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Hokan Lo is a contributing writer and photographer for Nerd Reactor. He likes Pizza Butts and Mello Yellow. You can contact him on twitter @colorinlive. <a href="">Meet the Nerd Reactor Team</a>

Paragon Preview Day (first impressions)

Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games are more popular than ever with a fast-expanding player base and more companies looking to expand into this nearly saturated genre. Epic Game wants

McDonald’s Japan’s new animated ad is heartwarming

McDonald’s Japan is looking for part-timers, and what a better way to communicate to the younguns than with anime! Collaborating with Studio Colorido (who also recently did an excellent Puzzle &

Root for your favorite college at the Collegiate Colosseum eSports event

With the rise of eSports, colleges and universities are beginning to look into their own college-level competition. The TeSPA will be bringing some of that excitement and hype here by hosting

Kizumonogatari Part I: Tekketsu (anime review)

When Bakemonogatari first came out in 2009, it was a fresh of breath air that both satirized the genre and exploited its own self-awareness into a truly unique piece of

Riot Games acquires Radiant Entertainment

Riot Games, the company behind the wildly popular MOBA, League of Legends, announced today that they’ve acquired Radiant Entertainment, an indie studio from Los Altos, California. This marks the first

Blizzard reveals Overwatch open beta and release dates

Some of you may be jealous of your friend playing in closed beta of Overwatch right now. Well, be jealous no further as Blizzard is taking the game to the next

Final Fantasy’s Piano Opera US shows delayed until September

Bad news for fans looking forward to the performance of PIANO OPERA: music from Final Fantasy next week. Due to some issues with the performance visas for the Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS review)

The Final Fantasy franchise has seen its reach in just about every console since the NES. And jumping into the middle of it all sounds quite daunting for the uninitiated.

Leonardo slices up baddies in new trailer for Mutants in Manhattan

Activision serves us up a brand new trailer for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action game, Mutants in Manhattan, featuring the leader of the gang, Leonardo. PlatinumGames has the sword-wielding

Anime Los Angeles 2016 cosplay photo gallery

This past weekend, Nerd Reactor was on hand to give you another great cosplay music video. Anime Los Angeles made its biggest change since its inception by moving from the

Lupe Fiasco could possibly face Daigo Umehara in Street Fighter V

The Internet is a beautiful thing. It puts us in touch with the celebrities we once thought were beyond the common population. Last night, the game lineup announcement took place

Pikachu talks in new Great Detective Pikachu trailer

Pokemon Company Japan finally gives us a first look at the little-known detective Pokemon game teased some time ago and it’s excellent. Now Detective Pikachu: Birth of a New Duo is revealed to

Surprise! Mighty No. 9 delayed for third time, Inafune apologizes

It’s been a tumultuous ride for Mighty No. 9’s development, but it seems Beck will again miss his debut in February. The Kickstarter darling that took video game crowdfunding by

Kylo Ren makes his Undercover Boss debut on SNL

Adam Driver’s been making quite the buzz lately for himself. The actor recently hosted the recent Saturday Night Live and boy is it a riot. Reprising his role as Kylo Ren, Driver

World of Final Fantasy’s new trailer will smother you with cuteness

Japan’s annual Jump Festa event was just held this past weekend and along with it came a myriad of new game trailers, one of which is the adorable miniatures in

5 reasons to get excited for Overwatch

Last week after several months of beta testing, Blizzard shelved the Overwatch servers for the holidays to prepare for the next phase of beta testing early next year. I was fortunate

PSX 2015: Epic Games reveals its epic MOBA with Paragon

During the Playstation Experience Keynote, the final game to be revealed was a brand new IP from veteran game studio Epic simply titled Paragon. Currently only planned for PS4 and PC,

PSX 2015: Square Enix surprises us with new footage of Final Fantasy VII remake

Square Enix and Sony opened up the PlayStation Experience keynote with a doozy. Brand new footage of the highly anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake were revealed at the PSX Keynote

Gegege no Kitaro Manga creator passes away at 93

You may not know who Shigeru Mizuki is, but you’ve probably seen hints of his influence in many modern titles. On November 11th, Kitaro fell and injured his head and

J.J. Abrams promises Star Wars: The Force Awaken won’t be dominated by lens flares

During a “Celebrity Nerd Off” at the Montclair Film Festival, J.J. Abrams joined now late-night host Stephen Colbert for a conversation about Abram’s career. The two hit it off pretty