This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Technology News: Developers chime in on the Ouya, Apples phone powerplay and new additions to Apple TV. Gabe Newell talks about the Apple threat, and Sony finally stopping production of the MiniDisk.
In Game Industry News: Zynga developers jumping ship, Epic Mickey studio Junction Point closing down, Capcom discussing rebooting Resident Evil, Nintendo trying to get in touch with independent game developers and what the final game in the EVO tournament will be this year. We wrap up gaming news with Biowares love of beer (something we appreciate) and more PlayStation 4 discussion.
In Entertainment News: New news on the X-men and Spider-man film fronts, a little talk about S.H.I.E.L.D and HIMYM, a Boondocks movie…maybe, Rodriguez wanting to make a Han Solo movie, the future of the Justice League movie and Evil Dead getting an NC-17 rating.
We close out the show with Drinks at the Inn as always, so grab yourself your favorite beverage and curl up with all of us here at…The Surly Nerd.
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In Technology News: Sony’s restructuring to make a profit, Samsung’s new mini tablet, Windows 8 making a bad move and the TSA no longer wanting us to be naked for them.
In Game Industry News: The ARMA developers being released (finally!), Obama calling for more video game violence studies, Monster Hunter 4 for Vita, Too Human leaving the Xbox Marketplace, Gas Powered Games layoffs, and Halo 2 on PC closing its doors.
In Entertainment News: New news on a Gremlins reboot, A new Conan movie with the Governator himself, what’s going on with the new Terminator film, Warner Brothers trademarking new Batman Arkham names, product placement in Iron man 3, Emma Stone in a del Toro horror film, what the South Park gang is up to now and we close it out with what new Cartoon Network shows are coming to Netflix.
By adventurer request this week our Drinks at the Inn segment is about games from the 80s to 1999 that we loved so grab a drink and stay a while and listen to all of us here on…The Surly Nerd
Greetings adventurers and welcome to the first episode of the year for…The Surly Nerd!
We start off this week in technology news with Windows 8’s sales issues, Sony’s plan for their own HBO Go and we explain to you what a Gamestick is (spoiler: it’s not what you think). Closing out level one we talk about the future of Sony’s DRM with the PS4. We bounce over to level two, game industry news from there where we cover what’s new with THQ, new ways to transfer your xbox account internationally, what’s new with the original Bioshock and finally we chat about what one father would do to keep his kid from gaming.
In level three, entertainment news we delve into EPIX and if it’s going to be good to have on the market, what’s going on with Community and the new Bates Motel TV show and finally we talk about how great J.J. Abrams is to his fans. Drinks at the Inn closes us out this week with a long talk about what we look forward to in 2013.
Pop open a beverage and kick back with us as we plunge headfirst into the new year, here, on…The Surly Nerd.
Easier to get your hands on than a Twinkie, and with twice the cream filling we are…The Surly Nerd
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
Not nearly as stuffed as a Thanksgiving turkey, but damn near as tasty…we are, The Surly Nerd!
Welcome to our Thanksgiving holiday blowout special. To be perfectly honest, there’s not a ton of news this week but what we lack in news we make up for in general fucking off.
Level one is technology news, where we cover Firefox 64, the new Xbox casual model, Hulu Plus for Wii U, HPs fourth quarter earnings and what was really going on with that Warner Brothers app. From there we head to level two, entertainment news. More Star Wars, Deus Ex and Hobbit talk takes the stand. A little chatting about Thor 2 and the future of Community before our Drinks at the Inn segment. The news list might seem short this week but we promise it’s worth the listen.
Grab some Thanksgiving leftovers and settle in with us here on…The Surly Nerd