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Naturally, A fan filmed the new season 5 trailer during the “Game of Thrones” IMAX event and leaked it online.

There’s a lot going on and pretty much everything makes me shake my fist at the screen and demand time fly by because April 12th is too far away!

Head after the break to check out the trailer before it gets pulled. If HBO releases and official version soon, we’ll update with it. UPDATE: They did. The official video has been added after the break…

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Honestly, I wouldn’t want to mess with Link, but a robot Link? That bucket of bolts looks totally brutal.

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DeviantArt member ChasingArtwork has a big thing for redesigning superheroes and video game characters as super cool robots, and you can check out some of his latest creations below.

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It’s day six of our Winter-een-mas t-shirt countdown leading up to the giveaway from our Nerd Approved shirt store, and January 30th is reserved for RPGs.

This RPG United battle dice shirt seems pretty appropriate for the occasion.

Head on over to our shirt store for even more awesomely nerdy designs and stay tuned the rest of the week for more Winter-een-mas shirts and our giveaway!


Etsy artist “uncannyartshop” created this series of lifelike Bodily Candles which are hand cast from eco soy wax and come equipped with a set of ears, or a mouth displaying an expression of happiness or disgust. Stangely enough, they are also available in a variety of scents, should you decide to use them to enhance the atmosphere of a soothing bath or, better yet, a romantic dinner… costarring these.

Product Page: ($17.76 via IT)


Loot Crate has announced the theme of their February 2015 subscription box. It’s titled “Play” and the description reads:

It’s time to break out the dice, cards and controllers saddle up and strategize: February’s crate is dedicated to all the fun and fantastic games we love to PLAY! From tabletop to video games, we have put together a crate that celebrates both the boundless levels of adventure, creativity and excitement that great gaming can bring. Included will be a Loot Crate Exclusive Edition of a popular tabletop title, plus a vinyl collectible figure from KidRobot, a best-selling story much beloved by gamers & geeks worldwide, and so much more. Pull up a seat and let the games begin!

Ooh, I can’t wait. We got our first box last month and really enjoyed it.

If love nerdy toys/collectibles and surprises, it’s worth giving Loot Crate a try. You can even get 10% off your subscription when you use the code “NERDAPPROVED” at checkout.


Do you remember that bonus stage in Street Fighter II where you could smash up a car for extra points? Thanks to the magic of the Internet, several people have attempted the stage in real life. We’ve posted those attempts after the break.

See Also: Guy Tortures Coworker With “Street Fighter” Quotes

They’re actually kind of funny–watching someone jump around like an idiot and try to rip the hood off an old VW tickles me for whatever reason.

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Prepare to have your mind blown by the new Thanos Sixth Scale Figure. Not content to just make a kickass figure, Hot Toys and Sideshow are also including Thanos’ throne, complete with LED light up features.

The figure itself features all of the good things we’ve come to expect from Hoy Toys: loads of articulation, additional accessories, a beautiful headsculpt.

Check out the pictures and details after the break.

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Valentine’s Day is almost here, and you’ll need to set a romantic mood. What could be more romantic than whipping out your smartphone and changing the lighting in the room to one of 16 million colors? Nothing, that’s what.

And the best part? We have the Revogi Smart Color Bluetooth bulb on sale for $34.99 (30% off). Plus you can save an additional 10% on everything in our Nerd Approved Deals store through February 5th using the code “NA10OFF”.

Features include:

  • Control all aspects of your lights from an easy-to-use app
  • Choose from 16 million color options
  • Easily control the brightness of your lights
  • Set smart-timers
  • Control up to 10 bulbs from the app
  • Enjoy preset ‘scenes’
  • Use 90% less energy than w/ traditional bulbs

The bulb is compatible with iOS (iPhone 4 / iPad mini or higher) and Android (Android 4.3 or above / BLE 4.0)

Revogi Smart Color Bluetooth LED Bulb ($50 $34.99)

While you’re at it, don’t forget to head on over to our giveaway section and enter to win an Xbox One, Beats headphones, and Apple watch and more!

chris pratt indiana jones

Chris Pratt’s already taken over the Marvel and Jurassic Park universes, and now rumor has it he’ll be whipping bad guys into shape (har har–Nerd Approved readers, you can always expect bad puns from me) as a reboot version of Indiana Jones. I’ve seen some people be skeptical of this, even fearful that we’re quickly approaching a Benedict Cumberbatch-style critical mass of Pratness, but I say bring it on. Let’s cast Bert Macklin, FBI in every. Single. Thing.

Well, half the things. Emily Blunt can get the other half. For Star-Lord/Andy Dwyer/Johnny Karate/the world’s supreme Velociraptor wrangler, let’s start with the following five:

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The new Lego SHIELD Helicarrier has been officially announced—and she’s a beauty. At just under 3000 pieces, the Hellicarrier is 31 inches long, 17 inches wide, and 11 inches tall. It’ll also include two runways, Quinjets, forklift trucks, ground support vehicles and much more…plus it comes with its own display stand.

See Also: These Guys Are Landing RC Planes On A Flying RC Avengers Helicarrier

While the Helicarrier is from the first Avengers movie, the set will include Age of Ultron style minifigures of Black Widow, Nick Fury, Hawkeye, Captain America, and Agent Maria Hill in her Lego minifig debut.

The set will be unveiled at ToyFair and will retail for $349.99 when it hits the Lego Shop in March.

Head after the break to see more pictures and a video.

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