Greetings adventurers and welcome to the first episode of the year for…The Surly Nerd!
We start off this week in technology news with Windows 8’s sales issues, Sony’s plan for their own HBO Go and we explain to you what a Gamestick is (spoiler: it’s not what you think). Closing out level one we talk about the future of Sony’s DRM with the PS4. We bounce over to level two, game industry news from there where we cover what’s new with THQ, new ways to transfer your xbox account internationally, what’s new with the original Bioshock and finally we chat about what one father would do to keep his kid from gaming.
In level three, entertainment news we delve into EPIX and if it’s going to be good to have on the market, what’s going on with Community and the new Bates Motel TV show and finally we talk about how great J.J. Abrams is to his fans. Drinks at the Inn closes us out this week with a long talk about what we look forward to in 2013.
Pop open a beverage and kick back with us as we plunge headfirst into the new year, here, on…The Surly Nerd.
Bouncing here and there and everywhere, we are…The Surly Nerd
This week we open up the show with Technology News, breaking in our lawsuit” in progress buzzer with a lawsuit against Yelp. We talk about how Playdom has found success with their Avengers game, people going to the moon for vacation and how Spotify is doing worldwide. From there we head over to level 2: entertainment news where we chat about HIMYM, Kevin Smiths retirement plans, what Del Toro is ACTUALLY up to these days and more Ghostbusters rumors. We finish off level 3 with Tron and all the
Marvel movie news you want to hear.
In level 3: gaming industry news we cover 343s new tournament for Halo 4, Journey being up for a Grammy, I (James) gush about how much I love the Legacy of Kain series while Tony listens and we wrap-up with Minecraft sales numbers more THQ bundle news and the Ouya shipping date. Finally, in our Drinks at the Inn we cover the VGAs!
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Livelier than a post-Thanksgiving coma, we are…The Surly Nerd
Welcome to episode 24 of our little broadcast. This week we open up with a little bit of technology news, discussing the Microsoft Surface table and also how well Windows 8 is doing post launch. From there we have a talk about a possible law suit against Hewlett-Packard before we head into level two, gaming news.
We kick off gaming news this week chatting about the humble THQ bundle and what it means for THQ as a company as their stock continues to decline. We move on to the future of Square Enix, when the new Xbox could be coming out and we wrap up level two talking about the Museum of Modern Arts new Design in Gaming exhibit.
In level three we are packed full of movie news, from Much Ado About Nothing to what’s going on with Days of Future Past and what movies Nick Fury is slated to be in next. We finish entertainment news with Sherlock season 3, updates from the set of the Highlander remake and some thoughts about how we feel about a Roger Rabbit sequel. As always we close out the show with our Drinks at the Inn talk.
Grab yourself a drink or two and settle in with us here, at The Surly Nerd.
Not nearly as funny as a season of Community but having a better chance to have their season renewed, we are: The Surly Nerd
Welcome to week 2 of our “In the Month of Madness”. We keep the best month in the world rolling with our Prologue where we sing the praises of the shows we’ve been watching. We head from there into Level 1: Gaming news where we cover NPD numbers, what that means for the gaming industry at large and how important Darkstalkers and Mechwarrior Online is to James. A little chatting about THQ studios, Halo 4 being leaked and some mobile gaming happens and we wrap up level 1 with a special segment you’ll just have to hear to enjoy.
In level 2 entertainment news we talk a bunch about the state of Marvels next slate of movies, Gears of War getting launched again and the state of Universal and Matel franchise remakes. We question how important Ridley Scotts sequels and prequels are before we head into our drinks at the inn segment. We wrap up the show there with week 2 of In the Month of Madness where we cover Killer Klowns from Outer Space and tell you whats next in line for all of you to watch as we continue celebrating Halloween.
Strap yourselves in for one hell of a ride for this weeks: The Surly Nerd
More cliché than an 80s pop video but with better vocals, we are: The Surly Nerd
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