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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

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: 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

IndieCade Cometh, You Saveth

IndieCade 2012, the International Festival of Independent Games, is upon us once again, which means a gaggle of awesome new games produced by indie programmers for great justice! From October… more

The Indoor Kids #64: Keep On Pushing My Love Over the Borderlands

Finally, Borderlands 2 has been released, and we report back to you from knee deep in its wonderful depths with the help of our pal and fellow Vault Hunter Jordan… more

Beta’d: All You Need to Know About TGS 2012

Welcome back for another exciting installment of Beta’d! In case you’ve been living under a rock, or if you’re so relentlessly patriotic that you think E3 is the world’s only… more

The Legacy Music Hour #99: Air and Sky

In Episode 99, Brent and Rob focus on music from levels and parts of video games related to air, clouds, and the sky.  And if you run in to any… more

Last Shift for “Cops: Skyrim” (for now)

The final patrol this season for the guards of the Nerdist Channel’s Cops: Skyrim has the lawmen dealing with indecent exposure, weapons restocking, dragon removal, and other drudgery. And if… more

Fantastic Fest 2012: The Best Jury Duty Ever

Five dollars a day, hours seated in a generic room watching boilerplate instructional videos, any possible number of days in which to fall behind on your work and lose money…… more

When Pigs Fly: More Gameplay Details For “Bad Piggies”

Rovio has revealed some details about the gameplay in the new Angry Birds don’t-call-it-a-spinoff game Bad Piggies in a piece over at Yahoo! Games today, and the idea is not,… more

The Indoor Kids #63: Justice Face and Jonah Ray

Today Kumail and Emily welcome one of their besties, Jonah Ray (you may know who he is), to discuss suspenseful TV, games we’re playing, how we’d stock our personal arcades,… more

Beta’d: Please Welcome The Wii U

On November 18, you can finally wait in line to buy the Wii U. This week, Nintendo announced the release date and pricing of its next home console. There are… more

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

‘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