Ubisoft’s recently-announced Watch Dogs 2, the sequel to the painfully average Watch Dogs which was initially released in 2014, will feature post-release downloadable content that will launch first on Sony’s PlayStation 4. This was announced at this year’s E3 event, an annual convention where the biggest developers show off their…
During the Microsoft E3 2016 conference they officially revealed the Xbox One S which was recently leaked via NeoGaf forums. The Xbox One S will come in 500GB, 1TB or 2TB hard drive sizes and is available for pre-order now on Amazon. During the press conference, Microsoft announced the console is…
Rod Fergusson, studio head for Gears of War 4 developer Coalition has announced at E3 the introduction of Xbox Play Anywhere. A program that allows all compatible games on Xbox One and the new Xbox One S to be played on Windows 10, including Gears of War 4. It also means players…
Good news Commander. In an announcement that many console XCOM fans were hoping for, Firaxis and 2K have revealed that XCOM 2 will be coming to consoles on the 9th of September. The PC version of XCOM 2 gained critical acclaim on launch and even though Firaxis originally stated that…
Ahead of next week's E3 madness, Playtonic Games have released a special trailer for Yooka Laylee, showing off glimpses of the first two levels of the game, as well as showing the chameleon-bat duo in action. The trailer is peak Playtonic, complete with a Grant Kirkhope soundtrack, nods to Banjo…
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…
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands will be the latest entry into the Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon franchise. After a somewhat stale release of the past couple of games, Wildlands promises fluent, revised gameplay along with gorgeous visuals courtesy of modern-day technology. Ubisoft recently released their brand new trailer titled “We…
Square Enix’s Hitman is being released in an episodic fashion and you can expect the next episode to deliver some gorgeous, sunny scenery as Agent 47 is going to Marrakesh, Morocco. The third episode in the newly released installment into the franchise launches on the 31st May next week. You will…
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…
A trailer has surfaced showcasing the return of Dragon Ball Xenoverse. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is scheduled for a 2016 release on  PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. What is interesting about the trailer is that there is not much information to go by. There seems to be a new…
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…
After a series of leaks and rumours, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare has officially been confirmed by Activision earlier today. The latest Call of Duty will take the first person shooter away from the constraints of Earth for the very first time, blasting off into outer space for some extraterrestrial warfare. If you…
Rockstar’s immensely popular Grand Theft Auto Online will receive a brand new update in the coming week. This update will introduce a whole new game mode and a double “GTA $ and RP” event. Titled the “In & Out Week”, the event will run through the 29th April to the…
[audio mp3="https://zone1-vgu.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/VGUPodcast_24_04_16.mp3"][/audio] Welcome to episode two 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. You can catch this episode as well as the previous one either here on the…
Trilogies are always difficult things to get right. You need to balance tying up plot threads, improving on aspects of previous installments while retaining enough to seem familiar. Dark Souls III has quite the act to follow, coming off the back of an incredibly successful deviation from high fantasy in…
After taking a short hiatus from all things Isaac, Edmund McMillen has revealed all of the new features that will be available in the final DLC pack for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, creatively named Afterbirth+. It was initially thought that Afterbirth+ would just be official developer tools for Rebirth,…
Growing up I played two specific games that were way above my age range, the type of titles you would brag about with your friends as you got an odd hour or so to sneakily play it before your parents found out. One of these titles was Carmageddon, a reckless…
Final Fantasy has many staples throughout the series that will be making a grand return in Final Fantasy XV, the most iconic of which has to be the summons that have gone through many different iterations over the years. Many of Final Fantasy XV‘s summons, known as Archaeans, will be well known to…
DOOM is tantalisingly close right now and Bethesda have added to the speculation by releasing another video, this time showcasing the multiplayer character customisation present within their upcoming first-person shooter. The latest video showcases weapon and armour customisation for the multiplayer component of the game. There is a wide variety of…
Microsoft’s upcoming Gears of War 4 will include microtransactions. Canadian video game developers The Coalition, who are working on the upcoming title have stated that there will be optional cosmetic items available to purchase through in-game transactions, as well as unlockable content via gameplay. Microsoft acquired the rights to the Gears…