Movies, Comics, Gaming and more on this weeks…Age of the Surly Nerd!
Is this the Ouya end times?
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude we jump into comics, telling you why you should pick up the new Humble Bundle, we find out who is working on the new Drax series and go into Frank Miller coming back to The Dark Knight. We close up level one going over the new “female focused Transformers” any why it’s simultaneously a great thing and a horrible thing to happen to comic books.
The Video Game Industry highlights this week are about state of the Ouya as well as the state of MMO’s and why they are a dying art. We also cover the newest Kickstarter success by the Banjo-Kazooie and close up level two with a comprehensive discussion about the Steam “paid mods” store. Our Entertainment news highlights include: The Universal movie monster shared universe, a remake of the Cube horror franchise, and the legal action Hollywood is taking against Torrent sites. Our entertainment topic of the week is about advertising over-saturation and what that means to us.
Our epilogue this week is about Konami and what their recent decisions mean to the global gaming market at large. As always, we appreciate all our adventurers who listen to our show every week and we look forward to your feedback on what we discuss! (firstname.lastname@example.org!)
Grab a drink and settle on in for this weeks action packed episode of…The Surly Nerd
Episode 135: Age Of The Surly Nerd
In Comic Industry News – Humble Bundle, Drax, Frank Miller’s Dark Knight, Female Transformers
In Game Industry News – Ouya failing, MMO’s, Yooka-Laylee, Steam Paid Mod Store
In Entertainment News – Universal Movie Monsters, Cube remake, Hollywood vs Torrents, media over-saturation
Epilogue – The fall of Konami
Some people are O.K. paying for horse armor
Read about the things we love to talk about!
Check out the Ouya: https://www.ouya.tv/
Learn about the HUmble Bundle!: https://www.humblebundle.com/
Video Game Food!…: http://www.gourmetgaming.co.uk/
Why is it so great to be a geek? We tell you that and more on this weeks…THE SURLY NERD
Is Lucifer ready for prime time television?
Greetings adventurers, it’s an all new episode of The Surly Nerd! What an amazing fun-filled show we have for you this week. We kick things off in the Prelude where we go over the new fall shows that have launched and specifically the things we hate about the show GOTHAM. From there we head into Level 1: Comic Industry News where we tackle the Spider-woman issue one more time, lightly seasoned with the shit Fox News is saying to degrade women and we close out Level 1 with a talk about DRM-free comics and what that means to you, the consumer.
In Game Industry News, we discuss Square-Enix’s new cloud gaming solution called SHINRA and how they are trying to take control of the future of gaming. From there we chat a little bit about the Oculus Rift and their deal with UNITY as well as UNITY’s partnership with Sony. Level 2 ends with a little talk about Playstation TV, what it is and when it is going to be launching. In Entertainment News we talk about the Deadpool announcement and what a PG-13 rating REALLY means to Hollywood. DC enters the scene here as rumors are abound about a Suicide Squad movie and a new Lucifer television show that is going to be made over at FOX. Things get crazy when we talk about what Dan Aykroid wants to do with the Ghostbusters franchise and then we bounce right into the Epilogue where we tell you why it’s such a great time to be a geek.
Grab a drink and settle on in for this weeks action packed episode of…The Surly Nerd!
Episode 107: Lucifer Has Risen; Gotham Sucks: Summary
In Comic Industry News – Spider-woman, Fox news and DRM in comics
In Game Industry News – SE makes SHINRA, Unity in both Oculus and Playstation and Playstation TV
In Entertainment News – Deadpool, Suicide Squad, Lucifer and Ghostbusters
Epilogue – Why it’s great to be a geek
This is the face we made while watching GOTHAM
Read about the things we love to talk about!
More about Vertigo’s Lucifer here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucifer_(DC_Comics)
What is Playstation TV ?: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayStation_TV
Time to whip up some tortilla soup!: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/chicken-tortilla-soup-recipe.html
I think the title speaks for itself, but this week J comes back and like Godzilla of yore – wrecks shop in all the best ways, all over our show.
In Comic Industry news (22:00) – Sandman gets delayed, Tank Girl comes back and Batman turns 75.
In Game Industry News (56:00)- Square Enix goes back to basics, Ubisoft wants your money yearly, more Valve goes to Oculus, Nintendo wants Unity on 3DS, and the Ouya gets rid of free to play.
In Entertainment News (1:50:00)- Old man Avengers, Chris Evans ready to quit, free movie tickets for all, 4DX, more Harry Potter films, and Prometheus 2 moves forward.
This week in Comic Industry News: One of the greats, Nick Cardy has passed away, Marvel tells us all about the new X-Force, a new Ms. Marvel comic is about to be launched, and Vertigo launches The Royals: Masters of War.
In Game Industry News: Nintendo tells us how well the are doing in Japan and how they see their future, Final Fantasy 14 makes Square a lot of money, Microsoft gives indy developers Unity, and Killer Instinct says no to Arcade mode for a while.
In Entertainment News: Blockbuster is ready to go under, Daredevil gets a new show on Netflix alongside Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist with a potential Defenders movie to follow, Fox wants more Wolverine, Nightwing and Wonder Woman decide to drop into the Batman vs Superman movie, the creator of Veronica Mars takes on iZombie and Guillermo Del Toro take on everything.
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In Technology News: More Google glass laws, Amazons government contract, more smart watches on the horizon, mind reading headphones, and the future of condoms.
In Game Industry News: Final Fantasy XIII Versus/XV, A new Mega Man game, the re-release of Ducktails for NES and Dungeons and Dragons the arcade game, Unity on PS4 and what else Sony has in the works to make the PS4 a must have console.
In Entertainment News: Ryan Reynolds on Deadpool and the JLA, Chris O’Dowd in Thor, Joss Wheadon reacting to the end of Iron Man 3, we talk the Riddick trailer and no more James Bond for a few more years and how happy Harrison Ford is about a new Star Wars.
Wrap it all up with a heated Drinks at the Inn and you have one hell of an episode of…The Surly Nerd.