Han Solo vs Indiana Jones - GeekDown Minisode
When discussing geek idols, you’ll usually end up at one of two men: Han Solo and Indiana Jones. Both played by Harrison Ford and both iconic characters. But at the end of the day who is cooler? The GeekDown crew sits down to debate who would win in a showdown. Who do you think is cooler?
DC New 52 vs Marvel Ultimate - GeekDown Minisode
DC’s New 52 has garnered a lot of interest this year, and with good reason. Revamping the entire line of comics, DC tried to reinvent their characters for new readers. But remember when Marvel did the same thing all those years ago? That’s right, I’m talking about the Marvel Ultimate Universe. This time the GeekDown crew sits down to debate the differences between DC’s...
Biggest Disappointments of 2011 - GeekDown...
2011 is coming to a close and there have been a lot of moments to make geeks happy. There were also a lot of huge disappointments too. Rather than listing off the best of the year, like so many others do, the GeekDown crew gives their picks for the biggest disappointments of 2011. What do you think made this year’s naughty list?
Battlefield 3 vs Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 -...
Now that the dust has settled a bit, we sit down and discuss one of the biggest gaming debates of the year: Battlefield 3 vs Modern Warfare 3. Which game is the better game? Which game sold better? Which one should you be playing? These are all the kinds of questions we tackle on this GeekDown Minisode. Which do you think is the game worth buying?
Holiday Gamer's Gift Guide - GeekDown Minisode
Have you missed us? It feels like forever since our season finale but don’t worry, we’re back with another minisode to bring some much needed GeekDown-iness to your day. Check out our Holiday Gift Guide for Gamers. What games are you hoping to get as presents this year?
Paula Rhodes Exclusive Interview - GeekDown...
In this GeekDown minisode we sit down with Paula Rhodes, star of the new film ‘Shuffle’. We discuss the trippy Twilight Zone-esque film from the director of ‘Dear Zachary’ and find out more about what brought Paula to the project in the first place. Of course, in GeekDown fashion, expect the conversation to get derailed quickly and the hilarity will ensue.
Who's The Best Martial Arts Star? - GeekDown
Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Chuck Norris, Donnie Yen, Tony Jaa, Jean Claude Van Damme, and Steven Seagal. They all left their mar k on the world of martial arts movies, each in their own way. They helped take the genre from poorly dubbed and cheaply imported flicks to amazing works of art. But who was the best? Who was the most influential? And above all else, who would win in a fight? The...
Skyrim Makes $450 Million at Launch - Geek Worthy
Bethesda out does themselves again. Elder Scrolls 5 Skyrim dominates game stores across the country making an estimated $450 million at launch! The hosts of GeekDown break down why they believe this is possible all while not be surprised at all due to the games all around epicness!
PETA Hates Mario - Geek Worthy
PETA released a game this week on their site which shows Marios “hate” towards Tanookis. It’s a blatant exploitation on PETA’s behalf just to get attention towards their cause. This has to be their most obscure attempt yet.
What's the Best Licensed Game? - GeekDown
Licensed games have been around almost as long as video games themselves. From the abysmal ET for the 2600 to the amazing Batman Arkham City we sit down to debate what the best licensed game of all time is. We also discuss news of Mass Effect 3’s leaked beta and the new details surrounding Microsoft’s next Xbox. So what do you think is the best, or worst, licensed video game?
Next Xbox Mimicking Apple? - Geek Worthy
New details regarding Microsoft’s followup to the Xbox 360 have emerged and it’s not what you’d think. With phrases like “going the Apple route,” is this what gamers want to hear or will the next Xbox suffer a fate similar to that of the Atari Jaguar? It probably won’t be that bad but check out this clip from GeekDown.
Mass Effect 3 Beta Leak - Geek Worthy
Mass Effect 3 is still a while away but eager gamers were lucky enough to get their hands on an unofficially leaked beta and yes, it includes multiplayer. Want to know all the details of what’s in the beta? Check out this clip from GeekDown. Did you get a chance to play the beta?
The Death of Discs - GeekDown
Physical media has been around as long as, well, media but with the rise of digital media ever since a little program called Napster revolutionized the music scene, are we about to see the death of the disc as we know it? Netflix certainly seems to think so with its efforts to send its disc-by-mail service to die a grisly death in the failed Quikster rebranding but will our current...
Resident Evil Launches at an Epic Price
Capcom announced that their newest Resident Evil Title will launch with $50 price tag attached to it. They go on to say that the higher price is due to the larger memory card that is needed to contain the entire game and is well worth it. But is this the start of higher prices for portable games? With today’s consumers demanding higher quality, can we expect that to reflect in a raise in...
Classic Horror vs Modern Horror - GeekDown
Horror movies have been a staple of the cinemas since the early days of motion picture. Starting out as adaptations of folklore with films such as Nosferatu, the genre grew in popularity leading to many of the iconic movie monsters popularized by Universal Pictures in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Horror has grown and evolved since its early days leading to today’s horror films such as Paranormal...
Favorite Halloween Movies - GeekDown Minisode
Are you in the mood for Halloween? If you answered yes or no, you should check out our favorite Halloween movies. We’ve got an eclectic mix of movies to get you in the mood or to accentuate that mood. And I bet you can’t guess what our picks are. Go ahead and try.
GTA V Announced with Details - Geek Worthy
GTA V, or Grand Theft Auto Five for those of you who don’t like abbreviations or roman numerals, was finally announced by Rockstar after months of rumors. Numbered titles in the GTA series have been known for upping the ante considerable, versus the incremental changes of the non-numbered titles such as Vice City and San Andreas. What do you want to see from the next outing in...
The Walking Dead Season 3 Preview - Geek Worthy
The Walking Dead just started their second season but AMC has already announced that the dead will continue to walk for a third season. Are you excited for more zombies or is AMC jumping the gun?
Superhero Cartoons - GeekDown Video Blog Episode...
Best Animated Superhero Adaptation - GeekDown
On this week’s episode of GeekDown, we talked about animated superhero adaptations. What’s the best one? Or is it even possible to decide on a definitive best one? We try our best. We also discuss the upcoming Dark Knight Rises prologue attached to Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and the recently released trailer for Justice League Doom. There’s lots of fun to be had in this...
Batman Year One Review - GeekDown
As if Arkham City wasn’t enough this week, Batman Year One was also released. DC’s latest animated movie is an adaptation of Frank Miller’s well known graphic novel which tells the beginnings of Bruce Wayne’s career as Batman and Jim Gordon’s as a Gotham cop. With an all-star voice cast featuring Bryan Cranston, Ben Mckenzie, and Eliza Dushku, does Year One continue...
Batman Arkham City Review - GeekDown
Batman Arkham City, the follow up to Rocksteady’s critically acclaimed Batman Arkham Asylum, has finally been released to the eager masses. The GeekDown crew sits down to review one of this year’s most anticipated titles and debates what’s good, what’s bad, and whether or not this will be the game of the year.
Dark Knight Rises 8 Minute Preview - Geek Worthy
One of the most, if not THE most, anticipated movies of next year is Christopher Nolan’s final Batman movie: The Dark Knight Rises. With everyone eager to find out more about the movie, IMAX is offering an 8 minute preview starting in December. The only caveat is that it’s attached to Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. Is that asking too much of die hard DC fans, or will Tom Cruise...
Justice League Doom Preview - Geek Worthy
Batman Year One was just released and DC isn’t taking a breather before hyping up their next big release: Justice League Doom. Based off of Justice League Tower of Babel, this animated movie will see the Justice League being dismantled by the Legion of Doom. Here’s the GeekDown crew breaking down all the reasons you should be excited. Are you looking forward to Justice League Doom?
Film Remakes - GeekDown Video Blog Episode 11
Here’s our weekly behind-the-scenes look at GeekDown. What’s Chrissy reading this week? Did Flitz finish his 40 oz? Who was the DJ at Geekscape and Comikaze’s ComicCon Party? The answers to these questions and more that you didn’t think you cared about will be revealed.
Film Remakes: Good or Bad? - GeekDown
Film remakes are something that we’ve all grown accustomed to over the years but with two major releases this week both being remakes, Footloose and The Thing, have we reached the breaking point? Is no film safe from a remake? Is it only time before we see Howard the Duck remade with a CGI duck ala The Smurfs? The GeekDown crew debates the pitfalls and necessary evils of remaking classic, or not...
Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer - Geek Worthy
After months of rumors, BioWare has finally announced Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer. Four players will be able to join up as custom characters and take the fight to control key locations which play into how successful Shepard is against the invading Reapers. Are you ready to open up your galaxy to others or are you keeping your save file a solo affair? Jonathan London of geekscape.net joins us this...
Avengers Trailer Breakdown - Geek Worthy
Joss Whedon’s superhero epic finally has a trailer and oh boy were we blown away. Then again, how can you go wrong with Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Nick Fury, and Loki all being in one movie? My 13-year-old-self just died from the thought of how amazing this movie will be. Jonathan London of geekscape.net joins us as we break down the trailer for next...
Free-To-Play - GeekDown Video Blog Episode 10
We discussed the rise of free-to-play games and now enjoy our weekly behind the scenes video blog. We chat with Broken Pixels about their rap reviews and get a special visit from our friend Randy Ma.
The Rise of Free-To-Play Games - GeekDown
Free-To-Play games seem to be cropping up everywhere from World of Warcraft and DC Universe Online to Team Fortress 2 and League of Legends. Is this new business model the next big thing in games or will the subscription model remain the king with big titles like Star Wars: The Old Republic looming in the distance? We discuss with our guest Damon Scott of nfamousgamers.com and the Broken Pixels....
Xbox 360 TV? - Geek Worthy
Will your Xbox 360 replace your cable box? Television is coming to your Xbox 360 thanks to Microsoft and 40 content providers. With your console already streaming Netflix, Hulu Plus, and ESPN, is it just a matter of time before your Xbox becomes the entertainment hub of your living room?
Farewell Steve Jobs - Geek Worthy
Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011 at the age of 56. The influential CEO of Apple will always be remembered for his contributions to the world of technology. Here are our thoughts.
Cosplay - GeekDown Video Blog Episode 9
You know the drill, here’s our weekly behind the scenes look at GeekDown. We chat up cosplayers and other things too so yeah. Watch it or else you might have to find something else to do.
Cosplay: WTF? - GeekDown
It seems like there are more cosplayers with each convention. These costumed fans have caught the eyes of mainstream media but are these nerds out for attention or is there more than meets the eye? Fames cosplayer Kitt Quinn joins the show this week as we decide WTF is up with cosplay? Also in the news, Amazon is setting the tablet war ablaze with their new Kindle Fire but will it dethrone Apple...
Starfire's Sexy New Style - Geek Worthy
DC’s Reboot is in full swing and they’ve gotten some harsh criticism for some of the changes they’ve made to Starfire. Namely, she’s a lot sexier. Is this the same Starfire we know and love or is she just eye candy now? We discuss the changes and how a 7-year-old felt about her new look.
Kindle Fire Impressions, iPad 3 Killer, and...
Amazon is setting the tablet war ablaze with its recently announced Kindle Fire. Is it the iPad killer that they hope it is, or is it another HP Touchpad? Also will we be able to put custom firmare such as CyanogenMod on our Amazonian tablets?
The Best Video Game of All Time with Jeff Cannata...
Jeff Cannata of The Totally Rad Show joins us as we debate the best video game of all time. Is it a classic or a modern masterpiece? Everyone has their own opinion but we try to settle the score. Also, we discuss J.J. Abrams directing Star Trek 2, lens flares, Star Wars, and Lego. You can never go wrong with Lego.
Best Video Game of All Time - GeekDown Video Blog...
You heard us discuss and after the debate settled we had our winner. But what else did we have to say about the best video game of all time? Here’s your weekly behind the scenes look at GeekDown.
J.J. Abrams Directing Star Trek 2 and Star Wars...
J.J. Abrams has decided to end the mystery and announce his intent to direct Star Trek 2. Will it be even more like Star Wars this time around? Also we take a look at a Lego Star Destroyer of mammoth proportions.