Score 26 Steam games for $1 with the Dollar Forever Bundle

Score 26 Steam games for $1 with the Dollar Forever Bundle

Simply put that BundleStars.com has a bundle of 26 steam games for just $1. You read that correctly. And they have Steam Trading cards so you can probably make a profit if More »

The GeeksFTW – Episode 286

The GeeksFTW – Episode 286

We are back with another episode! We talk about the Scorpio reveal as well as some changes to Steam and Twitch. If you are looking for more from us then check out More »

The GeeksFTW – Episode 285

The GeeksFTW – Episode 285

We are back for another episode. We hope you enjoy! If you are looking for more from us then check out our YouTube Page for game reviews, quick looks and more. We More »

The GeeksFTW – Episode 284

The GeeksFTW – Episode 284

Here is another episode. Late because life and tech difficulties. Hope you enjoy! If you are looking for more from us then check out our YouTube Page for game reviews, quick looks More »

The GeeksFTW – Episode 283

The GeeksFTW – Episode 283

Here is another episode. Late because life and tech difficulties. Hope you enjoy! If you are looking for more from us then check out our YouTube Page for game reviews, quick looks More »

 

Knight the Captain

Make it 'Sir' Number One

First thing to talk about is that today Patrick Stewart, the man himself, is now to be addressed as Sir Patrick Stewart. That’s right Queen Elizabeth II knighted him at the Buckingham Palace today. This 69-year old man paid tribute to his former teacher. “Although many people in my life have had great influence on me, without this man none of it would have happened,” he said. As a teacher myself, that just warms my innards.

Patrick Stewart now joins the list the Knighted. On that list you might find Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Lee, and Anthony Hopkins, just to name a few.

Game Deals for the Broke

Looking around the web I’ve noticed good game deals and I just wanted to share them. Maybe you’ve been holding out for Super Street Fighter IV,Bayonetta, or even God of War 3. Well here are the best gaming deals I could find.

Super Street Fighter IV- $27.99(360) + $10 Future credit at Amazon. $29.99(360 and PS3) + $10 future credit at Gamestop.

Bioshock 2- $29.99(360,PS3, and PC) at Amazon.

Bayonetta- $34.99(360 and PS3) at Gamestop.

Split Second- $39.99(360) at Amazon.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction- $41.(360)+ $10 Future credit at Amazon and Gamestop.

UFC Undisputed 2010- $39.99(360) at Amazon.

Alan Wake- $49.99(360) at Amazon.

God of War 3- $44.99(PS3) at Amazon and $39.99 + $10 Future credit at Gamestop.

3D Dot Game Heroes-$29.99 + $10 Future credit at Gamestop.

Backbreaker- $44.99 at Amazon.

Hulu on XBox live?

Hold still my beating heart. Could it be true? Hulu on Xbox live(XBL)? Well according to Gearlive.com its a done deal. Just have to wait for them to officially announce it at E3. Sadly it looks like it will not be free, I’m still hoping they go the netflix route with free as long as you have a gold account. I guess we all will find out soon enough. June 14th at 10:00 AM PT. to be more specific. That is when Microsoft will kick off their E3 press conference. Many questions are still asked,but I’ll be glued to my sofa that morning awaiting for all the goodies Microsoft has to offer. Let us know what your E3 predictions are in the comment below.

sorce via Gear Live

Red Dead movie on FOX, May 29th

This Saturday, May 29th, on FOX at midnight there will be a 30 minute short directed by John Hillcoat, and it’s only using in-game footage. This is no joke, it’s real. Be sure to watch how it’s all going to play out.

Episode 11-EmpireFTW!

This episode is in honor of the Anniversary of Star Wars and the 30th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back. We are joined by Jason aka Faitios from the TalkingAboutGamers Podcast. We discuss all things Star Wars with a few tangents. We discuss the movies,of course, as well as our favorite characters, how its made an impact on our lives, the video games and much much more. We truly do “Geek Out”. Remember to leave us a comment on the site, on iTunes,Send feedback at TheGeeksFTW@gmail.com or follow us on twitter at GeeksFTWPodcast. We want to hear the good and bad from our listeners.

Related links

Day of the Jedi-http://dayofthejedi.com
STAR WARS EPISODE III A LOST HOPEhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdJDAPDltMM

Jedi Church – http://www.jedichurch.org/

CNN – http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-448620

IMDB-http://www.imdb.com/find?s=all&q=star+wars

TheForce.net-http://www.theforce.net/

Star Wars original trailer-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gvqpFbRKtQ

Darth Maul Fight-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPLXwrj7i7Q&feature=related

Obi-Wan Kenobi,Anakan Skywalker,ad Yoda vs. Count Dooku- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UQ-pHa87Gc&feature=related

Geeks of Doom Periodic Elements of the Empire Strikes Back-http://geeksofdoom.com/2010/05/26/geek-find-periodic-table-of-the-empire-strikes-back-elements/

My Podcast Alley feed!


East Coast Throwdown 2!

Our friend Golfrat,from TalkingAboutGames, is participating in the East Coast Throwdown today and We here at The GeeksFTW! wish him are wishing him Good Luck. For all those interested in watching we have embedded the ustream coverage below.

Online video chat by Ustream

No Foxiness in Transformers 3?

Megan FoxAccording to TheWrap.com Megan Fox might not be in the next Transformers movie. It seems Micheal Bay isn’t very nice.

“Megan Fox walked away from “Transformers 3” because director Michael Bay was “verbally abusive” toward her and “she had enough and decided to get out early,” an individual close to the actress has told TheWrap.”

But Paramount is saying, “Paramount had the unilateral right to exercise an option for Megan Fox to appear in ‘Transformers 3.’ Paramount at its sole election allowed the option to lapse.”

So Megan Fox might be in the next Transformers and she might not be, or she might be replaced. Either way hopefully Transformers 3 will be good.

Google search with Pac-Man!

Google has always been creative with their images above their search bar. We have seen many images related to holidays and other events such as the Olympics. Today is the 30th anniversary of Pac-Man and Google has outdone themselves yet again. If you visit Google you can actually play the classic Pac-Man game where the image would be normally. With this done I am just left to wonder what else Google has in stored for us this year.

Android Vs. Apple

I am a geek which means I love my gadgets. I have owned a variety of phones and mp3 players throughout the years. I’ve had Sidekicks,Blackberries,Zune,iPods, Android phone, and many more. This article is mainly going to focus on the software for Android and Apple.

Summary:

Android(MyTouch 3G)- I love the ability to customize my phone. I have The GeeksFTW! logo as my background, google search with voice search widget, weather widget, battery widget, and a widget that displays my Xbox Live Avatar right next to my icons.Also there are many free and pay for themes. Along with customization I love the easy integration with my Gmail. All my phone contacts are saved on my Gmail and I can import and export between my phone and my Gmail. I also love the status bar where I can drag down and view any messages I might have whether its Email, SMS, Twitter, or whatever and click on it to take me to view it. I also being able to use folders to store my apps. For example: Create a Social folder and store the Facebook, Twitter, and whatever else I want. Then I can just tap the folder and open the app I want from there. I can upgrade the storage memory for my phone by getting a bigger Micro SD card. And multi-tasking is great.

Apple iPhone/iPod Touch- The support for the app store is way better since its been around a lot longer. And more support for the app store brings better games. There are tons of great free games and pay for games on the apple app store.The iTunes software and the media player is a lot better then the Android media player. I love the ability to use Multi-touch for zooming,typing and other features. Typing is a lot easier because of the Multi-touch. I really like the dock bar that keeps 4 apps that you choose on the bottom of the home screens. The pricing for the apps are consistent in the way of its either free or in variations of $0.99, $1.99, $2.99, and etc. Also there are App gift cards that can be added for store credit for future purchases. Its great for kids who don’t have credit cards or people who do not want to store their credit cards on their devices for whatever reason. And apps being part of the total storage on the device.

Overal:

I have both devices and most of the time carry around both wherever I go. Since this is a comparison review I would have to go with Android as the winner. The biggest flaws for android would have to be the lack of support and the media player compared to iPhone/iPod Touch. That said I love the ability to customize my phone,upgrade my storage memory, and the integration with Gmail. As I have said each have their own flaws. And some of the features each lack will be coming soon such as Multi-touch,Multi-tasking, folders, and other features. This Geek just has to go with Android.

Episode 10- Iron Man 2(SPOILERS!)

In this episode we are joined by Jbird360 to totally geek out over Iron Man 2. We talk about our favorite moments in this movie, the problems we had with the movie, as well as comparing it to a few movies including Iron Man and Spider-Man. This episode is packed with spoilers so wait to listen until you watch the movie. If you enjoy this episode then Leave us a iTunes review,comment, or send us an email at TheGeeksFTW@gmail.com and let us know what you think.

Iron Man 2 links

Sam Jackson Shield movie http://www.cinematical.com/2010/05/14/samuel-l-jackson-announces-s-h-i-e-l-d-the-movie/

Whiplash info http://www.comicvine.com/whiplash/29-12709/

Iron Man 2 info http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1228705/

Iron Man 2 review http://www.screened.com/iron-man-2/16-193207/staff-review/

Iron Man 2 review http://screenrant.com/iron-man-2-reviews-vic-56069/2/

Iron Man 2 review http://scififantasyfilms.suite101.com/article.cfm/iron-man-2—movie-review

Social Blend Iron Blend Podcast http://social-blend.com/2010/05/12/iron-blend/

Iron Man 2 Game review http://www.videogametalk.com/reviews/995/iron-man-2/