Over the weekend, we speculate wildly about Valve’s big announcements. Matt talks about The Expanse, an awesome book series. Scott and Ash talk difficult throwback platforming with Volgarr the Viking. Ash plays a little GTA V, and Hilary talks writer’s club and watches Sleepy Hallow. We also recap our Legend of Dungeon contest with our NAQOTW. Finally, nerd sports. Pound-tag, nerd appropriate.
As CES rages on and continues to shower us images of shiny new things that we'll probably never be able to afford, The Verge managed to score an exclusive interview with Valve CEO Gabe Newell about the upcoming Steam Box…
Various publications confirmed what we’ve already known for a while, Valve is likely getting into the business of hardware and will offer us something mysterious in 2013, a living room computer?! A multitude of gaming publications including Kotaku report that as early as next year Valve could start releasing their fancy “steam box” (nickname) to change up the way people play PC games . So why the heck should you care? Behold
Nerd rage abounds on this podcast as we talk about London Olympics, Violence in Games, Windows H8, and an Avengers TV show. We review Indie Game: The Movie, The Dark Knight Rises, and Wreckateer for Kinect. Finally, your plans for a video game triathlon in our QotW. “69, Dudes!”
It suffices to say that Portal 2 is fun to play, humorous, and mentally engaging. In a word, awesome.