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The Legacy Music Hour #98: Shorties 2

In this episode, Brent and Rob focus on video game music tracks which are absolutely no longer than 15 seconds.  Ironically, this ends up being one of the Legacy Music… more

Shoot A Nerf Gun At Ducks Via Twitter. No, Really

I get a lot of press releases. Most don’t lend themselves to doing anything with them. But when a press release combines Nerf and Twitter, I’m in. I CAN’T RESIST… 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

‘Shrooms and Shooting on “Cops: Skyrim”

On this week’s installment of the Nerdist Channel’s Cops: Skyrim, the guards confront a mushroom picker claiming unconvincingly to be an alchemist, deal with prejudice against “scalebacks” and “grayskins” in… more

Interview: “Sifl & Olly” Creator Liam Lynch Socks It to Us

Before Adult Swim brought us the likes of Tim & Eric and Squidbillies, two sock puppets on MTV were mining the awkwardly surreal humor vein with a comedic sensibility ahead… more

The Indoor Kids #62: Team Coco/Team Sisto w/ Aaron Bleyaert

Today Kumail and Emily are joined by Aaron Bleyaert, responsible for wrangling Conan O’Brien into gaming with their series, Clueless Gamer. Hear stories of gaming with Conan, followed by stories… more

Beta’d: Bethesda’s Dishonored

Welcome back to Beta’d: Recently, we got a hands on demo of Dishonored, the hotly anticipated first-person shooter/stealth game from Arcane Studios and Bethesda Softworks. Story: You’ve been framed… more

Bad Dovahkiins – “COPS: Skyrim” Theme (full)

Hey Podcastinauts! “COPS: Skyrim” is a show on the Nerdist YouTube channel that I am thrilled we are putting out, having been obsessed with Skyrim since it came out last… more

The Legacy Music Hour #97: Manga

Manga is the focus of Episode 97.  That is, 8-bit and 16-bit era video games based on manga (Japanese comics).  Wow, what a ton of unheard titles the boys discovered… more

Freeze, It’s “Cops: Skyrim”

The third installment of the Nerdist Channel’s Cops: Skyrim includes a suicide attempt that the guards handle in an unusual manner, a stop for some supplies that include something for… more

Beta’d: PAX Prime Round Up

Here’s a roundup of news coming out of PAX Prime in Seattle this weekend: Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Announced Hideo Kojima made his first appearance at PAX Prime this… more

The Indoor Kids #61: BumberPAX!

Kumail and Emily journey to Seattle, where the coffee is famous. We bring you all the backstage and floor juiciness from both Bumbershoot and PAX. With special guests Jessica Chobot,… more

The Legacy Music Hour #96: World Music

Brent and Rob travel the globe, discovering world music tracks from 8-bit and 16-bit era video games.  The music heard on Episode 96 resembles the kind of music one might… more

The Heat Is On for “Cops: Skyrim”

On this week’s installment of Cops: Skyrim on the Nerdist Channel, there’s Argonian “gang activity” afoot, but there’s resistance, and that pile of stolen weapons? Huh. Where did THAT come… more

The Indoor Kids #60: Vegetarian Haggis

The Indoor Kids are coming to you at the end of their long journey to Scotland. Learn about the Mac and IPhone games Emily has been playing! Feast your eyes… more

Beta’d: Borderlands 2; Or The Best Birthday Ever

Usually my birthday, September 18th, connotes sadness. On that day in 1931, the Mukden Incident gave Japan the pretext to invande Manchuria; in 1970, Jimi Hendrix choked to death on… more

The Legacy Music Hour #95: Title Screen Music 2

Title screen music is the focus of Episode 95, as it was on Episode 29.  But this time, Brent and Rob play a Populous composer guessing game and another game… more

On Patrol With “Cops: Skyrim”

It’s finally here. One of the biggest reactions to the Nerdist Channel’s video presentation at San Diego Comic-Con International this year was for a clip from Cops: Skyrim. Today, the… more

Pete Holmes vs. The Indoor Kids, Again

You’ve heard Pete Holmes on The Indoor Kids podcast, you’ve seen him on the video version, and now you get to see him on the couch again in Part 2… more

The Indoor Kids #59: Why We Play, with Pete Holmes!

This week, Kumail and Emily welcome our good friend Pete Holmes to talk about what we’re thinking and feeling when we sit down to play a shooter versus a puzzle… more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 8/19

Welcome back to Pickstarter. This week Gail Simone unleashes insanity on some superheroes, Dick Miller gets the spotlight he’s always deserved, and a viking takes us back to our favorite… more

Beta’d: Gamescom Top 10 Round Up

This week, Gamescom 2012 was held in Cologne, Germany. Despite no appearance from Microsoft, the convention was filled to the krempe (that’s German for “brim”) with announcements and new… more

The Legacy Music Hour #94: Pirates

Arrgh, mateys!  Pirates be the topic of this week’s episode.  Captain Brent and Rob F. Beard set sea to focus on pirate themed games and pirate themed levels, and capture… more

Beta’d: “Darksiders II” Brings Death Back to Life

Beta’d breaks new ground this week by taking a break from our preview coverage to present our inaugural review of Vigil Games’ and THQ’s Darksiders II, the much-anticipated sequel to… more