Catching Up On 2017: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Resident Evil is an important staple in video game history. It was responsible for bringing the horror genre to an entirely different level, and each of the titles has experimented with pushing and expanding the boundaries since. RE4 was responsible for re-developing the gameplay, while still supporting the qualities that were always integral to the … More Catching Up On 2017: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

It’s A Great Time To Play FFXIV

Since the beginning FFXIV has set itself apart with enjoyable Class/Job systems, letting players explore a multitude of Tank/Healer/DPS types under one character. This, along with some truly unique dungeons has always given fans a reason to stay hooked. Still, there remained significant room for improvement. Through the Heavensward expansion we saw a few steps … More It’s A Great Time To Play FFXIV

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – The Nerding Grounds Review

It’s been six years since the release of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, and ten years since the conclusion of the original trilogy with At World’s End. The former has some mixed reception due to the weak character development and overuse of familiar tropes. Overall that film felt like an enjoyable side addition … More Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – The Nerding Grounds Review

Warhammer 40k Dawn of War 3 You got RTS in my MOBA. No, You got MOBA in my RTS. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Oh dear, it’s happened again. A developer, attempting to cash in on a popular gaming trend, has ignored the impassioned cries of its dedicated fan base and created a game that nobody asked for. We’ve seen this treatment many times in the past, across a myriad of genres and intellectual properties, usually resulting in morbid … More Warhammer 40k Dawn of War 3 You got RTS in my MOBA. No, You got MOBA in my RTS. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – The Nerding Grounds Review

Since the somewhat surprising success of Guardians of the Galaxy back in 2014, fans have been anxiously waiting for the rag tag team to return and uphold their glory. Overall, Volume 2 doesn’t disappoint, retaining the qualities that placed the first film into its own league inside the MCU. A few new characters are introduced, while old ones are given a deeper focus. … More Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – The Nerding Grounds Review

If You Haven’t Already, You Need To Play To the Moon

At first glance To the Moon is a curious piece. Likely buried in your steam backlog, as it was mine, it can easily be ignored. Released all the way back in 2011, It’s a small game with very little interaction required on the player’s part. At its core it serves as an 8-bit story based journey, with a few point and click elements to keep the player involved. After finally deciding to install it I immediately regretted waiting so long. … More If You Haven’t Already, You Need To Play To the Moon

What The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Doing That RPG’s Aren’t

Let’s face it, there is no shortage of BotW coverage right now. Visit any popular video game publishing website and you will find yourself surrounded by tips and tricks, critical reviews, and journal entries detailing wacky adventures and annoyances. I’ve kept the scuttlebutt close at hand, trying to figure out how The Nerding Grounds can … More What The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Doing That RPG’s Aren’t