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RR 65 – Voltron Legendary Defender, New Ghostbusters Cartoon, Mighty No. 9 Reviews

Brandon, Mikey and Jared power the Reaction Engine this week with lots of talk about ‘Toons and Vidja Games.

Reactions this week include:

The SUPERB new Netflix series “Voltron: Legendary Defender”

Mighty No. 9 is finally out, and getting thrashed by critics

Ivan Reitman is making a new Ghostbusters cartoon, set in the fuuuuuture.

 

Plus more!

RR 64 – All of the E3 2016 REACTIONS!

The Core Four Reactors are all online this week, and we’re fired up over E3 2016! Listen along as Marty, Brandon, Michael and Jared share their Reactions to all of the news and announcements present at this year’s E3.

We discuss what we liked, didn’t like, who “won”, and what our favorite games of the show were.

And there are a bunch of jokes and puns along the way.

Ready guys?  LET’S REACT!

RR59 – Uncharted 4 gets “Nathan Drake’d”, Nintendo kinda sucks now, X-Men Apocalypse backlash, & more!

Another week, another does of Reactin’ from your favorite internet hooligans. Plus, Grumpy Marty continues his “heel turn”!

Topics this week include:

Somebody “Nathan Drake’d” a shipment of Uncharted 4 games, and second hand shops are already selling them in the UK.

Marty, Nintendo’s biggest fanboy, lays into them a bit over their lackluster performance and mind boggling decisions lately.

Bryan Singer took to the internet to try and defend his version of Apocalypse in the upcoming X-Men movie. Nice try.

Mighty Number 9 finally has a release date?!

Listener questions, and more!

RR 58 – Disney Live Action Remakes, StarFox Zero Review, Amazon Prime Changes, & More!

Welcome to what may very well be the last ever episode of Reactor Radio, as Jared and Marty appear posed to have a Captain America/Iron Man-style Civil War over Marty’s blatant disregard, disdain, and dislike of the legendary pilot Poe Dameron!

Despite that, this episode features a couple of brand new Reactor Songs, and a whole bunch of topics including:

Disney announces a bunch of new live action movies

Marty likes StarFox Zero, and tells the haters where to go

Amazon Prime has rolled out some new pricing schemes and some very questionable video game sales tactics

Nathan Fillion is in Guardians of the Galaxy!

And much more

RR 57 – Doom Beta, StarFox Launch, Batman: The Killing Joke, Benedict Cumberbatch does all the things

Turn the Radio dial to Reactions, cause this week Reactor Radio is coming at ya with these wonderful topics:

The Doom Beta is upon us, and the StarFox Zero launch is imminent… along with an anime?!

Batman: The Killing Joke gets an R rating, and will hopefully restore faith in DC after the fartmuffin that was Batman v. Superman.

Brandon hates Millennials. So did Twitter, after AMC briefly considered catering to them with “texting” seats at it’s cinemas.

Benedict Cumberbatch is in all the things: first we got new Doctor Strange trailers, and now word that he will voice The Grinch.

Plus listener questions and much more!

Ready guys? Let’s REACT!

RR 55 – Miitomo, Force Awakens Blu-Ray, Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Finale, and more!

Marty, Mikey and Brandon power the Reactor Radio this week with chat about Nintendo’s new app Miitomo, the Star Wars Rebels season 2 finale, Force Awakens arrives on Blu-Ray, and much more!

 

Love REACTING to nerdy things with fellow nerds? Join us at our Facebook Discussion Group! It’s called Reactor Network, and you can find it at www.ReactorNetwork.com

 

 

RR 53 – Pros and Cons of Marvel’s Shared Universe vs DC’s Multiverse, Daredevil, & more!

This week Jared, Mikey and Brandon discuss our pre-Batman v. Superman theories, hopes, and concerns and debate the pros and cons of Marvel’s approach (Movies and TV shows share a Universe) as opposed to DC’s (they are separate, alternate realities).

We also share our early (spoiler free!) discussion of Daredevil season 2, discuss rumors of Gamestop accepting Digital Games for trade in, and much more!

 

 

RR 52 – The M&M Show!

This week Marty and Michael power the Reactor Radio and bring you a special episode full of Mirth, Merryment, Machismo, Marzipan, the scent of rich Mahogany, Masterful discourse and other lovely “M”s.

Topics on this week’s show include:  Nintendo Direct reactions, the casting of J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon, the success of Walt Disney Animations Studios with Zootopia and more

Love Reacting to things yourself? Join us at our Facebook Group! We call it Reactor Network: www.ReactorNetwork.com

 

 

RR 50 – New Android Flagships, Star Wars Land Details, Incomplete Video Games, Zelda’s 30th

“I’m FIFTY!”

That’s right, Reactor Radio Podcast has somehow made it to 50 episodes! It’s been a wild ride, sometimes awesome, sometimes rocky, sometimes here and sometimes not… but the Core Reactors are so thankful for your ears and your support!

Topics this week include the unveiling of the LG G5 (with “Magic Slot”) and the Galaxy S7’s, Harrison Ford mumbles some new Star Wars Land details, Marty hates Video Games that charge full price by skimp on content, Legend of Zelda turns 30, and a whole ton of listener questions from Reactor Network!

Come join our community of fellow Nerds, Geeks and Reactors at our Facebook Group:  www.ReactorNetwork.com

We’d love to have ya!

 

 

RR 49 – Retirin Rasslers, DC Multiverse hooey, Soup Or Bowl Commericals, & much more!

Marty, Jared, Mikey and a suspiciously silent Brandon awaken from their “Soup Or Bowl” Party food coma’s in time to bring you this heapin’ helping of Reactions.

Daniel Bryan retired from the WWE due to brain injuries.

Peyton and the Bronco’s done won them a Super Bowl! We share our Reactions to the all important commercials!

Marty thinks Zach Snyder’s “multiverse” explanation for having 2 different actors play The Flash is bullhonkey. We debate!

WarCraft is giving away all of it’s expansions FOR FREE?

All this and much more as we count down to the landmark FIFTIETH EPISODE next week!

 

RR 48 – Justice League Action, Gilmore Girls Revival, Xbox One Sales, Hanna-Barbera Comics

3 Cores Online this week, since Marty died*. But 3 is more than enough to power this week’s Reaction Fest, with topics including:

A new Justice League Action animated series has been announcing, featuring Kevin Conroy as Batman and Mark Hamill as Joker!

Netflix has done the impossible and is officially bringing back Gilmore Girls with it’s original creator/showrunner in place.

EA executives accidentally spill the beans on just how poorly the Xbox One is doing saleswise.

Will the Nintendo NX be released in different phases, months apart?

DC Comics is relaunching Hanna-Barbera properties as comics with… unique new looks.

And much more!

 

*= Marty didn’t really die. He’ll be back next week.

RR 40: Latest Nintendo Direct info, Fallout 4 Reactions, New Star Wars Footage, much more!

Can you believe that 40 episodes have gone by… in a Flash? (shoutout to Mikey)

That’s right, this is the 40th episode of the Reactor Radio Podcast, your weekly virtual round table discussion about the nerdy things going on in Pop Culture.

Topics and Reactions this week include, but aren’t limited to:

Fallout 4

Nintendo Direct – New Zelda, Remastered Zelda, Zelda Amiibo’s, Final Fantasy’s Cloud comes to Smash Brothers, Star Fox coming in April, new JRPG’s coming, and much more

New Star Wars footage was awakened

Yo-Kai Watch Reaction

Spectre and Peanuts movie Reactions

 

and much more!

 

Core Reactors:  Marty Estes, Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

RR 37 – SW:TFA Trailer Reactions, Indiana Jones again?, 5 new Pop Tarts Flavors?!, Batman V. Superman & more!

We got our fancy britches on this week’s Reactor Radio Podcast, with tons of Reactions, a couple listener voicemails, special effect audio clips and TONS OF STAR WARS REACTING.

Topics this week include, but aren’t limited to:

  • The last Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer awakens many Reactions
  • Speilberg says he’s gonna make another Indiana Jones WITH Harrison Ford. Harrison was quoted as saying “grumblegrumblegrumbleYaygrumblegrumblegrumble”
  • Marty tells us about 5 new upcoming Pop Tarts flavors and we give the Yay, the Nay, or the Ewww they deserve
  • Is Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice going to be the most expensive movie of ALL TIME?!

 

Plus we welcome three listener voicemails, and much more!

 

Core Reactors:  Marty Estes, Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

 

Join in the discussion at our Facebook Group page:  www.ReactorNetwork.com

RR 34 – With Guest Reactor Justin Masson from NintendoDads Podcast!

This week the Core Reactors are joined by a very special Auxiliary Reactor:  Justin Masson from the “Nintendo Dads” Podcast!

With a guest like that, you know there will some more Nintendo and Mario Maker chat this week (including the winner in our friendly level creation competition!), but there’s also so much more!

Reaction Topics this week include the Doctor Who premiere, Kingdom Hearts 2.8, the Lego Dimensions voice cast, Fall TV premieres, Star Fox delay, The Splat from Nickelodeon showcasing it’s 90’s TV shows, Star Wars Episode 8 rumors, and more!

Instead of Quick Reactions, we close the show with Listener Questions! Submit your own for future episodes:  podcast@reactorradio.com

 

Join in the discussion at our Facebook Group:  www.ReactorNetwork.com

 

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RR 33 – Special Guest Liz from NerdInTheCity.com! Star Wars chat, Dr. Who, Mario Maker, much more!

The Core Four Reactors are joined this week by the amazing Liz Tailor, known on the Internets for her blog NerdInTheCity.com and the extremely fun YouTube series Cross Country Nerds!

 

Liz brings her passion for Star Wars and all things nerdy to the show this week to React to various topics, including: Jenna Coleman departing Doctor Who, the sad ending of the Star Wars Expanded Universe we all knew and loved, Mario Maker on Nintendo quickly becoming the new Reactor Radio addiction, Disney news including a new trailer for The Jungle Book and a new sequel for Mary Poppins, Kingdom Hearts 3’s never ending tease, the new Creed Trailer, the new $50 Amazon Fire Tablet, new Shovel Knight DLC, and SO MUCH MORE!

 

If you enjoy the show, PLEASE SHARE! And if you’d like to be an Auxiliary (Guest) Reactor yourself, let us know on Twitter!  You can find us @ReactorRadio.

 

Core Reactors:  Marty Estes, Michael Burgett, Brandon Smith, Jared Wallin

Auxiliary Reactor:  Liz Tailor

RR 32 – Mario Maker Madness! Fall TV Hype, Apple announcements, more!

The Core Four Reactors are online this week to React to Apple’s announcements this week, get hyped about Mario Maker, share the Fall TV shows they are most excited about, and much more!

Quick Reactions include Pokemon Go!, Battlefleet Gothica, Star Wars Shattered Empire, and Disneyland replacing the Aladdin stage show with yet another Frozen event.

 

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Marty Estes, Jared Wallin

RR 30: Big Universal Studios Theme Park Rumors, Lots of Nintendo news, Star Wars & more!

The Core Four Reactors are together to chat about a “metric crap ton” of #Nintendo news, lots of cool new announcements for Universal Studios theme parks, #StarWars news, Until Dawn on #PS4, #WWE news, and much more!

Join us on our version own social network and chat with fellow nerds and geeks:  http://www.ReactorNetwork.com

 

RR 28: It’s Star Wars y’all! Plus: Nintendo can’t catch a break, DC TV news, Galaxy Note 5, & more!

The Fantastic Four of Skype-based podcasting return this week, just in time for some fresh Star Wars: The Force Awakens news, leaks and tidbits!

Marty talks about the newest Nintendo woes and laments that the company just can’t seem to catch a break, even when they are providing arguably the best games of this console generation so far.

Quick Reactions include news for the DC TV Universe, the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+, and more!

Love talking about geeky things? Check out our new Facebook Group community and start sharing your Reactions with others! www.ReactorNetwork.com

RR 27: Video Game Memories, Ranking Marvel Movies, Quick Reactions & more!

A miracle has occurred! All four Core Reactors are (briefly) online for Episode 27 of the Reactor Radio Podcast! Though, thanks to America’s favorite company Comcast, Brandon flickers in and out.

That’s okay though, because this week brings you some lively conversation about gaming… specifically, “What Video Game made you fall in love with gaming?” And there are even non-Chrono Trigger answers, as hard as that is to believe!

We also end up ranking our Top 5 favorite Marvel Cinematic Universe films, and pick a 6th Honorable Mention non-MCU Marvel film.

Quick Reactions include the return of the Marvel VS card game, Marvel’s Netflix plans, Nintendo’s rumored Lootcrate competitor service, and much more!

Ep. 25: 3 outta 4 ain’t so bad! Ant-Man review, Comic Con recap, goodbye Iwata-san, more!

Three Cores are online this week, as Brandon and Jared rejoin Mikey for some Reactin’.

Big topics this week include:

Jared saw Ant-Man and LOVED it. Jared saw more DC Movie Universe at Comic Con and… didn’t love it so much…

We discuss the standout topics from Comic Con, including the amazing Star Wars panel, have a healthy debate on the DC Movie Universe, and other reveals.

Brandon and Mikey give tribute to Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s CEO who passed away this week at age 55.

 

Plus Quick Reactions and more!

Core Reactors: Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

#AntMan #Marvel #SDCC #Batman #BatmanVSuperman #Iwata #Nintendo

Gamescast: Bungie’s Destiny blunders, Arkham Knight is great for non-PC players, M-rated Nintendo games, and more!

With half the Core Reactors offline, it’s up to Jared and newly-imported-from-Mexico Brandon to steer the Reactor Radio ship this week, and it goes about as well as you can imagine with those two knuckleheads in charge!

Despite technical difficulties, they are joined once again by Jason Gambrel, aka @GambusKahn from the N4G Radio Podcast for a nice leisurely Video Game discussion this week.

Topics include Bungie’s continuing Destiny blunders, Jared’s impressions of Batman: Arkham Knight, Brandon’s excitement about an M-rated shooter possibly headed to Nintendo, impressions on the new Tom Holland Spider-Man, and more!

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Jared Wallin

Auxiliary Reactors:  Jason Gambrel

Reactor Radio E3 Extravaganza! All the Games, All the Reactions!

Core Reactors Marty, Mikey and Jared assemble to talk all things E3 2015 in this Video Game-centric GIANT SIZED episode!

The guys are extra silly and delirious this week, and listening to this episode is guaranteed to make you smile, shake your head, cheer and jeer! Join along on the longest episode of Reactor Radio yet, and share YOUR reactions with us at our brand new Facebook Group!

It’s called “Reactors United” and it’s a great place to talk about the stuff you love with other like-minded folks. Join us at http://www.facebook.com/groups/reactorradio

Reacting to Christopher Lee’s Passing and Legacy, First Force Awakens Toys, Virtual Reality Games Becoming Reality Reality

This week, the Original Three React to Marty being gone by mourning the death of Christopher Lee, a true titan of cinema. They go through his many, many acting credits and reflect on their favorite performances.

E3, the giant Video Game conference is coming, and big news from Occulus Rift about their Virtual Reality headset and it’s Xbox One Integration has the boys looking toward a future where Virtual Reality becomes Reality Reality. Not all of us are sold on the promise of it yet though.

The first Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys have broken cover, and Mikey has the info!

Quick Reactions include the new LG G4, Punisher coming to Daredevil season 2, and Bloodstained making it’s way to Wii U and Vita.

 

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Jared Wallin, Michael Burgett

Episode 20 – Summer Movie Draft

It’s Summer movie season!  And with that, the Core Four are back to make their choices of what summer movies (post Memorial Day) will do the best at the box office.  That and more are addressed in this week’s episode of Reactor Radio:

Topics include:

Summer Movie Draft – Find out why Marty, Jared, Brandon and Michael picked the movies they selected.  Which ones were they excited about? Which ones are they apprehensive about?

Star Wars Comic Bombshell – Find out the thoughts on the big reveal from Star Wars #6

All New All Different Marvel – New images for Marvel’s new comics push post Secret Wars.  We discuss what we think and speculate on the future of Marvel comics based on this

Quick Reactions include – Fallout 4 news, Planetside 2 for PS4, Splatoon review & news of Star Wars mobile game Star Wars Uprising

Core Reactors:  Michael Burgett, Marty Estes, Brandon Smith, Jared Wallin

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Simon Pegg: Geek Jesus or Judas? E3 Video Game Anticipation, RetroActive look at the 25th Anniversary of TV Shows, & more!

Simon Pegg (of Star Trek, Spaced, Run Fatboy Run, Shaun of the Dead fame) had some not-so-flattering things to say about the state of Geek and Popular Culture, and we of course have some strong REACTIONS to it!

We also discuss the confirmed and rumored and hoped for video games at this year’s upcoming E3 Video Game Conference. Will we get details on Fallout 4 and Kingdom Hearts 3?!

Mikey leads us on a RetroActive journey back to the year 1990 as we look at the 25th anniversary of some of our favorite TV Shows.

Quick Reactions include:

Nintendo’s horrible World Championships strategy

Jared’s on his way to Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World, and we reveal some awesome information about an upcoming guest! (It’s a big deal, folks!)

DC Comics is fighting with… Rhianna?!

Sony announces a Bloodborne expansion, and more!

 

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Episode 17 – What has grabbed our attention this week? Reactions to Fall TV Previews, Nintendo World Championships, more!

The Core Reactors spent some time casually chatting and catching up this week, and share the things currently going on in the Pop Culture world that has captured our individual attentions.

We also React to the fall TV previews including Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and others.

Brandon and Marty are both determined to become the new Nintendo World Champions! Who will Mikey and Jared side with?!

All that plus Quick Reactions and more!

Episode 17 of Reactor Radio

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Marty Estes, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

Episode 9 – Nintendo Mobile and NX rumors, web-based TV, The Flash & more!

The Core Reactors are joined by Guest Reactor Jonathan Pryor, affectionally referred to as “JP”, on the podcast this week. JP is a regular at the Board Game Days that helped create Reactor Radio!

Topics this week include:

Nintendo finally makes a deal to develop games for Mobile devices, and rumors of a new console called the “NX” emerge.

Playstation Vue, Sling TV, and other web-based TV services are launching. Do the Reactors think these services are worth the money yet?

More developments on “The Flash” this week with some major clues and confirmations, plus rumors of more upcoming storylines.

Star Wars Battlefront will debut for the first time at Star Wars Celebration in California next month!

Did the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kill of Donatello?!

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin, Marty Estes

Guest Reactor:  Jonathan Pryor

Episode 5 – Short Games and Big Sales

The Core Reactor Team returns this week with improved sound quality and a ton of new Reactions for you!

 

We hope you like games because this episode is chock full of them. Reactions this week include discussion about The Order 1886 and game length, Nintendo’s resurgence, and PS4 sales predicted to outpace Xbox One by millions.

 

Quick Reactions include the SNL 40th Anniversary Special, the new bacon wrapped Little Caesars pizza, World of Tanks  Xbox cross play, and the Guardians of the Galaxy cartoon voice cast.

 

Core Reactors: Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin, Marty Estes

Episode 4 – A Man Made Mountain of Reactions!

This week the Core Four return to React to Spider-Man joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Evolve video game DLC controversy, the ridiculous New 3DS XL system transfer process,  the new Star Wars comics from Marvel along with Star Wars Rebels, the ridiculously ludicrous proposed themepark by Dreamvision in Muscle Shoals Alabama, new tabletop games, whether Minecraft is too violent, and more!

Reactor Radio is a virtual roundtable discussion featuring a rotating cast of friends “reacting” to the coolest news of the week.

Interested in being an Auxiliary (Guest) Reactor? Message us at reactorradiopodcast@gmail.com

Core Reactors:  Brandon Smith, Marty Estes, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin

Episode 3 – Core of Four

Reactions this week include: Nintendo woe, a RetroActive look back at our favorite movies of 1990 including Ninja Turtles and Home Alone,  Dying Light game first impressions, the sad demise of Joystiq and TUAW, our favorite Online Web Series and more!

This week also sees the list of Core Reactors grow to four, as Marty Estes gets promoted to Core status!

Interested in becoming an Auxiliary (Guest) Reactor and sharing your opinion with the crew and the rest of the Internet? Email us at ReactorRadioPodcast@gmail.com

Core Reactors: Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett, Jared Wallin, Marty Estes

Episode 1 – Microsoft, DC Television, Club Nintendo Reactions

Reactor Radio Episode 1

Recorded Saturday, January 24th 2015

Reactors:  Jared Wallin, Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett

Summary:  The guys react to news of the Club Nintendo closure, the casting of Supergirl and renewals of Arrow and The Flash, the Microsoft Windows 10 press conference, Super Bowl matchups and more!

Episode 0 – Corporate Synergy

Reactor Radio Episode 0 (alpha test)

Recorded Thursday, January 15th 2015

Reactors:  Jared Wallin, Brandon Smith, Michael Burgett

Summary:  The inaugural episode of Reactor Radio! Join a virtual roundtable of friends who come together and “react” to the coolest news of the past week in Pop Culture.

Topics this week include the new “Avengers: Age of Ultron” trailer, the various Nintendo announcements during the latest direct including the new 3DS XL and new Amiibo’s, the new Marvel Netflix series, Agent Carter, and much more!