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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

NERDIST NEWS: Black Friday Spectacular and OLDBOY’s Josh Brolin

Jessica Chobot is off brining her turducken, so once again the job of hosting today’s Nerdist News fell to yours truly. In our first annual Black Friday Spectacular, we try… more

Holiday Gift Guide: GAME OF THRONES Edition

The promise of new Game of Thrones episodes may be enough to keep us warm through these cold, Westeros-less winter months, but like the Night’s Watch, we’ve sworn to protect… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… 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

Holiday Gift Guide: DOCTOR WHO

To keep the joy of the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who rolling into the holiday season, we’ve got a guide to the best toys, games, goodies, and multi-media for the… 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 Indoor Kids #125: Console Launches and Nature’s Butter with Jordan Morris

With all the hubbub about the two new consoles on the market, we thought we’d go back and look at the launch titles for consoles through the ages. Plus we… 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

NERDIST NEWS: DOCTOR WHO, Monty Python, and Xbox One vs. PS4

What a banner week for news, huh, guys? The Xbox One has finally arrived! Telltale is making a Game of Thrones game! The Doctor Who 50th anniversary is nearly upon… 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

Report: Telltale Working on a GAME OF THRONES Game

When Kanye West impelled us to “Watch the Throne,” chances are he wasn’t talking about George R.R. Martin’s now-seminal A Song of Ice and Fire series, better known to… more

NERDY JOBS, Xbox One Edition

It’s arriving in just a few hours, so it’s fitting that for the latest edition of Nerdy Jobs on the Nerdist Channel, Matt Bennett headed up to Microsoft to check… 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

Super Mario Bros. Gets Gritty in THE FOUR PLAYERS

When most of us think of Nintendo, we think “friendly.”  Nostalgic to millions, Nintendo conjures the emotions of a certain innocence.  Retrospectively, though, this innocence isn’t just about our collective… 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


Can you guess who? It’s a mystery! Given that the good Doctor has been traipsing around the known universe for fifty years, he’s run into all manner of Companions, homicidal… 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


Another year, another Call of Duty game. At this point, they’re such a regular occurrence that farmers could set their almanacs by them. While fans of the series, which has… more

The Indoor Kids #124: The Indoor Kids/Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show Podcast Crossover Spectacular!

This week, The Indoor Kids combined forces with the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show for an event that will blow the doors off the podcasting world! Jeff Rubin, Pat Cassels,… 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