This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Technology News: Anti facial-recognition glasses, Anonymous rallying for Aaron Swartz, Apples child labor, AMDs financial problems and Sony’s new ultra-thin tablet.
In Game Industry News: Where THQs properties are headed, Superbot being hit by layoffs, the Nintendo Direct conference and Ralph Nader’s opinion on video game developers.
In Entertainment News: When the new Batman movie will happen, Jimmy Olsen in the Man of Steel, who is going to be in the JLA movie, Christian Bale looking after sick children, what IS going on in Iron Man 3, who else has been added to the First Class roster, and what to expect from the Wolverine movie. We press forward talking about the Ant Man and Doctor Strange movies, J.J. Abrams working on Star Wars, the new Robotech film, Ron Howard directing the Graveyard Book, Cumberbatch working on a Wikileaks movie and Glee ripping off Jonathon Coulton.
We close out the show with Drinks at the Inn so won’t you join us here on…The Surly Nerd
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In Technology News: Sony’s restructuring to make a profit, Samsung’s new mini tablet, Windows 8 making a bad move and the TSA no longer wanting us to be naked for them.
In Game Industry News: The ARMA developers being released (finally!), Obama calling for more video game violence studies, Monster Hunter 4 for Vita, Too Human leaving the Xbox Marketplace, Gas Powered Games layoffs, and Halo 2 on PC closing its doors.
In Entertainment News: New news on a Gremlins reboot, A new Conan movie with the Governator himself, what’s going on with the new Terminator film, Warner Brothers trademarking new Batman Arkham names, product placement in Iron man 3, Emma Stone in a del Toro horror film, what the South Park gang is up to now and we close it out with what new Cartoon Network shows are coming to Netflix.
By adventurer request this week our Drinks at the Inn segment is about games from the 80s to 1999 that we loved so grab a drink and stay a while and listen to all of us here on…The Surly Nerd
This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Technology News: PS4 & Xbox 720 specs, The White House responding to the Death Star proposal, Microsofts IllumiRoom, Steambox running Linux and the death of Aaron Swartz.
In Entertainment News: Guillermo del Toro on In the Mountains of Madness, Tons of S.H.I.E.L.D news, Goyer discussing the Man of Steel, The Call of Duty movie and how the U.S postal service treats Netflix.
In Game Industry News: THQs assets being sold off, The Free Gaming bundle, Cyberpunk 2077, Sonys new web based way to buy their products, EVO 2013 and charity, Southington’s protest against violent games and the new Lego Marvel game.
We close out the show this week with Drinks at the Inn where the majority of our boozing takes place and we get sassy talking about comic books we have been reading and what we recommend and don’t to you…because we care.
Grab a drink and curl up with us here at…The Surly Nerd
Greetings adventurers and welcome to the first episode of the year for…The Surly Nerd!
We start off this week in technology news with Windows 8’s sales issues, Sony’s plan for their own HBO Go and we explain to you what a Gamestick is (spoiler: it’s not what you think). Closing out level one we talk about the future of Sony’s DRM with the PS4. We bounce over to level two, game industry news from there where we cover what’s new with THQ, new ways to transfer your xbox account internationally, what’s new with the original Bioshock and finally we chat about what one father would do to keep his kid from gaming.
In level three, entertainment news we delve into EPIX and if it’s going to be good to have on the market, what’s going on with Community and the new Bates Motel TV show and finally we talk about how great J.J. Abrams is to his fans. Drinks at the Inn closes us out this week with a long talk about what we look forward to in 2013.
Pop open a beverage and kick back with us as we plunge headfirst into the new year, here, on…The Surly Nerd.
The Surly Nerds Holiday Special
This week on the show we get really drunk. News is light this week so we spend all our time talking about the year that was 2012. Grab a drink and curl up with us we send off the year with several bottles of champagne and a sass that only The Surly Nerd can bring you!