Greetings adventurers, it’s news time again and boy do we have a show for you. We are cooped up in the con hotel, pre-comicpalooza with J and having a little fun and a couple drinks. Come along with us as we bounce recklessly from topic to topic and geek out over all the things you love!
(00:22:00) This week in Comic Industry News – We find out what titles DC is getting rid of and what new titles they are launching, we discuss the new Superman and why She-Hulk is so important.
(00:46:00) In Video Game Industry News – Microsoft talks ALL about Halo and gets rid of the Kinect, Oculus gets some of the Google Glass and 343 devs on their side, Microsoft releases gold requirements for Netflix and HBO Go, and we give our E3 predictions.
(1:16:00) In Entertainment News – HIMYD is dead and buried next to Supernatural Bloodlines, Marvel announces Namor and we get balls deep into the future of super hero movies, television shows and more.
This week in Comic Industry News
(0:13:35) Usagi Yojimbo gets an omnibus, Miss Marvel and Harley get into fourth printings and we talk Spider-man’s evolution.
In Game Industry News
(0:46:25) Nintendo talks new hardware and losses, Wolfenstein wants you to play with yourself, Capcom and Square are coming out on top and Marvel talks their approach to gaming.
We Talk Evolution
(1:16:00) Community’s community, James Franco takes on Wiseau, Guardians of the Galaxy goes franchise alongside Star Wars, Lou Ferringo leaks Hulk and Matt Smith breaks into the Terminator business.
Welcome to the new year Adventurers!
This week in Comic Industry News: Greg Martin has passed, Hulk is getting relaunched, Marvel is taking back Star Wars and Frank Miller does it bigger than ever.
In Game Industry News: Microsoft says nice job to Sony, Gabe Newell goes into what makes Valve awesome, Child’s Play makes that money, PAX separates from Penny Arcade, and Army of Two explains why they suck.
In Entertainment News: James Avery has passed away, Netflix gives us director commentary, Marvel gives us more TV announcements, The Rock may don a new green ring and Boba Fett is in line for a new movie.
This week in Comic Industry News: One of the greats, Nick Cardy has passed away, Marvel tells us all about the new X-Force, a new Ms. Marvel comic is about to be launched, and Vertigo launches The Royals: Masters of War.
In Game Industry News: Nintendo tells us how well the are doing in Japan and how they see their future, Final Fantasy 14 makes Square a lot of money, Microsoft gives indy developers Unity, and Killer Instinct says no to Arcade mode for a while.
In Entertainment News: Blockbuster is ready to go under, Daredevil gets a new show on Netflix alongside Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist with a potential Defenders movie to follow, Fox wants more Wolverine, Nightwing and Wonder Woman decide to drop into the Batman vs Superman movie, the creator of Veronica Mars takes on iZombie and Guillermo Del Toro take on everything.
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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