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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>

Playstation Plus Update, April 2013 – Demon’s Souls

The PS-Plus member wagon just rolled into town bearing gifts, one of which is Demon’s Souls. If you skipped it before for fear of drowning in despair (it is quite

Bioshock Infinite launch trailer shakes things up

We’ve been talking about Bioshock Infinite for a long while; watching and waiting as the supposed masterpiece was formed, polygon by polygon. The big day is almost near, and maybe

Capcom brought the loot: Dungeons & Dragons arcade games get HD-ified

Just when you thought you had enough old-school excitement for the day via the DuckTales Remastered announcement, Capcom pulls another hunk of loot out of the dungeon. Dungeons and Dragons:

Nintendo Download – Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity chooses you

Nintendo has caught wind of the only-available-shortly-after-purchase dlc trend, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity being the latest host to that strategy. The game will be available on March 24

Nintendo Download – Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, HarmoKnight

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is finally here! Oh, wait, was that too premature? Sorry, slayers of all things monster-like, but you’ll have to wait a few more days. Monster Hunter

The Pikachu 3DS XL is headed West, is the mint-colored one next?

If you’ve been envying all of the various 3DS systems that have been manufactured for Japan, there may be hope that one day you too can have the opportunity to

Nintendo Download – Kersploosh, Nano Assault EX on 3DS eShop

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wKzrBeL0dU[/youtube] We have two intense trailers here for you this week in the Nintendo Download. Nintendo has turned your precious Star Fox Arwing into a stone and dropped it down

Yu Suzuki considers ‘Kickstarter-like’ funding for Shenmue 3

There are a few major tragedies in the game industry, and the Shenmue series fits in as one of the most well known among gaming enthusiasts. With a production cost

Nintendo Download – Castlevania: Mirror of Fate and Runner 2 demo

The Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate demo for 3DS is now available for all those who wish to vanquish evil (well, you know, for at least another

Nintendo Download – Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate demo for Wii U and 3DS

If there’s ever been a good time to check out the Monster series, it’s now. The Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate demo has just been unleashed onto the 3DS and Wii

Review: Phiaton PS 210 BTNC Bluetooth noise cancelling earphones

Phiaton has brought to the market a pair of Bluetooth earphones with a unique half in-ear design. With noise cancelling, Bluetooth, a microphone, and the ability to plug into a

Get the briefest of glimpses of sleek car racing, GRID 2 teaser

GRID’s sweet concoction of controls and physics that have a touch of both realism and arcade-style to them made it one of my favorite games of this gen. All of

Wii U ZombiU Deluxe Set shambles onto the retail scene for $389.99

After E3 2012, many people were thinking that ZombiU was not only one of the coolest games for Wii U, but that maybe it should have its own hardware bundle.

Nintendo Download – Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2, Etrian Odyssey 4 demo

Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 is hitting the Wii U eShop with an emphatic WATATATATATATATATATAAAA. Seriously though, it’s really cool to see that Nintendo is digging a

Ni No Kuni after-launch trailer sure to entice fence squatters

No, this isn’t a new Studio Ghibli movie. It’s Ni No Kuni, a PS3 exclusive JRPG that you should probably play, if reviewers are anything to go by (87 on

Nintendo Weekly Update – Fire Emblem: Awakening, Puddle, The Cave demo

The 3DS eShop is about to be trampled upon by Fire Emblem fans trying to procure their digital copies (February 4th). The demo is out, and based on that, it

Celebrate Famicom’s 30th anniversary with 30-cent games on Wii U

Nintendo is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its first foray into the console market by discounting several games on the Wii U Virtual Console. Each game will be available for

Wind Waker HD on Wii U Fall 2013, another Zelda in the works

Aside from the fact that Nintendo is now tossing its hat into the realm of HD remakes, they’re doing it in a very smart way: they’re specifically using it to

Resident Evil: Revelations horrifies Xbox 360, Wii U, PS3, PC on May 21st

Capcom released two Resident Evil titles on consoles in 2012, but arguably the one on 3DS is the one that fans of the series were really content with. Sticking with

Report: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate doesn’t do split screen or Wii U tablet + Pro Controller

With Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate being able to do cross-platform play between 3DS and Wii U, there are bound to be questions that pop up. The official Capcom PR statement