The Biggest Winners And Losers Of Comic-Con 2014!


Every year, people spend thousands of dollars to journey to the motherlode of geeky pop culture: San Diego Comic-Con. And every year, entertainment companies do their utmost to generate excitement about their upcoming spectacles. But who gained buzz, and who lost it? Here's our list of the biggest winners and losers… » 7/28/14 4:59pm 7/28/14 4:59pm

Piloting a Pacific Rim Jaeger Is the Perfect Oculus Rift Endgame

The limits of real-life technology mean that the giant robots that made Pacific Rim so awesome are hundreds of decades away. Sad, for sure, but with the technology we do have at our disposal we can at least simulate the experience of piloting a towering jaeger with the use of an Oculus Rift. » 7/24/14 8:45am 7/24/14 8:45am

The 17 Types of People You See at Any Nerd Convention

San Diego Comic Con has wrapped up and E3 has been long over, which means two of the biggest "nerd" conventions are gone until next year. That's okay! If you've ever been to a convention like that, no matter how much fun you have or think it will be you'd know that going too often will take years off your life. But… » 7/24/13 1:00am 7/24/13 1:00am

They're doing a Superman/Batman movie... but that's not the big news

Man of Steel director Zack Snyder just came out and rocked our worlds at Comic-Con. Not just announcing that Batman will be in the Superman sequel — which he did with a cool-looking metallic Superman-Batman logo that drove the crowd nuts. But that was not the biggest deal. » 7/20/13 4:58pm 7/20/13 4:58pm

The Space Battles in Ender's Game Will Make Your Eyeballs Explode

Yesterday afternoon we saw a new trailer for Ender's Game, during a panel at Comic-Con, and it showcased some seriously epic war scenes. Director Gavin Hood, with stars Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield, discussed this long-awaited movie about a boy bred to lead Earth's forces against a mysterious alien enemy. » 7/20/13 10:07am 7/20/13 10:07am

A Game of Thrones Pop-Up Book Should Tide You Over Between Seasons

If the months of waiting for the next season of Game Of Thrones leaves you curled up in a ball repeatedly muttering "Hodor" to yourself, you're going to love what Insight Editions previewed at Comic Con this year. Available in 2014, A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros is a lavish 3D book that lets you further explore and… » 7/19/13 1:13pm 7/19/13 1:13pm

Meet X-Men: Days of Future Past‘s Sentinel (or at least its head)

Trask Industries didn't have a booth inside San Diego Comic-Con, but that didn't stop the company from unveiling the head of its new Sentinel prototype outside the convention center! The feared mutant-hunting robots look different from the comic incarnations, but they still look pretty damn intimidating. » 7/18/13 2:31pm 7/18/13 2:31pm