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Genevieve LeBlanc is a contributing writer for NerdReactor.com and lives in snowy Canada.
Posts by Genevieve LeBlanc
A local comic book and geekery store in Ottawa, Ontario has, among other retailers, decided not to shelve author Orson Scott Card’s controversial Adventures of Superman anthology due to the author’s extremely vocal opposition to equal rights for homosexuals. Owner of The Comic Book Shoppe 2, Rob More >
It seems as though Christmas has come early! Publisher THQ is giving away free copies of their title Metro 2033 for PC in exchange for Facebook likes in an effort to promote the game’s sequel, Metro: Last Light. A key can be unlocked via this link.
Metro 2033 is a first-person shooter with More >
Every now and then an article will pop up about sexual harassment in the geek community; we have all seen them. Be it harassment in online gaming or at conventions, hundreds have weighed in on the topic. Blame has been cast on all sides and solutions of varying viability have been suggested. But More >
UK audio company RHA has recently released a new set of noise isolating aluminium earphones, the RHA MA-350. I’m normally more of an over-ear headphone type, but after spending a few weeks with these earbuds RHA has me thoroughly converted.
These sleek earphones have a simple and elegant look, and More >
If my time on the internet has taught me anything it’s that the online community has an unfaltering love for two things: funny cats and zombies. And whenever two things peak in popularity someone somewhere is bound to perform a proverbial fusion dance hoping to create a singularity of awesomeness. More >
Dishonored is a stealth action-adventure game from Arkane Studios and Bethesda Softworks hitting shelves this October 9th, and I am so excited.
Despite winning over 50 awards at E3, the game hasn’t received a whole lot of attention despite looking totally awesome. You play as Corvo Attano, once More >
You know what the world doesn’t need? Yet another dark re-imagining of classic Brothers Grimm fairytales. And yet on June 1st, 2012 North America saw the release of Snow White and the Huntsman, which will be coming out on Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday, September 11th. The movie stars Kristen More >
This past August 3rd-5th saw a unique invasion in the streets of Montreal as geeks and cosplayers flocked to La Palais du Congres for the 6th annual Otakuthon anime convention with Nerd Reactor writers in tow. The convention, which was started up by the Concordia University’s anime club, averages More >
Back in March it was announced that scalping, which was originally planned as a feature, had been removed from the up-and-coming Assassin’s Creed III. Even before the announcement was made there had been some developed discussion online about whether or not scalping should be present in the title. More >
Very few creative minds in the world of television are adored as fanatically or studied as thoroughly as Joss Whedon. Scholars flock to his work, exploring hundreds of topics in the Whedonverse from all angles; was Willow and Tara’s homosexual relationship on Buffy The Vampire Slayer a brave rally More >
Hulk smash! The first annual Ottawa Comiccon may only be half over, but Nerd Reactor is already bringing you a taste of the convention that’s been blowing expectations to pieces in Canada’s capital. The Incredible Hulk himself, Lou Ferrigno was kind enough to give us a moment of his time at his More >
There are few things more satisfying than being pleasantly surprised by something that you genuinely thought was going to suck.
As I sat down to watch In Time, which comes out on DVD Tuesday and stars Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried, my expectations were low. Apart from being an *Nsync fan More >
Today, Stan Lee gave a live and global webcast with host Gene Simmons from the Sundance Film Festival to promote his biographical documentary which will be screening at the festival this year. Fans could submit questions in 53 languages while also getting live subtitles in any of those languages More >
League of Legends has been taking gamers by storm since its beta opened in 2009, and its player base doubled between August and November of last year. Now toting millions of players per day, the RTS has turned to resolving a disadvantage for a large portion of their player population: their method More >
There are two types of horror movies that are equally entertaining for different reasons: those that make you pee your pants with terror and those that make you pee your pants with laughter. Unfortunately, Don’t Go In The Woods is neither kind of horror movie; the film is both too serious to be More >
It seems that a combined forty years of special effects experience doesn’t prevent you from making a mistake every now and then, as Mythbusters hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage were reminded December 6th, 2011.
The Mythbusters team, who were testing the effectiveness of different projectiles More >
The Invisible Wall.
Go on any gaming forum and you will be able to find countless posts cursing video game developers for “ruining their immersion.” Hell, Cracked.com even has an article raging about it.
“Why can’t I shatter this window and go in that pointless room?” cries one.
“I bounced off an More >