After the Prelude we head into Level 1, Comic Industry News where we discuss: DC Comics villain month, the new Batman black and white series, Deadpool figures and taco trucks and DC making kids with cancer feel like the heroes they are.
In Level 2: Comic Industry News: Archie comics as a movie, a new FABLES screenwriter, some rehash of last weeks news because James had been drinking, Del Toro in Guardians of the Galaxy, Joss Whedon talking about Downey Jr, Iron Man 3 making the top 5 highest grossing films of all time and J.J Abrams developing Rod Serling’s final script.
In level 3: Game Industry News : War for Nosgoth rants, Konami’s pre-E3 announcements, Shadows of the Eternals restarting their Kickstarter, an unofficial port of Vampire Smile released, Deus Ex on tablets, Halo Spartan assaults on Windows phones, Lionheads Fable remake and OMGPOPs celebration.
We close out with our E3 predictions during Drinks at the Inn as we end our 50th episode of…The Surly Nerd
This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Comic Industry News: Shazam in the JLB, Posehn talking about Deadpool, FABLEtown, the Red Lanterns as the new “Sons”, Saga rockin’ the charts and the all new X-men
In Entertainment News: Blade Runner 2, video game documentaries, who’s next up on the Ninja Turtles flick, amazing Community news, Grumpy Cat in the cinema and what’s going on with Quicksilver
In Game Industry News: EA giving up their passes, LA Noirs new studio, Double Fine’s new project, Mirrors Edge 2, Sony’s opinion on the Vita and the PS4 and what Microsoft wants to do to TV watching.
Close it all up with an awesome Drinks at the Inn segment and you have one hell of an episode of…The Surly Nerd
This week on…The Surly Nerd
We throw away our usual level system because we are coming to you from COMICPALOOZA!
In the news (with a live audience) we discuss: Amazon’s new fan fiction publishing program, A child being told he can’t be a superhero on his playground, some Ghostbusters 3 news, some Days of Future past news, a Time Cop reboot, who in Square Enix is leaving now, Sony’s new financial decisions, Gamestop’s stalk after Xbox One announcement, Atari auctioning off their IP’s and some big EA and Unity news. We also chat at length about the Xbox One.
Our Drinks at the Inn this week is a recap of all the things that happened at Comicpalooza on top of some very special interviews we got for all you Adventurers out there so grab a drink and kick back with all of us exhausted hosts on this weeks…The Surly Nerd
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Bonus Level: Microsoft Xbox One Announcement!
Microsoft just wrapped up their announcement of all the Xbox One news you could ever want…pre-E3. We take you through what they had to say and tell you what we think about the future of Microsoft on this very special Bonus Level of…The Surly Nerd.
This week on The Surly Nerd…
In level 1, Comic Industry News: Mark Miller and the end of Kick-Ass, James Robinson leaving not only Earth 2 but also DC Comics, we discuss Merida becoming a Disney princess, Rob Liefeild’s new Kickstarter, and a Nebraska library being asked to pull “The Killing Joke” from their shelves.
In level 2, Entertainment News: The Gremlins remake, who is joining the set of Star Wars now, Syfy calling it quits on Warehouse 13, the end of Zombieland, the Wonder Woman series, Assassin’s Creed the movie, Red 3 and the end of How I Met Your Mother
In level 3, Game Industry News: The price of Nvidias new handheld, layoffs at Trion studios, new Xbox controller rumors, speech recognition in the PS4, the Ouya at E3, Nintendo cracking down on youtube posters as well as their E3 strategy, EA’s new studio for Star Wars and their desire to get rid of online passes as well as what they think about the Wii U
We close out this week as always with our Drinks at the Inn segment where we talk about EA pulling away from Nintendo and what that means to the future of the Wii U. Sit back and grab a drink as we get a bit rant-y on this week’s episode of…The Surly Nerd