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Filling you in on all of the geek news there is to geek out about, bringing your geekiness over level 9000!

May 10th, 2019    

Ep 117: Disney Gives us a Taste…

The new Spiderman trailer is out and was spoiler heavy. Is Mysterio curve balling us?

The new Disney schedule was announced and has some crazy things on it.
Disney announces that Marvel Studios will announce its own list of Phase 4 releases "AFTER" Spiderman homecoming, just like they've already done.

Bob's Burgers is getting a movie?!

Is Dwayne Johnson the most used actor of our generation?

Jessica Jones final season in its way. This is the last show in the Netflix "Defenders" shows that survived

Blizzard REQUIRES you to have a cell phone to attend Blizzcon. Another oopsie?

The fabled Starbucks cup in GOT caused waves

Beta Ray Bill set to appear in Guardians 3

Bioware shifts to Dragonage 4 leaving Anthem behind

Final Fantasy 7 might have some news announced at the time of publishing. The STATE OF PLAY is set to air Thursday 3 PM PST (Spoiler, news WAS released)

Fox's Gambit officially canceled.

Doctor Strange 2 to have Brother Voodoo and Clea

Batwoman was ordered by CW and the promo teaser actually looks pretty good

Comicbookmovie.com reported that Nova is in production.

Comic Book Corner:

Lion Forge and Oni Press merge together to try and compete with Marvel.

Marvel Comics #1000. Marvel's 80th anniversary issue is putting together this anthology of amazing writers and artists like Taboo from Black Eyed Peas and Jeffrey Veregge, Joe Hill/Mike Allred, Alex Ross, Erik Larsen, and many more.

Meeple Mania:

Kickstarter is 10?!

Bloodborne the Board Game funded. Currently at 2 million+

Devil May Cry, the bloody palace launches on kickstarter May 15th. It will be a competitive scoring system where each hunter tries to gain the most points going through waves of monsters. The miniatures look beautiful.

Eschaton the deck building game has the best Kickstarter page I've seen

The Shame of Life looks like a hilarious party game

Drinks with Frenemies also a good romp. Talked with creator and he's super excited about his game.

Daisie.com should we be on it?

May 10th, 2019    

Endgame SpoilerCast: On Your Left

Didn't get time to watch Avengers: Endgame?

Want to relive the movie through only audio?

Then here's your dream come true! We talk about the Endgame and our favorite parts of it.

May 3rd, 2019    

Ep 116: Why we’re terrified of Sonic’s Teeth!

Earthworm Jim is coming back.

Sonic trailer drop... what?

Marvel is developing Ghost Rider and Hellstrom for Hulu

Movie adaptation for Saints Row is coming
• Directed by Gary Gray, director of Straight outta compton and The Fate of the Furious
• He's also directing Echo (not the dolphin, this game: https://store.steampowered.com/app/551770/ECHO/)

Noah Centineo is the new He-Man

Fantastic Beasts 3, November 12, 2021

Twilight Zone already renewed.

EPIC BOUGHT PSYONIX?! (Rocket League)

MK11, What happened?

Willow sequel in serious talks for Disney+

Django Unchained is getting a director's cut.

Borderlands 3. Yup.

Anduin Wrynn in HOTS

Big Bang Theory. Last episode filmed.

P5 is going all out. Royal is coming. Scramble is coming. Dancing game already out.

Disney is trying to get its last Infinity Stone by buying Hulu

 

Comic Book News

• Free Comic Book Day, May 4th will have special Avengers comic this year, also Stranger Things, CW Rivendale, which will be a comic book based on a show based on a comic book
• Savage Avengers #1 is out!

Board Game news
• Cthulhu Wars: The Daemon Sultan, over 400% funded, a good way to get into the game by buying older productions - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/petersengames/cthulhu-wars-the-daemon-sultan?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=the%20final%20onslaught

• Dice Tactics, Indy developer, cool guys, like D&D dice + choose your own adventure style RPG combined with games like ogre battle. If you like indy games, check out their kickstarter coming soon - https://dicetactics.gws.io/

 

 

April 22nd, 2019    

Interview 7 - Jason Golden, Founder of Critical Care Comics

We talk with Jason Golden of Critical Care Comics...which means, we basically argue Marvel and why Superman is the best hero.

Come listen to find out how Critical Care Comics began, and maybe even learn how to volunteer!

 

For more information, please check out:

https://www.criticalcarecomics.vegas/

April 22nd, 2019    

Ep 115: Fans vs Critics, why are they so bad?

Sony officially announced they are working on a new console and released some specs. It comes with 8k resolution, ray tracing graphics and SSDs.

Xbox has announced its Disc-less Xbox being released in May for $250

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. This could be worth it for the free "Day One" games. 

Ultimate Alliance 3. The Black Order is coming July 19th 

Disney+ goes live November 12th at 6.99 a month. Included within the first year will be:

Captain Marvel, day 1

The Signature Collection (Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, Pinocchio, Bambi, The Lion King, Lady and the Tramp, Peter Pan, The Little Mermaid, Cinderella)

Every Pixar Title

All Pixar Shorts

New Marvel Series- Scarlet Witch and Vision, Falcon and Winter Soldier, and Loki

           All Star Wars Films

           The Mandalorian

           All 30 seasons of the Simpsons

Star Wars Trailer... The Rise of Skywalker

And Jedi: Fallen Order

Hulu is getting the Veronica Mars revival, teaser trailer revealed!

Nintendo stage builder and Joker is on Smash as of today.

Space Jam 2 is struggling to get some of its NBA stars due to... shoe contracts?

Minecraft movie, 2022. Why? 

Birds of Prey wrapped production. Again, why? 

MK11 only has cosmetic micro-transactions. 

Kingdom Rush Tower Defense board game is the tower defense board game you were waiting for. 

The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle. Is this RDJs next big movie?

 A Mighty Mouse movie is coming?

 Nintendo Direct didn't happen... yet.

 Ragnarok might be coming. God of War Ragnarok that is...

 Kazuhiko Kato - Monkey Punch passed away at 81 due to pneumonia.

 

Critics vs. Fans

Critics hated:

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (Meta: 37 Audience: 8.2)

Clue (Meta: 36 Audience: 8.5)

Final Destination: (Meta: 36 Audience: 7.2)

Happy Gilmore: (Meta: 31 Audience: 9.0)

Predator: (Meta: 36 Audience: 8.5)

Scrooged: (Meta: 38 Audience: 9.5)

Speed Racer: (Meta: 37 Audience: 7.8)

 

Critics loved:

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Critic: 7.2 Audience 6.0)

Spy Kids (Critic: 7.2 Audience: 5.2)

Babe: (Critic: 8.3 Audience: 5.2)

Mass Effect 3: (Meta: 93 Audience: 5.5)

DMC: (Meta: 86 Audience: 5.1 review bombed?)

Assassin's Creed Unity (Meta: 70 Audience: 3.0)

April 15th, 2019    

Interview 6 - Ed Kuehnel and the Invasion from Planet Wrestletopia

We talk to the writer and creator of the "Invasion of Planet Wrestletopia" comic and how he got started in the video game industry. 

Spoiler alert, the comic is amazing. 

To find more about Invasion of Planet Wrestletopia, find them here: http://suspiciousbehaviorproductions.com/

Or Follow them on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SBP_Comics

April 15th, 2019    

Ep 114: Are Story-based Games Dead?

Artarys.com A silent auction website for art

Idris Elba to star in Suicide Squad, but NOT as Deadshot.

Octopath Traveler might be headed to PC.

Did the Division 2 leak the next Assassin's Creed?

PowerA Gamecube gamepad is a truly wireless controller for Switch.

Netflix to make an Alice in Wonderland/ Wizard of Oz crossover.

Sony adds the ability to change your online ID.

Biomutant trailer came out, and looks balls to the wall crazy.

Control is also coming soon.

Dave Bautista retires from pro wrestling to act more.

Nintendo direct could be coming, tomorrow, and it could be a big one.

Sabrina ALREADY renewed for Season 3

Close to the Sun trailer looks amazing. Bioshock-like

Cadbury Creme egg mayo is a thing now...

Paul Rudd turns 50.

Borderlands is the first game to receive Valve's "off topic" reviews. To prevent review bombing.

Jack Black is interested in playing the Penguin

Warrior by Bruce Lee

 

Story/Lore in video games. Does story and lore affect how much you like a game? Do you like story/lore outside its original source? (I.E. Overwatch, Star Wars books). Can you play a game with good story, poor mechanics? Vice-versa?

April 9th, 2019    

Interview 5 - Quincy Jay Victoria, creator of Kamal

We got to spend some time with Quincy Jay Victoria, one of the hosts from Geeked Out! as well as creator of the awesome comic book, Kawal: Soldier of the People!

To listen to more of Quincy on Geeked out, go here: https://www.facebook.com/LVGeekedOut/ 

To follow Kawal and his fight to defend the filipino people against an oppressive regime: https://www.facebook.com/theartofquincyvictoria/

 

April 7th, 2019    

Ep 113: Liar Liar Pants on Fire

I tell you all the news and everything we know about Borderlands 3 today, including it's 6 month timed exclusive with the Epic Game store

Tiny Tina's Robot Tea Party tabletop card game

Joker trailer

ALL theaters got "snapped" as servers couldn't handle the amount of people trying to get tickets to Endgame

Umbrella Academy is NOW confirmed for season 2

Wood wool tiles, magic hexagonal tiles. https://www.baux.se/acoustic-tiles/

Moral Engines review

Civilizations 6 can cross... save?

Sega mini coming soon!

Live action Akira from Taika Waititi and Leonardo DiCaprio moving forward

Mark Hamill to voice... Chucky?

David Harbour rumored to be added to Black Widow... is he Taskmaster?

AMC is doing the Marvel marathon again. This includes the entire Infinity Saga and is 55 hours.

#FortheThrone Game of Thrones

Sleeping Gods the board game looks unholy. And awesome.

What famous lies did parents tell that people still believe?

March 28th, 2019    

Ep 112: Fooled You!

April Fool's Jokes

We talk Article 13 and what we think about it.

Nintendo Switch reportedly getting two new models, an enhanced version and a cheaper version

Apple introduces Apple Arcade.

Borderlands: Mask of Mayhem, all aboard that hype train.

Dora: Lost City of Gold looks pretty decent and well-casted

Rumors have it Walmart might be stepping into the gaming platform ring.

Enter the Gungeon: Farewell to Arms is the game's final expansion.

Kuala Lampur cosplay police raid/

New Marvel poster series shows who was dusted and who survived.

Anthem... what to say? Another update that was intended to fix thigs, that actually broke things... again.

Sons of the Singularity, who successfully kickstarted a Call of Cthulu sourcebook was printed, and then every copy was immediately destroyed by the Chinese government

Zac Effron rumored for Adam Warlock in Guardians of the Galaxy 3

Black Widow movie to have Taskmaster as the villain.

Umbrella Academy season 2 NOT confirmed.

Companies who pranked us the best:
Wow patch notes
Burger King chocolate Whopper
ThinkGeek Technomancer cloak
Google pokemon
Energizer Peeps
The iPhone (Pocket-Lint announced it 3 years prior)

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