Black Mirror's Christmas Special: A Yuletide Nightmare You Have To See

The idea of Black Mirror, the twisted British dystopian series, having a Christmas special might seem odd. But while White Christmas does give us a dark near future that's not all tinsel and lights, its trio of tales is really all about a truly Christmassy message of compassion and empathy. Spoilers ahead... » 12/17/14 3:51pm 41 minutes ago

See The Misfits' New Look In Exclusive Jem & The Holograms Cover Reveal

We are beyond thrilled that Kelly Thompson is writing the comic book adaptation of the beloved 1980s cartoon Jem and the Holograms. We're debuting the second comic cover featuring the rocking Misfits, and chatted with Thompson and series artist Ross Campbell about how they've updated the outrageous Jem. » 12/17/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

The 10 Best And 10 Worst Science Fiction And Fantasy Movies Of 2014

This was a weird year for movies. The box office was weak, but also, most films didn't deserve love or hate. They were just... okay. But the genre movies that did stand out were either brilliant experiments, or horrible misfires. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst science fiction and fantasy movies of 2014. » 12/17/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Parks & Rec Trailer Set In 2017 Shows How The New Season Will Be Scifi

Because the final season of Parks and Recreation is set in 2017, the producers have announced that the show will now be "very gently scifi." And we get a small taste of the science fiction seeping into the sitcom in this trailer for the farewell season. Plus, there's karate Chris Pratt! » 12/17/14 10:45am Today 10:45am

SpaceX Will Try Landing On Barge After Friday's Cargo Flight

Friday's SpaceX cargo run to the International Space Station will make the astronauts happy, but the really exciting part comes after the Dragon is set free. The Falcon 9 rocket will attempt a soft touchdown landing on a barge for the first time, a massive step towards reusable rocketry. » 12/17/14 1:38pm Today 1:38pm

Shadow Of Mordor's New Expansion Is A Huge Letdown

Shadow of Mordor is one of the best games I played this year. I had high hopes for Lord of the Hunt, its first major expansion, as a result. "New monsters!" I thought. "More nemesis orcs to fight, some of whom ride on top of the new monsters! What could possibly go wrong?" So many things, apparently. » 12/17/14 12:38pm Today 12:38pm

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Get a Free Month of Crunchyroll Anime: Stream the Full Catalog Ad-Free

Crunchyroll, one of the top destinations for current and classic anime, is offering Kotaku readers a free month-long trial of their Anime Membership. In addition to streaming their entire anime catalog ad-free, you'll get access to the anime simulcasts - getting the latest anime episodes the same day they're released… » 12/13/14 3:09pm Saturday 3:09pm

Get 53% off the Limited Edition Black Aerial Drone + Camera

A few weeks ago, we offered a pre order discount on this limited edition Black Aerial Drone to Gizmodo readers. It sold out in 2 days. So, after securing more units, we've brought it back for io9 readers, who can get a discount of 53% off a Black Aerial Drone + Free Shipping. » 12/12/14 10:51am Friday 10:51am