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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David So is a YouTube comedian who is probably best known for his popular vlog where he replies to the Asians in the Library rant from former UCLA student Alexandra Wallace. He is the host of the new web comedy show from VEVO called The Comment Show. The premise for the show is pretty much poking More >
Here’s a new lengthy gameplay footage of Watch Dogs. We get 6 minutes of Aiden Pearce walking around the city, shopping, sneaking around, spying on people, stopping crime, driving fast cars and using fancy smancy technology to control electronics all around him. He’s pretty much a god in the city More >
Marvel has released the full trailer for the TV show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and it’s coming very soon to a television near you. How soon? How about this Fall on ABC Tuesdays at 8:00pm ET!
Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) is back and is resurrected from the events of The Avengers. I’m kind of More >
Check out the new poster for Red 2 starring all your favorite old timers, Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Anthony Hopkins, and Helen Mirren. The younger cast includes Byung-hun Lee (GI Joe), Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds), and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
CIA agent Frank Moses is now retired and trying to More >
The video game world is about to get its very first feature length documentary, Video Games: The Movie, which covers the game industry and culture. We’ve had other types of video game-related documentaries; for example, The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, but with this movie, we’ll get to see More >
Meet Katie and Kellie Cockrell. They are twins who are going to be in the big blockbuster sci-fi flick, Star Trek Into Darkness. What role will they play in the movie? Let’s just say it involves Chris Pine’s Captain Kirk. We had the chance to chat with the lovely twins on their experiences with More >
Activision and Nickelodeon have released a new trailer and images featuring Raphael for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows game. I mentioned before that I thought Michelangelo looked creepy when his images were released. Check out Michelangelo’s images and video here. More >
King of Fighters fan Martin Escageda had a successful IndieGoGo project that would allow him to create more King of Fighters in real life videos. And with that, I present to you his latest video, “The End of the KOF NEST Saga in Real Life!” Check out King of Fighters cosplayers beating the crap More >
Here are some more clear shots of Joel Kinnaman as RoboCop. He’s very black and less bulky.
You can count me as one of those fans who love the original RoboCop look. It has a unique look and color scheme. This remake, however, is the opposite of that, and it reminds me of a mixture of Batman and More >
Are you guys waiting for Witcher 3? If so, you can ease the pain by going back into the world of Witcher 2 and play around with it like LEGO blocks. How’s that possible? CD Projekt Red has released the REDkit editor, a tool that allows you to create your own RPG world. Based on the development More >
More photos from the set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 have emerged. Now that we’ve seen some photos of Jamie Foxx as Electro, it’s time to see Paul Giamatti as Rhino…well, at least in his non-supervillain form.
What I like about these photos is that you can tell Spider-Man is having fun with it. More >
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves has posted the first photo from the film. In the photo, Andy Serkis is riding on a horse as Caesar in his mo-cap suit. He and another ape is surrounding Jason Clarke, who plays one of the human leads.
After the events of Rise of the Planet of the More >
We’re one step closer to a Clerks III movie. Today, Kevin Smith has posted a photo of his first draft of the comedy. He said that it’s going to be the Empire Strikes Back of the trilogy.
“IT IS ACCOMPLISHED! First draft of CLERKS III is 137 pages. Plays like the EMPIRE STRIKES BACK of the Clerks More >
Ubisoft has just released a new trailer for Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, giving us a brief history on the golden of age of pirates. Legendary pirates like Benjamin Hornigold, Calico Jack, Charles Vane and Blackbeard will be in the game. Who knew a game can be so educational, since you’ll be More >
Star Trek Into Darkness hits theaters next week, and Aggressive Comix’s Secret of the Booze has released a new drink to salute one of our favorite captains, Captain Kirk. And stay tuned after to see Captain Kirk doing what he does best, making out with chicks and knocking them out.
Da Vinci’s Demons is definitely getting better as the season goes by. Episode 5, “The Tower”, tonight at 9pm PT/ET on Starz. Check out the clips and a character map below.
Lorenzo orders Piero da Vinci to defend his estranged son in court. During a More >
We recently teamed up with BunnySlippers.com to host a contest where you could win awesome pairs of Star Trek Tribble and Unicorn slippers. For the contest, all you had to do was come up with a funny comment for the photo below. The one that makes me laugh the most is the winner. Now that the More >
With the cast and crew recently beginning production on May 6th for The Walking Dead Season 4, we’re given a first look photo of Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes. Back on the Atlanta, GA, set, he is seen looking unhappy in the woods as a walker stands watch nearby. Not much to go on story-wise, but More >
Expect to get some Batman: Arkham Origins action figures during the month of the game’s release in October. DC Collectables has released photos featuring Batman and Black Mask from Series 1.
The Batman: Arkham Origins game takes place before the events of Arkham Asylum and Arkham City.
Each of More >
In this edition of Cosplay Spotlight, we give our attention to cosplay newcomer Lexa, AKA Alexa Karii. She’s an artist and cosplayer who loves comics, video games and movies. We get to talk to her about all kinds of nerdy things.
John “Spartan Nguyen (Nerd Reactor): What’s the background on Alexa More >
Ubisoft has been releasing a lot of videos for Watch Dogs, but the one thing they haven’t really released are screenshots. Today, they have released 6 new screenshots featuring Aiden Pearce doing what he does best…hacking.
We’re given more details on who Aiden Pearce is, and a good look at a new More >
Gravity is an upcoming movie starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts. In the movie, Sandra plays Ryan Stone. She is a medical engineer who’s on her first space mission. Accompanying her is Clooney as Matt Kowalsky. This wouldn’t be a sci-fi thriller without something bad More >
Disney has a lot of different animation studios under their belt. We all know about Pixar, but Walt Disney Animation Studios has been coming back recently with movies like Tangled and Wreck-It Ralph. They have an upcoming movie later this year called Frozen, a film about the Snow Queen. The next More >
A lot of photos were taken on the set of Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles this week, which took place at Gramercy Park in Manhattan. Megan Fox was the focus as we see her as April O’Neil reporting for Channel 6. Thanks to the photos, we get a good look at the logo for TMNT and what More >
Sony has released another episode of their PS4 development series showcasing different developers discussing their development process for the new console. In this episode, Creative Director Jean Guesdon and Associate Producer Sylvain Trottier talk about what the PlayStation 4 has to offer for More >