Posts From Ryan Southard

Call of Juarez: The Cartel, Dealing Online Drug Wars

Call of Juarez: The Cartel is prepared to bring us drug cartel-flavored multi-player modes come July 22nd. There’s Robbery Crew, which has one team robbing a bank and trying to

Kingdom Hearts 3 is Finally Coming…But First!

Oh you Kingdom Hearts fans. How much more waiting are you willing to do? Square has been milking “extending” the life of the series ever since the release of KH 2

‘Fantastic’ Marvel vs Capcom 3 News at Comic-Con, July 23rd

Oh, here we go again. It appears as though Capcom is poised to announce something big for the Marvel vs Capcom 3 franchise. On Comic-Con’s schedule, they say that it’s

Wii Play: Motion Review – Can Wii Get the Party Going Again?

Wii Play: Motion is the latest in Nintendo’s long series of multi-player party games. It is the sequel to Wii Play and packs in a whopping 12 games. It does

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D Isn’t Just a Port

There are probably a lot 3DS owners out there who feel that they have yet to play that “must have” game on their brand new, glasses-free portable system. Nintendo has

Uncharted Series, Going Into New Territory July 22nd

That new territory is your living room, or at least Sony hopes so. The Uncharted Collection is coming out on July 22nd for $39.99 and will include Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune and —

An Out-RAGE-Ously Good Game – Hands-On with RAGE

Only taking a cursory glance at RAGE will result in the impression that it is merely a prettied-up clone of Fallout 3. While RAGE and Fallout 3 are thematically similar,

Orcs Must Die! in Very Painful Fire Deaths

Not only must these Orcs die, but they must die in all sorts of painful ways. In this trailer, the Fire Bracers take the spotlight, taking Orcs from their original

E3 2011: Uncharted 3’s Multiplayer Takes it to the Next Level

While the Uncharted series has been repeatedly touted as one of the most technically impressive around, it seems to fall on deaf ears, as the sales numbers don’t quite match

E3 2011: ‘Orcs Must Die’ is an Addictive Third-Person Shooter, Tower Defense Mash-Up

Going into E3, I knew what I wanted to see: Batman: Arkham City, Skyrim, Skyward Sword, Dark Souls, and Uncharted 3. Orcs Must Die was definitely not on that list

E3 2011: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is Served on a Platter of Gold

Is this some kind of new Collector’s Edition that I’m talking about? Is Bethesda actually putting Skyrim on a platter of gold, laced with diamonds, to be placed ever so

Eight Video Game Composers Descend Upon Dark Delicacies

We were lucky enough to be invited to a panel called, “The Maestros of Video Game Music” at Dark Delicacies, to listen to some of the best composers of video

E3 2011: Super Mario and Mario Kart 3DS, Still Surprising After All These Years

Is it heresy to launch a Nintendo system without a Mario game? Many would think so, but fret no more, as Nintendo is set to rectify this weird Mario-less situation.

Dark Souls Is More of the Same, and That Same Is Great – E3 Preview

Dark Souls was playable at E3 2011, and I’m fairly certain it destroyed more than its fair share of gamers’ egos. For those veteran fans of Demon’s Souls who wonder

Luigi Gets the Star Treatment in Luigi’s Mansion 2 – E3 Preview

Oh, Luigi, you’re always invited to the party, the kart racing event, and just about every sporting event too, but Mario gets all of those and tons of his own

We Play, You Play on Nintendo’s New Home Console, ‘Wii U’ – Hands-on Impressions

After a few months of speculation regarding the facts of Nintendo’s latest console — due out in 2012 — we’ve finally heard it’s official name: Wii U. Yes, it is

Modern Warfare 3 is Not Substandard

Nerd Reactor is currently at the Microsoft media briefing, and we were just privileged to see the latest gameplay of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. A while back we were

‘Prepare to Die’, Dark Souls Threatens in its New Trailer

I think the majority of reactions to this new Dark Souls trailer are going to be either, “We have to fight those things!?”, or, “We get to fight those things!?”

Prey 2’s Cinematic Trailer Places Us in the Boots of a Futuristic Bounty Hunter

Prey 2’s story is a bit of a mystery, but what we do know is that gamers will be playing as a human named Killian that has been stranded on

Watch RAGE’s Mutant-Infested Well Get Cleaned Out

This brand new official gameplay trailer for RAGE is thus far, the best one to accurately portray the kind of experience you’ll have when you impatiently rip open that plastic