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The Indoor Kids #69: Grownup Scary with Motion City Soundtrack

This week, Kumail and Emily are joined by Justin Pierre and Tony Thaxton of the band Motion City Soundtrack to talk about things that scare us in life, in video… more

Tron Talks: Bruce Boxleitner on His Animated “Uprising”

Fans of Tron may finally have their own equivalent to the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series, as Disney XD’s Tron: Uprising explores some of the more action-packed moments… 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

The Legacy Music Hour #104: Best Of Year In Review 2

Brent and Rob countdown their TOP TEN favorite video game music tracks from Episodes 53 through 103, bringing The Legacy Music Hour into its third year.  The tracks selected could… more

Portal 2′s Wheatley Retconned Into Halo

Man, these Portal Cores get around. From pissing off GLaDOS and being jettisoned to Skyrim, it looks like now they want to pick a fight with a Spartan and Cortana. … more

The Indoor Kids #68: Everything with Guy Branum

One of our favorite guests, former X-Play head writer Guy Branum, returns to discuss relationships, election simulation games, nerd TV programming, how games have evolved over time, and much more…. more

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 10/21

Greetings and welcome to an all new week of crowdfunding gems. Some may be diamonds in the rough to be sure, but only they can get us to the magic… more

The Legacy Music Hour #103: Free Play 10.3

More great music on The Legacy Music Hour. This is Brent and Rob’s final free play before the Best Of-Year In Review episode, which is next week. Brent and Rob… more

Build a Home Arcade with “Try This At Home”

This week, Holly and Jessica of Crabcat Industries show how to build a home arcade on the Nerdist Channel’s Try This at Home. Because a home isn’t a home without… more

The Indoor Kids #67: GameMaster Howard!

Kumail and Emily sat down to talk with Howard Phillips, who has an impressive resume. He was one of the original workers in Nintendo’s first American warehouse, which meant he… more

The Legacy Music Hour: Bonus: F. Switch Dance Mix Dos

The Legacy Music Hour presents Rob F. Switch’s second installment of continuous dance party music comprised of only 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music. No remixes, no covers, no… more

The Legacy Music Hour #102: Free Play 10.2

Brent and Rob present great 8-bit and 16-bit era music without any topic restrictions.  They also talk about their fun-filled trip to Seattle and what Brent legitimately accomplished there. Game… more

Todd McFarlane: The Figures & Speech Interview

If it weren’t for Todd McFarlane, I might not still be collecting toys. Like many children growing into adulthood before me, I started realizing in college that I wasn’t playing… more

Angry Birds, In A Galaxy Far Far Away

Angry Birds. Star Wars. Together. This could be great. Rovio and Lucasfilm Ltd. are going to launch Angry Birds Star Wars on November 8th for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Mac,… more

The Indoor Kids #66: Walking Dead and Road Tripping with Gary Whitta

While in San Francisco, Kumail and Emily met on a hotel rooftop to talk to Gary Whitta, lead writer for The Walking Dead, Episode 4. Hear him talk about the… more

The OSU Marching Band’s Tribute to Video Games

On Saturday, the theme of the Ohio State University (excuse me: THE Ohio State University) Marching Band’s routine at halftime of the Nebraska game should warm your nerdly little hearts:… more

Beta’d: 5 Must-Play Games at IndieCade 2012

Welcome to another exciting edition of Beta’d, dear reader. L.A.’s Culver City Fire Station was home to a media preview event for the finalists of IndieCade 2012, the… more

The Legacy Music Hour: Bonus- Brent Weinbach VGM Dance Mix Vol. 2

The Legacy Music Hour presents Brent Weinbach’s second installment of continuous dance party music comprised of only 8-bit and 16-bit era video game music.  No remixes, no covers, no adaptations… more

“Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” Is Here

Oh hello, Halo! At long last our dreams of a moviefied Master Chief are coming true – and we don’t even have to pay $20 and watch it through Real-D… more

The Legacy Music Hour #101: Free Play 10.1

Brent and Rob do three more free plays to lead up to the New Year’s count down for Episode 104.  Good music, good friends, good listeners, good nick names.  Full… more

The Indoor Kids #65: Hodgepodge with Anthony Jeselnik and Ground Kontrol!

The Indoor Kids have put together this cornucopia of video game fun, including (but not limited to) our thoughts on Wii-U, an interview with the general manager of Ground Kontrol… more

Beta’d: 6 Things You Need to Know About “Resident Evil 6″

Welcome back to Beta’d, dear reader, for another exciting edition of the latest and greatest in video game news. Craving some cortex crudo? Have a hankering for bouillabaisse of brains?… more

Remembering Britney Dudeson, Video Game Style

How would you choose to honor the memory of someone who meant the world to you? If you’re Nerdist pals The Dudesons, and that someone was your pet pig Britney… more

The Legacy Music Hour #100: Free Play 10 (Live)

Brent and Rob celebrate the 100th episode of The Legacy Music Hour video game music podcast with a special live recording.  It’s basically just another free play episode, but with… more