This week in Comic Industry News: One of the greats, Nick Cardy has passed away, Marvel tells us all about the new X-Force, a new Ms. Marvel comic is about to be launched, and Vertigo launches The Royals: Masters of War.
In Game Industry News: Nintendo tells us how well the are doing in Japan and how they see their future, Final Fantasy 14 makes Square a lot of money, Microsoft gives indy developers Unity, and Killer Instinct says no to Arcade mode for a while.
In Entertainment News: Blockbuster is ready to go under, Daredevil gets a new show on Netflix alongside Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist with a potential Defenders movie to follow, Fox wants more Wolverine, Nightwing and Wonder Woman decide to drop into the Batman vs Superman movie, the creator of Veronica Mars takes on iZombie and Guillermo Del Toro take on everything.
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This week in Comic Industry News: Digital comics to teach communication to children, Dark Horses new Firefly/Serenity comic, Justice League of America becomes Justice League Canada with Mike McKone working on it, Lobo’s new origin story, and the new Lobo character, finally Erik Larsen of Savage Dragon fame’s thoughts on profanity in comics
In Game Industry News: A Shadow of the Beast Reboot for the PS4, the Playstation 4 release date, how many games the PS4 and Xbox One will have by the end of the year, Xbox news out of Gamescom, and Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program for indie developers.
In Entertainment News: Ben Affleck becoming Batman, Scott Cooper replacing Affleck on The Stand, Detroit possibly becoming the new scene of Gotham for Batman vs. Superman, who won’t be in Days of Future Past, who might be playing Scarlet Witch in Age of Ultron, Edgar Wright discussing why Ultron isn’t in Ant-man, Star Wars filming, who is leaving Crimson Peak and Nintendo putting a stop to the Metroid film
In Comic Industry News: The Sixth Gun is nearing it’s end, Zod appearing in Adventures of Superman, Infinity #1 sells out and what is happening to the Marvel Ultimates universe
In Game Industry News: Viacom and Sony in talks about television on Playstation, Xbox One no longer requiring a connected Kinect, Capcoms plans for the future Resident Evil games, Capcom saying that Street Fighter will not be ported to the Wii U, Satoru Iwata admitting that lack of software sales will bring about the end of the Wii U, Arkane Studios making Prey 2, a writer from Bioware leaving the studio over death threats and the IGDA considering support groups for developers who are harassed
In Entertainment News: Bryan Cranston wants to be Lex Luthor in Batman vs Superman, World War Z makes Brad Pitt a lot of money, Joseph Kosinski signing on to the Twilight Zone movie, more Loki in the Thor movie, Mark Millar talks about a X-men Fantastic Four crossover, and Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan…again
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In Game Industry News: Unreal Engine 4 NOT on WiiU, Gamestops opinion on the PS4, GDC talk about Diablo 3’s auction house, Cryteck bidding on Darksiders, Fables the video game, problems within Square Enix, and emulators on the Ouya.
In Entertainment News: Axe Cop the animated series, China’s version of the Iron Man movie, Stark Industries presentations at Disneyland, GSP in Captain America, Loki in the Muppets, the Tomb Raider movie reboot, sequels to ID4, Chevy Chase back as a Griswold, new Netflix sci-fi series and Zombieland’s pilot to air on Amazon Prime.
In Comic Industry News: New Walking Dead board games, Angela in Ultron, DC Comics villain documentary, new Bat-toys, the Green Lantern controversy, and the fan-rage from Havok’s speech in UA number 5.
Close it all up with an educational debate in our Drink at the Inn segment and you have one hell of an episode of…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