Fans maybe unhappy with the new look of arguably one of the coolest looking video game characters of the last 10 or so years, but with a recent hands-on of DmC, VGamingNews isn’t writing off Capcom and Dante just yet. After all, you don’t judge a book by its cover, so why should you judge a

Darksiders II

“Horsemen are drawing nearer, On leather steeds they ride, They've come to take your life,” and this particular Horseman is one you do not want to mess with. The Death that is created by THQ and Vigil games in Darksiders II is one not to mess with. He is not just a looming figure in the shad

Games that defined…The GameBoy

Next up we take a look at Nintendo’s Handheld – The GameBoy. Unlike other competitor handhelds, Nintendo managed to carve new games that cannot be played on a big TV. Its closest rival was the Game Gear by SEGA but that was ultimately a portable Master System. The GameBoy name would only be succ

Games that defined…The Master System

In the next of our series of features, VGamingNews takes a look at the games that defined the Sega Master System. The first main stream console to rival Nintendo’s NES. With the release of the console began what journalists at the time dubbed the 8-bit war. (more…)

Games that defined… The NES

There are a lot of video games in the world each of the main current generations of consoles can boast between 700-1200 games. These are mostly made up of sequels, remakes and multiplatform titles. In this series of features VGamingNews takes a look at the games that defined the consoles that they f

LEGO Batman 2: DC Heroes

In the course of seven short years and numerous mash ups of classic movies and comics, the LEGO series of video games has accomplished what few games have managed – to create a series of games where the core objective remains the same and yet make it different so that players will still enjoy

The Last of Us – Special Editions announced

_bmUploads_2012-12-10_553_The Last Of Us_3D_SCA Sony and Naughty Dog’s up and coming survival horror is creeping ever closer and while it is taking an eternity to get to the 7th May release date. However, to keep us going Sony have released information the special editions of the game. Cunningly they are named after the two protagonists – Joel and Ellie, and will be presented in a steelbook and canvas wrap with the face of the character related to the chosen edition.

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posted 23 January, 2013 - 9:22 pm in News, PlayStation, PlayStation 3 by

The Legend of Zelda Wind Waker HD remake heading for Wii U

WiiU_ZeldaWindWaker_Scrn09 Nintendo have confirmed that not only a new Zelda title is underway for the WiiU, gamers will have something older to fill the void. A HD remake of The Legend of Zelda Wind Waker to be exact. The GameCube classic will release for the WiiU in Autumn. This will be more than a simple make over, Wind Waker will make use of the Gamepad in a number of ways – so far confirmed is off TV play.

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posted 23 January, 2013 - 8:50 pm in News, Nintendo, Wii U by

Capcom finally confirm the console version of Resident Evil Revelations

Jill_Porthole_Artwork Capcom have long dodged the subject of a HD version of Resident Evil Revelations on the 3DS despite numerous leaks and even an achievement list appearing online. They have finally caved and announced a console version will be coming in May.

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posted 23 January, 2013 - 8:32 pm in News, Nintendo, PC, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox, Xbox 360 by

UK Charts 2013 – Week 3

dmc_devil_may_cry_captivate_screenshot__10_ DmC was this week’s biggest release and in a market that is still suffering from the post-Christmas blues and it may come as a surprise to some but it has ended FIFA’s reign to hit straight in at the number 1 spot. It marks the first time since 2009 that Capcom have taken top seed, and that was with Resident Evil 5.

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posted 23 January, 2013 - 7:54 pm in News by

Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon introduces multiplayer

500x_luigis_mansion The long awaited and long delayed follow up to the GameCube launch title – Luigi’s Mansion will indeed feature a multiplayer mode of some description when it launches in March for the Nintendo 3DS. The details of what this multiplayer will have remains tight lipped for the moment.

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posted 21 January, 2013 - 9:44 am in 3DS, Nintendo by

Skyrim getting DLC on PlayStation 3

Dawnguard Bethesda Studios have announced that after a long wait of nearly 18 months since the game was originally released, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will be finally getting downloadable content for the PlayStation 3. Dragonborn, Hearthfire and Dawnguard will be seeing the light of day on Sony’s console after a year of issues regarding compatibility issues with the game.

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posted 18 January, 2013 - 7:50 pm in News, PlayStation, PlayStation 3 by

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate given a release date

TANK3_WiiU TitleSheet Capcom announced that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will be simultaneously releasing on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS from 22nd March by either physical or digital copies for either game. A free playable demo on both systems will be available on 21st February.

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posted 18 January, 2013 - 7:28 pm in 3DS, News, Nintendo, Wii U by

HMV entering administration

HMV1 HMV have announced that tomorrow morning, they could well be entering administration putting 4,400 jobs at risk. The retailer – one of the largest specialists for video games, music, dvds and more recently, portable technology has been struggling for quite sometime and has recently raised £40 million to pay debts. It comes after a turbulent time in the videogame market with GAME having to be rescued last year and THQ about to be sold off piece by piece.

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posted 14 January, 2013 - 9:27 pm in News by

UK Charts 2013 – Week 2

anarchyreigns Week 2 into 2013 already and there has not been much change in the UK Videogame charts. The top 5 remain exactly where they were last week, we have a new entry into the charts and a couple of re-entries but overall the game market is still well into the post-Christmas slump. See what other movers and shakers have happened this week.

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posted 14 January, 2013 - 9:06 pm in News by

First official images of Pokémon X & Y starters

xy_starter_types_en Last week Nintendo announced the latest generation of pocket monsters in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y for the Nintendo 3DS. We were introduced to the new starters: Chespin the Grass Type, Fennekin the Fire Type and Froakie the water type. There were also two legendary monsters showcased in the trailer, who have also been given titles and statistics. We have the first artwork for these new games, which will be launching worldwide October 2013.

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posted 14 January, 2013 - 8:43 pm in 3DS, News, Nintendo by