Underground Geek Network
Summary: The Underground Geek Network is a podcast for geeks by geeks. We are not industry experts or professionals. We are simply geeks who love geek things. The podcast focuses on video games, comic books, technology, and other “geeky” subjects. Feel free to comment and participate. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, and I-tunes. You can also e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
In this episode: UGN brings you a special episode all about our trip to the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. Van, Josh, Robyn, and UGN guest Laura are coming to you from the car ride home to bring you their thoughts, opinions, and experiences at C2E2. During the episode, you will get to hear clips from some of the many panels we attended including: Felicia Day, Peter Davison, Kevin Smith, and Jason David Frank!
In this episode: UGN tries something a little different. In preparation for some possible future events, we are coming to you live from a public park. Ok, so it's technically not live, but it's our first time recording in person without computers. We discuss the Injustice: Gods Among Us game release as well as the free iOS app. Aaron talks about his thoughts on the Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon trailer, his experience with the McDonald's Skylanders toys, and the new Mewtwo form. Van gives his opinion on the new Man of Steel teaser and discusses general Superman related goodies, then discusses some Iron Man 3 news. UGN has a lot coming up in the near future including 2 conventions and other various tidbits so stay tuned!
In this episode: Josh cover's PS4 release date rumors, an unexpected contributor to a hike in European Wii U sales, and some Pokémon related tidbits. Then Van goes over the D.C. Comics releases, gives some info on how to get a free Iron Man 3 ticket, discusses some details about Guillermo del Toro's Justice League Dark movie, and talks about the Doctor Who premiere. (spoilers 24:20-29:18) Then Van and Josh discuss a very intriguing question about Batman.
In this episode: Josh opens the episode by apologizing for his failures then Aaron talks about Nintendo's recent failures, The Last of Us delay, some future releases, and his impressions of the new Tomb Raider. Van talks about the new Kick-Ass 2 trailer, season 7 of Doctor Who, a big event in the DC universe, the final episodes of both Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice on Cartoon Network, and UGN's upcoming busy schedule!
In this episode: U.G.N. is back for a whole new season of trainwrecks...I mean great UGN episodes! Join Aaron, Van, and Josh as we kick off another great season of UGN! Aaron talks about Pokémon TCG and his good luck streak, general gaming news, Skylanders news, the new Assassin's Creed DLC and game, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Fire Emblem: Awakening, Ravensword: Shadowlands for IOS, and the PS4 reveal. Van discusses the many birthdays happening this year as the Doctor turns 50, Power Rangers turn 20, and Superman turns 75. Van also gives you the Super Hero movie run down, Arrow info, Supernatural future plans, and info on the Star Wars stand alone movie idea from Disney. Josh just sort of hangs out...What did he say about his left arm? Show Notes: Here is a link to the picture that led to this season's first derailment http://d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net/photo/6262216_700b.jpg
In this episode: Aaron, Van, and Josh are joined by the long lost Zam as UGN finds the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything...plus what you should get that special geek in your life for Christmas! The gift ideas run the gamut from gaming accessories to a Darth Vader what?! Tune in to find out. Show Notes: -You may notice that our intro was a bit awkward. For a frame of reference, check out Episode 25-U.G.N. Saves Christmas. There are also more great gift ideas on that episode. -Here are links to the gift ideas we referred to. -Here is the link to the new Dr. Who Christmas prequel. -Contrary to how it may seem, we have not partnered with Think Geek.
In this episode: Aaron talks about some minor details on Microsoft’s new console; then the UGN crew discusses the Wii U, the Vita, Playstation All-Stars, Skylanders, and Dr. Who…lots of Who. Also, Van reveals a special trailer slated to be shown before The Hobbit that he is super excited for. He also covers some of the Marvel variant covers to a big upcoming comic release as well as some Phase One: Avengers Assembled box set info. Then we talk about some amazing blu-ray deals from over the black Friday weekend. Show Notes: No matter how Aaron refers to her throughout this episode, the Skylander known as Sonic Boom is a female.
In this episode: Aaron Talks about Wreck-It Ralph, Assassin's Creed III, Assassin's Creed III: Liberation along with general Vita thoughts, Halo 4, Call of Duty Black Ops II, Forza Horizon, and info on GTA V-Five-5. Then; Van discusses the new Dragonball Z movie, Fox's plans for Wolverine and X-Men, Skyfall, Disney buying Lucasfilm/Lucasarts, and his experience involving a Lord of the Rings marathon at the UGN office.
In this episode: Josh and Van run the show. Join them as Josh discusses a little info on GTA V and Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Also, Van talks about the Iron Man 3 trailer and a handfull of comic releases. Then the guys cover information on the upcoming Halloween ComicFest. Visit http://www.halloweencomicfest.com/ for more details.
In this episode: Our old friends Dan and James from Games4allPodcast join us as we talk about our picks for good games to play for Halloween. Aaron has info on the new Borderlands 2 and Mass Effect 3 DLC, and gives his impressions on the exclusive demo of Skylanders Giants. Also, Daniel Young talks about his thoughts on Dishonored. Then, Van reveals new information on the upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. show, expresses his disappointment in Cartoon Network for cutting some shows, and shares the animated DC / Marvel movie line ups. Note: Our apologies for the choppiness in some areas. We had some connection issues between the U.G.N. offices and the U.K. We blame the space jumper...
In this episode: Josh has the tech blues as he talks about his phone. Aaron talks about the Assassin's Creed III DLC, Borderlands 2, Resident Evil 6, the release of Pokemon Black and White 2, then covers your video game releases. Van brings you his coverage of the Cincinnati Comic Expo, his thoughts on the new Dark Knight Returns movie, some new additions to the Saturday morning line-up, the Avengers Blu-ray features, Dr. Who's season finale, and wraps it up with your comic book releases!
In this episode: Recorded late and out of order, this is the most laid back episode of UGN yet! Aaron discusses Nintendo's Wii U shortage and Borderlands 2. Van talks about a Justice League/Aquaman crossover, Kick-Ass 2, and a new Saturday morning cartoon lineup that includes the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon. Also, Josh talks about the new Robocop reboot, and Van uses the force for what?! Show Notes: Possible new Robocop costume-http://oyster.ignimgs.com/wordpress/stg.ign.com/2012/09/hr_RoboCop_1.jpg What van says the costume looks like-http://images.comiccollectorlive.com/covers/5dd/5dd343cf-9c3d-44df-aac5-e7c19d6a855d.jpg
In this episode: UGN makes a few fun announcements. After that, Aaron covers some PAX 2012 news, some gaming news, and your video game releases. Then Van talks about Zero Month, The Avengers box set fiasco, Ninja Turtles Collection, and your comic book releases. Also, Zam goes through your anime schedule. Show Notes: Intro/Outro theme: Anamanaguchi - Helix Nebula Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes news/trailer: http://www.joystiq.com/2012/09/01/metal-gear-solid-ground-zeroes-gameplay-footage-sneaks-out-of-p/
In this UGN special: Aaron talks about his experiences at the Indianapolis Gen Con event, and the booths he visited. You'll also hear about HeroClix, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D, MechWarrior Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online expansions, a new Fluxx card game, Kingdom Hearts TCG, and much more! Show Notes: Intro shout out: Ashens (http://www.youtube.com/user/ashens) 35:40 "Illegal" Link: http://supermanhomepage.com/images/miscellaneous/illegal2.jpg
In this episode: UGN makes their triumphant return as Van and Josh sound off on the comic book movies of 2012 and comic book movies in general. Also, tune in for a special announcement! *Slight spoilers at approx 20:21-22:49.