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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!

March 26th, 2019    

Interview 4 - Patrick Robinson, Comic book artist for T.C.G.

Patrick Robinson hung out with us and talked about general geeky stuff, the comic book indy scene, and his comic, Terran Command Garrison -check out more and give them a like!  https://www.facebook.com/NewWavePublications/

 

March 22nd, 2019    

Ep 111: The Pop Culture Call of Cthulu…

The Pop Culture Call of Cthulu... You're Being Summoned

 

THIS WEEK'S NEWS:

Google unveiled their new console, "Stadia", with a whopping 10.9 Teraflops... that's a lot of flops. Cloud gaming could be be the next thing!

 

Out of left field it seems Snapchat is adding a gaming platform to their... well, platform. Project Cognac to be announced.

 

PAX East is this weekend, with it several games announcements are to be expected. James with me "Live-Facebooking" any news dropped. EDIT: It's next weekend. James will still be Facebooking it though.

 

What is Cadence of Hyrule and why is it important?

 

Octane races on to Apex Legends. The speed demon is sure to cause quite a stir.

 

Cuphead. On Switch.

 

The official Stranger Things trailer dropped... and we have absolutely no idea what's going on.

 

Movie Pass and it's competitors, what seems like the best bang for your buck?

 

Scientists say they might have figured out who Jack the Ripper was.

 

James Gunn is back!

 

Alita: Battle Angel and Dragons 3 review.

 

Sparklite. James needs it.

 

Deadpool inserted himself into the Endgame trailer because of course he did.

 

The Fox/Disney merger is officially complete. Disney just needs Amazon and Google to control the Infinity Gauntlet.

 

Epic snags some more games for the store, including the Quantic Dreams library!

 

The Red Lantern, voiced by Ashly Burch, coming soon. (Confirmed by Tiny Tina)

 

In a surprising turn of events, Oddworld is coming back with the new game Oddworld: Soulstorm

 

Rainbow Six Siege adds a new punishment for griefers, the "stop hitting yourself" punishment.

 

MADNESS: Lovecraft in Pop Culture

Rich explains the Lovecraft Standard and we tell you where to consume it. Then we all tell you where to watch, listen, or play Lovecraft inspired things.

March 14th, 2019    

Interview 3 - Chandler Rice, we discuss Stan Lee, comic collecting, and more

Chandler Rice has been worked with comic artists for 15+ years, he spent some time in our studio talking about Stan Lee, working with comic legend greats, and otherwise blowing our minds! 

For more of Chandler geeking out, check out his podcast, Las Vegas Geeked Out:

https://www.facebook.com/LVGeekedOut/

For comic services (grading, signing, etc): http://desertwindcomics.com/

Also, if you're a Vegas local, make sure to check out Celestial Comics!

March 14th, 2019    

Ep 110: Urban Legends: Slenderman, Spoiler full Reviews of Captain Marvel & Umbrella Academy

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Spoiler full reviews of Umbrella Academy and Captain Marvel, be warned!

Turok is coming to Switch... but how are the controls?

Batman vs The Ninja Turtles, where the hell did this come from?

Aladdin new trailer might mean the movie is watchable.

ALADDIN Trailer 3 (2019)

Doom movie is not partnered with Id software, what could that mean?

National Treasure 3 could still be happening.

Disney+ will feature the entire Motion Picture library, even the racist ones?

Season 8 of Arrow is the final season.

Emma Watson tagged for Black Widow?

Charlie Says trailer with Matt Smith looks terrifyingly amazing.

100 percent certain Borderlands 3 will be announced at PAX East March 28th

Halo: Master Chief collection is coming to Steam... one game at a time.

 

Weeb Central

Adult Swim and Crunchyroll partnered up.

 

Meeple Corner

Wizards of the Coasts upgrades their Wizards Play Network.

Dice Forge Rebellion expansion announced by Libellud, makers of Mysterium

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/258003/dice-forge-rebellion

Overwatch: Monopoly, Hasbro's first of many Overwatch themed board games. Battle for points over objectives and collecting lootboxes

https://techraptor.net/content/hasbro-announces-overwatch-board-game-overwatch-monopoly

Preorder at gamestop: https://www.gamestop.com/toys/monopoly-gamer-overwatch-collectors-edition/172397?utm_source=rakutenls&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_content=Skimlinks.com&utm_campaign=10&utm_kxconfid=tebx5rmj3&cid=afl_10000087&affID=77777&sourceID=TnL5HPStwNw-a4i3ZM530H7Zj0tFWojeoA

Release date: this October

 

What urban legends interest us? 

 

Slenderman!

The Madden Curse

Bruce Lee murdered?

Fallout 3 Premonitions

The Killswitch game that no one beat and doesn't exists anymore

The haunted Majora's Mask game

March 10th, 2019    

Interview 2 - Cassandra Cain

This interview is PG13, but her websites aren't!  You've been warned!

Join us with our saucy interview with the amazing geeky pornstar Cassandra Cain.

 

If you want to join her Cain Legion, check out her website

https://cassandracain.net/

Go follow her on Twitter

https://twitter.com/xCassandraCainx

https://www.instagram.com/xcassandracainx

 

 

 

March 7th, 2019    

Ep 109: Conspiracy Theories abound! We talk about all kinds of theories from life to video games.

Will Smith exits Suicide Squad 2 replaces by Idris Elba, is this a good thing?

Fire Force anime trailer looks amazing!

Samsung S10 released it's new technology, Wireless Powershare. Cool or useless?

Anthem is bricking consoles? Sony begins issuing refunds.

We got a first look at Chilling Adventures of Sabrina season 2, and found out it's been green-lit for 2 more seasons!

One Punch Man season 2 hype train is running and it's... only on Hulu.

Umbrella Academy green-lit for its next season, thousands rejoice.

Game of Thrones final season trailer dropped. A battle to remember will take place.

Sonic the Hedgehog finally showed what he looks like in the movie and it's not... awful?

Amazon show "Good Omens" looks absolutely amazing.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Maleficent 2) is coming... anyone care?

The company Modulate is making ... voice skins?

Rape Day game tests Steam's limits... and loses. Do we agree?

Alex Trebek's announced he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. We hope he recovers.

Rush Hour is being rebooted but it's all females?

Mortal Kombat XI shows another trailer which appears to be for campaign mode.

 

Meeple Corner:

Terra Mystica: Shipyards expansion, coming soon

Terraforming Mars: Turmoil also coming soon, James is giddy.

Transformers TCG Expansion pack: Rise of the Combiners announced...we have no idea what this game is.

 

Conspiracy Theories we talk about:

 

Saddam Hussein's Stargate.

Bruce Lee Murder Mystery.

Humanity is secretly controlled by the Homo Cepensis, (aka Coneheads)

Polybius arcade government mind control machines.

Is Squall dead after the first disc on Final Fantasy VIII.

Lavender Town suicide spike.

Is Katy Perry really JonBenet Ramsey

 

February 28th, 2019    

Interview 1 - Byron Xten Smith, the face (and body) of Daywalker

Special thanks to Byron Xten Smith for coming on and hanging out with us, make sure to watch him in Daywalker: Blade Origins here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQRgVZ4jZyM and subscribe to watch episode 2 when it comes out!

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February 28th, 2019    

Ep 108: Umbrella Academy Lovefest, Pokemon’s New Starters, and the best and worst Time Travel

Ep 108: Umbrella Academy Lovefest, Pokemon's New Starters, and the best and worst Time Travel fandoms.

Pokemon Sword and Shield was announced today on Pokemon day, shown with the three new starters!

Talisman is making a Kingdom Hearts version of the board game, we may be excited...

Switch didn't just get XBox Live, they appear to be getting game pass too, what does this mean?

Altered Carbon Season 2 cast was announced, the only real change was...Falcon?

James gives his "glowing" (Pun Intended, if you've seen the show) review of Umbrella Academy!

Pewdiepie makes history by having Elon Musk and Justin Roiland host an episode of his famous show "Meme Review".

EVO 2019, the biggest fighting game tournament in the world announced it will no longer run Super Smash Brothers Melee. Is this the end?

There are apparently 3 times of time travel, Rich explores which ones they are.

February 21st, 2019    

Ep 107: Why Alita Battle Angel is SO bad and why you should see it!

Today's episode we've got some geeky news to share and are going to be drilling in to what sequels are coming out, which shouldn't come out, and which are missing!  Definitely comment your opinions where-ever you listen to this or on our Facebook, we want to know what You think!

 

Also, check out our patreon and help us create more content, Frankie needs his actual "North American Champion" belt. https://www.patreon.com/dorksidecookies

 

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Alita Battle Angel review: 1:16

Umbrella Academy first look: 6:39

Scalebound is... back?

Night of the Full Moon review:

 

Weeb Central

Demon Slayer:

Your Name Review:

JumpForce Sucks:

Vultron, should you watch it.:

 

MeepleCentral:

Hyperspace is finishing up with half a million, people should be able to back for the next 30 days, check out the kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/petersengames/hyperspace

 

Who is the worse company now? EA or Activision:

 

Movie Sequels

Coming to America 2:

Gremlins 3:

Kung Fu Hustle 2:

Possibility: Now you see me 3 - With Benedict Cumberbatch!:

Alien: Covenant Sequel - no title yet:

Zombieland 2 - October this year, some sort of evolved zombie:

Star Wars Episode 9- Mark Hamill is supposed to be back?:

Frozen 2 - all the singing!:

Toy Story 4:

It 2:

John Wick 3 - now someone has killed his cat! (j/k):

Godzilla: King of the Monsters - sequel to 2014 Godzilla:

The Secret Life of Pets 2:

X-men: Dark Phoenix - is this the end of x-men?:

Spiderman 2: Far from Home:

Kingsmen 3:

 

Video Game Sequels

Crackdown 3:

Metro Exodus:

Devil May Cry 5:

Tom Cancy's The Division 2:

Mortal Kombat 11:

Bayonetta 3:

Rage 2:

Gears of War 5:

Wasteland 3

Shenmue III

Evil Genius 2

Luigi's Mansion 3

Beyond Good and Evil 2

 

 

 

Previous Poll

Who's Better at Hiding?  Solid Snake won

 

Next poll (idea, might change)

Which is the best sidekick?

Hermione Granger

Chewbacca

 

 

 

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February 14th, 2019    

Ep 106: F*ck it, Start Over

This might be an ongoing segment, we're talking about the movies Hollywood decides to repackage and re-sell to us.  Some of these might be new to you that they're being redone, others we hope they're being redone, and we discuss both who they actually cast (if its announced) as well as who they SHOULD have cast, if they had asked us.

 

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Pet Semetary

The Crow

American Werewolf in London

Drop Dead Fred

Starship Troopers

The Neverending Story

Creature from the Black Lagoon

Highlander

Little Shop of Horrors

Scarface

Short Circuit

Weird Science

The Toxic Avenger

Van Helsing

Battle Royale

Spawn

Nightmare on Elm Street

The Craft

Big Trouble Little China

The Blob

LXG

MOTU

Groundhog Day...VR?

Child's Play

 

Movies we want:

Eragon

Avatar

 

Final Fantasy VII

Legend of Zelda Link's Awakening

Beyond Good and Evil

 

Games we would want:

Legacy of Kain

Parasite Eve

Timesplitters

Destroy All Humans

 

Would you rather results: Shaggy won just bit a little bit

This week: Who is better at hiding, Solid Snake or Where's Waldo?  Join in the poll here: https://www.facebook.com/dorksidecookies/

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