Geek in the Morning: Tuesday March 7th, 2017


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On This Day…

  • Hot Shots Golf 2 released in 2000
  • Charlie Sheen is fired by CBS

In Fictional History

  • Master Chief is born in 2511

Geeky News!

Sega makes a big acquisition in Crytek Black Sea

The most downloaded movie on Google Play is a big surprise

The Switch’s joycon issues may be caused by it’s design

The Switch sold more units at launch than the Wii

Ghost Recon Wildlands reviews

NieR Automata review roundup

This weeks top comics to read

Next Destiny event could go back to Vault of Glass

Ridley Scott wants to make 6 more Alien films

WoW – Legion News

Freebies and Sales!

XBox One Deals of the Week

PS4 Weekly Deals

Nintendo Weekly Deals

Humble Bundle – Arma bundle

Humble Bundle – creators showcase

Steam Specials

Midtown Comics – Deal of the day

Upcoming Events: (from https://www.upcomingcons.com/)

  • Vancoufer – March 9-12, Richmond, BC, Canada
  • ShushCon – March 10-12, Pawleys Island, SC
  • Revlon 28 – March 10-12, Houston, TX
  • Naka-Kon – March 10-12, Overland Park, KS
  • Florida Anime Experience – March 10-12, Orlando, FL
  • Hero Hype Comic Con – March 11, Miami, FL
  • Tucson Festival of Books – March 11-12, Tucson, AZ
  • LouisiANIME – March 17-19, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Furnal Equinox – March 17-19, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • AnomalyCon – March 17-19, Denver, CO

Releasing Today!

Books (from Bookreporter):

New Hardcover March 7th –

  • All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg – Family, Family Life, Fiction, Humor
  • Burials: A Faye Longchamp Mystery by Mary Anna Evans – Crime, Fiction, Mystery
  • Celine by Peter Heller – Family, Family Life, Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction, Mystery
  • Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakley – Fiction, Romance, Women’s FictionDangerous Games by Danielle Steel – Fiction, Women’s Fiction
  • Down City: A Daughter’s Story of Love, Memory, and Murder by Leah Carroll- Autobiography, Biography, Memoir, Nonfiction
  • Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley’s Swingin’ A’s by Jason Turbow – Nonfiction, Sports
  • Edgar and Lucy by Victor Lodato – Coming of Age, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Literary
  • Exit West by Mohsin Hamid – Fiction, Literary Fiction
  • Fractured Families: A Lottie Albright Mystery by Charlotte Hinger – Fiction, Mystery, Police Procedural
  • Havana: A Subtropical Delirium by Mark Kurlansky – History, Nonfiction, TravelIll Will by Dan Chaon – Crime, Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, SuspenseIn the Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant – Fiction, Historical Fiction, History
  • Lenin’s Roller Coaster: A Novel of Espionage During the First World War by David Downing – Espionage, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, History, Spy Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Lover by Anna Raverat – Family, Family Life, Fiction, Women’s Fiction
  • Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleafby Helene Cooper – Biography, Nonfiction
  • Mister Memory by Marcus Sedgwick – Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, History, MysteryQuicksand written by Malin Persson Giolito, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles – Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Say Nothing by Brad Parks – Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Someone to Watch Over Me: A Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt and the Tortured Father Who Shaped Her Life   by Eric Burns – Biography, History, Nonfiction, Women’s HistorySouth and West: From a Notebook by Joan Didion – Essays, Memoir, NonfictionSpaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar – Fiction, Science Fiction
  • The Confessions of Young Nero by Margaret George – Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • The Devil’s Bible by Dana Chamblee Carpenter – Fiction, Mystery
  • The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler – Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction
  • The Hollywood Daughter by Kate Alcott – Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • The Lucky Ones by Julianne Pachico – Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction
  • The Night Ocean by Paul La Farge – Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery
  • The One-Eyed Man by Ron Currie – Fiction, Humor, Satire
  • The Price of Illusion: A Memoir by Joan Juliet Buck – Autobiography, Memoir, Nonfiction
  • The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel – Fiction
  • The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel – Biography, Nonfiction
  • The Trophy Child by Paula Daly – Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Violated by Bill Pronzini – Crime, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Weight of This World by David Joy – Crime, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Whole Art of Detection: Lost Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes by Lyndsay Faye – Anthology, Fiction
  • Two Good Dogs by Susan Wilson – Fiction

New Paperback March 7th –

  • Close Your Eyes: A Joseph O’Loughlin Novel by Michael Robotham – Fiction
  • Deep Blue: A Doc Ford Novel by Randy Wayne White – Crime, Fiction
  • Design for Dying: A Lillian Frost & Edith Head Novel by Renee Patrick – Fiction
  • Elizabeth: The Later Years by John Guy – Biography, History, Nonfiction
  • Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave – Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Hot Little Hands: Fiction by Abigail Ulman – Fiction, Short Stories
  • I’m Glad About You by Theresa Rebeck – Fiction
  • Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck by Adam Cohen – History, Nonfiction
  • Imperial Valley: A Jimmy Veeder Fiasco by Johnny Shaw – Crime, Fiction, Hard-boiled Mystery, Mystery
  • Mercy by Michael Palmer and Daniel Palmer – Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Peacekeeping by Mischa Berlinski – Fiction
  • Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 by Adam Hochschild – History, Nonfiction
  • The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth J. Church – Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women’s Fiction
  • The Father: Made in Sweden, Part I written by Anton Svensson, translated by Elizabeth Clark Wessel – Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero by Timothy Egan – History, Nonfiction
  • The Other Side of Silence: A Bernie Gunther Novel by Philip Kerr – Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Widow’s House by Carol Goodman – Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller
  • Time of Fog and Fire: A Molly Murphy Mystery by Rhys Bowen – Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours: Stories by Helen Oyeyemi – Fiction, Short Stories

Games:

Video Game Releases March 7th –

  • Ghost Recon: Wildlands (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PC, Xbox One)
  • Lego Worlds (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Nier: Automata (PS4)

Manga:

Releases for March 7th –

  • A Certain Scientific Accelerator Volume 5 (Manga) US
  • Anonymous Noise Volume 1 (Manga) US
  • Bleach Volume 69 (Manga) US
  • Bloody Mary Volume 6 (Manga) US
  • Everyone’s Getting Married Volume 4 (Manga) US
  • Haikyu!! Volume 9 (Manga) US
  • Hunter x Hunter Volume 33 (Manga) US
  • Ichi-F: A Worker’s Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant (Manga) US
  • Interviews with Monster Girls 3 (Manga) US
  • Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You Volume 26 (Manga) US
  • Masamune-kun’s Revenge Volume 4 (Manga) US
  • Naruto Novels (Book) US
  • Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 20 (Manga) US
  • Nichijou Volume 7 (Manga) US
  • Ninja Slayer Kills 4 (Manga) US
  • Nisekoi: False Love Volume 20 (Manga) US
  • One Piece (Omnibus Edition) Volume 19 (Manga) US
  • One-Punch Man Volume 11 (Manga) US
  • Platinum End Volume 2 (Manga) US
  • Skip・Beat! Volume 38 (Manga) US
  • Tegami Bachi Volume 20 (Manga) US
  • Welcome to the Ballroom 3 (Manga) US
  • YO-KAI WATCH Volume 7 (Manga) US

Movies:

Coming to DVD March 7th –

  • Moana
  • Jackie
  • Incarnate
  • Cold War II
  • The Eyes of My Mother
  • Tanna
  • 100 Streets
  • Bad Kids of Crestview Academy
  • Check Point
  • Havenhurst
  • I Am Michael
  • Man Down
  • Pocket Listing
  • Saving Hope – Season 04
  • The Americans Season 4
  • Trespass Against Us
  • You Me Her – Season 1

Have a geeky day!

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