This week in Comic News (20:00) – GHOSTBUSTERS LEGOS!, also TMNT Legos, Tomb Raider gets a #1, Bill Watterson gets a lifetime achievement award, 30 years of Usagi Yojimbo, and Chuck Jones gets honored
In Game Industry News (40:00 ish) – Nintendo restructures, Gears moves to Microsoft, Steam lets you cancel pre-orders, ReRoll puts reality into gaming and the Room 2 will be out soon!
In Entertainment News (1:04:00) – Philip Seymour Hoffman passes, Eisenberg becomes Luthor, DC animated films get a continuity, Zachary Quinto joins Agent 47, Neill Blomkamp comes back to HALO, and J.J Abrams talks Star Wars
In Comic Industry News: The Sixth Gun is nearing it’s end, Zod appearing in Adventures of Superman, Infinity #1 sells out and what is happening to the Marvel Ultimates universe
In Game Industry News: Viacom and Sony in talks about television on Playstation, Xbox One no longer requiring a connected Kinect, Capcoms plans for the future Resident Evil games, Capcom saying that Street Fighter will not be ported to the Wii U, Satoru Iwata admitting that lack of software sales will bring about the end of the Wii U, Arkane Studios making Prey 2, a writer from Bioware leaving the studio over death threats and the IGDA considering support groups for developers who are harassed
In Entertainment News: Bryan Cranston wants to be Lex Luthor in Batman vs Superman, World War Z makes Brad Pitt a lot of money, Joseph Kosinski signing on to the Twilight Zone movie, more Loki in the Thor movie, Mark Millar talks about a X-men Fantastic Four crossover, and Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan…again
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In Technology News: Hackers hit the Bush Family, Adobes day zero emergency update, HP cracking down on student labor in China, the U.K unveiling the first bionic man, Android taking over the tablet market and the kickstarter to build a Death Star.
In Game Industry News: The Ouya business model, Activisions thoughts on the Wii U, Psychonauts 2 losing support, the fate of Final Fantasy Versus XIII, Capcom talks about Resident Evil 6 sales, and a new Obsidian Star Wars game in the works.
In Entertainment News: Venom in Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Avengers at the Oscars, Warner Brothers progress on the Justice League movie, JJ Abrams and Valve working together, Tron appearing in Wreck-It-Ralph 2, what “To Catch a Monster” is and the Nightmare on Elm Street house going up for sale.
From there we head into our Drinks at the Inn segment to close out the show so grab your favorite beverage and curl up by the fire with us here on…The Surly Nerd
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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This week on the show concludes our IN THE MONTH OF MADNESS. We start off the show with technology news, chatting about the Ouya, the Wii U browser and what’s in store for us in a post Windows 8 world. From there we move on to Level 2, Gaming news and what is going on with 38 Studios and Rhode Island. We talk about video game music, Cliffy B’s opinion on Resident evil and the Shadowgate kickstarter.
We jump into level 3: Entertainment news with some Riddick news, some more Ghostbusters 3 disappointments, Castle Wolfenstein the movie and the Lucasarts buyout. Our Drinks at the Inn segment puts this years In the Month of Madness to rest as we talk about one of our favorite horror movies of all time, Session 9.
Strap yourself in for another awesome news filled week with the crew here at: The Surly Nerd