Posts From John 'Spartan' Nguyen

John 'Spartan' Nguyen
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Assassin, scoundrel, editor-in-chief.

EVE Valkyrie’s new free update, ‘Groundrush,’ takes the battle to the ground

CCP Games has launched a free new update, Groundrush, for EVE: Valkyrie, the virtual reality space shooter set in the EVE Online universe. The fifth major update is now available

New Transformers: The Last Knight trailer teases Optimus Prime’s creator, possibly a Quintesson

Paramount Pictures has released a new trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight. In the previous trailers, we see Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobots, turning to the dark side.

Charlize Theron gets brutal in new and lengthy Atomic Blonde trailer

Series like The Raid and John Wicke have raised the bar for action films. Now we have a new movie ready to join the brutal action club with Atomic Blonde

Here’s our WonderCon 2017 cosplay music video!

I’m already missing WonderCon 2017. It was filled with lots of fellow nerds and awesome cosplayers as they came in droves at the Anaheim Convention Center over the weekend. For

Side launches new video game character performance studio in LA

Last week the character performance service, Side, launched a new studio in Los Angeles. The company may not be a household name, but it has been in the business for

4DX is the ultimate immersive theater experience

The 4D experience has been around for a while thanks to experiences like Captain EO at Disneyland and A Bug’s Life at Disney’s California Adventure. For those who want the

CinemaCon 2017: ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ is the highlight of Sony’s presentation

Attendees at Sony’s CinemaCon Presentation were treated to many sneak peeks including Blade Runner 2049, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Baby Driver. Out of all of them, Jumanji’s sneak peek was easily

Insomniac’s Beyond Wonderland transported me into another realm filled with EDM

Upon walking into Insomniac’s Beyond Wonderland 2017 in Southern California, I was instantly transported into a different and gorgeous world filled with infectious EDM music. There were thousands of beautiful

ANiUTa, the new music streaming service for anime fans

Spotify has made life convenient for me and millions of music lovers all around the world, but the one area it’s lacking in is Japanese music. Why is that? That’s

Disney’s Tangled series premieres tonight

If you can’t get enough of Tangled, then the new Tangled series should be on your radar. Tangled: The Series will premiere tonight (Friday, March 24) on Disney Channel. Yes,

Chime Sharp review: Return to the music puzzle game

Chime Sharp is the sequel to Chime, the puzzle game that is enhanced with interactive music. When I heard that a sequel was coming, I knew I just had to

Ghost in the Shell Mondo Steelbook Blu-ray review

Ghost in the Shell, the classic Japanese animated movie, has been released a couple of times on Blu-ray, but since we’re getting a live-action film coming out later this month,

The beautiful world of Horizon Zero Dawn gets an art book

Horizon Zero Dawn has been getting rave reviews and has sold 2.6 million copies in two weeks. This is definitely great news for developer Guerrilla Games, known for its Killzone video

The Matrix to get a reboot?

The Matrix was a revolutionary sci-fi film about a computer hacker who becomes the savior of mankind as he and his team fight against the machines. Now it looks like the

FX’s Legion will get a second season

FX has announced that it has ordered a second season for Legion, the series about a schizophrenic mutant named David in the X-Men universe. The show is getting rave reviews

NVIDIA’s new flagship GPU, the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

During GDC, NVIDIA introduced its new flagship gaming GPU, the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Ultimate GeForce). It has got some chops with 12 billion transistors, 3584 CUDA cores, 11 Gps

CCP’s VR sports game, Sparc, is like being in Tron

During GDC, I had the chance to check out Sparc, the VR sports game from CCP for the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR. Before you even ask, it

Action MMORPG Skyforge headed to PS4 Spring 2017

Action MMORPG Skyforge is currently available for the PC, but soon it’ll be available on the PlayStation 4 in Spring 2017. The PS4 version will be enhanced with smoother controls

Shout Around, the meetup app for convention goers, cosplayers, photographers

It’s a great time to be a nerd, especially with so many options with entertainment. There’s even a place where many can call home with geeky conventions like San Diego

New American Gods trailer is out

Starz has released a new trailer for American Gods during SXSW, and viewers can get a bit more on what the show’s about. Here we see Ian McShane as Wednesday,