My Top 5 Halloween Candy Treats

Happy Halloween everyone! Yup, the night of kids yelling in the streets and running around like sugar fueled demons is upon us once again. Depending on your point of view, I’m quite lucky to be in a low child area so I probably won’t spend all evening answering the door to all the little monsters! […]


Evolve Big Alpha Weekend – Win a Key!

Have you been trying to get into the Evolve Big Alpha? It’s already won a bunch of awards this year and it’s not even going to be released until February next year so the excitement is building already. This weekend, starting on Friday at 9am PDT (4pm UK, noon EST) , they are opening the […]


My Top 5 Halloween Movies for Kids

It’s amazing how quickly Friday rolls around when you’re busy and have other commitments! It’s time for Nerdy Girlie’s 5 Fandom Friday post which this week is Must See Halloween Movies. Now being a Brit means that Halloween is not really celebrated to the same extent as our American friends but there are a whole […]


Ingress – Game or an Exercise App?

  In case you don’t know what Ingress is, it’s a GPS based, MMO augmented reality game (fuller explanation on Wiki here). You chose a faction and have to hack or capture portals for your team. Portals are user submitted real world locations – things like statues, landmarks, theaters, fountains and even railway stations are […]


My Top 5 Halloween Character Costumes

It’s Friday again and that means it’s time for the Nerdy Girlie’s 5 Fandom topic for this week which is Characters I’d love to dress up as for Halloween. I’m not a huge fan of dressing up in costume but I have seen some clever dresses and stuff that really appeal so here is my […]


Top 5 Halloween T Shirts for Grumps!

Happy Halloween Crocodile T-Shirt Whilst I was looking for my Top 5 Character Costumes for tomorrow’s, I kept seeing these great non-costume t-shirts. If I’m honest, these are way more my style than any costume – I love my t-shirts after all. If you are a Halloween grump then join me in my non-costume Halloween […]



9 Great Gift Ideas For Minecraft Fans

My nephew is crazy about Minecraft so for the last year or two, I’ve been buying some of these cool Minecraft themed gifts for Christmas and birthday presents for him. It’s almost time to start my Christmas shopping again so I thought I’d put together some gift ideas for you, in case you have a […]



Destiny – Does It Stand Up To The Hype?

Last week saw the release of Bungie’s long awaited blockbuster game for Playstation and XBox, Destiny. Billed as an MMO RP FPS it’s a little confusing to me what genre it actually falls into! I don’t have a console so I haven’t been able to play yet but so far, reviews are pretty good although […]


Titanfall – New Frontier’s Edge DLC Revealed

Following up my recent Titanfall Beginners Review post over at She Rides Dragons, comes the news that Titanfall’s newest DLC pack is to be called Frontier’s Edge and includes three new maps taking us to new areas and landscape environments. The first of three planned DLC packs was released back in May and was called […]


Hearthstone – Curse of Naxxramas Details Released

Blizzard has finally announced some of the long-awaited details for the first expansion of Hearthstone, their free-to-play card game. The Curse of Naxxramas is a single player campaign with five ‘wings’ – taken from the original World of Warcraft raid and including many familiar bosses. They didn’t announce a specific release date although they have […]


Galaxy Zoo – Astronomy For Everyone

Barred Spiral Galaxy A few years ago now, I heard about a website called Galaxy Zoo on breakfast tv and it was interesting enough for me to go and have a look at the website. What I found was a massive crowd sourced research project that allowed anyone from 5 years old and up to […]


Trivial Pursuit – Official World of Warcraft Edition

World of Warcraft Trivial Pursuit   The demand for the recently released Official World of Warcraft Edition of Trivial Pursuit has been insane!  Having only been released for a few days, the Warcraft Trivial Pursuit quickly became one of the best selling board games on Amazon!  Trivial Pursuit is a well known, long established game and one […]