In Comic Industry News: Saga wins a Hugo award, Stan Lee loses character rights to Disney, writers quit DC over last minute edits, and DC asks their fans to draw Harley Quinn killing herself.
In Game Industry News: Microsoft disputes the power of the PS4, EA is working on new franchises, Irrational Games loses staff, Xbox One gets a release date, Microsoft cancels the Illumiroom, Microsoft wants to bring digital sharing back, and we look at how the Laika Believes and Warmachine kickstarters did and discuss why they succeeded or failed.
In Entertainment News: The Dinobots are coming to Transformers 4, Stargate is looking to get rebooted, Will Smith might be coming back to ID4, The Game of Thrones director is looking at Terminator, Tom Hiddleson signs on with Del Toro, and True Blood comes to an end.
This week on…The Surly Nerd
In Gaming Industry News: LucasArts and SEGA studios closures, Deadpool layoffs pre-game release, EA voted worst company in America for the second year, Doom in development hell and new Xbox rumors.
In Entertainment News: Roger Ebert’s pasting, the expanding cast of Crimson Peak, Trainspotting 2, S.H.I.E.L.D and X-men news, who’s NOT onboard for JLA, a Black Hole remake and a new Star Wars animated series wrapping with information about the Once Upon a Time Spinoff and Vikings getting another season.
In Comic Industry News: Carmine Infantino’s passing, The “new” Robin, DCs We Can Be Heroes campaign, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund documentary as well as who the new members of their board are. Punk Rock Jesus’ trade book, a new Carnage series, and Dredd gets a Muslim judge.
We settle in for a discussion about Superman’s relevance in modern society and we close up this week episode of…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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Greetings adventurers and welcome to episode 21 of the show. This week we open up with Technology news where we talk about Steam for Linux, NASA’s upcoming plans, the president going back to Reddit and the Microsoft gaming tablet. From there we head over to Level 2: Entertainment News where Mortal Kombat and Star Wars take center stage followed by news about the new Twilight Zone movie and Del Toro wanting to do a Justice League of monster movies.
We wrap up the show this week in Level 3: Gaming news where we cover what Capcom is up to, the financial state of several gaming companies, more video gaming prints dying and what’s going on over at Blizzard. A little talk about Seal Team Six, the Microsoft rewards program and what we think about video games that are movie tie-ins close out our broadcast.
Grab a seat, grab a drink and curl up with all of us here at…The Surly Nerd