The Superman debate continues. All that and more on this weeks…THE SURLY NERD!
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Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we head into comics where we talk all about Deus Ex. We also talk the new Moon Knight series, a court decision over the Batmobile, who Harley Quinn is teaming with with next and close out level one with a big ‘ol discussion about the death of the X-men.
In game industry news, we hear about game voice actors getting ready to strike, what’s changing in Call of Duty Black Ops 3, we chat about how we think Fables Legends will do, along with Vita 2 news. The curtains fall on level two with a discussion about the Halo Universe and how long we think they can keep making games.
Over in the world of entertainment, James rants about Prometheus 2 and Tony gets upset over Pacific Rim 2. From there we dive into Transformers 5 and the Island of Dr. Moreau TV show. Entertainment news comes to an end this week as we get into Hollywood’s response to Steven Spielberg’s statements on the end of the Super-hero genre
Our epilogue this week is all about our thoughts on the fall TV lineup. As always, we appreciate all our adventurers who listen to the show every week and we look forward to your feedback on what we discuss! (firstname.lastname@example.org!)
Grab a drink and settle on in for this weeks action packed episode of…The Surly Nerd
Episode 147: Superman Is The Worst
In Comic Industry News – Deus Ex, Moon Knight, Batmobile, Harley Quinn, X-men
In Game Industry News – Black Ops 3, Voice Acting, Halo, fables, Vita 2
In Entertainment News – Prometheus 2, Pacific Rim 2, Transformers 5, Island of Dr. Moreau, Steven Spielberg
Epilogue – Fall TV Line-up
Too bad about Pacific Rim…
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This week in Comic Industry News (16:30) – The future of Axe-cop, ALL the Spider-men and a Comic-con Harley Quinn one-shot.
In Game Industry News (33:00) – Everything about the world of VR you need to know, Amazon streaming games, Star Wars goes Arkham, and Igarashi wants to be in Samus.
In Entertainment News (1:07:00) – More animated LOTR, who is taking over Ghostbusters 3, POWERS comes to Playstation, Scarlett wants more Widow, Tiger Lily gets white-washed, Scarface gets made again, and Boondocks gets a final season.
This week we pay tribute to a legend, and James gets super animated. Please to enjoy episode 83.
(0:17:00) In Comic Book Industry News: DC collectibles and NECA have announced their new toy lines, Archie gets their first gay superhero and Dark Horse gives us more Robocop vs. Terminator.
(0:31:00 ish) In Game Industry News: Bioshock sinks as Irrational Games closes, 2K talks the future of Bioshock from their end, production on the Oculus Rift is halted, Sony announces their VR headset, Fallout goes silent, Cliff Bleszinski is done with disks, Microsoft talks Gears and the director of Final Fantasy 7 talks about a remake.
(1:16:00 ish) In Entertainment News: Harold Ramis has left this world and we mourn, Sony and Seth Rogan are doing a movie about the console wars, how Veronica Mars is finding release, Edward Norton is getting his dream movie made, Gary Oldman and Benedict Cumberbatch join Star Wars, Karl Urban pushes for Judge Dredd 2 and HEROES gets revived.
This week in Comic Industry News: One of the greats, Nick Cardy has passed away, Marvel tells us all about the new X-Force, a new Ms. Marvel comic is about to be launched, and Vertigo launches The Royals: Masters of War.
In Game Industry News: Nintendo tells us how well the are doing in Japan and how they see their future, Final Fantasy 14 makes Square a lot of money, Microsoft gives indy developers Unity, and Killer Instinct says no to Arcade mode for a while.
In Entertainment News: Blockbuster is ready to go under, Daredevil gets a new show on Netflix alongside Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist with a potential Defenders movie to follow, Fox wants more Wolverine, Nightwing and Wonder Woman decide to drop into the Batman vs Superman movie, the creator of Veronica Mars takes on iZombie and Guillermo Del Toro take on everything.
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This week in Comic Industry News: Gotham City becomes reality for one kid, Fables starts closing down the shop, DC bails out of NY and Mark Waid gives us the scoop on Daredevil.
In Game Industry News: Nintendo says NO to showing kids penises, the Wii U is bombing but new Wii U bundles are coming, the Ouya is ready for 2.0 but first a new controller and the CEO of the Ouya still thinks this is the console of the future while Sony admits to all the things that it CAN’T do at launch.
In Entertainment News: ALL the remakes starting with Sleepaway Camp, then the Addams Family, TWO Hellraiser remakes, a Pet Semeatary remake and then George Romero talks about why The Walking Dead is bad.
Our special guest star is JD “S3 Prototype” from the Ninjaverse. Check them out here: http://theninjaverse.wordpress.com/