Sep 12
- MWN #139 – GamerGate

This week, the nerds dive into the “GamerGate” controversy and find out why no one in the gaming world is happy this week. Part real controversy, part faux controversy, and simultaneously the most important and least important thing that’s happened in gaming in a while… Plus, What we’re all looking forward to (Other than Destiny) […]

Aug 26
- MWN #138 – Not Exactly Time Lords

This week, Burns does his best to turn the rest of MWN Nation into Whovians as Peter Capaldi makes his debut as the 12th Doctor in the 51 years and counting British TV Sci-Fi epic – Doctor Who. Also: Joel needs some serious help – as he suddenly has found himself without a smartphone, Baker […]

Aug 15
- MWN #137 – Everybody Hates Comcast

This week, the nerds talk about: – The day the music died (on Twitch) – A Comcastic Adventure with Nicholas Baker and the Codes of Despair – Re-living some of the best “Summer Games Done Quick” – Why Michael Bay is important this week (and how if this were a just and fair universe, none […]

Aug 04
- MWN #136 – 2 Legit 2 Quit
Midwest Nerds #136

This week on the Midwest Nerds Podcast: Summer movies present and future – Joel and Jason discuss Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy – where it succeeds, where it falls short, and why it’s very existence is encouraging… if only to make sure that NOT every superhero movie tries to be Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy… Plus […]

Jun 05
- MWN #135 – At What Cost?
MWN #135 -  At What Cost?

This week, the Nerds have been playing Mario Kart 8, Watch Dogs, and goofing around with STEAM’s new in-home streaming (freshly out of beta). Plus – is the $60 dollar price point actually making our games WORSE? We discuss a fantastic article from which explores AAA games, and the expectations of millions upon millions […]

May 23
- MWN #134 – Earth 2 – Rebirf Da Earf
MWN #134 - Earth 2 - Rebirf Da Earf

You know what’s tired? Earth. The pollution, the wars, the overcrowding. We kinda went rockstar on this planet and it doesn’t look like we’re going to fix that anytime soon. Solution? NEW DIGITAL EARTH – from your friends at Facebook. This week, we discuss what Facebook’s “billion user game” powered by Oculus Rift might look […]