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You might not have asked for it, but here is a podcast that will bring you News about nerd culture, raw and unfiltered. Let Nick take you on a magical journey through Video Games, Movies, Comics and other geeky things. Theme Song: Science Fiction Movie, Var. 3(instrumental) - Royalty Free Music Mak…

Nick DeFalco

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    Episode 177: Tudum deez Visions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 53:13

    Episode 174: The Forbidden Horizon Forza Rings

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 57:28

    Episode 171: That NPC Dude

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 42:28

    We finally have more news about Pokémon Legends Arceus! and boy does this game look better and better. Also with rumors swirling about a GTA Trilogy remastered, which game are you most excited to revisit? Meanwhile Star Trek Lower Decks returns in tip top form, The Bad Batch ends with a major nod to legends, and What If, knocks it out of the part with its animation. Meanwhile, Free Guy is one of the funniest films to see this summer.

    Episode 170: The Suicide Batch 2.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 57:23

    Well this week the major focus is of course James Gunn's The Suicide Squad! We also talk more fallout over ActivisionBlizzard. Microsoft Flight Simulator is unreal. Deadpool 3 is closer then we think. Rick and Morty and The Bad Batch drop great penultimate episodes. South Park isn't going anywhere, and more!

    Episode 169: Return to Form

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 57:26

    Halo IS BACK! Well Halo Multiplayer is, and its still in beta, but its definitely almost back. Also Pokémon Snap gets an update, Forza 7 reaches end of life, and Sony says it will be easier to get a PS5 this year. Meanwhile, Disney plus is upping its Marvel output, and HBO Max is cementing its DC future.

    Episode 167: When Steam drops a deck

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 56:40

    The Steam Deck is real and is actually pretty great. Ubisoft drops a truckload of news and non news. EA tempers expectations, and its time Video Games get the same preservation treatment as TV and Film. Also Loki is honestly amazing, Netflix in trouble? And the DCEU comes out in full force while the MCU falls to Lebron.

    Episode 165: Podcasts are nothing without Family

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 53:19

    If the title was any indication, we have a review of Fast 9. Also Nintendo finally announces the not Switch Pro. The future of Assassins' Creed is in flux yet again. Netflix drops a dud with the first Fear Street, while it launches fireworks with America the Motion Picture. Also Loki is nuking the multiverse, and the Bad Batch finally makes a good post war point.

    Episode 164: Blowing the Doors Off

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 58:36

    Todd Howard tells us about things we cant have yet, Sony makes a purchase, or two, and Remedy is growing! Meanwhile The Bad Batch, Loki and Rick and Morty just blew up their respective cannon, in a good way, and streaming services are knocking it out of the park in July. Over in the MCU Shang Chi is bringing back some Phase 1 love, F9 is a powerhouse at the box office, and something is afoot at Lucasfilm.

    Episode 163: The 3 CEOs of Gaming

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 66:11

    Well we are a week past E3 and the gaming news keeps dropping. Lets check in with the heads of Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo. Meanwhile lets all try to not be hypocrites. The Bad Batch sees the return of a fan favorite character. Loki offers up a twist, and Rick and Morty changes things up for the better. And Optimus Primal is coming to the big screen baby!

    Episode 161: T'was the night before E3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 35:02

    Well its that time of year again folks. E3 is on the horizon, and Nick has small, but major predictions for E3, lets see if I get it right. Also it looks like some exciting Indie games are on their way to our screens. Meanwhile Netflix Geeked week is leaving us asking for more, and Jurassic World Dominion Plants its flag.

    Episode 160: A Ragnarok for another day

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 54:33

    Hot off the delay of God of War Ragnarok, we take the time to discuss Horizon Forbidden West and Far Cry 6. Sonic turns 30, and Dark Horse Comics wants to get into the games business. Meanwhile Netflix changes its plans for Jupiters Legacy, The Bad Batch picks up steam again, and Jungle Cruise looks to be a wild ride, no pun intended. Plus Loot Crate earns points with me again.

    Episode 159: Podcast of the Dead

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 58:22

    This week we take a bit of a dive into gaming history, and gaming's future as we get closer and closer to E3. The CW is making waves, while Disney+ is having some missteps. Meanwhile is Marvel looking at a potential bomb? Amazon buys MGM and lets hope James Bond lasts forever. Also Army of the Dead is a fun mindless movie to kickback and enjoy.

    Episode 158: Its Threeson Then

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 57:27

    Episode 157: NNN: Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 55:38

    Well, well well, it looks like Nintendo is the juggernaut that everyone expected, while you might be able to get a switch, despite its massive sales, good luck finding a PS5. Some 80s icons are coming to Warzone, if official tweets are to be believed. Ubisoft makes some strange decisions. CSI is returning to screens this fall, while the Golden Globes is being forced out. Paramount Plus wants to be like HBO Max and bring movies home to you, Venom 2 looks boring as hell, and dont expect Drax to hang out forever.

    Episode 155: Mortal Podkast

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 43:12

    If it wasn't blatantly obvious, todays top story is the review of Mortal Kombat! Also PS5 is outdoing projections. Xbox has a solid Q3, Titanfall 2 sees a spike, and Little Big Planet is up in the air. The Falcon and The Winter Solider nails its landing, and we haven't seen the last of Justice League Unlimited. The Oscar goes to a MCU director, Captain America 4 is in the works. Adam Wingard might not be done with the Monsterverse, and the streaming wars aren't slowing down.

    Episode 154: I left my heart in Verdansk

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 69:26

    Resident Evil makes some splashes as it readies for the release of RE8. Xbox Cloud gaming is finally making its way to IoS devices. PS5 hits another major milestone. KoToR Remake news. and say goodbye to Verdansk, Meanwhile the streaming wars continue to burn hot, and The Falcon and the Winter Solider hits with poignant messaging. Scream 5 is practicing subterfuge, while Alfred Molina is just letting it all out for Spider-Man. That and more come take a listen.

    Episode 151: NNN patch 1.5.1

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 53:20

    Welcome All, welcome In! This week we wonder if Discord will become part of the Microsoft family. Cyberpunk finally addresses most of its bugs. Razer wants to RGB and chroma the world. While Netflix is increasing its theatrical and Anime Output. The Streaming wars are heating up in response. Obi-Wan will have returning characters, but not the ones you think. The Suicide Squad looks great, and I mean that. All that, and Comic-Con may be back in a new way. Come take a listen.

    Episode 150: 150? We hit 150?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 66:33

    We are back after last weeks detour. And we are back with episode 150. I can believe we hit 150 that's wild. Anyway this week is all about The Snyder Cut, ok not really but it a big portion. PlayStation buys Evo while Xbox sets its sights on Discord. Activision is in a tricky spot. Falcon and The Winter Solider is here and falls somewhat flat, despite setting up a bigger story. And the best Clone Wars is headed to Disney+. Meanwhile, Indiana Jones joins the 4k world. Disney shifts all its release dates, and we see what's up with the Oscars this year.

    Episode 149: A look to the future, and a look back

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 22:09

    Lets take a minute to reflect on the bigger picture. Last week had some time devoted to a topic that maybe didn't need to be talked about, lets reflect on that. Also don't hate on people, just don't. Meanwhile, whos ready for Zack Snyder's Justice League? How about The Falcon and the Winter Solider? I sure am.

    Episode 148: Coming 2 Zenimax

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 75:18

    The Microsoft acquisition of Bethesda is complete, so what does that mean for the future? Marvels avengers is not helping its case, and is heading down the Anthem path. WandaVision had an underwhelming finale, and the Flash is setting up things to come. While the Powerpuff girls are headed to the CW. Star Trek once again teases its film future. Amazon boasts that Coming 2 America had the best streaming debut, even though the movie was very mediocre. Meanwhile Disney+ and Space Jam cause a bit of a row, and Nick takes on the culture war.

    Episode 147: NNN XL in 4K

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 57:46

    Switch XL rumors are swirling once again. PlayStation state of play dropped a Yuffie sized bomb. Pokemon is finally changing it up after 25 years. And some developers just dont want you to buy their game. Netflix is getting more anime, The Simpsons isnt going anywhere anytime soon, and the Arrowverse is back. Meanwhile WandaVision is going places. George RR Martin is getting two different adaptations. Superman isnt gonna be the same anymore, and we are getting a a sequel to a great MCU movie.

    Episode 146: Nick's Nerd Nursery

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 88:11

    Its a video game centric week as we discuss the official death of Anthem, Blizzcon announcements, trouble is brewing at several developers while other studios are growing. Sony continues to go in a strange trajectory, while Chicago Lawmakers make the billionth attempt at outlawing violent video games. Plus big news from the TCA upfronts for Disney+ and Paramount+. What's new on streaming, and also more information about the Snyder Cut and what to expect from Spider-Man.

    Episode 145: The NNN Cut

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 63:56

    We have a bit of a mid cycle refresh of an episode this week. Nintendo graced us with a new Direct. Xbox drops a new headset. PlayStation drops some release dates, and Kingdom Hearts is coming to PC. HBO Max is increasing their DC output, and Brooklyn 99 says goodbye. We finally got the trailer for the Snyder Cut and its already better then the 2017 theatrical release. That and more come take a listen.

    Episode 144: Video Game Jurisprudence

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2021 82:50

    New Amazon CEO recommits to gaming, as we all watch and wonder why. The PS5 may have a dualsense problem, while gamers debate the morality of the nemesis system patent, and CD Projekt Red faces ransomware. Earnings call news: F2P for both Ubisoft and Blizzard, and of course a new CoD, and the future of Anthem may be in clear view. Scalpers in the UK may be a think of the past, as us scalpers focus their attention on a new target. CW lays down some renewals, and Lucasfilm cuts ties. Rumors about a highly requested scene circle the SnyderCut and we say goodbye to a Star Trek Villain. That and more.

    Episode 143: My Podcast Reality

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 57:59

    This week Nick finally gets around to discussing Hitman 3. But unfortunately Mass Effect Legendary edition takes the cake. Also news on Halo Infinite, PS5 is selling well, and EA college football is back baby! Also A WandaVision review, The Golden Globe nominees are announced, and The mighty ducks are coming back. Finally what deadpool 3 could have been, and why Coming 2 America 2 is very predictable. Meanwhile things are chuggin along in the DC world as The Snyder Cut has a release date and a rating.

    Episode 142: Podcast Stonks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 59:07

    GameStop? You know it. Also Hitman 3 review gets pushed to next week. Xbox makes a decision and reverses course. We have games with gold and PSN plus. No Konami isnt quitting games. WandaVision continues to impress, not. Anime Adaptations are raining from the sky. GoT is looking to expand its offerings. More movie delays, are you surprised? And how about that Godzilla vs. Kong Trailer?

    Episode 141: Its time to get things started

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 49:13

    Well we inch ever deeper into 2021. We finally have a release date for the new Pokémon Snap. Bungie will be shutting down their Halo stats servers next month, an end to an era. Also a CES 2021 recap. A review of WandaVision, and the Muppet Show is coming to Disney+. Plus we get our first glimpse of Godzilla vs. Kong in an HBO Max commercial....

    Episode 140: Lucasfilm Games Strikes Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2021 64:54

    Lucasfilm Games is back baby! And with it a New Indiana Jones Game, and an Ubisoft Star Wars game, yes you read that right, Ubisoft. Duracell is not to be trusted when it comes to gaming news, Gotham Knights overhauls its combat. Steam has an amazing 2020. Streaming is coming out on top once again, and Disney+ has updated for its MCU shows. We finally have an idea about what Amazons LotR show will be focused on and the CW passes on an Arrowverse Spinoff. We also get confirmation about the future of Deadpool 3, as well as the future of the MCU. Also Martian Manhunter will be in the Snyder Cut and Ray Fisher isnt backing down.

    Episode 137: It's a Festivus Miracle

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2020 62:13

    Happy Festivus! More Cyberpunk2077, the ups, the downs, and the sideways. New game announcements. The UK is looking to punish scalpers. Meanwhile Among Us is just steamrolling everything, pretty sus if you ask me. The Office is joining Peacock, with a few exceptions. The Mandalorian goes balls to wall in its season finale. Meanwhile Streaming gets serious in 2021 with a lot of new stuff dropping on Netflix, HBOmax and Disney+. Also Chris Pine is upping his nerd cred by joing the new D&D movie. The Snyder cut is coming sooner then expected. While we also get our first trailer for Coming 2 America.

    Episode 135: Coming Soon to a Podcast Near You!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2020 52:09

    WarnerBros just dropped a megaton on the industry, and some of you may hate it, and some of you may like it. I finished Spider-Man Miles Morales and I give my final review. Big Buck Hunter is coming home. Super Nintendo World has an opening date. Another Streaming service has joined the fight. The Mandalorian is chefs kiss perfection.

    Episode 134: Happy Little Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2020 55:39

    Hope you all had a great Holiday weekend! This week is anything but short and sweet. Mortal Kombat is throwing it back to the 90s. Red Dead is going all in online. Phil Spencer talks gamepass and xbox streaming future. Are you ready for Pokémon's 25th anniversary? Wandavision is planning on channeling the office. The Mandalorian drops its best yet. Madds Mikkelsen joins Harry Potter. And we have some news in the collectible trading card world.

    Episode 133: NNN: Nerd Ops: Nerd War

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2020 56:11

    More CoD: Black Ops: Cold War Coverage, Oxford says sure play games. More Bethesda exclusivity pot stirring. The Game Awards nominees are announced. IO Interactive is making a 007 game. HBO Max is pulling out the big guns this Christmas. The CW is shaking up its DC roster yet again. The Mandalorian is straight up having the best second season ever. And the MCU is adding Deadpool to its ranks.

    Episode 132: Now thats Next Gen

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 68:59

    Nick jumps right in with his first week in Next Gen gaming with the Xbox Series X. Also first looks at AC Valhalla, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War. Plus a review of The Mandalorian. Some Disney+ and HBO Max News. And The movie front is still leaking pretty bleak, but at least we have some MCU news.

    Episode 131: And you Wagered?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 51:53

    Are you ready for Next Gen? Some studios are and some aren't. Sega is saying goodbye to a major facet of its history. Nintendo continues to dominate. The PS5 falls short in one big area. What's next for the future of Mass Effect? A mediocre showing for the Mandalorian. Jurassic World completes production, and Johnny Depp Departs the Fantastic Beast franchise.

    Episode 130: Shaken, not stirred

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2020 58:30

    It's Wednesday my dudes! So lest listen to a new episode of the podcast! We are live on #Spotify #googlepodcasts and #applepodcasts or click the link in our bio! This week: #watchdogslegion #ps5 #xboxseriesx #spidermanmilesmorales #intothespiderverse #cyberpunk2077 #psnplusgames #gameswithgold #haloinfinite #occulus #ubisoft dexter #powerrangers #disnyplus #netflix #falconandwintersoldier #tinytoons #arrowverse #TheMandalorian jamesbond #007 #seanconnery #snydercut

    Episode 129: Eighth Gen Retrospective

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2020 46:42

    Today we are doing something different, and its a look back at everything surrounding the Eight Generation of Video Game Consoles. What worked and what didn't, what I loved and what I thought was a great addition to the gaming community. One last hurrah for the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4.

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