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Pre-Order Hyrule Historia!


In January, Dark Horse Comics will be releasing the English translated version of The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, and you can buy it directly from The Geekbox! For $40 (which includes shipping), you get this beautiful hardcover book, as well as an original print from The Geekbox: The Web Comic artist Leann Hill, signed by the artist and the entire cast of The Geekbox. Please use the Paypal button below if you’re in the United States. For international shipping prices, please contact Ryan Higgins, or use the contact forum on the main page.

Hyrule Historia

Dark Horse Books and Nintendo® bring you The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda™ franchise. This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more! Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong™, Mario™, and The Legend of Zelda™, Shigeru Miyamoto, this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link’s adventures from the creators themselves! As a bonus, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga—Akira Himekawa!

* The full history and making of the The Legend of Zelda™ franchise, never-before-seen concept art!

* Introduction by Shigeru Miyamoto!

The Geekbox’s Amazon Store, Take 2!

Since lawmakers were smart enough to repeal that stupid law that shut down Amazon Associates’ California-based digital storefronts, I’m pleased to announce that our Geekbox Amazon store is back up and running! I’ve given it a big update — so if there’s any big upcoming games you’re looking forward to, it’s probably on the list! You can also get plenty of quality comics, DVDs, and Blu-rays (including cheap DVDs for upcoming Comedy Button commentary tracks!) through our storefront, and every purchase directly supports all the crazy stuff we do.

So, in the immortal words of The Legend of Zelda’s shopkeeper, buy somethin’ will ya!

Presenting: The Comedy Button!

Fans of the GameSpy Debriefings, rejoice: Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, and myself (along with new castmate Max Scoville, of Destructoid fame) are starting a new podcast in the near future, titled The Comedy Button. Because he says it better than I can, you really should go read Scott’s pitch for the show on our Kickstarter page, where we’ve already exceeded our funding goal in less than two hours. Basically, it’s the Debriefings, but independent — and we’ve got a lot of sweet incentives for those of you who are keen on donating. And when we get the show off the ground, you’ll be hearing about it right here on the Geekbox!

So, what are you waiting for!? Head on over to Kickstarter, see what the show is about, and help us push the Comedy Button. BRAAAP BRAAAAPP!!!

The 1st 87th Annual Geekbox Awards

Spoilers for The Geekbox: Episode 102 — here are all the winners (and “winners”) in the 1st 87th Annual Geekbox Awards, AKA the Geekboxies. Huzzah! Special thanks to Karen Chu for creating the awards graphics — and thanks to our forum users for helping out with the categories!


New Look!

As you’ve no doubt noticed if you’re here reading this, the site’s undergone a major visual overhaul. The new WordPress theme is a work in progress, but hey, enjoy the new design!

Nominate The Geekbox for the 2009 Podcast Awards!

The nominations for the 2009 Podcast Awards are open through October 18. If you’re a fan of the podcast, please click on the banner above, and nominate The Geekbox in the People’s Choice and Gaming categories! You have until this Sunday night to get your nominations in. Make me proud, Geekbox listeners!

Geekbox Listener Survey

Do you visit this site regularly? Do you enjoy our podcast? Then please, take this reader survey to help me gather some important demographic information! I promise that your e-mail address will not be sold or otherwise redistributed as part of this. And, to incentivize the survey process, I’ll draw one random name from the participants and send you a free current-gen game of your choice (it can be any platform, though it must be a reasonable and not out-of-print selection).