About John 'Spartan' Nguyen

John "Spartan" Nguyen is the editor-in-chief at Nerd Reactor and is based in Orange County, CA. He is a graphic designer and illustrator. Meet the Nerd Reactor Team

Epochalypse #1 comic review


Legendary Comics has recently released a new comic book series by writer Jonathan Hennessey and artist Shane Davis (Superman: Earth One, Shadow Walk) called Epochalypse (very clever title), a sci-fi adventure following a dystopian civilization as the result of the past, present and future mixing. Since time is now a fragile thing, an elite group … Continue reading

Ubisoft offers free DLC and a game for Assassin’s Creed Unity issues


I’m currently playing Assassin’s Creed Unity and am enjoying the world of the French Revolution. However, the game has some crazy glitches that has stopped many fans from enjoying the game. These include falling through the ground, not being able to connect to co-op games, walls turning invisible, and many … Continue reading

Supergirl could be in the Arrow and The Flash universe


Photo manip by jeffach CBS officially announced that it’s working on a Supergirl TV series with producer Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash). Even though Berlanti is working on the show, it was assumed that we wouldn’t see Supergirl on the same screen with Arrow and The Flash, since crossovers between two networks are very rare. Now … Continue reading

Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service gets a new trailer and poster

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Check out the new international trailer and poster for Kingsman: The Secret Service starring Colin Firth, Michael Caine, and Samuel L. Jackson. It’s based on a comic book by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons and it’s the reason why director Matthew Vaughn dropped out of directing X-Men: Days of Future … Continue reading

Say goodbye to Ridley Scott directing Blade Runner 2, plus Harrison Ford to appear

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For those who were looking forward to Ridley Scott coming back to direct the Blade Runner sequel, I’ve got some bad news for you. According to Variety, Scott will not be directing Blade Runner 2. It was assumed that the director would be helming, but this was quite the shocker. … Continue reading

Interview with Troy Baker on The Last of Us, Batman, Metal Gear, CoD and his new album

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Troy Baker may not be a household name, but the characters he has portrayed have reached millions of people worldwide. The actor/musician has voiced characters like Joel from The Last of Us, the Joker from Batman: Arkham Origins, Booker from BioShock Infinite, Delsin from inFAMOUS: Second Son and Ocelot from the upcoming … Continue reading

Christopher Nolan’s love theme in Interstellar (comic)


If you haven’t seen Interstellar, you should know that love is an important theme in Christopher Nolan’s film. There’s a scene in the film where Anne Hathaway’s character was talking about how love is the answer, and I must admit I was laughing at the conversation. It seems like comic … Continue reading

Hackers want ‘equality’ at Sony Pictures, had aid from insider


Yesterday morning Sony Pictures was hacked, leaving their computer systems down. Locations affected included New York, and overseas. Sony Pictures in Culver City had its computers shut down as a safety precaution. Today, the system is still down. What’s the reason for the hacking? According to the hackers, they want “equality” … Continue reading

Batman goes up against Darth Vader in this live-action fan film

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Check out the newest video from Super Power Beat Down featuring the epic showdown between Batman and Darth Vader. Vader is the master of the Force and lightsaber, and Batman has his gadgets, smarts, and…his own lightsaber. Two will fight, one will survive. Place your bets! Source: Machinima

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies gets 3 new Empire covers

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Check out three new Empire covers for The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies featuring Thranduil (Lee Pace), Legolas (Orlando Bloom), Tauriel (Evangeline Lilly), Bard (Luke Evans) and Azog (Manu Bennett). The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin … Continue reading

Sony takes down controversial PlayStation Ad

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Sony’s Europe division produced an ad for the PlayStation 4 Remote Play feature that allows them to connect via the PlayStation Vita and Xperia Z, and let’s just say it was not met with praises. It featured an attractive female doctor talking seductively, saying that the viewers are probably feeling ashamed … Continue reading