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Bethesda has made a big shift in their game review policies, Star Trek Discovery has lost a showrunner, and Tesla just unveiled a new game changer in solar energy.  These three stories have Chris geeking out real bad this week. To get more in
Marvel may have revealed a big character death coming from Civil War II, The Flash ratings are down but there are reasons not to panic, and Nintendo has announced their latest console, the Switch, which could be a game changer.  Finally Lucasfi
There are a lot of great trailers and movie news that Chris runs through to start the show.  After that it's time to geek out over all the new hardware offerings announced at the Google Pixel event. To get more information on any of the articl
This week it's possible that Marvel’s Luke Cage may have crashed Netflix’s servers, Amazon has greenlit The Tick, and Doctor Strange will appear in Avengers Infinity War.  In some sad news Archer creator Adam Reed has announced that the show wi
Nike has plans to make self lacing shoes just like from Back To The Future, Netflix may be making some big changes and the CW is launching a new app for free streaming.  Finally, Comcast is standing up a cell phone service.  Get all of the deta
Chris has the latest details on the Galaxy Note 7 recall, a new feature comes to Nexus phone owners and Star Trek Discovery has been delayed.  Finally, Chris geeks out over the announcement of the second gen Echo Dot from Amazon. To get more i
Geoff Johns has plans on how to course correct the DC Movie Universe and our friends from the Audibly Exquisite Podcast break some news on the Power Rangers Reboot film.  To wrap the show Chris breaks down the announcements from the latest Appl
This week Chris has a lot of news on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and its pending product recall.  If you have one of these phones make sure you send it back.  Finally, a large list of rumors for the DC movies has leaked and Chris dissects the rum
Vin Diesel spilled the beans about the Guardians of the Galaxy appearing in the next Avengers movie, EA is considering remasters of the Mass Effect Trilogy, and John Williams has confirmed he is returning to do the score of Star Wars VIII.  Fin
We all know that Disney is doing a young Han Solo Star Wars prequel but rumors have emerged that Donald Glover is the frontrunner to portray Lando Calrissian in the movie while in less positive movies news it seems as though there won’t be a se
Disney is bringing back The Rocketeer, Suicide Squad has a huge opening day and now you can view the entire Nintendo Power back catalog online for free!  Rumors are now swirling that a Star Wars show might be coming to ABC and Chris has some th
The Pokemon Go Plus accessory has been delayed for a couple months,  and Netflix will not in fact save Agent Carter.  In some more positive news the Ice Bucket Challenge is responsible for a major breakthrough in ALS Research!  Finally, the det
San Diego Comic Con has kicked off and with it the reveal of trailers from The Walking Dead and Marvel’s Netflix programs.  In addition two Marvel Characters are going to be featured on upcoming patches for missions to the International Space S
Nintendo has dominated the headlines with Pokemon Go but they snuck in some other news about the upcoming Mini-NES.  Microsoft has also announced the Edge Browser is the only one capable of rendering Netflix at 1080p, but is that a fact?  Final
This week, John Barrowman has a new deal to appear in all shows in the Arrow-verse and Marc Guggenheim has revealed some new details on season 2 of Legends of Tomorrow.  Additionally, Conan O’Brien is giving away free Google Cardboards while Ca
It's a heavy news week for gaming as BioShock: The Collection is announced, Batman Return To Arkham delayed, and reasons are given for why the Nintendo NX was not at E3.  On top of that Netflix has picked up a reboot of the classic series Lost
Sony has plans to work with Marvel Studios more in the future, but that’s a minor story compared to some of the other news coming out this week.  James Earl Jones will return as the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars: Rogue One and Grant Gustin
Nerd Alert News Ep. 41 - E3 2016 (Nintendo Edition) Nintendo may not have held a giant press conference at E3 but they did release some interesting news via their Treehouse events.  Nothing new was announced on the Nintendo Nx, but details eme
Nerd Alert News Ep. 40 - E3 2016 (Sony Edition) Chris continues E3 week by going in depth on Sony’s press conference.  Tons of new games were announced such as a new God of War, Resident Evil VII, and a PS4 exclusive Spider-Man game.  Hideo Ko
Chris kicks off E3 week by going in depth on Microsoft’s press conference.  Details have emerged on new custom controllers, new game announcements/release dates, and even on the hardware revisions for the Xbox One hardware. To get more informa
The Deadpool movie continues to break new ground, early impressions of the Suicide Squad movie seem fairly positive, and Marvel Studios may have just found their Captain Marvel.  The featured story is that Smart TV makers are finding new ways t
Vincent D’Onofrio has commented on the rumors that Kingpin will appear in Spider-Man Homecoming, details on Netflix’s huge deal with Disney have emerged, and rumors abound that Microsoft will be doing not one, but two hardware revisions to the
There is some huge casting news out of Marvel Studios as new cast additions were announced for Thor Ragnarok and Spider-Man Homecoming.  Not to be left out but the CW has hinted that Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, and Supergirl will be
There was some awesome news that broke today, namely that Supergirl has been renewed for Season 2 and will be moving to the CW.  Chris is joined by Michelle and Neil from the Starling Tribune to run down this news and speculate on what the move
To start the show Chris runs down the huge box office number for Captain America Civil War before giving the background on the Deadpool ED parody commercials, and the rumors that Supergirls renewal may depend on budget cuts and move to the CW.
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