About Michael Revis

Michael is a man of many things. Journalist, writer, gamer, professional procrastinator, cosplayer, super hero, whale wrestler, evil mastermind, and robot master. And that's just on the weekends.

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare coming to PC


Developer PopCap announced this morning that Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare, the Third-Person-Shooter offshoot of the insanely popular original game, is finally heading to PC on June 24th. And it seems to be about time too, as it always was peculiar that the game remained an Xbox One exclusive for … Continue reading

Interview with Rosebud Games on ‘Death in Candlewood’


Freaky abominations that laugh in the rules of nature, creepy locales that send shivers down one’s spine, and a lone doctor caught in the middle of it all. This is the kind of material one can expect to see in Death in Candlewood, the premiere work of newly founded studio … Continue reading

The Trash Heap – Bart vs The Space Mutants

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  Another week, another bad video game! This episode of the Trash Heap, I delve into the beginnings of a trend that will last the entire history of video games: horrible games based off of The Simpsons franchise. From a moronic plot, to awkward controls, and even gameplay that just … Continue reading

Spinal trailer gives the good chills


Double Helix finally released the teaser trailer for their soon-to-be-released character, Spinal. And sweet mother of Odin if this doesn’t get you hyped then I don’t know what will. The trailer shows off some of Spinal’s gameplay, as well as his stage and badass theme. Spinal retains his ability to … Continue reading

Check out our new Let’s Play series, The Trash Heap!

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Welcome to The Trash Heap, a Let’s Play gaming series where I play some of gaming’s worst atrocities! This started out as a personal project, but it is now officially a part of Nerd Reactor. Because of this, expect fellow NR staff to join in on the madness, as we … Continue reading

Killer Instinct update available for download

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Killer Instinct got its first patch this evening, implementing a number of quality of life adjustments to the game itself. The change log can be found at Double Helix’s website, courtesy of Filthie Rich. Fixes of note include correcting an issue where certain unlocks weren’t properly unlocking, as well as … Continue reading

EA gets perfect score for workplace equality


Electronic Arts, one of the more controversial game companies in the industry, has managed to achieve a perfect 100% rating in the field of workplace equality for the second year in a row, according to the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, dubbing it one of the “Best Places to … Continue reading

Lindsay Lohan siccing lawyers on Rockstar for GTA V


Just when we thought Hollywood’s biggest train wreck couldn’t do anything else to make herself look bad, this apparently becomes a thing. Actress Lindsay Lohan, known for her role as a child star in the movie The Parent Trap, as well as her later fall from grace, is reportedly sending … Continue reading

ASSIST ME! series explores Killer Instinct

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Followers of Maximilian and his extensive coverage of Killer Instinct shouldn’t be surprised that the ASSIST ME! series is now exploring the newest entry of the classic fighting game franchise. It’s still awesome nonetheless, and the episode itself covers all the basics one needs to know in order to play … Continue reading

BlizzCon: Heroes of the Storm beta sign ups start today


Announced during the opening ceremony at BlizzCon, Blizzard’s own little MOBA project, Heroes of the Storm, is finally going into beta. Sign ups for the long awaited beta will be starting sometime today, as per the announcement during the segment. Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s answer to the ever … Continue reading

BlizzCon: Hearthstone open beta, Blizzcon card, iPhone/Android version revealed


Hearthstone, Blizzard’s card flinging F2P game, has been announced it’s going into open beta starting next month. Of course, being a F2P game, this essentially means that the game is actually being released to the public. During the opening ceremony, the special card that Hearthstone players got for attending the … Continue reading