Posts tagged Conventions
Police were recently called to a sci-fi convention (NOR-CON IV) held at the University of East Anglia to stop an argument between a Star Wars fan and a Doctor Who fan. There was no physical fight. There was no lightsaber – sonic screwdriver battle. It was just a verbal argument between two More >
This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to attend Creation Entertainment’s Grand Slam Star Trek & Sci-Fi Summit Convention in Burbank, CA. The entirety of the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation was on hand, making it even more exciting. I’ve been watching TNG since its premiere when I was More >
Nerds, nerds, nerds! It was a nerdful weekend when we held our very first ReactorCon this past Saturday at the Frank & Son Collectible Show. It was a fun event filled with artists, special guests, concerts, video game tournaments, and more.
A special thanks to Dean Cain, Johnny Young More >
Every now and then an article will pop up about sexual harassment in the geek community; we have all seen them. Be it harassment in online gaming or at conventions, hundreds have weighed in on the topic. Blame has been cast on all sides and solutions of varying viability have been suggested. But More >
It’s good to be a hacker. Anonymous might know this best. Work from home, on the road, and when you get caught, it’s a slap on the wrist and a high paying job at Microsoft, Google, Apple, the N.S.A or C.I.A. The Black Hat convention, running since 1997, is comprised of security teams from More >
At many of the major conventions I’ve been to, I always find myself in a huge line going to buy model kits, statues or action figures. And at the same time I also like seeing what figures will be released in the near future. The main two booths I visited were Square Enix and Blue Fin. There is More >
This year’s Tri Wyrd convention is of interactive storytelling bringing the life of LARPING, transmedia entertainment giants, Blizzard creative minds, and an assortment of LARPING games, activities, and contests that are fun for the whole family. The event takes place from June 21st-24th at the More >
This year three members of the Nerd Reactor staff were lucky enough to make the trip out to the east coast for one of the world’s largest costuming convention, or otherwise known as Dragon*Con 2011.
Before we left we were warned about the twenty-four hour costume parties, the Labor Day More >
This will be your biggest WTF moment of the day. You read it right! This fall there will be a Call of Duty convention in Los Angeles on September 2nd and 3rd. Just announced today, Activision will be holding a two-day event celebrating their most successful franchise. What the hell would a Call of More >
Contributing Editor: Chris Del Castillo
The week has passed, and the trends are already changing. That was Ford’s main focus for their Forward with Ford conference in Dearborn, Michigan. With over two-hundred of us ready for our senses to be immersed in styles, trends, audible technologies, More >
The second annual Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Festival wrapped up this past weekend featuring events from Warren Beatty speaking about Dick Tracy, q&a’s with director of Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Kahn and executive writers/producers of Star Trek (2009), comic writers and artists showcasing More >
Going into its second super hero action packed year, the Hero Complex Film Festival is going to be a four-day event sure to bring surprise, suspense, and spandex! Q&A sessions with filmmakers, a reminiscent experience with More >
Full HDMI 1.4 stereoscopic 3D in double 1280X1470 (per eyeball) 720p - hallelujah! EuroGamer.net is reporting that in a recent talk to someone close with the Xbox 360 development team the following was said:
“They’d be mad not to do it, is all I can say…The machine is not only very capable, it’s More >
After a months of waiting, SPJA’s Anime Expo officially announced Thursday night that Japanese Pop Trio, Kalafina, will be their first Musical Guest for this year. They are most well known for their theme songs for animes such as Black Butler and more recently Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Attendees More >
At this year’s Wonder Con, Ryan Reynolds and the rest of the cast of The Green Lantern visited San Francisco to show off new footage from the film. Luckily, our Nerd Reactor crew was there too see it. The new footage shown was something that left them shocked, amazed and with damp More >
We here at Nerd Reactor will be having our own booth at JVAC Mini-Con this Saturday on December 4th, 2010 at Pasadena City College. So come out and support us by buying Nerd Reactor merchandise. We will also be giving away other nerdy merchandise.
JVAC Mini-Con 2010 is being run by JVAC, anime More >
It was thought that Nintendo would finally be back to the Consumer Electronics Expo come January 2011 after a 16 year hiatus. In fact the last time Nintendo was at the event, they showcased “Project Reality”, which later became the Nintendo 64.
Unfortunately rampant online postings has Nintendo to More >
This day was a beautiful day, at first it was projected to rain, but it was nice and sunny. Today there were cars from movies and TV shows. Also since it was a day before Halloween lots of cosplayers came out and they came out in full force. Characters from my childhood to characters for More >
The 10th Anniversary of the World Cyber Games took place early last month. Participants from 58 countries were gathered at the Los Angeles convention center to go “Beyond the Game”, the slogan of WCG. The WCG has traveleled to San Fransisco, Singapore, Monza, Seattle, Cologne, and Chengdu to have More >
If you’re a fan or die-hard fan of Twilight, you owe it to yourself to check out The Official Twilight Convention this weekend, or else Team Jacob and Team Edward will hunt you down and take you away, or maybe just try to convince you that their idol is the best. The event starts this Friday, More >
SCION NIGHT IS BACK!!!! Tuesday October 26th, 2010 with the all NEW 2011 SCION TC!
For the past 7 years Southern Californian Scion owners have flooded the streets of downtown Buena Park, where Knott’s Berry Farm is located. One night, out of the 30+, owners and militaryMore >
Valve brought their “A” game to PAX this year, revealing new features in the highly anticipated Portal 2 title. These are the first videos released that showcase the new co-op feature. As disappointing it was to hear that the game was pushed back to 2011, we can savor over these videos to hold us More >
Mobile Suit Gundam 00: Awakening of the Trailblazer Movie to Premiere at the New York Anime Festival
Could that possibly be any longer of a title? Anyways, Sunrise has announced that the North American premiere of the new Mobile Suit Gundam 00 movie will be shown at the New York Anime Festival/ New York Comic Con. It will stay true to its roots with Japanese audio and English subtitles. The movie More >
Sometimes big conventions like Comic-Con lose a lot of the personal touch due to the massive hordes of people that over crowd the convention, leaving many feeling like herded cattle than fans that came to appreciate their favorite heroes with fellow con goers. This last weekend the Nerd Reactor More >
This past weekend Movie Con 3 wrapped up in London and they had a shot at asking all the questions and finding the scoop on new films. Well thankfully for us they managed to score a sneak peak at some of the cast of the upcoming X-Men installment, which is to begin shooting in just two weeks! More >