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#Geek Essentials

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Geek chic: Touch Fuzzy, Get Dizzy & Octorawk

Hey, it's a Geek Chic! We haven't done this in a while ... mostly because there haven't been that many good gaming shirts. Thankfully, Split Reason delivers this week with two AWESOME shirts. First up is the Octorawk shirt, great for any Ze...

 
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Geek chic: Fill up your closet with these shirts

We promoted Glen's "The Plumbers Wardrobe" when it was up for voting and the shirt was approved! It's probably the best Mario shirt you will ever wear. Grab one from Split Reason for $18.95. Threadless released a couple of shirts a few week...

 
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Contest: Win this Thousand Needles shirt from Teextile

Awesome shirt site, Teextile, recently had a re-launch and they're looking to celebrate by giving away some shirts! We have five of the Thousand Needles shirt (design above) to give out and all you need to do in order to win is tell us who ...

 
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Geek chic: Zelda fans will like tonight's offerings

Shirt.Woot is continuing their Valentine Day's-themed love shirts tonight and this one is all about how different creatures all have one thing in common: hearts! And in the case of Link, he has over a dozen hearts, thus making him better th...

 
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Today's Shirt Woot will make your chest explode

Space Invaders are mean little bastards, but at least they're predictable. That is until Aliens start popping out of their chest. Then you're screwed. Today's Shirt.Woot combines one our favorite retro games, Space Invaders, with the classi...

 
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ThinkGeek is a magical place full of geeky wonder. They have all sorts of things any nerd would want. From shirts, computer stuff, toys and more. They even have videogames such as this GP2X Wiz MAME/Amiga/Console Emulator and...   read

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Geek chic: Bowser, Cactuar and level 1-2

Three designs to check out in this edition of Geek Chic! Teextile has a Black Friday sale going on for every shirt this week. All shirts are $12 and they have a videogame design as part of this week's deals. "Thousand Needles" was designed ...

 
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Gaming culture on your wall: 'Know Your Weak Points!'

Commence opening your wallet. The fifth episode of Robert Ashley's A Life Well Wasted is nearly upon us. For those unfamiliar, it's described as an Internet radio show, which is about right. It's certainly no cookie cutter podcast about vid...

 
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Geek chic: Two girls, one Spread Shot, moustache and more

PopCap has a couple of new Plants Vs Zombie shirt designs up on their store. The one you see above and one that says "Your Grass is Mine!" While the second one is extremely facepalm worthy, the Moustache one is just plain awesome....

 
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Geek chic: Real life Pokemons

Teextile has fast become my favorite shirt supplier store on the Internets. Each week, five new designs go up and you only have that same week to get the shirt you want. Teextile has a videogame related shirt on sale this week based on the ...

 
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Geek chic: This Monster Hunter jacket is too much to handle

Oh yes, it's time for another edition of Geek Chic where we look at gaming related fashion. This Monster Hunter jacket is ridiculously hot. With that said though, I’ll never be caught wearing this thing. It reminds me of those horribl...

 
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Life at home with some of the Modern Method staff

The other week, over at Japanator.com, we took a look at what life was like with some of the editors. You got to see our porn, TVs, and cats. Well, I figured that we might as well take a look at some more members of the Modern Method family...

 
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NES business card holders might be cool, if we could see them clearly

Now here is a product that I would probably blow my money on without a moment's hesitation: a business card holder with retro flavor, representing everything from Mario and Zelda to Ice Climber and even classic Famicom. Cool, right? The onl...

 
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Never fear, men: Geek Squad will help you to survive Sex and the City!

So, this weekend marks the opening of the Sex and the City movie. For those of you living under a rock, the popular TV series about four liberated ladies drinking and partying their way around New York was bound to be made into a film, and ...

 
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BEEG AMERICAN TEETEES! Rent Roman and hear that line day in, day out ... forever

It has to be said that Roman Bellic is one of the many joys of Grand Theft Auto IV. His determined optimism and love of beeg American teetees know no bounds, and I find him one of the most likable characters in the game.   What bet...

 
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Geeky gaming goods give you wood... goods

How many times have you found yourself cutting meat (or... celery, for the vegetarians out there) on a plain white cutting board while thinking that something was missing from your life? Me? All the time. And that missing thing is this Spac...

 
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New York Times maps the geek universe around Gary Gygax

Here's some chicken soup for the geek in you: the New York Times has mapped out a matrix of all of the things that may have directly benefited for the geekery that was Dungeons and Dragons. It may be a stretch to attribute the problem-solv...

 
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Tetris oscilloscope hack, named Scopetris

Man, I suck at Tetris. It's now to the point where I lose every time, without fail. These days, all I can do is struggle for a few minutes before defeat, and then tell the victor that "at least I've seen a real vagina." This a*sh...

 
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CES 2008: In-game XMB is coming to a PS3 near you soon

It's almost time to quit yer bellyachin', as Sony has finally announced that PS3 owners will soon be able to get into their console's operating system without having to leave the comfort of their game's universe. An in-game XMB has been on ...

 
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Bring your WoW character a reality: Your in-game avatar can now be a toy

I'm not a WoW player by any means, but this is still pretty cool news. A company is offering to make actual figures based on people's World of Warcraft characters that they can then buy. Since some players invest vast portions of their live...

 
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Ore-naments? More Christmas gifts for gamers

I've got more great goodies to put under your favorite gamer's tree this holiday season. From pretty ornaments to put on the tree to amazing presents to put under the tree, I have a bunch of sweet ideas.Got a addicted WoW gamer at home? Wel...

 
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Jesu-Chu? Christmas presents for gamers

Everyone have probably already started their Christmas shopping, if they haven't, well then you better snap to it before the only gifts left in the stores are fruit cakes and old copies of Spice World for the Playstation. [Editor's note: Sp...

 
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The Play:Digital Phantom Hourglass review: can England not afford chairs?

Those of you who are fans of the Legend of Zelda games have probably already sold the necessary pints of blood or stolen the necessary dollars/pounds/Euros from your mother/father/significant other's wallet/purse/marsupian pouch to purch...

 
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Dress like a Dynasty Warrior and win stuff at the London MCM Expo

The London Movie Comic Media Expo is a haven for anime geeks and furries who flock by the hundreds in their Sailor Moon underpants. It's also said to be a little bit rubbish, but this year I have a special reason for wanting to attend. That...

 
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PS3 owners, dig out your USB cables; firmware 1.82 hits

The PlayStation 3 firmware revision that Sony's Eric Lempel mentioned a few days ago in Sony's official blog is finally live and available for download. The update, version 1.82, enables playback of AVC High Profile (H.264/MPE...

 
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Weekend Reading: Pen and paper versus console RPGs, part 1

The first part in Leigh's "Building a better RPG" mini-series got me to thinking about storytelling in RPGs. I agreed with some of the points in her article, especially the fact that nowadays, the stories are so filled out and...

 
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The gamer face: The Hannibal

Surely we all make faces when we game, but rarely is that ultimate expression captured on video. Well, maybe they are, but are any as special as this one, "The Hannibal"? What would you name your gamer face?[Thanks, Epileptic Ga...

 
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Sony's PR man wants to educate you

As far as Dave Karraker, the man behind the media curtain at Sony is concerned, all the bad publicity that Sony has faced is all just one big misunderstanding on our part. Luckily for you, he's ready to fill those educational gaps you&#...

 
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Another professional gaming channel set to launch ... but in the UK

While pro gaming is certainly huge in the likes of Asia and across Europe, it really hasn't caught on quite yet in the States. We have our own e-sports channel on DIRECTV, but who in the hell has DIRECTV? The latest professional gaming ...

 
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Better late than never: Pure Pwnage is back

After a slight hold up due to the evils of Adobe Premiere (a pain I know all too well), the first episode of the new season of Pure Pwnage is online and ready for viewing. The internet premiere was scheduled for yesterday (there has alread...

 

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Luca Blight

I was watching my brother trying to beat the nameless king numbers of tries then I played Fist of the North Star opening and he whooped his

 
Megas75

I havent went online with the Master Chief Collection Is the online still fucked or did they ever fix it?

 
OverlordZetta

My head is pounding and it wont be tonight until Why must it be this way?

 
FakePlasticTree

Yus! Physical copy of God Already own it on PSN but nothing beats having a physical copy Also wanted the first Bayonetta on Wanted to play it

 
Zer0t0nin

I cant even say why, but there is something incredibly soothing about Mid-90s Rave

 
iam16bit

Ok so this morning I showed my Street Fighter cover to my teachers and they really liked it but suggested putting in more shadows and showing energy coming from the They also suggested bringing Akuma down a bit to leave space for a

 
guitarvillain

Crom, grant me

 
Pixie The Fairy

I hope Axiom Verge for Vita has a patch coming because the occasional action-halting hiccups are a bit Ive seen some slowdown, too, but my brain rationalizes that as it trying to be an NES

 
Nathan D

*sees a quarter on the ground with tails side up* Ooh, a quarter! Wait, does tails side up being unlucky only apply to pennies? Oh god, should I pick it up?

 
OverlordZetta

Hey, Pokemon trainers! The Zygarde, Shiny Yveltal, and Shiny Xerneas events are a May event it looks like! Zygarde is this week and a little extra and the other two will follow that in the Check your country for specifics!

 
Gundy

I love me some dill

 
Fuzunga

This is already worth at least $60, which is double what I paid for Along with my three (PS4, Vita, DOS) copies of Retro City Rampage, Im going to be rich

 
Luca Blight

Is it weird to not care for Devil May Cry 1 but absolutely love the 3rd Maybe it was the mood I was

 
RiffRaff

Star Fox tip: Well, I just discovered that if you plug your headphones directly into the gamepad, all of the audio is routed through the Not optimal for fixing the fixing the audio, but a lot better than the shit quality of the gamepad

 
Confuseddalek

Im having more fun playing Shantae than I ever was with Dark YEAH I SAID IT

 
iam16bit

Also Nintendo posted the full Squid Sisters concert on

 
gajknight

That feeling when youre about to settle down with a nice cup of tea when your mum asks you to go out and get some fish and

 
Dreggsao

I just finished the singleplayer of Battlefield 4 (playing the last mission 3 times for MP unlocks) and it was comically Still leagues better than the BF3

 
OrochiLeona

Jeez, still months to

 
Rico the Penguin

I might quantify the covenant item drop rates into values of # of Brooklyn 99 Thus far its looking like the Darkmoon items drop at a rate of to 1 B99 Once all 3 seasons are done Im not sure what to

 
Torchman

Menu setup on super robot wars z3 is much nicer than the first Not even referring to a translation guide due to how much easier it is

 
iam16bit

Saw this trending on Facebook, 30 animators got together and recreated the opening of Super Smash

 
Nathan D

Anyone remember that show MXC?

 
Scrustle

Not having a great time with DS3 Stuck right at the start of Irithyll against enemies who are just too damn Ive resorted to summoning help, but everyone is either just as bad as me, or I get invaded at the same

 
WryGuy

Is it weird that this is the missing link that makes me want to buy Amiibo? For the most part theyre just shelf-items anyway, so this just helps them play the role

 
YoeriB

No reviews until after launch, one way to show confidence in your product This just leads me to believe that not a whole lot of those problems in the beta have been fixed, hope Im

 
JcDent

Place your bets on the survival on the robot! Will it sacrifice valiantly for the humans? Will it pull a Riley and not play an important part in the game? Place your bets, everyone!

 
Roxas1359

So I may have to give up my cat because hes become aggressive as of Current Status:

 
Torchman

THE GAME TOOK ROGER SMITH AWAY FROM ME IN THE OPENING FUCKING YOU

 
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