This week in Game Industry News: (16:00ish) A biofeedback horror game called Nevermind, Flappy Bird goes down, Amazon buys Double Helix, Activision changes up Call of Duty and Microsoft teases more HALO.
In Comic Industry News: (1:02:00 ish) Ghostbusters go vinyl, Vincent Price gets his own action figure, Geoff John goes back to Superman with John Romita Jr. and Ellis talks Moon Knight.
In Entertainment News: (1:25:00 ish) Breaking Bad’s Sam Catlin joins Preacher, Chris Evans has some ideas for Captain America, The Winter Soldier goes into Ultron AND SHIELD, Clark Gregg is frustrated by SHIELD viewership, Arkham Asylum gets announced as a film, Lex Luthor becomes a skinhead punk and DMZ comes to SyFy
Not nearly as creepy as Michael Myers… no wait, we are. We are: The Surly Nerd!
It’s week 3 of our “IN THE MONTH OF MADNESS!”. We have a hell of a show lined for you this week. After our prologue segment we head into level 1: Technology news where we discuss a wide range of topics from Twitter censorship to child labor in China for the Wii U to the moving of Pirate Bay from physical servers to the cloud. A little talk about a next generation Sony move controller ends level one and leads us into level 2: Gaming industry news.
We start off this week with some more Mechwarrior Online and Prey 2 news. We chat a bit about the Nintendo Wii U touchscreen controller and where you can go with it and about the future of the Old Republic. We wrap up level 2 talking about layoffs at Lionshead and then it’s just a hop, skip and a jump into level 3: Entertainment news.
In level 3 we go over how well Walking Dead did its first week on the air in a year, talk about the direction of the new Marvel movie properties. We chat about what the Dark Knight producer thinks about the Avengers, where the He-Man and James Bond films are going. We close up the week talking about the Kickstarter for the movie The Goon and then in our Drink at the Inn segment we talk ALL about how amazing Creepshow is and why you should love it!
Grab a drink, toss your earbuds in and settle in with all of us here at: The Surly Nerd
Not nearly as funny as a season of Community but having a better chance to have their season renewed, we are: The Surly Nerd
Welcome to week 2 of our “In the Month of Madness”. We keep the best month in the world rolling with our Prologue where we sing the praises of the shows we’ve been watching. We head from there into Level 1: Gaming news where we cover NPD numbers, what that means for the gaming industry at large and how important Darkstalkers and Mechwarrior Online is to James. A little chatting about THQ studios, Halo 4 being leaked and some mobile gaming happens and we wrap up level 1 with a special segment you’ll just have to hear to enjoy.
In level 2 entertainment news we talk a bunch about the state of Marvels next slate of movies, Gears of War getting launched again and the state of Universal and Matel franchise remakes. We question how important Ridley Scotts sequels and prequels are before we head into our drinks at the inn segment. We wrap up the show there with week 2 of In the Month of Madness where we cover Killer Klowns from Outer Space and tell you whats next in line for all of you to watch as we continue celebrating Halloween.
Strap yourselves in for one hell of a ride for this weeks: The Surly Nerd