This week on…The Surly Nerd
In Technology News: Feeling bionic hands, NASAs new space division, Google Glass, Chromebook Pixel, the new Google store and Nevada allowing online gambling.
In Game Industry News: The upcoming Xbox event, DayZ on Steam, IGN and Activision layoffs, what PS4 WON’T support, Bungie putting off Destiny’s release, and the Connecticut senator trying to ban minors from playing gun games.
In Entertainment News: Star Wars episode VIIs focus, An Old Republic movie?, more talk about the Deus Ex movie, Captain America becoming a political thriller, Bryan Singer talks up Days of Future Past, the Fantastic Four reboot, DC retelling how Batman and Superman meet, ABC wanting a Once Upon a Time spinoff and Megan Fox signing on to the TMNT movie.
All this, and a filling Drinks at the Inn segment on this weeks…The Surly Nerd
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Welcome to episode 26 of our little show, adventurers. This week we open up with technology news, talking about Apples stock, Apple bringing Google Maps back, Dells obsession with the PC market, the petition for the White House to build a Death Star and we ask the question: Are we in the Matrix? From there we move on to level 2: gaming news where we cover what Square-Enix is up to, how well the 3DS is ACTUALLY doing, Cliffy-Bs plans for the future. We also find out what the most played games of 2012 were, how THQ fared with the bundle fund-raiser, what they learned from it and talk about GOG.com’s amazing holiday deal.
We bounce over to level 3, entertainment news from there. We kick it off talking about the possibility of a Spy Hunter movie, what’s going on with the next Tron movie and AMCs plans for valentines day. During drinks at the Inn we ask: How much information is too much information when it comes to trailers?
Grab some eggnog and curl up with all of us over here at…The Surly Nerd
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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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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.
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We open up episode 22 with technology news, discussing Warner Brothers new television app, Google’s new terms and conditions, and a research paper suggesting that people who torrent music are more prone to buy it. From there we move on to level 2, game industry news where we fill you in as to why GTA Vice City was pulled from Steam recently, how much Black Ops made in 24 hours, how many people have finished HALO 4 and what Valve is working on outside of Steam.
Wrapping up the show this week is level 3, entertainment news where we go into the new X-men film, Tarantino talking about retirement, when the new Spider Man is being made, a DEUS EX movie and what Ben Affleck is doing with The Stand. We end the show on a high note discussing some more Star Wars rumors and what types of Video Game levels we hate in our Drinks at the Inn segment.
Grab a drink and curl up by the fire with your MP3 player with all of us here at…The Surly Nerd