ICYMI: What you should know this week, March 7 2014

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The top news from Nerd Reactor this week, in case you missed it. Clever HUVr hoverboard prank is a month early Similar to Jimmy Kimmel’s twerking girl who caught on fire, creating viral videos disguised as pranks are becoming more common these days. This one spread like wildfire as it … Continue reading

Naughty Dog says Uncharted writer Amy Hennig wasn’t forced out

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We recently reported that the game director and lead writer for Uncharted, Amy Hennig, recently left Naughty Dog. Websites have also reported that she was forced out of the company due to creative differences with Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley, the creative team who worked on The Last of Us. … Continue reading

The Last of Us’ Ashley Johnson heads to 1337 Lounge Live tonight

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The Last of Us recently released a DLC prequel, “Left Behind”, where you get to play as Ellie. The DLC has been making the internet rounds with its controversial surprise near the end, and 1337 Lounge Live has Ashley Johnson, the voice and motion actress for Ellie, making a special … Continue reading

ICYMI: What you should know this week, February 14 2014

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  It’s been a busy week in geek culture and in case you missed it (ICYMI) on Nerd Reactor, here’s a round up of stories that you need to see. Rocket Raccoon and Groot test footage! Here’s a badass, animated GIF of Rocket Raccoon (who will be voiced by Bradley … Continue reading

‘The Last of Us: Left Behind’ has a release date!

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Naughty Dog is giving its fans a Valentine’s Day gift – The Last of Us: Left Behind! This single-player DLC will be released on Valentine’s Day (02/14/14)! Yes, it’s true! The Last of Us: Left Behind releases Valentine’s Day, Feb 14, 2014 More info: http://t.co/pK3zPBzz6C — Naughty Dog (@Naughty_Dog) January … Continue reading

The Last of Us becomes fastest-selling PS3 game of 2013 with over 3.4 million copies sold

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Good news for Naughty Dog and its latest game, The Last of Us. It has become the fastest-selling PlayStation 3 game of 2013. Sony has counted both digital and shipping sales for the post-apocalyptic game, and it has totaled over 3.4 million sold worldwide. “These sales figures are a testament … Continue reading

The Last of Us: American Dreams – Interview with Faith Erin Hicks and Neil Druckmann

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The Last of Us is an upcoming PlayStation 3 game from Naughty Dog, the same team that created the Uncharted franchise. The story takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where survivors become as dangerous as the “infected”. Gamers follow Joel and Ellie as they traverse across infected-America. We had the … Continue reading

Interview with The Last of Us writer Neil Druckmann

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Neil Druckmann is the creative director at Naughty Dog and writer for their upcoming game, The Last of Us. We had the chance to briefly chat with Druckmann about the highly anticipated game. John “Spartan” Nguyen: When you first started on the project, did you want to do a zombie-type infestation … Continue reading