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Ryan Southard is a video game enthusiast, dissecting games down to their tiniest details. Whether it's new or it's old, as long as it's awesome, he'll play it. Follow him on Twitter at @Ryan_Southard <a href="http://nerdreactor.com/about/">Meet the Nerd Reactor Team</a>

Mickey Accidentally Creates Evil In Epic Mickey’s Opening Movie

Warren Spector, of Deus Ex fame, has said that he wants to bring Mickey back to the days of old; when Mickey got mischievous and did stupid things (okay, I

New Trailer Showing Ratchet and Clank Are Back With 4-Player Online Coop

In this new Ratchet and Clank: All Four One trailer, the 4-player co-op is shown in action (yes, actual gameplay!). Just as the previous titles, it will be a PS3 exclusive.  The

New Deus Ex 3 Gameplay Trailer – What Can We Learn From It?

Here’s a brand-new trailer from Gamescon in Germany for Deus Ex: Human Revolution.  I wonder though, just how much of it is actual gameplay?  For example, the main character is

::UPDATED:: Shoot Some Gangsters: Mafia 2 Demo Now On PSN, Live, and Steam

With all of the success of Grand Theft Auto, you’d think that the makers of Mafia would keep up with the franchise.  The original Mafia came out in 2002 and

Co-op Batman Game Busts Some Heads On Wii

Batman: The Brave and the Bold is being developed by Way Forward, the same development team behind A Boy and His Blob and Contra 4. The game will be more

Awesome Krogan Cosplay in Action at Comic-Con 2010

Holly Conrad and her crew have done a fantastic job on these Mass Effect 2 costumes.  Along with her are Tayler Hudson, Tank, Jessica Merizan, Alex Gross and Steph Werner

Dragon Quest IX Review: Save The World…Again!

System: Nintendo DS         Publisher: Nintendo         Developer: Square Enix, Level-5 It may seem like the Dragon Quest series has a few too many iterations now that we’re at the ninth edition,

Inception Brain Twisters: What’s Your Opinion? (Spoilers)

What exactly happened in this movie?  You can argue with my answers, simply answer a question, or make up your own questions and answers.  Feel free to post your favorite

Shmup Heaven (Almost) – Sin & Punishment 2 Review (Wii)

The shmup genre, or “shoot em up”, is a genre that hibernates most of the time, waking only partially every once in awhile to let us know we shouldn’t get

Trailer For Final Fantasy Creator’s New Wii Action RPG

The Last Story is the name of this game, and it will be released for the Wii this fall in Japan; hopefully we can see it stateside next year.  It’s

DC Universe Online

Here are two videos we took at E3.  The first one is an explanation of DC Universe Online, and the other shows more of the action.  The game is an

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Multiplayer Videos

Assassin’s Creed 2 was a multi-million unit seller when it released last fall, but if you think Ubisoft is resting on its success to see the franchise slowly slide into

Can Sonic Be Good Again? E3 Videos Inside

So, I went to E3, and of course I was excited; there were so many good games to see and play.  Sonic Colors, however, was not even on my radar,

Video Game Adventures: Cave Story

For when you’re tired of the same ol’ same ol’, or just feel like trying something new in-between awesome releases like Mario Galaxy 2 and Red Dead Redemption, this new

E3 2010: Epic Mickey Details

Wii-exclusive title Epic Mickey was shown late last year, and to be honest, graphically it didn’t impress me at all.  However, the game has had some time to improve, and

E3 2010: ID’s Rage is Impressive

I’ve seen previews in magazines and screenshots, and I’ve only thought of Rage as a Fallout 3 clone.  Well, thankfully my preconceptions have been proved wrong, as I was lucky