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Nature’s Mystique, BIG HERO 6 Trailer, BATTLETOADS Reboot, and New EVOLVE Details!

In a time of unrelenting Throwback Thursdays, you can count on Nerdist News to buck the trend and blaze its own trail – cause on today’s show we’re only talking about the future!

Marvel and Disney are collaborating on their first animated feature together this fall, so we’re taking a peek at the premiere Big Hero 6 trailer! A secret rare e-mail chain leaked into the wild, so we’re exploring some evidence that there might be a new Battletoads game in the works! Evolve finally has a release date, so we’re scoping out the latest details on the highly-anticipated shooter. And X-Men: Days of Future Past comes out tomorrow, so we’re examining whether mutants exist in nature with Nerdist Science Editor Kyle Hill! We’re basically a bunch of Raven-Symones over here, gazing into the future with reckless abandon. It’s great!

Enjoy today’s show, come on over for another Nerdist News WTFridays tomorrow, and let us know in the comments below which classic game series you’d like to see rebooted!


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  8. Nick says:

    It may be a stand alone game, but there’d be a wet spot in my pants if they made a Shadow of the Colossus reboot

  9. Paul Secor says:


  10. RedwoodCoast says:

    So Dan Casey truly took the bullet?

  11. niizuma says:

    SHENMUE next gen game!!!

  12. Neil Purcell says:

    Battletoads?!  Haven’t we been punished enough?  If anyone out there is unaware of how broken that game is, don’t bother playing it.  Just look up Proton Jon’s four-player Battletoads race on YouTube.

  13. gridsleep says:

    Pity about the octopus, all that intelligence and skill, and they are really gentle creatures, but they only live two or three years at most. Very sad.

  14. yes to battletoads!!! 

  15. Welcome Kyle. Is there some kind of hazing that goes on for FNG’s?

    • farleyk says:

      Hazing? I’m trying to figure just how long the “new guy” gets before Jessica, you know, “gives him the Dan signoff”…like, with bullets. Or a knife. Or a crossbow.

  16. MattsLegacy says:

    Goth chick! So hawt!