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Everything Wrong With The Rise of Skywalker: Part 2

This has got to be the first time in my writing career that a film has been so bad that I have been unable to quarantine my displeasure to a scathing review alone. Hell, by writing this two part blog post I have proved that one review and one article isn’t enough. But rest assured after this article The Rise of Skywalker will be safe from me, omitting one or two snarky comments in future reviews o...[Read More]

Everything Wrong With The Rise of Skywalker: Part 1

While my review of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker may be finished, it turns out I have more bile than I know what to do with, except I do know what to do with it, complain on the internet! That’s right, I had so many problems with  this film that for the first time ever I am doing a two part blog post to go along with a review just to hammer home how much of a balls up this film turn out to be. ...[Read More]

Retroactive Microtransactions

I never thought I’d be on this side of the argument, the side that warns people to “be wary of games”, the side the cries “think of the children”, but here we are, I hope you’re happy AAA games industry! I love video games, hell; I co-founded a company dedicated to them. As a young child I enjoyed playing video games with my brother, something we still bond over to this day. As a teenager they pro...[Read More]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Final Fantasy VII: Remake At Launch

I’ve just watched the new E3 Trailer for Final Fantasy VII: Remake and while it got me pretty excited I think it’s worth pointing out this, you shouldn’t buy it…at least not at launch. Final Fantasy VII holds a special place in my heart; it was the game that really got me into gaming as a hobby. It was the game that proved that video games were capable of giving us memorable characters that ...[Read More]

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 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]

Into the Unknown: Part 3 Apocalypse Chow

In our last entry we left our heroes on the ragged edge of an ever-closing zone 4, now we return to the action, with each passing moment the odds stack higher, and not in Shannon or Kevin’s favour. After composing our-selves and proceeding into zone five, I am left with this sinking feeling that we are nearing the end of our long journey.  Consulting the map brings little joy, even collecting supp...[Read More]

5 Reasons Superman is The Greatest Hero

I take a lot of crap for how much I love Superman, from friends, family, co-workers and that priest I got into a fist fight with because he wouldn’t admit that “Comet” (the time traveling super horse) was awesome! But it’s just that they don’t understand how truly awesome he is, and since I have a website and an ego problem I am going to gush about “The Man of Tomorrow” for a while. Here are 5 rea...[Read More]

5 most annoying video game characters ever

Video games are the best, you can be a hardened soldier, a great dragon slayer or just a lunatic with a gun and a penchant for vehicular homicide, but every now and again we get a side character who fucks all that up, here are 5 such characters.   Emma Emmerich MGS2: Sons of Liberty While Emma is by no means the worst character, she is still a massive pain in the ass. She drags the plot to a ...[Read More]