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Joe Whitfield

Joe has written 1595 awesome things
Favourite game is Sonic The Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles
Favourite console is Nintendo Gamecube

Joe has been playing video games since he was knee-high to a grasshopper when his mum bought him the original Game Boy for Christmas, and he was hooked from the get-go. Primarily a handheld gaming nerd, attracted by everything from Sony, Sega and of course, Nintendo, his collection is slowly taking over his home office. When he's not producing content for the site, he is busy modding and repairing broken and unloved games consoles to give them a new lease of life... or playing Tetris.

South Park Snow Day Gets An Official Trailer

24 November, 2023 - 9:43 pm

The next South Park game is on the way in 2024 but South Park: Snow Day is going to be a radical departure from 2017’s Fractured but Whole. THQ Nordic are handling development duties this time, and the team has... read more

Geralt of Rivia Crosses Over To Destiny 2

21 November, 2023 - 8:57 pm

Bungie has revealed the upcoming in-game collaboration with CD Projekt Red is coming to Destiny 2 alongside Season of the Wish on 28 November. Guardians will be able to style themselves as the mystical monster slayer Geralt of Rivia. (more…)

Cyberpunk 2077 Ultimate Edition Announced

21 November, 2023 - 8:13 pm

CD Projekt Red has confirmed a complete edition of Cyberpumk 2077 is coming to PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S in the coming weeks. The Ultimate Edition bundles together the base game, the substantial 2.0 update and the recently released... read more

Lost In Cult Teams Up With Did You Know Gaming For A Card Based Dungeon Crawler

14 November, 2023 - 6:00 pm

The popular YouTube channel, Did You Know Gaming, is teaming up with design studio Lost in Cult to present a new card game full of facts and trivia about the world of gaming. Do You Know Gaming features more than... read more

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Sees Final Booster Course Released

9 November, 2023 - 11:30 am

The 6th and final wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is now available, marking the last update for Nintendo's headline racer. The update completes the additional 48 courses Nintendo have been adding into the game since 2022. (more…)

The Darkside Detective: A Fumble in the Dark Gets The Super Rare Treatment On Switch And PS5

3 November, 2023 - 4:00 pm

Super Rare Games are bringing physical copies of The Darkside Detective games PlayStation 5 as well as bringing the sequel, A Fumble in the Dark, to Nintendo Switch. The point-and-click detective games are set in a fictional world of Twin... read more

Maid of Sker 2 Is Happening Thanks To The Welsh Government

2 November, 2023 - 9:23 pm

Developers Wales Interactive are able to develop the sequel to their first-person survival horror title Maid of Sker, thanks to investment from the Welsh Government. The original game was a hit with players when it released in 2020 for PC... read more

Rhythm Game Antro Gets A New Trailer

24 October, 2023 - 6:49 pm

Gatera Studio is busy creating their rhythm-platformer Antro and has released a new trailer showcasing the game's progress as it edges closer to its release. Due out in 2024, Antro shows an underground city that's divided by ruthless social classes... read more

Detective Title Chronique des Silencieux Gets Demo On Steam

18 October, 2023 - 6:28 pm

Chronique des Silencieux from Pierre Feuille Studio has a new demo ahead of its release on Steam. The beautiful-looking detective game has players taking the role of Eugène Faury, a rookie private eye entrusted with solving the strange and peculiar... read more

Forever Skies Gets A Major Content Update

16 October, 2023 - 6:00 pm

An update to the first-person survival game Forever Skies has gone live. The PC title entered Early Access on Steam back in June, however the development team at Far From Home have been busy cooking up a large content update... read more

Terminator Resistance Complete Edition

27 October, 2023 - 10:00 am reviewed on:

August 29 1997, also known as Judgement Day, is a day that will go down in history. It was when the artificial intelligence called Skynet activated and changed the world. Shortly after coming online, Skynet took over the running of... read more

Rayland 2

20 September, 2023 - 11:15 am reviewed on:

To paraphrase Ross from Friends, when I finish work I want to kick back with a puzzle - beer, cold beer. Below my cool and witty exterior, I’m entering my 80-year old era where I curl up on my chair... read more

Dr. Fetus’ Mean Meat Machine

22 August, 2023 - 10:38 am reviewed on:

Big games are great aren’t they? You can spend hours, days, or even longer exploring a deep, rich world that’s full of side-quests and things to find. BUt while they’re great, sometimes I just want to take a break and... read more

Zool Redimensioned

20 June, 2023 - 4:38 pm reviewed on:

It’s funny how forgotten memories ping back into existence when there is the slightest trigger. Every time I watch Jurassic Park my mind takes me back to those red velvet seats of Macclesfield cinema, where a miniature Joe is tucking... read more

Tron Identity

2 June, 2023 - 9:21 am reviewed on:

In my humble opinion Disney has brutally mishandled the Tron franchise from the get-go. Their ambitious 1982 film set within the inner workings of an arcade machine was a brilliantly original film whose influence can be seen in films like... read more

Wanted: Dead

24 March, 2023 - 12:00 pm reviewed on:

Everyone has that one game from their childhood sitting on the shelf that no one else has heard of. It’s typically a 5 or a 6 out of 10 action game that did well enough that you bought it, but... read more

Neptunia Sisters Vs Sisters

23 March, 2023 - 12:00 pm reviewed on:

This is my fourth Neptunia title in three years, and along with thinking I’m getting a dab hand at the dungeon crawling RPG, I think I’ve spent more time in this franchise in the last few years compared with my... read more

Metroid Prime Remastered

22 March, 2023 - 12:00 pm reviewed on:

Without carbon dating myself too much, as a kid I had been waiting for Samus's first 3D outing since rumours of an N64 game were circulating various Nintendo magazines. Development on a next-gen Metroid was ultimately shifted to Nintendo’s first... read more

Trek to Yomi

30 January, 2023 - 9:00 am reviewed on:

Whether or not he likes it, Tom Cruise has a lot to answer for. Not content with providing some of the most memorable moments in modern cinema, 2003’s Last Samurai introduced a young Joe to the world of historical Japanese... read more

Destiny 2 – Beyond Light

30 December, 2022 - 2:38 pm reviewed on:

Editor’s note: Destiny 2 is a live service game, which is constantly changing as such our reviews will also change in line with the newest updates. For the expansion passes we’re only commenting on what they add to the overall... read more

The Super Mario Bros Movie Reviewed

7 April, 2023 - 4:06 pm

Video game to movie adaptations tend to have a bad rep, with the nineties/early noughties being particularly dark periods of time. Tosh like Alone in the Dark, Dead or Alive and Doom being touted as the next great crossover, only... read more

Product Review: VGamingHoovers

6 September, 2022 - 9:00 am

If you have ever read one of our reviews, most end with a little blurb that says we’ve been given a copy of the game in return for a fair and honest review. What you might not know is that... read more

VGamingIndies: Vol 2

11 July, 2022 - 2:54 pm

We don’t need to tell you that there are a lot of video games being released every week and a lot of games simply go under the radar. Indie games in particular are often developed by small teams, usually without... read more

VGamingLate: Child Of Light

26 May, 2022 - 1:58 pm

Dear Reader, Let me tell you about the Child of Light An older game by Ubisoft, designed to surprise and delight With a Princess trapped in a fairy tale land And whose only vocal ability is to speak in rhyme... read more

VGamingLate: Halo Combat Evolved

15 November, 2021 - 3:06 pm

Created by Bungie, and stuck in development hell for nearly 7 years, Halo: Combat Evolved released to critical acclaim as an Xbox launch title in 2001 (for us Europeans, it released in 2002, but that’s by the by), and set... read more

Gamescom 2021

26 August, 2021 - 10:21 am

With everything going on in the world, the annual gamescom convention is going all digital this year. Taking place between Wed, 25 Aug 2021 – Fri, 27 Aug 2021, there will be a lot of news from the world of... read more

Forever Physical: Celebrating The People Keeping ‘Digital Only’ Games Alive

18 June, 2021 - 12:00 pm

I don’t know about you, but there’s something magical about heading to a shop, store or supermarket to buy a video game. Even though I said goodbye to my twenties a few years ago, there's still the excitement of picking... read more

VGamingBargains: PlayStation Indies Sale March 2021

8 March, 2021 - 7:49 pm

We make no secret of loving indie games. Some of the best experiences in video games don’t have to be an all-out blockbuster, or a 1000-hour epic RPG. They can be short and sweet games, created by a team of... read more

Sony’s State Of Play Presentation 25th February 2021

25 February, 2021 - 2:19 pm

Sony hosted another State of Play digital presentation on 25th February to give information on up and coming titles for both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Here's how the event went. Crash Bandicoot 4 About Time Crash Bandicoot 4 About... read more

Nintendo Direct February 2021 Round Up

17 February, 2021 - 9:55 pm

September 2019 was the last full Nintendo Direct from the Mario makers. On the 17th February 2021, that all changed when a 50 minute direct went live. Here is how the action unfolded. Pyra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 joins Smash... read more

The Darkness II

25 January, 2012 - 10:32 pm

The Darkness II follows on from the 2007 game in which mafia supremo Jackie Estacado is thrown into a world of demons on his 21st birthday. The first title was a little on the short side and had a few... read more

Asura’s Wrath

18 January, 2012 - 12:44 am

In between producing the original survival horror series that is the Resident Evil franchise, working on Devil May Cry and the world renowned Street Fighter CAPCOM must be finding it tough creating new and exciting IP's right? Well no. Wrong.... read more