The Nerd Habit
The Nerd Habit is a collaborative group of writers who love all things nerd. We write about the latest happenings in nerd/geek culture as well as short fiction.
Our 2022 Team:
Christopher D. Horton, Hani Masry, Jerah Rose, Whitney Thompson
Reddit Rumor: EA Games Has A New Star Wars Shooter In Development
Lucasfilm Games' recent identity change has led to much activity in Star Wars video game development rumors. With Ubisoft developing an open-world adventure and murmurings of a Knights Of The Old Republic remake being in the works, fans on the internet are talking. While most fans are talking, some of the fans have been keeping their ear to the ground. EA Games exclusivity is coming to an end, but they are not out of the Star Wars mix. According to newly surfaced rumors coming from Reddit, a new Star Wars game is in a galaxy not so far away.
How Disney's Acquisition Of Marvel Entertainment and Lucasfilms Influenced Guardians Of The Galaxy And Star Wars Into Their Theme Parks
In August of 2009, Disney announced the acquisition of the viral Marvel Entertainment empire. That 4 billion dollar investment would trigger and help intensify the need to acquire Lucas films in 2012. In just a few years apart, Disney was able to add the Star Wars franchise and countless Marvel superheroes to their already long list of intellectual properties. So how exactly would Disney use their new playthings going forward?
7 Incredible Songs Guaranteed To Pump Up Your Nerd (Or Geek) Heart
Music is an integral part of most of our lives. From listening in the car, singing with friends, hanging out at live events, our favorite music brings out the best in us. Sadly, it also can bring out the worst in us.
How I Rediscovered My Lost Joy For Video Games During The Pandemic
Joy is defined as "a great feeling of pleasure and happiness." Many things throughout your life can bring you joy. Friends, travel, sports, and exercise are just a few of the many experiences in my life that have brought me joy. There is also one particular experience that continued to be a joyous experience throughout my life. Well, that is until adulthood, and responsibilities changed everything. But would that joyful experience be gone forever? Due to an unseen predicament, I would reunite with the joy that kept my heart warm for so many years. Before I dive into what happened, let me take you back to the very beginning.
Rumor: Is Black Widow At Risk To Debut On Disney Plus In May?
Marvel's Black Widow was due to release back on May 1, 2020. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, the movie's release had to be postponed indefinitely. What makes things worse for Kevin Feige and Marvel is that streaming movies at the same time as theater releases have become the fashionable way for a film to debut during the pandemic. Moviegoers have been cautious to avoid movie theaters trying to protect themselves from Covid-19. However, rumors are now circulating that Marvel's Black Widow will debut on Disney Plus in May 2021.
Jim Henson's The Muppet Show Debuting On Disney Plus In February - Ranking The 10 Best Muppet Characters
Kermit The Frog issued a press release yesterday announcing The Muppet Show, the beloved Jim Henson Company TV show, is coming to Disney Plus. Appearing first in 1976, The Muppet Show was such an entertainment force that its characters are still relevant 40+ years later. To test that out, try mentioning Kermit The Frog to random people; you will undoubtedly hear a few "Kermit The Frog here" impersonations or mentions of a nonchalant tea-sipping Kermit meme.
Disney's Obi-Wan Kenobi Creates Big Issues For Small Town - Little Marlow Citizens Voice Concerns To Protect Local Nature Reserve
Little Marlow, a small village and civil parish in Buckinghamshire, England, is historically a quiet town. Located on the River Thames' north bank, Little Marlow has not been in the news since Scary Spice's wedding to her first husband in 1998. Needless to say, life in Little Marlow is peaceful and tranquil, which I am sure most of its citizens rather enjoy.
Dick Van Dyke Helps Inspire Marvel's WandaVision Creators
WandaVision is Marvel Cinematic Universe's new sitcom streaming on Disney Plus that will deliver a new style of entertainment to Marvel fans and, quite frankly, fans who have no idea what Marvel is. The show takes place in a post-Avengers: Endgame timeline and will follow Elizabeth Olsen's Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany's Vision. The series takes you on a journey with Wanda and Vision as they move and live suburban lives. The show begins as a typical 1950's sitcom, but the couple navigates through different periods of the '60s and '70s.
Walt Disney Executive Shares New Pictures Of The Upcoming Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Two Night Resort Experience
Disney World is home to some of the most magical experiences on earth and their newest addition, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, is now nearing completion on Disney's newest resort. When Galaxy’s Edge was announced, Disney touted a new Star Wars-themed resort for the parks, the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser.
Amazon's Highly-Anticipated Lord Of The Rings Series Has New Details - Official Synopsis Excites Fans
Three years ago, Amazon announced their multi-billion dollar plans for a much-anticipated The Lord Of The Rings TV series. Fans worldwide rejoiced at the news that there will be more Middle Earth tales, more hobbits, more goblins, and more fantasy adventures. The excitement of a new The Lord Of The Rings TV series grew with the news that there would be five seasons, each season with a $1 billion budget.
Exploring Nintendo Eshop's New Year Sale - The Top 5 Best And Worst Digital Deals
Nintendo's 2021 New Year Sale is upon us, and once more, is touting many great deals. Nintendo so rarely puts out great deals on their first-party games, so how have they done this year? Today we will look at the Top 5 best and worst deals of this year's Nintendo New Year Sale.
Universal's Super Nintendo World Will Immerse You In An Atmosphere Like No Other
A few years ago, Universal Studios announced they would be creating a Super Nintendo World at their Japan location. At that moment, every nerd across the globe rejoiced in the idea of being immersed in a land with oversized blocks, brightly colored terrain, and turtles walking on two legs. Trust me, I know, I am one of those nerds. So, what exactly can you expect when from Universal Japan's Super Nintendo World? Well, let us jump into that oversized green pipe and find out together.