About Chris Del Castillo

Growing up Chris watched a lot of the original Saturday morning cartoons and developed a love for arts and animation. Growing up he tried his hand at animation and eventually script writing, but even more his love of video games, anime and technology grew.

Choose your fate with new The Awakened Fate Ultimatum trailer


Once again you are placed in the role of a god in The Awakened Fate Ultimatum, which will release in 2015 from NIS America. You are given the difficult choice of protecting one girl while watching the other die. Who will you pick? A new trailer from NIS America shows off both Jupiel, … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Nomura interview on his first Batman Variant Play Art figure


At the Square Enix booth at San Diego Comic-Con, a special Batman DC Variant Playarts -Kai- figure was on display. It was a pretty crazy and cool design developed by legendary character designer and Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura, who gave this Batman a completely over-the-top look that works. We had a chance … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Skylanders invades Comic-Con


Skylanders has become one of Activision’s most successful franchises. It combines creating a world centered around toys and video games together and at San Diego Comic-Con, Activision and Toys for Bob had a few special surprises in store at their booth and panel. During a packed Skylanders Trap Team Panel, … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Super Megaforce Rangers and Jason David Frank

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Like last year, the Nerd Reactor team was invited to interview the cast of Power Rangers Super Megaforce, who were joined by the Silver Ranger Cameron Jebo, and Green Ranger Jason David Frank. For the Megaforce team, we chatted about how things have been going for them since last yea, how it feels … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Konami introduces Pendulum Monsters and some top reprints for duelists


Every year at San Diego Comic-Con, Konami shows off the upcoming line of Yu-Gi-Oh! products for the rest of the year. This year was no different except that the whole booth was dedicated only to Yu-Gi-Oh! At the entrance of the booth were four Yu-Gi-Oh! based games, an upcoming title … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Street Fighter Panel


Ultra Street Fighter IV and Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist were the big focus at this year’s Street Fighter Panel held by Capcom. The panel began with a trailer showing off the new features in Ultra Street Fighter IV. There will be special pre-order bonus costumes for people who pre-order the game from … Continue reading

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma gameplay of Celica A Mercury and Minerva


During the BlazBlue web radio show, players were introduced to one of the two characters that are being added in the fall arcade update of BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma. Celica fights with the help of Mercury, which was designed by Kokonoe with plans taken from Konoe and Relius Clover. The creators made Celica a character for beginners … Continue reading

Fire Emblem: Awakening’s Lucina figure

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Last year Good Smile Company showcased a prototype figma featuring Lucina from Fire Emblem: Awakening, dressed up as Marth. During Wonder Festival 2014  Good Smile Company displayed the masked Lucina for everyone to see. Equipped with her Parallel Falchion at her side we can expect an unmasked version included in the box. … Continue reading

Dark Horse Comics and 343 Industries to release Halo replica ships and vehicles


During the Dark Horse Comics “The Art of Video Games” panel at San Diego Comic-Con it was announced that Dark Horse Comics will be working together alongside 343 Industries to release replica ships and vehicles from the Halo universe. This isn’t the first time Dark Horse and 343 have worked together, … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy is coming to Disney Infinity


This September Disney Infinity 2.0 will features many of the Marvel Super Heroes and now Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Groot and Rocket Raccoon are the next heroes joining the fight. The Guardians of the Galaxy will have their own unique adventure and feature all five members to collect and enjoy including Rocket … Continue reading

Destiny’s Vanguard Armory trailer


If you haven’t pre-ordered your copy of Destiny yet, Bungie has announced the Vanguard Armory pre-order content.  The Vanguard Armory will include “early access” to nine weapons, one helmet for each class and the ‘Vanguard Honor’ player emblem. These will be included to people who have already ordered any edition of Destiny for either system.  … Continue reading

NISAmerica announces Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star Limited Edition


Tecmo Koei Games announced it was releasing Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star in North America and Europe in September, and now NIS America has announced it will be releasing a Limited Edition of the game via the NIS America website.   The NIS America exclusive Ar nosurge: Ode to an … Continue reading

Marvel Bishoujo Spider-Woman Metallic Paint Statue Review

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014 is less than a week away and for some people it’s all about the exclusive collectibles If you have never been to San Diego Comic-Con before, it is complete insanity…in a good way. The lines for these exclusive collectibles can take anywhere from 20 minutes to an … Continue reading

Solid Snake gets cute with Nendoroid and figma from Good Smile Company


Good Smile Company has probably been hiding these two figures under a cardboard box. And now Solid Snake has been revealed as a Nendroid and a Figma via the announcement on its Facebook page. No release dates have been announced. The figma, which is still unpainted, looks to be based on his Metal Gear … Continue reading

The Japanese Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX is a fan’s dream


Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX releases in Japan in October, and in North America and Europe in December. Square Enix has revealed a brand new illustration by Tetsuya Nomura which will serve as the game’s cover art. Japan will also be receiving three different version of Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX, two that includes the … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell’s Motoko Kusanagi: S.A.C. gets a Good Smile Company figma


I never expected to the see the Major get turned into a figma, but Good Smile Company announced via their Facebook page that Ghost in the Shell’s Motoko Kusanagi will be arriving in December. Good Smile has decided to focus on her Stand Alone Complex look, which is probably her best … Continue reading

Konami’s Battle Pack 3: Monster League kicks off a new draft style


  Konami is releasing Battle Pack 3: Monster League on August 1st, and there are some pretty interesting changes coming about with this new set. Designed for booster draft or sealed pack play, Battle Pack 3: Monster League includes a new special rule that makes monsters treated as all Types now, allowing for some different changes on … Continue reading

Toynami announces three San Diego Comic-Con exclusive items


With San Diego Comic-Con next week, the final SDCC exclusive items will be announced all this week. Toyanmi has decided to announce three of those exclusive with more to be announced later this week. Toynami Booth #3229     First released back in 2006, the Glorious Golden Talking Bender will once again be … Continue reading