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.

Heracross and Pinsir will be available for Pokémon X/Y later this month


The Pokémon Company will be be distributing two different Pokemon starting August 13th, depending on if you have Pokémon X or Pokémon Y. For trainers who own Pokémon X, a level 50 Heracross will be added to your Pokémon box, while trainers with Pokémon Y, will get a level 50 Pinsir. Available until September 17th you can obtain each one … Continue reading

New Hyrule Warriors information including playable Ganondorf


With Hyrule Warriors releasing on September 26th, Nintendo wanted to release more information on the game via a special Nintendo Direct that solely focused on the upcoming title developed in collaboration with Tecmo Koei Games. Lots of new information was released including stages, weapons, items and even playable characters. We … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Nintendo offers playground for fans to play and compete


Every year at San Diego Comic-Con, Nintendo presents itself at the exhibition hall in the convention center as well as the ballroom at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina. There they had playable demos of Hyrule Warriors, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Bayonetta 2, Super Smash Bros. for the Wii … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Bluefin Tamashii Nations


After the Bluefin Tamashii Nations panel at Anime Expo, I decided to add the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive S.H. Figuarts Vegeta (featuring his original animation colors along with the Armored Black Ranger S.H. Figuarts) to my list of items to purchase. Every year Bluefin Tamashii Nations has a large booth which showcases … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Prima shows off some must have Collector Editions


It’s been a very long time since I’ve bought a strategy guide, due to the fact you can find everything online now and spending $10-$20 just doesn’t seem worth it anymore. Prima Games has stepped up their “game” recently with a few special collector edition sets like the previously released The Legend … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Bandai Namco Games


Bandai Namco was on the floor at San Diego Comic-Con showing off games like Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, Tales of Xillia 2, and a few others for fans to play. However, there was another room for the press to check out which had a hidden … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Kotobukiya showcases upcoming line up


Every year Stormtroopers and Darth Vader visit the Kotobukiya booth at San Diego Comic-Con, but this year the team had a really amazing display filled with tons of Stormtrooper ARTFX+ statues. The days leading up to the convention, Kotobukiya gave a sneak peek at upcoming releases and had a few … Continue reading

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