Posts From Reinier Macatangay

How does Switch voice chat work?

Figuring out how voice chat will work on the upcoming Switch console is not simple at the moment. Nintendo fans are trying to interpret what Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aimé meant when

Nintendo’s stock went down after Switch reveal?

Despite the excitement generated by fans following Nintendo’s Switch press conference a few days ago, not everyone is optimistic about the company’s future. Their stocks actually went down after the

NYT misses mark in Super Mario Run gender criticism

Op-eds tend to be hit or miss at The New York Times. The articles are sent in from anyone around the world, although there is a checkpoint since the editors

CES 2017: Samsung and others push VR

Oh how times are changing quickly. Remember last decade when the Angry Video Game Nerd mercilessly mocked the Virtual Boy? Towards the end, he pointed out how companies no longer

CES 2017: Samsung unveils Notebook Odyssey for gamers

Gamers know Samsung for its high-quality smartphones (well, except for the Samsung Note 7). Samsung makes other products too, including laundry machines, refrigerators and even laptops. Its laptops are generally

What makes CES different than other conventions?

First-time CES attendees, who have only previously experienced anime and comic book conventions, will meet a different kind of convention this week, as The International Consumer Electronics Show returns to

Felicity Jones receives Jedi advice

For Felicity Jones, it has been a busy month. With the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story earlier in December, the 33-year-old actress made her rounds on late-night

Mario Kart 64 speeds onto Wii U Virtual Console

One of the greatest multiplayer titles in existence, Mario Kart 64, is available on the Wii U Virtual Console today. It seems like this game should have come out sooner,

Is Nickelodeon behind a new animated Nintendo show?

Nintendo fans must be pleased to read recent headlines on Google. A quick search will reveal article titles such as “Nickelodeon may be working on an animated Nintendo show” and

Is Disney producing too many live-action remakes?

According to a September 18th article on Insider, “Disney is planning 18 more live-action movies of its animated classics.” Eighteen! Among the remakes is the upcoming Beauty and the Beast,

Angry Video Game Nerd Christmas episode receives mixed reviews

James Rolfe of Cinemassacre continues to produce Angry Video Game Nerd episodes after all these years, and each December brings forth the traditional Christmas-themed episode. This year is no different,

The CGI debate in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Spoilers! This article contains important spoilers, so it might be wise to watch Rogue One: A Star Wars Story first before continuing to read. Still reading? Rogue One features two

Chocobo Theme lyrics in Final Fantasy XV?

Pointing out lyrics to the chocobo song might seem like a small note to make, but it is simply exciting to hear any lyrics to the familiar theme in Final

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild release date pushed to June?

Gamers undoubtedly remain excited over the upcoming release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on the Wii U and Nintendo Switch next year. The question is, which

New ‘Gilmore Girls’ episodes on Netflix this week

Widely seen as a show for girls during its original run, Gilmore Girls has a wider reach than what one might think. The mother-daughter dramedy, which lasted for seven seasons

Wii released 10 years ago

On November 19, 2006, Nintendo released its controversial Wii console in North America. While applauded by fans for its unique approach to game controls, the Wii had plenty of fair

Nintendo accused of ‘Artificial’ NES Classic Edition shortage

As covered in another article on Nerd Reactor, Nintendo is attempting to reassure everyone more NES Classic Editions are arriving to meet the, perhaps predictable, high demand. But, people continue