This week on The Surly Nerd…
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.
Not nearly as hydrating as water but at least as bland, we are…The Surly Nerd
We open up episode 22 with technology news, discussing Warner Brothers new television app, Google’s new terms and conditions, and a research paper suggesting that people who torrent music are more prone to buy it. From there we move on to level 2, game industry news where we fill you in as to why GTA Vice City was pulled from Steam recently, how much Black Ops made in 24 hours, how many people have finished HALO 4 and what Valve is working on outside of Steam.
Wrapping up the show this week is level 3, entertainment news where we go into the new X-men film, Tarantino talking about retirement, when the new Spider Man is being made, a DEUS EX movie and what Ben Affleck is doing with The Stand. We end the show on a high note discussing some more Star Wars rumors and what types of Video Game levels we hate in our Drinks at the Inn segment.
Grab a drink and curl up by the fire with your MP3 player with all of us here at…The Surly Nerd