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Nerdist News: X-Men News X-Plosion!

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Purple Lights and NFL Pros: My First CALL OF DUTY Tournament

Images courtesy of Activision I finally get it. I mean, conceptually, I “got” eSports as a thing people do, but all of the interlocking pieces that make it a business,… more

Amy Hennig Joins Visceral Games as Creative Director on New STAR WARS Game

We knew that Amy Hennig wouldn’t go long without finding a new home after her departure from Naughty Dog Studios last month, but no one expected her impending destination to… 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
 

What’s Free This Month: MERCENARY KINGS, HITMAN, ARKHAM CITY, DEADLIGHT

Cozy up next to your consoles this month, because April showers consist of some awesome free games for your heat-radiating hardware, including the side scrolling shooter, Mercenary Kings, which makes… more

Nerdist News: Exclusive FANTASTIC FOUR Details Revealed!

Who’s ready for some brain-blasting Nerdist News this fine Wednesday? Let’s get to it! On the show today you’ll get a look at the first trailer for this summer’s other … more

Amazon Announces New Video And Game Streaming Device, Fire TV

It wasn’t an April Fool’s joke, guys: Amazon unveiled its own new video and game streaming device, Amazon Fire TV, during a press conference today in New York. Amazon Fire… more
 

MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR Gets Release Date, Box Art

The month of October just got a lot more interesting, as Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions have just slated Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for an October 7, 2014… more

Life Complete! GOAT SIMULATOR Is Now Available On Steam

Aw, snap! It looks like our craving for nonsensical goat mayhem is about to be satisfied today, because the new G.O.A.T. (Greatest Of All Time) in town,… more

Do You Have What it Takes to be Google’s Ultimate POKEMON Master?

Do you get charged-up by Zekrom? Know exactly where those fickle Flygon likes to hide out? Champion Charizard wrangler? Then Google wants you to tackle their latest role: Pokémon… more
 

CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS EXTINCTION: Episode 2 Mayday Trailer

New nightmares arrive in Call of Duty: Ghosts’ latest Extinction episode, Mayday. The story continues with new terrors such as the insidious wall-crawling “Seeder” and the skyscraper-sized “Kraken.” And while… more

Here’s The New Trailer For THE WOLF AMONG US: Episode 3

The newest trailer for The Wolf Among Us has graced us with its presence today and my blood is already boiling to get my hands on it. This thing is… more

Nerdist News: Shocking Star Wars Details, Astonishing Next-Gen Gaming Update, and the Apple MetaPhone!

Hey hey and happy Tuesday, friends! The internet is a fictional news minefield today, so lucky for you our episode of Nerdist News is 100% genuine*! We’ve got details on… more
 

Kiss Your Productivity Goodbye, RAPPY BIRD Has Arrived

Damn, damn, damnit! Sega decided their April Fools joke would be to impede on everyone’s productivity by releasing an overly addictive desktop version of Flappy Bird, and man did they… more

Professor Hardwick Teaches Us The ’80s On CHAOTIC AWESOME

If some of your fondest memories of the ’80s saw you guzzling juice out of sippy cups over Saturday morning episodes of Pee-wee’s Playhouse, then this episode of Bite… more

Phil Spencer Becomes Head Of Microsoft’s Xbox Division

There’s a new Sheriff in Xbox town, folks, as Microsoft has announced that Phil Spencer will be leading the charge as the new head of the Xbox division. The former… more
 

Rumor: AMAZON To Unveil Game Console April 2

There’s a possibility that a new challenger will enter the console showdown this week, as rumors have been circulating about an Amazon-manufactured video game system being revealed in New York… more

Ultimate Disney Vs. Capcom — FIGHT!

What happens when Disney characters collide with the universe of Marvel vs. Capcom? Thanks to artist Michael Villamejor, finding out is less than a wave dash away. He’s reimagined… more

The Indoor Kids #142: Sim Life with Thomas Middleditch

Today the Kids welcome Thomas Middleditch, friend and Kumail’s fellow cast member of Silicon Valley, to talk about how his girlfriend has to hide games from him, his troubles with… more
 

Saturday: LIVE STREAM of Nerdist Gaming Panel from Emerald City Comicon

It’s a brave new world of gaming these days, as technology and creativity have combined in a way that’s never been done before. We’ll go right out on a limb… more

Classic Arcade Bar ‘EightyTwo’ Opens Doors in Los Angeles

The golden age of arcades dominated the scene in the early 1980s.  Although we’ve grown accustomed to our at-home gaming environments, there’s nothing quite like the social experience of plugging… more

Nerdist News: New Batman Villain Revealed!

How’s it hanging, my fine feathered friends? We’ve got a special treat for you: our fearless leader Chris Hardwick is filling in for Jessica Chobot on today’s Nerdist News! We’ve… more
 

SONIC Dashes Through Hyrule In New LOST WORLD DLC

Hold your Hyrulian horses folks: The latest downloadable content pack for Sonic Lost World is here and it’s sporting all kinds of shades of green. In The Legend of… more

Pickstarter: It’s So Bad! The Power Mitt Oven Glove

Tired of burning your hands while reaching for that meatloaf in your oven? Scream in agony no longer – the world’s baddest oven mitt is here to save the day;… more

Throthgar’s Top Ten Scary Games: Don’t Play These Games In The Dark!

There are some games that no matter what you do, you’ll find them to be totally unplayable. You’d think it’s because these games are too difficult or too buggy, but… more