Greetings adventurers and welcome to episode 37 of…The Surly Nerd
This week we have a new show format as our studio is full up with guests Dan Price and Bonn Adame of the webcomics series Masters of the Obvious. In our first segment we talk about if augmented reality is should be important to our everyday lives. In game industry talk we chat about the future of always on DRM and in entertainment news we cover why comic book movies are important to us and what the future holds for them.
We close up the show with a special Drinks at the Inn about the life of an independent comic book artist is like so grab a snack and curl up on the couch with all of us here on…The Surly Nerd
This week on…The Surly Nerd
In Technology News: Feeling bionic hands, NASAs new space division, Google Glass, Chromebook Pixel, the new Google store and Nevada allowing online gambling.
In Game Industry News: The upcoming Xbox event, DayZ on Steam, IGN and Activision layoffs, what PS4 WON’T support, Bungie putting off Destiny’s release, and the Connecticut senator trying to ban minors from playing gun games.
In Entertainment News: Star Wars episode VIIs focus, An Old Republic movie?, more talk about the Deus Ex movie, Captain America becoming a political thriller, Bryan Singer talks up Days of Future Past, the Fantastic Four reboot, DC retelling how Batman and Superman meet, ABC wanting a Once Upon a Time spinoff and Megan Fox signing on to the TMNT movie.
All this, and a filling Drinks at the Inn segment on this weeks…The Surly Nerd
This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Technology News: PS4 & Xbox 720 specs, The White House responding to the Death Star proposal, Microsofts IllumiRoom, Steambox running Linux and the death of Aaron Swartz.
In Entertainment News: Guillermo del Toro on In the Mountains of Madness, Tons of S.H.I.E.L.D news, Goyer discussing the Man of Steel, The Call of Duty movie and how the U.S postal service treats Netflix.
In Game Industry News: THQs assets being sold off, The Free Gaming bundle, Cyberpunk 2077, Sonys new web based way to buy their products, EVO 2013 and charity, Southington’s protest against violent games and the new Lego Marvel game.
We close out the show this week with Drinks at the Inn where the majority of our boozing takes place and we get sassy talking about comic books we have been reading and what we recommend and don’t to you…because we care.
Grab a drink and curl up with us here at…The Surly Nerd
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This week we open up the show with Technology News, breaking in our lawsuit” in progress buzzer with a lawsuit against Yelp. We talk about how Playdom has found success with their Avengers game, people going to the moon for vacation and how Spotify is doing worldwide. From there we head over to level 2: entertainment news where we chat about HIMYM, Kevin Smiths retirement plans, what Del Toro is ACTUALLY up to these days and more Ghostbusters rumors. We finish off level 3 with Tron and all the
Marvel movie news you want to hear.
In level 3: gaming industry news we cover 343s new tournament for Halo 4, Journey being up for a Grammy, I (James) gush about how much I love the Legacy of Kain series while Tony listens and we wrap-up with Minecraft sales numbers more THQ bundle news and the Ouya shipping date. Finally, in our Drinks at the Inn we cover the VGAs!
Sit back and relax with the sultry tones of…The Surly Nerd
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It’s week 3 of our “IN THE MONTH OF MADNESS!”. We have a hell of a show lined for you this week. After our prologue segment we head into level 1: Technology news where we discuss a wide range of topics from Twitter censorship to child labor in China for the Wii U to the moving of Pirate Bay from physical servers to the cloud. A little talk about a next generation Sony move controller ends level one and leads us into level 2: Gaming industry news.
We start off this week with some more Mechwarrior Online and Prey 2 news. We chat a bit about the Nintendo Wii U touchscreen controller and where you can go with it and about the future of the Old Republic. We wrap up level 2 talking about layoffs at Lionshead and then it’s just a hop, skip and a jump into level 3: Entertainment news.
In level 3 we go over how well Walking Dead did its first week on the air in a year, talk about the direction of the new Marvel movie properties. We chat about what the Dark Knight producer thinks about the Avengers, where the He-Man and James Bond films are going. We close up the week talking about the Kickstarter for the movie The Goon and then in our Drink at the Inn segment we talk ALL about how amazing Creepshow is and why you should love it!
Grab a drink, toss your earbuds in and settle in with all of us here at: The Surly Nerd