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

Avengers: Age of Ultron will do reshoots to add more ‘kick-ass’ scenes

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron film was wrapped, but now it looks like the cast and crew will meet up once again for two weeks in the UK to do reshoots, according to Mail Online. The actors involved are Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), … Continue reading

Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games launch trailer is out

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Telltale Games has just released the launch trailer for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series. With the release, that means that we’ll be getting the first episode very soon. How soon? December 2, 2014. The trailer features characters from the show, and some of the actors will be reprising … Continue reading

Nova won’t be in Guardians of the Galaxy 2


Nova is a superhero who’s part of the Nova Corps, an intergalactic military/police force. The force was heavily featured in Guardians of the Galaxy. With Guardians of the Galaxy 2 coming out in 2017, fans were hoping to see Nova make an appearance. Sadly, that won’t be the case (via SlashFilm). It’s … Continue reading

Hackers released Sony’s unreleased films and internal data


Sony Pictures was recently hacked by hackers that resulted in their offices shutting down their computers. The group has now made good on their promises and have also released internal date (resumes, addresses, etc) and Sony films online. This will be a major setback for the studio, since four of … Continue reading

Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser parodies hit the net

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With the release of the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, fans have already created a bunch of different mashups and parodies for the upcoming sci-fi epic. Since there are so many out there, I decided to share with you my personal favorites so far. First up on … Continue reading

This is how BioWare deals with transgender in Dragon Age: Inquisition

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You may hate on BioWare all you want about the ending of Mass Effect 3, but the one thing you can appreciate about them is their support of the LGBT community. In Mass Effect 3 and the Dragon Age series, you had the option of romancing a partner of the same sex. These are strong characters who have … Continue reading

Independence Day 2 is officially happening


Director Roland Emmerich had already stated that he is working on a sequel to Independence Day, an alien invasion movie starring Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park). Now we’re one step closer with Twentieth Century Fox officially giving the movie the green light, according to Deadline. The movie is expected … Continue reading

Here’s a look at the hybrid dinosaur, the D-rex, from Jurassic World

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The premiere trailer for Jurassic World was released this week, and in it we get to learn about a new hybrid dinosaur that’s been created by the Jurassic World team. Director Colin Trevorrow said that due to the focus groups, they decided to create a newer dinosaur instead of seeing … Continue reading

High-res screenshots of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer

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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer has been unleashed on the interwebz, and now you can check out these really high-res screenshots including John Boyega in a stormtrooper outfit, Daisy Ridley riding a fast vehicle, and that epic shot of the Millennium Falcon going up against  the Tie … Continue reading

The fan-made Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer that fooled the internet

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Star Wars has officially announced that the teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be made available online this Black Friday. If fans want to catch the teaser on the big screen, they can attend Friday at select theaters. Now a new fan-made trailer was released earlier this week, tricking … Continue reading

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