The news was confirmed yesterday along with the Han Solo cast photo: Joonas Suotamo is fully taking over the role of Chewbacca after serving as a double for Peter Mayhew in The Force Awakens. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, but Suotamo still took the time to write a heartfelt letter that shows his appreciation to fans while honoring Peter Mayhew: [click to continue…]

For a limited time you can unlock the knowledge in our massive Master Game Development Bundle for 2017 for a price that you decide. If you beat the average price (currently $17.08) you’ll unlock courses #9 and #10 as a bonus. In total, there’s 77 hours of instruction with Unity, Unreal Engine, Phaser, and more. Check out the complete course bundle below. [click to continue…]


Our Nerd Approved / TeePublic shirt store is full of nerdy designs from the best independent artists and they’re all on sale for just $14!

But that’s not all—everything in the store has been massively discounted including phone cases, wall art hoodies and more.

So head on over to the store and grab some shirts at a discount while you can.

MST3K Returns On April 14th

After their third and final “Red Carpet Kickstarter Screening” of the first new Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode, Netflix announced that the new season will premiere on April 14th. Joel Hodgson shared the news with Kickstarter backers as soon as he found out: [click to continue…]

Our big Mac bundle is back for 2017! For a limited time you can get 10 top-rated apps ranging from Unclutter to LaunchBar for a price that you decide in our Nerd Approved Deals Store! If you beat the average price (currently $13.36) you’ll unlock two additional apps. The full bundle includes: [click to continue…]

Neil Gaiman is currently riding high with the upcoming American Gods series on Starz and the adaptation of Good Omens coming to Amazon. Oh, and his new book Norse Mythology just came out and will likely be another bestseller.

Clearly, it’s a good time to be a Gaiman fan, and the fact that he’s writing the long awaited sequel to Neverwhere is icing on the cake. It’s called The Seven Sisters and, at last check, he was already three chapters in. [click to continue…]

How do you turn Mystery Science Theater 3000 into a comic? Dammed if I know, but Dark Horse is going to make it happen—and they’re throwing in some Dark Horse–designed products for good measure. [click to continue…]

Loot Crate has partnered with BioWare to launch a limited edition crate to pair with the upcoming release of Mass Effect: Andromeda. Details are scarce at this point, but we were told that the crate will include “100% exclusive products, including collectibles, apparel, and home goods that were developed using in-game assets”.

The crate will run $49.99 ($90+ value) when it launches sometime shortly after the game’s release on March 21st. You can sign up for notifications here.

Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that Force Friday II will take place on September 1, 2017. The sample toy box pictured above is our first glimpse at Rey, Poe and Finn as they will appear in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It also marks the beginning of what will undoubtedly be an avalanche of Star Wars products revealed during the event. Check out all of the details in the press release and infographic below. [click to continue…]

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