Reaction: Starter Pokemon Evolutions Trailer

By Jacqueline-Elizabeth: Pokémon is my life. I've owned every game, and every console to play the aforementioned games on. My mother still hasn't forgiven me for that one time I made her stand outside of Toys R Us one frigid Chicago night, surrounded by hundreds of other parents and (predominantly white and male) children because...

See the new James Franco Film, ‘Why Him?’

Learn more about the new James Franco film, 'Why Him', and the game, 'Ape Assassins' here at Black Girl Nerds!

Fight For A New Home: Andromeda Gameplay Vid

Last night at The Game Awards, just before Overwatch snagged the most coveted trophy of the night for Game of the Year, fans got their first taste of Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay. It's always great to see Aryn Flynn, GM of Bioware Edmonton step out onto a stage because you know something dope is...

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Nintendo Switches It Up – The Future of Gaming?

  Nintendo has teased us for far too long. Rumblings of their latest console have been whispered for well over a year. The "Nintendo NX" has been speculated on. Is it a new home console? Is it a new portable console? Nintendo answered with 'well, why not both?'   Introducing the Nintendo Switch. It can be described...

Belay That Order: Star Trek Bridge Crew Pushed Back

First we found out that CBS was pushing back the launch of Star Trek: Discovery, the next installment of the Star Trek television universe that neither takes place on television nor shows us what's next in the universe. Now, we find out that Ubisoft is likewise pushing back the virtual reality game, Star Trek:...

I Joined the Andromeda Initiative

With N7 Day less than a week away, bringing with it a deluge of Mass Effect: Andromeda news and promotional fun, it makes sense that Bioware would want to preview the preview. As I watched the latest video from Bioware HQ, I had the following thoughts: Ooo pretty! That voice sounds familiar... So it will...

BGN Tech Review: Cellarius, A Collaborative Sci-Fi Universe

  Today’s media landscape is dominated by a few centralized studios that we can all name. Though there is a growing willingness to explore new narratives, as evidenced by the success of 2018’s Black Panther, the majority of content tends to “play it safe” in order to achieve mass appeal. There are undoubtedly many interesting, original...

Here Are the Black Women in Gaming to Look Out For

Written by: Kaylyn Williams The gaming community is one that’s continuously growing and developing, but we haven’t hit a point to call it “inclusive”. The medium is still dominated by white men and minorities still aren’t fully represented. Recently, Blizzard has come under fire for failing to add a Black woman to their roster in...

We’ve Discovered The Easiest Way To Meet Black Girl Nerds

  We wait all year for events like Comic Con that bring together glorious, witty Black Girl Nerds. There is nothing better than meeting fellow nerds over a happy hour or a four-hour line for an interesting panel. But what if it was easier to meet cool, smart ladies between events? Hey, nerds – we...