Manual of Mischief review: Bart Simpson’s guide to pranks and gags


Welcome back, “Reactorteers”(patent pending), for another exciting review. Woohoo! This week we take a look at Bart Simpson’s Manual of Mischief. Being a book that is about pranks and gags, who is better to teach you than Bart Simpson? The book is part of Insight Edition’s The Vault of Simpsonology series, celebrating 25 … Continue reading

Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky (review)


Tecmo Koei has released the next game in the Atelier JRPG series, Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky, exclusively on the PlayStation 3. Developed by Gust, the game is set four years after the events of Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk and features two new alchemists characters, Logix Fiscario, also … Continue reading

Journey to the West review: Stephen Chow hunts down demons from Chinese folklore


I love me some Stephen Chow. Ever since I saw Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle, I was right there waiting on whatever Stephen Chow was going to release in theaters. So you can imagine my excitement when we got the chance to review his new film, Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons. … Continue reading

SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive gives you extra storage on the go

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Sandisk offers an alternative to your typical storage space needs with the SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive. It’s designed for people always on the go who wants to share information between wireless devices. It also houses its own wi-fi network. In an age where people carry information everywhere, the SanDisk Connect Wireless … Continue reading

Review: Art of Titanfall


Titan Books is definitely on a roll with releasing these quality artbooks! Like the previously released Art of Assassin’s Creed IV, they have come to release The Art of Titanfall. Organized and put together by Andy McVittie, who previously put together The Art of Assassin’s Creed III, this compilation of … Continue reading

Review: Jump to lightspeed with Topps’ Star Wars radio drama

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This is quite an interesting little item that dropped by our door here at Nerd Reactor. I don’t think it is #ThrowbackThursday, but Topps has re-released the classic Star Wars radio drama that aired on NPR in the ’80s. The original series first ran in 1981 and for the first … Continue reading

Revisit video game history with Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition (review)

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If there is a series that I can claim near encyclopedic knowledge of, it’s Resident Evil. I’ve played nearly every game, despite the original being released when I was only four, and my profile image on this site is a shot of my Jill Valentine cosplay; so it’s fair to … Continue reading

Through the Wormhole ‘Is God an Alien Concept?’ recap and review


Through the Wormhole is a science documentary series hosted by the beloved Morgan Freeman. Whether you loved his performance in Driving Miss Daisy, Shawshank Redemption, Bruce Almighty, or The Dark Knight Trilogy, he has become more than a man, he has become a legend. While I can tell that Morgan is reading some kind of … Continue reading

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles – 10 years later and still a classic

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Namco Bandai Games celebrates the 10th anniversary of Tales of Symphonia with Tales of Symphonia Chronicles, exclusively for the PlayStation 3. Tales of Symphonia Chronicles includes the original Tales of Symphonia game with HD graphics, new costumes and added content (the added content was originally released for the Japanese PS3 version). … Continue reading

The Raid 2: Berandal is a bigger and bloodier action extravaganza (review)


When the The Raid: Redemption was released in theaters, it was a hit among those who saw it in theaters. The realistic bloody martial arts action that Gareth Evans depicted in Redemption resulted in a lot of “oh my gods” and “holy shits” inside theaters. That’s why the ticket demand was … Continue reading

Vikings Season 2 Premiere Review – ‘Brother’s War’

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Vikings will be premiering its second season tonight (10/9c) on the History Channel. If you haven’t seen the first season, there may be spoilers below. History’s first scripted drama was a hit. It’s a tale about how a simple viking named Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) wanted more in life. He becomes … Continue reading

Review: Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ (Dubbed)


Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement announcement was a sad day for all animation enthusiasts. Stating firmly that The Wind Rises would be his last film, he gave me unparalleled expectations for a production that would blow me away. Maybe so much hype isn’t always a good thing. While I’ve always been a fan … Continue reading

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare (Xbox One review)


By Jadarina The age-old war on your front lawn between plants and the undead are at it again this time, however, they have a whole new arsenal at their hands…petals…vines? Whatever they have, they have a lot of it. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is the newest in the franchise, … Continue reading

Thief review: Square Enix’s reboot comes out of the shadows


In 1998, Looking Glass Studios created Thief: The Dark Project, the highly-praised first-person stealth game released under Eidos. Thief 2: The Metal Age continued the tradition and the story. The third game, Thief: Deadly Shadows, emphasized the first-person stealth game tradition and was created using the Unreal engine. It was a vast … Continue reading