REVIEW: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker - Nintendo Switch

A Diamond in the Rough? Originally released on the Wii U back in 2014, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker was re-released on the Nintendo Switch and 3DS last year. The aim of the game is to solve puzzles as either Toad or Toadette in a 3D “platforming” (more on those quotation marks later) format and to collect diamonds along the way. I recently got my own copy of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – after choosing it over Yoshi’s Crafted World – and this is what I thought of it. Described as ‘diorama’ – “a model representing a scene with three-dimensional figures”, the levels found in Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker are complex enough to keep you busy whilst still being accessible to any-level gamer

Podcast 53 Is Now LIVE!

Podcast 53 - Down on the NOWO Farm Our Latest Podcast is live! Ramblings/Musings on Video Games, Movies, TV Shows and related Nerd Culture from Chris Perrin and Mark McGrady. (May contain Potty mouth words). This week it's Mark and Chris talking about farming. No we've not lost the will to game and instead opened up a carrot patch, we're on the hunt for XP and loot. We talk about our experience with farming, how we feel it differs from grinding and when it's worked or failed for us in games before. How do you feel about farming in video games? Let us know @NerdOut_WordOut! Also available on Spotify, iTunes and wherever else you get your Podcasts!

Podcast 52 Is Now LIVE!

Podcast 52 - There's more than one way to skin a... Game engine Our Latest Podcast is live! Ramblings/Musings on Video Games, Movies, TV Shows and related Nerd Culture from Chris Perrin and Mark McGrady. (May contain Potty mouth words). This week are are joined by friend of the show Jon (@thegreatjonzini). We catch up on Jon's Apex Legend-ing before moving onto the topic of the week, What game engines would work well with a new skin. Want a new Carmageddon game with the gameplay of Mad Max? Want the 80s cartoon to be picked up as a telltale game? Or maybe you the crossover you never knew you needed, Dead or Alive Volleyball with Max Payne's bulletime? Join us and send your ideas to @nerdout_