Rob Z

Rob Z

Classic Games That Have Stood the Test of Time

Technology moves on at an ever faster rate, and nowhere is this more plain to see than in the world of gaming. The depth, complexity and sheer engagement factor in games across a range of genres increases with every passing year, and the industry is moving at a similar pace to that seen in the car industry in the late 20th century. But like a Porsche 911 or a Chevrolet Corvette, there are games th...

Lucky Charms from Across the Globe

If there’s one thing everyone believes in, even if it’s just a little, it’s luck. That events will all work independent of you to bring you either fortune or misfortune, and there’s very little you can do to change that. Or rather, there’s very little you can do unless you invest in a lucky charm! Lucky charms as a concept have been around for thousands of years but a few particular ones have stuc...

Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer

First off, here’s the trailer! Watch it, love it, enjoy it. We’ll talk after. What We Know Wow! That was a lot to take in. Let’s start with what we know so far. We know we get at least one new antagonist out of this: Jake Gyllenhaal as Mysterio! We’ll get to him in a second. We also know Spider-Man: Far From Home takes place AFTER Avengers: Endgame, as confirmed by Kevin Fe...

The Blockchain Comes To Gaming, Boosting Monetary Rewards In eSports

We’re used to the relationship of gaming and crypto. After all, the biggest discrete video card maker in the world, Nvidia, makes the chips that mine all those coins. But now the relationship between gaming and cryptocurrency has gotten closer than ever before. There are now a plethora of gaming-based cryptocurrencies out there, ready for keen puzzle-solvers to explore (and potentially make money)...

Tips For Your First Live Game Experience

Attending a live football game can be an intimidating and nerve-wracking event if this is your first time going to a match. Being a fan requires knowledge, dedication and a desire to want to cheer on your favourite team and players. Use this guide to help you learn tips for how you can have a better first live game experience for yourself. You may start to truly enjoy the sport and watching footba...

Reasons to Try Out Gaming If You’ve Never Gamed Before

Featured Image Source While most of us would have played video games or computer games at some point growing up, the number of adults who actively game on a regular basis is relatively small. Gaming tends to be a niche hobby amongst adults, but believe it or not, there are plenty of benefits that come hand in hand with gaming in and of itself! Here are just a few reasons that you might want to giv...

Nerd News with Bytes N’ Brews: Punisher, Carmen Sandiego, Stranger Things

This week is another unintentionally themed week. Our topics all revolve around Netflix. We’ve got what’s assumed to be the beginning of the end for Jon Bernthal’s Punisher, an elusive blast from the past, and something to look forward to this 4th of July. Punisher Season 2 YES! The most successful Marvel Netflix series (save for Daredevil, which is already cancelled) just dropped his season 2 tea...

Nerd News with Bytes N’ Brews Episode 7: Vader Fan Film, Jablinski, Bandersnatch

This week’s episode is looks as though it’s going through a goth phase, as all of our topics are clad in black. We cover an amazing Star Wars fan film, a new YouTube channel that’s hopefully not a giant troll, and a choose-your-own-adventure movie. Vader: Shards of the Past We can’t say enough good things about this. We’re already Star Wars fanboys, but every aspect of this film was phenomenal. Th...

Our Love Affair With Witches In The Cinema

There’s long been a love affair between cinema goers and witches, as some of the most memorable films of all time have been based on them. We have seen witches have a huge impact where entertainment is concerned, with TV shows like Charmed and games such as mFortune’s brilliant Which Witch all taking their inspiration from these somewhat supernatural beings. However, the love affair began in the c...

Nerd News with Bytes N’ Brews Episode 6: Hellboy, MIB: International, and Will Smith’s Genie

This week in Nerd News, we get of everyone’s favorite lovable scamp from Hell, followed by two unveilings of the modern era potentially trying to pull a fast one on us. Hellboy Yes! We’ve got our first official trailer of Hellboy, and holy bejesus does it look great! Tony may be worried about it because the trailer was too comedy based for him. But I think this is exactly what this reboot needs to...

Stop Spending All Your Money on Free Games

Image Source   Are you spending unnecessary money on ‘free’ games? Whilst there are many games out there that cost nothing to download, many of these games are still able to bleed our wallets dry simply by persuading us into purchasing extra in-game content. Whether it’s more pokéballs in Pokémon Go or extra characters in Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes, the cost of this extra content can soon add...

Woah, How Did Gaming Shake the Geek Tag?

Photo source There’s no doubt that gamers were traditionally pigeonholed into the geek category. However, the fact that the industry is now bigger than music and film combined suggests that this is no longer the case. Gaming is now very much a part of the mainstream, and it’s here to stay. It took decades for gaming to get the respect it deserves from all corners. So, how exactly did the industry ...

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