Posts From Reinier Macatangay

Nintendo stock a ‘strong buy’ thanks to the Switch and NES Classic

Nintendo’s fortunes just keep looking brighter according to most business articles this year. The Switch and NES Classic both helped the company tremendously in recent times, and the upcoming SNES

Is the ‘World’ part of Nintendo World Championships 2017 misleading?

Most Nintendo fans are excited for the upcoming Nintendo World Championships (NWC). An earlier article on Nerd Reactor revealed the small details behind the qualifying sessions and main New York

Teagan Croft cast as Raven in live-action Titans series

DC Entertainment is gearing up a digital streaming service for 2018. Even better, one of the first shows on the new network will be Titans, a live-action version of the

Night Trap 25th Anniversary Edition denied a Switch release by Nintendo

Given the early demise of the Sega CD back in the 1990s, it is understanding if some older gamers never tried Night Trap. It came during the era of full-motion

New Super Mario Bros Switch not on Reddit users’ wish list

Months ago, this author wrote on Nerd Reactor that the 2D New Super Mario Bros. series requires a makeover. For at least a decade, Nintendo has used the same art

Is the Nintendo Switch Virtual Console ever coming?

Five months has passed since the Nintendo Switch officially launched, and the traditional Virtual Console still is non-existent. Oh sure, there are plans to bring “select” classic games to Nintendo

SDCC 2017: WWE stars Sasha Banks and Bayley play with their Mattel dolls

Often times WWE storylines are fiction. For example, Jason Jordan is not really Kurt Angle’s son, despite the revelation on WWE Raw last Monday. But some on-screen WWE friendships and

SDCC 2017: Teen Titans Go! bag acknowledges the original series’ superiority?

Widespread frustration over the Teen Titans Go! series is no secret. In 2013, Warner Bros. had an opportunity to bring back a beloved show with the same voice actors from

Nintendo Switch Online app launches July 21

For better or worse, the Nintendo Switch Online app is coming on July 21 to smartphones everywhere. Nintendo’s app will act as the hub for online games through which players

WWE 2K18 coming to Switch this fall

Because Switch third-party support is slow to pick up momentum, it is always good news when a well-known series comes over to the hybrid console. Well, good news has arrived

AX 2017: Inti Creates CEO discusses Blaster Master Zero, Mega Man

Inti Creates will be a familiar name to Mega Man fanatics. The development team worked on the Mega Man Zero series, as well as the retro-style Mega Man 9 and

Anime Expo 2017: SPJA apologizes for Day 1 ‘LineCon’

Long lines are present in any large anime or comic book convention, and Anime Expo (AX) is no different. But on Day 1 of Anime Expo 2017 last week in

AX 2017: 10 reasons to attend

Anime Expo, otherwise known as AX, comes to the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend. The event officially runs from July 1 to 4. For many anime fans and con-goers,

Nintendo on quality games over powerful hardware, 4k visuals

Just a few weeks ago, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé spoke to The Verge about the Switch. The longtime executive first explained why Nintendo is not worried about 4K gaming,

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Titanic among Netflix July 2017 additions

Next month looks like a good one for Star Wars fans. On July 18, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story begins streaming on Netflix. The release marks the first time

E3 2017: Sonic Mania seeks to recapture old 16-bit glory

Just over 20 years ago, new Sonic the Hedgehog releases such as Sonic Mania were a special event. The series competed on almost equal terms with Super Mario Bros., and

E3 2017: Everybody’s Golf retains the old Hot Shots Golf charm

Fans of the long-running Hot Shots Golf series in North America should transition to Everybody’s Golf quite well. Basically, Everybody’s Golf is Hot Shots Golf under a different banner. Instead

Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back could find success in the revival era

What could possibly go wrong? Bubsy, the failed video game mascot from the 1990s, is returning to the scene in Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back. Black Forest Games is developing

E3 2017: Xbox One X name draws mixed reactions, concerns

Before E3 2017, Microsoft used the Project Scorpio name to describe their upcoming Xbox One S successor. The name Project Scorpio immediately sounded cool, no matter the specifications of the

Nintendo Switch online service pricing revealed, delays implementation until 2018

While a few questions remain, Nintendo just revealed important details about their Nintendo Switch online service. Most importantly, the company unveiled firm pricing options in the form of 1-month, 3-month