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5 Times Batman Has Killed

Ask any comic book fan to name something that makes Batman stand out from the cape and cowl crowd, and they will likely reply with something about his ability to complete his mission without resorting to taking a life. In fact, this principal is so ingrained in the minds of most comic book fans that it’s one of the many reasons Dawn of Justice got such a poor reception, but, dear nerds, Batman has...[Read More]

The Five Worst Things The Joker Has Ever Done

As I have mentioned before, Superman is my all-time favourite superhero, he is the quintessential superhero, strong, inspiring and unwavering in his moral code, so it may surprise you to learn that my favourite supervillain is not Lex Luthor. Don’t get me wrong Lex Luthor is an awesome villain but he doesn’t really epitomise the word supervillain for me, no, for my money if you want an example of ...[Read More]

Superman’s 5 Weirdest Powers

Regular readers will, by now, have realised that I am a massive Superman fan, he is my favourite superhero and I love him in all his incarnations, well, except for Superman 64, but we don’t talk about Superman 64. But just because he’s my favourite doesn’t mean I won’t rip on him for having stupid powers and no, I’m not just talking about super speed reading, here are Superman’s 5 weirdest powers....[Read More]

5 Video Game Sequels That Surpassed The Original: Part 2

Who doesn’t love a good sequel, it is a chance to continue a good story, expand a universe or in the case of this article, an excuse to do as little work as possible. Regular readers (and those who understand what “Part 2” means) will know that this article is in fact a sequel itself, but will it surpass the original or simply be proof that I am too lazy to come up with a new idea. With that said,...[Read More]

Make A Wish

With all the terrible things that seem to be happening around the world today, war, mass shootings and Donald Trump, it would be easy to become jaded and cynical. But every now and then good things do happen, like the Make-A-Wish foundation, they have been granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions for years, not for personal or financial gain, but to bring sick child...[Read More]

Comics You Should Be Reading

We all have our comfort zones when it comes to the things we love, be it video games, movies or comic books, but sometimes it’s good to venture outside that zone to experience new things, or the far more likely scenario, have a friend do it for you and recommend something. Well consider me that friend, here are a few comic books you should give a go! The Creep A sombre classic detective noir...[Read More]

Dark Souls – The Vinyl Trilogy

Rejoice fellow nerds for it is here, the perfect gift for that one friend you have who happens to fall within the Venn diagram of loves Dark Souls, collects vinyl and loves to listen to music that reminds him/her of the time they fucked their controller at a loved one, because Ornstein and Smough kicked their ass for the 30th time. Yes, it’s the complete Dark Souls, Dark Souls II and Dark Souls II...[Read More]

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Delayed

So, it looks like it’s bad news for fans of Ni no Kuni, not to mention JRPG fans in general as it was revealed today that Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom will be postponed until 19th January 2018. While I’m sure this will disappoint some fans, they can take comfort in the fact that, according to Akihiro Hino (CEO and President of LEVEL-5 Inc), more development time is required in order to deliver ...[Read More]

5 Top LGBT Characters in Video Games

What with gay pride just around the corner and me being the unimaginative bastard that I am, I thought now would be a good time to look at some of the best LGBT characters in video games. Now, it would be very easy just to name all the LGBT characters from Bioware games for this blog post, hell, even if I was restricted to the Dragon age games I could fill this list and knock off early for lunch, ...[Read More]

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 Comic Book Heroes Who Aren’t Heroes At All

There are some Comic Book Superheroes that are so clean cut, good and pure that it would make your teeth itch. Your Captain Americas, your Spidermans and of course the big blue boy scout, Superman. Then you have your darker heroes that do questionable things in the name of good, like Batman or Punisher, but then you have the others. So called Superheroes that are as far from heroes that they are s...[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]

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