https://open.spotify.com/episode/2YyCRPp1OdVL2MbjLhnRQ8?si=5322b5fad72247b1 Hey all! This week we are talking about the metaverse, method acting backlash, and the new UI debate. Join in on the conversation on our socials! Sources Metaverse Exlporation Metaverse Investment Method Acting Debate The UI Debate
2D and 3D Fighters
https://anchor.fm/roundthree/episodes/2D-and-3D-Fighters-e1g495q The team is discussing the difference between 2D and 3D fighting games. Which do you prefer?
Star Trek, Switch Success, and Madame Webb
Hey all! This week Frank is sharing all the latest Star Trek news, the death of Google stadia, the success of Nintendo Switch, and the casting reveal for Madame Webb! https://open.spotify.com/episode/2G2eybEihxA9P1bzQQXFKj?si=218341939616411f Sources Google Quietly Ditching Stadia Dakota Johnson Tapped To Play First Female Superhero Star In Sony Pictures’ Universe Of Marvel Characters Nintendo Switch Crosses... Continue Reading →
NFTs in Gaming, Dinklage vs Disney, and Much More!
Hey all! This week we discuss Ubisoft and NFTs in gaming, Peter Dinklage's comments about Disney's Snow White, Pokemon Legends, and February's Comic Book Solicits. https://open.spotify.com/episode/7yecVospPaS8J22Aaet7an?si=CP3ZuJdETLSOGhq1Ot050A
New Site Coming Soon!
We are working to improve and renovate our website. We will relaunch the site on January 17th. See you soon! - Frank of Geek Freaks
Geek Gift Guide
Time is running out to grab those Christmas gifts! If you need some ideas for the geek in your life, we got you covered. Tamagotchi By nature, geeks are nostalgic. Grab your loved one a Tamagotchi. These 90s classics a back with both newer models and retro models. It's also quite affordable at nearly $25.... Continue Reading →
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Dune Part 2 is a GO!
Dune: Part 2 is greenlit at Legendary and Warner Bros! After both the positive reviews and box-office numbers, the next step is Paul's journey is underway. https://twitter.com/Legendary/status/1453058884516466691?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1453058884516466691%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fdeadline.com%2F2021%2F10%2Fdune-sequel-greenlit-by-legendary-warner-bros-theatrical-release-1234862383%2F “I just received news from Legendary that we are officially moving forward with Dune: Part Two. It was a dream of mine to adapt Frank Herbert’s Dune, and I have the... Continue Reading →
FIFA and EA Part Ways
The exclusive partnership between FIFA and EA comes to an end in 2022. EA does not want to pay FIFA’s new asking price of 300k a year. Meanwhile, FIFA wants to expand its gaming footprint with new studios. “It is clear that this needs to be a space that is occupied by more than one... Continue Reading →
DC Fandome Trailers and Reveals
DC Fandome has come to a close. We have new trailers, comics, and reveals. Here are the biggest announcements from the day: The Batman 2nd Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqqft2x_Aa4 We all know why you're here. The Batman's new trailer was outstanding. The costume, city, music, Batmobile, and cast have us all VERY hyped! Peacemaker Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OODneEUWUQY&t=5s A... Continue Reading →
Fortnite Admits Among Us Inspiration
After a great deal of scrutiny, Epic has admitted inspirations from Fortnite's new Imposter Mode came from Among Us. Imposter Mode is essentially the same gameplay as the indy hit Among Us but far bigger and with far more polish. The news comes from new patch notes on Epic's site. "v18.20 brings improvements to Impostors,... Continue Reading →
New Superman, Jon Kent, Comes Out as Bisexual
Our new Superman, Jon Kent, is coming out as bisexual in November's 'Superman: Son of Kal-El' #5. Writer Tom Taylor explained in a statement to DC why Jon's identity was so important: "I've always said everyone needs heroes and everyone deserves to see themselves in their heroes and I’m very grateful DC and Warner Bros.... Continue Reading →
Geek Freaks’ 3 Tik Tok Channels!
Geek Freaks has a Tik Tok channel! Not just one… but three channels! Geek Freaks Podcast Channel Our primary channel has been around for a year but is now fully utilized. This is where you will find the latest geek news throughout the week. The new breaks are typically under a minute and give you... Continue Reading →
PlayStation Ending Free Next-Gen Upgrades
Sony confirmed they will no longer offer free next-gen upgrades for their games. Over the past year, both Xbox and PlayStation have offered free upgrades from previous systems to next-gen for first-party games. This got players purchasing the games while they try to find a console amidst a shortage. PlayStation is the first to conclude... Continue Reading →
…And We’re Back! Here’s the News While We Were on Vacation.
After a nice vacation, Geek Freaks is BACK! We hope you enjoyed our Happy Campers series while we were gone. We have learned a lot based on reactions and will implement some of the tested posts. Now, let's go over all the news we missed while we were gone. Funimation Acquires Crunchyroll Sony's Funimation has... Continue Reading →
Geek Freak: Happy Campers
Hey all! Frank of Geek Freaks here. The team and I are heading off on vacation. We will be camping, with minimal internet. So updates from us will be sparse. While we are gone, we have set up a week of fun called "Geek Freak: Happy Campers." During this week we will be posting Top... Continue Reading →
Blizzard President Leaves Company
J. Allen Brack *Update* Blizzard's head of HR, Jesse Meschuk, has also left the company. He has not released a statement yet. Jesse has been mentioned in the recent filing for his lack of response to allegations. Blizzard president J. Allen Brack announced his departure from the company today. Brack leaves two weeks after the State... Continue Reading →
Halo Infinite’s eSports Plans
Halo Infinite is projected to come out this holiday season, and players are ready! This week we learned more about how Infinite eSports will work and got some playtime in a new multiplayer map. Halo Infinite has long been a staple of both FPS multiplayer and eSports. And today, eSports are more important to the... Continue Reading →
Employees Walkout on Activision Blizzard in Protest
Activision Blizzard employees are walking out today in protest of the companies handling of sexual harassment allegations. Players join in the demonstration with mass log-outs throughout Blizzard games. Outrage follows a new lawsuit filed on July 22nd claiming the company has fostered an environment of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Blizzard Protester/ Image via Getty... Continue Reading →
GR-8: A Space Comic for Parents and Kids – Comic Review
This week we got our hand on a new space-based adventure, GR-8. This comic follows two 10-years-old kids growing up on a spaceship. Cal and Red find themselves in sticky situations, but come out on top when they work together and find new friends. GR-8 is a fun, light space adventure for all ages. Cal... Continue Reading →