‘Mass Effect 3′ live-action trailer shows earth’s desperation


Mass Effect 3 is only a week away, and EA is not about to let you forget it. The conclusion to BioWare’s masterpiece trilogy has seen numerous trailers leading up to its launch, but the latest puts a more realistic twist on the whole situation. In this new live-action trailer, we get to see the […]

SEGA shows off gorgeous new ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2′ screens

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 is undoubtedly one of SEGA’s biggest releases of 2012, and, quite frankly, it has a lot to prove. After the much anticipated series “revival” fell flat in Episode 1, SEGA salvaged the notion of returning Sonic to his roots through 2011’s awesomely nostalgic Sonic Generations. With Sonic the Hedgehog […]

‘Mass Effect 3′ prepares to “take earth back” with new trailer

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The undoubtedly epic conclusion to the Mass Effect trilogy is right around the corner, and BioWare is doing everything in its power to make that two-week wait feel as long as possible. The latest marketing push shows off some beautiful visuals through serious destruction in the Reapers’ invasion of earth. Just as BioWare did with […]

‘Uncharted: Golden Abyss’ gallery using PS Vita screenshot feature


The Uncharted franchise is known for cinematic moments, and Uncharted: Golden Abyss for the PS Vita is no exception. While the in-game action and cutscenes may not look as stunning as they do on big brother PS3, we found ourselves wanting to share several action shots, gunfights, and signature Nathan Drake poses with our readers. […]

NetherRealm showcases exclusive PlayStation Vita content for ‘Mortal Kombat’

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The console version of Mortal Kombat proved to be quite the success, both critically and financially, for NetherRealm Studios. With the recent announcement that Warner Bros. would be bringing the popular revitalization of the franchise to the PlayStation Vita, fans were delighted with the news that they’d be able to brutalize their favorite kombatants on […]

Musings on MAGFest 2012: The Photo Album

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We could sit here and try to paint a vivid picture with our words, but sometimes, you just want to see the action for yourself. Even though we’re “Video Game Writers,” we don’t mind, from time to time, assuming the role of “Video Game Photographers.” Check out the rest of our MAGFest 2012 pieces for […]

Trailer for ‘Game of Thrones’ RPG shows promise, raises questions


It’s no secret that a few of us at VGW are big fans of George R.R. Martin’s epic Song of Ice & Fire series. Thus we’ve been watching Cyanide’s Game of Thrones RPG pretty keenly, waiting for new details and hoping it will be better than Game of Thrones — Genesis. Watching the trailer below, we’re still not […]

‘The Lord of the Rings: War in the North’ launch trailer is suitably epic

Those of you looking for epic fantasy battling this November are in for a treat. Not only do we have Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim launching during the busy month, but The Lord of the Rings: War in the North will be kicking off the festivities on November 1st, as well. The RPG takes place before J.R.R. Tolkien’s revered […]

Ubisoft reveals ‘Assassin’s Creed Revelations’ story with slick new trailer

Assassin’s Creed Revelations is set to conclude the Ezio trilogy that started with Assassin’s Creed II, but so far, only a sliver of information has been revealed regarding the actual direction that the story may take. Today, however, Ubisoft released an extended version of the trailer shown at E3; and boy, does it deliver the […]

The new ‘Bit.Trip Complete’ trailer is here to move us

Today Aksys games released the latest trailer for Bit.Trip Complete, the compilation of the Bit.Trip games available for the WiiWare shop. This title is due out September 13th on the Wii and 3DS. It is important to mention that the Wii version will also feature a CD of music from the Bit.Trip games along with […]

Moogles make their return in ‘Final Fantasy XIII-2′ PAX trailer

Square-Enix has released a new trailer for the upcoming sequel Final Fantasy XIII-2 at PAX this weekend. The gorgeous trailer actually borrowed much of its content from previously released trailers, however a couple key pieces of info can be found in between the lines. One of the major things that you can see in the […]

VGW Scribble: Battle of the -ologists

Game design programs at universities are becoming more and more popular, but there was a dark time when the academic study of games was a fractured, contentious endeavor. This week’s Scribble chronicles the struggle between the Narratologists and the Ludologists, and how the shift in focus toward Narrative Design seeks to end to this destructive […]

‘Gears of War 3′ opening cinematic hits the web

The most anticipated game of September is finally finished and ready for production, but the hype machine is just starting to rev its engine for Gears of War 3. After throwing parties and serving cake, Epic Games continued the celebration by releasing the opening cinematic for the upcoming conclusion to the popular trilogy. The video […]

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