to be released by niche publisher NIS America. In the kingdom of Schwerts that is…
Although the Shin Megami Tensei series may not have as much of a presence as it's Persona spin off, it is still one of ATLUS's most popular franchises and fans in Europe have eagerly been awaiting the release date of the fourth installment. Their wait has finally ended today, as…
In another installment of VGU Interviews, we caught up with Mickaël Mancini, one of the designers on Galactic Princess to discuss this new space-faring RPG. SF- Galactic Princess is heavily inspired by Star Wars, as seen by the story and the promotional art. Are there any other games, films, TV…