Lockdown Survival Guide #11

In order to do our part during this most trying of times, We at NOWO have come together to help in the only way we know how - Gaming. We're putting together a daily list of games that we personally recommend you try whilst you remain indoors in the various types of isolation and social distancing we're all experiencing. Sometimes the only gaming device you have in your home is your phone. I know a lot of people who wouldn't consider themselves gamer but have still managed to clock up over 100 hours on Candy Crush. Here are our recommendations for those who prefer to game (or not) with only your index finger!; Konami Pixel Puzzle Collection Like most I've dabbled in mobile games during the ex

Lockdown Survival Guide #10

In order to do our part during this most trying of times, We at NOWO have come together to help in the only way we know how - Gaming. We're putting together a daily list of games that we personally recommend you try whilst you remain indoors in the various types of isolation and social distancing we're all experiencing. A lot of people in isolation are taking the opportunity to try and makes something, be it putting up a shelf, portrait painting or model trains...There's plenty of gaming options to satate those creative urges too, plus they won't wind up getting paint all over your favourite clothes...Here's what we think; Rimworld Rimworld sets you up as a survivor of a spaceship crash on a

Lockdown Survival Guide #9

In order to do our part during this most trying of times, We at NOWO have come together to help in the only way we know how - Gaming. We're putting together a daily list of games that we personally recommend you try whilst you remain indoors in the various types of isolation and social distancing we're all experiencing. You looked down lately? Your body not the temple it was 2 months ago? You need some (Rhythm &) action to keep you healthy for the 23 hours you're not leaving the house for your daily exercise. here's what we think you should do; Arms During lockdown, it is important to try and keep active. Luckily for us, many big-name developers want us to stay active too. You’ve got the obv

Lockdown Survival Guide #8

In order to do our part during this most trying of times, We at NOWO have come together to help in the only way we know how - Gaming. We're putting together a daily list of games that we personally recommend you try whilst you remain indoors in the various types of isolation and social distancing we're all experiencing. So chances are there's someone in your house who "don't do video games". We've got some recommendations for games (or series) to try with these console philistines which might just make your lockdown that little bit easier; Puzzle Booble/Bust a Move I've yet to find someone who's not fallen for the Puzzle Bobble charm. True story; I used to come home from work/the pub at 17-1

Lockdown Survival Guide #7

In order to do our part during this most trying of times, We at NOWO have come together to help in the only way we know how - Gaming. We're putting together a daily list of games that we personally recommend you try whilst you remain indoors in the various types of isolation and social distancing we're all experiencing. Contrary to yesterday's post about short games, here's a share of something that will take a bit longer. Seemingly the one thing not in short supply in lockdown is time (unless you're working from home seemingly) so why not get stuck into one of these epics?; Kingdom Hearts It’s not exactly on the same level as games like Persona 5 (2016) which boasts an impressive 97-hour ma

Lockdown Survival Guide #6

In order to do our part during this most trying of times, We at NOWO have come together to help in the only way we know how - Gaming. We're putting together a daily list of games that we personally recommend you try whilst you remain indoors in the various types of isolation and social distancing we're all experiencing. For those unable or unwilling to commit hours of their day to a game we've got some recommendations for a short burst of play that you can enjoy for the length of time it takes to watch an episode of Peppa Pig or for the kettle to boil; Horizon Chase Turbo You can get your fix of Horizon Chase Turbo in literally 2 mins if that's all you have. The game is the sequel to Horizo

Lockdown Survival Guide #5

In order to do our part during this most trying of times, We at NOWO have come together to help in the only way we know how - Gaming. We're putting together a daily list of games that we personally recommend you try whilst you remain indoors in the various types of isolation and social distancing we're all experiencing. Going 18+ today. If you need not only a reason to stay indoors but to also keep yourself firmly under a blanket or behind a pillow, here you are; Dead Space Few games have had me so stressed from the first seconds of playable content as the space-based horror Dead Space. You are not a ripped hero with a thousand weapons in this game, you’re a normal technician who happens to

Lockdown Survival Guide #4

In order to do our part during this most trying of times, We at NOWO have come together to help in the only way we know how - Gaming. We're putting together a daily list of games that we personally recommend you try whilst you remain indoors in the various types of isolation and social distancing we're all experiencing. Today's topic is Wholesome Gaming. Games need not be violent or difficult to be fulfilling and here are some examples where that's the case; Labo What could be more wholesome than taking your eyes off the big screen, rolling your sleeves up and creating some elaborate cardboard...things..? Labo has quite a finite audience, however, it's hard to not be impressed by the results

REVIEW: Speed Dating For Ghosts - Nintendo Switch

Do You Believe in Love After Life? Speed Dating for Ghosts lets players experience speed dating, with a twist. First of all, everyone you meet is a ghost, second of all, you too are a ghost. Developed by Copy Chaser Games - an independent video game developer run by Ben Gelinas and friends - Speed Dating For Ghosts is a visual novel game with players selecting dialogue options to delve deeper into the ghosts' backstories with the aim to take one out on a date at the end of the event. There are 10 ghosts to meet and 3 rooms to encounter them in. At the start of the game players are asked to choose 1 of 3 rooms; Room of Palms, Room of Lyres and Room of Black. Once inside each room, players are

Podcast 72 Is Now Live!

Podcast 72 - Joncast - An Apex Legendary Way Out of Lockdown Isolation Our Latest Podcast is live! Please note due to Covid 19 this podcast has been recorded remotely and may sound a little different to our usual show! Ramblings/Musings on Video Games, Movies, TV Shows and related Nerd Culture from Chris P and Mark M. This week Chris and Mark are joined by The Great Jonzini once more to catch up on what we've all been gaming whilst on lockdown. Jon is the resident expert on Apex Legends and Mark and Chris have been busting out of their shackles with A Way Out. What have you been gaming? Let us know @nerdout_wordout Also available on Spotify, iTunes and wherever else you get your Podcasts!

Podcast 71 Is Now LIVE!

Podcast 71 - Forward Focus Part 2 - PS5 and Switch Our Latest Podcast is live! Please note due to Covid 19 this podcast has been recorded remotely and may sound a little different to our usual show! Ramblings/Musings on Video Games, Movies, TV Shows and related Nerd Culture from Chris P and Mark M. This week Chris and Mark look forward by compiling rumours and confirmed features that we can look forward to in the next gen consoles. We round off with the theme with the PS5 and Switch. Are you hyped for the next gen? Tweet us @nerdout_wordout to let us know! Also available on Spotify, iTunes and wherever else you get your Podcasts!