This week in Comic Industry News: Jason Todd in Year Zero, DC’s Plans for Forever Evil, Spider-man 2099 back on the streets and Jack Kirby’s family losing the rights to his creations.
In Game Industry News: Amazon’s new console, Ouya backers receiving store credit, Ouya backing independent game developers, Bethesda’s thoughts on the WiiU, Sega bidding on Atlas, John Carmack signing on with Oculus Rift, new virtual console titles announced at Nintendo Direct and pictures leaked of Valve’s new projects.
In Entertainment News: Tom Hiddleston and Christina Hendricks in Disney’s new CGI film, Disney’s new Big Hero 6 series, the progress of the Bill & Ted 3 script, a Metroid fan-film on Kickstarter, rumors about who will be playing Lex Luthor in Batman vs Superman, Jeff Wadlow talks about X-Force the movie, Joss Whedon talks about Thanos in Avengers 2 and the Exorcist television series.
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
This week on…The Surly Nerd:
In level 1, Comic Industry News: Masters of the Universe vs DC, Deadpool giving away money, Angela as part of the Marvel U, Code Monkey Save World and Spider-man’s new costume.
In level 2, Entertainment News: Thief of Always, Community renewed, the plot of The Crow, Simon Pegg’s opinion of the new Star Wars movies, where Episode VII will be filmed, Paramount selling off their Marvel licenses, the fate of the Avengers cast, and Kevin Feige’s advice for DC’s JLA movie.
In level 3, Game Industry News: The new Xbox’s name, Xbox’s opinions about being “always online”, how Sony feels about being “always online” with their new console, new Star Wars domains registered, the head of EA sports selling his stock, dealing with multiplayer in the new Wolfenstein, WOW subscription losses, Half Life 2’s newest update, and how Microsoft and Sony will be approaching the next generation of gaming.
We wrap up the week with a discussion about television viewer entitlement in our Drinks at the Inn segment, so grab a seat and settle in with all of here on…The Surly Nerd