Open Thread: Booty Count

Open Thread: Booty Count

Holiday booty that is! Since my brothers in nerdery are in the process of moving to a new lair and/or stalking Kristen Bell or something, I figured I’d keep the dream alive and continue my mad holiday posting spree. What else am I supposed to do with 17 days off? Because it’s always fun to discuss what you got for the holidays, let’s make some more fracking lists.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – What Class Will You Be Playing ? (a Novel)

Star Wars: The Old Republic – what class will you be playing ? (a novel)

With SWTOR slated for Q1 2011 many of us are already within its “force grip”, so to speak. I have friends that ask me on a weekly basis what class and specialization I plan on playing, so I figured I may as well make a list for those that haven’t yet decided what to roll. Enjoy this compilation of information gathered from a variety of resources that may make the decision a bit easier.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – Now With Commander Shepard!

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Now with Commander Shepard!

This Christmas eve let us celebrate an amazing Bioware crossover event. For a while now I’ve been hearing rumors that the best female voice actress in the biz, Jennifer Hale was going to be the voice of the Trooper class in Bioware’s upcoming MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic. Well with this X-mas eve trailer those rumors have been confirmed! (Click to behold greatness)

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Do Video Games Need “Hype Men”?

Do video games need “Hype Men”?

In recent years some developers have taken it upon themselves to become “Hype men” for their respective companies. Now let’s get one thing straight, if I worked on a AAA title that looked like Bulletstorm, you bet I would hype the living hell out of it. The question however is, have the devs over at Epic and People Can Fly gone too far? Is this latest “hype” filled video for Bulletstorm dumbing down the talent of some amazing artists and programmers?

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Gears Of War 2: 12 Days Of Gearsmas Event!

Gears of War 2: 12 days of Gearsmas event!

Horde mode is a blast, nobody can argue with that. Love or hate Gears of War, horde mode is nothing short of genius. Epic Games continues to award its fans with special events that alter the game-play and make old adventures feel new. This holiday season let us celebrate with the merry sounds of grunting and evisceration, let us celebrate the 12 days of Gearsmas.

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“Now We Have A Problem In Making Our Power Credible, And Vietnam Is The Place.”

“Now we have a problem in making our power credible, and Vietnam is the place.”

Tomorrow marks a very special day for us here at Nerd Appropriate. A day when us nerds march waste deep through the swamps of ‘Nam to rid the world of communists! At some point tomorrow both PSN and XBL will Make Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam available for download. Why are we excited? Well a few of us thought that Bad Company 2 with its updated Frostbite engine was actually a better game than CODBLOPS. We always like rooting for the underdog.

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Weekend Warrior: Holiday Edition

Weekend Warrior: Holiday Edition

With Christmas less than a week away we here at Nerd Appropriate are more busy than Phillps (…zing). I had plans to write a few breathtakingly long intellectual articles filled with factoids and quotes from interesting people, but I figured I’d spare you all for now and just tell you what I’ve been up to this weekend.  Welcome to Weekend Warrior ™.

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