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
This week in Comic Industry News: The future of the new 52, X-men deals with “No More Humans”, The Infinity Gauntlet is back and Archie Comics keeps being amazing
In Game Industry News: A new wave of layoffs at CCP, Fez hits 1 million, the PS4 becomes the largest console launch…EVER, Wasteland 2 hits STEAM and Fallout 4 becomes a thing
In Entertainment News: The Terminator reboot gets a title and we find out who is playing Sarah Connor, Simon Pegg joins the Monty Python cast and talks about why he’s not in in Ant-Man and finally – Iceland tries to cut funding for movies and why that matters to you
Warning — In the prelude, Tony spoils the Dr. Who 50th special and this weeks Sons of Anarchy
This week in Comic Industry News: Warner Brothers wins over Superman, Warren Ellis goes straight for the Moon, things get serious when another X-men comes out, and DC pulls out of Harley Quinn.
In Game Industry News: The UK gets a PS bundle. Carmack leaves ID, Black Mesa heads to steam proper and Telltale sits on the iron throne.
In Entertainment News: Sandman rumors abound, Sony talks more Spider-man, Norman Reedus enters the Crow, The Flash gets his own pilot, Fox works on a Tolken biopic, and Darabont shits all over the Walking Dead.
This week in Comic Industry News: Marvel settles over Ghost Rider rights, Geoff Johns Leaves Aquaman, and DC Comics apologizes.
In Game Industry News: New Deus Ex and Hitman trademarks, Xbox’s new domain name, Steam family sharing, Playstation vs Microsoft hardware specs, Sony’s new Vita TV, Free-to-play Soul Calibur, and David Cage’s thoughts on indy titles.
In Entertainment News: Jack Black gets Goosebumps, more Harry Potter on the big screen, 5th Element sequels, Star Wars spinoffs, Ant-man vs the DCU, Vin Diesel talks about his work with Marvel, the villains of Amazing Spider-Man 2, a Locke & Key movie, John Oliver returning to Community and an American Psycho television series.
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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