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Furrion Prosthesis Exo-mech

Furrion Prosthesis Exo-mech

Supposedly, Furrion’s 15 foot-tall mechanical exoskeleton will eventually be used in mech racing competitions. At this point, its still slow and clunky, but we’d still love to have one to stomp about in because it just looks cool.

Piloting a Giant Mech

Piloting a Giant Mech

Korea’s Hankook Mirae corporation is developing a real world take on the movie and video game staple – the manned mech suit. Autoblog’s Translogic managed to score a hands-on demo of their Method v2 robot. It doesn’t move fast, but it sure is impressive.

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MegaBots Eagle Prime Giant Robot

MegaBots Eagle Prime Giant Robot

The giant robot duel between MegaBots and Suidobashi Heavy Industries has been delayed for more than a year. But the Americans finally appear to be ready. Meet Eagle Prime, the combat-ready – and hopefully pilot-safe – version of their hulking mech. USA! USA! USA!

Gundam: The Origin Free Manga

Gundam: The Origin Free Manga

First released in 2001, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin is a comic book retelling of the 1979 anime that launched the entertainment juggernaut we know and love. Now you can read its English version legitimately for free, thanks to manga publisher Comic Walker.

Die-cast Gipsy Danger Action Figure

Die-cast Gipsy Danger Action Figure

Bandai does justice to the Kaiju-conquering mech from Pacific Rim with this 9″ tall die-cast metal action figure. The Soul of Chogokin GX-77 Gipsy Danger has light up parts and sound effects and comes with chain swords, interchangeable hands and a cargo ship.

GKR: Heavy Hitters

GKR: Heavy Hitters

From special effects masters Weta Workshop comes Giant Killer Robots: Heavy Hitters. It’s a board game about corporate mechs salvaging abandoned cities for profit. Pick your mech and pilot and either salvage the most resources or destroy the enemy mechs.

Megabot Gets Knives

Megabot Gets Knives

In tribute to the insane knife-wielding robot that Simone Giertz built, the guys behind Megabots’ Mk. III combat robot equipped their killer mech with a pair of its own blade hands, and put Simone behind the controls of the behemoth.

Titanfall 2 (Teaser)

Titanfall 2 (Teaser)

Titanfall was one of the big Xbox One launch titles, offering epic mech battles, but decidedly last-gen graphics. Its sequel aims to remedy that, unshackled from the Xbox 360, plus this version is coming to the PS4 too. Here’s our first tiny glimpse at a jumbo mech with a big sword.

BattleTech

BattleTech

BattleTech co-creator Jordan Weisman and his studio Harebrained Schemes – the developer behind the recent Shadowrun games – are bringing back the mech franchise as a turn-based game for Windows, Mac and Linux. They should put MegaBot and Kuratas in here.

Vox Machinae

Vox Machinae

An upcoming virtual reality game for Windows and the Oculus Rift. It’s not as pretty as fellow mech fps Hawken, but it appears to be extremely immersive.  You play as a mech pilot taking on mining and mercenary missions.

Titanfall: Life is Better with a Titan

Titanfall: Life is Better with a Titan

Who wouldn’t want to have a building-sized walking tank? This fun commercial for the run-and-gun fps Titanfall is a pure power trip. On second thought let’s just keep the mayhem and wanton destruction in virtual worlds.

Titanfall (Beta Trailer)

Titanfall (Beta Trailer)

Do you want to spend Valentine’s Day with mechs and jetpacks? Sign-up for the closed beta of the fast-paced Windows and Xbox One run-and-gun first person mech shooter Titanfall. The beta begins 02/14/14.

Titanfall: Atlas Titan

Titanfall: Atlas Titan

A brief profile on the jack of all trades mech and poster boy of upcoming fps Titanfall, the Atlas. The Collector’s Edition of the game comes with a highly detailed diorama that includes an LED-lit 18″ Atlas statue.

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Titanfall: Stryder Titan

Titanfall: Stryder Titan

A preview of the fast-moving mech of Titanfall, the Stryder. While it’s clearly developed for speed and agility, it can also hold its own in combat. Interestingly, the trailer also shows human-sized robot soldiers.

Titanfall: Ogre Titan

Titanfall: Ogre Titan

The latest gameplay trailer for the PC, Xbox One and Xbox 360 FPS Titanfall shows off one of the game’s titular mechs, the Ogre. This Titan is designed to be a tank, sacrificing speed for formidable defense and attack.

Titanfall (Gameplay 2)

Titanfall (Gameplay 2)

A look at Titanfall’s Attrition multiplayer mode. Attrition is a team deathmatch where both teams get A.I. allies, making the battlefield more crowded. The winning team can also hunt down the losers as they retreat.

Titanfall (E3 Gameplay)

Titanfall (E3 Gameplay)

A jaw-dropping demonstration of the single player in EA’s upcoming FPS Titanfall. Players will be given an array of tools that encourage them to move and attack quickly, from jetpacks to quick-shooting rocket launchers.

Titanfall (E3 Trailer)

Titanfall (E3 Trailer)

Titanfall seems to be EA’s answer to Destiny. The game is a multiplayer-focused FPS where players can fight on foot as well as with mechs. Infantry are more agile, but the mechs are more powerful. More at NeoGAF.

Earth Defense Force 2025 (Trailer)

Earth Defense Force 2025 (Trailer)

A Japanese preview of the fourth game in the beloved third-person shooter series. Earth Defense Force 2025 has new soldiers, new weapons and huge insect enemies to topple. EDF! EDF! EDF!

The New Kind: Part 1

The New Kind: Part 1

Peter Hyoguchi’s collaborative, crowd-funded Anime series has completed its first episode, introducing us to the incredible hidden genetic abilities of its protagonists, including the ability to turn into mechs.

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Kuratas Robot Configurator

Kuratas Robot Configurator

Suidobashi Heavy Industry has launched a site where you can customize the $2M Kuratas mech and then place an order. Who cares if it’s a hoax? We just built a robot. Your argument is invalid.

Kuratas

Kuratas

Japanese engineers have unveiled Kuratas, a 13-foot-tall, wheeled mech which actually can drive up to 10km/h, heads-up video display, and can be operated remotely by an smartphone.

Hawken (Cinematic Trailer)

Hawken (Cinematic Trailer)

A new trailer for Hawken, originally shown at Penny Arcade Expo East. We’ll all be able to blast mechs when the free-to-play MMOFPS drops on 12/12/12, but you can sign up for the closed beta here.

Mechwarrior Online

Mechwarrior Online

Hawken looks very promising, but MechWarrior Online has a big advantage over its FPS mech rival: a pedigree. MwO will be a free-to-play MMO, with emphasis on team play and customization.

Hawken (Gameplay Trailer 3)

Hawken (Gameplay Trailer 3)

The latest gameplay trailer from this mech FPS shows just how intense we can expect the battles to get. Every time we see this game, we want to play it more. Out 12/12/2012.

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