Steam

We here at The NYRD are big gamers, in that we mostly just play Candy Crush and Angry Birds when our slave driver of a boss unchains our ankles from the computer and let’s us step away for a few minutes to remember what sunlight feels like. However, when word leaked out two days ago […]

Do you have a hankering for domination? Is one world not enough? Do you fear incursions by hostile alien forces? Do you enjoy building your own star-ships or doomsday super-lasers? Then you might want to see a therapist because you may have had a psychotic break after that 12 hour Firefly marathon. However, if you are […]

video games

Have you ever spent hours or even months on getting some achievement in a video game? Did you have to kill 200 spiderlings to get that gold armor piece, or maybe travel every part of the world to read all the randomly spawning mystical texts that have no bearing on the actual game play, just so […]

Professional sports are all about high impact hits, nail-biting turnovers, unbeatable strategies, well-timed spells, and most importantly, experience. We are talking about electronic sports or professional gaming. This week marks the 2015 DOTA 2 International Championship being held in Seattle, Washington, and we here at The NYRD have caught the fever, so put on your Boots of […]

The hour has grown late. The world has darkened and the old mansion, your ancestral home, is filled with terrors beyond any half-dreamt nightmare of the human mind. There is no turning back, there is no do-overs, save points, or retries. There is only a team of heroes and the encroaching darkness of insanity. Darkest […]

We have been procrastinating on writing this article, but for once, it’s not entirely our fault. Blizzard Entertainment, the company that brought us such titles as the World of Where the Hell Did the Past Two Years of My Life Go, and Deckard Cain’s Bogus Journey, has been pushing its newest addiction, Hearthstone, and we […]