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Nerdist News: Live From WonderCon, Plus GODZILLA Rules and So Does Marjorie Liu


Corrupted Save, or How I Think “Hitman: Absolution” Probably Ended

I’ve been playing Hitman: Absolution for the past few weeks, and if you follow me on Twitter (OF COURSE YOU DO), you know I am in for-reals love with… more

Minecraft: A Quick Non-Primer on Maps

I’ve been playing Minecraft for a month or so now and I can’t find my house. Or any of my houses. Or underground lairs. Or small lava pools or pig… 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

Five Things I Will Not Miss About E3 If The SOPA Protests Are Still In Effect

With the possibility of major gaming news outlets pulling out of E3 in protest of SOPA/PIPA (at the urging of Penny Arcade) I’m beginning to get seriously mopey at… more

If Portal 2 Had Been Written By Classic American Lit Authors

In the spirit of never ever letting go of my favorite game in the whole wide universe, I’ve imagined a world in which my favorite writers had helmed the Portal… more

Nintendiot: Or, I Know Nothing About Nintendo. Sorry.

Last week while out to dinner with friends, I was outed by SOMEONE (cough, and that cough sounds like “my husband”) at the table as a closet Nintendo moron. Now… more

Lost Batman and Ezio Auditore Correspondence FOUND!

BREAKING NEWS, EVERYBODY! In an unprecedented, archeologically impossible turn of events, scientists have unearthed a slew of correspondence between Italian assassin Ezio Auditore da Firenze and everyone’s favorite Dark Knight,… more

Let’s Start a Fight: Portal 2 vs. Skyrim

(In which I am super mean in an attempt to make you all explain to me why anyone with half a brain would prefer Skyrim over Portal 2. See? I… more

Here’s What Happens When You Play Skyrim, AC:Revelations, and Modern Warfare 3 Simultaneously, Kids

Look. I’ll admit I might be a little confused. When that dragon came swooping down right before Ezio Auditore da Firenze was about to be executed and the Russian President… more

Skyrim Tweet Round Up

Hey! Did you guys know Skyrim came out this weekend? It’s weird how NOBODY is talking about it. Hahahahaha! Oh! Whew! Sarcasm. Anyway, I’ve compiled a list of the funniest… more

5 Tips On What To Expect From A Live Nerdist Podcast!

Illustration by Carolyn Main This past Saturday night the Nerdist! Podcast! Live! Show! came to Portland, Oregon. This is significant for two reasons. One, I live there and two, I… more

Anxiety 101: SootheTube

Like many of my fellow nerds, I have anxiety problems, and while I’m able to manage them throughout the day with a rigid schedule of Portal 2, hot baths, exercise (… more

Seth Green Yelled At Me At Comic-Con

Hey! Did you guys know I was on a panel at Comic-Con? Did you know Seth Green’s girlfriend wife, Clare Grant, was also on the panel? Did you know Seth… more

The Best Picture Taken At E3 (Possibly The Best Picture Ever)

Photo Credit: My friends Elie and Brent Koning at the Forza 4 party with two booth babes. Elie and Brent are currently living with their mothers. They are going to… more

Kiala At E3: “I Am At E3. It Is Making So Many ‘Splodey Noises.”

Hey Nerds! Intrepid Internet IRL reporter Kiala here with your daily dose of E3 news! The past 24 hours have been a beautiful blur of Ghost Recon demos, free Ninja… more

The Wonder Woman “Slut” Problem: As Discussed By Two Professional Nerds Via Email

By now, I’m sure you guys have seen the pictures of Adrianne Palicki costumed as David E. Kelley’s new Wonder Woman but, if not, here she is. Early Friday afternoon,… more

Emerald City ComicCon: The Mojitos Must Flow

Photo Credit: The One True Bix I am in sexual love with Seattle’s Emerald City Comic Con — SEXUAL LOVE — from the regular semi-schlubby Slave Leia I saw on… more

Help Me Plan My Emerald City ComicCon Trip!

HEY NERDS HEEEYYY! Next weekend, your sporadically posting Nerdist contributor (me) will be heading to Seattle for Emerald City ComicCon* to rub elbows with the likes of William Shatner, Spike… more

Of Tetris and Dudes and Bars (And Boners)

(Illustration by the extremely talented and adorable Carolyn Main) Man, I like bars. I mean – not right now so much – as the holiday celebrationgasms have taken their toll… more

10 Sci-Fi Promises Not Yet Fulfilled By 2010

And no, this post will not be talking about those damn Marty McDoodleface hoverboards. Or whatever. I mean, give me a little credit, please. We’re not all good hair and… more

A Very Late Fallout: New Vegas Review. Sorry.

Fallout: New Vegas came out this week and – what? What do you mean it came out last week? You guys must be fucking with me because I clearly remember… more

Medal of Honor: A Non Review

I wish I could say I was writing this review of the new Medal of Honor having had first hand game experience but well…let me tell you what happened…. more

What Kind Of Terrible Person Doesn’t Like Halo?

Me. The me kind of person. It is a shameful secret I have kept buried inside my space war-, alien race-, FPS-loving soul — until now. I could list the… more

New Bioshock Infinite Gameplay Trailer Doesn’t Change the Fact That It Won’t Be Released For Two Years

Holy Pinkerton agent on a zipline! Did you guys get a chance to see the new hands off gameplay trailer for Bioshock Infinite? IT IS INCREDIBLE. Seriously, the new Bioshock… more