Today we cover day one of GDC Online. Thats right kids, the Games Developer Conference Online brought to you by The Surly Nerd. Its a quick one for you covering day one of GDC Online. So far things have been amazeballs! So stay awhile, and listen! The Surly Nerd GDC Online Day 1. Also, don’t forget this weeks ‘In The Month of Madness’ homework; Killer Klowns From Outer Space.
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This week on The Surly Nerd we kick off our “In the Month of Madness”. We start off with technology news where we chat a bit about Microsoft, Redbox, Google and all about Apple. We move from there to level 2: video game news where there is some talk about plans for the next Xbox, why people are leaving Bioware, and Cliffy B leaving Epic Games. We close level 2 with some Halo 4 News and why Halo Wars bombed in Bungies eyes.
In level 3: entertainment news we start off with a dash of comics news. We chat a bit about what’s going on with the Fox Marvel movies, the new Superman movie and the Wizard of Oz. We close out the week with our first In the Month of Madness movie, Hellraiser where we talk all about why we love that film and franchise so very much.
Grab a drink or two, pull out your favorite puzzle box and listen to us rant your ears off on this weeks: The Surly Nerd
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Greetings adventurers and welcome back to our little Inn on the internet we call The Surly Nerd. As we enter into episode 15 this week we kick the news off with Level 1: Technology News where we talk about the riots and lawsuits following Apple around on the heels of the new iPhone release. We go from there to cyber attacks on banks, Valve talking about Steam for Linux, HPs CEO and Maingears all in one gaming PC.
Over in Level 2: Video Game News we cover Popcaps employees getting laid off, World of Warcraft, Google trying to understand the modern gamer, Phantasy Star Online 2, the unreleased Cabin in the Woods game, a couple new trilogy releases, some Sony news and 343s plans for Halo.
We close out our show with a heaping helping of Level 3: Entertainment news. This week we discuss Captain America being sworn in as president, Ghostbusters getting rebooted, a Spy Hunter Movie and a ton of Marvel movie news. From there we talk about the Vatican’s opinion of Promethus, what to expect in the new Sin City movie, the lawsuit over the Dark Knight shooting and close out Level 3 with Tonys rant about things Michael Bay has said recently.
We get to your questions as we get into our Drinks at the Inn segment and let you know more about the future of our show.
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Greetings adventurers and welcome to episode 14 of our little show. We have a super-mega-ultra packed show for you this week, starting off with Level One: Technology News. In level one we cover everything from Valves new hardware, to Microsofts wearable xbox controller. We finish up level one with some Wii U news, HPs smartphones and a new tech lobby group in Washington.
From there we move on to Level Two: Entertainment News where we cover everything from Gremlins to Looney Tunes. As we jump into comic movie news we touch on Batman, Thor and Guardians of the Galaxay then chat a bit about Boondock Saints III, the Castlevania movie and how London is handling rude people at the cinema. We move from there to Level 3: Video Game News where we talk about the ARMA developers being arrested, where the Wii U is sold out already, Microsofts long term plan for the HALO franchise and a ton of Tokyo Game Show goodness for your ears. We close up level 3 with the humble indy bundle before we wrap the show up all together with our Drinks at the Inn segment.
So grab a drink and settle in by the fire once again adventurers for another episode of: The Surly Nerd
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Welcome to episode 13 of our little show and what a show we have for you this week. After our prelude segment we drive into Level 1 – Technology News where we talk all about the things Apple and Google are up to these days with a little Valve and Zynga discussion tossed in for good measure. From there we head over to Level 2: Entertainment news, talking about everything from Y: The last man to Transformers 4 to Joe Hills Horns movie adaptation.
Level 3: Video Game News is the meat of our show this week with some Sony Wonderbook news, EA wanting to buy out Valve, Gamestop wanting the Ouya and a TON of Wii U talk. We close out this week with a very brief Drinks at the Inn segment as we get ready for next week.
Sit back, grab a drink or two and enjoy the ravings of a couple of geeky Mad Men here, on the Surly Nerd