Marvel vs Capcom Ultimate has a brand new trailer, finally revealing the reason why Marvel’s superheroes and Capcom’s stable of video game characters will do battle once again. This time, it involves Ultron, long-time Mega Man X foe Commander Sigma, a sinister deal, Infinity Stone nonsense, and it’s all just…
There’s a new Resident Evil movie coming to theaters, a CG affair that comes directly from the games. If this exclusive clip is any indication, Resident Evil: Vendetta is going to be an over-the-top orgy of zombicide.
In the Injustice universe, Kal-El wanted to rule the Earth in an ostensibly benevolent dictatorship, but a lot of people ended up dying at the Man of Steel’s hands. Brainiac? He’s coming to Injustice 2 to in an attempt to top Superman’s “achievement” by destroying the whole planet.
Three years ago, Kevin Bates created a Tetris-playing business card to showcase his engineering skills to potential employers. But his creation quickly went viral on the internet, and everyone reminiscing about their beloved childhood Game Boy clamored for their own. After testing the waters with the equally tiny…
Video games keep getting more complex and visually appealing, so it’s no wonder more people are drawn to them nowadays. But this new era of compelling digital entertainment could have a dark side for unemployed young men.
Alongside games like Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja was one of the early iPhone hits that we all eventually got tired of and buried in a folder somewhere. But YouTuber Giaco Whatever came up with an incredibly dangerous way to make the game interesting again: try it in real life with a flying razor blade.
While the CW’s Barry Allen might have been forbidden from mucking with the time stream (because he’s a big ol’ dork), the Barry Allen of Injustice 2 is more than happy to use his superspeed to beat you up in the past, present, or future. And he looks pretty damn good while doing so.
Tetris, the iconic, simple but mesmerizing game of fitting little digital blocks in neatly with each other. It’s a satisfying pastime. But a new study now suggests that it could have therapeutic effects on car crash victims.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's round up of the best toys we’ve seen all week. This time we’ve got tons of new Lego minifigures, the most amazing Magneto cape, entirely unrelated magnetic building blocks, a spectacularly poseable Spider-Man: Homecoming figure, and yes, the best grin on a Han Solo action figure ever.
The new Mass Effect game is big, sprawling, and a little intimidating. It’s also needlessly complicated and oddly frustrating in places. Nevertheless, I can’t stop playing it. Allow me to try and figure out why.
It’s been a long time since Capcom’s beloved video game character headlined a video game. While there’s still no sign of a new game on the horizon, we now know where the in-development Mega Man cartoon will be airing.
She’s also bringing cats, of course—they don’t call her catwoman for nothing. But the exploding bike is a surprising touch.
Sure, the mad Titan himself might seem like the real enemy here, but really, the true enemy Peter Quill and the gang face is the universe’s slowest elevator ride.
The upcoming Tomb Raider movie is due out next March. This film’s iteration of Lara Croft is a dead ringer for her video game counterpart.
Aw, look, little baby Kal-El, Isn’t he cute? Too bad he’s going to grow up to be a murderous despot who beats up all his friends and takes over his adopted homeworld.
Like many people who dropped hundreds of dollars on an Apple Watch, Gabriel O’Flaherty-Chan was disappointed at how little his pricey wearable could actually do. Instead of complaining about it online like most of us, he decided to solve the problem himself by writing a Game Boy emulator capable of playing Pokemon…
Mass Effect: Andromeda comes out this week, marking the end of a long wait for fans of BioWare’s scifi action RPG franchise. We’re big fans of Mass Effect here at io9 and have decided to celebrate the occasion by looking back at our most-loved instances from the long-running series.
Hmm, maybe Peter Parker and Barbara Ann Minerva had the same martial arts sensei?
For the past 31 years, the setting of the Legend of Zelda games has mostly stayed the same—until now. The latest game in the series, Breath of the Wild, has transformed the traditional kingdom of Hyrule into something fundamentally different to its predecessors: a world which, now more than ever, is there to be lost…
This new Injustice 2 trailer is all about Firestorm, which, y’know, great. Big fan of the Nuclear Man here. But one of the moments in the new teaser has me asking questions about one of Batman’s arch-foes.