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.
Fruitier than a Fruit Roll up but not nearly as sticky, we are…The Surly Nerd
Greetings adventurers and welcome to episode 21 of the show. This week we open up with Technology news where we talk about Steam for Linux, NASA’s upcoming plans, the president going back to Reddit and the Microsoft gaming tablet. From there we head over to Level 2: Entertainment News where Mortal Kombat and Star Wars take center stage followed by news about the new Twilight Zone movie and Del Toro wanting to do a Justice League of monster movies.
We wrap up the show this week in Level 3: Gaming news where we cover what Capcom is up to, the financial state of several gaming companies, more video gaming prints dying and what’s going on over at Blizzard. A little talk about Seal Team Six, the Microsoft rewards program and what we think about video games that are movie tie-ins close out our broadcast.
Grab a seat, grab a drink and curl up with all of us here at…The Surly Nerd
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Greetings adventurers and welcome to episode 14 of our little show. We have a super-mega-ultra packed show for you this week, starting off with Level One: Technology News. In level one we cover everything from Valves new hardware, to Microsofts wearable xbox controller. We finish up level one with some Wii U news, HPs smartphones and a new tech lobby group in Washington.
From there we move on to Level Two: Entertainment News where we cover everything from Gremlins to Looney Tunes. As we jump into comic movie news we touch on Batman, Thor and Guardians of the Galaxay then chat a bit about Boondock Saints III, the Castlevania movie and how London is handling rude people at the cinema. We move from there to Level 3: Video Game News where we talk about the ARMA developers being arrested, where the Wii U is sold out already, Microsofts long term plan for the HALO franchise and a ton of Tokyo Game Show goodness for your ears. We close up level 3 with the humble indy bundle before we wrap the show up all together with our Drinks at the Inn segment.
So grab a drink and settle in by the fire once again adventurers for another episode of: The Surly Nerd
It’s dangerous to go alone take this: Episode 2. This week we discuss Nintendo’s announced 3DS XL, awesome summer movies, and answer some listener questions. So come, stay a while and listen.