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VG Playdate: Battlefield 2 Vietnam

Our second weekly VeteranGamers playdate will take us into the jungles of Saigon and DaNang. Join us for some fun times shooting M16s, launching RPGs, and blasting things from choppers in the sky.

Game: Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam (Xbox360) When: Sunday 30 January at 6:00 PM UTC (1:00 PM EST in the US) Find us by

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 55 – Little Big Planet 2 Baby…

Welcome to show 55.

This week The Daddy finally gets his mits on Little Big Planet 2, find out what he thinks, Chinny talks more Mass Effect 2, and Duke finally finishes Alan Wake and plays some more Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood.

Quanrian joins us to discuss Aban Hawkins & The 1000 Spikes and talks up Radian Games Ballistic, which

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Playing Games on ‘Easy’: so what?

Hello, it’s good to be here. My name is Surface Lizard. No, it really is. My parents had a perverse notion of humour. I am here to confess that…sometimes…I play games on the easiest difficulty. No, madam, please do not laugh and jeer at me so. And you, sir. What did you call me? What is a ‘noob’?’ Sometimes, the easiest difficulty is the best way to get the maximum experience from a game. Allow me to explain…

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Two Worlds II: First Impressions

Meh.

I was pretty excited for Two Worlds II (2W2), so I asked for it as a birthday present. (It came out today — on my birthday.) It’s not terrible, I guess, but it’s not very good either.

It’s hard not to compare this game to Oblivion, because that game is the gold standard of action RPGs on this console generation. And 2W2 is no Oblivion. It’s not even Sacred 2, which was a fun game despite all its problems. (I’m going to stick to the sword-and-sorcery type of RPG for the purposes of this discussion. Hope that’s okay with you.)

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Films For Games Made By The Fans

In the last few months there have been quite a few really cool fan films released.

Basically a few friends get together and pay homage to their favorite video game, with little or no budget and a camcorder,  and sometimes, just sometimes they turn out pretty good.

So lets take a look at a few.

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Announcing: The Weekly VG Playdate

VeteranGamers is happy to announce that — beginning this Sunday, 23 January — we will be hosting a weekly playdate to game on with friends and everyone in the community. Join us as we test out multiplayer modes (new and old) and have loads of fun.

Mostly we’re on the XBox, but we’ll do some PS3 games as well. Send a friend request to “veterangamersuk” on XBox Live to

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 54 – Crack Open Your Wallet – It’s 2011 Pt 2!

Welcome to show 54.

This week Chinny is back, and tells us about all the games he has been playing whilst bunking off the show, The Daddy fell asleep again playing a game, and Duke plays some more Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, Star Wars Battlefront 2, Scarface and State of Emergency on the PS2, who said it was dead!

In

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