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Nostalgia with a Twist: Bucky O’Hare

Nostalgia with a Twist: Bucky O’Hare

There’s an old expression that “you should never judge a book by its cover” and while that expression generally works well, here at Nerds on the Rocks like to do things a bit different....

Zombie Survival Guide: Tip 3

Zombie Survival Guide: Tip 3

Much overlooked in the world of fleeing and killing zombies, is anything not related to bashing, maiming, or shooting. While those are all very important in surviving and stopping a Zombie Apocalypse, so are...

Elixir Mixer: A-Bomb

Elixir Mixer: A-Bomb

Welcome dear adventurer. Off to fight the deadly hippopotamoose of Lubrication Hill are ye? The hell you aren’t with that flimsy splinter of metal you call a sword. Old Pottamoose would use it as...

Nerds on the Rocks/Dual Wielding E3 Wrap-up Special

Nerds on the Rocks/Dual Wielding E3 Wrap-up Special

Last week was a busy week for the video game nerds as the biggest show of the year came and went. We had exciting announcements of new games and new hardware. We got out...

House Special: Motion Controls Where We Are

House Special: Motion Controls Where We Are

With Sony and Microsoft set to release their motion control solution by the end of the year, I thought it was time to look back at the advancements that motion controls have made in...

Review Scale on The Rocks

Review Scale on The Rocks

Doing things by the books is never the Nerds way so why should reviews be any different? Instead of focusing on a numerical scale (like anyone wants to read a review in binary) or...

Guest on the Rocks: Metal Gear Solid: Rising and the End of Stealth

Guest on the Rocks: Metal Gear Solid: Rising and the End of Stealth

Metal Gear Solid: Rising looks awesome. Of course, I still have to see more before I decide if I would want to buy it (a big part of that decision will be whether or...

Elixir Mixer: Nerd Cocktail

Elixir Mixer: Nerd Cocktail

Welcome dear adventurer, you’re looking worse for wear. All those random battles got you down? Only a couple hearts left? (Yah freak of nature.) Can’t be expected to defeat the next boss in that...

Comic Book Crisis Guide: The Basics

Comic Book Crisis Guide: The Basics

If the Dark Lord from Dimension Z has broken loose and decided to reign terror amongst the citizens of Earth, where do you go? If you find your two most beloved heroes coming to...

Sega Looks to Make some Crazy Money Again

Sega Looks to Make some Crazy Money Again

SEGA has announced plans to release DreamCast classics on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. The first two classics to roll out will be Dreamcast launch title, Sonic Adventure, and Crazy Taxi which are...