TVGB ViveStream climbs To The Top this Wednesday - That VideoGame Blog

TVGB ViveStream climbs To The Top this Wednesday

After a successful but frustrating spy mission last time, I'm ready for a slightly more active mission. It's also about time we checked out a slightly less well known game on the stream. So, this week I'm tackling virtual reality platformer To The Top. Get ready for climbing, jumping, and plenty...

A Way Out offering co-op for free in a fresh new way - That VideoGame Blog

A Way Out offering co-op for free in a fresh new way

In a time where co-op experiences are falling by the wayside, it is rare to find a game that bucks trends and instead requires you to play with a partner at all times. However, in Hazelight’s latest prison break experience, A Way Out, that is just the case. As stated...

PS4 Gamers get to view Frank's Big Package - That VideoGame Blog

PS4 Gamers get to view Frank's Big Package



So, today we're all going to be looking at Frank's big package. Please get your minds out of the gutter. I'm referring to the newest Dead Rising experience. Zombie enthusiasts might want to pay a bit of attention to this one. If you want to warm things up for Christmas...

REVIEW / Loot Crate (November 2017) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Loot Crate (November 2017)



Well folks, it may be a bit late, but if you still need to cross someone off your gift list, subscription boxes are still a great option. Every month (or two months), these services will send out a box full of geeky goods based on a theme. There are two...

New Tomb Raider announcement coming next year - That VideoGame Blog

New Tomb Raider announcement coming next year



Square Enix has given us an announcement that they will be giving an announcement next year for the next Tomb Raider game.

The following was posted on the official Tomb Raider Facebook and Twitter...

"Square Enix is excited to share some big news with you next year. Honestly, we wish we could...

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The 2017 Game Awards premiering tomorrow night



With 2017 coming to an end, it's time to reflect on the games released during this year. The Game Awards, airing live tomorrow night on Facebook, Twitter, Twitch and Youtube, will feature a special guest appearance by the one and only Hideo Kojima. Other special guest appearances include Norman Reedus,...

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Antigraviator: Futuristic racer with no speed limits



AntiGraviator is an upcoming racing simulation from developer Cybernetic Walrus and Publisher Iceberg Interactive. Cybernetic Walrus was founded by four alumni from Howest University. Their familiarity with the Unity engine has garnered them much praise.

AntiGraviator is a futuristic anti-gravity racer, in the same vein of games such as the Wipeout...

REVIEW / Jettometro: Hero of the Universe (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Jettometro: Hero of the Universe (PC)



The latest game from Ghost Time Games, Jettometro: Hero of the Universe, follows a lonely robot as he travels through various solar systems and visits planets, hoping that his true purpose in the universe is to help humans. Oddly enough, the humans don’t seem to want his help, and after the...

Post Human W.A.R trailer released - That VideoGame Blog

Post Human W.A.R trailer released



As a genre, Strategy holds a very warm place in my heart. Actually ... if you look at many of the titles I've played and reviewed for you lovely lot you'll probably have noted by now that this is a genre that's a bit of a go-to for me. This...

10 Side-kicks who are clearly tougher than you - That VideoGame Blog

10 Side-kicks who are clearly tougher than you



There is one rule in gaming that is pretty indisputable: every hero needs a really good side-kick. These are the characters that you rely on to help you get the job done. They might be fighting at your side or could equally be organising your missions or your life from...

Mega Man 11 announced - That VideoGame Blog

Mega Man 11 announced



All Capcom fans rejoice, Mega Man 11 has been announced!

During the company's 30th anniversary live stream, the Blue Bomber's first new game since 2010 was shown off with some familiar gameplay that fans of the franchise should feel some nostalgia towards. The game looks to have the old school 2D...

REVIEW / Elex (PS4) - action open world RPG set in Sci-Fi universe

REVIEW / Elex (PS4)



Open-world role-playing games are usually my go-to gaming experience when I'm tired of playing my racing games or my first person shooters. Usually, the theme of the RPGs that I jump into have to deal with knights and dragons in a fantasy world à la Skyrim, or a...

GIVEAWAY / Win a game console for your dog! - That VideoGame Blog

GIVEAWAY / Win a game console for your dog!



Who's a good dog? Your dog! Now, who's a smart dog? Would you believe the answer to this question is also your dog? If you think their proclivity for drinking out of the toilet would say otherwise, it's only because you haven't tried the CleverPet. We recently reviewed this game...

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REVIEW / Sonic Forces (X1)



In some ways, an OK game can be worse than a terrible game. When a game is terrible, you can make jokes about it. You can commiserate with other players who expected something, and show it to friends who don't believe a game could possibly be this terrible. The Sonic...

REVIEW / Cleverpet dog game console - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Cleverpet dog game console



There are certain sounds that will summon my sister's dogs as if from thin air: the whisper of the refrigerator seal breaking, the crinkle of a bag being opened, the gentle footfalls of the postman. You might have noticed their freakin' names didn't make this list, but another sound that...

REVIEW / Ticket to Earth: Episode One (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Ticket to Earth: Episode One (PC)



Ticket to Earth brings an interesting mix of gaming elements together into one cohesive package. On one side you have hardcore RPG elements, such as tactical combat, character abilities, skill trees and upgradeable equipment. On the other, you have comedic dialogue from a quirky blend of characters, a simple (and...

Ode attempts to hit the right note with PC gamers - That VideoGame Blog

Ode attempts to hit the right note with PC gamers



Music and games have a interesting chemistry with each other. Obviously I'm not talking about game soundtracks; games having these is a bit of a given, really. I'm not necessarily even talking about games focused on playing music, you know, like Rock Band. I'm referring to those games where your...

A day in the life of...Rhinocrunch - That VideoGame Blog

A day in the life of...Rhinocrunch



If you play Fortnite and you’ve been watching videos on Youtube, you’ll almost certainly know this guy. With nearly 1m subscribers and 100s of videos, Rhinocrunch is a popular Youtube gamer.

I had a chat with him to get the inside track on what it’s like to be a gaming Youtuber.

So,...

Shin Megami Tensei V Announced for the West on Nintendo Switch - That VideoGame Blog

Shin Megami Tensei V Announced for the West on Nintendo Switch

Today, ATLUS has announced that Shin Megami Tensei V will be coming to the West for the Nintendo Switch. Players will face a fresh onslaught of demons in a modern Tokyo setting. Pricing and release date details will come later, but for now, here's a new English trailer and some tasty...

Oh Nomes! - The Hideaway, second DLC of Little Nightmares

Oh Nomes! - The Hideaway, the second DLC of Little Nightmares, is released

The second of three DLCs in the "Secrets of The Maw" expansion has been released, called "The Hideaway". Rather than jump scares, it relies on a heavy sense of dread. This made it into an ultimately creepier game. If you are as excited as the rest of us Little Nightmares...

REVIEW / AER: Memories of Old (PS4) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / AER: Memories of Old (PS4)



You know, I genuinely can't remember the last time I played a game where the story drew me in so completely that I lost hours and didn't care. Don't get me wrong; I absolutely love what I do and I love being a gamer, but there's always the little frustrations...

PlayStation 4's dominance in the console market cannot be stopped - That VideoGame Blog

PlayStation 4's dominance in the console market cannot be stopped

It seems that I was not the only one over the weekend to purchase a PS4. According to PlayStation Network's Eric Lempel, more consoles were sold this Black Friday than ever before in the 22-year history of PlayStation as a brand. You can read GameSpot's article on it HERE.

Considering just...

A handful of videogame entertainment at New York Comic Con 2017 - That VideoGame Blog

A handful of videogame entertainment at New York Comic Con 2017



New York Comic Con. The comics; the panels; the many, MANY people. And in one corner of the Javits Center: videogames! In recent years, videogames have become less of a staple at Con, culminating in just a few being on display this year. However, Capcom, Namco Bandai, and Square Enix...

The TVGB ViveStream expects you to die this Wednesday - That VideoGame Blog

The TVGB ViveStream expects you to die this Wednesday



Greetings, agents. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to watch the TVGB ViveStream this Wednesday at 7:00 PM Central. I'll be playing spy-themed puzzler I Expect You To Die, in which I will likely die several times. You can watch the stream on whatever gadgets of espionage you...

Mantis Burn Racing speeds onto Nintendo Switch - That VideoGame Blog

Mantis Burn Racing speeds onto Nintendo Switch



You can't beat a good racer. Personally, I'm not massively for utter realism; if I wanted that I'd learn to drive, so something a bit more cartoony would be what I'd normally reach for. There are some absolutely monolithic racing franchises out there, and looking to join Mario Kart, F-Zero...

REVIEW / Hidden Agenda (PS4) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Hidden Agenda (PS4)



When two friends visited our house the other evening with a shiny copy of Hidden Agenda, I was definitely excited. Ever since I'd seen the E3 announcement earlier this year, I'd been incredibly keen to play it, despite not actually knowing a lot about the gameplay. I knew that it was...

Portal Knights ports to the Nintendo Switch - That VideoGame Blog

Portal Knights ports to the Nintendo Switch



The Nintendo Switch has been seeing some pretty cool little titles appearing on it in the past few months, you know, other than the ones from Nintendo, which we expect to be cool simply because it's Nintendo. The latest in this line of great games is Portal Knights which is...

REVIEW / Assassin's Creed Origins (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Assassin's Creed Origins (PC)



As we all know, developer Ubisoft took a brief hiatus from Assassin's Creed last year after it became apparent that franchise fatigue had sunk in harder than a hidden blade from a tall building. The result of this "lost year" was Origins, a new take and a fresh start for the series that...

Dress to the nines in the first Sims clothing line - That VideoGame Blog

Dress to the nines in the first Sims clothing line

First of all, it’s going to be extremely hard to resist writing this fresh Sims news without slipping into some simlish dialogue. Who could resist a perfectly placed “myshuno” to spruce up an article? However, you can slip into something a little more simlish with the first ever clothing line...

Zombie netiquette - That VideoGame Blog

Zombie netiquette



Alright guys, with the recent release of the new Call of Duty, we're getting a new zombie experience. Some differences to watch out for is the addition of the class systems and the change from Juggernog perk into an armor system. I think it's time to go over some basic...

REVIEW / Party Hard Tycoon (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Party Hard Tycoon (PC)



Something about "tycoon" games makes them, in my opinion, either completely hit-the-mark-on-every-level or miserable-flop; there is no in between. We either get so hooked that we want to spend every waking minute watching our virtual bank balances expanding or would have more fun discussing our real life loan repayments with...

The Best Gaming Chair of 2017 (Chair is the New Bed)

The Best Gaming Chair on the Market Today (November, 2017)





Let’s face it – a standard stool or a boring office chair isn’t made for gaming.

And while it might be comfortable, it simply doesn’t provide the amount of comfort that necessary for the best possible gaming experience.

A decent chair that is specifically built for gaming will be bigger, allow...

Tactical Monster Rumble Arena is unleashed on Steam - That VideoGame Blog

Tactical Monster Rumble Arena is unleashed on Steam



I have a real soft spot for the tactical genre. Generally, turn based strategy games lend themselves to this tag. It's always nice to be able to think about what you're about to do before you do it. The problem with real time strategy is everything feels a bit rushed...

Why I cannot trust a new Mario movie - That VideoGame Blog

Why I cannot trust a new Mario movie



Recently, reports have started coming out that Nintendo is close to finishing a deal with Illumination Entertainment to make an animated Mario movie. For those who do not know, Illumination made the Despicable Me, Minions, and Secret Life of Pets movies. If you would like to read up on that...

Question of the Month - November 2017 - That VideoGame Blog

Question of the Month - November 2017



We are now a week away from Thanksgiving, so that makes this question easy for me...
What game series are you most thankful for?
Alex Southgate, Author
I think one series that certainly brings back a lot of memories and one that I had a great deal of fun with is the Blood...

REVIEW / Fortnite (PS4) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Fortnite (PS4)



Simple, yet addictive. These are the signs of a truly classic game, and Fortnite is such a game. Epic's latest FTP battle royale on the PS4 has players fighting it out against 98 others in a free-roam(ish) world. You can ride solo, go as a duo or a squad of...

REVIEW / Echo (PS4) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Echo (PS4)



Mixing sci-fi, mythology, and horror, Ultra Ultra's survival game Echo strives to build a beautiful-yet-terrifying gaming experience. Within the first few moments, we learn that there's a race of transhumans who believe in a magical palace where they can all go and exist in perpetual bliss if they prove themselves worthy....

PREVIEW / Indivisible (PS4) - That VideoGame Blog

PREVIEW / Indivisible (PS4)



Indivisible is the newest, completely crowdfunded game from Lab Zero, the makers of Skullgirls. The gorgeously hand-drawn game tells the tale of good-natured, rebellious tomboy Ajna, whose life is tipped upside-down when her town is attacked. This awakens a mysterious power inside her - the ability to absorb certain individuals into her...

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology release dates and new trailer announced - That VideoGame Blog

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology release dates and new trailer announced



Today, ATLUS have announced the long-awaited release dates for the upgraded port of Radiant Historia for the Nintendo 3DS: Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology. Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology will release in the Americas on February 13th 2018 and in Europe on February 16th 2018. It will be available physically and digitally for Nintendo...

Tekken and Final Fantasy universes collide as Noctis joins the next battle in Tekken 7 - That VideoGame Blog

Tekken and Final Fantasy universes collide as Noctis joins the next battle in Tekken 7



Tekken 7 battles are about to get even hotter (and decidedly more sword-based) when Noctis Lucis Caelum from Final Fantasy XV joins the action as the next guest fighter to enter the arena. Joining the likes of Akuma from Street Fighter, and armed with his signature Engine Blade, Noctis will trade blows with...

Tekken and Final Fantasy universes collide as Noctis joins the next battle in Tekken 7 - That VideoGame Blog

Tekken and Final Fantasy universes collide as Noctis joins the next battle in Tekken 7



Tekken 7 battles are about to get even hotter (and decidedly more sword-based) when Noctis Lucis Caelum from Final Fantasy XV joins the action as the next guest fighter to enter the arena. Joining the likes of Akuma from Street Fighter, and armed with his signature Engine Blade, Noctis will trade blows with...

Do not feed the monkeys in 2018 - That VideoGame Blog

Do not feed the monkeys in 2018



The Sim genre is a very mixed bag for me. I kind of get why some people really enjoy sitting in their room micro-managing life. There's something kind of appealing about playing God. What I never quite understood was the desire to allow that to become a real addiction: the...

The TVGB ViveStream shoots back with Battlezone this Wednesday - That VideoGame Blog

The TVGB ViveStream shoots back with Battlezone this Wednesday



Sadly, technical problems shut down my last stream early. But don't despair; I'll soon post a video of a brand new player testing out Duck Season for the first time.



Until then, let's take out our frustration on virtual tanks in Battlezone. I'll be streaming this VR juggernaut this Wednesday at 7:00 PM...

The 5 Best Internal Hard Drive Upgrade Options for Your PS4

The 5 best internal hard drive upgrade options for your PS4



Best Hard Drive Upgrade Solutions for your PS4
With the advent of the current generation gaming consoles, gamers have had some new obstacles to overcome.

Sure, the games are infinitely better than what they once were (even though some try to argue the opposite). But all of the extra content that...

Hulu comes to Nintendo Switch eShop - That VideoGame Blog

Hulu comes to Nintendo Switch eShop



Those of you wishing you could watch your favorite shows while on the go with your Nintendo Switch are in for a treat as today (out of nowhere) Hulu has become available to download on the Switch's eShop.

When the Switch was first announced, video streaming apps like Hulu and Netflix...

REVIEW / Hand of Fate 2 (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Hand of Fate 2 (PC)



Most of the reviews you will probably read on Hand of Fate 2 are going to entail direct comparisons with its predecessor, Hand of Fate. Let this review be a breath of fresh air for those of you that have not played HOF, because I hadn't either. However, if you’ve...

Ark: Survival Evolved launches on the Xbox One X - That VideoGame Blog

Ark: Survival Evolved launches on the Xbox One X



The Xbox One X has launched and with it comes a new mid-step console generation promising cutting edge graphics in your very own living room. With all the talk about vapor chambers, terraflops, and HDR 1440p it can be easy to become lost in a sea of buzzwords that you,...

REVIEW / Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)



When the most popular and successful franchise in all of video game history releases a new main series entry, people pay attention. Main series Mario games have shaped the history of the medium. Super Mario Bros standardized home console games and brought the medium out of its crash. Super Mario...

REVIEW / Beat the Game (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Beat the Game (PC)



Beat the Game seems like an experiment. It's an unholy collection of sights and sounds, an abstract work of art that leaves you clueless from the first cutscene to the very last. Just as you think you've found a rhythm - quite literally, in this case, as I will explain - Beat...

Little Orbit team with Descendent Studios to bring you Descent: Underground in 2018 - That VideoGame Blog

Little Orbit team with Descendent Studios to bring you Descent: Underground in 2018



There are certain games I remember well from my youth. These are games that I associate with various stages of my college and university years and ones that hold very special memories for me. Then there are other games that, although I don't have the same fondness for, I can...

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