The Absolute Best Steam Controller Unboxing

The Absolute Best Steam Controller Unboxing

We here at Nerdopotamus love a good old fashioned hearty laugh. We loved the Steam Controller and we also love geek culture that has in recent time gone from niche or weird to cool and mainstream. We grew up in the era of Family Guy shock value jokes and still quote Seinfeld, the show about nothing. Our collected sense of humor stems from the most outrageous animations inspired by the zaniest drug induced illustrators (thanks Ren and Stimpy.) Nerdopotamus, our generation, and you guys right below us (we’re looking at…

Happy Birthday Miyamoto and Half-Life 2

Happy Birthday Miyamoto and Half-Life 2

There are two significant birthdays going on in the video gaming world today and we here at Nerdopotamus are tipping our hats and blowing out candles in celebration. November 16th is the day Shigeru Miyamoto was born, now 63 years old, and also marks the 11 year anniversary of Half-Life 2. Mr. Miyamoto is commonly referred to as the heart of Nintendo. The legendary Super Mario creator, level designer, and game producer has been honored by multiple outlets over decades for his innovation in the gaming medium. His current projects are Star Fox…

Nintendo’s 30th Year, Red Bull, and No Beards

Nintendo’s 30th Year, Red Bull, and No Beards

Today’s a celebratory double whammy for video games. Nintendo’s NES released thirty years ago today in North America, causing a resurgence of gaming to occur world wide, eventually leading to massive market expansion. The anniversary barely coincides with the recent release of Yoshi’s Wooly World, a Nintendo Wii U exclusive that reinvents traditional 2D platforming. Read our review here. That’s not all. The internet deities have spoken and also dubbed today “National No Beard Day,” which somehow managed to thread its way into gaming culture. Thank you RedBull, for being a part of the cool…