This week</a> in comic book News: The voice of Mr. Freeze passes away, Orson Scott Card’s Superman adventure and the unexpected popularity of DC Villan’s comic month.
In Game Industry News: What’s new with Xbox One, John Carmack’s opinion on the new console war, Microsoft’s new community program, Sony and Nintendo’s financial reports and Nintendo’s claims that they make games and not art.
In Entertainment News: What Spider-man villain the producers of the Amazing Spider-Man love, what hero Jamie Foxx wants to play, the contenders for the new Batman on film, what DC can do to make the Flash TV series better and the spinoff’s to Dexter and Supernatural.
And this week we experiment with Drinks at the Inn in video form! Head over to http://youtu.be/K8zvRQYtLE4
The definitive season 2 episode you’ve been waiting for! In Comic Industry News: Itty bitty Hellboy, Dark Horse taking over publication of EC comics, Longshot saving the Marvel universe, Scooby-Doo meeting Batman and Robin and a new Little Nemo
In Game Industry News: How many Ouya users have purchased games, indy self publishing on the 360 and Xbox One, Nintendo working to draw more indy developers (in American and Europe), Sony’s plans to back indy studios, how much RAM the PS4’s OS uses and Neil Gaiman’s new game
In Entertainment News: The Amazing Spider-man spin-off, X-force the movie, the latest on Star Wars, DiCaprio in talks to work on Robotech, Batman vs Superman, a 12 Monkeys TV adaptation and the new Frankenstein movie
We wrap it all up with an awesome Drinks at the Inn segment, so grab a drink and settle in with all of us here on the show!
This week on…The Surly Nerd
After the prelude we head into Level 1: Comic Industry News where we talk about the new Sons of Anarchy comic, what it takes to write Batman: Year Zero, how the new all girl X-men title is doing, a new symbiote for the Venom series and a court battle over Ghost Rider
In Level 2: Game Industry News – Ubisofts plans for Assassins Creed, Zelda and DLC, developers thoughts on the PS4, how well the PS4’s pre-sales are doing and how the PS4 will handle game restrictions. We also discuss FFXV and Kingdom Hearts on the Xbox alongside E3 calling the cops on the Ouya and George Lucas’ opinions on the next generation of games
In Level 3: Entertainment News we debate phase 3 of Marvels movies, a new Terminator film, how well Superman did at the movies, who is tackling the new Tomb Raider movie, Michael Bay destroying another franchise, the newest news for everything Star Wars related and how Gene Wilder feels about the remake of Willy Wonka
We close up shop as always with a bit of a rant during our Drinks at the Inn segment so grab yourself a beverage and curl up by your mp3 player for this weeks episode of…The Surly Nerd
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
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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