Welcome everyone to our special E3 spectacular!
It’s E3 time!
Greetings adventurers! This week we will only be talking all-things and everything E3 related as we get into the greatest gaming trade show. Join us for a very special episode of The Surly Nerd!
Kings, Batmen and more on an all new…THE SURLY NERD!
Happy 28th Hellraiser!
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After a Hannibal filled prelude, we head into comics where we talk all about Batman day. We also talk about IDW’s plans for Archie’s anniversary, what’s new in the world of Gwenpool, and close out level one with a big ‘ol discussion about if Marvel’s plan for Secret Wars can actually work.
In game industry news, Square Enix has some big plans for Kingdom Hearts, the 360’s indy program is getting ready to pass on, we chat about how close the Xbox One is to a windows machine and Tony tells us a story about how Destiny broke friends apart (Thanks Activision). The curtains fall on level two with a discussion about “unfinished games” and what Square Enix plans to do about it.
Over in the world of entertainment we, and the world honors the man and the legend…Stephen King. From there we dive into the Cabin Fever remake and how Eli Roth is involved. James gets excited for the revival of Black Mirror, we celebrate Hellraiser and talk Robocop 2. Entertainment news comes to an end this week as we get into how Hollywood can fuck up a potentially good movie.
Our epilogue this week is all about Star Wars and if the hype is truly real. 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 146: Fantastic Flop
In Comic Industry News – Gwenpool, IDW, Batman, Secret Wars
In Game Industry News – Kingdom Hearts, 360’s indy’s, Xbox One, Destiny, Square Enix
In Entertainment News – Stephen King, Cabin Fever, Black Mirror, Hellraiser, Robocop 2, IT
Epilogue – Star Wars
The legend himself, Stephen King
Read about the things we love to talk about!
All about Episode 7: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_The_Force_Awakens
Learn about Stephen King: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_King
Please Stand By for E3 Insanity
What’s this? An E3 blowout bonus level?!
You’re dang right!
This week was E3, one of the biggest video game tradeshows in the history of the medium, and we are here to tell you what all went down and what’s going to be coming out over the next year. Our show format is a little different with this episode so strap yourselves in for a crazy video game filled ride on this very special bonus episode of…The Surly Nerd!
A special thank you goes out to Good Co. for being our musical interludes for this week. You can find them over at – http://goodcomusic.com/ or on their Facebook page at – https://www.facebook.com/goodcomusic . In case you missed it, our review of their newest album “The Kicker” can be found here
This week in Comic Industry News (17:00) – Star Trek gets a new miniseries, Heavy Metal becomes more than a magazine and one of the artists behind Masters of the Universe loses his lawsuit.
In Game Industry News (37:00) – A Kingdom Hearts survey rolls out to fans, Nintendo turns down mobile AGAIN but keeps with consoles, The Room sells gangbusters and has things to say to the games industry about it, Microsoft wants Xbox Live on ALL THE THINGS, Rockstar gets honored by BAFTA, Broderbund donates to the museum to play and the PS3 gets HBO.
In Entertainment News (1:13:00) – The Harlem Hellfighters comes to the big screen, Michael B. Jordan talks about becoming the Human Torch, we get the cast for Constantine, Sam Rami takes on The Last of Us, Texas Chainsaw goes 4k, A Monster Calls moves from book to film, we might get more of The Matrix and Josh Boone gets ready to tackle The Stand.
This week in Comic Industry News: Mark Waid’s run of Daredevil ends but where does that leave Daredevil?, Marvel says fuck spoilers and tells us the plot of Iron Man, DC Comics gets more cover variants, and IDW uses toys to sell more comics
In Game Industry News: Kojima makes MGS for the west, Sony wants you to bid your trophies for stuff, The Wii begins to leave us, Sony and Microsoft fight over real name use online, and Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg tells us if games should be more like movies
In Entertainment News: Marcia Wallace leaves us, Clive Barker talks Hellraiser, Batman tells us that DC can’t get their animated shit together and Wonder Woman agrees, Sony and Marvel team up with Tumblr to make geeks speculate about unimportant nonsense, Ant-man becomes a heist movie and steals our hearts, and we wrap it all up with something about Michael Bay that gives Tony a hard on.