Archive:  February, 2013

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The Broke Nerdcast: Re-Pete Offender

Written by (@therealbigwall) on February 27, 2013 in Broke Nerdcast, Podcasts

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When Wally is imprisoned in the sanitary confines of a hospital room, his co-host Jason is tasked with steering the sinking ship that is The Broke Nerdcast into port. Teaming up with BNC alumni Pete Jurich, the dynamic duo of dork-dom delve into a spoileriffic conversation about both parts to the animated epic “The Dark… Read More »


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XBLA Weekly: February 27, 2013

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on February 27, 2013 in Features

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This week we’re going to get a little co-op and platforming seasoning for your weekly XBLA meal. First up, coming from 5pb Games is Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds – Cocoa’s Nightmare Attack – that title is a mouthful. You control one of four “cute” warriors challenging a mysterious man called “Phantom.” The game has the four-player… Read More »


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SimCity Closed Beta Hands On

Written by (@shibachica) on February 27, 2013 in Opinion

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I have been a planner for most of my life. Sure, I may fall short at planning my actual life but in the virtual world I have the power of a god. At the very least I have the power of a leader among men… ok I am a pretty decent virtual Mayor. That’s right…. Read More »


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N@P-031: Do The Money Grab

Written by (@itloo) on February 26, 2013 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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The nerds are back and we promise we aren’t talking about The Walking Dead this week! Listen in as we discuss DLC money grab schemes, pick the worst “desert island” games, and wonder if Michi has fallen asleep again. SPOILER ALERT: She has! Plus, Zach gives us all tips on how to survive Dead Space! All this and more… Read More »


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Character Select: It’s Personal

Written by (@etdragon) on February 25, 2013 in Opinion

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It is not often that I talk about my job in any form on the Internet beyond the occasional Tweet about having a murder-inducing day. There are a number of reasons for this including the fact that explaining what exactly I do for a living is complicated and talking about work on the Internet never… Read More »


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TMG-288 The Case of the Invisible Console

Written by (@leftybrown) on February 24, 2013 in Married Gamers Podcast

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This week Sony announced their new console, the PlayStation 4….but they didn’t actually SHOW the console. Chris and Kelly give their impressions of the announcement in addition to The Week in Geek, Spin the Wheel, and more! All this in episode 288 of The Married Gamers. You can now see Show Notes for TMG-288 via… Read More »


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Get Fit Friday – Exercise “High”

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on February 22, 2013 in Features

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There are tons of benefits from getting off the couch and doing some sort of physical activity. Weight loss, feeling better about yourself, getting some fresh air, an exercise “high” and being able to eat back some of the calories that you have burned. All of these have extraordinary effects on our bodies. However, when… Read More »


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XBLA Weekly: February 20, 2013

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on February 20, 2013 in Features

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This week has a couple of choices for us to consider. Let’s get right to it, shall we? First up, since it’s already been reviewed here on TMG: Serious Sam Double D XXL. The reviewer’s thunder I shall not steal; head to the review to see more about this game!   Next, something for the nostalgic gamer: Capcom… Read More »


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The Mommy Gamers 27: Sparkle Pukes

Written by (@jaxboxchick) on February 19, 2013 in The Mommy Gamers Podcast

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This week the ladies discuss the aftermath of Desirai’s cats chewing on fake glittery flowers, a karaoke game adventure, picking up Dead Space 3, an app from sexy men reminding you to check yourself (Man-O-Grams), Zaggora Hot Pants and the right and wrong tactics to use when rewarding spouse for a job well done. There’s… Read More »


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You Should Have Played This: Blood

Written by (@phneri) on February 19, 2013 in News

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You know what’s wrong with shooters today? We’re coddled. We die and immediately respawn to try again. Guns have iron sights and ammunition. We have cover to hide behind. Shots go through us. Doors don’t immediately murder our guy out of nowhere. Screw that noise. Let’s get back to basics. Let’s get to Blood. Here’s… Read More »