Nintendo Direct Highlights

  • Breath of the Wild Champions amiibo date and minimal details
  • A deeper look at Square Enix’s Octopath Traveler
    • Demo available
  • In depth gameplay at Xenoblade Chronicles 2
    • Release date 12/1
    • Exclusive Pro Controller release
    • Collector’s Edition
    • New Mario Odyssey Switch bundle (red joy cons)
  • Mario Party: Top 100
  • Kirby: Battle Royale (3ds) and Kirby Star Allies (Switch)
  • Doom and Wolfenstein II on Switch!!!
  • Professor Layton on 3DS
  • Arcade Archives
  • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions
  • Ace Attorney: Apollo Justice and Fire Emblem Warriors on 3ds
  • New orange 2DS XL/Poke ball 3DS
Fan Faves
We pick ten rapid questions and each host answers to see where we stand opposed and where we stand united Fandom.  Play along and find what are your Fan Favorites?

Star Wars gets in new director

  • With a quick turnaround, Star Wars Episode 9 has already found its new director.  From a galaxy not too far away,
    • J.J. Abrams is back as director and co-writer for the upcoming film.
      • How with this impact Episode IX?
      • Is this the director we want and/or need?
    • Lucasfilm also confirmed that The Last Jedi’s release date has been pushed back
      •  Pushed from May 24, 2019 to December 20, 2019
Each week two of our hosts go head to head in a best of five trivia contest.  The winner will retain bragging rights and stay and play again next week while the loser has to create next the weeks’ questions. Play along and see just how much gaming knowledge you have.

Opinion Piece:  Is this Golden Age for Nerds & Gamers?

More than at any other time in pop culture history nerds/geeks & gamers are accepted by society. Gaming in some degree is extremely mainstream. Mario on iPhone; consoles selling millions each month. The film and tv industries are dominated and driven by comic book and super hero films.     Nerd culture is in full swing!

Is this the highest point for our people?

  • What does “Golden Age” mean to you?
  • Do you like where all things pop culture is currently at? Let us break it Down! Gaming? Movies? Film? TV?
  • What more would you want from: Gaming? Film? TV?
  • Is the extreme mainstream culture that these previously side stream media GOOD for the progression of these mediums?
  • Do you LIKE these being mainstream, personally, regardless of its good or bad for them or did you prefer the niche status?


Each week we’ll break down ten news stories and facts that just didn’t quite make the list for a segment.  We’ve got 1 minute per topic before we move onto the next; finished or not.  Gotta go fast…in the Speed Run.
  1. A new Limited Edition Green Camo PS4 Pro will release later this year alongside Call of Duty WW2
  2. Gearbox president Randy Pitchford says that he is not sure if Overwatch made a direct impact on the sales of Battleborn.  Randy states, “If Overwatch never came out, it might have had the same results, with the same crowd.”
  3. According to an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix CFO David Wells says he has no regrets in spending nearly $6 billion on content this year.  This content and more, has helped Netflix get an estimated 104 million subscribers worldwide.
  4. With a shock to many, Capcom announces Okami HD for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on Dec. 12 for $19.99
  5. to EXTREMELY high demand, Nintendo says the SNES Classic with ship into 2018, AND they will re-release the NES Classic sometime in Summer 2018
  6. An indie team behind the upcoming Nintendo Switch game Lichtspeer, hinted at the fact that Nintendo may be working on some type of achievement system for their newest system.
  7. Destiny 2 has had a concurrent 1.2 million players count across its servers. This number could rise dramatically once the game is released on PC.
  8. Apple unveils their new iPhone 8 series, as well as the new iPhone X.  The iPhone 8 starts at $699, and the iPhone X will cost a whopping $999.
  9. Game of Thrones will be filming multiple Season 8 Ending to attempt to combat leaks of its series finale. This is to combat leaks the series has been plagued with in the past.
  10. World of Warcraft developer Blizzard prepares for its annual convention, Blizzcon, and once again opens its doors to thousands of fans. The virtual doors are open too!  Those who cannot attend in person are able to purchase a virtual ticket which allows access to view all the panels, interviews, Q &A’s and more.  Each VR ticket is priced at $40.
Name that Game
Try and guess game titles by using the clues given by a host. Can you Name The Game?