We constantly get our hopes up for upcoming movies... and then they let us down. It's easy to get sucked into the hype cycle, as people talk up their projects — but sometimes, you can tell just from the way people talk about a film that it's probably not going to work. Here are eight key phrases that usually indicate…
This is the USS Iowa, the first of the largest, most powerful battleship class ever in the United States Navy, equipped with nine 16-inch (406mm) guns that could fire nuclear shells—the only American ship in history with this capability. This photo series is old but still stunning.
Even though they've already sold millions and millions of copies, Hasbro feels that Monopoly, Battleship and The Game of Life needed a 21st century makeover. So its created these zAPPed versions that incorporate gameplay elements into your iPhone, iPod or iPad.
It doesn't have Samuel L. Jackson, but it's got Brooklyn Decker and explosions. Well played! And Liam Neeson is pretty much always bad ass, even in bad movies.
Hey, look at that! It's Google being funny in a print ad.
There's something incredibly satisfying about watching a torpedo shoot from your battleship and crash into your opponent's submarine with a booming sound. There's something even more satisfying about watching this happen from the safety of your iPad.
Whether for crippled controls, downgraded graphics or general lack of effort, games almost always get worse when they're ported to the iPhone. But what if you're adapting a concept from a plastic toy? Yeah, that works.
The Enigma Battleship Drinking Game—a classic Battleship game that makes you drink a shot of your favorite alcohol every time you take a hit—is the last thing I need now, while I'm back visiting friends in Madrid.
That old favorite Battleship has been updated, but Hammacher Schlemmer has substituted a fleet of Star Wars cruisers for the old gray battlewagons, and livened things up with digitized voice commands and sound effects from the Star Wars movies.