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“Video Games” Articles

Free Play 102 | Next-Gen Pandemonium

We touch on Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda, Matt shares how he managed to successfully pre-order himself a Playstation 5 amidst the chaos of pre-orders

Virtual Reality and the Desire for Control

Video games allow us to control their worlds--Blake Atwood share how his experience with Oculus Quest has forced him to come to terms with the things in life he can't control.

Free Play 101 | Cats, Chickens, and Bent Backs

After the excitement of our 100th live episode, we update you all on what really matters: Matt’s sick chicken, new cat, and Bubba’s bent back. And trust us, Kate hasn’t laughed that hard in a while. We catch up on the latest that we’ve been playing, what we’re looking at playing, and MORE this week […]

Church is for the Nerds

Nathan Webb believes Jesus loves manga and Pokemon, so he is planting a church for nerds.

The Knowledge of Good and Evil in Tomb Raider

In Tomb Raider, writer Matthew Birdzell says evil and suffering can tempt us to fight fire with fire. But friends can anchor us to overcome evil with good.

CHURCH NERDS 17 | Legendary Scores

Bubba & Anna discuss music from games and movies, and the emotions they stir in us. PLUS: Coronavirus-inspired baby names for their baby due later this year! Follow Church Nerds on Twitter!

Final Fantasy XV, Joy, and the Pandemic

Joy can feel unimportant during dangerous times like the coronavirus pandemic, but Final Fantasy XV shows how we always need it, especially amid dark times.

A Community of Smash Bros.

Ryan wasn't so sure when he first brought his son to a Smash Bros. tournament, but they've been more welcoming and encouraging than he ever imagined.

Free Play 85 | Trash Room & WrestleMEHnia

The self-isolation descent into insanity continues as Bubba, Matt, and Kate continue to document their activities (or lack thereof).

Games that Brought Us Peace

The writers at Love Thy Nerd would like to share some socially distanced activities that brought them peace: video games!