Stranger in a strange land: My time at Colorado’s Animeland Wasabi

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Fifteen degrees and a dusting of snow heralds in the first full day of Animeland Wasabi. After seeing the cosplay at registration yesterday, I wonder how some of the attendees will manage this weather. I’m clothed top to tails and I’m shaking like a dog passing carpet tacks. Nervously I … Continue reading

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle coming April 29th


JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle will finally be arriving in North America for PlayStation 3 on April 29th. Featuring over 40 characters taken from all eight current JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure story arcs, players can play as and against their favorite characters in this 3D fighting game, where you fight with your stands to … Continue reading

Inti Creates and Keiji Inafune releasing Azure Striker Gunvolt

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Inti Creates and Keiji Inafune are teaming up to work on a brand new action adventure game for the Nintendo 3DS this summer via the Nintendo eShop. They are bringing their experience from developing the Mega Man Zero and Mega Man ZX series, as Keiji Inafune is directing the action. Set in … Continue reading

Devastation DLC has you fight a 100-foot Cryptid Kraken in Call of Duty: Ghosts


Ever wanted to fight a 100-foot enemy Kraken and live to tell the tale? Call of Duty: Ghosts’s second DLC will be letting you do just that with the upcoming Devastation DLC in the newest episode, “Mayday.” Devastation also includes four new multiplayer maps: “Ruins” is set in a Mayan Temple, … Continue reading

Dark Horse Comics releasing three new art books from Bethesda


Dark Horse Comics announced today that they will be teaming up with Bethesda to release three new artbooks this year for The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order, The Art of The Evil Within and Dishonored: The Dunwall Archives. Each book will retail for $39.99. The first art book will be The Art of … Continue reading

Michael B. Jordan says haters are going to see the Fantastic Four reboot anyway


The slightest change in a comic book adaptation will ruffle some feathers, so just imagine if it’s a change in aesthetics like changing a character’s skin color. With black actor Michael B. Jordan confirmed to play white character Johnny Storm, aka the Human Torch, many fans have been expressing their … Continue reading

Captain America takes out pirates in The Winter Soldier 4-minute clip

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There has been a lot of footage being revealed for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. In addition to the trailers and TV spots, fans who went to see Thor: The Dark World were treated with a 5-minute clip and preview of Captain America dispensing justice inside an elevator filled with … Continue reading

Are Dragon Age: Inquisition’s next-gen graphics enough to sway you?

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Whether you like it or not, your PS3 and Xbox 360 are on borrowed time now. Sure they’ll be participating in future releases such as Watch Dogs, Destiny, and even Dragon Age:Inquistion, but how long can you stare at those last-gen graphics? How long will you wait as potentially fantastic … Continue reading

Don Draper meets Rod Serling in ‘Walking Distance’

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When I watched the pilot episode of the AMC show Mad Men, I was dazzled by the design and intrigued by the characters that illustrated the glamorous (and repressed) world of the 1960s. It wasn’t until I watched as copywriter Paul Kinsey paraphrases the opening monologue from The Twilight Zone, … Continue reading

Disney cuts about 700 people from its gaming division


Hot on the heels of Irrational Games’ closure, Disney is the next studio to reduce its interactive division workforce by about 700 people, almost a quarter of its total employees.  The company seeks to consolidate both their gaming and internet division in an effort to maintain profitability. They aim to … Continue reading

Andrew Garfield didn’t betray Batkid


Most of you have probably heard that Andrew Garfield threw a bitch fit and left during the middle of the Academy Awards rehearsals inevitably crushing Batkid’s dreams. Andrew Garfield was to deem Batkid as an honorary superhero thus making this wonderful child’s dream come true. Rumors speculated that The Amazing … Continue reading

NR Podcast #38: Rise of an Empire of the Raid

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Download | Itunes | Subscribe to RSS | Previous Episodes l Twitter There’s a lot of exciting nerd announcements this week, and the Nerd Reactor Podcast gang chimes in. Hosting the podcast this week is Mike Villarreal. Joining him are John “Spartan” Nguyen, Mark Pacis, Jose Gutierrez III and Holly Amos. Mark and I had the opportunity to … Continue reading