This week in Comic Industry News: A Black Canary/Zatanna team up special, X-men gets ready for the Battle of the Atom, the internet goes crazy over the Lobo redesign, and The Green Lantern Corps desert Earth
In Game Industry News: The PS4 gets a bundle, the Playstation 4 and Xbox One will download games while you’re away, Microsoft is thinking about virtual game resale, Nintendo hates the new console game lineup, how 2Ds are made, the Wii U gets a price drop, Sony is sorry for leaking GTAV, Nordic Games talks Darksiders and the creator of Mega Man announces Mighty No. 9
In Entertainment News: Avi Arad talks about the Uncharted movie, Uwe Boll wants to make Postal 2, the voice of Rocket Raccoon and Ultron is announced, Joss tells everyone how he feels about The Empire Strikes Back, Affleck signs on for more Batfilms, Spawn gets a reboot, Kevin Spacey complains about the Entertainment industry, Chris Carter makes a new pilot for Amazon and also wants to do another X-files movie, and Sony TV wants to make an El Mariachi show and lots of people are not happy about it
This week in Comic Industry News: Digital comics to teach communication to children, Dark Horses new Firefly/Serenity comic, Justice League of America becomes Justice League Canada with Mike McKone working on it, Lobo’s new origin story, and the new Lobo character, finally Erik Larsen of Savage Dragon fame’s thoughts on profanity in comics
In Game Industry News: A Shadow of the Beast Reboot for the PS4, the Playstation 4 release date, how many games the PS4 and Xbox One will have by the end of the year, Xbox news out of Gamescom, and Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program for indie developers.
In Entertainment News: Ben Affleck becoming Batman, Scott Cooper replacing Affleck on The Stand, Detroit possibly becoming the new scene of Gotham for Batman vs. Superman, who won’t be in Days of Future Past, who might be playing Scarlet Witch in Age of Ultron, Edgar Wright discussing why Ultron isn’t in Ant-man, Star Wars filming, who is leaving Crimson Peak and Nintendo putting a stop to the Metroid film
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
This week</a> in comic book News: The voice of Mr. Freeze passes away, Orson Scott Card’s Superman adventure and the unexpected popularity of DC Villan’s comic month.
In Game Industry News: What’s new with Xbox One, John Carmack’s opinion on the new console war, Microsoft’s new community program, Sony and Nintendo’s financial reports and Nintendo’s claims that they make games and not art.
In Entertainment News: What Spider-man villain the producers of the Amazing Spider-Man love, what hero Jamie Foxx wants to play, the contenders for the new Batman on film, what DC can do to make the Flash TV series better and the spinoff’s to Dexter and Supernatural.
And this week we experiment with Drinks at the Inn in video form! Head over to http://youtu.be/K8zvRQYtLE4
This week on The Surly Nerd…
We celebrate the end of season 1 in style with the crew from Ultness in drunken party fashion.
In level 1 Entertainment News: We mourn James Gandolfini’s passing, we talk about the cutting of Mary Jane from Spider-Man 2, Downey Jr. signing on for the Avengers again, Prometheus 2 being penned, who’s working on the new Logan’s Run script, a new Cinderella movie, Terminator 5 and Locke and Key.
In Game Industry News: Playstation update destroying consoles, game sharing on steam, new Valve documentation, the Halo Reclaimer trilogy being extended, Square moving to mobile, and Nintendo’s new game policy.
We close out the show with more drunken shenanigans with Ultness in our Drinks at the Inn segment, this week on…The Surly Nerd