Episode 272 : For The Love Of The Game
What happens when a game company decides to change the formula of a beloved franchise?
Is it ok to change a games formula?
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we head into comics where Image is finally making some variant covers we can get behind. We also find out what special Batman story Brian Michael Bendis has in store for me in the pages of Pearl #1. Level one comes to a close which a discussion and debate about the three jokers of the Batman universe.
Heading into level two, we go all out talking about how the leveling system in Fallout 76 works. Big news was announced this week for the future of DOOM that has us all really excited and Germany has made history by removing a ban on Nazi related images inside of games.
Over in the world of entertainment, we’re starting to get a little worried about the future of the VENOM movie. James gets a little TOO excited to talk about one of his favorite films of all time: The Frighteners. Level 3 comes to a close with a big talk about the HALO television series.
Our epilogue this week is about developers taking risks on old IP’s.
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