BuzzFeed addresses the ‘fake geek girl’ issue in its latest video

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The clickbait, millennial-driven media site BuzzFeed has been on a roll lately with its slew of new videos. The latest video drives a certain point home about the rampant sexism in nerd culture. Keep in mind, while watching this, that the video addresses an overall problem in our culture, and … Continue reading

Jurassic World erects giant John Hammond statue in honor of Richard Attenborough

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Director and actor Richard Attenborough passed away at the age of 90 just a few days ago, and already the Jurassic World team has erected a giant statue in his honor. The statue is very reminiscent of the Walt Disney statues you see inside Disneyland. Attenborough has directed movies like Gandhi and Chaplin, … Continue reading

Henry Cavill does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in his Superman outfit with Amy Adams

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On the set of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Henry Cavill did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in his Superman costume along with Amy Adams. Props to Cavill, since he got 6 ice water buckets dumped on him. To donate, visit alsa.org. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters … Continue reading

First look at Lucy Lawless as Agent Isabelle Hartley

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Marvel has released a first look of Lucy Lawless’ character, Agent Isabelle Hartley. The actress is known for portraying Xena in Xena: Warrior Princess, and soon she will now join the cast of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in season 2. She is joined by new member Mockingbird (Adrianne Palicki). Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will return … Continue reading

The Legend of Korra video game gets new Pro-Bending screenshots

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Activision has released new screenshots for Platinum Games’ The Legend of Korra video game. For the new screenshots, we get to see the Pro-Bending gameplay mode that’s based on the sport from the animated TV series. Pro-Bending will have two teams of three players compete to push the rival team off … Continue reading

The League of S.T.E.A.M. season 3 premiere episode is now online

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The League of S.T.E.A.M. is back with the premiere of season 3. The episode, “Now You See Me…” is the first of 10 episodes and features the League getting visited by Dr. Herbert Griffin (Phil LaMarr), a scientist who became invisible after an experiment gone wrong. Now it’s up to the gang to … Continue reading

Pokken Tournament is the Pokemon fighting game we’ve all been waiting for

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This is real. The game of my dreams is happening. Namco Bandai and The Pokemon Company are collaborating to develop a full fledged Pokemon fighting game dubbed Pokken Tournament. The name combines the “Pok” in Pokemon and the “Ken” from Tekken.  The first footage of the game features fighting-types Lucario and Machamp … Continue reading

Black Gold Online – ‘Campaign of Ashes’ announced (MMO)

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To the handful of us that play MMORPGs (Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games), you may have heard of the Steampunk vs Fantasy game called Black Gold Online. Released in June of 2014, the game already has a major content update coming up with “Campaign of Ashes”. To be clear, Black … Continue reading

Donald Glover will voice Miles Morales in animated Spider-Man series

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In Marvel’s Ultimate Universe, Nick Fury was inspired by Samuel L. Jackson, so to have the actor portray Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was awesome news. It looks like Donald Glover (Community) will be following in Jackson’s footstep. He was the inspiration for comic writer Brian Michael Bendis’ Miles Morales, a … Continue reading

Ridley Scott to shoot Blade Runner 2 before Prometheus sequel

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Blade Runner is a sci-fi classic film that is well-liked by fans and critics. Prometheus, although not hated by many, hasn’t reached that status yet. Both films were directed by visionary Ridley Scott, and now he’s revealed which of the two sequels he’ll be shooting next after adapting Andy Weir’s sci-fi … Continue reading

Russo Bros. respond to Captain America 3 and Batman v Superman release date controversy

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Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. were playing a game of chicken for the May 6, 2016 release date for their respective films. Marvel Studios first announced that Captain America 3 was going to be released on that date (it was an untitled Marvel movie at the time), and then Warner … Continue reading

Capcom sues Koei Tecmo over controller vibrating patent and more

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Capcom, the Japanese publishing company known for Street Fighter and Resident Evil, is suing Koei Tecmo, a Japanese video game publisher known for Dynasty Warriors and Dead or Alive. Capcom is accusing the other of multiple patent infringement, according to a Sankei report from a translation by Siliconera. What are the patents? These include unlocking … Continue reading

The Emmy Awards get some pampering from GBK’s Luxury Gift Lounge

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The Emmy Awards isn’t just about honoring those who are nominated for awards, but also about endorsing important charities and luxury items for showcase. Nerd Reactor was invited by special events company GBK to check out what they had to offer to the nominees of shows like Orange is the … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy’s Michael Rooker and Dave Bautista do the Baby Groot Dance scene

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Potential spoiler for Guardians of the Galaxy. During a panel at Wizard World Chicago, Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Michael Rooker (Yondu) and Dave Bautista (Drax the Destroyer) reenacted the end-credit scene featuring baby Groot dancing. Rooker is seen standing inside a bucket, with Bautista sitting and looking back every so … Continue reading