In Comic Industry News: The Sixth Gun is nearing it’s end, Zod appearing in Adventures of Superman, Infinity #1 sells out and what is happening to the Marvel Ultimates universe
In Game Industry News: Viacom and Sony in talks about television on Playstation, Xbox One no longer requiring a connected Kinect, Capcoms plans for the future Resident Evil games, Capcom saying that Street Fighter will not be ported to the Wii U, Satoru Iwata admitting that lack of software sales will bring about the end of the Wii U, Arkane Studios making Prey 2, a writer from Bioware leaving the studio over death threats and the IGDA considering support groups for developers who are harassed
In Entertainment News: Bryan Cranston wants to be Lex Luthor in Batman vs Superman, World War Z makes Brad Pitt a lot of money, Joseph Kosinski signing on to the Twilight Zone movie, more Loki in the Thor movie, Mark Millar talks about a X-men Fantastic Four crossover, and Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan…again
After the Prelude we head into Level 1, Comic Industry News where we discuss: DC Comics villain month, the new Batman black and white series, Deadpool figures and taco trucks and DC making kids with cancer feel like the heroes they are.
In Level 2: Comic Industry News: Archie comics as a movie, a new FABLES screenwriter, some rehash of last weeks news because James had been drinking, Del Toro in Guardians of the Galaxy, Joss Whedon talking about Downey Jr, Iron Man 3 making the top 5 highest grossing films of all time and J.J Abrams developing Rod Serling’s final script.
In level 3: Game Industry News : War for Nosgoth rants, Konami’s pre-E3 announcements, Shadows of the Eternals restarting their Kickstarter, an unofficial port of Vampire Smile released, Deus Ex on tablets, Halo Spartan assaults on Windows phones, Lionheads Fable remake and OMGPOPs celebration.
We close out with our E3 predictions during Drinks at the Inn as we end our 50th episode of…The Surly Nerd
This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Game Industry News: The price of the new X-box, Gearbox and SEGA being sued over ALIENS, Keyboard and Nyan Cat suing Warner Bros, Nintendo trying to justify the Wii U to everyone and putting the DSi XL and 3DS up on their marketplace, Sony exes giving up their bonuses for the company, a sequel to Eternal Darkness and Bethesda’s new play test lab.
In Entertainment News: Sam Mendes not wanting to come back to Bond, the Dark Tower on Netflix, Luke Evans as the Crow, the Chinese not taking to the additional Iron Man footage, which heroes have come back to Marvel to be filmed, what mutants will be coming to The Avengers and Mark Hamill discussing how he would like to see the new Star Wars movies presented.
In Comic Industry News: What is going to be changing in the world of the X-men and Wolverine, X-factor ending, Earth 2 getting a new Batman, a new all-digital Superman, DC protesting a parody site, and a crowdfunding project to expand a Chicago library.
We close it all out with our usual rants during Drinks at the Inn on this weeks…The Surly Nerd
This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Game Industry News: Unreal Engine 4 NOT on WiiU, Gamestops opinion on the PS4, GDC talk about Diablo 3’s auction house, Cryteck bidding on Darksiders, Fables the video game, problems within Square Enix, and emulators on the Ouya.
In Entertainment News: Axe Cop the animated series, China’s version of the Iron Man movie, Stark Industries presentations at Disneyland, GSP in Captain America, Loki in the Muppets, the Tomb Raider movie reboot, sequels to ID4, Chevy Chase back as a Griswold, new Netflix sci-fi series and Zombieland’s pilot to air on Amazon Prime.
In Comic Industry News: New Walking Dead board games, Angela in Ultron, DC Comics villain documentary, new Bat-toys, the Green Lantern controversy, and the fan-rage from Havok’s speech in UA number 5.
Close it all up with an educational debate in our Drink at the Inn segment and you have one hell of an episode of…The Surly Nerd
This week on…The Surly Nerd
In Technology News: The real Spidey-Suit, Apples new HQ, The Ubuntu Touch, the state of illegal music downloading, tech companies supporting gay marriage and Chromes new awesome feature.
In Entertainment News: Is Pride and Prejudice and Zombies still alive? Joss Whedon chatting about a Hulk movie, Robert Downey Jr. on continuing to play Iron Man, more Days of Future Past news, The Hobbit changing release dates, Evil Dead 4 in progress(?) and Michael Bays TMNT release date.
In Game Industry News: Star Wars 1313 in development hell, the PS4 on going digital, Deus Ex trademarks, Cliff Bleszinski on the state of the industry, and the Wii U’s failing sales.
We wrap it up with an Austin indy comic special in our Drinks at the Inn segment on this weeks…The Surly Nerd