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In Technology News: Sony’s restructuring to make a profit, Samsung’s new mini tablet, Windows 8 making a bad move and the TSA no longer wanting us to be naked for them.
In Game Industry News: The ARMA developers being released (finally!), Obama calling for more video game violence studies, Monster Hunter 4 for Vita, Too Human leaving the Xbox Marketplace, Gas Powered Games layoffs, and Halo 2 on PC closing its doors.
In Entertainment News: New news on a Gremlins reboot, A new Conan movie with the Governator himself, what’s going on with the new Terminator film, Warner Brothers trademarking new Batman Arkham names, product placement in Iron man 3, Emma Stone in a del Toro horror film, what the South Park gang is up to now and we close it out with what new Cartoon Network shows are coming to Netflix.
By adventurer request this week our Drinks at the Inn segment is about games from the 80s to 1999 that we loved so grab a drink and stay a while and listen to all of us here on…The Surly Nerd
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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
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This week on the show concludes our IN THE MONTH OF MADNESS. We start off the show with technology news, chatting about the Ouya, the Wii U browser and what’s in store for us in a post Windows 8 world. From there we move on to Level 2, Gaming news and what is going on with 38 Studios and Rhode Island. We talk about video game music, Cliffy B’s opinion on Resident evil and the Shadowgate kickstarter.
We jump into level 3: Entertainment news with some Riddick news, some more Ghostbusters 3 disappointments, Castle Wolfenstein the movie and the Lucasarts buyout. Our Drinks at the Inn segment puts this years In the Month of Madness to rest as we talk about one of our favorite horror movies of all time, Session 9.
Strap yourself in for another awesome news filled week with the crew here at: The Surly Nerd
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Welcome to week 2 of our “In the Month of Madness”. We keep the best month in the world rolling with our Prologue where we sing the praises of the shows we’ve been watching. We head from there into Level 1: Gaming news where we cover NPD numbers, what that means for the gaming industry at large and how important Darkstalkers and Mechwarrior Online is to James. A little chatting about THQ studios, Halo 4 being leaked and some mobile gaming happens and we wrap up level 1 with a special segment you’ll just have to hear to enjoy.
In level 2 entertainment news we talk a bunch about the state of Marvels next slate of movies, Gears of War getting launched again and the state of Universal and Matel franchise remakes. We question how important Ridley Scotts sequels and prequels are before we head into our drinks at the inn segment. We wrap up the show there with week 2 of In the Month of Madness where we cover Killer Klowns from Outer Space and tell you whats next in line for all of you to watch as we continue celebrating Halloween.
Strap yourselves in for one hell of a ride for this weeks: The Surly Nerd
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This week on The Surly Nerd we kick off our “In the Month of Madness”. We start off with technology news where we chat a bit about Microsoft, Redbox, Google and all about Apple. We move from there to level 2: video game news where there is some talk about plans for the next Xbox, why people are leaving Bioware, and Cliffy B leaving Epic Games. We close level 2 with some Halo 4 News and why Halo Wars bombed in Bungies eyes.
In level 3: entertainment news we start off with a dash of comics news. We chat a bit about what’s going on with the Fox Marvel movies, the new Superman movie and the Wizard of Oz. We close out the week with our first In the Month of Madness movie, Hellraiser where we talk all about why we love that film and franchise so very much.
Grab a drink or two, pull out your favorite puzzle box and listen to us rant your ears off on this weeks: The Surly Nerd