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Telltale’s THE WALKING DEAD Returns This Month With A Familiar Face

Telltale Games hopped on twitter this morning to remind us all that the first episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two will be hitting later on this month. So far,… more

FAST AND FURIOUS Star Paul Walker Passes Away In Car Accident

It was too ironic for anyone to believe. When the news broke, many were like myself, under the impression that this was yet another Twitter hoax. But sadly, it has… 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

Holiday Gift Guide: Movies For The Stockings

Don’t like leaving the house on Christmas to go to the movies? Trust me, I know the feeling. You’d be hard pressed to get me to leave my room during… more

First Non-Valve Steam Machine Prototype Images Surface

It looks like we’ll be graced with an addition to the growing number of weirdly designed video game boxes soon, as the very first third-party Steam Box prototype images have… more

XBOX ONE, A Stride Towards The Future — First Impressions

Greetings, my fellow nerds! We live in the age of installs, patches and updates, with hardware being altered and expanded upon before the blink of an eye. While I will… more

The Many Doctor Who Video Game Easter Eggs

As the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who continues, I’ve stumbled upon a video that has officially blown my mind. This is courtesy of the folks at Did… more

John Carmack, A Founding Father Of FPS Games, Steps Down From id Software

John Carmack, one of the co-founders of id Software (Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein), has decided to part ways with the company in order to further commit himself to projects outside of… more

Doctor Who Themed Google Doodle Game Is The Coolest Ever

Whovians across the world, prepare to have your mind blown into ginormous proportions. We’ve had quite an eventful week celebrating the upcoming 50th anniversary of Dr. Who here at Nerdist… more

Jimmy Fallon Takes The Xbox One And PS4 For A Spin

When our good friend Jimmy Fallon isn’t suffering defeat in bowling showdowns at the hands of Team Nerdist, he sometimes likes to entertain himself with a video game or two…. more

The Console War Meets Pacific Rim

Kratos vs. Master Chief! Oh, did that not get your attention? How about mech versions of the PS4 and Xbox One going toe to toe for the sake of the… more

The Official Xbox One Launch Lineup

There’s been a heap of exciting and interesting developments leading up to the release of the Xbox One. Recently, we got an impressive tour through the console’s super intuitive user… more

Nintendo Video Provides Us With Zelda, Pikmin, Three More Great Shows

If you’re one of those folks who believe the Nintendo 3DS is only good for StreetPassing and games, behold the versatility of your powerful portable device! Nintendo released the good… more

Towerfall Ascension Coming To PS4, PC in Early 2014

More great news about our favorite 2D battle royale frag-fest has surfaced as of recently. We found out on Thursday night that Ouya’s killer app, Towerfall, would be receiving its… more

Take Your PlayStation Friends With You Everywhere

Having a difficult time breaking away from your shiny new PlayStation 4? Itching to see what your PlayStation Network buddies are up to while you’re out and about? Sony Computer… more

PLAYSTATION 4 Steps Up The Social Game — First Impressions

Greetings, my fellow nerds! We live in the age of installs, patches and updates, with hardware being altered and expanded upon before the blink of an eye. While I will… more


PlayStation 4 this, Xbox One that, everywhere you turn, one of the new consoles is somewhere in the discussion. Not to be veiled by the cyclone of anticipation from this… more

RocketJump Does Battle In The Sky

There’s a plane soaring way above the clouds, and it’s in dire need of a pilot. Freddie and Clint are both qualified to take control, but there can only be… more

World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor Announced

Finally, confirmation on the many rumors arrived at BlizzCon today, as Blizzard pulled back the curtain on the fifth World Of Warcraft expansion. Warlords of Draenor is adding a level… more

Blizzard’s HEROES OF THE STORM Opens Beta Signups, Shows Off New Trailers

Holy cannolis! Beta signups for Blizzard’s upcoming MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, were announced to be going live today at BlizzCon. Along with that announcement came an awesome cinematic trailer… more

The First Official XBOX ONE Dashboard Tour

The Xbox One’s Kinect 2.0 camera can make distinctions between different skeletal frames and voices to detect who’s present in the room. That’s one of the many new features… more

New MASS EFFECT Game Teased By Bioware

Mass Effect devotees around the world gathered yesterday to celebrate “N7 Day.” Bioware, who hosted a series of multiplayer matches and livestreams in honor of the holiday, cleverly had one… more

Top Ten Most Iconic Marvel Video Games

Oh, boy, it’s about that time, folks. Thor: The Dark World is here, which means there’s yet another reason for nerds everywhere to put their video games down and leave… more


If you’re waiting for a follow up to Doctor Who’s last video game outing, now may be a good time to consolidate your hopes back into your hope jar. Polygon… more