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

The official World of Warcraft documentary gets a trailer

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Blizzard has just released a new trailer for its official WoW documentary called World of Warcraft: Looking for Group. The documentary, filmed by Asylum Entertainment, will celebrate 10 years of adventure, camaraderie and /dancing on mailboxes all over Azeroth. We’ll get to the see the history of WoW with creators, … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed Unity 101 trailer

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Ubisoft has released a new 101 trailer for Assassin’s Creed Unity. In it we get to see the impressive graphics for Paris, Arno’s improved gameplay including stealth, co-op features, story, and the mysterious time anomaly where you can climb the Eiffel Tower or man machine guns during World War II. … Continue reading

Ant-Man and Avengers: Age of Ultron behind-the-scenes sneak peek


In addition to the new Secret Wars #1 variant cover that was revealed last night, ABC’s Marvel: 75 Years, From Pulp to Pop! also gave fans a sneak peek behind-the-scenes footage of the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man. Even though it’s on-set footage, we get to see Scott … Continue reading

Marvel reveals Secret Wars 2015 variant cover


During lats night’s Marvel 75 Years From Pulp to Pop! special on ABC, Marvel revealed a new variant cover for “Secret Wars #1.” The art is illustrated by “Secret Wars” artist Esad Ribi and features characters like Captain Marvel, Doctor Doom, Black Panther, Thanos, Mr. Fantastic, Star-Lord, Peter Parker’s Spider-Man, Black … Continue reading

Injustice: Gods Among Us and inFAMOUS: First Light will be free on PS Plus soon


Sony is stepping it up again for the month of December and January when it comes to free games for PlayStation Plus members. Let’s start with the bad news. Driveclub PS Plus Edition is not yet ready for launch and won’t be included in the Instant Game Collection soon. The … Continue reading

Will we see Felicity Jones as Black Cat in the future?

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 featured actress Felicity Jones as Felicia. It’s assumed that she’s going to be portraying the Black Cat, but nothing is yet confirmed. In an interview with GQ, she replies to whether she’ll be the Black Cat: “Being vacuum-packed into a leather suit, doing backflips?! I’d love that. … Continue reading

C-3PO’s Anthony Daniels says Star Wars: Episode VII is going to be better than Empire Strikes Back

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Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back is considered the top Star Wars movie for many fans. It featured a darker theme and the reveal of Darth Vader as Luke Skywalker’s father. Now it looks like another film is ready to take a swing at it. Anthony Daniels, … Continue reading

New trailer and poster for District 9 director’s next movie, Chappie

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District 9 is considered one of the top sci-fi movies out there. That movie has helped director Neill Blomkamp with more opportunities, like directing and writing Elysium starring Matt Damon. I personally was disappointed with Elysium, but here’s hoping that he can knock it out of the ballpark again with … Continue reading

Jessica Chastain never talked to Marvel about Captain Marvel

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In a recent interview with MTV News, Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) mentioned that she turned down Iron Man 3 because she didn’t want the boring role of a civilian. She instead wanted to be a character that can kick ass, like a hero or villain. The assumption was that perhaps … Continue reading

First look at ‘Yoga Hosers’ with Kevin Smith and Johnny Depp’s daughters


Kevin Smith is writing and directing a new movie called Yoga Hosers starring Johnny Depp, Harley Quinn Smith (Kevin Smith’s daughter) and Lily-Rose Depp (Johnny Depp’s daughter). We now have a new photo courtesy of THR featuring both the 15-year-old teenagers as convenience store clerks. The movie follows two teenagers who are … Continue reading

Conan plays Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in Clueless Gamer

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Conan O’Brien does another segment for Clueless Gamer, and this time he checks out Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. He comments on why America always has to interfere with war and why he can’t just go home. And yes, even Conan is unsettled by the uncanny valley for the … Continue reading

Is Marvel eyeing Jessica Chastain for Captain Marvel?

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Update: Jessica Chastain has said that she hasn’t talked to Marvel about Captain Marvel. Oops uh oh….I've never had talks about Captain Marvel. Was referring to a different film from over a year ago, in my recent MTV interview. — Jessica Chastain (@jes_chastain) November 4, 2014 Jessica Chastain can be … Continue reading

Nintendo glitch bans Smash Bros. players for up to 136 years


If you are playing Smash Bros. on the 3DS, you may find yourself a victim of a glitch that will ban you for…wait for it…136 years. This came from reddit users who have reported about the long ban. How do you get the ban? It’s said that it could come from … Continue reading

Attack on Titan is crossing over with Marvel Comics

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It’s not everyday where you get to see manga and American comic book characters crossing over. Now, Marvel Comics is planning to enter that realm again (they did the Marvel Mangaverse series) with the Marvel and Attack on Titan crossover. It was revealed by Marvel’s CB Cebulski on Twitter. Not … Continue reading

Impress your friends with the color-changing Hulk drink

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Now if you want a very cool cocktail drink to impress your comic book friends, this is it. Here is the Incredible Hulk drink from Aggressive Comix’s Secret of the Booze called the Hulk Smashers. You have 4 different glasses of different sizes. As you pour on each one, the different … Continue reading