As you may have heard, a real-life supervillain has put Gizmodo/io9's parent company through some shit. io9 isn’t going anywhere, but next week things will be different than they have been, so it is a time of somber self-reflection (as well as ridiculous self-indulgence). As such,we’ve asked io9's greatest writers…
I have a crippling addiction, and it’s hoarding screenshots of conversations and announcements made by my coworkers in our chatroom. Not incriminating ones, just the ones I find particularly funny. And now I am going to share some of them with you now.
Still need more holiday gift ideas? Well, here’s what the io9 staff members are desperately hoping to receive this holiday season. No, you don’t have to buy them for us; this is still mainly to help you guys. (But, hey, if you have an extra pile of disposable income and you want to treat your favorite site, you know…
Happy heart hump-hump day! To celebrate, we're bringing back io9 Valentine's Cards! Why? Because you're all a pack of weirdos, but you're OUR weirdos and we love you. So enjoy our festive collection of geeky love and pop culture references.
io9 is now on Pinterest! And we'll be collecting our biggest stories of the day there for you to follow. You may have also spotted the new Pinterest button we're testing out, which you can use to share io9 posts to your own page. Go check out newest social media digs right here and then tell us what you think!
Got any plans this summer? No? Good. Because io9's list of 33 must-see summer flicks will be keeping you plenty busy.
It's one of so many holy traditions in SF/F that the greatest characters in the canon be pitted against each other in a gory duel to the death, fang against sword against phaser.
To celebrate today's release of the newest SimCity, fantasy writer Kaila Hale-Stern cooked up some juicy fanfic. So enjoy her tale of multiplayer planetary population, dorm-room politics, and, well, a set of Sims making their way in their respective worlds.
Imagine eight-foot tall, human-controlled robots throwing fists like boxers in a no-holds-barred bout for mechanical supremacy. That's the idea behind Syfy's new show Robot Combat League, premiering February 26 at 10/9c.
Today, in celebration of that special time of year when hundreds of thousands of young people voluntarily sleep outside and see very famous musical acts perform their very famous songs, noted weird person Al Yankovic is announcing the 2013 Bonnaroo lineup. You can watch him do his thing live in the video embedded…
Yesterday's release of Dead Space 3, a co-op game about a once-reluctant hero now ready to kick ass all over a hostile frozen planet in the name of saving humanity (and his hot friend Ellie), spawned a debate about which would cause more terror: aliens or zombies. The hero, Isaac has to face not only a squadron of…
As you can probably tell from the image above, The Walking Dead Dead Yourself photo app is truly a thing of beauty. With little-to-no physical effort on your part, you can transform your face (or the grinning visage of a loved one) into a putrid, oozing, undead nightmare — doesn't that sound like fun?
The most challenging level of Dikembe Mutombo's 4½ Weeks to Save the World has just been released. Dikembe and Science are donning their most festive of holiday* sweaters, exchanging holiday* gifts, when they realize what they've been fighting all along — the INTERNET.
There's little more than a week left on Earth (thanks, Mayans). Former NBA player and current Old Spice Champion Dikembe Mutombo needs your help in his quest to add more time to the calendar. And if you play, you can enter to win a seriously dazzling prize pack that includes items featured in the world-saving game …
According to the Mayan Calendar, we are all hurtling toward inescapable destruction. On December 21, the world will cease to be. What better way to help prevent the apocalypse than to join former NBA player and current Old Spice Champion Dikembe Mutombo in his quest to add more time to the calendar?
Here's the thing about holidays: With all the stress of shopping for the perfect present, they're never as fun as they should be.