We’ve known for a while that the planned Voltron reboot had evolved from a Dreamworks movie into a Dreamworks TV series for Netflix—but now the streaming video company has lifted the lid on how Voltron: Legendary Defenders is taking shape. And good news, lion-robot fans: It sounds and looks a hell of a lot like Voltron
When giant robots conquer the Earth, a lone man finds himself on the run from a marching horde of mechanical titans. He soon finds himself face-to-face with a redheaded engineering genius and one of the massive invaders. Guess which one he makes a love connection with?
For nearly four decades, Mobile Suit Gundam has defined the giant robot genre, and anime in general. As much an examination of war as a simple action series, Gundam can be intimidating for new viewers... but it doesn’t have to be.
Ah, Giant Robots. Who doesn't love giant mechanical creations stomping around and kicking butt? Over the years there have been many badass robots and mechs that have wormed their way into our hearts, but some are just especially great. So here are our picks for the 10 greatest giant robots, ranked.
For almost four decades, the Super Sentai franchise — the original Japanese title of the series better known as the Power Rangers — have featured massive mecha blowing up monsters. It should be no surprise that there have been bizarre 'bots over the years. Here's 15 of the weirdest — and the most wonderful.
If you've been reading Dan Slott's Spider-Verse saga over at Marvel Comics, you know this "Crisis on Infinite Spider-Men" has combined pretty much taken every iteration of ol' Web-head and joined them into one epic adventure. But one specific introduction has just blown my mind.
Anime has taught us that teenagers are always the best giant robot pilots, but do they need to be crazy? Because it sure seems like a lot of insane people manage to get in the cockpits of Gundam, EVA Units, and the like. Here are a dozen maniacs who shouldn't be trusted with scissors, let alone giant robots.
It takes tremendous skill to pilot a giant robot, and it takes genius to make them. But unfortunately, it's rare that these pilots and inventors are also blessed with any design sense and/or common sense, because there are many giant robots that end up completely preposterous. Here are more than a dozen mighty…
We absolutely loved Pacific Rim. It was everything a great summer action movie should be. And plus, when it's Guillermo del Toro making giant robots fight giant monsters, what can go wrong? Well, according to the well wrinkled critical brain of HISHE, Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi's characters in the movie would…
You think you know all about Pacific Rim, the robots-stomping-monsters epic that opens tonight? You haven't even scratched the surface. We went deep inside the making of Pacific Rim and talked to the stars and VFX crew, plus director Guillermo del Toro. And we learned the Pacific Rim secrets they didn't include in the…
Pacific Rim pays tribute to classic monster movies and films about massive mechanical gladiators — but at the same time, this movie looks totally different than anything you've ever seen. We talked exclusively to the head creature designer, the legendary Wayne Barlowe, and VFX supervisor John Knoll, to find out why.
So much awesome. Some brand new Pacific Rim concept art appeared in Empire Magazine, and it gives us a way clearer look at the Kaiju that are terrorizing the world, to the point where we need to built mega-bots to fight for us.
It's always a great feeling of satisfaction to watch the sun go down on your ultimate mobile death fortress, and know that you've put in a proper day of crushing and incinerating. With a spot of imploding, for good measure. Concept art by Manchu SF.
...THIS trailer comes along. It shows way more of how the Kaiju came to Earth, and how they laid waste to our cities, and then how we created fricken great robots to stomp their asses. And that ocean combat scene? TAKE OUR MONEY.
The sweding craze may have passed its expiration date, but it turns out there's one last unspoiled masterpiece left —namely, this unbelievably brilliant Pacific Rim trailer from the sweded Avengers folks. Between the Jaeger's elliptical machine controls to the "ocean" to that stunning final shot of the giant robot…
The Pacific Rim trailer is full of tantalizing glimpses of massive Kaiju trashing the world's cityscapes. But the star of the trailer is probably the massive human-controlled mechas, which are shown off in their full battling glory.
Want to help fund a giant robot that can carry two passengers? How about a series of geeky, Japanese-style woodblocks, or a documentary about hiking the John Muir Trail? Or maybe you'd rather see an original comic from a writer who fleshed out both Venom and Iron Man? Check out these products and decide if any are…
You don't really think of Optimus Prime as being much of a jokester, but he's actually quite funny in this exclusive clip from Saturday's new episode of Transformers Prime.
A giant killer robot stalks the cityscape, in this awesome new T-shirt from designer Mingo Lamberti, with art by Wesley Van Eerden. It's just part of Lamberti's new "Sci-fi Range" of T-shirts with gorgeous art prints, including steampunk and apes.
How would we cope with giant robots in space? Adam Elkus, an analyst specializing in foreign policy and strategic studies, looks at the anime classic Mobile Suit Gundam for some answers.