This week on The Surly Nerd…
After a mighty fine prelude we head into level 1, Game Industry News where we discuss: The Nintendo Direct lineup, THQ’s properties for sale, Capcom’s excuses for their sales, 2Ks new direction for the XCOM shooter, EAs class action lawsuit and what EA games are closing down on Facebook.
In Entertainment News: X-box reviving HEROES, what is in store for the new Star Wars movies, The Crow casting news, we debate the remake of Weird Science and talk about the sequel to 21 Jump Street as well as Seth MacFarlane at the Oscars and Expendables 3.
Level 3 is comic industry news where we talk about: The death of Robert Morales, all the news related to Superman’s 75th anniversary, what is going on with the Jokers daughter, Kevin Eastman working on a solo Turtles book and Amazons new comic creator program.
We enter into round 2 of the “Is Superman relevant” debate as we close out this weeks…The Surly Nerd
This week on…The Surly Nerd
In Gaming Industry News: LucasArts and SEGA studios closures, Deadpool layoffs pre-game release, EA voted worst company in America for the second year, Doom in development hell and new Xbox rumors.
In Entertainment News: Roger Ebert’s pasting, the expanding cast of Crimson Peak, Trainspotting 2, S.H.I.E.L.D and X-men news, who’s NOT onboard for JLA, a Black Hole remake and a new Star Wars animated series wrapping with information about the Once Upon a Time Spinoff and Vikings getting another season.
In Comic Industry News: Carmine Infantino’s passing, The “new” Robin, DCs We Can Be Heroes campaign, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund documentary as well as who the new members of their board are. Punk Rock Jesus’ trade book, a new Carnage series, and Dredd gets a Muslim judge.
We settle in for a discussion about Superman’s relevance in modern society and we close up this week episode of…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
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Welcome to episode 13 of our little show and what a show we have for you this week. After our prelude segment we drive into Level 1 – Technology News where we talk all about the things Apple and Google are up to these days with a little Valve and Zynga discussion tossed in for good measure. From there we head over to Level 2: Entertainment news, talking about everything from Y: The last man to Transformers 4 to Joe Hills Horns movie adaptation.
Level 3: Video Game News is the meat of our show this week with some Sony Wonderbook news, EA wanting to buy out Valve, Gamestop wanting the Ouya and a TON of Wii U talk. We close out this week with a very brief Drinks at the Inn segment as we get ready for next week.
Sit back, grab a drink or two and enjoy the ravings of a couple of geeky Mad Men here, on the Surly Nerd
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This week we change things up a little starting off with our new Prelude segment where we discuss what we are currently watching and playing. From there we head over to Level 1: Video Game News and go over the great Zynga lawsuit of 2012,<wbr> Microsoft denying the “new” Xbox and the rising world of digital media in the video game marketplace. </wbr>
In level two we touch on tech news from Valve expanding to more than just video games,<wbr> Android vs Apple and if anyone ACTUALLY cares about the mars landing. In level three we have a heaping helping of entertainment news from Sin City 2 to the H+ digital series (with the obligatory super hero news inbetween) and finally we close out the show with Drinks at the Inn. </wbr>
All that and more on this weeks: The Surly Nerd. Stay a while and listen!