This week on The Surly Nerd…
We celebrate the end of season 1 in style with the crew from Ultness in drunken party fashion.
In level 1 Entertainment News: We mourn James Gandolfini’s passing, we talk about the cutting of Mary Jane from Spider-Man 2, Downey Jr. signing on for the Avengers again, Prometheus 2 being penned, who’s working on the new Logan’s Run script, a new Cinderella movie, Terminator 5 and Locke and Key.
In Game Industry News: Playstation update destroying consoles, game sharing on steam, new Valve documentation, the Halo Reclaimer trilogy being extended, Square moving to mobile, and Nintendo’s new game policy.
We close out the show with more drunken shenanigans with Ultness in our Drinks at the Inn segment, this week on…The Surly Nerd
This week on…The Surly Nerd
After the prelude we head into Level 1: Comic Industry News where we talk about the new Sons of Anarchy comic, what it takes to write Batman: Year Zero, how the new all girl X-men title is doing, a new symbiote for the Venom series and a court battle over Ghost Rider
In Level 2: Game Industry News – Ubisofts plans for Assassins Creed, Zelda and DLC, developers thoughts on the PS4, how well the PS4’s pre-sales are doing and how the PS4 will handle game restrictions. We also discuss FFXV and Kingdom Hearts on the Xbox alongside E3 calling the cops on the Ouya and George Lucas’ opinions on the next generation of games
In Level 3: Entertainment News we debate phase 3 of Marvels movies, a new Terminator film, how well Superman did at the movies, who is tackling the new Tomb Raider movie, Michael Bay destroying another franchise, the newest news for everything Star Wars related and how Gene Wilder feels about the remake of Willy Wonka
We close up shop as always with a bit of a rant during our Drinks at the Inn segment so grab yourself a beverage and curl up by your mp3 player for this weeks episode of…The Surly Nerd
After the Prelude we head into Level 1, Comic Industry News where we discuss: DC Comics villain month, the new Batman black and white series, Deadpool figures and taco trucks and DC making kids with cancer feel like the heroes they are.
In Level 2: Comic Industry News: Archie comics as a movie, a new FABLES screenwriter, some rehash of last weeks news because James had been drinking, Del Toro in Guardians of the Galaxy, Joss Whedon talking about Downey Jr, Iron Man 3 making the top 5 highest grossing films of all time and J.J Abrams developing Rod Serling’s final script.
In level 3: Game Industry News : War for Nosgoth rants, Konami’s pre-E3 announcements, Shadows of the Eternals restarting their Kickstarter, an unofficial port of Vampire Smile released, Deus Ex on tablets, Halo Spartan assaults on Windows phones, Lionheads Fable remake and OMGPOPs celebration.
We close out with our E3 predictions during Drinks at the Inn as we end our 50th episode of…The Surly Nerd
This week on…The Surly Nerd
We throw away our usual level system because we are coming to you from COMICPALOOZA!
In the news (with a live audience) we discuss: Amazon’s new fan fiction publishing program, A child being told he can’t be a superhero on his playground, some Ghostbusters 3 news, some Days of Future past news, a Time Cop reboot, who in Square Enix is leaving now, Sony’s new financial decisions, Gamestop’s stalk after Xbox One announcement, Atari auctioning off their IP’s and some big EA and Unity news. We also chat at length about the Xbox One.
Our Drinks at the Inn this week is a recap of all the things that happened at Comicpalooza on top of some very special interviews we got for all you Adventurers out there so grab a drink and kick back with all of us exhausted hosts on this weeks…The Surly Nerd
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This week on…The Surly Nerd:
In level 1, Comic Industry News: Masters of the Universe vs DC, Deadpool giving away money, Angela as part of the Marvel U, Code Monkey Save World and Spider-man’s new costume.
In level 2, Entertainment News: Thief of Always, Community renewed, the plot of The Crow, Simon Pegg’s opinion of the new Star Wars movies, where Episode VII will be filmed, Paramount selling off their Marvel licenses, the fate of the Avengers cast, and Kevin Feige’s advice for DC’s JLA movie.
In level 3, Game Industry News: The new Xbox’s name, Xbox’s opinions about being “always online”, how Sony feels about being “always online” with their new console, new Star Wars domains registered, the head of EA sports selling his stock, dealing with multiplayer in the new Wolfenstein, WOW subscription losses, Half Life 2’s newest update, and how Microsoft and Sony will be approaching the next generation of gaming.
We wrap up the week with a discussion about television viewer entitlement in our Drinks at the Inn segment, so grab a seat and settle in with all of here on…The Surly Nerd