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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.
Posts by Michael Revis
Yep, this is correct. Sega is giving the highly acclaimed Sega Saturn title, as well as one of the greatest games of all time, NiGHTS into dreams, the HD treatment, and making it available to today’s generation of gamers.
You may pick your jaw off the floor now.
NiGHTS into dreams is lauded as More >
European courts have made a huge ruling that can possibly effect the future of digital distribution. Their ruling has declared that consumers have the right to resell their used downloaded titles, and that companies legally cannot prevent you from doing so.
“An author of software cannot oppose the More >
As the city burns, one being will rise from the destruction as its cause. It is, the Pyro.
After watching what really goes on inside the mind of a pyromaniac, make sure you head on over to the newly opened official Source Filmmaker website to see about getting your own (legal) copy of the More >
The time is finally upon us! Our dear gender confused flame enthusiast, the Pyro, is finally getting his own major Team Fortress 2 update since the Pyro Update many years ago, and with it, the long-awaited premiere of Meet the Pyro. Just like the class updates before, Valve will be revealing a More >
We’ve been seeing quite a few live action trailers coming out of the woodworks this year. THQ’s upcoming Darksiders 2 is the latest to join the club, showing a group of humans trying to survive an onslaught of demons, while an aged priest preaches on, despite the chaos outside of the cathedral. More >
Gamers in Australia can rejoice at last! Government officials have finally approved the addition of a R18+ rating for video games, allowing titles with strong violence and other adult material to be sold in the country legally.
Australia was originally a peculiar country with how it did its More >
Frogster is getting ready to unleash the dwarves on the populace of Runes of Magic, and preparations to implement Chapter V: Fires of Shadowforge are currently underway. Game servers have just been taken down, and will be back up at 4 am tomorrow when the patch goes live.
Chapter V is set to bring More >
Nintendo’s conference during E3 may have been a big letdown, but that didn’t mean they couldn’t still find ways to entertain. With the Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses concert that was in town during its tour, it helped fill in that hole that Mario was attempting to More >
The Duels of the Planeswalker games in the Magic: The Gathering franchise are largely a way of providing those who are not as big, or as familiar, with the original card game a method of getting their fix, without the heavy financial investment. The 2013 version of the series aims to follow that More >
So Nintendo’s conference has finally come and gone. The Nerd Reactor guys were in attendance and we all pretty much had the exact same reaction when the show finished. As we were all being ushered out of the Nokia Theater, all we could think was:
“What the f*ck did we just watch?”
Now let’s get More >
In case you’ve been wondering what the guys behind the award-winning MK9 have been up to, here’s your answer. Warner Bros. Interactive announced earlier this morning that the company has been working on a new fighting game centered around the heroes and villains of DC Entertainment, More >
The Nerd Reactor crew was at Fanime this weekend, and we all had a blast! The cosplay, the venue itself, everything was so impressive. We also managed to get some time with various personalities in the anime industry, who were all great people to work with.
I myself was able to sit down with More >
Even with the day one login issues and the current debacle involving hacked accounts, Blizzard should still feel proud of themselves for the immense success of Diablo III. As of today, the third entry in the click-heavy action RPG franchise has shattered records, having sold 6.3 million units so More >
Earlier today, Capcom finally managed to get around to implementing a patch for Street Fighter x Tekken that fixed a lot of glitches, while also addressing some crucial balances changes, such as the various infinites (nothing effecting gems though, which produce another set of game breaking More >
Serious Sam 3 was good. Damn good. In fact, it was goddamn brilliant, what Duke Nukem Forever should have been. And apparently console gamers have been wanting in on the experience as well. Well, you guys are getting your wish, as Devolver Digital and Croteam announced that Serious Sam 3: BFE More >
Diablo, much like all of Blizzard’s franchises, has a deep and vast history behind it. So deep that even small side characters end up having a lengthy section just about them. Between the plotlines of the games themselves focusing on the prevention of Diablo and his minions from exerting their More >
Despite what you may think, creating a character like Death in Darksiders 2 isn’t as easy as you’d think, especially when you have to worry about how to clear the name of your fellow Horseman. Fortunately, THQ seems to be up to the task, as this development video shows. Get a look at how the More >
Apparently a lot, as Juliet Starling is more than willing to show us. The zombie slaying, chainsaw wielding heroine will have a rather large array of alternate outfits for use during the course of the game, varying from clothes borrowed from her siblings, to cosplays referencing popular anime More >
Tribes: Ascend will be seeing a bit of a change in local for the next update. Hi-Rez is adding two new maps, both taking on a more natural looking theme compared to the other maps available.
The first map to be implemented is CTF Tartarus. Tartarus itself is a large swampy area, about the size More >
Hit indie game The Binding of Issac finally has a specific date set for its expansion, Wrath of the Lamb. Eager players can gobble up the offering when it drops on Steam May 28, for a paltry sum of $3.
Wrath of the Lamb is planned to be to only expansion for the game, and will have new rooms, a More >
So, yeah, Skullgirls is pretty damn awesome. We even said so ourselves, and you’d be hard-pressed to find someone that disagrees. And now, it seems that PC gamers will be able to join in on the fun as well in the near future.
Autumn Games and Reverge Labs revealed today that the 2D animated More >
For those who have been living under a rock for the past few months, Atlus is collaborating with Arc System Works, makers of Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, to make a Persona 4 fighting game. Obviously not all fans of the hit RPG game can be expected to be familiar with how fighting games work. That’s More >
When you’ve got a title that’s as promising as Max Payne 3, you gotta have a DLC plan that matches it, and Rockstar is set to accomplish just that. The company just recently announced their schedule for additional content, with DLC packs planned to be released all the way to fall of this year.
All More >
Major League Gaming is helping to promote the fighting game community as much as they can, and they were off to a great start with the Winter Championships last month. Now, while the Spring Championship is coming in June, MLG is helping give fighting game fans something to tide them over until More >
They say family is the most important thing to have, and that holds especially true for Lollipop Chainsaw’s protagonist Juliet Starling. Both of her sisters will be around to help out in the zombie slaying festivities in their own ways. The eldest, Cordelia, is an expert zombie hunter who prefers More >