Hot off the release of the franchise’s latest video game, Mega Man is coming to the movies. 20th Century Fox will distribute the live-action film, which will be written and directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. The pair made the original Catfish documentary and as well as a pair of Paranormal Activity movies.
The latest attempt to remake Invasion of the Body Snatchers has found its writer. Fox wants to bring the world of Mega Man to the big screen. T.J. Miller hypes up the humor of Deadpool 2. Plus, new Dark Tower footage, a familiar face returns to The X-Files, and when to expect The Walking Dead’s return. To me, my…
There are intriguing new details about Laura Dern’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi character. Yet another familiar face is confirmed for Game of Thrones’ seventh season. Dwayne Johnson has an update on both the Shazam and Black Adam movies. Plus, new pictures from Agents of SHIELD, Riverdale, and iZombie. It’s the spoilers…
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.
And Bryan Singer reveals a disappointing secret from X-Men Apocalypse. The Walking Dead begins casting a big character from the comics. Another actor has already met with James Bond producers about the role. Plus, new pictures from the set of Power Rangers, and more footage from Independence Day: Resurgence. Spoilers…
Back in July of last year Capcom teased a truly magnificent wearable Mega Man helmet replica. And while it made appearances at Comic-Con and other geeky events since then, ThinkGeek has finally added the prop to its online store so you can finally do Mega Man cosplay right.
The Singularity is coming soon! Artificial intelligences will reinvent everything, and there will be unlimited rice pudding. Except, of course, that when we imagine artificial intelligences in fiction, they’re often not that smart. Case in point? These 10 ridiculously dumb artificial intelligences.
Mike Nieves Protoman is such a great model that it would look right at home in a Lego video game version of Megaman. The joints are seamless and as a Mech, this thing is wonderful.
Have trouble understanding the philosophical notions proposed by Plato, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Immanuel Kant? 8-Bit Philosophy illustrates big ideas about the nature of reality and free will using classic video games.
Artist Jed Henry has taken famous characters from the video game console pantheon and reconfigured them as samurais on centuries-old Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. The results are pretty clever — I'm liking how Mega Man's defeated robot masters have become a cloud of oni. Henry's not done with this series yet, as…
Combining a block-rocking beat, poignant love story, and a hardcore Astroboy Disco vibe—did I mention, it's anime—With You by Australian electronica duo Flight Facilities will have you grooving faster than you can say "Go! Go! Go!"
There have been plenty of live-action video game movies pumped out by Hollywood, with the aggressively bizarre Street Fighter and Super Mario Bros. adaptations being the house favorites here at io9. And one iconic gaming character to completely eschew the film treatment is Mega Man, that plucky blue cyborg who can…
Life isn't easy if you're a genetic experiment. Or an expendable minion, a powerful being wedged into an itty-bitty living space, or a recently downgraded scientific entity. Fortunately, it's a little easier to bear the pain if you've got someone in a similar situation to share the load.
We've long been fans of Alex Pardee's nightmarish artwork. We've seen his children-digesting monster installation, his horrifying dream beasties, and his post-apocalyptic web series about a block-headed alien. Now, behold his freakish reinterpretations of beloved superheroes.
DC Comics kicks off their big summer event, Hellboy gets a celebrity guest illustrator, and the lost anti-Communist Captain America of the 1950s returns. Just your standard week in funny books, dear readers.
Last time we tried to get artsy, we ended up with white paste glue in our heatsinks. This week, we are giving away video game themed fused bead art, from Etsy artist Frank Shump. Frank can create pixel-like pieces for any game. Take a look at his collection of magnet and coaster pieces at Gaming Coasters!
This spring, Capcom's Blue Bomber will receive his own ongoing comic book series. Here's an exclusive sneak peek at the second issue's cover by Sonic The Hedgehog and Avatar: The Last Airbender comic artist Patrick "Spaz" Spaziante.
Say goodbye to Will Ferrell's blue-headed parents as they jettison him off their dying planet and onto Earth, to live in a prison full of evil geniuses. Check out the first five minutes of the CG-animated supervillain epic Megamind.