This week in Comic Industry News (15:30) – We get a new Hulk comic, Marvel changes how they handle their digital comics service and Kevin Smith takes ahold of Batman ’66 and the Green Hornet.
In Game Industry News (27:30) – Koji Igarashi leaves Konami, GOG talks pricing, Google acquires Green Throttle Games and we wonder what that means, someone from Valve moves to Oculus and other companies get together to form an alliance against the Oculus.
In Entertainment News (55:30) – The voice of the movies Hal Douglas has passed, Evan Goldberg talks about staying true to the Preacher source material, Marc Webb says he is ready to step down after Spidey 3, the Winter Soldier is in EVERYTHING, Bryan Singer wants to Michael Bay the X-men and we hear who will be working on the next LEGO movie.
This week in Comic Industry News: Clark comes out to the world, Sandman gets delayed, we finally have a black Robin and James’ waxes philosophical about EC Comics.
In Game Industry News: Mega Man X comes back…in a way, Blizzard talks Warcraft remakes, Eidos makes more changes to Thief, Sony talks MP3 playback for the PS4 and the Humble Bundle gets a store.
In Entertainment News: Blockbuster has its final rental, CBS green lights a HIMYM spin-off, Walking Dead gets a prequel, Hugh Jackman talks about being Wolverine, Twilight comes to Jessica Jones, Drew Goddard comes to Daredevil and Seth Rogan gets his hands on a Preacher.
A very special thank you to our guest, Dan Price, for coming out to Rapture again and talking shop with us. You can find his work over at http://houndcomics.com/webcomic_masters_of_the_obvious.php and https://www.facebook.com/latexavenger
This week in Comic Industry News: Archie brings back Mega Man X, George Romero does zombies for Marvel, Grendel meets The Shadow and John Diggle comes to the Green Arrow comics.
In Video Game Industry news: Eidos-Montreal gives us the details of Deus Ex Universe, Miyamoto talks about working with western developers, Nimblebit announces Tiny Death Star, Rocksmith gets color-blind mode, Sony teams up with Extra Life, the Dualshock 4 comes to Windows and WB Games Montreal gets government support.
In Entertainment News: Chronicles of Narnia moves forward, 22 Jump Street starts filming, Sleepy Hollow is super popular, Wilfred will have its final season, Legend of Conan is a thing, Warcraft gets a date, J.J Abrams talks Star Trek, new Harry Potter films are announced, Elizabeth Olsen joins the Avengers with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, news about a new Fantastic Four film, Spider-man 3 updates, Warner Brothers CEO wants Wonder Woman on the big screen and Friday The 13th goes in a scary direction.
This week in Comic Industry News: Jeff Kinney author of Diary Of A Wimpy Kid starts a benefit to help Oklahoma libraries, Marvel Comics starts their Marvel Now! campaign, a new She-Hulk series is in the works, and the writer of the new Aquaman speaks up.
In Game Industry News: Valve announces a new operating system, controller, and console, Microsoft is watching Valve carefully, Rockstar wants to make a new Bully game, Sony is happy about western response to Vita TV, the 3ds outsells the Wii and China begins to lift their console ban.
In Entertainment News: Gotham becomes a new Fox series, Constantine gets his own series, David Goyer talks about Superman vs Batman, Dumb and Dumber To becomes a thing, Mister Rogers and Warcraft get a movie, Tom Hiddleston wants the Enchantress and Pacific Rim makes a ton of money.
Less explosions than a Michael Bay film but always more entertaining, we are: The Surly Nerd
Greetings adventurers and welcome back to our little Inn on the internet we call The Surly Nerd. As we enter into episode 15 this week we kick the news off with Level 1: Technology News where we talk about the riots and lawsuits following Apple around on the heels of the new iPhone release. We go from there to cyber attacks on banks, Valve talking about Steam for Linux, HPs CEO and Maingears all in one gaming PC.
Over in Level 2: Video Game News we cover Popcaps employees getting laid off, World of Warcraft, Google trying to understand the modern gamer, Phantasy Star Online 2, the unreleased Cabin in the Woods game, a couple new trilogy releases, some Sony news and 343s plans for Halo.
We close out our show with a heaping helping of Level 3: Entertainment news. This week we discuss Captain America being sworn in as president, Ghostbusters getting rebooted, a Spy Hunter Movie and a ton of Marvel movie news. From there we talk about the Vatican’s opinion of Promethus, what to expect in the new Sin City movie, the lawsuit over the Dark Knight shooting and close out Level 3 with Tonys rant about things Michael Bay has said recently.
We get to your questions as we get into our Drinks at the Inn segment and let you know more about the future of our show.
Grab a couple drinks and get settled in with us here on: The Surly Nerd