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Nerdist Podcast: The Expressionless

It’s another spontaneous hostful! They talk about how lovely L.A. is when everyone is at Coachella, Matt and Jonah get into a bit that probably lasts too long, and they read a scary ghost story! Artwork by Fernando Pinto… more

Iconic DEAD ISLAND Trailer Goes Live Action

Techland used an emotional, thrilling, and seemingly backwards roller coaster ride to gain everyone’s attention back when the first Dead Island game launched. The original teaser trailer for the title… more

A Look At CALL OF DUTY: GHOST Bonus Map ‘Free Fall’

Call Of Duty: Ghost’s first footage of its environmental threat-ridden map, Free Fall, just hit the web today, and there are two words that can best describe it: camper’s nightmare…. more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

‘Nick Or Treat’ This Halloween With DEAD RISING 3

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for, the return of the paddle-saw. Paying homage to Halloween, the new Dead Rising 3 trailer shows our new hero Nick Ramos celebrating… more

HEAVENLY SWORD Becomes A Feature Film

There’s a reason why, after six years with no sequels, prequels or spin-offs, the name Nariko still resonates with many folks who play video games. The scarlet-haired operator of the… more

The Official PlayStation 4 U.S. Launch Game Lineup

Today the PlayStation Blog released an ultimate FAQ that answered 160 burning questions about the PlayStation 4. We learned that the PS4 will allow up to sixteen local profiles to… more

RocketJump’s MEXICAN STANDOFF, Featuring Key & Peele

One of the most unpredictable and brain-smoldering sketches ever witnessed on the web has surfaced compliments of the folks over at RocketJump. Freddie Wong has teamed up with Key &… more

NERDIST NEWS With Jessica Chobot Coming to the Nerdist Channel

The mad scientists here at the Nerdist laboratories have been preparing something special to deliver to nerds everywhere, and we are ready to pull back the veil on our latest… more

Review: F!RST Mobile App A New Home For Gamers

When I’m not happily zapping my brain away in one of the many wondrous video games out there, nine times out of ten I’m most likely talking about video games…. more

XBOX ONE Beckons Everyone To Play

As the weeks wind down to the release of the next-gen consoles, the marketing campaigns have kicked into full gear. Earlier this week, Sony cleverly used nostalgia to tug at… more


Been wondering when your rapture date with the nicotine loving Elizabeth will happen? Well wonder no more, as the first episode of Bioshock Infinite’s new DLC, Burial At Sea, is… more

J.J. Abrams And Lawrence Kasdan Now Writing STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

News just broke on that J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan will be taking over screenwriting obligations for Star Wars: Episode VII, which were originally being handled by… more

PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES 2 Finally Hits Android

After more than two months of iOS exclusivity and just in time for Halloween, Plants vs. Zombies 2 has finally launched on Android. Right now, you can head on over… more

Batman Looks Pissed In The ARKHAM ORIGINS Launch Trailer

The launch trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins is out today, showing us that Batman never takes a holiday off when it comes to fighting crime. In this case, it’s more… more

Everything You Need To Know About ASSASSIN’S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG

Life on the vile waters of the Caribbean can be quite overwhelming for a pirate and his crew; ask Captain Jack Sparrow. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag looks to plunge… more

A PlayStation Ad That Will Make You Feel Old

Nostalgia…. Not exactly what I expected to feel while watching a PlayStation 4 advert, but the folks at Sony Computer Entertainment have a way with using our long relationship with… more

5 Delayed Games That Turned Out Great This Year

Drop your game with flaws and be a hero, or push it back long enough to watch yourself become the villain. This seems to be the suitable philosophy of many,… more

Watch This 17 Minute BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS Walkthrough

Have you ever wondered what the first couple of years of Batman’s career must have been like? Today, the folks at Warner Brothers Montreal have released a 17 minute gameplay… more

The ASSASSIN’S CREED Movie Is Happening

So it looks like we’ll being seeing Assassin’s Creed take a “Leap of Faith” onto the big screen after all. I say “Leap of Faith” not only in reference to… more

Express Yourself With ELDER SCROLLS ONLINE’s Character Creation

Zenimax Online wants players to get as personal and creative with expressing themselves as possible, offering intensely deep character creation options in Elder Scrolls Online. The game’s Art Director, Jared… more

Here’s the Long-Awaited KINGDOM HEARTS III Gameplay Trailer

It feels like an entire generation has gone by with us waiting for Kingdom Hearts III. Oh, wait, it has been an entire generation, hasn’t it? Yet for some reason,… more

See The Steam Controller In Action

For the skeptics who’ve reserved judgement on the viability of the Steam Controller, Valve has released a video today giving us a first hand look at the game pad in… more

Beta’d Review: THE WOLF AMONG US – ‘FAITH’

Fresh off of their critically acclaimed, Game Of The Year award-winning triumphant outing with The Walking Dead last year, Telltale Games is back with their next episodic adventure, The Wolf… more

Princess Zelda: Hy-Rulerz (LORDE ‘Royals’ Remix)

Oh, the feels! The love is strong today on the Nerdist Channel with this heartwarming Zelda/Lorde parody mash-up from Bryan Basham. Princess Zelda is declaring her true feelings by … more