Archive:  May, 2013

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Get Fit Friday – A Little Less Conversation, A Little More Action

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on May 31, 2013 in Features

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As I think about my own healthy lifestyle journey, which I have been on for quite a while, the Elvis Presley song “A Little Less Conversation” comes to mind. I am sure that Elvis was not talking about getting up off of your rear and putting forth the action that I have been talking about… Read More »


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Broke Nerdcast: There Can Be Only XBox One

Written by (@therealbigwall) on May 30, 2013 in Broke Nerdcast, Podcasts

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Listen as Xbox MVP Chris Brown and Kelly Brown, both of Married Gamers fame join Jay and Wally in friendly discourse! This week the discussion turns to the console so great that Metallica, Creed, and U2 has written songs about it before it was even announced: the Xbox One! In an epic two hour technological… Read More »


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City of Remnants Review

Written by (@itloo) on May 30, 2013 in Features

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Your homeworld has been destroyed and you have been sold as a slave, living among what little remains of your species. You now live on an unfamiliar alien world overrun with Yugai, an alien race hellbent on capturing all that remains of the universe. Do you have what it takes to rise up? To take back… Read More »


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Crawl, Walk, Game: Duck, Duck, Moose

Written by (@trixie360) on May 30, 2013 in Features

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My husband gave me an iPad for Mother’s Day 2010. Our daughter Allison was only 11 months old at the time, but she was very interested in the tablet. The first app I ever downloaded for her was Wheels on the Bus HD by Duck, Duck, Moose ($1.99 for iPad). We were both delighted at… Read More »


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Octodad: Dadliest Catch Washes Up on Steam in Late 2013

Written by (@imonahorse) on May 29, 2013 in Features

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In 2010, a group of friends from DePaul University got together and created their own game called Octodad. The group made the game free-to-play for everyone. It was released later that same year for Windows, Mac and Linux, respectively. Octodad is the story of an Octopus father, disguised as a human, with a human wife… Read More »


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Farming Simulator, 2013 – A Farming We Will Go

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on May 28, 2013 in Features

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So many games on Facebook have allowed everyone to act like a farmer from planting different crops to raising different animals. Finally gamers can go one step further in Giants Software’s Farming Simulator 2013 coming out for PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS, and PlayStation Vita this September. It is not a simple point… Read More »


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Stand Up Comix: This Week In Indie Comics

Written by (@therealbigwall) on May 28, 2013 in Features

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Welcome to the first ever installment of Stand Up Comix! Each week the people at ComiXology have been kind enough to open allow us to invade Santa’s Toy Shop, so to speak and review the new books from indie creators that have been submitted for your purchasing pleasure. You can find all of these books and… Read More »


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Character Select: Freedom Feels Good

Written by (@etdragon) on May 27, 2013 in Opinion

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Before I had children I had a chronic issue when it came to video games. You could almost call it a disease, one that couldn’t be cured even with the help of some serious business antibiotics. Once I started a game, no matter what game it was, I felt like I absolutely had to finish… Read More »


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Get Fit Friday – Healthier Options

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on May 24, 2013 in Features

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Let’s all be honest with ourselves, we have cravings and it is hard to be on a healthier lifestyle when we deny ourselves these cravings that we have. I know that for myself many of these cravings come down to comfort foods that hold a special place in my life along with some bad habits… Read More »


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N@P-042: Xbox One For All

Written by (@itloo) on May 24, 2013 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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With the unveiling of the Xbox One this week, the Nerds@Play decided to get together to record a very special episode where we talk about the console war between Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Which console do we forsee dominating this holiday season? Listen in and find out! Plus, we also make our picks for best… Read More »