From Shadowrun to Neuromancer, why are we drawn back into the world of Cyberpunk again and again?
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we head right into the weekly raid (our news roundup).
Kicking things off this week, was the Star Wars Celebration. We got to hear about the upcoming game Jedi: Fallen Order, what’s Disney+ is and is all about, and even got the lowdown on new Star Wars one-shot comics that will be coming around the corner. Marvel keeps the hype train rolling with an announcement about Sue Storm (finally) getting her own solo series.
We get critical about Robert Englunds new Travel Channel mini-series, and Poltergeist is back in a hell of a big way. Rounding out our news this week is a discussion on the Google Stadia and what the higher ups over at Microsoft’s Xbox division think about it.
This weeks BOSS ROOM is all about the genre of Cyberpunk, why it’s had a resurgence and why we just keep coming back to it time after time.
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(0:9:00ish) This week in Comic Industry News – Deadpool breaks things, Comixology gets married to Amazon, Nightwing becomes a sex symbol and Groot and Rocket get a book.
(0:18:00ish) In Game Industry News – WOD is no more, Eve VR IS a reality, Infamous makes the bucks, Capcom gives up the bucks, Oculus is worth MORE bucks and OnLive cuts down the bucks required to try it.
(0:45:00ish) In Entertainment News – Fincher leaves Jobs, Marvel beats Potter, Carnage is rumored and Michael Bay fucks more shit up.
This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Technology News: PS4 & Xbox 720 specs, The White House responding to the Death Star proposal, Microsofts IllumiRoom, Steambox running Linux and the death of Aaron Swartz.
In Entertainment News: Guillermo del Toro on In the Mountains of Madness, Tons of S.H.I.E.L.D news, Goyer discussing the Man of Steel, The Call of Duty movie and how the U.S postal service treats Netflix.
In Game Industry News: THQs assets being sold off, The Free Gaming bundle, Cyberpunk 2077, Sonys new web based way to buy their products, EVO 2013 and charity, Southington’s protest against violent games and the new Lego Marvel game.
We close out the show this week with Drinks at the Inn where the majority of our boozing takes place and we get sassy talking about comic books we have been reading and what we recommend and don’t to you…because we care.
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