Video Games

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]

Can You Name the Final Fantasy VII Party Members?

Final Fantasy VII Party Members Quiz One of the greatest video games to ever grace our chunky back televisions, Final Fantasy VII is held in high regard here at N For Nerds. It received a 9.5 rating out of 10 by our reviewer Gerard. Check out his review here! A compelling plot to the now infamous Final Fantasy VII had given us an insight into what the PlayStation could do. Quite simply, one of the...[Read More]

How Well Do You Know Your Mortal Kombat Characters?

Mortal Kombat Quiz: Test Your Might! Welcome Mortal Kombat lovers, we all remember this amazing franchise. The blood-thirsty developers at Midway games created one of the most iconic beat ’em ups in the history of Video Games. Until it was acquired by Warner Bros it was easily the best of the best in terms of Beat ’em ups. Now it’s complete horseshit and has lost all of it’...[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]

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]

PS Vita

So I recently bought a PS Vita slim, Sony’s current handheld gaming console, and I gotta say it is fast becoming my favourite system to game on. I’ve spoken to a few friends about how I’m loving it, but they all say they’ve never used one or they didn’t think it would be worth buying, but let me tell you, it is. So here are my 5 reasons why it’s worth owing a PS vita. (1) Raw gaming power The PS V...[Read More]

King’s Quest Chapter 3: Once Upon A Climb

Right from the start, this episode already seems like it will be better than the second, in the first scene we get a mini puzzle, this one involving time travel, nicely explained away by our framing device of Grandpa telling his stories and forgetting a bit of it. When we get to the present we’re now following a Graham in the prime of his life, again, a few years after the events of the last...[Read More]