I remember the first time I saw Power Armor, back in Fallout 2. Frank Horrigan, the game’s villain, mowed down a group of innocents right in front of my eyes. It was horrifying, but the message was clear: you don’t mess with Frank.
In the release trailer for an upcoming game called Lawbreakers, you’ll spot a trio of armored soldiers riding down an elevator. It’s a cool shot, but what’s even cooler is that that armor actually exists.
From The Dark Knight Returns to the recent trailer for Batman v. Superman to even the latest comics, Batman has a long history of evening the odds through a power suit. Here’s the complete rundown of all the how and whys in those times Batman has had to upgrade to power armor.
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, journalist Evan Ackerman became the first person stateside to test Cyberdyne's HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) suit. Watch him take a stroll in this amazing mind-controlled exoskeleton.
Powered armor rocks our world, whether it's the ultra-realistic exoskeletons of the near future or the super-enhanced mecha of thousands of years from now. So we're excited to see anthology-editor extraordinaire John Joseph Adams doing a book of power-armor stories.
As the current Middle East conflict continues on, futuristic military systems might be further away because of a new enemy: congressional budgets.
Starship Troopers 3 may finally show us a glimpse of the powered armor Heinlein talks about in the novel — but we'll get our real power armor fix from the G.I. Joe movie, coming in 2009. I haven't been sure whether Joe really counted as science fiction, but a new script review gives plenty of reasons to accept it as…