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The Geekbox: Episode 94

Erstwhile 1UP editor Ray Barnholt once again guest-stars in this completely girl-free episode, where we drink Powerthirst and kick people with our energy legs for a solid hour. Enjoy!

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The Geekbox — Episode 94 (2010-12-01)
Wherein we discuss The Walking Dead (spoiler warning!), Inception: The Video Game, Black Friday, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Geometry Wars, Super Mario All-Stars, Zelda wars, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Super Mario Bros. 2 launch day, Epic Mickey, Tron, the secret history of Cowboys & Aliens, bait-and-switch toys, Young Justice, Transformers Prime, and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. Starring Ryan Scott, Ray Barnholt, Justin Haywald, and Ryan Higgins.
Running Time: 1h 14m 59s
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The Geekbox: Episode 93

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I’m publishing a bit early this week; hopefully it catches a few people before they embark on pre-holiday travel. Don’t stuff yourselves too much!

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The Geekbox — Episode 93 (2010-11-24)
Wherein we discuss Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (spoiler warning!), Donkey Kong Country Returns, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Xbox Live politics, The Walking Dead (spoiler warning #2!), Doctor Who, Netflix’s content-streaming strategy, the upcoming Buffy the Vampire Slayer film reboot, and weird Mario games. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Ryan Higgins, and Alice Liang.
Running Time: 1h 14m 31s
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The Geekbox: Episode 92

Guest host Carlos Rodela and Geekbox listener Gabriel Gomez join us this week to talk about… a bunch of TV shows and zombie stuff. Also: Enjoy this behind-the-scenes video that Carlos filmed, where Ryan Higgins attempts to explain some stupid Batman storyline that overrated comic book writer Grant Morrison came up with. Yes, he’s purposely trying to be that annoying. You Grant Morrison fans…

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The Geekbox — Episode 92 (2010-11-17)
Wherein we discuss Internet video, the end of Doctor Who: Series 5, zombie movies, zombie games, Harry Potter, the Green Lantern teaser footage, The Walking Dead, character-driven narrative, Robin Hood, Sherlock, Burn Notice, World of Warcraft, Ultima Online, Minecraft, Hello Kitty Online (seriously), Tetris, and Kinect. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Gabriel Gomez, Ryan Higgins, and Carlos Rodela.
Running Time: 1h 14m 29s
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The Geekbox: Episode 91

This week, Supergiant Games creative director Greg Kasavin (who I suspect many of you will also remember as the longtime editor-in-chief of GameSpot) joins us to tell us about his upcoming game Bastion, and sound off on all the usual nerdy stuff. Enjoy!

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The Geekbox — Episode 91 (2010-11-10)
Wherein we discuss Bastion, software incompatibility, Good Old Games, the journey from gaming press to game development, Metroid: Other M, anime influences in games, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, The Walking Dead, the pitfalls of serialized fiction (including Lost!), Red Dead Redemption, choice in games, Fable III, elevator pitches, and zombies. Starring Ryan Scott, Justin Haywald, Ryan Higgins, Alice Liang, and special guest Greg Kasavin.
Running Time: 1h 23m 3s
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The Geekbox: Episode 90

Geez, 90 episodes! It’s madness! Thanks for putting up with us for this long. Also, even though sports are dumb and I hate them, congratulations to the San Francisco Giants on winning the 2010 World Series. Go team, or something. Enjoy this week’s episode! And if you’re interested, check out the Umloud! Rock Band fundraiser event, which Karen’s heading up again this year. It goes down in San Francisco on December 9!

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The Geekbox — Episode 90 (2010-11-03)
Wherein we discuss the World Series, Futurama costumes, The Walking Dead, Star Trek Online, Rock Band 3, Red Dead Redemption, Star Wars games, the ongoing World of Warcraft: Cataclysm world event, loremastering, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Kinect, pretend everything, Keiji Inafune’s exit from Capcom, cool gifts, NCIS, Umloud 2010, and crazy internship stories. Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Ryan Higgins, Brock Sager, and April Scott.
Running Time: 1h 24m 9s
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The Geekbox: Episode 89

We’re back with a full rundown on BlizzCon 2010, and former 1UP favorite Ray Barnholt joins us for some weird hilarity.

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The Geekbox — Episode 89 (2010-10-27)
Wherein we discuss employment challenges, BlizzCon 2010, awkward questions, crazy costumes, Diablo III, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Final Fantasy XIV, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes, stupid Pokemons, Enslaved, Fable III, Microsoft’s PC gaming nonsense, Back to the Future, drive-in vs. drive-thrus, Star Wars sequels, and The Walking Dead. Starring Ryan Scott, Ray Barnholt, Ryan Higgins, and Alice Liang.
Running Time: 1h 7m 48s
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The Geekbox: Episode 88

Karen, Alice, and I will be attending BlizzCon this Friday and Saturday — hopefully we’ll see some of you there!

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The Geekbox — Episode 88 (2010-10-20)
Wherein we discuss the NES’ 25th anniversary, Kirby’s Epic Yarn, the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm pre-patch, raiding dynamics, the upcoming BlizzCon 2010, the Kinect launch lineup, Green Lantern’s power battery, the WoW: Cataclysm opening cinematic, movie adaptations, Police Academy, Venture Bros., The IT Crowd, and Red Dwarf. Starring Ryan Scott, Justin Haywald, Ryan Higgins, and Alice Liang.
Running Time: 1h 10m 52s
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