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
We throw away our usual level system because we are coming to you from COMICPALOOZA!
In the news (with a live audience) we discuss: Amazon’s new fan fiction publishing program, A child being told he can’t be a superhero on his playground, some Ghostbusters 3 news, some Days of Future past news, a Time Cop reboot, who in Square Enix is leaving now, Sony’s new financial decisions, Gamestop’s stalk after Xbox One announcement, Atari auctioning off their IP’s and some big EA and Unity news. We also chat at length about the Xbox One.
Our Drinks at the Inn this week is a recap of all the things that happened at Comicpalooza on top of some very special interviews we got for all you Adventurers out there so grab a drink and kick back with all of us exhausted hosts on this weeks…The Surly Nerd
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This week on…The Surly Nerd:
In level 1, Comic Industry News: Masters of the Universe vs DC, Deadpool giving away money, Angela as part of the Marvel U, Code Monkey Save World and Spider-man’s new costume.
In level 2, Entertainment News: Thief of Always, Community renewed, the plot of The Crow, Simon Pegg’s opinion of the new Star Wars movies, where Episode VII will be filmed, Paramount selling off their Marvel licenses, the fate of the Avengers cast, and Kevin Feige’s advice for DC’s JLA movie.
In level 3, Game Industry News: The new Xbox’s name, Xbox’s opinions about being “always online”, how Sony feels about being “always online” with their new console, new Star Wars domains registered, the head of EA sports selling his stock, dealing with multiplayer in the new Wolfenstein, WOW subscription losses, Half Life 2’s newest update, and how Microsoft and Sony will be approaching the next generation of gaming.
We wrap up the week with a discussion about television viewer entitlement in our Drinks at the Inn segment, so grab a seat and settle in with all of here on…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: The status of Xcom Declassified, who won’t be attending E3, when Microsoft will tell us about the next Xbox, lack of Monster Hunter on the Vita and what’s going on with the World of Darkness MMO
In Entertainment News: The Amazon set top box, the Scream TV series, Hellboy 3 news, who else has joined Days Of Future Past, the rights to Daredevil, Zack Snyder on the JLA and 21 Jump Street vs TMNT
In Comic Industry News: Why a Wonder Woman movie is hard, the newest HALO comic, Dark Horses new upcoming books, the end of Locke and Key, Mars Attacks vs Dredd, Apples new video game to comic technology and Marvel’s newest Disney cruise
We wrap up this weeks show with a pre-E3 discussion during Drinks at the Inn so grab a drink and settle in with us here on…The Surly Nerd