Welcome to Geekade

G33klife has come to an end… sort of. 

Actually, G33klife is leveling up, and evolving into a brand new site called Geekade! What’s different, you ask? Well, on the surface, not too much. It’s still the place to go for fresh, original geek-related content, but everything is about to get bigger. There will be new podcasts, new video series, new articles, new live shows, and that’s just the beginning. So take a look around, and see what’s what, and let us know what you think! As always, we welcome your feedback. In fact, it’s what has made us what we are. And the fun is just beginning.

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Amiibotched? How Nintendo of America Let a Sure Thing (Almost) Get Away

Nintendo is more than just Mario

Nintendo wants more people like me. I’m a fanatic. I love their games, characters, and worlds, and I’ve been this way as long as I can remember. When Nintendo announced their line of Amiibo figures, my first thought was at how 6 year old me would have been flipping out about them. Today, I’m thinking about how disappointed 6 year old me would be. 

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Coming Full Circle: How I Once Again Found Myself a Single Console Gamer, and Why I’m Okay With It.

The single console life for me…

I retired my Xbox 360 and PS3 last week, leaving me with only one game console connected to my TV. When I was a kid, this was the norm, but nowadays, having multiple consoles is almost required if you want to experience the best of what modern games have to offer. Life, however, doesn’t always agree with this philosophy, and after years of trying to keep up with everything, I’ve finally accepted the brutal truth: My parents were right. I don’t need more than one.

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Joining the Force

Nintendo Power’s legacy is a sight to behold

About 2 years ago, Nintendo Power announced that it was coming to an end, and with it, my lifelong dream of writing for them. Print magazines had been ceasing publication left and right, but even still, the announcement came as a shock. What started as a relentlessly charming glorified ad campaign for Nintendo had transformed over the years into an incredibly thoughtful, intelligent, honest, and fun magazine. It was everything print media should be, and having spent lots of time over the years collecting every single issue, I admired its evolution over the years. Its cancellation hit me hard, but as it turned out, I was not alone.

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