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Beta’d: 5 Must-Play Games at IndieCade 2012

Welcome to another exciting edition of Beta’d, dear reader. L.A.’s Culver City Fire Station was home to a media preview event for the finalists of IndieCade 2012, the… more

Grave Discussions with “Frankenweenie”‘s Martin Landau and John August

In the immortal words of that sultry woman from the Bill Nye the Science Guy intro theme, “Science rules!” Nowhere does this sentiment ring truer than in Disney’s latest animated… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

Beta’d: 6 Things You Need to Know About “Resident Evil 6″

Welcome back to Beta’d, dear reader, for another exciting edition of the latest and greatest in video game news. Craving some cortex crudo? Have a hankering for bouillabaisse of brains?… more

Demetri Martin: The Man, The Myth, the “Standup Comedian”

Demetri Martin is a funny, funny man; Whether he’s strumming his guitar, doodling on an oversized sketch pad or telling jokes into a microphone, the 39-year-old comic is a multitalented… more

The Dark Knight Rises… In Your Living Room

You merely adopted the act of watching awesome movies in the comfort of your own home; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment was born in it, molded by it, and to prove… more

IndieCade Cometh, You Saveth

IndieCade 2012, the International Festival of Independent Games, is upon us once again, which means a gaggle of awesome new games produced by indie programmers for great justice! From October… more

Your Move, Cape: “The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1″ Premiere

All in all, it’s been a pretty good year for Bruce Wayne’s crime-fighting alter ego. In The Dark Knight Rises, he beat up an asthmatic bodybuilder, then went on an… more

Beta’d: All You Need to Know About TGS 2012

Welcome back for another exciting installment of Beta’d! In case you’ve been living under a rock, or if you’re so relentlessly patriotic that you think E3 is the world’s only… more

Comic Book Day: Getting Down to Business with Simon Bisley

Legendary Comics’ first new title, The Tower Chronicles, is nearly upon us! It’s T-minus one week until your local comic book store is faced with the grim, steely-eyed stare of… more

Avengers Disembowel! Marvel NOW’s “Avengers Arena” is Battle Royale for Superheroes

  Marvel NOW is about to get a lot bloodier, because Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker are sending sixteen of the Marvel Universe’s youngest heroes to a reality show-themed Murderworld… more

Comic Book Day: Bill Jemas Wants You to “Wake the F#ck Up!”

Bill Jemas has worn many hats over the course of his career: NBA executive, Marvel Publisher, comic book writer, and straw fedora. Okay, that last one is an unsubstantiated rumor,… more

ABC to Deploy Joss Whedon’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” Pilot

Prepare yourselves, True Believers, because Nick Fury and the Helicarrier are touching down on ABC this fall. Deadline has confirmed that ABC ordered a live-action pilot entitled S.H.I…. more

Let’s “Sleepwalk” with Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass

We’ve all had sleepless nights, but for some of us those nights are more restless than you’d expect. Some folks talk in their sleep, others wake up every thirty minutes… more

Beta’d: Borderlands 2; Or The Best Birthday Ever

Usually my birthday, September 18th, connotes sadness. On that day in 1931, the Mukden Incident gave Japan the pretext to invande Manchuria; in 1970, Jimi Hendrix choked to death on… more

Comic Book Day: Pathfinder’s Jim Zub and Andrew Huerta Roll a Natural 20

Any tabletop role-playing gamer can attest that swapping war stories of his or her adventuring party’s exploits is half the fun of playing. We’ve all harbored secret desires of seeing… more

Comic Book Day: Getting Brave and Bold with Jim Lee

After hitting the restart button on its entire universe and creating a series of controversial prequels for one of the most popular graphic novels of all time, DC Entertainment has… more

Beta’d: “Darksiders II” Brings Death Back to Life

Beta’d breaks new ground this week by taking a break from our preview coverage to present our inaugural review of Vigil Games’ and THQ’s Darksiders II, the much-anticipated sequel to… more

Say Hello to The Hylian with No Name!

That’s right, folks, The Game Station’s epic Legend of Zelda/spaghetti western mashup is here and we’ve never been happier to say hello to the Good, the Bad and the… more

Insert Coin to Start with “Wreck-It Ralph” Director Rich Moore

Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph looks like it was tailor-made for us: it’s about video game characters (and features cameos from fan-favorites like Bowser, Zangief and Dr. Robotnik), stars comedic talents like… more

Sweet Chimichangas! It’s “Deadpool” by Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan and Tony Moore!

We love Marvel’s Merc with a Mouth. He’s got a few screws loose, he constantly breaks the fourth wall, he’s willing to kill the entire Marvel Universe, and he shares… more

Comic Book Day: Mike Oeming’s “Victories” is a Real Winner

Many of us walk around everyday, slowly bottling our anxieties and insecurities until they reach a boiling point. It can be helpful to talk these things out, but sometimes talking… more

Beta’d: Halo 4′s Spartan Ops – It’s Better with Friends!

Welcome back to Beta’d, dear reader! Now that the dust has settled from SDCC and I have been convalescing thanks to a nasty bout of San Diego Nerd Flu (a… more

Beta’d: Did Someone Say 1,000 Guild Wars 2 Beta Keys?

(EDITOR’S NOTE: All 1,000 codes have been claimed; they’ll go out to the lucky thousand shortly (they tell me they’ll be emailed Thursday morning). Thank you for entering!) What’s… more