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Got Some Anger Issues? Take It Out on RAGEGAGE!

I present to you, the RageGage. It’s made for those that have a short fuse, but would not like to break their keyboards, monitors, printers, or even their coworkers. Thought

Bored Fan Makes Fully Functional Assassin’s Creed Hidden Blade

You don’t know how many times I’ve come across a situation where I’ve been like, “Man, I could totally use a hidden blade right now.” Thankfully, one dedicated fan has

Gamer Girl, Raychul Moore, Talks Games with Nerd Reactor

I had a chance to chat about video games with the lovely Raychul Moore during WonderCon 2011. We talk about what we think is going to be the game of

Behind the Scenes of Disney’s ‘Tangled’ at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects

I was invited to the Gnomon School of Visual Effects last Thursday (April 28th) for a special behind-the-scenes look at Tangled. The panel of people who took me on my

Hatsune Miku+Toyota team up for new US Promotion

At first I thought this was some fancy fan commercial. Then I saw the uploader was ToyotaUSA(Toyota’s Official US Division). It seems Toyota has brought over the spunky twintail virtual

New MUST HAVE Book For Any Dr.Horrible Fan

Just recently received at the Nerd Reactor mail room, a new book on Joss Whedon’s Emmy award-winning musical comedy, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along-Blog. The book takes you behind the scenes, giving

“Roll a D6” Brings the Party to the Tabletop

Do you play D&D? Do you LARP? Then surely you must’ve listened to Far East Movement’s “Like a G6” before right? Well, this one’s for you. Conner Anderson and Broken

Nintendo 3DS Falls Short

According to AkihabaraNews, Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata expected to sell at least 4 million units by the end of its fiscal year, but they only sold 3.61 million. This left

Japan Brought Maid Cafes And Now Irvine Brings…Hero Cafe

Hero Cafe is just as it sounds. It’s a cafe with a Superhero vibe. Fellow Nerd Reactor writer Narvin and I found this place just in front of the 24

Nerd Reactor Podcast – PSN Edition

You can’t go anywhere without hearing about the ongoing controversy over the hacking of the Playstation Network. Nerd Reactor’s finest take a look at how it all started and the

Super GT Racing Cars with Anime Flair

This past weekend the Super GT qualifying session GT300 took place at the Fuji Speedway in Japan. A couple of the racing cars featured itasha designs. Itasha is the trend of decorating a car with anime/manga/game characters. The result was some unique looking racing cars causing otaku to go wild over this racing event. Even the race queens got dressed up along with the itasha theme.

GSC’s Charity Miku Nendoroid sell like hotcakes

Besides singing, getting her own video game, and dazzling the stage, Virtual Idol Hatsune Miku of VOCALOID can add another accomplishment to her impressive resume, philanthropist. Back in Early April,

My (Slightly NSFW) Impressions of Fast Five

(Contains slight NSFW language and slight spoilers. You’ve been warned.) Since my esteemed fellow colleagues made a podcost about the movie reviewing it and giving their impression of the movie,

President Obama Mocks Donald Trump with Lion King Birth Video

This week, the big mystery was finally solved when the President released the long-form version of his Birth Certificate. A development that made a lot of people sleep easier. Yesterday,

Nerd Joke of the Day!

This is really only something the nerdiest of all nerds will get upon first read. And yeah, you might want to have a computer programming background to get the idea

5 Ideas for Your (Geeky) Mothers’ Day Gifts (and What’s Thwipster?)

Don’t tell me you forgot about Mothers’ Day? Well, that’s what we are here for. To remind you that spending money NEVER stops. Even if you do not have a

How Do I Wear Tokidoki’s New Era Marvel Comic Hats?

Upon first glance when I noticed these hats being sold on Tokidoki’s web store, I did not really think much of them. I mean, yeah, they are super cute and

Norio Ohga Former Sony President and Chairman Passes Away

On Saturday, April 23rd former Sony president and chairman Norio Ohga passes away at the age of 81 of multiple organ failure. A former opera singer Ohga joined Sony during

Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival

Last week Monterey Park celebrated its 14th annual Cherry Blossom Festival. The celebration was planned and coordinated by local volunteers and offered the learning and entertainment of Japanese and Japanese

Nuke the Fridge presents Jedi Elvis’ Red Cross Benefit Concert

A couple of weeks ago we here at Nerd Reactor were lucky enough to cover Nuke the Fridge presents Jedi Elvis’ Red Cross Benefit Concert. ¬†Guests included Chase Masterson (Star