About Hokan Lo

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. Meet the Nerd Reactor Team

Fanmade Futurama in realistic CG is mindblowing


Russian 3D artist Alexey Zakharov created this amazing 30-second 3D animation test of the world in Matt Groening’s Futurama. Using a variety of software that includes 3DSMax, Adobe Photoshop, Nuke and After Effects, Zakaharov creates an absolutely beautiful rendition of New New York complete with a very different look for Planet Express’s iconic spaceship. Take … Continue reading

AX 2014: Production I.G news roundup


We checked in to Production I.G panel this year to see what new titles they have in store for the fans. For the uninitiated, Production I.G. is behind some of the most iconic animes of all time; their portfolio includes the influential Ghost in the Shell and last year’s massive phenomenon Attack on … Continue reading

AX 2014: Kill la Kill’s Ami Koshimizu and Ryoka Yuzuki’s Excellent Panel Adventure


When we’re talking about panels, Anime Expo’s LP1 is probably the equivalent of Comic-Con’s famous Hall H. Reserved for AX’s most popular panels, it can accompany around 2,000 attendees. A long line usually forms just outside the hall that stretches as far as the eye as see. That’s a lot … Continue reading

Persona 4 Arena The Ultimax DLC Character will be free for one week after release in NA and SA


Shoryuken reports that Tohru Adachi, antagonist and newly announced character for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, will be for free for one week after the game’s official release in North and South American territories. Afterwards, he will have to be bought. No word on his pricing yet, but to ensure you can … Continue reading

Perfume announces 3rd World Tour that includes first US appearance


J-pop fans, this one is for you! Electropop band Perfume announced their third world tour with two of them being held in the United States for the first time! You may have heard some of their songs like “Monochrome Effect” in American Dad and most recently “Polyrhythm” n Cars 2. Produced by Capsule … Continue reading

E3 2014: ATLUS dips in a little bit of everything


ATLUS always has a large presence at E3, and we’re not talking booth size. The past few years, ATLUS has occupied the attendee badges featuring Catherine, Dragon’s Crown and this year, a beary familiar bear we all love, Teddie! We toured ATLUS USA’s booth to get a sneak peek of … Continue reading

Team Fortress 2’s official short film is both charming and cryptic


I absolutely adore Valve’s Meet the Team series. Quirky, tongue-in-cheek, and full of Easter eggs, they add plenty of personality into Team Fortress 2’s character classes. It demonstrates the incredible potential for animated features from Valve’s animation team that I’d wish they just make a TF2 movie already! Kind of like a … Continue reading

E3 2014: Guilty Gear Xrd- SIGN hands-on preview


We got down and dirty with the PlayStation 4 version of Arc System Works’s newest 2.5D fighting game, Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-. The build we were able to play at E3 had all fourteen playable characters from the arcade version out in the Japan currently, even the boss character, Ramlethal Valentine, herself. When … Continue reading

E3 2014: PlatinumGames brings a new action exclusive to XBOX one


Hideki Kamiya took to the stage at Xbox’s press conference to unveil PlatinumGames new Xbox One exclusive title, Scalebound, to the world. The CG trailer features a lone swordsman that bear an odd resemblance to another demon slaying character that Kamiya has previously worked on except this time, complete with … Continue reading

E3 2014: Tom Clancy’s The Division gets a new MP trailer


During Microsoft’s Press conference today, Ubisoft showed off a five minute multiplayer trailer of The Division. It shows off a group of players capturing a base of operations from a rival faction. The trailer showcases the game’s augmented HUD and interacts with elements of the environment. It was announced with “Coming … Continue reading

Rise of Incarnates goes into Alpha testing tomorrow


Namco Bandai’s newly unveiled 2-on-2 fighting game, Rise of Incarnates, will start its first alpha test tomorrow. Players who signed on the official website have already begun receiving their codes. A new gameplay trailer was also released on YouTube yesterday detailing some of the game’s systems. As an avid player of the Gundam … Continue reading