Greetings adventurers and welcome to episode 37 of…The Surly Nerd
This week we have a new show format as our studio is full up with guests Dan Price and Bonn Adame of the webcomics series Masters of the Obvious. In our first segment we talk about if augmented reality is should be important to our everyday lives. In game industry talk we chat about the future of always on DRM and in entertainment news we cover why comic book movies are important to us and what the future holds for them.
We close up the show with a special Drinks at the Inn about the life of an independent comic book artist is like so grab a snack and curl up on the couch with all of us here on…The Surly Nerd
This week on…The Surly Nerd
In Technology News: The real Spidey-Suit, Apples new HQ, The Ubuntu Touch, the state of illegal music downloading, tech companies supporting gay marriage and Chromes new awesome feature.
In Entertainment News: Is Pride and Prejudice and Zombies still alive? Joss Whedon chatting about a Hulk movie, Robert Downey Jr. on continuing to play Iron Man, more Days of Future Past news, The Hobbit changing release dates, Evil Dead 4 in progress(?) and Michael Bays TMNT release date.
In Game Industry News: Star Wars 1313 in development hell, the PS4 on going digital, Deus Ex trademarks, Cliff Bleszinski on the state of the industry, and the Wii U’s failing sales.
We wrap it up with an Austin indy comic special in our Drinks at the Inn segment on this weeks…The Surly Nerd
This week on…The Surly Nerd
In Technology News: Feeling bionic hands, NASAs new space division, Google Glass, Chromebook Pixel, the new Google store and Nevada allowing online gambling.
In Game Industry News: The upcoming Xbox event, DayZ on Steam, IGN and Activision layoffs, what PS4 WON’T support, Bungie putting off Destiny’s release, and the Connecticut senator trying to ban minors from playing gun games.
In Entertainment News: Star Wars episode VIIs focus, An Old Republic movie?, more talk about the Deus Ex movie, Captain America becoming a political thriller, Bryan Singer talks up Days of Future Past, the Fantastic Four reboot, DC retelling how Batman and Superman meet, ABC wanting a Once Upon a Time spinoff and Megan Fox signing on to the TMNT movie.
All this, and a filling Drinks at the Inn segment on this weeks…The Surly Nerd
Bonus Level: Sony’s Playstation 4 Announcement!
Sony just wrapped up their announcement of all the Playstation 4 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 Sony on this very special Bonus Level of…The Surly Nerd.
This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Technology News: Hackers hit the Bush Family, Adobes day zero emergency update, HP cracking down on student labor in China, the U.K unveiling the first bionic man, Android taking over the tablet market and the kickstarter to build a Death Star.
In Game Industry News: The Ouya business model, Activisions thoughts on the Wii U, Psychonauts 2 losing support, the fate of Final Fantasy Versus XIII, Capcom talks about Resident Evil 6 sales, and a new Obsidian Star Wars game in the works.
In Entertainment News: Venom in Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Avengers at the Oscars, Warner Brothers progress on the Justice League movie, JJ Abrams and Valve working together, Tron appearing in Wreck-It-Ralph 2, what “To Catch a Monster” is and the Nightmare on Elm Street house going up for sale.
From there we head into our Drinks at the Inn segment to close out the show so grab your favorite beverage and curl up by the fire with us here on…The Surly Nerd