What can past gaming failures tell us about the future of gaming?
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we head right into the weekly raid (our news roundup).
Kicking things off this week, Half Life is finally coming back but not in a way that has everyone hyped. Cyberpunk is opening up about their upcoming multiplayer and we dive into horror with a new James Wan film and Renfield getting his own movie for the very first time.
Also this week, Elric has finally been picked up for the small screen and The Maxx is making a comeback in a huge way. We wrap up this news this week talking about the upcoming Master of the Universe crossover and why the nominations for this years Game Awards are so controversial.
Our Boss Room this week is about failed gaming technology and what it can tell us about the Stadia and various VR devices.
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Valve’s new ratings could affect you!
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we head into comics where Kate Bishop (Hawkeye) is getting her own new awesome series! We also talk about the upcoming “Postal” project and how the new comic Surgeon X might be more than just a comic book…
In games, Lash brings us the news that the 76ers just purchased an e-sports team and feels justified. We also talk about the PS Vita’s life some before closing out with the Girl Scouts getting game design badges (we’re jealous).
Over in the world of entertainment, Netflix wants to make 50% of its content original, but do we want that? We also break down Jamie Lee Curtis getting to direct an episode of Scream Queens and talk about how Disney sees “Rouge One” versus how we see it.
Our epilogue this week is about how the Steam ratings are changing and what that means for you. 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! (email@example.com!)
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