Time to get all up in Germany with Gamescom news!
Kojima comes to Silent Hill
Greetings adventurers, it’s an all new episode of The Surly Nerd! This week we roll into Germany and talk all about what’s going on there with Gamescom! We give you guys a nice cozy prelude before we head into level one this week which is Video Game news. Yep, that’s right, no comics this week because there’s too much happening over in Germany. For those of you not in the know, Gamescom is the yearly video game trade show that is almost as big as E3.
In video game news, we have tons to talk about – kicking it off with Silent Hill getting James all excited the way only Silent Hill can. We hear all about how Destiny is Bungie’s next big hit and how Pathfinder could be coming to video games. We also talk about how Steam is expanding more as well as Nintendo’s ex-indy lead weighs in on the consoles name. Over in entertainment news we talk about the passing of the late, great, Robin Williams and wrap up talking about Marvel working on the Inhumans movie and what Michael Bay might NOT do next. The Epilogue is filled with information about the Unity Engine and why it’s important for the next wave of game developers.
Episode 103: Germany Wins At Games: Summary and Time Stamps
In Game Industry News – Silent Hills, Destiny, Pathfinder, Steam and Nintendo
In Entertainment News – Robin Williams, Inhumans and Michael Bay!
Epilogue – The Importance of UNITY.
The Legend, Robin Williams
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More about Robin Williams here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_Williams
What is The Unity Engine ?: http://unity3d.com/
Get down on Carnitas Tacos!: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Slow-Cooked-Carnitas-Tacos-241855
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: Digital comics to teach communication to children, Dark Horses new Firefly/Serenity comic, Justice League of America becomes Justice League Canada with Mike McKone working on it, Lobo’s new origin story, and the new Lobo character, finally Erik Larsen of Savage Dragon fame’s thoughts on profanity in comics
In Game Industry News: A Shadow of the Beast Reboot for the PS4, the Playstation 4 release date, how many games the PS4 and Xbox One will have by the end of the year, Xbox news out of Gamescom, and Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program for indie developers.
In Entertainment News: Ben Affleck becoming Batman, Scott Cooper replacing Affleck on The Stand, Detroit possibly becoming the new scene of Gotham for Batman vs. Superman, who won’t be in Days of Future Past, who might be playing Scarlet Witch in Age of Ultron, Edgar Wright discussing why Ultron isn’t in Ant-man, Star Wars filming, who is leaving Crimson Peak and Nintendo putting a stop to the Metroid film
Less calories than a triple double down baconator deep fried, we are: The Surly Nerd
This week on the show we kick it off with our Prelude and quickly move forward into Level 1: Technology News. From Apple T.V to Lenovo phones we have all the tech news your earholes need. In Level two we jump over to Entertainment news with some bits and bites about Dr. Who, a heaping helping of Marvel entertainment news and a little bit of Bill and Ted news too!
In Level 3 we get our main course – Video game news. With Gamescom the center of attention this week we discuss various game trailers that have hit the internet waves as well as Playstation mobile and hackers getting into Blizzard and Sony servers. That coupled with some Halo 4 discussion and topping it all of with Drinks at the Inn and we’ve got one hell of an episode.
Now go grab yourself a drink or two and kick back with your favorite internet drunks on The Surly Nerd