The Geekbox

The Geekbox

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Are you a geek? Do you like geeky stuff? Do you like listening to other geeks talk about geeky stuff? Join professional nerds Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, Justin Haywald, Ryan Higgins, and Alice Liang as they sound off on the latest happenings in the worlds of gaming, film, television, and comics. Head over to www.geekbox.net for the latest — new episode every Tuesday night!
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Jan 15 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss pushing 40, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, confusing movie budgets, Arcade1UP, Spider-Man (minor spoiler warning), Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island, Super NES for Switch, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Overwatch, video games and…
497
Jan 8 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss the 1UPocalypse’s 10th anniversary, Mario’s many jobs, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Spider-Man fan fiction, One-Punch Man, Last Year: The Nightmare, Steam vs. Epic, the value of games, The Messenger, Celeste, Aquaman, the…
The Geekbox: Epispde 496
Jan 1 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss New Year’s Eve, Blizzard’s axed CFO, the Arcade1UP, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Video Power, You Might Be the Killer, Aquaman, the holiday box office, Mary Poppins Returns, Star Wars, and the truth about Santa Claus. Starring Ryan…
495
Dec 18, 2018 • 58 min
Wherein we discuss World of Warcraft’s 8.1 patch, the end of the Heroes Global Championship, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo not understanding how patch notes work, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, Spider-Man, Elseworlds, Batwoman,…
494
Dec 11, 2018 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the Arrowverse’s Elseworlds crossover, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Avengers: Endgame, The Toxic Avenger, the inevitable Marvel Cinematic Universe reboot, Bumblebee, Godzilla: King of the Monsters,…
493
Dec 4, 2018 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss Captain Marvel, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse, Shang-Chi, Daredevil’s cancellation, the Arrowverse’s Elseworlds crossover, the correct Green Arrow canon, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Dead by Daylight, Spider-Man, Hearthstone,…
492
Nov 27, 2018 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss Black Friday, the logistics of a chronological Disney marathon, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Shudder, Dinners of Death with Joe Bob Briggs, USA Up All Night, Dude Bro Party Massacre III, Spider-Man, weird…
491
Nov 20, 2018 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss the northern California wildfires, inverted video game controls, 4K televisions, Red Dead Redemption II, Drawful, Octopath Traveler, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Arrow vs. Batwoman, theme songs for TV shows, Once Upon a Deadpool,…
490
Nov 6, 2018 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss Halloween, Hocus Pocus, Last Year: The Nightmare, the Discord Store, Dead by Daylight, Blizzcon 2018, Warcraft III: Reforged, Diablo Immortal, (the lack of) Diablo IV, Lindsey Stirling, Overwatch, World of Warcraft Classic, and the…
489
Oct 30, 2018 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss sportsball, Windjammers, Red Dead Redemption II, and the evolving nature of open-world games. Starring Ryan Scott and Ryan Higgins.
488
Oct 23, 2018 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss Dick Tracy, 4K TVs, horror movies, Halloween, Red Dead Redemption II, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, the Arrowverse’s Elseworlds crossover, Batwoman, Soulcalibur VI, Dark Souls for Switch, World of…
487
Oct 16, 2018 • 91 min
Wherein we discuss Dark Souls Remastered, Overwatch, insane consumption, Red Dead Redemption 2, James Gunn and Suicide Squad 2, Titans (and the DC Universe app), Nintendo Switch Online, Metal Gear Solid V for a series newbie, Aladdin, Lady Gaga, HBO’s…
486
Oct 9, 2018 • 91 min
Wherein we discuss babby stuff, Mandy, Rob Zombie’s Halloween, Venom, Doctor Who, The Good Place, Game of Thrones, Mega Man 11, Red Dead Redemption II, Kingdom Hearts (and Square Enix’s weird game names), the death of Google Plus, Dragalia Lost, and…
485
Oct 2, 2018 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss The Art of Super Mario Odyssey, Renaissance Faire, Mega Man 11, Soulcalibur VI, Friday the 13th: The Game, World of Warcraft Classic, when entertainment worlds collide, Birds of Prey, the Question, and Better Call Saul. Starring…
484
Sep 25, 2018 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss getting old, Child’s Play (and other remakes), the Christmas film season, Halloween, Gary Kurtz, the death of Telltale Games, Bat-wang, dumb fads, World of Warcraft, and Better Call Saul (spoiler warning!). Starring Ryan Scott and…
483
Sep 11, 2018 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss the ideal camera position for an audio-only podcast, living in the basement, the worst gambling habits, the latest update on Higgins’ retro gaming room, Samurai Shodown, Nintendo (in-) Direct, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, Mega…
482
Sep 4, 2018 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss the 2018 US Open, Riverdale, Jessica Jones, Netflix binge-watching fatigue, The IT Crowd, Better Call Saul (mild spoiler warning!), Fargo, Police Academy 8 (and other dumb movie announcements), the end of the PlayStation 2, Warcraft…
481
Aug 28, 2018 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, The World of Warcraft Diary, the tragic Jacksonville shooting, Alec Baldwin in the Joker origin movie, the fate of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, A Quiet Place, our toy-collecting habits, and…
480
Aug 21, 2018 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, Diablo III for Nintendo Switch, Blizzard at Gamescom 2018, DuckTales’ season 1 finale (spoiler warning!), Coco, our tolerance for bad art, investing for retirement, and Better Call Saul…
479
Aug 14, 2018 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, The Wild Storm, Batwoman vs. the Internet, Twitter vs. Instagram, plagiarism, Better Call Saul’s season 4 premiere (spoiler warning!), Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Christopher Robin, and…
478
Aug 7, 2018 • 48 min
Wherein we discuss serious illin’, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth’s pre-expansion event, people who get a little too caught up in their fiction, really nerdy Warcraft lore speculation, Fantastic Four, and the fact that our world has reached…
477
Jul 31, 2018 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss the good old days of magazines, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth’s pre-launch event, Overwatch League on ESPN2, Octopath Traveler, the inevitable demise of MoviePass, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the insane Hollywood…
476
Jul 24, 2018 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Green Lantern, Aquaman, Worlds of DC, Shazam, DC Universe, Stargirl, Titans, Iron Fist season 2, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot, Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows, Octopath Traveler, World of Warcraft:…
475
Jul 17, 2018 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss Who Is America?, Shovel Knight, Octopath Traveler, Mega Man X9 (?!), Aquaman, Shazam, Nathan Fillion’s Uncharted, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Braving Britannia, Ultima Online, Venture Bros., Rick and Morty, and ragequitting hard…
474
Jul 10, 2018 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss Shovel Knight, 20XX, indie games on the Nintendo Switch, DuckTales (and Gummi Bears!), The Walking Dead, Sharp Objects, DC’s upcoming movies, Jared Leto’s nonsense, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Thanos vs. Reddit, and the Frankenstein’s…
473
Jul 3, 2018 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss laser rifles, Summer Games Done Quick, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe pro tips, Mario Tennis Aces, Wimbledon, Batman and Catwoman, Star Wars (and its craziest fans), Tom King, Halloween 2018, Preacher, and the Resident Evil 2 remake. Starring…
472
Jun 26, 2018 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss nitpicking the things we love, Mario Tennis Aces, recommending stuff to people, Mister Miracle, and the Westworld season 2 finale (spoiler warning!). Starring Ryan Scott and Ryan Higgins.
471
Jun 19, 2018 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss E3 2018’s press conferences, Fortnite on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo’s big lack of announcements, Super Mario Party, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Hollow Knight, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, anime fighting games, Octopath…
470
Jun 12, 2018 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss the year of the reaper, E3 2018, Tetris Effect, EA Origin Access Premiere, Anthem, Halo Infinite,Kingdom Hearts III, Fallout 76, Battletoads, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Cyberpunk 2077, The Elder Scrolls VI, Scarlet, Shadow of the…
469
Jun 8, 2018 • 55 min
Wherein we discuss the world’s bestest dogs, Starbound, analysis paralysis in open-world games, Mario Tennis Aces, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Westworld, our favorite cosmetic junk in video games, and the cool stuff our parents did that backfired on…
468
May 15, 2018 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss Netflix shows vs. cable shows, Jeopardy’s future hosts, DuckTales (spoiler warning!), Krypton, Booster Gold, Bill & Ted Face the Music, Monster Hunter: The Movie, the top 10 highest-grossing video game movies, Westworld (spoiler…
467
May 8, 2018 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss May the 4th, Ryan Higgins’ very busy days, Nintendo Switch Online, Ice Climber, replaying old Wii and Wii U games, God of War, Dragon’s Crown Pro, Cobra Kai, Avengers: Infinity War (major spoiler warning!), and Venom. Starring Ryan…
466
May 1, 2018 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss the pain of loss, our tenuous grasp on medical science, our beloved friend Andrew Fitch, and (somehow in the midst of all this) Aquaman. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, and Ryan Higgins.
465
Apr 17, 2018 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss Action Comics #1000, blank comic book covers, 1001 Arabian Nights, Batman: White Knight, Dominion, Welcome Back to the Dungeon, Pandemic: Iberia, Sega Ages (and the future of the Virtual Console), Mega Man, things that we got hooked…
464
Apr 10, 2018 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss Andrew Fitch, Facebook vs. the world, data privacythe worst solution to Westworld season 2 spoilers, the horrors of CBR, Black Panther, good and bad movie villains, New Mutants, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, and mundane…
463
Apr 3, 2018 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss the Twin Peaks tour, getting shown the door at Nintendo, the Museum of Pop Culture, Fortnite: Battle Royale, Puzzle Fighter, Crane Game Toreba, Spirit Island, DC Comics Deck-Building Game: Rebirth, Bloodborne vs. Dark Souls, and…
The Geekbox: Epispde 462
Mar 20, 2018 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss Nintendo, Celeste, Into the Breach, Krypton trivia games, Dr. Mario, Ava DuVernay’s New Gods, Avengers: Infinity War, Disney vs. Fox, The Shape of Water, boring Oscar-bait movies, Pirates of the Caribbean, Indiana Jones 5, DC’s…
461
Mar 13, 2018 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss predicting the future, game show auditions, Rick and Morty, Nintendo Direct, Luigi’s Mansion, WarioWare Gold, Okami HD, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Dark Souls Remastered, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Splatoon 2, Mario…
460
Mar 6, 2018 • 97 min
Wherein we discuss the 2018 Oscars, The Shape of Water, Blade Runner 2049, The Disaster Artist, Mister Miracle, Jack Kirby’s Fourth World, Jack Kirby vs. Shakespeare, Rick and Morty, Final Fantasy VI, Celeste, the Nintendo Switch’s one-year…
459
Feb 27, 2018 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss lazy Sundays, Castlevania, Mega Man done quick, Mister Miracle, more of our DCEU dream movies, Black Panther, The Gifted, The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale, Thor Frog, and Avengers: Infinity War. Starring Ryan Scott and…
458
Feb 21, 2018 • 109 min
Wherein we discuss dog stuff, Final Fantasy VI, Nioh, ‘the Dark Souls of X,’ playing Dark Souls the wrong way, revisiting Bayonetta, Black Panther, the worst James Bond movies, Higgins’ (updated) Marvel Cinematic Universe movie ranking, Thor:…
457
Feb 13, 2018 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss the Suicide Squad, the end of Zack Snyder’s dumb superhero movie career, Michael Bay’s Lobo, upcoming superhero movies, Star Wars overload, Tommy Wiseau as the Joker, repairing old video game consoles, World of Warcraft: Battle for…
456
Feb 6, 2018 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss Super Bowl ads, Cloverfield, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Switch vs. Wii U, the best-selling (and worst-selling) Legend of Zelda games, the upcoming Super Mario movie, Blizzard World, Nintendo Switch Online, Mario Kart Tour, Final…
455
Jan 30, 2018 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss awesome dogs, seeing the Whose Line Is It Anyway? live show, watching The Room for the first time in 2018, Indiana Jones 5, Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers, Monster Hunter: World, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, our favorite fourth…
454
Jan 23, 2018 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss adorable doggies, collecting Nintendo Power (and other classic Nintendo stuff), playing old games on emulators, Nintendo Labo, custom Amiibo, World of Warcraft patch 7.3.5, the Clue remake, the RoboCop remake, The Punisher, Duke…
453
Jan 16, 2018 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss Google Arts & Culture, the best of 2017, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Nier: Automata, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Amiibo scanning issues, Nintendo’s thorough domination of 2017, all the awesome Switch games,…
452
Jan 9, 2018 • 91 min
Wherein we discuss Black Mirror, Mr. Robot, kids in theaters, The X-Files, Dragon Quest IV (and other grindy old RPGs), Paper Mario, lifestyle games, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Justice League,…
451
Jan 1, 2018 • 108 min
Wherein we discuss loss, the holidays, visiting Twin Peaks, bad moviegoing experiences, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (major spoiler warning!). Starring Ryan Scott and Ryan Higgins.
450
Dec 12, 2017 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disney and Fox, The Game Awards, Bayonetta 3, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, all things Harry Potter, Quentin Tarantino’s R-rated Star Trek, Death Stranding, Soulcalbur VI, South Park: The Fractured But…
449
Dec 5, 2017 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss Star Wars tickets, the Museum of Ice Cream, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Mega Man 11, Heroes & Villains Fan Fest, Arrow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Punisher, Brawl in Cell Block 99, Justice League, Coco, Psych: The…
448
Nov 21, 2017 • 89 min
Wherein we discuss Doomsday Clock, Justice League (spoiler warning!), Zack Snyder, deleted scenes, the Legion of DOOOOOOOOM, bad villains, Mother Boxes, super-mustaches, wild action scenes in comic book movies, iconic theme songs, Jake Gyllenhaal, the…
447
Nov 15, 2017 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss the Wii U games that we need on Switch, Day of the Devs, Papers Please: The Movie, very bad people in the entertainment industry, Super Mario Odyssey, Star Wars: Battlefront II, loot boxes, EA vs. the Switch, the console generations…
446
Nov 7, 2017 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss Thor: Ragnarok, BlizzCon 2017, World of Warcraft Classic, the WoW leveling experience in 2017, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, Overwatch’s new support hero, Heroes of the Storm, the Hearthstone Dungeon Run, Super Mario…
445
Oct 31, 2017 • 105 min
Wherein we discuss BlizzCon loot, World of Warcraft, car accidents, Mario vs. Zelda (vs. Metroid vs. Pokemon…), Super Mario Odyssey, instructive level design, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Princess Peach,…
444
Oct 24, 2017 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss the awesomeness of the Nintendo Switch, Stardew Valley, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch vs. Wii U, Animal Crossing: cell phone version, our Super Smash Bros. conspiracy theories, Doom, the future of the Nintendo…
443
Oct 17, 2017 • 64 min
Wherein we discuss fishing expeditions, the Haunted Mansion (and the Winchester Mystery House), superhero TV shows, Doctor Who, video game quality control, Overwatch, logging way too many hours in Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms, World of…
442
Oct 10, 2017 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss earthquakes, Blade Runner 2049, the Alamo Drafthouse, spoilers and the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, DuckTales, the crazy continuity of the Duck universe, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Divinity: Original Sin 2, Golf Story,…
441
Oct 3, 2017 • 96 min
Wherein we discuss selling comics, bad map apps, the Super NES Classic, Star Fox 2, Mario and Zelda speedruns, Punch-Out!!, Golf Story, Super Mario Odyssey, Inhumans, comic book TV shows, DuckTales (and out-of-order episodes), Cuphead, Blade Runner…
440
Sep 26, 2017 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss dumb Internet websites, Deathsmiles, long games vs. short games, Metroid: Samus Returns, the spirit of Satoru Iwata, Golf Story, Star Trek: Discovery, digital streaming services, DuckTales, behind the scenes of Disney World, and…
439
Sep 19, 2017 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss third-party Nintendo Switch game announcements, Nintendo arcade games on the Switch, video game subscription services, Project Octopath Traveler, Metroid: Samus Returns, motion-controlled NES Golf, killer earthquakes, Halloween…
438
Sep 12, 2017 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss Justin’s upcoming babby, watching Zack Snyder ramble about making movies, Twin Peaks, HelloFresh, Destiny 2, Dragon Quest, Metroid: Samus Returns, Super Mario Odyssey, World of Warcraft patch 7.3 (and the long-term future of…
437
Sep 5, 2017 • 99 min
Wherein we discuss the Game of Thrones season 6 finale (spoiler warning!), the Twin Peaks season 3 finale (spoiler warning… sort of?), Riverdale, Defenders, Inhumans, The Tick, superhero fatigue, Justice League, and Batman and Harley Quinn. Starring…
436
Aug 29, 2017 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss Game of Thrones (no spoilers this week!), Hurricane Harvey, Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer, Overwatch’s big Mercy changes, Dragon Warrior, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Hellboy, Neuromancer, Netflix vs. cable, Blade Runner…
435
Aug 22, 2017 • 53 min
Wherein we discuss having good Internets, DuckTales, Doctor Who, the solar eclipse, Game of Thrones (spoiler warning!), Defenders vs. Avengers, Red Letter Media vs. Ghostbusters, and getting bored at work. Starring Ryan Scott, Justin Haywald, Ryan…
434
Aug 15, 2017 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss the DuckTales premiere, Game of Thrones (spoiler warning!), our favorite Game of Thrones villains, the Doctor Who season finale, Twin Peaks, video game crossovers that we want, Nintendo Switch thoughts, and our favorite games of…
433
Aug 8, 2017 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss the new-and-improved Comics Conspiracy, ketchup vs. mayonnaise in Splatoon 2, Game of Thrones (spoiler warning!), the confusing history of Captain Marvel, Deadpool and Cable, Twin Peaks, DuckTales, the perks of visiting places that…
432
Jul 25, 2017 • 97 min
Wherein we discuss our last week at Comics Conspiracy 1.0, Adam’s kitty cat, Game of Thrones bobbleheads (and Game of Thrones), adventures in Canada, Geekbox en Espanol, tattoos, San Diego Comic-Con 2017, Justice League, Stranger Things, Westworld,…
431
Jul 18, 2017 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss the big Doctor Who casting news, Ed Sheeran, Game of Thrones (spoiler warning!), Kingdom Hearts III, Jackie Chan, D23 2017, Aladdin, Hamilton, Tim Burton’s Dumbo, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disneyland, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge,…
430
Jul 11, 2017 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss Hamilton vs. boredom, Johnny Depp, Baby Driver, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, The Dark Tower, Luc Besson, Castlevania, New Warriors, Fire Emblem Echoes, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Ever Oasis,…
429
Jul 4, 2017 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss Independence Day, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Wonder Woman, the Star Wars: Han Solo film’s production woes, the evolution of Disneyland, career advice, the most desirable fantasy pets, GLOW, our favorite bad movies,…
428
Jun 27, 2017 • 110 min
Wherein we discuss sportsball, the Super NES Classic, Nintendo’s virtual console, finally getting to the end of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (major spoiler warning),Friday the 13th: The Game, Fargo, Better Call Saul (major spoiler warning),…
427
Jun 20, 2017 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss E3 Expo 2017, Metroid vs. first-person shooters, River City Ransom, video game sales numbers, Grand Theft Auto V’s modding controversy, Mario + Rabbids, Super Mario Odyssey, Metroid: Samus Returns, cross-console compatibility, epic…
426
Jun 14, 2017 • 118 min
Wherein we discuss Adam West, Wonder Woman, the DC Extended Universe, E3 2017, the parade of press conferences, Star Wars Battlefront II, A Way Out, Anthem, the Xbox One X, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Ori and the Will of…
425
Jun 6, 2017 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss the 2017 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, Monument Valley 2, Hamilton, Wonder Woman (spoiler warning!), Justice League, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, some pro tips for Friday the 13th: The Game, E3 2017 predictions, Super Smash…
424
May 30, 2017 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss the Internet Archive, FanimeCon 2017, Voltron, live-action anime adaptations, Cutie Honey, Castlevania, the true definition of Japanese animation, Twin Peaks, The Keepers, Friday the 13th: The Game, and Comics Conspiracy’s big move….
423
May 23, 2017 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss tromping through the wilds of Ireland, eating blood, the angry streets of London, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Doctor Who, Injustice 2, Heroes of the Storm, Twin Peaks, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Better Call Saul, and name…
422
May 16, 2017 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss the Magic Castle, Nintendo Switches on planes, wacky airplane policies, DC’s Doomsday Clock special (and its really confusing continuity), Nintendo’s mobile games, Hearthstone, the E3 press conferences, the “death” of MP3, tweaking…
421
May 9, 2017 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss Justin’s awesome EarthBound wedding, secrets to a happy marriage, ferrets and eagles and snakes, the whitest dancing, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Blade Runner 2049, Alien: Covenant, and Indiana Jones. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam…
420
May 2, 2017 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Internet spoilers, repairing Nintendo handhelds, dorky collector shrines, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Heroes of the Storm 2.0, the New Nintendo 2DS XL, iterative Nintendo Switch hardware, Mega Man Legacy…
419
Apr 25, 2017 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss Adam’s first time, NPD sales data for March, What Remains of Edith Finch, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, Ryan Scott’s DuckTales speedrun, the Twitch affiliate program, Wild Guns Reloaded, Bayonetta 3, Persona 5, Doctor Who, The…
418
Apr 18, 2017 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss Disney facts, Star Wars animatronics, Instagram puppets, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Disney Afternoon Collection, the death of the NES Classic Edition, the Nintendo Switch’s phenomenal launch month, Super Smash Bros. Melee, new…
417
Apr 11, 2017 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss honeymoon surprises, the most inconvenient of overbooked flights, Get Out, Your Name, Ghost in the Shell, Persona 5, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, drunk sportsball fans, Arms, Thor: Ragnarok, The Expanse vs. Sharknado,…
416
Apr 4, 2017 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss Boss Baby, real babbys, Ghost in the Shell, Resident Evil, DNA tests, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Beauty and the Beast, Legion, Iron Fist, Marvel Comics vs. diversity, chess vs. “real” board games,…
415
Mar 28, 2017 • 91 min
Wherein we discuss Ryan Scott’s return, more The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild adventures, Switch JoyCon fixes, Super Mario Run, StarCraft Remastered, World of Warcraft Patch 7.2, the death of Battle.net, Not Han Solo, Mystery Science Theater…
414
Mar 21, 2017 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss recording non-corporealy, Alice’s adventures in Hyrule, Beauty & The Beast, Iron Fist, Young Pope, Kong, Mass Effect: Andromeda, the Disney Afternoon Collection, and some listener questions. Starring Ryan Higgins, Justin…
413
Mar 17, 2017 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss broken Nintendo Switch docks, video game activity logs, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, Neo Geo games on the Switch, Logan, Iron Fist, DuckTales, Wonder Woman, the great games that we had…
412
Mar 10, 2017 • 111 min
Wherein we discuss Nerds Without Pants, the Nintendo Switch, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, terrible taste in music, 1-2-Switch, and the future of the Virtual Console. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, Justin Haywald, and Ryan Higgins, with…
411
Feb 28, 2017 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss the 2017 Academy Awards, the Oscar Award-winning Suicide Squad, the big Nintendo Switch pre-release event, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Splatoon 2, Arms, Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers, the JoyCon…
410
Feb 21, 2017 • 110 min
Wherein we discuss Bryce and Toby’s Secret Origins, tons of Nintendo Switch info, stealing a Switch, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Season Pass, Final Fantasy XV, Lego Batman, live-action Lion King, and a bunch of listener questions. Starring…
409
Feb 14, 2017 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss things that are other things, GDC 2017, Nioh, Fire Emblem Heroes, the hardest star in Super Mario Galaxy, Paper Mario, the Nintendo Switch, The Lego Batman Movie, Powerless, Legion, the X-Men movies, Zack Snyder, the would-be…
408
Feb 7, 2017 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss the Defenders of the Triforce escape room, Nioh, Fire Emblem Heroes, Beauty and the Beast, Disney World’s Hall of President changes, forgotten hobbies, Overwatch’s appeal, game mechanics that we dislike, our unpopular food opinions,…
407
Feb 3, 2017 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss the zombie apocalypse, John Hurt, 1984, Doctor Who, Resident Evil 7, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Split, this year’s Oscar nominees, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, esports, Awesome Games Done Quick, cheat codes in games, and the famous…
406
Jan 28, 2017 • 97 min
Wherein we discuss 2017, the 7th annual Geekbox Awards, The Last Guardian, World of Warcraft: Legion, Overwatch, Black Mirror, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Westworld, Game of Thrones, Better Call Saul, Planet Earth II, The Jungle Book, Midnight…
405
Jan 20, 2017 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss our 8th anniversary, the Nintendo Switch, Splatoon 2, Mother 3, Half-Life 3, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, New Super Mario Bros. U, Super Mario Odyssey, crazy Mario/Wario theories, Metroid, Fire Emblem Warriors, Arms, Has-Been Heroes, Ultra…
404
Jan 10, 2017 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss the hard-hitting investigative journalism of Teen Vogue, Doctor Who, Sherlock, La La Land, late-night TV, the Nintendo Switch, our favorite Legend of Zelda games, wrong facts, alternate realities, launching trash into the sun, and…
403
Jan 5, 2017 • 122 min
Wherein we discuss 2017 vs. 2016, Carrie Fisher, the Darth Vader comic series, some big Nintendo Switch rumors, Mother 3 on Virtual Console, Fire Emblem: Awakening, The Last Guardian, Doctor Who (spoiler warning!), Sherlock, video games for Christmas,…
402
Dec 21, 2016 • 94 min
Wherein we discuss Bipedal Dog, Super Mario Run, Super Mario Maker, Zelda Randomizer, the original NES design, Star Wars: Rogue One (or the lack thereof), Justice League Action, (finally) getting back to Stranger Things and Luke Cage (mild spoilers!),…
401
Dec 15, 2016 • 56 min
Wherein we discuss surgery woes, Doctor Strange, Arrival, Hamilton, Super Nintendo World, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, the Zelda Symphony of the Goddesses, Dragon Quest VII, beating games, and deals with the devil. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam…
400
Dec 8, 2016 • 99 min
Wherein we discuss the brief and glorious return of Greg Ford, the Westworld season 1 finale (massive spoiler warning), the nature of “mystery box” shows, Game of Thrones vs. Westworld, TV marathons, The Walking Dead, the Marvel television universe,…
399
Nov 30, 2016 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss Westworld (spoiler warning!), Arrival, Doctor Strange, Ron Glass, The Legend of Zelda, Pokemon Sun & Moon, Overcooked, Fire Emblem, Final Fantasy XV, Black Friday, Jack Frost, and the stuff we watch to de-stress. Starring Ryan…
398
Nov 23, 2016 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss the NES Classic Edition, the exotic land of Canada, Ghost in the Shell, Beauty and the Beast, Westworld (spoiler warning!), how comic books work, and music in video games. Starring Ryan Scott, Justin Haywald, and Ryan Higgins, with…
397
Nov 8, 2016 • 104 min
Wherein we discuss Marvel Comics’ botched get-out-the-vote initiative, BlizzCon 2016, Diablo III, World of Warcraft’s upcoming patches, Overwatch’s newest character, Warcraft IV (or the lack thereof), Dungeons & Dragons, John Cleese & Eric…
396
Nov 2, 2016 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss Halloween, some Nintendo Switch updates and corrections, cartridge costs, the logistics of a mobile dock, Switch vs. 3DS, Westworld, Doctor Strange, the Marvel movie formula, The Flash, our most cherished Super NES memories, TRON,…
395
Oct 28, 2016 • 96 min
Wherein we discuss David S. Pumpkins, the IMDb message boards, Westworld (spoiler warning!), The Walking Dead’s season premiere (massive spoiler warning!), the Nintendo Switch, The Accountant, dumb annoyances in video games, the future of VR, and…
The Geekbox: Nintendo Switch Special
Oct 21, 2016 • 62 min
This is the audio-only version of a special video episode of the Geekbox, where we discuss the newly announced Nintendo Switch. Starring Ryan Scott and Ryan Higgins.
394
Oct 18, 2016 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss chatting on the Internet, PlayStation VR, Harmonix Music VR, Thumper, Rez Infinite, RIGS Mechanized Combat League, Wayward Sky, Playroom VR, PlayStation VR Worlds, The London Heist, killer VR apps, Westworld vs. Lost, Red Dead…
393
Oct 13, 2016 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss Patreon changes, Sunnyvale’s most wanted, Cookie Clicker, Supergirl, Luke Cage (spoiler warning!), Star Trek’s evilest admirals, Logan, Iron Fist, Power Rangers, Doctor Strange, Pirates of the Caribbean, Fallout (and other…
392
Oct 6, 2016 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss the Disneyland Halloween party, Blizzard’s rebranding of Battle.net, Westworld, Luke Cage, Sherlock’s possible end, our favorite Doctors, the death of American arcades, our Christmas video game memories, and cool cyberpunk anatomy….
391
Sep 27, 2016 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss Gotham, Shameless, Supergirl, The Path, Mr. Robot, the future of PC operating systems, massive TV-watching queues, Pandemic: Reign of Chtulhu, the conventions and other events that we always miss, overrated media franchises, The…
390
Sep 20, 2016 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Galavant, revisiting Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Blair Witch, American Horror Story, Dark Matter, Narcos, Dragon Quest VII, Pokemon Go, Alice’s return to World of Warcraft, and the games that we play with…
389
Sep 13, 2016 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss touring San Francisco, the best Woody Allen movie, No Man’s Sky, doing science, Day of the Tentacle, lore in online role-playing games, Chris Metzen’s exit from Blizzard, Warcraft Adventures, Super Mario Run, Nintendo vs. mobile,…
388
Sep 7, 2016 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss World of Warcraft: Legion — from the perspective of two Beast Mastery-spec hunters. Yes, we devoted an entire episode to this game. Starring Ryan Scott and Ryan Higgins.
387
Sep 1, 2016 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss Pokemon Go pro tips, World of Warcraft: Legion, Stranger Things, the New Galaxy Style New Nintendo 3DS XL, insane video game marketing ideas, old Sierra games on Steam, Gene Wilder, Batman vs. Deathstroke, investment in TV shows,…
386
Aug 24, 2016 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss true Scotsmen, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, crazy-fast Olympic swimmers, Gamescom 2016, Metal Gear Survive, Metroid Prime: Federation Force, Monster Hunter Generations, Satoru Iwata’s work on Joust, Saga, Stranger Things, Netflix…
385
Aug 17, 2016 • 106 min
Wherein we discuss Nine Hours Nine Persons Nine Doors, Suicide Squad (spoiler warning!), No Man’s Sky, World of Warcraft: Legion, Hearthstone: One Night in Karazhan, the TV shows we’ve gone all-out to watch every episode of, and the Joker. Starring…
384
Aug 9, 2016 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss Suicide Squad (spoiler warning!), the pitfalls of shared movie universes, good Suicide Squad comics, Ghostbusters, No Man’s Sky, aggregators, and Batman Beyond. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, and Justin Haywald, with special guest…
383
Aug 2, 2016 • 101 min
Wherein we discuss Pokemon Go, the Haunted Mansion Ghost Post, Hearthstone: One Night in Karazhan, the World of Warcraft: Legion pre-patch, Suicide Squad, Jason Bourne, Stranger Things, mountain-climbing, Animal Crossing, hot Nintendo NX rumors, the…
382
Jul 27, 2016 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss Big Sur, Pokemon Go, San Diego Comic-Con 2016, Final Fantasy XV, Hearthstone, Doctor Strange, Wonder Woman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League, the proper way to say Hawaii, Finding Dory, The Shannara Chronicles,…
381
Jul 21, 2016 • 105 min
Wherein we discuss drop bears, insane San Francisco geography, coffee culture, Captain Boomerang, the Canadian Captain America, insane import prices, the mechanics of teleportation, Pokemon Go, Ghostbusters, Batman v. Superman, Suicide Squad, Image…
380
Jul 12, 2016 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss Pokemon Go, Overwatch, Ryan Scott’s awesome new Twitch stream, The Wicked + The Divine, Flight of the Conchords, underappreciated movies, Dungeons & Dragons, PC upgrade nightmares, and Harley Quinn. Starring Ryan Scott, Justin…
379
Jul 5, 2016 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss Independence Day, terrible movies, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Super Mario Galaxy, World of Warcraft: Legion, Disneyland vs. Disney World, Overwatch, single-player Blizzard games, our games of the year (so…
378
Jun 28, 2016 • 99 min
Wherein we discuss the bestest TV shows, Mighty No. 9, Castlevania, Overwatch, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Game of Thrones (season 6 finale spoilers!), innovation in games, No Man’s Sky, massively multiplayer online RPGs, and how we determine when…
377
Jun 21, 2016 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss Warcraft, Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared, E3 2016, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim HD, Death Stranding, the end of console generations, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Mighty No. 9, Harvest Moon fans…
376
Jun 16, 2016 • 76 min
Wherein we bring you what is undoubtedly the worst E3 2016 podcast you will listen to all week. Also, beware of major Game of Thrones spoilers! Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, and Justin Haywald, with special guest Andrew Fitch.
375
Jun 7, 2016 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss Higgins’ honeymoon, the Game of Thrones tour, the superiority of European restrooms, the London Dungeon, culture clashes, fantasy Paris vs. real Paris, X-Men: Apocalypse, Warcraft, Overwatch, and dire wolves in real life. Starring…
374
May 24, 2016 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss the impending doom that is E3, An Idiot Abroad, Overwatch, Game of Thrones (spoiler warning!), The Angry Birds Movie, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Ghostbusters, Keanu, Central Intelligence, Lethal Weapon, nostaglia cash-ins, and…
373
May 17, 2016 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss Captain America: Civil War, The Flash, Black Widow: The Movie, Agent Carter’s cancellation, The Punisher, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Doom, Metroidvania games, Rogue Legacy, and video game nerd rage. Starring Ryan Scott and Alice…
372
May 3, 2016 • 89 min
Wherein we discuss Zelda diaries, crazy facial hair, Nioh, Dark Souls III, Overwatch, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Hearthstone, Game of Thrones (spoiler warning!), Star Fox Zero, summer plans, Lost Girl, video game tournaments, our news sources, and…
371
Apr 26, 2016 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss European vacations, the death of Prince, the Doctor Who companion, Game of Thrones (spoilers for the season 6 premiere!), Better Call Saul, The Jungle Book, Watchmen, Daredevil, The Witness, color blindness in games, and day jobs….
370
Apr 19, 2016 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss morning routines, Dark Souls III, Overwatch, the geekiest wedding ever, the Alamo Drafthouse, Star Wars, Better Call Saul, renting games, learning difficult board games, and The Witness. Starring Ryan Scott, Justin Haywald, and Ryan…
369
Apr 12, 2016 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss The Walking Dead (spoilers for the season 6 finale!), Daredevil, Arrow (spoiler warning), The Boss, Better Call Saul, Star Wars: Rogue One, Suicide Squad, Doctor Strange, Black Widow, the New Warriors, and banana bread. Starring…
368
Apr 5, 2016 • 90 min
Wherein we discuss Ryan Scott hunting in the jungles of Peru, Midnight Special, Zootopia, the Beauty & the Beast Broadway show, Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage, Walking Dead season finale (no spoilers), Bravely Second, Final Fantasy XV, comic…
367
Mar 29, 2016 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss distracted walking, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (spoiler warning!), Daredevil: Season 2 (spoiler warning!), the inevitable Zack Snyder future, the wacky math of movie profitability, VR and the disruption of the gaming…
366
Mar 22, 2016 • 63 min
Wherein we discuss Game Developers Conference 2016, Rez, VR in gaming, Daredevil: Season 2, iZombie, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Dark Souls III, Salt and Sanctuary, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, Kirby Amiibo, Batman v Superman: Dawn of…
365
Mar 15, 2016 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss Pi day, Zootopia, The Secret of NIMH, Ghostbusters, Captain America: Civil War, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the weird bosses of Dark Souls, future Geekbox gaming streams, our misconceptions about movies, and the difference between…
364
Mar 8, 2016 • 102 min
Wherein we discuss strange diseases, Stardew Valley, Dark Souls II, Fire Emblem: Fates, giant video game backlogs, Paper Mario, Agent Carter, comic book deaths, iZombie, meeting the Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Powerless, Blue Beetle and Booster…
363
Mar 1, 2016 • 66 min
Wherein we discuss burnt plastic, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, bad movies vs. mediocre movies, Deadpool, The Witch, and the 2016 Oscars. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, Justin Haywald, and Ryan Higgins.
362
Feb 23, 2016 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss text-walking, Deadpool, Daredevil: Season 2, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Street Fighter V, Fire Emblem: Fates, The X-Files, good games vs. great games, Dark Souls, and playing games with significant others. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam…
361
Feb 16, 2016 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss Star Wars: Episode VIII, Zoolander 2, Deadpool, Firewatch, Overwatch, R-rated superhero films, The Walking Dead, Sleepy Hollow, Agent Carter, Lucifer, Dark Souls, and the perfect Harvest Moon game for Animal Crossing junkies….
360
Feb 9, 2016 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss Lunar New Year, sportsball, The X-Files, The Venture Bros., updating car firmware, mixing gaming and comic fans, the games we keep coming back to, Mother 3’s (rumored) U.S. release, nerdy “what super powers would you have?”…
359
Feb 2, 2016 • 96 min
Wherein we discuss DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, the ladies of the DC television universe, The X-Files, The Witness, Diablo III, cat training, World of Warcraft, our local sportsball championship, our nonexistent Geekbox documentary, the media that we…
358
Jan 26, 2016 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss Escape from AT&T Park, The Witness, Kirby’s Dream Land, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, That Dragon Cancer, Oxenfree, the Suicide Squad trailer, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The X-Files, the future of…
357
Jan 19, 2016 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss 2016’s thirst for blood, getting old, our 7th anniversary, personal cleanliness, Disneyland, the weirdness of attending a live TV show taping, the dumb stupid freaking Oscars, Adam’s surprise announcement, and Game of Thrones…
356
Jan 12, 2016 • 111 min
Wherein we discuss COMPLETELY incorrect milestones because your host is a math-challenged imbecile, the life and legacy of David Bowie, the Geekbox Awards, the awesome things that Higgins hates, the terrible things that Higgins loves, Childhood’s End,…
355
Jan 5, 2016 • 62 min
Wherein we discuss jock symphonies, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, premium movie-going experiences, The Hateful Eight, our new year vacations, board games, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (spoiler warning!), Elementary (MAJOR…
354
Dec 29, 2015 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss Star Wars at Disneyland, the many mysteries of Boba Fett, overly long explanations of Star Wars memes, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (spoiler warning!), watching Star Wars for the first time in your 70s, Doctor Who, passing the torch…
353
Dec 22, 2015 • 102 min
Wherein we discuss Star Wars: The Force Awakens (massive spoiler warning for all aspects of the movie!). Starring Ryan Scott, with special guests Chris Noyes and April Scott.
352
Dec 15, 2015 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss turning off the Internet to avoid Star Wars spoilers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Star Trek Beyond, Independence Day: Resurgence, Doctor Who (season 9 spoiler warning!), Childhood’s End, our first encounters…
351
Dec 8, 2015 • 94 min
Wherein we discuss Doctor Who (massive spoilers for all of season 9), PlayStation Experience 2015, Rez VR, the Final Fantasy VII remake, Psychonauts 2, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, PlayStation VR, Ratchet & Clank, Minecraft for Wii U, the…
350
Dec 2, 2015 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss last week’s Ryan-less episode, Bloodborne: The Old Hunters, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Until Dawn, Her Story, Undertale, Tales from the Borderlands, Downwell, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Kerbal Space Program, Fallout 4, Badge…
349
Nov 24, 2015 • 105 min
Wherein we discuss Ryan Scott, Heroes & Villains Fan Fest, catching up on Flash, Jessica Jones, playing Fallout 4 for 2 days straight, David Bowie’s “Blackstar”, Doctor Who episode “Face the Raven”, Justin TV, World of Warcraft never going…
348
Nov 17, 2015 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss Gen-Y, the forthcoming Memento remake, Fallout 4, Overwatch, our picks for the next James Bond, singles day, Higgins’ DJ cred, the Blu-ray boxed sets that we love, chance vs. skill in games, Venture Bros., and the TV shows that have…
347
Nov 10, 2015 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss Puerto Rico, Airbnb’s lordship of San Francisco, Adam’s wedding, Hawaiian cuisine (and a history lesson), BlizzCon 2015, World of Warcraft: Legion, Overwatch (on consoles!), Hearthstone: League of Explorers, the Warcraft movie…
346
Nov 3, 2015 • 92 min
Wherein we discuss Halloween at Disneyland, Ash vs. Evil Dead, Doctor Who, the Preacher trailer (and comic), the new Star Trek TV show, Netflix vs. everything else, YouTube Red, the Star Wars characters who need their own spin-off series, our favorite…
345
Oct 27, 2015 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss the good old LucasArts days, Day of the Tentacle HD, Back to the Future Day, Star Wars, the stone-cold lawyers at Snopes, wild Batman conspiracy theories, Doctor Who, Elementary, the Star Trek cruise, Harrison Ford, San Francisco’s…
344
Oct 26, 2015 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Darkest Dungeon, the right way to introduce people to Star Wars, Yoshi’s Woolly World, The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, True Detective (spoiler warning for…
343
Oct 19, 2015 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss Halloween costumes, bachelor non-parties, wedding preparations, Metal Gear Solid, furniture snobbery, Doctor Who, voodoo, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, The Muppets, 80 Days, “valet” vs. “valet,” Broom Service, Arkham Horror, our…
342
Oct 10, 2015 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss Adam’s wedding preparations, Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear pachinko machines, Bloodborne, our 2015 game of the year contenders, the truth about yokai, The Martian, Mad Max: Fury Road, Doctor Who, our most precious nerd swag, Pepsi of…
341
Oct 3, 2015 • 92 min
Wherein we discuss Tokyo Game Show 2015, Grand Blue Fantasy, the Japanese train system, the Ghibli Museum, strange European food-ordering practices, giant breakfasts, the biggest games in Japan, cosplayers, The Muppets, Doctor Who (spoiler warning!),…
340
Sep 26, 2015 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss bad engagement photos, Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows, super-tough Super Mario Maker levels, Doctor Who’s season 9 premiere, the not-so-crazy things we’ve done for our geek swag, Real Escape Room advice, and the cheapest ways…
339
Sep 18, 2015 • 90 min
Wherein we discuss Tokyo geography, Pathfinder, Higgins’ big nerdy wedding, bad taste in movies, Super Mario Maker, level design, Nintendo’s new president, time zone woes, sportsball, and people named Barry. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, Ryan…
338
Sep 12, 2015 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Mr. Holmes, the new Star Wars toys, wild weddings, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, library science, smart games, the most important websites in our lives, the things that our significant others get…
337
Sep 4, 2015 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss Dark Souls III, PAX Prime 2015, the Shovel Knight Amiibo, Rock Band 4 vs. Guitar Hero Live, Oculus Touch vs. HTC Vive, The Flash, (Green) Arrow, Fantastic Four, the worst tabletop RPG session ever, Achievements in games, the board…
336
Aug 28, 2015 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss flying the friendly skies, the Las Vegas Film Festival, Bobcat Goldthwait, indie movies shot on iPhones, Nintendo’s big 2015 plans, Higgins’ honeymoon destinations, Super Mario Maker, Nintendo’s disk-less system patent, Zombi,…
335
Aug 21, 2015 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss the state of Georgia, lawyering, one (former) Nintendo employee’s very bad decision, speaking German in Germany, World of Warcraft: Legion, the present and future of the MMO, Diablo III grinding, Agar.io, Final Fantasy XIV, how to…
334
Aug 12, 2015 • 101 min
Wherein we discuss insect problems, visiting Germany, Shovel Knight, Awesome Games Done Quick, Mighty No. 9, Red Ash, Konami’s strange HR practices, the Nintendo lifers, King’s Quest, World of Warcraft, Brad Bird’s vision of the future, Chaos on the…
333
Jul 31, 2015 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss Back to the Future day, Ant-Man, Adam Sandler’s terrible garbage, Jurassic Park 5: Jurassic World 2, Dragon Quest XI, Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, Rocket League, Her Story and cheesy FMV games, Quiplash, Elite: Dangerous, Space…
332
Jul 27, 2015 • 58 min
Wherein we discuss bad Australian accents, a different perspective on San Diego Comic-Con, Disneyland’s 60th anniversary celebration, adventures at Club 33, California Extreme, Ant-Man, weird celebrity idiots, and the nature of game development….
331
Jul 17, 2015 • 101 min
Wherein we discuss the life and legacy of Satoru Iwata, San Diego Comic-Con 2015, Doctor Who, the pizzapocalypse, Steven Universe, leaked trailers, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Deadpool, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Ash vs….
330
Jul 13, 2015 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss Mr. Robot, the Splatoon Splat-non-fest, true American stuff for July 4, soccer things, Advance Wars, Mega Man karaoke, Paper Mario: Sticker Star, Batman: Arkham Knight (massive spoiler warning!), possible Superman games, small tech…
329
Jul 4, 2015 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss the Spanish Spider-Man, Batman: Arkham Knight (spoiler warning for a big mid-game event!), Inside Out, Ghostbusters, The Thick of It, subtitles vs. headphones, Chrono Trigger, Fallout Shelter, the dumbest things we did as kids,…
328
Jun 29, 2015 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss the 2015 Nintendo World Championships, Tetris vs. Dr. Mario, EarthBound Beginnings, Shigeru Miyamoto sightings, the E3 experience, the reaction to Nintendo’s E3 presentation, Metroid Prime: Federation Force, Star Fox Zero, Splatoon,…
327
Jun 20, 2015 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss E3 2015, Splatoon, Butt Sniffin Pugs, interviewing people on-camera, the 2015 Nintendo World Championships, the big E3 press conferences, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, The Last Guardian, Shenmue III, Bloodstained: Ritual of…
326
Jun 14, 2015 • 108 min
Wherein we discuss E3 2015 predictions, Max Headroom, Metroid, Super Mario Strikers, The Last Guardian, the big E3 press conferences, Splatoon, the best games of 2009, Game Center CX, Ryan Scott vs. Uncharted, decisions in games that made us feel bad,…
325
Jun 7, 2015 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss psuedo-concussions, shooting people in the head, the horrors of Los Angeles, Game of Thrones (non-spoiler warning!), weird celebrity sightings, forgetting to eat, alternating between The Witcher 3 and Splatoon, Life Is Strange:…
324
May 30, 2015 • 112 min
Wherein we discuss FanimeCon 2015, the future of anime, back-alley anime deals, creepy cosplay, Game of Thrones (spoiler warning!), the grim and gritty media machine, Tomorrowland, hardcore goth events at Disneyland, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Witcher 3:…
323
May 22, 2015 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss ’80s music, Mad Max: Fury Road, Game of Thrones, the awesome look of the Warcraft film, bad video game movies, good animated movies, The Flash, Steven Universe, Jem and the Holograms, Supergirl, Australian vacation advice, Vegas…
322
May 16, 2015 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss why Taco Bell is terrible, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the glory of 2D Castlevania, the ignominious death of Silent Hills, the new Metal Gear Solid V toys, weird sexist nerd culture, Bayonetta, Splatoon pro tips, Mario Kart…
321
May 9, 2015 • 92 min
Wherein we discuss the only place that matters in Kentucky, stupid newfangled music, the Suicide Squad cast reveal, Avengers: Age of Ultron (massive spoilers!), Ex Machina, Tomorrowland, Life Is Strange, our favorite old Internet things, Daredevil,…
320
May 4, 2015 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss Avengers: Age of Ultron, summer blockbusters, the biggest movies ever, the messy logistics of a solo Hulk film, Daredevil (spoiler warning!), Warner Bros.’ movie strategy, the big Joker reveal, turning bad movie franchises around,…
319
Apr 26, 2015 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss trailers vs. the Geekbox, Star Wars Celebration, lots of summer movie trailers, Batman vs. Superman, Fantastic Four, Jurassic World, hot WB behind-the-scenes stuff, StreetPassing in movie lines, Star Wars, BB-8, the Force Awakens…
318
Apr 15, 2015 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss HBO Now, TV on the Internet, Daredevil, Suicide Squad, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, It Follows, Bloodborne, Nekoatsume, Nintendo’s new StreetPass games, kids vs. games, cartridge vs. download, cheating…
317
Apr 9, 2015 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss Marvel Heroes, the awesomeness of Dazzler, what life used to be like at LucasArts, Bloodborne, cheating in games, Furious 7, the latest Amiibocalypse, and more cheating in games. Starring Ryan Scott, Justin Haywald, Ryan Higgins,…
316
Apr 2, 2015 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss WrestleMania fever, Pillars of Eternity, Dark Souls II, character creation tools in games, World of Warcraft’s stupid architecture, the next Legend of Zelda game’s big delay, wild mass guessing about 2015’s game of the year, planes…
315
Mar 28, 2015 • 91 min
Wherein we discuss the return of British Alice Liang, Nintendo’s next big thing, the future of the Metal Gear saga, bugs and game development, DLC worth downloading, Bloodborne, the Best Buy Fun Club, Ori and the Blind Forest, awesome British panel TV…
314
Mar 21, 2015 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss Higgins’ mouse adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask vs. Dark Souls II, Mario Party, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., OlliOlli2, Ori and the Blind Forest, Better Call Saul vs. Breaking Bad, lonely MMOs, Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm,…
313
Mar 13, 2015 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss milkshakes, spiders vs. marriage, Ghostbusters, the future of the X-Men franchise, Harrison Ford’s flying chops, HBO Now, the Apple Watch and MacBook announcements, right vs. left, Rock Band 4, Valve’s move into VR technology, the…
312
Mar 7, 2015 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss Andrew Fitch, Leonard Nimoy, Transformers, Star Trek, Indiana Jones, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, awesome games that no one has played, DuckTales 2017, the 20th anniversary of Disneyland’s Indiana Jones Adventure, our own personal…
311
Feb 27, 2015 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss epic GameStop screw-ups, World of Warcraft’s predatory Garrison mechanics, terrible fiction-based arguments, old World of Warcraft stuff, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, everything great about Zelda, inverted controls, our…
310
Feb 21, 2015 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss Adam’s strong gaming principles, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, buying games and then not playing them, World of Warcraft’s old content, super-rare Amiibo figures, the perils of collecting, classic media that we don’t enjoy,…
309
Feb 13, 2015 • 53 min
Wherein we discuss the 2015 DICE Summit, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Trivia Crack, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Spider-Man and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead, site shutdowns, World of Warcraft, and the…
308
Feb 5, 2015 • 92 min
Wherein we discuss the Escape from the Walled City, extreme sportsball knowledge, Disney magic, a 2015 Animaniacs update, Warcraft, Metroid Prime Trilogy, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, the future of wearable devices, Ryan Scott’s dad, and the…
307
Jan 29, 2015 • 64 min
Wherein we discuss vaccination truthers, cool technology, the new Fantastic Four trailer, Chris Pratt as Indiana Jones, Ghostbusters 2016, Grim Fandango Remastered, our nerdy collections, dueling pianos, mutant superpowers, good TV shows, and Trivia…
306
Jan 21, 2015 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss rich comic book fans, the end of Club Nintendo, the strange history of Shatterhand, the Nintendo Fun Club, Square Enix vs. mobile gaming, the New Nintendo 3DS XL, playing GameCube games on the Wii U, good Metroid controls, reading…
305
Jan 19, 2015 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss just how cold Chicago is in winter, Consumer Electronics Show 2015, the Oculus Rift (and other weird VR machines), $300 Mad Catz controllers, the New Nintendo 3DS, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, the future of Wii backwards…
304
Jan 8, 2015 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss bad TV show merchandise, the evolution of the Simpsons, getting stuff banned from schools, Gotham episode 1x11 (spoiler warning!), Agent Carter, Sacramento Megagames, grand strategy games, Eldritch Horror, the D&D board games,…
303
Jan 5, 2015 • 98 min
Wherein we discuss the Amiibocalypse, a RetroN 5 for Christmas, the magic of Disney, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Ace Attorney, the big games of 2015, Day of the Tentacle, Bloodborne, the New Nintendo 3DS, Evolve, Rise of the Tomb Raider, the…
302
Dec 23, 2014 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss the 2014 Geekbox Awards, time-traveling podcasts, the best games of 2014, Phoenix Wright’s Japan, bad games that aren’t actually bad, movies that put us in good moods, Groundhog Day with guns, awesome TV shows, an Arrow-related bet,…
301
Dec 18, 2014 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss knowledge vs. depth, podcast statistics for the first 300 episodes, bad video game movies, Sony’s Super Mario Bros., more Sony hacking catastrophes, the new Star Wars characters, the worst upcoming comic book movies, the tech we’re…
300
Dec 13, 2014 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss recording 300 episodes, the Suicide Squad, the PlayStation Experience, Day of the Tentacle HD, Final Fantasy VII non-HD, the 2014 Game Awards, the new King’s Quest, YouTube celebrities, The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, the Toad race’s…
299
Dec 6, 2014 • 89 min
Wherein we discuss the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer, super-wrong opinions about what constitutes a trailer, freaking STAR WARS some more, the Suicide Squad cast list, Will Smith as Will Smith, Oprah Winfrey’s greatest role, Ghostbusters…
298
Nov 27, 2014 • 107 min
Wherein we discuss the actual fires of Pompeii, the Jurassic World trailer, the actual Sportsball, Batman ‘66, weird old comic book plots, Gotham, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, the Amiibo launch, Mario Kart 8, criticism that changed us, being really…
297
Nov 22, 2014 • 103 min
Wherein we discuss awesome Pokemon, broken episodes, Castn.com, fake dinosaurs, Jurassic World, Interstellar (massive spoiler warning!), Gotham (spoiler warning), Escape from the Auction House, albums we could listen to forever, the TV shows we wish…
295
Nov 8, 2014 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss Gotham (massive spoilers for the first 7 episodes!), Constantine, Doctor Who (spoiler warning!), The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Mario Kart 8 DLC details, speculation on the big BlizzCon announcement, Fantasy Life, future…
294
Nov 1, 2014 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss the new Avengers 2: Age of Ultron trailer, phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Doctor Strange, the bright future of superhero movies, Doctor Who (spoiler warning!), the X-Wing and TIE Fighter re-releases, the sportsball…
293
Oct 24, 2014 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss the cutoff date for being a sports fan, the “real” Batman, casting rumors for the upcoming Suicide Squad movie, Big Hero 6, cats vs. dogs, the best Disney movies, Doctor Who (spoiler warning!), two-dimensional stuff, the bad things…
292
Oct 17, 2014 • 109 min
Wherein we discuss A-Train: City Simulator, Marvel’s upcoming movie version of the Civil War, insane logic about how things are announced, Wonder Woman’s parentage, motion interpolation, Doctor Who (spoiler warning!), Twin Peaks, The Walking Dead,…
291
Oct 10, 2014 • 100 min
Wherein we discuss Hyrule Warriors, save states in games, 3DS wallpapers, Amiibo, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, Doctor Who (spoiler warning!), the return of Twin Peaks, Angel, the game mash-ups we’d like to see, our favorite developers (sort…
290
Oct 2, 2014 • 104 min
Wherein we discuss Dungeons & Dragons, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Taken 3, “real” superheroes, Gotham (spoiler warning!), How I Met Your Mother (we’re so sorry), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the majesty of Chris Pratt, Doctor Who (spoiler…
289
Sep 26, 2014 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss Dungeons & Dragons, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, Gauntlet, the fall of Titan, the Gotham series premiere (spoilers!), Doctor Who (spoilers!), our favorite superhero movie scenes, and our favorite nonfiction books. Starring Ryan…
288
Sep 18, 2014 • 90 min
Wherein we discuss Dungeons & Dragons, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Super Smash Bros. 4, Nintendo’s weird naming conventions, Batman: Arkham Origins, Destiny, Doctor Who (spoiler warning!), our creative outlets, marathon vs….
287
Sep 12, 2014 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss Justin’s PAX Prime experience, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, The Behemoth’s next game, Don’t Stop Talking, video game swag appraisal, Aussie rules football, Halloween, Dark Souls II, finally playing Diablo III’s Adventure mode,…
286
Sep 4, 2014 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss PAX Prime, Dungeons & Dragons, the new Nintendo 3DS, Disney Infinity and Amiibo, Doctor Who (spoiler warning!), The Thick of It, our favorite novels, Kate Bush’s return to live performances, our favorite anime, and the best TV…
285
Aug 28, 2014 • 94 min
Wherein we discuss Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who debut (big spoiler warning), Adam’s feelings on Guardians of the Galaxy, Mario Kart 8’s upcoming downloadable content, Super Smash Bros. leaks, the best animated comic book movies, people who use their…
284
Aug 20, 2014 • 117 min
Wherein we discuss irrational hatred, higher edumacation, The Last of Us: Remastered, P.T., really scary horror games, Until Dawn, Batman: Arkham Origins, Warcraft III, World of Warcraft raids, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman: Assault on Arkham,…
283
Aug 16, 2014 • 62 min
Wherein we discuss ice fishing, e-Sports, Gamescom 2014, Silent Hills, Wild, Ryme, the resurrection of Sierra, the awesomeness of the PlayStation Vita, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the tragic passing of Robin Williams, the prosperity of the Marvel…
282
Aug 9, 2014 • 64 min
Wherein we discuss podcasting 101, Guardians of the Galaxy (major spoilers), confusing comic book universes and their associated movies, terrible Santa Clara stadium disasters, a whirlwind tour through Dick Tracy’s rogues gallery, and the nerdy things…
281
Jul 31, 2014 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss stupid idiot audio issues, GameSpot’s awesome intern, fan fiction, San Diego Comic-Con 2014, Sesame Street panels, pro cosplaying tips, crazy Hall H lines, the Gotham pilot (very minor potential spoilers), the severe lack of Doctor…
280
Jul 25, 2014 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss Transylvanian guests, the real-life Sunnydale, the 2014 J-Pop Summit Festival, 1000 Treasure Hunters, the Sherlock Holmes tour, this year’s terrible Club Nintendo rewards, Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas, Super Castlevania IV, save…
279
Jul 18, 2014 • 99 min
Wherein we discuss the origin of Comics Conspiracy, Army geeks, California Extreme, the sad state of U.S. arcades, the insanity of old-school EverQuest, Watch Dogs, Super Smash Bros., a non-hardcore gamer’s reaction to the Super Smash Bros. roster,…
278
Jul 11, 2014 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss the insanity of New York City, indecent proposals, Shovel Knight, Hearthstone, Shadowrun Returns, sales numbers, EarthBound, Transformers: Age of Extinction, stealth-action games, the podcasts we love, and Person of Interest….
277
Jul 3, 2014 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss good health care, The Flash (and Arrow), the legacy of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Shovel Knight, Crimsonland, the RetroN 5, Dredd, The Raid, Buffy the Vampire Slayer vs. Xena: Warrior Princess, Person of Interest, our…
276
Jun 26, 2014 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss serial biters, upgrading to the 3DS XL, Civilization V, permadeath vs. non-permadeath in Fire Emblem, the Steam summer sale, Towerfall and its stupid lack of online multiplayer, the awesomeness of PC gaming, Final Fantasy V vs….
275
Jun 20, 2014 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss the World Cup, the E3 view from the Natsume booth, E3’s press conferences, Nintendo’s total awesomeness, the Amiibo platform, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., Super Smash Bros., Destiny, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Nintendo vs….
274
Jun 13, 2014 • 101 min
Wherein we discuss E3 Expo 2014, all the awesome games and announcements that it involves, the perils of crossing the Canadian border, and the mad confusion that ensues when two hosts have the exact same voice. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, and…
273
May 30, 2014 • 105 min
Wherein we discuss FanimeCon 2014, anime and Peter Pan syndrome, Escape from the Moon Base, Watch Dogs, NES Remix 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past (big spoiler warning!), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, our favorite beat ‘em ups, old games and systems, nerd…
272
May 22, 2014 • 97 min
Wherein we discuss Guardians of the Galaxy, Vin Diesel’s amazing career, Stockholm syndrome, Taken, The Raid 2, Game of Thrones, Maleficent, Godzilla (mild spoilers), San Francisco geography lessons, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the Marvel movie universe…
271
May 15, 2014 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss late podcasts, scheduling idiocy, Mario Kart 8, number stations, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, vampires vs. sunlight, Channing Tatum as Gambit, the new Batman costume, douchey celebrities, the insanity of George Lucas, ’90s Sega…
270
May 9, 2014 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss random disappearances, $20 games, possessiveness and sports teams, real-life murder mysteries (sort of), Justin’s adventures in Vancouver, Mario Golf: World Tour, Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Bravely Default, learning new languages, sunk…
269
Apr 30, 2014 • 59 min
Wherein we discuss the new Star Wars cast, the scouring of the canon, the nature of shared universes, the Justice League movie, Cyborg vs. Martian Manhunter, digging for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and our favorite forgotten games. Starring Ryan…
268
Apr 23, 2014 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss yet another awesome Disneyland trip, getting hitched after a decade and a half, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Batman: Assault on Arkham, our most-looked-forward-to movies of 2015, baby games vs. non-baby games, Mario Kart 8, the most…
267
Apr 16, 2014 • 89 min
Wherein we discuss Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Pulp Fiction, the best video games of 2007, the history of Brutal Legend, losing awesome jobs, the secret history of Justin Haywald, Google Glass for the masses, our desert island media, Buffy…
266
Apr 9, 2014 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss bad name jokes, bad comics, full disclosure, Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart’s annoying rubber-banding physics, Don Bradman Cricket 14, the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer, Lucy, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, terrible…
265
Apr 2, 2014 • 106 min
Wherein we discuss Chris Claremont’s X-Men run, Disneyland, the magic of the Disney Imagineers, flash photography on dark rides, Star Tours vs. the official Star Wars canon, racism on Splash Mountain (maybe), the insanity of Captain EO, business vs….
264
Mar 26, 2014 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss accents, the geography of New York, Nvidia’s $3000 video card, gaming on Android, Facebook and the Oculus Rift, the future of virtual reality, Green Arrow vs. the Suicide Squad, Almost Human, Kraftwerk, all kinds of anime,…
263
Mar 19, 2014 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss British Alice Liang, SXSW 2014, the DNA whisperers, Edward Snowden’s Google Hangout, Game Developers Conference 2014, Starbound, Rust (minus the zombies), the future of the Castlevania series, bait-and-switch graphics, Steam early…
262
Mar 12, 2014 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss Dark Souls II, midnight GameStop launches, the newly out-of-beta Hearthstone, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, True Detective, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, science and philosophy, the secret history of…
261
Mar 5, 2014 • 62 min
Wherein we discuss the Academy Awards, seeing Oscar winners IRL, The Wolf of Wall Street, the EGOT list, the celebrities we lost in 2013, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Batman: Arkham Knight, Batman’s most overrated story arcs, South Park: The Stick of…
260
Feb 26, 2014 • 61 min
Wherein we discuss the life and times of Harold Ramis, the future of (ugh) Ghostbusters 3, Guardians of the Galaxy, more love for The Lego Movie, the Star Wars sequel trilogy, the mystery of S., Hearthstone, the big Diablo III patch, Batman: Arkham…
259
Feb 19, 2014 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss tech support, escort missions in games, the DICE Awards, Chroma, Titanfall, Sonic: The Lost World, Sonic Boom, Hitman, Pikmin 3, Strider, Twitch Plays Pokemon, the end of Irrational Games (and the future of BioShock), San Jose’s…
258
Feb 12, 2014 • 90 min
Wherein we discuss waiting in line all day for alcohol, Shia LeBeouf’s recent non-famousness, Bravely Default, level-grinding in role-playing games, the Pokemon Bank, 3DS friend codes, Final Fantasy Tactics, Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians, the…
257
Feb 5, 2014 • 96 min
Wherein we discuss the evils of GameStop, trash bag subscriptions, Transformers, Masters of the Universe, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Captain America: The Winter Soldier (mild spoiler warning), fake football fans, the new face of Lex Luthor, the…
256
Jan 29, 2014 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss Doctor Who’s new duds, X-Men: Second Class, the new Teenage Mutant Ninjas Turtles, Sly Cooper: The Movie, our Super Mario Kart weekend tournament, Super Punch-Out!!, the origins of Harvest Moon, comic book rentals, last week’s wacky…
255
Jan 22, 2014 • 146 min
Wherein we discuss Area 5’s sweet new video game documentary, sportsball, Gabrielle Anwar, the 4th 87th Annual Geekbox Awards, Nintendo’s wacky Internet logic, our favorite and most missed Geekbox hosts, the 2014 Super Mario Kart championships, and…
254
Jan 15, 2014 • 60 min
Wherein we discuss being down with the sickness, more wrong opinions on The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, awesome stuff from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, Steam Machines vs. consoles vs. PCs, Project Christine, building your own PC,…
253
Jan 8, 2014 • 62 min
Wherein we discuss Oregon’s world-famous hipsters, Doctor Who (more spoilers for the Christmas special!), An Adventure in Space and Time, Michael Bay’s big CES moment, Ultra HD, the madness of motion interpolation, the pros and cons of cable TV,…
252
Jan 1, 2014 • 63 min
Wherein we discuss the end of 2013, Higgins’ take on The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor (big spoiler warning!), The 1996 Doctor Who TV movie, the awesomeness of Paul McGann, Breaking Bad, Hyrule Warriors, and NES…
251
Dec 25, 2013 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss time travel, science, the next-gen E3 Expo, Bravely Default, Super Smash Bros., Dark Souls II, Yarn Yoshi, Dungeons & Dragons Next, geeky board games, Cards Against Humanity, random Army stuff, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, Mario…
250
Dec 18, 2013 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss Dungeons & Dragons, other nerdy tabletop games, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Shia LeBeouf’s psychotic break, the Sandman movie, YouTube’s insanity, the temperature of fire, the stupidest Ghosts ‘n Goblins fans ever, and…
249
Dec 11, 2013 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss weird Japanese game shows, VGX, The Daily Show vs. World of Warcraft, the modern Disney Renaissance, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, insane Man of Steel 2 casting rumors, Booster Gold, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between…
248
Dec 4, 2013 • 57 min
Wherein we discuss no one knowing who anyone is, the Princes of Persia, the end of the Year of Luigi, the Mario Bros.’ occupation, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Bravely Default, super-long games, broken PlayStation 4s, ongoing Batman:…
247
Nov 27, 2013 • 107 min
Wherein we discuss questions from Twitter, the big Steambox reveal, Xbox One and Kinect issues, backwards compatibility for console games, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, The Shallow Crown, Doctor Who, The Day of the Doctor (massive…
246
Nov 20, 2013 • 91 min
Wherein we discuss Melissa McCarthy, British comedies, Ghostbusters 3 vs. Beetlejuice 2, The Night of the Doctor, getting ready for the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special, the “Keep Calm and Carry On” meme, crazy review scores, Star Wars…
245
Nov 13, 2013 • 60 min
Wherein we discuss all kinds of history, Thor: The Dark World, the defects of Star Wars, the defects of comic book continuity vs. movie continuity, Doctor Who, Breaking Bad, BlizzCon 2013, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor, Diablo III: Reaper of…
244
Nov 6, 2013 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss terrible websites, the average person’s comic book knowledge, the average comic’s lack of anything that would enhance said knowledge, Star Wars sequels and fan petitions, Breath of Fire II’s terrible translation, Sonic Lost World,…
243
Oct 30, 2013 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss stupid toys, expensive comics, Batman: Arkham Origins (and Arkham Origins Blackgate), Steampunk Dracula, Once Upon a Time, Fables, The Wolf Among Us, Yumi’s Odd Odyssey, digital-only games, the Ace Attorney pantheon, Pokemon X and…
242
Oct 23, 2013 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss annoying ads, the Mothman, Escape from the Bank, anachronistic scavenger hunts, Breaking Bad (mild season 1 spoilers), stories that drag on for too long, Harry Potter, Stephen King vs. the murder van, Pokemon X and Y, Device 6, the…
241
Oct 17, 2013 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss BlizzCon 2013 goodies, Disneyland, Pokemon X and Y, Clicking Bad, Breaking Bad (very vague spoilers through season 4), Doctor Who, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Joss Whedon and Shakespeare, Nintendo game sales, sweet 3DS XL special…
240
Oct 10, 2013 • 96 min
Wherein we discuss Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, free-to-play vs. play-to-win, more late-to-the-party raving about Breaking Bad (minor season 1 spoilers), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., raft facts, Star Wars non-news, the Gabriel Knight remake, Bones, a…
239
Oct 3, 2013 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss Justin’s epic betrayal, watching porn on government computers, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series premiere, how to write an episode of Lost, Breaking Bad (no finale spoilers!), shows about very bad people, the logistics of cable TV,…
238
Sep 25, 2013 • 63 min
Wherein we discuss Cookie Clickers, Card Hunter, annoying Big Bang Theory references, Doctor Who, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Grand Theft Auto V, Dexter, giving up on TV shows, and Sleepy Hollow. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, Justin Haywald, and Ryan…
The Geekbox: GFW Radio Reunion 2013
Sep 22, 2013 • 68 min
This special episode of the Geekbox is an audio recording of the GFW Radio reunion panel from PAX Prime 2013 in Seattle, WA. It reunites Games for Windows: The Official Magazine editors (and podcasters) Jeff Green, Sean Molloy, Ryan Scott, Shawn…
237
Sep 18, 2013 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss really short sporting events, the end of Burn Notice (mild spoilers at worst), catching up on Eureka, David Tennant’s Doctor Who run, days gone by, Chrono Trigger, EarthBound, MMOs and microtransactions, Blizzard’s big 180 with…
236
Sep 11, 2013 • 96 min
Wherein we discuss soccer, tooth extractions, writing in video games, price vs. value, Batwoman’s bachelorette status, suicidal Harley Quinn, DC Comics’ current lineup, Apple vs. gaming, the Oculus Rift, potential pitfalls of the next-gen console…
235
Sep 4, 2013 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss Elysium, The World’s End, The A-Team, Guardians of the Galaxy, awesome voice actors, Inspector Gadget, PAX Prime 2013, Mega Man, Mighty No. 9, Plants vs. Zombies 2, nerdy podcast panels, Felicia Day’s nerdy book club, the five…
234
Aug 28, 2013 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss stuff we don’t understand, Ben Affleck as Batman, cheap Internet traffic, ads for ads, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, the end of the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game, and Michigan StreetPass…
233
Aug 21, 2013 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss dying cows, digital rights management and the moral perils of piracy, the comic book biz, Plants vs. Zombies 2, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Gone Home, Outside Lands 2013, Attack of the Friday Monsters: A Tokyo Tale, and…
232
Aug 14, 2013 • 99 min
Wherein we discuss Canadian accents, DuckTales Remastered, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Guacamelee!, controller-throwing moments, Rogue Legacy, pricey Xenoblade Chronicles copies, comic books vs. minorities, Dragon’s Crown, Senran Kagura, NES…
231
Aug 7, 2013 • 91 min
Wherein we discuss the Swedish Chef, supporting your non-local soccer team, The Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past, the next Doctor Who, the next Batman, Michael Keaton, Dark Shadows, Batman ‘66, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, 3DS StreetPass games,…
230
Jul 31, 2013 • 97 min
Wherein we discuss remodeling, Real Escape Room, really angry Call of Duty players, this week’s big Fez II drama, other Internet freak-outs, the Google, “agency,” EarthBound, awesome old games, The Conjuring, ghost-hunting, and aliens. Starring Ryan…
229
Jul 24, 2013 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss San Diego Comic-Con 2013, the Psych musical, lines on lines, Sherlock (season 2 spoiler warning), X-Men: Days of Future Past, Jennifer Lawrence, Guardians of the Galaxy, Superman vs. Batman, the DC Comics cinematic universe, Bryan…
228
Jul 17, 2013 • 109 min
Wherein we discuss Nintendo’s crazy policies, New Super Mario Bros., the Pebble Watch, crazy Kickstarters, EarthBound, Ryan Higgins’ favorite games, Western role-playing games, California Extreme 2013, digital pinball, Pacific Rim, and The Last of Us…
227
Jul 10, 2013 • 96 min
Wherein we discuss the casualness of Jeopardy!, the glory of Stephen Fry, The Lone Ranger, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (the bad kind), Chrono Trigger, Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, the harsh realities of game…
226
Jul 3, 2013 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss the return of old friends, weird diets, commercials for dumb baby games, grossly disproportionate retribution, Zynga’s follies, Candy Crush Saga, Rogue Legacy, the sizes of our screens, the best games 2005, Game & Wario, MMO…
225
Jun 26, 2013 • 104 min
Wherein we discuss TV show endings, The Last of Us, Uncharted, Indiana Jones’ worst moments, the most insane Goonies-related musings ever, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded, the Ouya, New Super Luigi U, and the best games of…
224
Jun 19, 2013 • 109 min
Wherein we discuss Olivia’s higher education, E3 2013, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Hideo Kojima’s wild ‘n’ crazy design sensibilities, indie games, Surgeon Simulator 2013, Hometown Story, The Last of Us, the Metacritic scores of United…
223
Jun 5, 2013 • 64 min
Wherein we discuss OMGWTFPOP, proper Angry Birds etiquette, the next Doctor Who, what we want out of E3 2013, Nintendo’s Wii U rumors, the new voice of Solid Snake, Venture Brothers: Season 5, Game of Thrones (no spoilers), and shocking series…
222
May 29, 2013 • 94 min
Wherein we discuss the center of the Curiosity cube, the Doctor Who series 7 finale (spoiler warning!), FanimeCon 2013, stupid terrible anime, Super Metroid, White Collar, USA Network’s showrunning science, and the best games of 2003. Starring Ryan…
221
May 22, 2013 • 101 min
Wherein we discuss TV show credits, Star Trek Into Darkness (obvious spoiler warning), Doctor Who, Warwick Davis, the Xbox One, Super Metroid, and Starship Damery. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, and Ryan Higgins, with special guests Alea Garbagnati…
220
May 15, 2013 • 108 min
Wherein we discuss Canadian geography, fake cartoon money, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Burn Notice, Bruce Campbell’s rocky television career, The X-Files, BioShock Infinite (big spoiler warning), The Great Gatsby, Doctor Who (with lots of 50th anniversary…
219
May 8, 2013 • 66 min
Wherein we discuss sportsball, Mega Man, save states in retro games, Iron Man 3 (big spoiler warning), Guardians of the Galaxy, the Justice League movie, BioShock Infinite, Doctor Who, Torchwood, and Adam’s favorite Harry Potter/soccer crossover….
218
May 1, 2013 • 89 min
Wherein we discuss immortal sea creatures, waterbears, Injustice: Gods Among Us, the latest on Olivia’s Metal Gear Solid saga, BioShock Infinite, Nintendo’s terrible week, and the best games of 2001. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, Ryan Higgins, and…
217
Apr 24, 2013 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss the Metal Gear saga, extreme emulation problems, Kickstarting the best video game magazine, video game documentaries, Hannibal, other terrible TV shows, Starcrash, Hardware Wars, every Star Wars movie at the same time, and…
216
Apr 17, 2013 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss sweet retro-gaming finds at Goodwill, professionally graded media, breakin’ the BART rules, Evil Dead, the new Man of Steel trailer, Ninja Turtles, LucasArts, and the new half-season of Doctor Who. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch,…
215
Apr 10, 2013 • 98 min
Wherein we discuss the apparent godliness of Bob Seger, childhood censorship, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Doctor Who, Hannibal, Higgins vs. annoying teenage girls, our earliest movie memories, Jurassic Park, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, the Geekbox’s NES…
214
Apr 3, 2013 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss our favorite April Fool’s Day jokes, Neverwinter, really long games, Life’s Too Short, This Is the End, Game of Thrones, scary movies, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Iron Man 3: Chinese Edition, the DC and Marvel movie universes, The Organ…
213
Mar 27, 2013 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss the final 1UP podcast, DuckTales Remastered, the Dungeons & Dragons arcade games, virtual consoles, Square Enix’s financial woes, the future of triple-A games, Infinite Crisis, Injustice: Gods Among Us, and the best games of…
212
Mar 20, 2013 • 105 min
Wherein we discuss the pretentiousness of Texas, the impending death of Google Reader, Windows 8, SimCity’s broken A.I., EA’s executive shuffle, the absurdly successful Veronica Mars movie Kickstarter, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, the joy of rhythm…
211
Mar 13, 2013 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss passive-aggression, how much we love Karen Chu, our awesome comic shop, Tomb Raider, SimCity, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, new Star Wars shows, Neverwinter (sort of), Defiance, Shroud of the Avatar, and When in Rome (NOT the Olsen…
210
Mar 6, 2013 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss Flight, Airplane!, the G.I. Joe movies, our own April O’Neil casting call, old guys kicking butt, old guys NOT kicking butt, Real Husbands of Hollywood, the future of the DC movie universe, The Evil Dead, They Might Be Giants, Fire…
209
Feb 27, 2013 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss botched audio, the death of 1UP and GameSpy, the big PlayStation 4 announcement, extreme car fetishism, awkward Final Fantasy non-announcements, awesome Diablo III non-announcements, Chinese achievement-farmers, livestreamed games,…
208
Feb 20, 2013 • 59 min
Wherein we discuss critical hits, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Twitter etiquette, the PlayStation Cloud, backwards compatibility, Sony’s launch lineups over the years, The Cave, Warm Bodies, Magic: The Gathering, and the greatest games of 1995. Starring…
207
Feb 13, 2013 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss next-gen consoles, Sony’s E3 embarrassments, the secret history of YouTube, Wii U-exclusive games (or the lack thereof), Ryan Higgins vs. reasonable perceptions, Nintendo’s uphill battle, retro Batman, the already-aborted Justice…
206
Feb 6, 2013 • 61 min
Wherein we discuss thought experiments, life and death, planets vs. planetoids, live Futurama cast readings, Fire Emblem: Awakening, Sony’s PlayStation 4 media plans, and even more Star Wars movies. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Adam Fitch, and Ryan…
205
Jan 30, 2013 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss the rumor mill, J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars, the Justice League film team, The Cave, Double Fine’s Kickstarter game, Gas Powered Games vs. Kickstarter, the end of THQ and Epic Mickey, Nintendo’s big announcements, and the rise of Fire…
204
Jan 23, 2013 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss cheers and jeers, the Geekbox Awards, ZombiU, XCOM on game controllers, Assassin’s Creed III’s Wii U version, hype-based voting, Argo, Wreck-It Ralph, Community, Game of Thrones, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, our favorite guests,…
203
Jan 16, 2013 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss DC Comics creative teams losing their jobs over the Internet, fixing Disney’s Fantasyland, Disney’s all-seeing eye, Zack Snyder and Star Wars, classic role-playing games, Persona 3, Fire Emblem, Chrono Cross, Arrow, the 2013 Academy…
202
Jan 9, 2013 • 126 min
Wherein we discuss David Bowie, John Dies at the End, speculative fiction, H.P. Lovecraft, Django Unchained, movie and video game ratings, Wii U friend requests, Japanese piracy, Nintendo’s backwardness, New Super Mario Bros. U, early-bird Pokemon…
201
Jan 2, 2013 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss bad hunters, Vegas vacations, the truth about Carrot Top, Dragon Quest casinos vs. real-life casinos, Django Unchained, John Dies at the End, the baffling continuity of The Amazing Spider-Man, and the best games of 1991. Starring…
200
Dec 26, 2012 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss the Fitch Hitch, happy Apocalypse Day, heartwarming Christmas movies about sexually deviant snowmen, The Hobbit (more light spoilers!), old-school goths, poetry vs. music vs. reading, Tolkien’s linguistic style, shake-ups for The…
199
Dec 19, 2012 • 61 min
Wherein we discuss Fitch family pranks, the best and worst (and everything else) of Tim Burton’s career, more 48 frames-per-second arguments, and everything good and the bad about The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (obvious spoilers for a thing that…
198
Dec 12, 2012 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss free bread, Higgins’ accidental gaming binge, things we can’t remember about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, sexy Super Mario princesses, the end of ZombiU, Samuel L. Jackson’s Star Wars lust, Dark Souls II, The Phantom Pain,…
197
Dec 5, 2012 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss the not-so-Fantastic Four, vomiting blood everywhere, Justice League vs. Avengers, hick fiction, The Walking Dead, ZombiU, weighty decisions in games, Once Upon a Time, the greatest games of 1988, and a warning against The Hobbit’s…
196
Nov 28, 2012 • 94 min
Wherein we discuss Taxi Driver, No Country for Old Men, Ratchet & Clank, Disneyland, sexy Tinkerbell, dead men telling no tales, Captain Jack Skellington, Captain Eo (in 2012), crystal skulls, the terrible lessons that Pixar movies teach us,…
195
Nov 21, 2012 • 66 min
Wherein we discuss the Chokebox, Disneyland trolling, Medieval Times, The Cable Guy, the Wii U launch, adding Nintendo Network friends, the Miiverse, Nintendo predators, extreme Wii U loading times, the terrible Xbox 360 dashboard, Wii to Wii U…
194
Nov 14, 2012 • 62 min
Wherein we discuss the Geekbox Christmas, CSI catastrophes, Disney-thons, Wreck-It Ralph, Skyfall (very light spoilers), the history of James Bond, Plague Inc., FTL: Faster Than Light, the Wii U’s impending launch, The Ship: Full Steam Ahead, and the…
193
Nov 7, 2012 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss Wreck-It Ralph, annoying people at movies, Everybody Game, Star Wars: Episode 7 rumors, Curiosity, Assassin’s Creed III, book learnin’, digital comics (and comic piracy), The Walking Dead, World War Z, the rise and fall of Kevin…
192
Oct 31, 2012 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss the sportsball tournament, Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm, the future of Star Wars, and the Venture Bros. Halloween special. Starring Ryan Scott, Ryan Higgins, Chris Noyes, and April Scott.
191
Oct 24, 2012 • 62 min
Wherein we discuss sportsball, Iron Man 3, the Justice League movie, the Evil Dead remake, the Wizard of Oz, the Hollywood-ization of fantasy books, weird candy, and Arrow. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Adam Fitch, Ryan Higgins, and Chris Noyes.
190
Oct 17, 2012 • 61 min
Wherein we discuss rap battles, Doctor Who’s mid-season finale, the future of Agent Coulson, Argo, James Bond, the Star Trek holodeck, eSports, the League of Legends Season 2 world championships, Carnage Heart EXA, Harvest Moon in World of Warcraft,…
189
Oct 10, 2012 • 66 min
Wherein we discuss Hawaiian meth-head facts, ghost raccoons, Tough Mudder, the most horrible haunted house ever, Angry Birds vs. Star Wars, Cabin in the Woods, contemporary music in period movies, remakes of old movies and TV shows, faithful…
188
Oct 3, 2012 • 52 min
Wherein we discuss first world problems, Karen’s horrible day, Judge Dredd, Sylvester Stallone’s illustrious career, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Dick Tracy, MorrisonCon, GeekboxCon (spoiler: completely fake), terrible Marvel movie decisions, the…
187
Sep 26, 2012 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, Cave Story, wannabe Nintendo role-playing games, La-Mulana, Mark of the Ninja, Limbo, PlayStation Plus perks, zombie costume contests, Rat Race, Mr. Bean, mobile phones and their horrible map…
186
Sep 19, 2012 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss Google cars, weird Back to the Future actors, tablets vs. PCs, living in the past, the Wii U, the next console generation, big changes at BioWare, and all things Doctor Who. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, Alea Garbagnati, Ryan…
185
Sep 12, 2012 • 55 min
Wherein we discuss animal names, driving in L.A., salt on pizza, PAX, board games, Steam’s Big Picture Mode, Terraria, VVVVVV, Wii U pre-orders, Punch-Out!! fan projects (and casual ’80s racism), egregious Guild Wars near-typos, and the first-ever…
184
Sep 5, 2012 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss nerd expos, five-year-old Doctor Who spoilers, Doctor vs. Doctor, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, non-collectible card games, boring corporate nonsense, free-to-play World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, launch week woes, 24-hour…
183
Aug 29, 2012 • 53 min
Wherein we discuss the guy who made mIRC, Guild Wars 2, the Nintendo Game Machine, weird games for the Wii’s Japanese Virtual Console, Iran vs. entertainment, the Wii U launch date, and Dragon Quest X. Starring Ryan Scott, Adam Fitch, and Ryan Higgins.
182
Aug 22, 2012 • 58 min
Wherein we discuss Middle America, giant lakes, John Barrowman and Green Arrow, a possible Rocketeer reboot, Plants vs. Zombies 2, PopCap layoffs, Nintendo Power, Hyrule Historia, The Bourne Legacy, the Expendables, terrible achievements, Nintendo’s…
181
Aug 15, 2012 • 60 min
Wherein we discuss the old days of the Internet, haunted pizzerias, town drunks, sex at nerd conventions, Bill & Ted 3, Mars livestreaming, Collection Intervention, the Warhammer economy, Team Fortress 2: Mann vs. Machine, Sleeping Dogs, the…
180
Aug 8, 2012 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss corporate espionage, Sliders, Ryan Reynolds as the Highlander, James Bond, the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sherlock’s Emmy nods, Kickstarter shenanigans, Marvel’s movie properties, Joss Whedon’s Marvel future, the next Batman game, the…
179
Aug 1, 2012 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss the Hobbit trilogy, literal book-to-movie translations, Naruto nerds, World of Warcraft, Star Wars: The Old Republic’s free-to-play future, old sci-fi movies without the nostalgia glasses, way-too-nerdy Indiana Jones facts, freemium…
178
Jul 25, 2012 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss amusement parks, The Dark Knight Rises (lots of massive spoilers!), crazy Batman casting rumors, the future of the Bat-family on film, Jack Nicholson vs. Robin Williams, Grant Morrison, the Man of Steel trailer, iconic film music,…
177
Jul 18, 2012 • 52 min
Wherein we discuss Batman vs. politics, the Daily Planet vs. reality, the coolness of smoking, the old Batman ’60s series, Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies, movie props, Indiana Jones, The Dark Knight Rises, Richard Donner’s Superman movies, Marvel’s…
176
Jul 11, 2012 • 61 min
Wherein we discuss Binging it, The Amazing Spider-Man (no spoilers), Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man 3, Sucker Punch, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, Steam Greenlight, and Robin Hood. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, and Ryan Higgins.
175
Jul 4, 2012 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss last week’s wackiness, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, unplayable 3DS games, the Dragon Quest chronology, Diablo III’s Inferno difficulty, the fall of Star Wars: The Old Republic, Eve Online,…
174
Jun 27, 2012 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss tropes on tropes, too-rapid mobile technology, Google hate, Ryan Higgins vs. every company ever, Brave, the Pixar canon, and Final Fantasy VII. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Adam Fitch, and Ryan Higgins.
173
Jun 20, 2012 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss tonsillitis, chicken pox vaccines, Justice League: Doom, casual Nathan Fillion encounters, zombie obstacle courses, Wonder Woman, Ghostbusters: The Video Game, Before Watchmen, 1986 vs. 2012, and Prometheus (big spoiler warning!)….
172
Jun 13, 2012 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss futbol, E3 2012, the Wii U, New Super Mario Bros. U, NintendoLand, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, Ubisoft’s press conference emcees, E3 demo politics, E3 booth babes hanging all over Adam’s cows, Watch Dogs, Xbox SmartGlass, the…
171
Jun 6, 2012 • 79 min
Where in we discuss E3 2012, press conferences, browsing the web on your Xbox 360, Wonderbook, Ubisoft boobies, the Wii U, using every mobile device in the world as a remote control, sports that sound like Star Wars characters, teleprompters, games…
170
May 30, 2012 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss our excitement for E3 Expo 2012, next week’s big press conferences, E3 Insider, The Last Guardian, the method to Nintendo’s madness, the downfall of 38 Studios, small developers, Adam Fitch vs. Curt Schilling, gamers vs. Diablo III,…
169
May 23, 2012 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss cartoon illness, murder trains, Joss Whedon’s murderous tendencies, Diablo III, gay comic book characters, “classic” Simpsons quotes, the Hulk, comic book realities, Avengers (big spoiler warning!), and SpaceX. Starring Ryan Scott,…
168
May 16, 2012 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss the Avengers, comic book movie rankings, Diablo III, collector’s edition logistics, The Secret World, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, creepers, Zombies Run!, the upcoming Green Arrow TV show, Sherlock, Doctor Who, and Torchwood….
167
May 2, 2012 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss birthdays, Indiana Jones, The Avengers, Cabin in the Woods, violence in movies, The Raid: Redemption, Guild Wars 2, nerd wars, MorrisonCon, The Walking Dead game, Xenoblade Chronicles, The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim DLC, the world’s…
166
Apr 18, 2012 • 61 min
Wherein we discuss Instagram, Kickstarter, LovePlus, sex in games, Fez, Legend of Grimrock, Final Fantasy XIII, game characters cosplaying as other game characters, horrible Internet porn, and dating spreadsheets. Starring Ryan Scott, Ray Barnholt,…
165
Apr 11, 2012 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss defeating Sheng Long, Xenoblade Chronicles, GameStop vs. Amazon vs. Best Buy vs. Ryan Higgins’ moon logic, Diablo III, Skullgirls, ultra-violent fighting games, the knife test, Gray Matter, and Game of Thrones 2x02 (spoiler…
164
Apr 4, 2012 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss getting mugged, Molyjam 2012, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, our favorite April Fools’ Day pranks, Game of Thrones episode 2x01 (spoiler alert!), William Shatner playing William Shatner, Total Recall, the history of Leisure…
163
Mar 28, 2012 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss Kid Icarus: Uprising, patches for Nintendo platforms, angel mythology, Total Recall, terrifying movie scenes, RoboCop, Ninja Turtles, terrible archery, anime, Japanese RPGs, Intelligent Systems, David Bowie songs, Venture Bros., and…
162
Mar 21, 2012 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss Draw Something, the disposability of mobile games, Arkham Horror, Cthulhu Saves the World, crazy Kickstarter projects, Kid Icarus: Uprising, playing Wii games, Telltale’s Walking Dead game, Michael Bay vs. the Teenage Mutant Ninja…
161
Mar 14, 2012 • 63 min
Wherein we discuss gaming expos, Outliers, John Carter (of Mars), Awake, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, new old stuff, The Artist, talking during movies, the Fitch Hitch, and Academy Award winners vs. IMDb. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Adam…
160
Mar 7, 2012 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss battle scars, The Hunger Games, Anne Rice, samurai movies, 13 Assassins, Technicolor fever, Journey, Game Developers Conference 2012, indie game developers vs. Japan, the video game industry crash of 1983, Japan vs. America, free…
159
Feb 29, 2012 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss nerdy girls, Game of Thrones (season 1 spoilers!), fake Thor mythology vs. fake Norse mythology, Sherlock’s superpowers, Sacha Baron Cohen, Joustin’ Beaver, Joust: The Movie, negative attitudes in the fighting game community, bad…
158
Feb 22, 2012 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss weird accents, the Alamo Drafthouse, the horrors of the San Francisco Mission, wild movie events, Sherlock (light spoilers for the first episode), 11th-dimensional chess, Twitter disasters, Doctor Adam Fitch Explains It All, the…
157
Feb 15, 2012 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss the Jelly Belly factory, molecular gastronomy (WTF?), the amazing Jeremy Lin, Star Wars: Episode I 3D, crazy TV producers, Sherlock in America, Comic Book Men, superhero identities, murder mysteries, Double Fine’s crazy Kickstarter…
156
Feb 8, 2012 • 66 min
Wherein we discuss clambakes, The Apartment, Professor Layton, the Ace Attorney movie, the Japanese judicial system, sober Disney marathons (and Hobbit cameos), John Lennon vs. Stephen King, Game of Thrones, the awesomeness of Jeremy Renner, Max…
155
Feb 1, 2012 • 66 min
Wherein we discuss Stretch Armstrong, Ferris Bueller’s new car, artistic advertising, celebrity homicide, Ace Attorney 5, Ong-Bak: The Game, terrible comedies, the Simpsons’ decline, Sherlock, Justified, opening credits, vocoders, awesome movies,…
154
Jan 25, 2012 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss kids not buying comics, Archie’s high school years, the Xbox in Japan, creepy music store customers, recording music off the TV, the worst Soundwave ever, the horrible Oscars, Sherlock, Alcatraz (including Ryan Higgins’ crackpot…
153
Jan 18, 2012 • 64 min
Wherein we discuss passing the bar exam, single comic issues vs. trade paperbacks, bookstores vs. books, drunken Disney World marathons, Star Wars: The Old Republic, the dumbest Star Wars subplot ever, Hutt sexuality, Alcatraz, and Dave Chappelle’s…
152
Jan 11, 2012 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss PaintScape, boring U.S. states, supervolcanoes, Lord of the Rings plot holes, Dungeons & Dragons: 5th Edition, role-playing in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, disgusting potato chip flavors, fun-filled Spanish lessons, Star Trek:…
151
Jan 4, 2012 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss sudden changes, terrible customer service, Hurdy Gurdy, the 2nd 87th Annual Geekbox Awards, a happy Calendar Man new year, Adam’s Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword check-in, Doctor Who vs. Star Trek, more bad Grant Morrison comics,…
150
Dec 28, 2011 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss southern California, The Adventures of Tintin, Watchmen 2, The Lord of the Rings, the Hobbit trailer, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, 127 Hours, Star Wars: The Old Republic, the Fitch Hitch, questionable records, new cell…
149
Dec 21, 2011 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss a case of the Mondays, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, TaleSpin canon, The Dark Knight Rises teaser trailer, Star Wars: The Old Republic, the Star Wars Expanded Universe, the Marvel MMO, Facebook and Twitter woes, Kim Jong-illin’,…
148
Dec 14, 2011 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss obscure Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles villains, “Weird Al” Yankovic trivia, sleeping problems, devoting exorbitant amounts of times to games, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, the Spike VGAs, some company called Naughty Dog,…
147
Dec 7, 2011 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss DHARMA food-bearers, never going to Napa Valley, weird weddings, angry zoo animals, the death of GamePro, chemistry 101, Lost, Twin Peaks, Peep Show, The Hunger Games, messed-up fiction, the most ridiculous fake psychology ever, The…
146
Nov 30, 2011 • 63 min
Wherein we discuss Doritos flavors, the most boring food ever, World of Warcraft patch 4.3, carnival games, really tired memes, Adam’s favorite movie of all-time, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, DOTA 2, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and slime…
145
Nov 23, 2011 • 62 min
Wherein we discuss Ali G’s hometown, Doctor Who, culture shock, offbeat sporting events, Star Wars: The Old Republic, World of Warcraft’s decline, fun vs. family, Castlevania, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Burn Notice, and The X-Files. Starring Ryan…
144
Nov 16, 2011 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss Siamese orgies, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, arachnophobia mods, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Super Mario Bros. 2, Mario Kart 7, bad Batman: Arkham City bugs, crazy Final Fantasy exploits, the irrelevance of finite lives in…
143
Nov 9, 2011 • 64 min
Wherein we discuss World of Warcraft’s diminishing player base, the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, midnight game launches, our games of the year (so far), Team Fortress 2 freebies, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Rayman Origins, Super Mario 3D Land, 21…
142
Nov 2, 2011 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss Batman: The Long Halloween, Street Fighter costumes, Batman: Arkham City (some mid-game spoilers!), World of Warcraft, ridiculous achievement-related tasks, Ready Player One, Otomedius Excellent, Hetalia: Axis Powers, Nintendo’s…
141
Oct 26, 2011 • 66 min
Wherein we discuss BlizzCon 2011, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, autoattacking in MMOs, character-building choices, PokeWoW, Batman: Arkham City, Grand Theft Auto V, The Walking Dead, Serenity, character deaths, and the Buffy/Angel canon….
140
Oct 19, 2011 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss Professor Layton and the Last Specter, Professor Layton’s London Life, math problems, Batman: Arkham City, Dark Souls speedruns, Bubsy savants, Lord of the Rings Online hacking, Dance Central 2, the Doctor Who season 6 finale…
139
Oct 12, 2011 • 56 min
Wherein we discuss alma maters, country music, horrible stereotypes, Final Fantasy Tactics, Advance Wars, default character names, mispronounced Street Fighter voice clips, bastard swords, Game of Thrones, Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny, movies that…
138
Oct 5, 2011 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss Firefox vs. Chrome, Windows vs. Star Trek, Damon Lindelof vs. Lost, Bruce Campbell, Demon’s Souls (and Dark Souls), the Ico & Shadow of the Colossus Collection, the Splinter Cell HD Trilogy, Square Enix mega-bosses, Tetris Link,…
137
Sep 28, 2011 • 59 min
Wherein we discuss Scroll, Scrolls, The Elder Scrolls, Game Center CX, Californian folk heroes, Chrono Trigger (and Chrono Cross), Tomato, Final Fantasy Tactics, Dark Souls, hard-ass games, the Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Collection, the end of…
136
Sep 21, 2011 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss fat Americans, Virgin Mode, porn reviews, Tough Mudder 2011, Doctor Who, water physics, Burn Notice, the Netflix/Qwikster situation, cable Xboxes, Chrono Trigger, Ni no Kuni, Xenoblade Chronicles, DC Universe Online, digital comics,…
135
Sep 14, 2011 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss special guests, Metal Gear Solid 3 love/hate, Radiant Silvergun, Disneyland’s Star Tours redux, OKCupid matchmaking tactics, Tokyo Game Show 2011, the big dumb Nintendo 3DS Frankenstick (including Adam Fitch’s most epic rant to…
134
Sep 7, 2011 • 60 min
Wherein we discuss the death of the Xbox 360 (…in Japan), The Idolmaster, LovePlus, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (spoiler warning!), Star Wars trolling, Dragon Quest X, the nature of MMOs, Square Enix’s recent development history, Ni no…
133
Aug 31, 2011 • 63 min
Wherein we discuss OKCupid horror stories, PAX Prime 2011, Retronauts, Bubble Bobble, Portal: No Escape, Star Wars: The Old Republic, League of Legends, pro scavenger-hunting, Tropico 4, Frozen Synapse, Metal Gear Solid, long-ass YouTube videos,…
132
Aug 24, 2011 • 60 min
Wherein we discuss terrible licensed NES games, new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics, editing Wikipedia, The Walking Dead, the Super NES’ 20th birthday, Star Wars: The Old Republic, the ups and downs of Final Fantasy, the cost of playing, Super…
131
Aug 17, 2011 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss cartoon college, Al Gore, the creative world, the Comedy Button, Transformers dishes, steampunk hate (take 2), Renaissance Faire, Burn Notice, Doctor Who non-spoilers, ThunderCats, Awkward, extracurricular high school activities,…
130
Aug 10, 2011 • 45 min
Wherein we discuss the problem with steampunk, the secret history of Trenched, confusing-as-hell musical genres, trenchcoats, airport horror stories, Attack the Block, Netflix for movie theaters, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Fitch’s porno weekend,…
129
Aug 3, 2011 • 56 min
Wherein we discuss the future of GamePro, the life of Ray Barnholt, Game of Thrones, Captain America: The First Avenger, Cowboys and Aliens, Smurfs, Garfield and Peter Venkman, flagrant alcoholism, HeroClix, Shadowrun Duels, Nintendo in the ’90s, and…
128
Jul 27, 2011 • 54 min
Wherein we discuss racist candy, San Diego Comic-Con 2011, Seth Green’s Hot Ice Cream, 10-hour panel campouts, Doctor Who, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, DC Universe Online, geek girls, Beavis and Butt-head, Game of Thrones, Walking Dead politics,…
127
Jul 21, 2011 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss Tiny Tower, Voltron: Defender of the Universe, quarter-munchers, Bastion, Diablo III, Catherine, online purity tests, Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, dealing with ant infestations (WTF?), My Girl, the StarCraft/Warcraft…
126
Jul 13, 2011 • 57 min
Wherein we discuss the Oregon Trail, baseballs to the head, Team Fortress 2, choco-tacos, Tiny Tower, paying for power, Civ World, Chinese Gmail hackers, Extinct: Are You Smarter Than a Plant?, evolution according to Crazy Uncle Adam, Glitch, Cookie…
125
Jul 6, 2011 • 62 min
Wherein we discuss where the heck Ryan Scott is this week, Independence Day, fatherhood, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, ThunderCats, Adam Fitch’s sexy voice, Bridesmaids, Sex and the City, fat people, The Silence of the Lambs, From Up On Poppy Hill,…
124
Jun 29, 2011 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss Duke Nukem Forever, Team Fortress 2, World of Warcraft (free-to-play!), Eve Online, Android phones, Google Music, violent video game laws, the death of Star Wars Galaxies, DC Universe Online, Guild Wars 2, Doctor Who off-screen…
123
Jun 22, 2011 • 92 min
Wherein we discuss ordering food, true Internet love, Big Bang Theory, Flatland, the Doctor Who hiatus, Green Lantern, Burn Notice, Twin Peaks (spoiler warning!), icky age differences, L.A. Noire (late-game spoilers!), Red Dead Redemption, annoying…
122
Jun 15, 2011 • 89 min
Wherein we discuss the Suicide Squad, the big DC Comics reboot, digital comics, E3 Expo 2011, Overstrike, BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider, SSX, Disney Universe, Reel Fishing Paradise 3D, Professor Layton rip-offs, crazy Konami developers, Frogger 3D,…
121
Jun 7, 2011 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss E3 eating habits, teleprompts, mainstreamed press conferences, Mass Effect, impenetrable sports games, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Beyond Good & Evil, bad emcees, Sony’s mea culpa, the PlayStation Vita, Bing, Sesame Street:…
120
Jun 2, 2011 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss FanimeCon 2011, Dalek rage, stage names, Doctor Who, theme music, hundred-percenting Rockstar games, Alan Wake, the Uncharted movie, Legolas: The Lord of the Rings, Duke Nukem Forever, memes, definition misuse, the suckiness of…
119
May 26, 2011 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss being Raptured, the Macho Man, wacky British television, Doctor Who, Sanctuary, Mortal Kombat: Legacy, Star Trek, Candyland, the Muppets, childhood nightmare fuel, Thor, game industry politics, The Dark Tower, book bindings, and the…
118
May 19, 2011 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss L.A. Noire, L.A. Confidential, Glee, the horrors of Twilight, the end of Smallville (minor spoilers), Alcatraz, scary movies, the PlayStation Network, Google’s Chromebooks, data clouds, insane crackpot theories on teleportation, and…
117
May 12, 2011 • 57 min
Wherein we discuss holidays, pirates on Doctor Who, Daleks on South Park, levels of spoilers, Thor (spoilers!), accents, Green Lantern, Dark Souls, World of Warcraft’s subscriber base, sucking, weird press releases, PlayStation Network, European…
116
May 5, 2011 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss “Weird Al” Yankovic, America F Yeah, Portal 2’s co-op campaign, Doctor Who, the Fitch Hitch, Outland, Mass Effect 2 latecomers, Star Wars: The Old Republic, class role dynamics in MMOs, Star Wars: The Old Republic, DC Universe…
115
Apr 28, 2011 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss Doctor Who (spoilers for the season 6 premiere!), broken PCs, the PlayStation Network fiasco, Mortal Kombat ragenauts, button-mashing, Portal 2 (very light spoilers at most), and Burn Notice. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Adam…
114
Apr 21, 2011 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss packing, Portal 2 and Internet blackouts (spoiler-free), Half-Life 3, Mortal Kombat, Hanna, The Adjustment Bureau, Battlestar Galactica, Lost answers (sans questions), The Gentleman Bastard, Game of Thrones, author existence…
113
Apr 14, 2011 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss musical guests, real jobs, Doctor Who, worldwide releases, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3DS, Find Mii, voice commands, Stacking: The Lost Hobo King, Dungeons & Dragons, subscriptions by laziness, lots of MMOs, General…
112
Apr 7, 2011 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss Psych, hipsters, dumb sports junk, WonderCon 2011, Green Lantern, crazy Q&A participants, the steampunk genre, Green Lantern, real-life Jedi, cricket, Max Brooks, awkward cosplay, Doctor Who, awesome podcast reviews on iTunes,…
111
Mar 31, 2011 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss Las Vegas, Lady Gaga, Sucker Punch, The Man of Steel, jaunty tunes, new podcasts, new jobs, 3G woes, Final Fantasy III for iPhone, Nintendo 3DS nonsense, the value of people (as reflected by Metacritic), e-book readers, more…
110
Mar 23, 2011 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss the power of the people, Dragon Age II, Mass Effect, the paralysis of choice, the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendogs + Cats, Face Raiders, the trials and tribulations of Tetris, Nintendo vs. “garage developers,” triple-A malaise, hilarious…
109
Mar 17, 2011 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss PAX East, counterfeit games, the Power Glove, Bastion, Child of Eden, The Gunstringer, Portal 2, scavenger hunts, cold weather, Snapshot, RiffTrax (mild Inception spoilers), celebrity freebies, crazy Steve Jobs, and music…
108
Mar 10, 2011 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss Fight Club, female listeners, the history of Pac-Man, the 2011 Game Developers Conference, more localization ins-and-outs, Dead Island, Mortal Kombat, Shoot Many Robots, Hard Corps: Uprising, Beyond Good & Evil HD, L.A. Noire,…
107
Mar 3, 2011 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss notable absences, Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation, the language of memory, the quirks of game localization, remake decay, Woolseyisms, off-the-cuff Japanese lessons, Radical Dreamers, Fire Emblem: Sealed Sword, NEStalgia,…
106
Feb 24, 2011 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss snow in San Francisco, Bulletstorm, really messed-up terminology, the Geektionary, Dwayne McDuffie (R.I.P.), Superman’s grooming habits (and badassery), Kryptonite science, Knights of the Dinner Table, Stacking, Half-Minute Hero,…
105
Feb 17, 2011 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss Amsterdam, rare stuff, Pokemon Black and White, achievement-whoring, awesome copy protection, Ryan’s ultimate triumph over Demon’s Souls, Stacking, Mario Sports Mix, the GameCube, The Nintendo 3DS launch lineup, EarthBound, the…
104
Feb 10, 2011 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss X-Men, Demon’s Souls, Magicka, Angry Birds cheat codes, the disposability of games, sequelitis, price points for digital media, Rift, pushing games out the door too early, Fantastic Three, comic book deaths, movie titles vs….
103
Feb 3, 2011 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss foreign soft drinks, eye-scream (light Dead Space 2 spoilers!), Doctor Who, Sherlock, the Egypt situation, Demon’s Souls, Kirby’s Epic Yarn, Magicka, recutting The King’s Speech, and Batman and Superman casting news. Starring Ryan…
102
Jan 28, 2011 • 99 min
Wherein we discuss the 1st 87th Annual Geekboxies, awesome games, the year in TV, Oscar nominees, editing Wikipedia, bed intruders, terrible TV personalities, bad movie marathons, The Last Airbender, Wizard Magazine (RIP), vertical challenges, digital…
101
Jan 20, 2011 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss surprise holidays, Green Hornet, The King’s Speech, the Golden Globe Awards, selling out, stupid fan nicknames, Dictionary wackiness, Being Human, The Cape, DC Universe Online, and listener mail. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Ryan…
100
Jan 13, 2011 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss tailbones, vacations and anniversaries, Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale, World of Warcraft, udders vs. boobs, DC Universe Online, Joe Quesada’s abdication of the Marvel editorial throne, I’m Still Here, Star Wars, Baz Luhrmann,…
99
Jan 6, 2011 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss welcome returns, the Fitch Hitch, the real Mexico, Tron: Legacy (again!), Kick-Ass, creator vs. creation, Thor continuity controversies, Scott Pilgrim, Academy Award logistics, DC Universe Online, Game of the Year awards, Heavy…
98
Dec 30, 2010 • 53 min
Wherein we discuss Christmas in the World of Warcraft, Back to the Future: The Game, leaked Legend of Zelda prototypes, One Chance, Battletoads vs. Bucky O’Hare, Tron: Legacy (again), the logistics of 3D film, True Grit, Tim Burton, the lameassness of…
97
Dec 23, 2010 • 98 min
Wherein we discuss the Fitch family, Angry Birds, X-Men: The Arcade Game, song licensing, DC Universe Online, big tips, Tron: Legacy (spoiler alert!), the Bizarro Fitch Hitch, sucking at Super Mario Bros. 2, our collective lack of Harry Potter…
96
Dec 16, 2010 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss rockin’ out with Broasis, Tron: Legacy (the movie), Tron: Legacy (the game), World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, 2029 Online, DC Universe Online, Guillermo del Toro’s Insane (SO insane), SSX: Deadly Descents, Batman: Arkham City, the…
95
Dec 9, 2010 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss the 2010 Podcast Awards, high scores, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Back to the Future, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, collector’s editions, DC Universe Online, Smallville (and Smallville II: That’s So Raven), The Walking Dead…
94
Dec 2, 2010 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss The Walking Dead (spoiler warning!), Inception: The Video Game, Black Friday, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Geometry Wars, Super Mario All-Stars, Zelda wars, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Super Mario Bros. 2 launch day, Epic…
93
Nov 24, 2010 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (spoiler warning!), Donkey Kong Country Returns, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Xbox Live politics, The Walking Dead…
92
Nov 18, 2010 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss Internet video, the end of Doctor Who: Series 5, zombie movies, zombie games, Harry Potter, the Green Lantern teaser footage, The Walking Dead, character-driven narrative, Robin Hood, Sherlock, Burn Notice, World of Warcraft, Ultima…
91
Nov 11, 2010 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss Bastion, software incompatibility, Good Old Games, the journey from gaming press to game development, Metroid: Other M, anime influences in games, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, The Walking Dead, the pitfalls of serialized fiction…
90
Nov 4, 2010 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss the World Series, Futurama costumes, The Walking Dead, Star Trek Online, Rock Band 3, Red Dead Redemption, Star Wars games, the ongoing World of Warcraft: Cataclysm world event, loremastering, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Kinect,…
89
Oct 28, 2010 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss employment challenges, BlizzCon 2010, awkward questions, crazy costumes, Diablo III, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Final Fantasy XIV, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes, stupid Pokemons, Enslaved, Fable III, Microsoft’s PC gaming…
88
Oct 20, 2010 • 70 min
Wherein we discuss the NES’ 25th anniversary, Kirby’s Epic Yarn, the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm pre-patch, raiding dynamics, the upcoming BlizzCon 2010, the Kinect launch lineup, Green Lantern’s power battery, the WoW: Cataclysm opening cinematic,…
87
Oct 14, 2010 • 66 min
Wherein we discuss forum ragenautting, attention spans, Dead Rising 2, quick-time events, Heavy Rain, Plants vs. Zombies for XBLA, Grant Morrison’s Batman and Robin run, Pocket Frogs, New York Comic Con, X-Men: The Arcade Game, new DC Comics…
86
Oct 7, 2010 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss fake Facebooks, more Minecraft, Limbo story analysis (spoilers!), Bionic Commando: Rearmed, Kirby’s Epic Yarn, bad art, the Nintendo 3DS, the stupid PSP, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, DC Universe Online delays, Zack Snyder’s…
85
Sep 30, 2010 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss Reservoir Dogs-style openings, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, camera angles, budget price points, Deadly Premonition, Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert’s new job, Final Fantasy XIV, Minecraft, Civilization V, accessibility in games,…
84
Sep 23, 2010 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss things we shouldn’t discuss on the Geekbox, bad-looking comics, the death of APB, the economics of gambling, Plants vs. Zombies in World of Warcraft, Civilization V, Red Dead Redemption, Halo: Reach, Minecraft, console shooters vs….
83
Sep 16, 2010 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss fake STDs, awful reality shows (like Jersey Shore), Dragon Quest IX horror stories, Plants vs. Zombies for XBLA, Peggle, Who Do You Think You Are?, Professor Layton and the Unwound Future, impossible puzzles, League of Legends, PAX…
82
Sep 9, 2010 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss Penny Arcade Expo 2010, Duke Nukem Forever, the ’90s, Portal 2, Final Fantasy XIV, Bastion, awkward questions, the Rebel FM/Geekbox PAX panel, the Castle Ravenloft board game, Kindles, cool t-shirts, Fluffernutters, True Blood,…
81
Sep 2, 2010 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss cactus-related incidents, finally playing through Red Dead Redemption, the verdict on Metroid: Other M, more Dragon Quest IX, League of Legends, exploding game consoles, cell phone batteries, Xbox Live price hikes, the stupid Emmys,…
80
Aug 26, 2010 • 64 min
Wherein we discuss new faces, unemployment, World of Warcraft malaise, StarCraft II, the secret history of Ryan Scott and Andrew Fitch, OCD, comic shop etiquette, Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers, Dragon Quest IX, stupid Pokemons, quest text, setting…
79
Aug 18, 2010 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss Andrew Fitch’s last hurrah, The Expendables, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (spoiler: the world is winning), evil dolls, Burn Notice, The Expendabelles, Madden NFL 11, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, Not in Portland, the X-Men: First…
78
Aug 13, 2010 • 63 min
Wherein we discuss clunkfic, website redesigns, Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, Settlers of Catan (…the non-XBLA version), Metroid: Other M, stupid boring vacations, EverQuest reboots, the wacky world of Eve Online,…
77
Aug 4, 2010 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss the impending DC Universe Online beta, 100% completion, Limbo puzzles (very minor spoilers), actions per minute, Castlevania, Supernatural, voice actors who sound like their characters in real life, Batman: Under the Red Hood, our…
76
Jul 28, 2010 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss alien invaders, boring jobs, DeathSpank, Limbo, digital distribution ad nauseam, StarCraft II’s impending release, San Diego Comic-Con 2010, the Avengers movie, the Burn Notice movie, the Suicide Squad videogame, Street Fighter x…
75
Jul 20, 2010 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss Burn Notice, Mad Men, The Simpsons (and why it might or might not suck), EW’s Green Lantern cover, the horrible Thor movie costumes, The Hammer, more Final Fantasy XIII rage, Tiger Woods’ videogame slump, shark-jumping commercials,…
74
Jul 14, 2010 • 79 min
Wherein we discuss public transportation woes, the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm beta, Final Fantasy XIV, Crackdown 2, Blizzard’s Real ID policy, Team Fortress 2 game night, fisting people in Puzzle Quest 2, Dragon Quest IX, Mark Millar’s weird…
73
Jul 7, 2010 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss MMO betas, the big Steam sale, Team Fortress 2 (again), Deathsmiles, Eve Online, Red Dead Redemption contest winners, Clue, Burn Notice, the apparent confusion surrounding Wonder Woman’s recent costume change, and omnipotent…
72
Jun 30, 2010 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss Final Fantasy XIII (a Patrick Joynt special), the 2010 World Cup, a few more E3 2010 bits, digital media, Star Wars role-playing, the Futurama premiere, more opinions on the end of Lost, our favorite TV endings, and listener mail….
71
Jun 23, 2010 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss Futurama’s impending return, E3 2010 press conferences, the Microsoft Kinect, the Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Move, Kid Icarus: Uprising, Star Wars: The Old Republic, free Xbox 360s, DC Universe Online, Rock Band 3, Epic Mickey,…
70
Jun 15, 2010 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss the first batch of E3 press conferences, the price of a steak dinner, punching holes through monitors in blind rage, free Xbox 360s, and what we want out of E3. Starring Ryan Scott, Jeff Green, Dana Jongewaard, and Matt Peckham.
69
Jun 9, 2010 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss Fitch’s Minnesota adventures, Team Fortress 2 class dynamics, Burn Notice’s season 4 premiere, E3 speculation, free-to-play MMOs, a stunning lack of tabletop RPG action, reviewing games vs. reviewing hype, and Prince of Persia:…
68
Jun 2, 2010 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss Karen’s junkie husband, Monkey Island, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Red Dead Redemption, the big Koopa castle in the sky, Fanime Expo 2010, thoughts on the upcoming BlizzCon, Christopher Eccleston’s tenure on Doctor Who, a bit more…
67
May 25, 2010 • 85 min
Wherein we discuss the end of Lost. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Justin Haywald, Ryan Higgins, and April Scott.
66
May 18, 2010 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss whether love can bloom on the battlefield, horrible ’90s music, stupid Pokemon tournaments, ratings catastrophes, mahjong hustling, Harry Potter nerdery of the highest magnitude, E3 liveblogs, porno technology, Mutants &…
65
May 11, 2010 • 93 min
Wherein we discuss Santa Cruz’s biggest mysteries, Iron Man 2, Mega Man: The Movie, our dream videogame films, Super Mario Crossover, the smartest person on the Geekbox, Doctor Who 5x04, the Harry Potter theme park, Lost 6x14, listener mail, and a…
64
May 5, 2010 • 89 min
Wherein we discuss Captain N: The Game Master, Free Comic Book Day, the trouble with mass transit, the iPad revisited, Doctor Who 5x03, merry thievery, Avatar, The Human Centipede, the Halo 2 Twelve, and awesome TV shows. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen…
63
Apr 28, 2010 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss XTREME BIAS, not getting the joke, Doctor Who 5x02 (including the worst recap of all time), the suckiness of Comcast, the awesome possibility of a Dazzler movie, the direct-to-video bait-and-switch, Kevin Smith, the New Warriors,…
62
Apr 20, 2010 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss sports stadiums, the latest on why Joss Whedon is awesome, multimillion-dollar sparkly horsies, 3D Dot Game Heroes, Doctor Who 5x01, radio plays, listener mail, Mark Millar and his stupid-ass new movie, and Lost 6x12. Starring…
61
Apr 13, 2010 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss the horrors of morning radio, Penny Arcade’s harrowing encounter with the worst podcast ever, Clash of the Titans (and a bit of Greek mythological learnin’), Burn Notice: The Musical, cool ensemble caper movies, Scott Pilgrim,…
60
Apr 6, 2010 • 71 min
Wherein we discuss Fitch’s mysterious life, WonderCon 2010, celebrity hobnobbing, the iPad revolution, Flash: Secret Origins, the aftermath of Green Lantern: Blackest Night, the Geekbox’s 2010 Achievement Contest winners, Lost 6x10, tacky themed…
59
Mar 30, 2010 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss the most poorly planned burglary of 2010, water-walking, Dunkin’ Donuts, horrific culinary experiments, PAX East 2010, DeathSmiles, nerd-on-nerd violence, navel-gazing, crazy Indiana Jones stuff, wife aggro, Chatroulette, Green…
58
Mar 23, 2010 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss SXSW 2010, Lord British in space, sandwich-related awkwardness, PAX East party details, MLB 10: The Show, Sakura Wars, the end of David Tennant’s Doctor Who run, the worst comic book ever, Captain America casting news, Lost 6x08,…
57
Mar 16, 2010 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss Lost 6x07, subliminal advertising, Survivor (AKA the stupidest show ever), the awesomeness of Tim Burton, Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey, waiting in line for dumb Pokemon games, teasers for fan-made trailers, Star Wars: The Old…
56
Mar 9, 2010 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss live recordings, official Geekbox achievement contest updates, SyFy original movies, Lost 6x06, Burn Notice 3x16, Final Fantasy XIII, RPG naming conventions, griefing on role-playing servers, Resident Evil, Ratchet & Clank…
55
Mar 2, 2010 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss comic artist Nick Simmons’ rampant plagiarism, Lost 6x05, PlayStation 3 meltdowns, the Geekbox’s Xbox 360 Achievement Point contest, Mega Man 10, baseball videogames, exceedingly insane auctions, Burn Notice 3x15, Justice League:…
54
Feb 23, 2010 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss awesomely creative commercials, green-screening, Burn Notice 3x14, Spartacus, the truth about Fitch’s age, nocturnal releases, BioShock 2 (pretty spoiler-free), The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom, Ace Attorney, Lost 6x04…
53
Feb 16, 2010 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss Lost 6x03, Burn Notice 3x13, World of Warcraft server transfers, competitive games, Stadium Events, Kotaku’s recent HDTV penetration survey, watching the Super Bowl for the commercials, and movie spoilers (and staying unspoiled)….
52
Feb 9, 2010 • 87 min
Wherein we discuss the Puppy Bowl, Lost 6x01 (including an awesome listener e-mail), Burn Notice 3x12, Smallville: Absolute Justice, Star Trek Online, our growing excitement for BioShock 2, bawwwwwwwwwwing about spoilers, Ace Attorney Investigations…
51
Feb 2, 2010 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss Foursquare, Vegas vacations, Burn Notice 3x11, Mass Effect 2, Darksiders (spoilers!), White Knight Chronicles, Wizard: The Magazine of Absolute Failure, Star Trek Offline, classic Mega Man, SF Sketchfest, outdated TV rating systems,…
50
Jan 27, 2010 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss website redesigns, the Eatbox starring Karen Chew, MFing Avatar, Burn Notice 3x10, Buffy Season 8, the Gabrielle Anwar scale, Lost season 6 predictions, Mega Man, Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment, BioShock 2, dumb MMO character…
49
Jan 21, 2010 • 69 min
Wherein we discuss late-night dumbness, moneyhatting, the depths of MMO obsession, EA Sports Active, why Dragon Age is “a bunch of Lord of the Rings crap,” developing relationships 101 (AKA the most awkward conversation ever), clones vs….
48
Jan 14, 2010 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss Torchwood, Tom Green’s sheer idiocy, Demon’s Souls, the Goonies, Bayonetta, Star Trek Online, the A-Team (including the first official Geekbox fanfic production), Avatar(d), Lost vs. Obama, Spider-Man 4’s sudden downward spiral, and…
47
Jan 8, 2010 • 66 min
Wherein we discuss playing games with the family, trivial information, The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, our eternal love for Batman: Arkham Asylum, the A-Team, the most idiotic manbaby in comics, the Lost Supper, and learning to love the Venture…
46
Dec 31, 2009 • 95 min
Wherein we discuss this week’s special guest host, Burn Notice’s impending return, the happy holidays, Sherlock Holmes, a dramatic reading from Entertainment Weekly, our favorite games of the decade, SyFy’s Alice miniseries, Torchwood, Fitch’s…
45
Dec 23, 2009 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss our boring-ass Christmas plans, more fun racist Disney stuff, Microsoft’s latest non-commitment to PC gaming, the new EGM, insane ramblings from Roadie Brock, speciesism, and more World of Warcraft 3.3 awesomeness. Starring Ryan…
44
Dec 17, 2009 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss Umloud 2009, obsessive gaming, The Princess and the Frog (the most racist movie ever), Doctor Who, the Venture Bros. season non-finale, Red Cliff, the Spike Video Game Awards, the most dangerous house in Sunnyvale, Mega Man 10,…
43
Dec 10, 2009 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, the insane Bayonetta demo, Assassin’s Creed II frustration, unobtanium (Avatar: The Movie: The Game spoilers!), insane Duke Nukem Forever developer quotes, pre-order incentives, DC: Earth One, the…
42
Dec 3, 2009 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss Thanksgiving turkey coma, Blu-ray indecisiveness, Dragon Age, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, League of Legends’ insidious free-ness, Assassin’s Creed II, more Turtles Forever, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, coming to grips with new types of…
41
Nov 25, 2009 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss the week’s three-man band, rogue turkeys, Grand Theft Staleness, Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (and some annoying design decisions), marrying videogame characters, Star Trek Online, the nature of the game review process, Star…
40
Nov 18, 2009 • 57 min
Wherein we discuss the return of our most polarizing guest host, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Modern Warfare 2, Dragon Age: Origins, really nerdy Magic: The Gathering rules arguments (we apologize in advance), The Boondock Saints II, really bad tattoos,…
39
Nov 11, 2009 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss strip clubs and porno, layoffs at EA, Facebook games, the rise and fall of marginal MMOs, Ninteneverything, Space Hulk, random board games, Survivor schemers, Watchmen (again!), the V premiere, Venture Bros., vision problems, the…
38
Nov 5, 2009 • 75 min
Wherein we discuss Halloween festivities, porno candy, horror movies, Arkham Horror (and why Ryan Scott sucks at running games), free parking, really hard achievements, videogame addiction, I Made A Game With Zombies In It, holiday madness, Lego…
37
Oct 29, 2009 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss bouncing for strippers, the Fitch Mega-Hitch, Karen’s take on Tropico 3, extreme RPG spoilers, Excitebike World Rally, Battle City, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, DSi penis envy, the Wizard of Oz, Night of the Creeps, our building…
36
Oct 21, 2009 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss dear frenemies, the fate of airplane lavatories, Star Wars in Concert, the history of Steve Guttenberg, Tekken 6, Borderlands, EverQuest (WTF?), the Persona MMO, aaaaanime, the life and times of Captain Lou Albano, the wonky west…
35
Oct 15, 2009 • 82 min
Wherein we discuss the uproar over last episode’s guest host, Dragon Quest and boycotts, really stupid bands, shocking comic mysteries (with a nod to the dumbest Internet message board theory you’ll ever hear), 2009’s lineup of awesome DC animated…
34
Oct 7, 2009 • 116 min
Wherein we discuss Mr. Karen Chu, the PSP Go, choice in games, Splinter Cell Conviction, Modern Warfare 2, Burnout Paradise, Shadow Complex (and the controversies it inspired), one-trick-pony comic writers (go Grant Morrison and Garth Ennis!),…
33
Sep 30, 2009 • 90 min
Wherein we discuss Fitch’s Japanese odyssey, Nigerian pimps, super-Internet-fame, Tokyo Game Show 2009, Super Street Fighter IV, Amazing Race, FlashForward, Heroes, V, Smallville, Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, longstanding comic book creative teams…
32
Sep 23, 2009 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss Japanese field trips, Michael Emerson’s Emmy win, season 1 of Dexter, fake-ass movie computers, the awesomeness of RiffTrax, the possibility of a fifth Indiana Jones film, the Advertising Walk of Fame (WTF!?), Arkham Asylum’s…
31
Sep 16, 2009 • 63 min
Wherein we discuss Penny Arcade Expo 2009, swine flu, jumping from press to game development, your average QA department, British TV shows, web vs. print, and Star Wars in Concert (don’t miss our awesome Star Wars trivia question!). Starring Ryan…
The Geekbox: Brodeo Reunion 2009, Part 2
Sep 9, 2009 • 71 min
This special edition of the Geekbox is an audio recording of the GFW Radio (or “Brodeo”) Reunion podcast, performed live for a packed crowd at Penny Arcade Expo 2009 in Seattle, WA. The podcast reunites former Computer Gaming World/Games…
The Geekbox: Brodeo Reunion 2009, Part 1
Sep 9, 2009 • 59 min
This special edition of the Geekbox is an audio recording of the GFW Radio (or “Brodeo”) Reunion podcast, performed live for a packed crowd at Penny Arcade Expo 2009 in Seattle, WA. The podcast reunites former Computer Gaming World/Games…
30
Sep 2, 2009 • 63 min
Wherein we discuss red rings of death, ragequitting, Batman: Arkham Asylum (again!), being terrified of competitive gaming, Star Trek Online, stupid furries, the impending Penny Arcade Expo 2009, the big Disney-Marvel buyout, Inglourious Basterds,…
29
Aug 27, 2009 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss BlizzCon 2009 (lots of stuff — including the big World of Warcraft and Diablo III announcements), Ryan’s goofy musical tastes, WWE SummerSlam (because wrestling is SO nerdy), and the sheer awesomeness of Batman: Arkham Asylum….
28
Aug 19, 2009 • 80 min
Wherein we discuss Yoshitaka Amano, cosplay, Champions Online, stupid game critics, District 9, Ponyo, Quentin Tarantino and the Inglourious Plummers, Game Center CX, and the impending BlizzCon 2009. Starring Ryan Scott, Andrew Fitch, Justin…
27
Aug 13, 2009 • 94 min
Wherein we discuss Karen’s weekly porno comic fix, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, bad ’80s cartoons, Burn Notice episode 3x09, awesomely misleading Internet ads, Civilization Revolution for the iPhone, the latest World of Warcraft expansion buzz, Xbox…
26
Aug 5, 2009 • 75 min
Wherein we formally welcome new permanent co-host Mike Cruz, introduce our listeners to the God of Shamisen, talk about a bunch of baby games, rave about the League of Legends beta (well… ONE of us does), get psyched for the big World of Warcraft…
25
Jul 30, 2009 • 84 min
Wherein we discuss the director’s cut of Watchmen, Karen’s favorite porno comics, San Diego Comic-Con 2009, the World of Warcraft movie, people who obsess over fictional relationships, comic book lettering, ‘Splosion Man, Bruno, Snape killing…
24
Jul 22, 2009 • 89 min
Wherein we discuss Burn Notice episode 3x06 (and series star Jeffrey Donovan DUI), Wii Sports Resort, awesome old Final Fantasy games (and the FF4 sequel), Professor Layton, adventure games, MMO foibles, flying cars, the (potential) recasting of…
23
Jul 15, 2009 • 68 min
Wherein we discuss Fitch’s big date, Professor Layton’s Curious Twitter Scam, GamePro’s recent plagiarizing problems, the big Green Lantern casting news, Robert Kirkman’s Invincible, superhero underoos, BlazBlue, the glorious return of Monkey…
22
Jul 9, 2009 • 76 min
Wherein we extend our Win a Date with Fitch contest, give the thumbs-up to LucasArts’ back-catalog on Steam, discuss a relatively humane corporate layoff practice, get the lowdown on Fitch’s European vacation, scratch our heads at Monty Python,…
21
Jun 30, 2009 • 78 min
Wherein we play matchmakers for an absent Andrew Fitch, reflect on Burn Notice episode 3x04, talk about crazy Japanese TV shows and movies, praise/rag on Transformers 2, discuss the crazy life of a copy editor, observe Celebrity Death Week, and…
20
Jun 25, 2009 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss vapid reality TV shows, King Koopa’s love life, Burn Notice episode 3x03, Fitch’s impending European vacation, what makes us so great (or not), iMax movies, and more driving-related nonsense. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu,…
19
Jun 18, 2009 • 77 min
Wherein we discuss Burn Notice episode 3x02, dig into inFamous and Prototype, express more love for Punch-Out!! and PopCap, geek out about World of Warcraft, rage on Fry’s Electronics, get excited for Drag Me to Hell and Transformers: Revenge of the…
18
Jun 11, 2009 • 83 min
Wherein we discuss the Burn Notice season premiere, Pixar’s Up, dog-training, sad movies, a Fitch non-Hitch, and E3 Expo 2009. E3 highlights include Star Wars: The Old Republic, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Muramasa: The Demon Blade, Splinter Cell:…
17
May 28, 2009 • 73 min
Wherein we discuss the terrible Terminator Salvation, our building excitement for Burn Notice, next week’s E3 Expo, Plants vs. Zombies (and why Ryan can’t stop playing it), Oregon Trail on the iPhone, swine flu, and the latest Fitch Hitch update….
16
May 20, 2009 • 72 min
Wherein we discuss Bitmob’s launch, the Lost season 5 finale (big spoiler warning!), Greg Ford’s desire to kick Sabretooth’s ass, Greg’s take on Star Trek (more spoilers), Gabrielle Anwar’s potential summer wardrobe, the awesomeness of the new…
15
May 16, 2009 • 56 min
Wherein we discuss awesome summer movies (AKA Star Trek), horrible summer movies (AKA Wolverine), the lead-up to Lost’s season 5 finale (spoiler warning), the impending return of Burn Notice, competitive crossword puzzles, Piston Honda (with an A),…
14
May 2, 2009 • 65 min
Wherein we discuss drinking binges, GameStop’s hiring practices, LARPing-related school projects we’d rather forget, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Non-HD Remix, terrible Ghostbusters/Batman/Superman games, Burnout Paradise: Cops & Robbers, Vin Diesel’s…
13
Apr 25, 2009 • 61 min
Wherein we discuss the recent BioShock 2 preview event, the Gabrielle Anwar review scale, Master Higgins’ long-overdue viewing of Firefly, Family Guy vs. The Simpsons, the new G.I. Joe Resolute animated shorts, Fitch’s disturbingly thorough…
12
Apr 17, 2009 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss Street Fighter tournaments, TV sweeps periods, Lost 5x12 (spoiler warning!), the series premiere of The Unusuals, fickle television networks, terrible movies, the big World of Warcraft 3.1 patch, stupid Pokemon games, awesome…
11
Apr 11, 2009 • 97 min
Wherein we discuss idiotic April Fools’ jokes, the value of comics, Master Higgins’ lack of reading, piracy, Hollywood reboots, Hidden Mickeys, delicious snacks, Punch-Out, the latest on Lost (spoiler warning!), Nintendo’s wacky methods, Geoff…
10
Apr 2, 2009 • 91 min
Wherein we discuss the joys of marriage, Tales of the Black Freighter (spoilers!), Lost (more spoilers!), Large Marge, Smallville (mild spoilers), the LexCorp bailout, Scrabble as serious business, GDC 2009 (including Smartbomb co-author Heather…
9
Mar 25, 2009 • 57 min
Wherein we discuss Fitch’s possible whereabouts, random comics (and why Chuck Austen is a horrible writer), wonky twist endings, frozen yogurt, Karen’s week at the SXSW festival, punching Harry Knowles in the face (or not), last week’s episode of…
8
Mar 19, 2009 • 78 min
Wherein we discuss co-host Karen Chu’s current whereabouts, a whole bunch of TV shows (beware Lost spoilers!), some more Watchmen, the SciFi Channel’s ridiculous new “direction,” hot sci-fi cyborgs, Resident Evil 5, terrible game…
7
Mar 13, 2009 • 88 min
Wherein we discuss Master Higgins’ recent apartment fire, all things Watchmen, blue prophylactics, Fitch’s latest hot date (and why she’s a total nerd), good DS games, the latest on Lost/Burn Notice/Dollhouse (spoilers!), the new Geekbox.net…
The Geekbox Theme Music (“The Comeback”) by Jake Jensen
Mar 7, 2009 • 2 min
The full Geekbox Radio Podcast theme music, by popular request. Thanks once again to Jake “Jeku” Jensen for creating this!
The Geekbox: Special Bulletin
Mar 7, 2009 • 1 min
Just a quick announcement to notify folks who don’t read the site regularly about Ryan “Master” Higgins’ apartment fire last weekend (AKA the reason you don’t have a new podcast this week). Thanks to all the folks who donated money and…
6
Feb 26, 2009 • 86 min
Wherein we discuss layovers in Las Vegas, pro blackjack, Street Fighter IV (and the horrors of unlockable content), stupid-looking upcoming movies, the horrifying rebirth of Leisure Suit Larry, the latest happenings on Burn Notice and Lost (spoiler…
5
Feb 18, 2009 • 67 min
Wherein we discuss the origin of Ryan Kapowi, the crazy storylines in Fables, our latest crazy Lost theories (spoiler warning!), the absence of EarthBound for the Wii Virtual Console, the epic failure that is Bubble Bobble Wii, a couple of cool new…
4
Feb 12, 2009 • 74 min
Wherein we discuss the newest episodes of Lost/Burn Notice (spoiler warning!), virtual reality, the latest SNL web clip, the truth about the Roswell incident, the canonicity of Ghostbusters 2, the awesome Lego Star Wars/Batman games, Nintendo’s…
3
Feb 3, 2009 • 81 min
Wherein we discuss the latest happenings on Burn Notice/Battlestar Galactica/Lost (spoiler warnings!), the new G.I. Joe and Transformers 2 teaser trailers, the upcoming R-Type redux for Xbox Live, what Batman villain Ryan Scott is mostly likely to…
2
Jan 28, 2009 • 76 min
Wherein we discuss the mean streets of Silicon Valley, the latest developments on Burn Notice and Lost (spoiler warnings!), the PC version of Mirror’s Edge, why nobody should care about Final Fantasy XI, why the Academy Awards are a bunch of…
1
Jan 17, 2009 • 121 min
Wherein we discuss who we are and how we got here, our personal 2008 game of the year picks, Greg Ford’s stance (or lack thereof) on fair play, Street Fighter fan fiction, comic books, season 5 of Lost (season 4 spoiler alert!), and Andrew Fitch’s…