Saturday Video Round Up: April 23 – 29

Saturday has returned and while you’re enjoying your weekend, why not check out the latest and greatest video game trailers from this past week? That’s right, the Video Round Up is back, so kick your feet up and crank that volume. Here’s a small sample of the content for this week. Even though the franchise…

YouTube Highlights: Weekly Edition #8

Greetings and salutations, good people. We’ve reached the end of another week, and that means it’s time to take a trip around Virtual Bastion’s week in YouTube. We certainly do appreciate all the love we’ve received there (and here!) about our new name and look, so a big thank you is due to all you…

Phoenix Wright: Ace Finale!

Well, it’s been awhile, hasn’t it? Believe it or not, and despite all things Mass Effect: Andromeda, I have been slooooowly winding my way through the final chapter of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, a game that I picked up on a whim a few months back. And I’m pleased to report that I made it…

Unreal Engine 4 is Surprisingly Friendly to New Developers

The power of Unreal Engine 4 continues to impress as more and more developers put it through its paces. We seen what the engine could do for some of our favorite games like The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, but what about completely new projects? What can a completely new developer do with it? More…

Four New Zelda: BotW Features the Duck Can’t Live Without

Just because my time with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has come to a close, that doesn’t mean I have stopped thinking about it.  This game was an amazing experience, and it introduced a plethora of improvements that have elevated the Zelda franchise to new heights.  Below is a list of the…

Saturday Video Round Up: April 16 – 22

Well, would you look at that, another week has come and gone. For those keeping score, that means a new Video Round Up is here and once again it’s bringing the best trailers and gameplay footage from around the industry right here in a very easy to watch form. There’s a lot to get to…

YouTube Highlights: Weekly Edition #7

Hello, one and all! We hope that you’ve been having a good time exploring our new digs. We’ve been busy sprucing up the place, making sure that everything is just right. So don’t mind our mess…instead just sit back and enjoy the return of our weekly YouTube highlights! (And be sure to follow Virtual Bastion…

A Blissful Pursuit: My Relationship Fighting Games [REVISITED]

The following is a repost of an original article that first appeared here on April 16, 2015. This week saw the release of Mortal Kombat X, the latest title in that ubiquitous fighting saga that, if nothing else, well popularized the phrase “Get over here!” But this week also marks another Mortal Kombat milestone: the 20th…

Time To Go Full Throttle?

DoubleFine fans will still need to wait awhile until the studio is ready to release Psychonauts 2, but those looking for a taste of that wonderfully delightful DoubleFine flair in the meantime are in luck. Another early classic from Tim Schafer’s time at LucasArts has been remastered and released earlier this week! Which excellent piece…

Breath of the Wild: A Review

It is probably safe to say that The Legend of Zelda series is one of the most beloved in video game history.  With a history of 30 years and counting, it is only natural, then, that such a series would need to change, either to keep up with improving technology or to prevent itself from…

Spring is Here! Let’s Talk about Games!

Winter is dead. Long live spring! Yup, spring has finally started to settle in around here, so thoughts have naturally turned from staying warm and video games to enjoying the warmer weather…and video games. Alright, so maybe the improved weather doesn’t change all that much after all, but it does have me wanting to see…

Saturday Video Round Up: April 9 – 15

It’s Saturday and you know what time it is! The Round Up is back once again to deliver the best videos and trailers from the past week. So sit back, kick those feet up, and crank the volume. Here’s a small taste of the video content waiting for you below the break. What kind of…