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.
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.
Here’s our first look at the toy version of Victorion, the first all-female Transformers combiner. Fans voted on her name, gender, modes...color scheme. Maybe this fan voting thing isn’t so great after all.
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.
Can’t join the hundreds of thousands of men, women and children dressed up as their favorite characters at San Diego Comic-Con? We’ve got the next best thing. It’s a video of the best of the floor from preview night 2015.
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.
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?
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.
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…
It’s one of the more terrifying scenes in Spielberg’s thriller that made us all afraid to go in the water, and now kids can re-enact Quint’s death scene from Jaws whenever they want with this new playset from Funko.
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…
First revealed at Toy Fair earlier this year, you unfortunately can’t actually buy Hasbro’s gigantic new Transformers Constructicons set yet. But there’s already a special edition version being teased for the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con.
Last Thursday night at the 2013 Xbox Comic-Con Media Showcase, I got my first hands-on time with the Xbox One. I was pleased — well, mostly pleased.
San Diego Comic Con started today, which means a week full of nerd news, nerd toys, and nerd costumes. Here's the best stuff from the show floor, from our friends at io9.