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

Learn about the characters in Assassin’s Creed Unity

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Ubisoft has released a new video showcasing the different characters from Assassin’s Creed Unity. In it we get to see the many voice actors getting to talk about their respective roles. Dan Jeannotte starts off the video and talks about his role as Arno Dorian. In the beginning of the … Continue reading

X-Men’s Year of Future Past coming Summer 2015 (comic)

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During New York Comic Con, Marvel teased an artwork of Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver with the phrase, “No More Mutants.” This could mean many things, and one theory was that Marvel was ending the X-Men, just like it was ending the Fantastic Four. X-Men is still a hot property for Marvel, so … Continue reading

Leaked Star Wars: Episode VII art reveals return of a familiar villain?


Today is the jackpot for Star Wars fans. Over 30 concept art pieces have been leaked by TheMillenniumFalcon on ImageShack. They may contain spoilers, so if you don’t want to ruin your Star Wars experience, look away. Some of the artwork include Daisy Ridley sketches, landscape drawings and a lightsaber battle. One … Continue reading

Two new The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies banners include an army of elves ready for battle

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Last week was character poster week for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Now Warner Bros. has released banners featuring Thranduil (Lee Pace) and his army and Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) caring for Gandalf (Ian McKellen). I’m liking the Thranduil banner, since it teases a large battle involving an … Continue reading

Possible description of Star Wars: Episode VII villain concept art


Star Wars rumors are pouring in like crazy, and we’re still more than a year away until the release of Star Wars: Episode VII from director J.J. Abrams. From rumored plot details about Luke Skywalker to the identities of the main protagonists, everything is up in the air. Now Making Star Wars says … Continue reading

Ezra Miller to play Flash in DC film, plus Jason Momoa confirmed as Aquaman


Warner Bros. dropped a lot of big news today in regards to its DC film lineup. These include standalone films for Wonder Woman, Cyborg and Green Lantern. In addition, it also confirmed that actor Ezra Miller will be portraying the Flash in his own live-action film. This comes after The Flash has aired … Continue reading

WB reveals plans for DC films like Wonder Woman, Cyborg and Suicide Squad, plus Flash and Aquaman actors confirmed

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This is big news for the WB and DC camp. After Marvel revealed some big news for its upcoming plans with Robert Downey Jr. and Captain America 3, WB followed suit by announcing its big plans. Warner Bros. held a shareholder meeting today that revealed some pretty interesting information on the … Continue reading

Marvel to release Age of Ultron vs. Marvel Zombies #1 in Summer 2015


Marvel is doing a lot of big planning for the future. During New York Comic Con, it announced that the Fantastic Four comic series will be gone for a while. Yesterday the comic publisher revealed a new Civil War arc coming out in Summer 2015. Marvel has just announced today that it … Continue reading

New Far Cry 4 trailer shows the dangers of Kyrat with epic ‘I Will Survive’ cover

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Ubisoft knows how to make captivating trailers using unique and interesting songs. For one of the Assassin’s Creed Unity trailers, we were treated with a cover for Tears for Fears’ “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by New Zealand singer Lorde. Now Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Far Cry 4 … Continue reading

Wonder Woman to be a demigod in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice producer Charles Roven was interviewed recently about the film including why they chose Ben Affleck to play Batman. (They wanted an actor to tower over Henry Cavill.) Near the end of the interview, he also revealed the origins for the live-action Wonder Woman. In the … Continue reading

Long Beach Comic Con 2014 – Transformers: Age of Extinction and The Walking Dead Carl Parody


One of our favorite local conventions is Long Beach Comic Con. San Diego Comic-Con can be crazy packed as it focuses movies, television and other big properties, so having a smaller con that focuses on artists and the comic book industry is a nice change of pace. Going into the … Continue reading

NYCC 2014: 2-minute trailer description for Avengers: Age of Ultron

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If you thought San Diego Comic-Con was the place for Marvel Studios goodness, then you’re forgetting about another big comic convention on the opposite side of the coast. During New York Comic Con, Marvel released a 2-minute Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer for attendees. Most of the footage sounds similar to … Continue reading

Thorin and Tauriel get Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies character posters

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Last week we were introduced to some character posters for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies including Bilbo (Martin Freeman), Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Legolas (Orlando Bloom), and Galadriel (Cate Blanchett). Over the weekend, more were released including Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and Tauriel (Evangeline Lilly). Check them out … Continue reading

Ernie Hudson says fans don’t want an all-female Ghostbusters


Whoa, Ernie, prepare to bring out the fire extinguisher, because you’re about to start an inferno. Ernie Hudson, who played Winston in the Ghostbusters films, recently did an interview with the Telegraph. One of the questions was what he thought about the all-female Ghostbusters reboot. His answer? Fans wouldn’t want … Continue reading

Marvel Comics confirms the end of the Fantastic Four

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It was teased during New York Comic Con that Fantastic Four was going to end. We saw an image saying “The end is FOURever.” It’s Sunday, the last day of the convention, and during the “Axel-In-Charge” panel with Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso, Fantastic Four writer James Robinson confirms that the … Continue reading

NYCC 2014: Sony PlayStation Original Series debuts Powers trailer

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Microsoft was the first to announce original television projects for its Xbox consoles in terms of the console wars between Microsoft and Sony. Some programming included a Halo series and many more. After CEO Satya Nadella took over, the company decided to shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios. Well, there goes that … Continue reading