The latest trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim gives more sneak peeks at the monsters and giant robots that will go head-to-head in the movie. Check out the movie’s website for sweet images of the mecha.
Watch Jack Conte, an animatronic face and a hexapod play a song about effects pedals. Behind the scenes here. You can download the EP for free, but you might also want to donate at least $1 to Conte for his efforts.
ABE was programmed to love. Unfortunately, he expected to be loved back. There’s nothing like a good psychopathic robot story right before bedtime. Sweet dreams. Written and directed by Rob McLellan. (Thanks Thane!)
(NSFW: Language) Two employees volunteer to go around the office and have their co-workers sign on a farewell card for another co-worker, who as it turns out doesn’t know that he’s leaving. It’s like The Office, but with robots.
Boston Dynamics’ versatile humanoid robot, PETMAN, takes to the runway and struts its stuff, demonstrating its ability to simultaneously amaze us with its technology and freak the hell out of us. The robopocalypse is nigh.
Lionel Messi is arguably the best footballer to have ever played the game. At just 25 years old, he’s won the Ballon d’Or 4 times, the only player to do so. But can he win a penalty shootout against a robot?
Able to carry up to 1320lbs. and go up to 12mph on its 26″ wheels, Clearpath Robotics’ Grizzly is an all-terrain tractor robot that can haul or pull anywhere. Looks like the BigDog has got some competition.
A woman who dreams in images from classic films auditions for a part of her own. Oh, did we mention she was a robot? A wonderfully imaginative CGI animated short film created by Kerry Conran for WIGS. Go BTS here.
The guys at ABB Robotics show off the incredible precision of their ‘bots as they rapidly guide a point between tightly packed cans of soda. Though we’d be more impressed if they were filled with soda.
SyFy’s new brings Real Steel to real life, as contestants take one each other using killer robotic avatars, remotely controlled by their pilots. Though we’re still waiting for wearable mech suit fights.
Assaulted by legions of gigantic monsters, man builds equally massive fighting robots to fight back. It’s monsters vs. mecha in director Guillermo del Toro’s latest. Is it just us, or is that GLaDOS talking?