Gaming

N For Nerds E3 Experience

E3 has become the showcase of the gaming community, the arena where Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo along with a whole other host of developers flex their gaming might and muscles to woo us.  Having followed the live streams, watched the press conferences and game videos have I been left impressed or underwhelmed? Microsoft Up first was the Microsoft Xbox E3 press conference, I was particularly keen ...[Read More]

5 Video Game Sequels That Surpassed The Original

For the most part sequels are nothing more than hastily knocked together shite, made so that developers can make enough money to fill their golden yachts with so much cocaine that it would bring down Amy Winehouse’s Ghost. But every now and then the planets will align and we get a sequel that is not only good, but actually surpasses its predecessor, so with that in mind here are 5 Video Game seque...[Read More]

GameStop Special Offer

Gamers rejoice! I bring you glad tidings and savings, at least for video games, but then why else would you be here if not for all things video game related, my sparkling personality? If you’re like me, you spend the majority of your money on fast food, toys from the 90’s (you best believe I have the White Tiger Megazord!) and of course video games. The collection I have amassed throughout the yea...[Read More]

5 Most Badass women in video games

For the most part, video games have you play as Johnny Testosterone Mc Big-Bollocks, gun in hand and foot in ass. But every now and again we get to play as, or partner with a kick ass lady. Granted those instances are few and far between, but never the less I have managed to cobble together a list of the 5 most badass women in video games! 5. Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Well of course we can’t have a...[Read More]

Cosplay: The 10 Commandments

Cosplay I have been meaning to write an article on cosplay for some time now and after our adventures at GamerCon in March I have decided now is the time. While GamerCon wasn’t the first convention I attended as a member of the press, it did give me a better insight into the world of cosplay and the people who enjoy it.  Whether you’re a comic book fan dressing up as their favourite superhero, an ...[Read More]

5 Most awesome Video Games Bosses

5. Bowser “Bowser?”  I hear you scoff, “Bowser, has never won against Mario, in fact he gets beaten every time and even goes go-karting with his enemy”, well that’s where you’re wrong ass monkeys, because he is secretly a genius who manages to destabilise the mushroom kingdom by kidnapping their monarch and throwing there society into chaos, while allowing Bowser’s working class people to thrive. ...[Read More]

Guns of Icarus Interview with Matt Hartman

This week, N For Nerds had the pleasure of interviewing Muse Games Community Director, Matt Hartman. Gerard and Marty got chatting with Matt about their upcoming massive online multiplayer game Guns of Icarus: Alliance. We got to chatting about how Guns of Icarus: Alliance is unlike any other online multiplayer game right now and just what they had to go through to get it to market. Through a hurr...[Read More]

N For Nerds At GamerCon

So Marty and I attended GamerCon in Dublin last weekend, and I have to say, as a major gamer it was one of the best experiences of my life. Now, I know there were some issues surrounding GamerCon, people waiting in line for hours to get in and some people being turned away all together, but I want to set that aside for now and discuss the positive things to come from GamerCon. Such As… The Retro Z...[Read More]

5 Most Awesome Video Game Movies

Let’s not beat around the bush, most video game movies suck. It doesn’t stop the nerd inside of me getting excited when one is announced, but most of the time it ends in disappointment and a sudden urge to sock Uwe Boll straight in the face. We’re talking direct adaptions of video games here (Wreck It Ralph doesn’t count), and thankfully there are quite a few that aren’t terrible. Let’s have a loo...[Read More]

Another 5 Heartfelt Moments In Video Games

Well the last Top 5 most heartfelt moments did quite well, though we did have some feedback from fans about the selection, and with that in mind here is Another 5 Heartfelt moments in Video Games. (This isn’t lazy, it’s a sequel) 1. The Last of Us – Joel’s Daughter dies The last of us is possibly one of my all-time favourite games, but holy fuck is the beginning of it sad, while most games let you...[Read More]

5 Most Shocking Moments in Video Game History

5 Most Shocking Moments in Video Game History Video games have the ability to move us, they can make us cry, make us angry (fuck you parappa the rapper) and the can shock us with plot twists. Here are five of the most shocking moments in video games. Major spoilers (obviously)   5: Resident Evil Resident Evil is a classic. It was absolutely terrifying to play as a youngster and was well ahead of i...[Read More]

5 Most Heartfelt Moments In Video Games

Video Games have come under scrutiny quite a bit throughout the years; they’ve been called, stupid, childish, we’ve been told by our parents that they’re a waste of time or that they will rot our brains. These notions however, all stem from the idea that there is nothing to be gained or learned from video games, but honestly, I feel that some of the most heartfelt moments can be found in video gam...[Read More]

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