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5 Minigames So Good They Deserve Their own Video Game

I have a confession to make; we at N For Nerds love video games. I know a shocking revelation from the guys who created a website just to bang on about video games, but it’s true. We’ve played them all, RPG’s, Shooters, Action-Adventure, platformers, hell; you name a genre we’ve probably played it. But there are certain games that contain minigames, small games within the game world that allow the...[Read More]

5 of The Worst Underwater Levels in Video Games

Underwater levels have been in video games since before Mario’s face dawned a flavour saver, a game wasn’t worth its salt if it didn’t include at least one level where the hero must fight bedraggled baddies. Hell, even The Witcher 3, one of the greatest games ever made, has sunken sidequests to complete. And while most underwater levels look and play differently, they all have one thing in common,...[Read More]

5 Scariest Moments in Non Horror Games

I like to think I can handle my horror games; after all, the Resident Evil series are some of my favourite games. But that’s because I go in with the understanding that horror is on the cards and I will, in all likelihood, be jump-scared within an inch of my life. It’s the utter bastards that sneak horror into non horror games that make me question my life choices; here are 5 of the scariest momen...[Read More]

John Romero Interview

John Romero is the original Rock Star of gaming, the Godfather of the first person shooter, responsible for coining the now infamous term deathmatch. Need we say any more? Oh we will, John set the standard for first person shooter game play almost 20 years ago and simply put, every FPS you’ve ever played or heard of has been influenced by the work of this genius. We got the chance to interview the...[Read More]

5 Times Video Games Used Hardware To Blow Our Minds

Video Games utilise many different things to provide the player with a unique gaming experience, some employ orchestral music, while others rely on stunning visuals. But some games use hardware to enhance the user experience and no I’m not talking about virtual reality. I’m talking about a marriage of hardware and gameplay that come together to elevate their respective games to something more than...[Read More]

Top 5 Boss Battles in Video Games

Video game bosses are meant to be a test of skill, an adversary we must best in order to prove just how far we have come. But there are some boss battles that are more than that, there are some bosses that stand apart from their peers. Perhaps it’s because it was particularly challenging and we felt such a sense of pride after finally besting them. Maybe it’s because the mechanics are so unique th...[Read More]