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“Downton Abbey,” SNES-Style

In honor of the cast of Downton Abbey winning a SAG Award last night (not to mention the episode that aired in the U.S. last night with a major… more

“Dead Space 3″ & Phil Collins: A Match Made in Heaven

[youtube] Who knew that the dulcet tones of Phil Collins would be the peanut butter to… 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! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more

The Indoor Kids #81: What Makes You a Gamer? with Jordan Morris

Kumail and Emily welcome their favorite guest, Jordan Morris, to discuss those weird Nintendo commercials where a person (usually a female) is playing a DS and proclaims herself not a… more

New Housemate, New Problems in “Real World: Whiterun”

[youtube] On the Nerdist Channel’s Real World: Whiterun this week, a new cast member’s age is an… more

See J.J. Abrams Bro Out with Gabe Newell at D.I.C.E.

If the prospect of seeing Chris Hardwick host the 16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards and the recently unveiled Assassin’s Creed-themed trailer didn’t have you excited for next week’s… more

The Legacy Music Hour #117: 1990

The year is 1990.  Wilson Phillips is on top, Full House is booming, and the president is getting saved by bad dudes.  Brent and Rob, along with guests Jerry Rocha… more

Beta’d: It’s “The Elder Scrolls Online” Trailer!

[youtube] The prospect of stealing sweetrolls from all across Tamriel with hordes of other player characters is… more

The D.I.C.E. Awards (And Assassins) Are Coming For You

[youtube] Who knew that the D.I.C.E. Awards had such badass security? This… more

The Indoor Kids #80: The G4 Funeral with Blair Butler and Matt Mira

Today Kumail and Emily are joined by Blair Butler and Matt Mira, two employees of Attack of the Show and X-Play, two shows that are now dead to G4. They… more

Your Next Dream Car: A Real-Life Halo 4 Warthog

Not sure why we didn’t see this when the L.A. Times slipped it out there on Christmas eve — holiday haze, I’d say — but Microsoft commissioned a real-life,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #116: Boss Music 2

Boss Music is the focus of Episode 116, as it was for Episode 42.  Konami kind of dominates this episode, and Brent hums along to the music with his fingers. … more

Chris Hardwick to Host D.I.C.E. Awards in Las Vegas 2/7

You’re into video games, right? And you like awards shows, too, huh? Assuming you answered yes to both (and why wouldn’t you?), here’s some news we’re excited about. You know… more

Introducing the Housemates in “The Real World: Whiterun”

[youtube] The Nerdist Channel debuts The Real World: Whiterun today with the housemates showing up to the… more

The Indoor Kids #79: Weaponized Tiger with Aisha Tyler

Today Kumail and Emily welcome back to the show one of our favorite guests, the fast-talking, fast-thinking genius that is Aisha Tyler. We discuss the perils of fame, Aisha’s E3… more

Nerdist Podcast: Gabe Newell: Valve – The Company

Gabe Newell, part two! In this episode Chris and Chloe sit down with Gabe to talk about the business side of video games, how Valve came to be, and their… more

Nerdist Podcast: Gabe Newell: Valve – The Games

It’s the first episode with the co-founder and director of video game development at Valve, Gabe Newell! In this episode he sits down with Chris, Chloe, Wil Wheaton and Robin… more

Mashup ‘n’ Win A Vegas Trip From Valve and Nerdist

We’ve had some contests with great prizes here at Nerdist, and we’ve had contests requiring you to be creative, because this is, after all, Nerdist, where creativity is encouraged and… more

The Legacy Music Hour Episode 115: Mountain Areas

This music in Episode 115 is all from mountain themed areas in games.   Brent and Rob also share their experiences with mountains, Rob talks about advice his father gave him… more

Console Yourself with Nvidia and Valve

Although many have lamented that CES is becoming less and less fun as the years go on, there are still plenty of surprises to be had for consumer electronics aficionados…. more

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

Say No to Skooma: Another “COPS: Skyrim” PSA

[youtube] I was unaware that there was an equivalent to “The 909″ in Skyrim, but COPS: Skyrim… more

The Indoor Kids #78: Veep-eo Games with Tim Simons

In this episode, we are joined by Veep’s Tim Simons (aka Jonah, the POTUS lackey), a guy we spent some time hanging out with. Hear tales of Baltimore, obsessive gaming,… more

The Indoor Kids #77: Another Year Over with The Indoor Kids (and Gil of The Mutant Season)

It’s the end of another year of all the forms of art and entertainment you can cram into your eyes and ears. Kumail and Emily go through their top picks… more