Posts From Reinier Macatangay

BAMTech can help Disney leave Netflix for their own digital platform

Netflix and Disney go together well. In fact, just about any television show or movie goes well on Netflix. As the leading entertainment service, it is convenient for everyone when

Angry Video Game Nerd fulfills demand for angry Sonic ’06 review

Fans would understand if Cinemassacre‘s top show Angry Video Game Nerd (AVGN) called it a day. After all, it began in 2004 and someone can only go so long before

Should Nintendo make a ‘Mini Switch’?

Nintendo made clear with the Switch launch that the new hybrid console is not a replacement for the 3DS. Of course, years ago Nintendo said the DS would not replace

Original Tamagotchi makes a comeback in Japan

Everything popular from the 1990s returns at some point (at least, it seems that way). Now as seen on Amazon, the original Tamagotchi gets another chance in Japan for its

Carrie Fisher will still appear in Star Wars Episode IX

Numerous media outlets are reporting that Carrie Fisher, who passed away last December, will finish the modern Star Wars trilogy and act as General Leia in Episode IX. With filming

Online Switch scams polluting Amazon and other sites

When a popular product such as the Switch console from Nintendo is hard to find, scams will appear. Remember all the online empty box scams over the years? Sellers can

NR writers rank Star Wars movies from best to worst

With Star Wars Celebration happening in Orlando, Fl. this week, it might be fun to rank the seven mainline Star Wars movies. Few people will agree this is a simple

Diversity blamed for struggling Marvel comic sales?

Without a doubt, diversity is a controversial topic in today’s comic books. Critics argue that Marvel tries too hard to force diverse characters into the story. Existing characters are taken

Thoughts on FanimeCon, E3, Anime Expo and San Diego Comic-Con

Convention season in California is heating up! Many California-based con attendees have recently enjoyed WonderCon in Anaheim over the weekend. (Check our cosplay music video from the event here.) For

Hayden Christensen returns to Star Wars Celebration

Star Wars prequels are a divisive topic for people. Either Episodes I, II and III are vigorously defended or slammed harshly by critics. Hayden Christensen in particular took a lot

Nintendo ‘docking and undocking the Switch 100 times per day’

Switch owners are expressing frustration about a scratching problem related to the console’s dock. Apparently when the Switch inserts into the dock or comes out, it risks becoming scratched. Because

GameStop closing locations, losing stock value

For years, GameStop stores seemed almost as common as Starbucks. Is there a mall or outdoor shopping center nearby? GameStop is most likely inside. Through the rise of the digital

Super Mario Run plagued by pop ups, but still fun (Android review)

Finally, Super Mario Run is out on Android through the Google Play store. For months, it had been exclusive to iOS because of a deal between Nintendo and Apple. Now,

Australia effectively bans Outlast 2

Ban drama is a recurring theme in news around the world. In this instance, Australia decided to join the action and hit the ban button on the upcoming survival-horror game

Disney pulls Beauty and the Beast from Malaysia

“Controversy” over the live-action Beauty and the Beast carries on. Released this past Friday in theaters everywhere, the remake is a wild financial success for Disney as it opened to

Slime-san slides into a high score (Steam review)

Gross. Slime-san is a game about a piece of slime. Scheduled for release on April 7th through Steam, Fabraz and Headup Games are teaming up together to bring this gooey

Lindsey Stirling shines as Belle in Beauty and the Beast video

Time flies. Lindsey Stirling, a failed America’s Got Talent contestant in 2010, is now a star thanks to the power of YouTube and other social media. Her brand of violin

Disney holds open casting call for Aladdin

Middle Eastern actors between ages 18-25 and hoping to become the next Disney star can try for a lead role in the live-action Aladdin adaptation, set to begin filming this

2D Mario games need a significant makeover (opinion)

Happy Mario Day. Once Super Mario Bros. came out for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in 1985, the video game industry picked up momentum and turned into the mainstream phenomenon

Switch sales better than Wii according to NYT?

Finally, the Switch console from Nintendo is officially released, if gamers can find one. Most social media reports give the impression the Switch is near impossible to find, as fans