A new year always brings resolutions of eating better, or working out, or just losing weight. These resolutions rarely pan out and end up giving gym owners a huge boost in income every year. So I decided to put together a list of some cheaper and more fun alternatives to the gym. Hopefully the fun of the game and the active movement will help us all be happier, healthier gamers. Continue reading
Posted in Gaming, Music, Robert's really lame reviews, Video Games
Tagged Balance Board, Dance Central, Dance Central 3, Dance Dance Revolution, DDR, EA Sports Active 2, Fitness, Gaming, Kinect, New Years, PS Move, PS3, Sports Champions, Wii, Wii Fit, Xbox, Xbox360, Your Shape Fitness Evolved, Zumba, Zumba Core
If you’re old like us, you remember the good old days of video gaming. One console, one controller, and usually no more than two buttons and some sort of directional device… and a gun! These days, video gaming is moving in a more active and immersive direction and it seems like the manufacturers can’t get enough of gadgets. Join us this week as we discuss the changing direction of how we enjoy our video games, from the early days of Atari to the fading promise of Virtual Reality. Holster your Light Zapper, strap on your Nunchuku, and clear the room of small pets, children and breakable valuables because it’s about to action packed in here as we talk video gaming peripherals on a brand new episode of Monkey in the Cage.
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Posted in Board Games, Card Games, Comic Books, Conventions, Gaming, Geek Gear, Movies, Podcast, Pop-Culture, Table Top Games, Toys, Video Games
Tagged Alien, Alien: Resurection, aliens, Batman Lego Game, Boba Fett, Bounty Hunter, Charlie Day, Charlie Hunnam, Coruscant, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Dance Central, Dance Central 2, DanceDanceRevolution, Dawn of The Planet of The Apes, DC Comics, DC Heroes Lego Game, Demolition Man, Disney, Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog, Duck Hunt, EA Sports Active, Electronic Arts, Evangelion, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Frodo, Game Genie, Gaming, Gaming Peripherals, Gandalf, Godzilla, Guillermo Del Toro, H.P. Lovecraft, Hogan's Alley, Idris Elba, Jim Henson, Joss Whedon, kickstarter, Kinect, Kinect Adventures, Kinect Sensor, Konami, Legos, Lord of the Rings Lego Video Game, Lord of the Rings Legos, LucasArts, Mario Kart, Marvel Comics, Menacer Light Gun, Midway, Mountains of Madness, N64, Neil Patrick Harris, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Wii, Northstar Wedding, Operation Wolf, Pacific Rim, Penny Arcade, Playstation, Playstation 3, PlayStation Move, Prometheus, Repo: The Genetic Opera, RepoMen, Revolution X, Rob The Robot, Ron Perlman, Rumble in Ry'leh, San Diego Comic-Con, SDCC, Sega, Southland, Star Wars 1313, Star Wars Lego Game, Super Nintendo, The Hunger Games, The Muppet Babies, The Muppet Movies, The Power Glove, The Power Pad, The Walking Dead, The Walking Dead Escape, TIE Fighter, Traveller, Traveller RPG, Tsuro, Tsuro of the Seas, UFC Personal Trainer, video games, Wii Fit, X Wing, Zelda, Zombies
Being a geek is awesome, plain and simple. Whether it’s rolling dice during a dungeon crawl late on a Saturday night or schooling your friends in cut-throat battles of Mario Kart 64, the time we spend on our geeky hobbies and with our even geekier friends is definitely time well spent. This week, we discuss the personal and social benefits of “geeking out” and the reasons we feel that being a geek among geeks is the best place in the world to be. So, turn on your consoles, zip up your cosplay costume and grab your gaming dice, because it’s about to get AWESOME!
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Posted in Books, Gaming, Movies, Podcast, Pop-Culture, Television, Video Games
Tagged AMC, Anime, Anson Mount, Aspberger's Syndrome, Assassin's Creed, Batman: Arkham City, Christmas, Common, Dance Central, Deadwood, Dildo Bat, Games Workshop, Gaming Stereotypes, Geek, Geeking Out, Harry Potter, Hell on Wheels, Hellboy, Kinect, Lady Gaga, LOST, Mario Kart 64, Pen and Paper RPG, Poker Face, Saints Row The Third, San Diego Comic-Con, Skyrim, Star Trek, Star Wars, Taylor Lautner Llama, Thanksgiving, The Hunger Games, The Walking Dead, Twi-tards, Twilight, We're Alive, Wikipedia, X-Men, xbox 360, Zombie Apocalypse, Zombie Podcast