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Warcraft's Duncan Jones Explains Why This Videogame Movie Won't Suck

Almost every single video game movie ever has sucked. It’s just inevitable when you take a medium that’s so personal and expand it into a less engaging experience. Duncan Jones, director of probably the biggest video game movie of all time Warcraft, knows this and thinks he’s fixed it. » 7/17/15 6:45pm 7/17/15 6:45pm

A Shot-by-Shot Breakdown of the New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Video

There wasn’t a new trailer from Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Comic-Con but, in a way, they gave us something better. A three-minute, behind-the-scenes video chock full of nostaliga, intrigue and quite a few easter eggs. Did you miss any? We’ve uncovered them all. » 7/13/15 11:51pm 7/13/15 11:51pm

An R2-D2 Bluetooth Speaker Is Obviously the Best Bluetooth Speaker

Does it really matter how this R2-D2 dome Bluetooth speaker sounds? Or how good its battery life is, or how easy it is to pair with your mobile device? If you’re a diehard Star Wars fan you’ve already decided this is the wireless speaker for you, so head on over to ThinkGeek to pre-order one. » 7/09/15 5:02pm 7/09/15 5:02pm

With a Drone Inside, R2-D2 Can Finally Fly Like a Bird

Master drone builder Otto Dieffenbach is back with what is probably his most amazing flying creation to date. Unlike the flying R2-D2 we saw in the Star Wars prequels, this version of Artoo is able to take to the skies without a pair of pop-out rocket boosters—just a quadcopter cleverly hidden inside. » 7/09/15 12:30pm 7/09/15 12:30pm

The Colossal New Transformers Devastator Is Better than the Original

Remakes are supposed to be worse than the originals, right? Isn’t that the general rule of thumb that Hollywood has taught us? So how on earth did Hasbro’s new Combiner Wars Titan Class Devastator set actually turn out to be better than the original version many of us lusted over as kids? » 7/08/15 2:47pm 7/08/15 2:47pm

Your Complete Guide To Everything You Must See At Comic-Con 2015!

Starting tomorrow, io9 will join hundreds of thousands of fans in San Diego for the biggest event in pop culture: San Diego Comic-Con. And if you’re lucky enough to be there too, then there’s plenty to see. Here are the events fans absolutely should not miss at Comic-Con. » 7/07/15 4:27pm 7/07/15 4:27pm

Make Some Room For a Perfect Replica of the Millennium Falcon's Cockpit 

Hot Toys has more than made a name for itself when it comes to its insanely detailed sixth-scale action figures. But instead of collectors just perching them on a shelf, the company is going to start introducing other places for its figures to hang out, starting with a perfect sixth-scale replica of the Millennium… » 7/06/15 11:45am 7/06/15 11:45am

KRE-O's Transformers Class of 1985 Includes Grimlock and Devastator

The KRE-O building toys are Hasbro’s answer to Lego, but with retro properties like G.I. Joe and Transformers at their disposal, they’re even more effective at luring in nostalgia seekers. So following up on last year’s San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Class of 1984 set of KREON figures, Hasbro is returning to SDCC this… » 6/11/15 12:05pm 6/11/15 12:05pm