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The Legacy Music Hour #89: Pro Wrestling Games

The main event for Episode 89 is Pro Wrestling Games.  Brent and Rob body slam their way through the myriad of wrestling video games released during the 8-bit and 16-bit… more

The Indoor Kids #53: Gaming School with Adam Sessler

Kumail and Emily welcome Adam Sessler to the show to talk about how he became one of the most well-respected industry voices (hint: it involves banks), what he plans on… 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

Pickstarter: Our Favorite Crowdfunded Projects 7/8

This week’s Pickstarter brings us a documentary about the celebration of the imaginary, an internship on the moon, and a way to bring your iPhone games to the TV with… more

Goonies vs. Wonka on “Tournament of Nerds”

This week’s showdown on the Nerdist Channel’s Tournament of Nerds asks the question: Who would win in a fight, the Goonies or Willy Wonka? On the one hand, you have… more

The Legacy Music Hour #88: Konami 2

Brent and Rob take another look at the legendary company Konami, originally focused on in Episode 23, but this time digging much deeper in to the Konami library and discovering… more

James Gunn Brings “Lollipop Chainsaw” to the Indoor Kids (NSFW)

Kumail and Emily welcome James Gunn to the couch on this week’s Nerdist Channel edition of The Indoor Kids to talk about, and play, “Lollipop Chainsaw.” You heard him talk… more

The Indoor Kids #52: Ignoring the Sun in Santa Barbara!

This week, Kumail and Emily are on vacation in beautiful Santa Barbara, which means that Emily got sunburned the first day and we’ve spent the rest of the time playing… more

Beta’d: “Company of Heroes 2″

Welcome back to Beta’d, Nerdist’s weekly look at the world of upcoming videogames. This week saw the release of the first trailer for THQ’s Company of Heroes 2. THQ showed… more

The Legacy Music Hour #87: Kazuo Hanzawa

The work of composer Kazuo Hanzawa, aka Norio Hanzawa, is the focus of Episode 87.  Originally a Konami employee, Kazuo moved on to work for the company Treasure.  With an… more

Atari at 40

Wednesday was Atari’s 40th birthday. This will mean more to some of you — let’s call you “old” — than others, but the significance of what became known as the… more

Nerdist Podcast: James Gunn

James Gunn comes on the podcast to talk about his new video game Lollipop Chainsaw, everyone talks about their coffee addictions and all their favorite TV shows right now! Follow @… more

The Indoor Kids #51: Keith Apicary/Nathan Barnatt

First The Indoor Kids talk with Keith Apicary, video game fan boy, whose overzealous demeanor has gotten him kicked out of video game events and conventions from coast to coast…. more

Beta’d: “Injustice,” The Ultimate “Who Would Win In A Fight?”

Welcome back to Beta’d, dear reader, for another heapin’ helping of the latest in all things gaming. Today, we’re taking a look at one of the most buzzed-about games of… more

The Bloody Adventures Of 8-Bitham Lincoln

If you’re already willing to humor the idea of Abraham Lincoln: Bounty Hunter, why not go all the way and have Honest Abe take an axe to the bloodsuckers in… more

The Legacy Music Hour #86: Outer Space

Brent and Rob go where no man has gone before: outer space.  That is, they focus on space related games and space levels for Episode 86.  And truth be told,… more

A Primer On 8-Bit Art

Last week, PBS’ “Off Book” series of online reports did a piece on 8-bit art. It looks at the evolution of the form from video games to its present state…. more

Let’s Punch Jonah Again with “The Indoor Kids”

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s The Indoor Kids, it’s part 2 of Kumail and Emily’s session with the Nerdist Podcast’s Jonah Ray. They’re still playing Punch-Out. Punching Jonah, even… more

The Indoor Kids #50: OCD Gaming Moments with Film Crit Hulk

This week, Kumail and Emily welcome their good pal Film Crit Hulk to talk about all the obsessive achievement-hunting, score-beating, game-finishing moments of our gaming lives, from childhood on. Plus… more

Beta’d: First Look At Star Trek: The Game

Welcome to Beta’d, our new weekly column devoted to video game news, reviews, demos and beta releases. This week we’re taking our first look from E3 at Star Trek: The… more

The Legacy Music Hour #85: Ending Music 2

Brent and Rob say goodbye in this episode, many times, in fact, because Episode 85 is all about Ending Music – and their second time with this topic at that (… more

Working “2nd Watch” With Wil Wheaton

When the first season of Falling Skies ended in a pretty shocking cliffhanger, we immediately wanted to talk about it with someone. Sure, we finally caught up to actress Jessy… more

Angry Eagles

I am, as I may have mentioned on occasion here, a longtime, rabid, Philadelphia Eagles fan. (Don’t judge me.) Like everyone else on Earth, I like playing Angry Birds. Eagles… more

Minecraft: A Quick Non-Primer on Maps

I’ve been playing Minecraft for a month or so now and I can’t find my house. Or any of my houses. Or underground lairs. Or small lava pools or pig… more