Legion, the Mass Effect series’ hive-mind A.I that enjoyed debating the morals of existence as much as it did shooting things in the face, was one of the series’ coolest characters. Now it’s getting a pretty spectacular action figure that any Shepard Commander worth their salt will ogle over.
Action heroes save the day. Sometimes, they even save a whole city, a whole country, and if they’re especially great, the whole world. Not every hero gets to save the entire galaxy from eons of cyclical destruction: That honor goes to Commander Shepard, one of science fiction’s ultimate action heroes.
Uncontrollable Glee: This is the best. Mass Effect fans are already fond of the alien Elcor, a race of massive creatures that preface all of their sentences with an emotion to convey tone (they also make great Shakespearean actors) — but I can almost guarantee they’ll be even fonder of this adorable plush version.
They sure know how to party in Seattle. Yesterday, we brought you a batch of incredible cosplay pics from Emerald City Comicon — but today's photos are way more stunning. Including some costumes we've never, ever seen done before. Check out best of ECCC's cosplay, day two!
Every villain always threatens to return and wreak vengeance. No baddie worth their salt ever gets beaten and then announces they're going to retire. But some villains make an especially big noise about how they'll be back... and then, crickets. Here are 10 villains who made a big splash, and were never seen again.
You know it's a job well done when I have to question if this is a person in cosplay or the actual Liara T'Soni from the Mass Effect games made flesh through an act of sorcery - but rest assured, this is Jen of Soylent Cosplay, doing an outstanding job recreating everyone's favourite Asari scientist.
Could X-Men: Apocalypse bring back Gambit and Nightcrawler? Find out what's in store in the third Hobbit movie. There are details about what The Amazing Spider-Man 2's Oscorp is up to. Find out what's going on with the Mass Effect movie. Plus, Marc Guggenheim pitches another Arrow spinoff. Spoilers now!
Science fiction is full of alien races who kick all kinds of ass, including tough warrior races and highly advanced super-intelligent aliens. But who's the greatest race of all? Which race do you wish you could go spend a year or two living with? Who's most likely to conquer all other races in the multiverse?
Fictional mad scientists usually meet a dreadful fate: destroyed by their own creation, or by villagers with torches. After all, we can't send the message that dabbling in the universe's secrets is okay. But sometimes, a scientist is just too clever, or lucky, to get burned. Here are 10 mad scientists who didn't get…
An entire species of warriors is one of the most thrilling tropes from science fiction and fantasy. Bred only for combat, with a culture based entirely on war and destruction. But sometimes that single-minded focus on slaughter can actually have its drawbacks. Here are 11 fictional warrior races that would be easy to…
When we finally create artificial intelligences and supersmart robots, everybody expects the very next thing they'll try and do is wipe out humanity. Right? Maybe not. Some artificial creations just want to be left alone, to do their own thing. Here's our semi-complete list of stories about robot separatists.
Labor Day isn't just an excuse to barbecue or squeeze in one last trip to the beach; it's also the day we remember the contributions of workers to society. These scifi, fantasy, and superheroines pay tribute to the wartime labor icon Rosie the Riveter—and show off their guns.
One of the great tantalizing things in the Mass Effect universe is the story of Wrex's greatest fight, a brawl that destroyed a space station — against an Asari who turned out to be Aria. And now, two amazing cosplayers have brought that fight to life.
Of all the landmarks in science fiction history that we predicted would happen in your lifetime, there's one that I really can't believe hasn't happened yet. Why hasn't a video game been nominated for a Hugo or Nebula Award? With games like Dead Space, Bioshock, Mass Effect and Portal featuring complex world-building…
Science fiction is the genre of ideas — but it's also given us some unforgettable pictures along the way. Every era in science fiction's history has shown us a new vision of the strange and futuristic, and one image can spawn a million reflections in your mind's eye.
Do we now know the identity of a Captain America: The Winter Soldier villain? Just when will Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity be released? Is Iron Man 3 still going to China? How long is the first Hobbit movie? And what about Mark Wahlberg and Transformers 4?
The more you delve into the Mass Effect games, the less the story is just about Commander Shepard. Instead, you start to notice more and more of the personal lives and struggles of the non-player characters you meet along the way. A huge part of what makes Mass Effect such an addictive universe is the supporting cast,…
This week in the crazy world of cartoons, we see a very realistic glimpse into the world of table top card games on Adventure Time.
Comic Con is the pop culture Thunderdome. Every year, studios bring dozens of their massively expensive properties to the San Diego Convention Center, and only some will emerge with victory. Comic Con can't make or break a project — but it can generate tons of buzz, which is a priceless commodity. So which movies and…