With the Netflix-funded resurrection of Voltron, there’s a renewed interest in toys that all merge together to form a giant menacing mech. But menacing isn’t quite the best way to describe this towering robot made up of transforming characters from Disney’s Toy Story. Cute? Colorful? Must-have? Those are all better.
In Peter Tieryas’ novel The United States of Japan, the United States loses the Second World War to Japan, and finds itself split between the invading Japanese army and Nazi Germany.
Metal Gear Solid is an obsession for millions of gamers, with its totally insane science-fiction storytelling. But at its heart, the series has always been about celebrating and questioning the power of technology. The story of Solid Snake, Raiden, and Snake’s evil dad Big Boss (it’s... a long story) isn’t just…
You know how it is when you're browsing Amazon - books, games, Blu-rays, even your groceries, the occasional giant mech. Wait, what?
There's something about Japanese-style Mecha that make them even more appealing when made out of blocky bits of Lego - and this 3D printed frame makes building a robot of your own design all the more easier, as well as giving you a bunch of articulation for posing it when you're done!
How many of us, at some point or another, have actively fantasized about how cool it would be to own an Imperial AT-ST Scout walker? The answer should be "all of us." There's a chance to make that dream come (kind of) true, and it only costs $15,698.62. Roughly.
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…
The monstrously giant mechs of Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim are controlled by two different people at the same time. The two pilots interact with the computer in Drift Space to control the giant mech and this featurette explains a little about how that works.
What ambitious tot hasn't thought about defending humanity while strapped into a glorious death-dealing battlemech, right? Well now they can with Kid's Walker, a kind of bright red contraption that will have them acting out airlock fightscenes in no time.
Just look how excited this "X-Brat" mini mech gets when it acquires a target. Clearly, it is consumed with the urge to kill. In the end, this proves to be his undoing.
Fact: One day we'll have mechanical super squadrons that can assemble into giant, even more super mechs motivated by the sole goal of either destroying or preserving humanity. But of course they'll all require sponsorships.
After a fine Labor Day holiday, who can resist the temptation to read about giant, man-eating robots? Currently in development, the Bipedal Exo-Skeletal Robotic Vehicle, also known as the NMX04-1A, is poised to conquer Earth by next summer when a fully-functional prototype will be ready. Apparently, the aim of this…