John 'Spartan' Nguyen
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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.
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Well, the running time has been announced for X-Men: First Class and it is 140 minutes, according to the NY Times. That means that this is the longest X-Men movie, with the second longest being X2 at 133 minutes. I love it when comic films are long, especially since this is an ensemble cast, and More >
Thanks to IO Interactive and Square Enix, we’re getting another Hitman game, Hitman Absolution, the fifth in the series of our favorite bald assassin. With that said, they have released this teaser for the upcoming game.
If you check the barcode number at the end carefully, you’ll see the numbers More >
We’ve got two big robot movies this year, the first one being Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and the second one being Real Steel. One movie has robots duking it out, causing cities to be demolished, the other has robots duking it out in the boxing ring.
The movie will depend on whether you like More >
Originally we were going to choose 5 winners for our Nerd Reactor T-Shirts giveaway, but now that we recently reached over 5,000 fans on Facebook, we decided to choose 10 winners instead. Yes, it’s our way of saying thanks for supporting us.
The Nerd Reactor T-Shirt features our lovable Nerdzilla More >
Now this is pure awesome. Kermit the Frog was at the red carpet, I mean black carpet for the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. He gets a tip from Johnny Depp on how to get swagger and gets kissed by Vanessa Hudgens and Penelope Cruz. Yep, Kermit is a pimp. More >
Here’s the first look at Timur Bekmambetov’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. The story follows Abraham Lincoln as he takes vengeance against vampires. Why? Because they killed his parents. Now the vampires are involved in the slave trade and it’s up to Abraham Lincoln to stop them and free the More >
I had a chance to chat about video games with the lovely Raychul Moore during WonderCon 2011. We talk about what we think is going to be the game of the year for 2011 and anticipated games.
For those of you who don’t know Raychul Moore, she is a gamer girl and freelance journalist who previously More >
Thanks to Cincinnati.com, the budget and location for The Avengers have been revealed. The budget is an estimated $170 million, with $30 million all going to Ohio. Kristen Erwin, Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Film Commission executive director, did not reveal the actual location of More >
Here are some on-the-set shots of Rhys Ifans as Curt Connors along with Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy. In the comic, Curt Connors tries to use science to grow back his arm. You can see on the picture that Rhys Ifans is wearing a green glove, which we know will be More >
Reports are in and Thor has earned an estimated $66 million during the opening weekend with 3,955 different locations, becoming the #1 movie at the box office this weekend. I would’ve expected more from the god of thunder, especially after Fast Five’s big opening weekend last week with $86.2 More >
Looking for a better reason to get L.A. Noire? (Well, you should be getting the game anyway). Amazon is giving you $15 Amazon credit for pre-ordering the game on their site. The game’s regular price is $59.99. You’ll receive the credit after two business days. Not only that, but if you buy from More >
Here’s the latest The Lonely Island music video featuring the legend himself, Michael Bolton. As the guys are doing their thang and rappin’ about chicks, Michael Bolton busts out his vocals in honor of Captain Jack Sparrow. After watching this, I believe it’s Michael Bolton featuring The Lonely More >
The guys over at Filmdrunk have something against hot actresses liking Star Wars and comics. I guess maybe they don’t like the fact that hot girls have to somehow always show to the world that they’re geeks. It’s like if the babes don’t say they’re geeks, they’ll be ousted. Whaaa?
Anyway, since More >
According to the Van Damme forums, Jean Claude will be in the Expendables as a villain and mentions that the “weapon looks great.” Could be referring to the weaponry in the movie that he’ll get to use. So far, Sylvester Stallone isn’t going to direct the sequel. David Agosto and Ken Kaufman are More >
According to the Financial Times, two old-school members of Anonymous say that members from the hacker group are likely behind the Sony attack, even though the group has denied involvement in hacking the PlayStation Network. Sony has mentioned that files inside their system had Anonymous filenames More >
Here is a set photo for The Dark Knight Rises located in Jodhpur, India. The Twitter user mentions that a green screen is being used over the well. Could this be the Lazarus Pit? And can it be used to revive Ra’s al Ghul after he died in a train explosion in Batman Begins? Or could it be used as More >
Ubisoft has the newest Dev Diary from Eric Chahi’s From Dust. This one talks about where the art was inspired from.
The game allows you to become a god, and it’s up to you to shape the archipelago and its inhabitants as you control sand, lava, water, and vegetation. You’ll also have to protect the More >
Here are four clips from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow. The first clip features Jack Sparrow escaping capture, the second clip features Jack Sparrow being captured by Blackbeard, the third clip features Barbossa commandeering a ship and More >
Here’s a Mystique character trailer for X-Men: First Class, just a day after the character trailers for Havok, Beast and Banshee. It shows Mystique falling for Beast (looks like most of the scenes from the Beast trailer), and the beginning of an alliance with Magneto as he knows she’s trying hard More >
Anaheim Comic Con 2011 was a blast, and here’s part 1 of our coverage. The event was held at the Anaheim Convention Center in California during the end of April. Check out all the cool cosplayers from your favorite comics and sci-fi movies. Stay tuned for part 2.
Source: Nerd Reactor
Sony has updated that it is in its final stage of internal testing of the new system for PlayStation Network. The global network and security team are working around the clock to enhance security and restore the service. The company originally announced that the service was going to be up within a More >
Alright you lovers of video game music, Rockstar Games has announced two music compilations from L.A. Noire, L.A. Noire: Remixed and the L.A. Noire Official Soundtrack.
L.A. Noire: Remixed features six classic jazz songs that can be heard throughout the world of L.A. Noire being remixed by More >
Ubisoft has announced Assassin’s Creed Revelations. It’s not Assassin’s Creed 3 as many would have hoped, but it’s the final chapter of Ezio Auditore di Firenze. Online multiplayer will be returning that promises to be more refined and bigger, with additional modes, maps, and characters. Once More >
Here are 3 trailers for X-Men: First class, each focusing on one of the X-Men team members including Banshee, Beast and Havok. The Banshee trailer is really cool, showing how his screams can make him fly. And this clips are really giving me the whole Harry Potter vibe, but instead of Hogwarts, we More >