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So a House Can Fly with Balloons: Up-inspired House Flies in Real Life

Remember watching the Pixar movie UP and wondered if it was possible to actually make a house fly by using a lot of balloons? Well National Geographic was inspired by

Insomniac Games & iam8bit Presents Community Day 2011: A Chance to Play Resistance 3 and More

Insomniac Games has announced Community Day 2011. It’s going to be held on Tuesday, March 29th at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, CA. With the help from iam8bit, the event

Web Series Spotlight: Jeff & Ravi Fail History

Here’s a new web series, Jeff & Ravi Fail History, that was one of two winners for the Subway Fresh Artists Featured Filmmakers challenge. It stars Brendan Bradley, who will

One Player’s Tribute to A.I.

Author’s Note: If you’ve been to an arcade and can relate to any of this on any level, then you’ll understand just how important A.I. came to be to me.

Geek Spotlight: A Hardcore KISS Fan

Meet Gil. He’s a salesman by day, but a hardcore KISS fan by night. Nerd Reactor was able to check out his pad and take some pics of his collectibles,

The Machines of Arcade Infinity Silenced

For eleven years the game machines of Arcade Infinity in Rowland Heights brought tears of triumph and tears of frustration to the gamers of southern California.  But last weekend those machines were

Arcade Infinity Tribute Video Reminds Us of the Happy Days

Here’s a tribute video that was sent to us for Arcade Infinity from Hubert Cheng. Arcade Infinity is one of the top hangout arcade spots in Southern California, and after

Modern War Gear Solid Part 4: Snake vs. Master Chief

Here’s part 4 of Modern War Gear Solid, an action/parody of Metal Gear and Modern Warfare. Snake and Ghost are at it again with the continuing saga to stop Activistsun

Peter Weller’s Take on Proposed Detroit RoboCop Statue

Peter Weller, the actor who portrayed the cybernetic law enforcer of future Detroit seems to be quite passionate about the proposed statue of his metallic alter ego in this exclusive

Add some Flare to your iPhone or iOS with the Siberia Neckband Headset

From Steelseries, a well known name when it comes to hardcore competitive gaming around the world, the Siberian neckband steps away from gaming and gives a new accessory for iOS

Gallifrey One’s Catch 22: Islands of Mystery

Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, and Chris Hardwick   Just last weekend was the twenty second annual Doctor Who convention ‘Gallifrey One’ which is held each February in the LAX Marriot.  It

Tonight I’m Frakking You Music Video

When you throw Caprica‘s Alessandra Torressani, Kunal Nayyar from The Big Bang Theory, Richard Hatch from Battlestar Galactica, and The Guild‘s Amy Okuda into a bar full of cosplayers with Enrique Iglesias’

New York Fashion Week ‘Super’ Models

This week at New York Fashion Week designer Jeremy Scott unveils his Fall 2011 ready to wear collection inspired by DC Comic’s Super Heroes.  Already known for his iconic designs

What’s the Progress on that RoboCop Statue?

First look at the RoboCop statue. You can count me as a supporter of the RoboCop statue in Detroit. And so what if the original movie was shot in Dallas,

Interview with Djembe & Canvas, an Up and Coming Artist

I met Djembe the second to last day of CES at a booth, which was showing his art on their product. I was walking around and just looking at random

Playable Angry Birds Birthday Cake – Video

I’ve seen plenty of video game cakes before, but never one that was playable. Have you heard of Angry Birds yet? No? It’s a game in which you slingshot angry

A San Diego Evening of Steampunk Delights: Voyages Extraordinaires

Last weekend in San Diego steampunk fans were certainly in for a treat, Queen Bee’s Art & Cultural Center hosted an amazing night of music and performances entitled ‘Voyages Extraordinaires’. 

Mini Minecraft Movie Massacres Zombies

Oh, wow. I haven’t even played the game Minecraft yet, and this still somehow manages to be awesome. The vid starts off slow, but don’t worry, the music jacks into

Another Real Life Mario Kart? Great Effects

The battle for best real life Mario Kart video has begun! We just posted a video of french man Rémi Gaillard pretending to be Mario on real roadways, but it

Like Beer and Arcade Games? The Gamerator Is the Answer

Gone are the days of pausing a game and going to the fridge to grab a drink. Now you can play your favorite arcade games and get a beer without