Greetings adventurers and welcome to episode 37 of…The Surly Nerd
This week we have a new show format as our studio is full up with guests Dan Price and Bonn Adame of the webcomics series Masters of the Obvious. In our first segment we talk about if augmented reality is should be important to our everyday lives. In game industry talk we chat about the future of always on DRM and in entertainment news we cover why comic book movies are important to us and what the future holds for them.
We close up the show with a special Drinks at the Inn about the life of an independent comic book artist is like so grab a snack and curl up on the couch with all of us here on…The Surly Nerd
This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Technology News: Developers chime in on the Ouya, Apples phone powerplay and new additions to Apple TV. Gabe Newell talks about the Apple threat, and Sony finally stopping production of the MiniDisk.
In Game Industry News: Zynga developers jumping ship, Epic Mickey studio Junction Point closing down, Capcom discussing rebooting Resident Evil, Nintendo trying to get in touch with independent game developers and what the final game in the EVO tournament will be this year. We wrap up gaming news with Biowares love of beer (something we appreciate) and more PlayStation 4 discussion.
In Entertainment News: New news on the X-men and Spider-man film fronts, a little talk about S.H.I.E.L.D and HIMYM, a Boondocks movie…maybe, Rodriguez wanting to make a Han Solo movie, the future of the Justice League movie and Evil Dead getting an NC-17 rating.
We close out the show with Drinks at the Inn as always, so grab yourself your favorite beverage and curl up with all of us here at…The Surly Nerd.
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!
Sit back and relax with the sultry tones of…The Surly Nerd
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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.