Hello Geekti.me readers! Welcome to my new weekly segment! THE WEEK IN GEEK. GeekTi.me is, for the most part, known as more of an opinion/editorial blog. We also have a wonderful weekly podcast! We are not necessarily known for our breaking news, but I am here to put a stop to that! Well this may not be breaking news. But it is news that affects you and I will be dropping all of this wonderful information to you once a Saturday!
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So let’s get started. These are the geeky things that have happened this week!
New Pokemon TV App available for a tablet or smartphone near you!
Have you ever wanted to watch the Pokemon TV show on your iPhone? No? Well now you can! Our friends at the Pokemon Company have released an official Pokemon TV app that will allow you to watch your favorite episodes! They have the episodes sorted by regions (Johto, Kanto, etc.) and plan to drop weekly episodes and special showings of the movies! Download it now and catch them all!
Aliens Colonial Marines is finally out! And Everyone hates it!
Yes the long awaited Aliens movie sequel turned video game has finally made it to store shelves. What are the critics saying about it? They hate it! Will you? Thats for you to decide and me not to care! Rumor is, Gearbox didn’t even make the game! Can’t be that bad right? You can get the new Aliens game at your local retail for the low price of $59.99 (unless otherwise stated.)
Taco Bell announces Cool Ranch Locos Tacos!
Taco Bell has announced the soon to be released Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos via Twitter this week, Causing all of their followers to throw up a little in their mouths. I know! I can’t wait either!!
Skyrim DLC comes to something other than the XB360!
We have all been waiting for this folks! A working version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the PS3! Oh wait… what? It’s the DLC that has been out forever on the Xbox? Does that mean I still can’t go in the water without my game freezing? Well crap. Must be why they are offering it half off…I mean, Yay! New DLC!!
Nancy Pelosi compares “game violence” size with Japan
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi inadvertently blames Japan for gun violence in America! Well, not really. But she does compare gaming violence and gun violence, claiming Japan has more violent video games than anywhere else in the world and much less gun violence. I guess that means everyone should move to Japan! Yay!
Nintendo announces many things in this weeks Nintendo Direct
This weeks Nintendo Direct directs people to buy the 3DS handheld game system with a plethora of game announcements. All the while the Wii U sits in the corner and waits it’s turn for
a price drop the spotlight. Nintendo also announces that 2013 is the year of Luigi, with our 2nd favorite turtle stomping plumber getting the spotlight in more than a few games coming out this year.
Egypt Bans youtube from its people
In a strange turn of events, all of the people in Egypt cannot watch YouTube due to a ban because a documentary that most likely had way too many cats in it. Egypt’s government apparently wanting to troll its whole country said it “Was for the LoLz.” Ok… maybe I made that last part up.
Meteor explodes over small town in Russia
The Earth had a near miss this week as meteor exploded over a small town in russia. While there were injuries most likely due to the explosions sonic boom knocking everyone on their butts, there were no casualties. And while everyone in the small town of Russia were probably scared $—less everyone on the internet watching talked about how cool it looked. All the while Russians asked where Bruce Willis was to save them from impending doom. Americans found him on the big screen with the release of A Good Day to Die Hard.
Thats all the news I have for today! Thanks for tuning in. And check back next week while I read my local news paper!