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Although I have had the game since nearly the time it came out (well, I think it was the first big Steam sale after it came out because these days I will almost never pay full price for a game), I still have yet to get around to playing Bioshock Infinite.  Truthfully, I never did make time to finish the first game and haven’t even started on the second but I think this awesome metal sculpture has given me the inspiration I need to move the games up to the top of my list of games to play.

This amazing Bioshock Infinite inspired metal Patriot sculpture was created by Geargoyle Metal Art.  I don’t know any of the interesting details like how long this took to create but however long it took, I would say it was time well spent!  I think it looks great!

If you were hoping to buy this, sadly it apparently sold last year sometime but I’d recommend checking out his other creations that are for sale over on his Etsy store.  It is too bad it is sold already because it would look great on my desk.

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Bioshock Infinite Metal Patriot Sculpture

Bioshock Infinite Patriot Metal Sculpture

[Source:  Geargoyle Metal Art]

Other than classic shows like Friends and Frasier, I don’t watch too many sitcoms these days.  There just aren’t that many that I really find appealing with perhaps the only exception being the Big Bang Theory.  Thanks to the geeky nature of the show, I can identify with it perhaps more than any sitcom I have ever seen (although it still isn’t my all time favorite).  Anyway, while I could go on about how much I love the show and why for days, I doubt that is why you are reading this post so I will skip to the good stuff, this awesome Big Bang Theory ball pit cake!

I’m not sure who created this amazing Big Bang Theory Bazinga ball pit cake but it came across my Facebook feed last week from a Sheldon Cooper fan page.  Whoever made it, I’d say they did a pretty great job recreating the hilarious ball pit scene with Sheldon and Leonard!  Unfortunately, I don’t know any of the tasty details either so there isn’t much more I can say about it however, if you know any of the tasty details or who created this awesome cake, let us know in the comments below so they can get credit!

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Big Bang Theory Bazinga Ball Pit Cake

Big Bang Theory Ball Pit Cake

[Via Sheldon Cooper on Facebook]

Thanks to the Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds game on the Nintendo 3DS, I have been on a major Zelda kick lately.  The Zelda games have been one of my favorites ever since I was a kid although there are still quite a few of them that I have yet to play and I am just now getting around to doing that.  As soon as I finish A Link Between Worlds, I am debating between playing Windwaker HD (since I never have as I used to be very opposed to the cartoony style when it came out) and the original Legend of Zelda on the NES simply to relive the great memories of my childhood.  Well, speaking of that NES classic, that is the inspiration for this awesome Link Cartridge of Time t-shirt!

The amazing people over at TeeFury are selling this fantastic Legend of Zelda and NES inspired ‘Cartridge of Time’ t-shirt designed by Naolito for just $11 today only!  If you love the Legend of Zelda and grew up spending much of your breath blowing out NES cartridges, then this is the perfect t-shirt for you!  If you aren’t a fan of brown, you can also get the shirt in either black or green so you have options.  They are also selling another shirt today as they are doing one of their TwoFury sales, but since I know nothing about it, I’m just going stick with talking about what I know.

I am definitely picking up one of these shirts myself and if you order one as well, I would love to know!  Let me know in the comments below if you decide to pick up one of these shirts too!

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Cartridge of Time Shirt

Legend of Zelda Cartridge of Time T-Shirt

[Source:  TeeFury]

While I thoroughly enjoyed the Lord of the Rings movies, I have to admit that I have seen them only once.  I will watch them again eventually but I the extended blu-ray versions and to sit down and watch all of them or even just one of them is a big time commitment.  I have a hard time justifying sitting down and watching long movies (or even short ones for that matter) when there is so much I need to get done around the house, in the yard among other things.  That is a big part of why I don’t blog as often as I used to or would like to.  Anyway, for those that just can’t get enough Lord of the Rings, I came across this amazing Gollum cake this morning that I knew I just had to share.

This amazing Lord of the Rings inspired Gollum cake was created by Le Torte Di Christian Giardina. It features Gollum, also known as Smeagol holding on to his precious One Ring. Sadly, I don’t know the delicious details of this cake but it is definitely very well done and incredibly detailed.

If you love this cake, you should also check out the Gollum cake I posted about last year as it is equally great!

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Gollum Cake

Lord of the Rings Gollum Cake

[via Between the Pages]

While some people think Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, I completely disagree (and not just because I hate the holidays)!  At least for myself and every gamer I know, E3 is the best time of the year.  Even though I have never been to E3 and would love to go some year, just watching the press conference streams is enough for me.

Speaking of the press conferences, somebody named DeMatador from NeoGAF (I’ve never heard of that either as I just happened to find this chart on the front page of reddit) created this handy chart (see below) to help you figure out what time each of the major press conferences (or digital events when it comes to Nintendo) will happen based on where you are.

I wish I had seen this chart sooner, because all of the E3 press conferences except Sony will happen while I am at work.  Oh well, hopefully somebody archives the streams so I can watch them when I get home.

That leads me to the big question, what are you expecting and hoping for out of the press conferences this year?  New hardware?  Price cuts?  Something else?  Let us know in the comments below!

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E3 2014 Press Conferences Time Chart

E3 2014 Press Conferences Time Chart

[via Reddit]

If you have been reading Global Geek News for a decent length of time, you probably know that my absolute favorite video game franchise is God of War.  Heck, if you have passed me on the street you could probably guess that I love God of War because I never leave the house without my God of War cap on my head (my eyes are very sensitive to light so a hat is necessary and now I just feel naked without it).  Speaking of God of War, I just came across this female Kratos cosplay that I thought was so good that I just had to share it on here.

This incredible female Kratos cosplay is done by Chilean cosplayer Diamond Cosplay.  The Blades of Chaos were made by propmaker Kenrai Hóuzi and the stunning photography was done by photographer Esteban Chacón of Web TeamJapan Foto.

While I love the costume, the makeup, Blades of Chaos and the photography, I think what captures my attention most is her eyes which I assume are one of those colored contact things.  There just seems to be an intensity to them that makes me have trouble looking away.  If that was the goal, I would say job well done!

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Female God of War Cosplay

Female God of War Cosplay

Female God of War Cosplay

Female God of War Cosplay

Female God of War Cosplay

Female God of War Cosplay

Female Kratos Cosplay

Female Kratos Cosplay

Female Kratos Cosplay

Female Kratos Cosplay

Female Kratos Cosplay

Female Kratos Cosplay

[via GeekxGirls]