Happy birthday, Ray Bradbury!

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“It was a pleasure to burn.” It was with those words, that I was first introduced to Ray Bradbury. I became acquainted with Bradbury’s work early in high school, when my freshman English class was assigned what many consider to be the author’s seminal work, Fahrenheit 451. From the first … Continue reading

NR Podcast #14: Xbox One and PS4 at Gamescom and Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Ultron

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Download | Itunes | Subscribe to RSS | Previous Episodes Welcome to episode 14 of the NR Podcast. We talk about the news surrounding the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 during Gamescom, the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Ultron and Fox’s plan with X-Men, Fantastic Four and X-Force. Hosts: Holly the White Walker, Jose the … Continue reading

Fan Expo 2013 set to kick off with Stan Lee, Sports and Yoda burgers?

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Everyone is getting pumped up for this weekend’s Canada’s largest convention, Fan Expo, and we Canucks are getting ready to get our geek on! This year’s event, which runs from Thursday through Sunday, will see some mega stars such as Nathan Fillion, Ron Perlman, Norman Reedus, Zachary Quinto  and more … Continue reading

Batman universe villains to appear on Arrow

With the unexpected success of Arrow, DC is pushing out more DC universe characters to the show including some Batman universe villains. Long ago Ra’s al Ghul was rumored to appear on the show, which was later found to be false. Executive producer Marc Guggenheim tweeted the title of the … Continue reading

Lucian The Purifier: Champion Spotlight

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Riot has finally delivered on Lucian The Purifier, the 115th (?) champion in League of Legends. This champion’s design is unique in a few ways: He seems of African descent (Ya, a black dude, took you long enough Riot) Male Ranged Attack Damage Carry. Ezreal, Graves, and Varus have competition … Continue reading

The Bastard of the North, Kit Harington, gets in shape for Paul W.S. Anderson’s ‘Pompeii’

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While Game of Thrones is prepping up for the next season, Jon Snow actor Kit Harington’s got some time to kill. You’ll be seeing him in Paul W.S. Anderson’s upcoming movie, Pompeii. Here’s a photo of the actor, courtesy of EW, in all his toned glory. In Pompeii, Harington plays a … Continue reading

Kickstarter: Bringing sexy cosplayers together for one epic calendar

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If you love sexy cosplayers and calendars, then you will definitely love this. Sexy Cosplay Girls is running a Kickstarter campaign, Project Cosplayers Unite, that will unite the many different sexy cosplayers from around the globe for one epic calendar. The money will go to flying all the cosplayers from … Continue reading

Space Team! It’s Sci-fi themed yelling for your mobile device

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The mission to benevolently explore space has never had a problem before, when all of a sudden my control panel erupts into a cacophony of flashing lights, sparks and spewing green ooze. The starship is crashing, and all because someone won’t “Coddle the Humming Bolt”…wait, what? What the hell is … Continue reading

Marvel looks to Elizabeth Olsen to play Scarlet Witch after Saoirse Ronan passes

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Looks like Marvel is trying to possibly reunite Godzilla actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson with his co-star Elizabeth Olsen for The Avengers: Age of Ultron. This time they’re being paired together as the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. Originally actress Saoirse Ronan was Marvel’s top choice to play Wanda, but has since passed on the role. … Continue reading

Honest Trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness (feat. HISHE)

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Honest Trailer and How It Should Had Ended (HISHE) worked together to point out the negatives out of JJ Abrams‘ Star Trek Into Darkness. It’s not only correct – it’s HILARIOUS. Star Trek Into Darkness was ranked the lowest Star Trek movie among Trekkies at the recent Star Trek convention … Continue reading

League of Legends gets hacked; accounts compromised

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League of Legends is a very popular MOBA game averaging 12 million players per day. Riot Games announced that “a portion” of the North American accounts have been compromised. What information has been accessed? Player’s usernames, emails, salted password hashes, and some first and last names. The password files are … Continue reading

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 coming September 3rd on PSN

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Last year Namco Bandai Games released One Piece: Pirate Warriors in both America and Europe (in Japan it is known as One Piece Kaizoku Musou, a Dynasty Warrior-themed game featuring the cast of One Piece. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 will take place after the timeskip, two years after the crew was split up. The … Continue reading

Batman: Arkham Origins trailer features boss battles and Firefly

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Check out this action-packed trailer for Batman: Arkham Origins that was released today during Gamescom. It shows off the many “assassins” out to get Batman. This means we’ll be getting a lot of boss battles. Some of the villains include Joker, Black Mask, Deathstroke, Bane and Copperhead. If you’re a … Continue reading

Sony disses Microsoft by saying they ‘have shifted their message’

What’s a console press conference without some console rivalry? During Sony’s press conference at Gamescom in Germany, Sony finally announced the release date for the PlayStation 4 for a November 15th launch date. They’ve revealed their launch games and while showcasing gamers what they can expect, they also couldn’t resist … Continue reading