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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

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

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

The Gamer Cuddle

You’ve seen that picture of a couple entwined while playing video games… this one: Now, in tribute to that viral photo, comes a video illustrating how gaming can be a… more

Don’t Play With Fire (Hands): Another “COPS: Skyrim” PSA

[youtube] This holiday season, COPS: Skyrim remind you that your fire hands are not toys. Use them… more

The Legacy Music Hour Episode #112: Shopping

It’s Christmas time, so you know what that means… the Double Dragon Boizzz go shopping!  Brent and Rob focus on “shop” music in Episode 112.  They also share their Christmas… more

The Indoor Kids #76: Supercouple: Edmund and Danielle McMillen

Today, Kumail and Emily have a chat with Edmund and Danielle McMillen. You might know Edmund as 1/2 of Team Meat and the creator of games like Super Meat… more

Beta’d: Spike and Machinima Video Game Award Show Round-Up

Nothing like the end of the year – it’s a time for looking back at all the awesome games we played and have lavish award shows to celebrate them. Over… more

The Indoor Kids #75: Starr Power with Martin Starr

This week, Kumail and Emily are joined by the one and only Martin Starr (Freaks and Geeks, Knocked Up, more!), who tells us about his gaming history, his life philosophies,… more

GLaDOS is Still Alive on Calculators

I wasn’t exactly a model student in high school. I wasn’t boozin’, or loitering, or anything terrible like that. I never paid attention. Especially in math class. It just came… more

Super Mario Beads 3: The Beads Are Back

Mario animated in beads, navigating a suburban Sweden landscape of sidewalks, boot heels, supermarkets, hillsides, and bookshelves? Yeah, this is another one of those. It’s a sequel to this: Which… more

The Indoor Kids #74: Hobbit Balls: A Very Hosty Episode

Kumail and Emily are in the fine city of Baltimore, and, thus, are all alone for this episode. They talk about games from Skrillex Quest to XCom to Assassin’s Creed (… more

Pickstarter: Bill Nye’s “Aero,” “Showrunners,” “Axe Cop,” and Projecteo for Instagram

Pickstarter this week is highlighting a videogame from our favorite bow-tied Science Guy, a documentary on the mine field that is running a television show on a major network, and… more

Nerdist’s Great Cyber Monday Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway

Santa Nerdist is coming to town! You want presents; we got ‘em – about $5,000 worth. So for one lucky contestant, all your seasonal shopping has already been done… more

The Indoor Kids #73: Indoor Kids News Hour with Gabe Delahaye

Today, Gabe Delahaye (Videogum, Emily’s cohost on Love in the Time of Robots) joins Kumail and Emily to talk about some of the weirdest news stories to hit our ears… more

A PSA from “COPS: Skyrim”

Here’s a public service announcement from COPS: Skyrim. Because we care. COPS: Skyrim will be back with new episodes this Winter. Subscribe to the Nerdist Channel and stay on the… more

The Indoor Kids #72: The Halo Episode, with Jordan “Gravemind” Morris

One of our favorites, Jordan Morris, to talk about everything Halo. Backstory? We cover it. Thoughts on the new game? We’ve got em. Thoughts on multiplayer? We’re all up in… more

The Legacy Music Hour #107: Board Games

Board Games is the topic of Episode 107; that is, video games based on actual board games like Clue or Monopoly, or video game board games like Itadaki Street and… more

Beta’d: Explore Guild Wars 2′s Lost Shores with 1,000 Free Trials!

There’s just something about Guild Wars 2 and giving away 1,000 free trials. We teamed up with the folks at ArenaNet/NCSOFT to give away 1,000 beta keys… more

The Indoor Kids #71: Indoor Kids Indoor Kids with Jeff Rubin

Emily and Kumail welcome Jeff Rubin (College Humor, Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show) to talk about games he’s playing, games we’re playing, The Wire, TV shows based on games, and… more

Beta’d: The Halo 4 Review

If Halo is Combat Evolved, then Halo 4 truly is Halo Evolved. From the opening cinematic of the single player campaign to the completely fresh feeling multiplayer, everything about Halo… more

Shatner + Poetry = Shatoetry, the App

When William Shatner challenged the people of Twitter to define “Shatoetry,” the guesses were creative and funny, which was a fitting way to lead into the introduction of Shatoetry on… more