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Mike Villarreal is the Community Manager for Nerd Reactor. He loves movies, video games and comics. #OMGWTFBBQ
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One thing I notice following the release of Iron Man 3 was that the fanbase for the franchise seem to be pretty divide on the depiction of The Mandarin. The film’s portrayal of the famed Iron Man villain was far different than that of the original comic. The topic has been brought up some heated More >
There are very few things that still surprise me in this world, and surely a 30-minute ballet rendition of Pokemon did the trick. The ballet was performed at the Creighton Lied Arts Center in Omaha, New England. The opening act starts off just like any Pokemon game, you are introduced to Professor More >
Chalk this one up on my list of Places-to-visit-before-I-die. There’s a Canadian bar called EXP Restaurant + Bar. The video game restaurant and bar has many different foods and drinks named after various and famous titles. Visitors can order a Master Chief Burger with some Super Smash Nachos and More >
We talked so much about it in the first new episode we decided to bring it back as the main topic once again. Only this time with we’ve including some of our top comic book aficionados. Join the NR Podcast team as we talk about current news in the world of geekdom and Marvel’s Phase II and Phase More >
Legendary filmmaker John Carpenter is known for his film classics like They Live, The Thing, Escape From New York, and Halloween. I think it is safe to say that the iconic director knows a thing or two about horror. It is easy to see why he would find interest in bring the video game Dead Space to More >
We have just gotten word that the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film announced that actor William Fichtner has joined the cast. Even though it has not been officially announced, Deadline is reporting that The Dark Knight actor is taking up the mantel of a “lead role with iconic stature in the More >
The Nerd Reactor Podcast is back! In this new episode, the guys talk about Grand Theft Auto V, Call of Duty: Ghost, Star Trek Into Darkness, Pacific Rim, Star Wars Episode VII, King of the Nerds, Man of Steel and DC vs Marvel.
Join us in welcoming back the NR Podcast!
Photos have been popping up online all this week from the set of the Michael Bay produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Fans have already gotten a first glimpse at Megan Fox’s portrayal of the Channel 6 news reporter, April O’Neil. Today, new photos hit the web depicting what could be a key part of More >
Ever since Netflix breathed new life into the formerly cancelled sitcom Arrested Development, many fans from cult-followed cancelled TV shows have been clamoring after the streaming service to bring back their favorite shows. One show in particular that has gotten a lot of push for Netflix to More >
While Iron Man 3 is doing supremely well in the theaters, news came out today of some of the odd plot points of the movie that were scrapped in the film’s early drafts. Iron Man 3 director Shane Black and screen writer Drew Pearce talked with Empire Magazine and during their interview they More >
Announced last month, Hideo Kojima revealed the upcoming anthology release of Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection. The new HD collection includes Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid: VR More >
Just released earlier this week, GTA fans got a better glimpse at the main characters that are set to be featured in the highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V. In the three separate trailers, we get a closer look at the lives of Michael, Franklin and Trevor. Each character’s story is uniquely More >
At the end of 2012, everyone was talking about Telltale’s The Walking Dead. The game virtually swept every Game of The Year awards from almost every major publisher. The title was a shining example of how movie and TV licensing can be turned into a great game. Then there’s Terminal Reality’s The More >
Talk about tasteless. Website Lolokaust has just recently released a new game on their site that puts players at site Boston Marathon bombing. The game has you running through the streets of Boston in a retro NES 8-bit style while jumping over Pressure Cooker Bombs that were actually using in the More >
I’ve seen some pretty interesting costumes for pets over the years here at Nerd Reactor. How could we forget Iron Man Croc? Costume Craze has just released new images for their upcoming lineup of new Star Wars themed dog costumes. Costume Craze has done Star Wars dog costumes before, but not like More >
One peculiar thing some fans took away from The Avengers long after the movie was no longer in theaters, was the fictional relationship between Tony Stark and Bruce Banner. The fan community “Science Bros” has been known for creating numerous images and Gifs, some of them NSFW, that illustrate More >
The new trailer for Telltale’s Poker Night 2 just recently jumped onto the internet. The game is shaping up to be a fine release with big name characters like Ash, Brock Samson, Sam, GLaDOS and Claptrap. The new trailer shows off Borderlands 2 skins that fans will be able to unlock through beating More >
Last month, news broke out that long time Snake voice actor David Hayter would not be in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V. The news shocked and stunned many fans who have become quite fond of Hayter’s portrayal of the series main protagonist. In reaction to Hayter’s announcement, fans banded More >
If you missed it last week, Stephanie McMahon revealed on her official Twitter account that The Rock would be on the cover for the upcoming WWE 2K14. Oddly enough, news came out this week that 2K Sports isn’t exactly thrilled with the Billion Dollar Princess spilling the beans on the star of the More >
I’ve reported on some pretty cool Grand Theft Auto Mods in the past, but I think this one takes the cake, and it could not have come out at a better time. The Grand Theft Auto IV Mod was created by H1Vltg3 and JulioNIB. The GTA IV Mod allows you to fly around the streets of Liberty City just like More >
Grand Theft Auto’s soundtracks have been one of the key feature that has become synonymous with the franchise. GTA’s wacky radios stations with their more than odd radio personalities add to the games often add more to the experience and reflect on the setting the game takes place in.
Yesterday, More >
Just heard a huge rumor straight out of the Happiest Place on Earth. We just got word from a trusted source inside Walt Disney’s Magical Kingdom that Iron Man himself may make a special guest appearance at the Iron Man Tech exhibit preview event today (April 12th) at Disneyland. Lead organizers in More >
Good evening boys and girls! It’s time for another tech review from yours truly.<3 This week I will be taking a look at the Sharkoon X-Tatic SP Gaming Headset. This fairly new brand’s headset is an all-in-one gaming headset that works for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Sharkoon is not a very well known More >
Over the past few months or so, me and a few of the other NR guys have jumped onto the DayZ bandwagon. It’s an experience that has left us exhilarated and at sometimes just downright frustrated. Big news came out today when The Escapist sat down with DayZ creator Dean Hall. During their interview More >
Probably not the most earth shattering news you’ll hear today, but Rockstar Games has officially released the box art for Grand Theft Auto V. This announcement comes only a few weeks after Rockstar had released an official statement apologizing to fans for their lack of updates.
The new unveiled More >