Top 10 Greatest Giant Robots Of All Time

Ah, Giant Robots. Who doesn't love giant mechanical creations stomping around and kicking butt? Over the years there have been many badass robots and mechs that have wormed their way into our hearts, but some are just especially great. So here are our picks for the 10 greatest giant robots, ranked. » 3/20/15 10:12am 3/20/15 10:12am

The 15 Weirdest Super Sentai Giant Robots

For almost four decades, the Super Sentai franchise — the original Japanese title of the series better known as the Power Rangers — have featured massive mecha blowing up monsters. It should be no surprise that there have been bizarre 'bots over the years. Here's 15 of the weirdest — and the most wonderful. » 3/05/15 10:00am 3/05/15 10:00am

Spider-Man's Giant Robot Just Became Official Marvel Comics Canon

If you've been reading Dan Slott's Spider-Verse saga over at Marvel Comics, you know this "Crisis on Infinite Spider-Men" has combined pretty much taken every iteration of ol' Web-head and joined them into one epic adventure. But one specific introduction has just blown my mind. » 1/09/15 8:39am 1/09/15 8:39am

​12 Lunatics Who Shouldn't Have Access To Giant Robots

Anime has taught us that teenagers are always the best giant robot pilots, but do they need to be crazy? Because it sure seems like a lot of insane people manage to get in the cockpits of Gundam, EVA Units, and the like. Here are a dozen maniacs who shouldn't be trusted with scissors, let alone giant robots. » 12/01/14 12:00pm 12/01/14 12:00pm

​The 13 Most Ridiculous Giant Robots of All Time

It takes tremendous skill to pilot a giant robot, and it takes genius to make them. But unfortunately, it's rare that these pilots and inventors are also blessed with any design sense and/or common sense, because there are many giant robots that end up completely preposterous. Here are more than a dozen mighty… » 12/02/13 11:45am 12/02/13 11:45am

You Don't Know Squat About Pacific Rim

You think you know all about Pacific Rim, the robots-stomping-monsters epic that opens tonight? You haven't even scratched the surface. We went deep inside the making of Pacific Rim and talked to the stars and VFX crew, plus director Guillermo del Toro. And we learned the Pacific Rim secrets they didn't include in the… » 7/11/13 12:22pm 7/11/13 12:22pm

Why Pacific Rim Doesn't Look Like Any Movie You've Ever Seen Before

Pacific Rim pays tribute to classic monster movies and films about massive mechanical gladiators — but at the same time, this movie looks totally different than anything you've ever seen. We talked exclusively to the head creature designer, the legendary Wayne Barlowe, and VFX supervisor John Knoll, to find out why. » 7/08/13 12:31pm 7/08/13 12:31pm

Pacific Rim concept art includes our best look at the giant monsters!

So much awesome. Some brand new Pacific Rim concept art appeared in Empire Magazine, and it gives us a way clearer look at the Kaiju that are terrorizing the world, to the point where we need to built mega-bots to fight for us. » 5/28/13 3:11pm 5/28/13 3:11pm

Just Another Day in the Ultimate Killing Machine

It's always a great feeling of satisfaction to watch the sun go down on your ultimate mobile death fortress, and know that you've put in a proper day of crushing and incinerating. With a spot of imploding, for good measure. Concept art by Manchu SF. » 5/16/13 10:38pm 5/16/13 10:38pm

Just when you thought Pacific Rim couldn't look any more incredible...

...THIS trailer comes along. It shows way more of how the Kaiju came to Earth, and how they laid waste to our cities, and then how we created fricken great robots to stomp their asses. And that ocean combat scene? TAKE OUR MONEY. » 5/16/13 10:41am 5/16/13 10:41am

The sweded Pacific Rim trailer is the last sweded trailer you'll ever…

The sweding craze may have passed its expiration date, but it turns out there's one last unspoiled masterpiece left —namely, this unbelievably brilliant Pacific Rim trailer from the sweded Avengers folks. Between the Jaeger's elliptical machine controls to the "ocean" to that stunning final shot of the giant robot… » 3/13/13 6:20am 3/13/13 6:20am

What's your favorite giant robot or mecha design?

The Pacific Rim trailer is full of tantalizing glimpses of massive Kaiju trashing the world's cityscapes. But the star of the trailer is probably the massive human-controlled mechas, which are shown off in their full battling glory. » 12/13/12 4:30pm 12/13/12 4:30pm

Crowdfund a giant rideable robot, geeky woodblock prints, and a new…

Want to help fund a giant robot that can carry two passengers? How about a series of geeky, Japanese-style woodblocks, or a documentary about hiking the John Muir Trail? Or maybe you'd rather see an original comic from a writer who fleshed out both Venom and Iron Man? Check out these products and decide if any are… » 8/05/12 11:00am 8/05/12 11:00am

Optimus Prime turns out to have impeccable comic timing

You don't really think of Optimus Prime as being much of a jokester, but he's actually quite funny in this exclusive clip from Saturday's new episode of Transformers Prime. » 5/12/11 7:30am 5/12/11 7:30am

The giant robot rampage is here — wear it with pride!

A giant killer robot stalks the cityscape, in this awesome new T-shirt from designer Mingo Lamberti, with art by Wesley Van Eerden. It's just part of Lamberti's new "Sci-fi Range" of T-shirts with gorgeous art prints, including steampunk and apes. » 9/27/10 12:20pm 9/27/10 12:20pm

The strategic implications of giant robots in space

How would we cope with giant robots in space? Adam Elkus, an analyst specializing in foreign policy and strategic studies, looks at the anime classic Mobile Suit Gundam for some answers. » 8/09/10 2:40pm 8/09/10 2:40pm

The Industrial Revolution has a giant robot problem

In the industrial wilds of Petaluma, California, a group of giant robot artists called Survival Research Labs (SRL) staged a smackdown with an enormous metal chicken and "Big Arm." (Yeah, it's really big.) Witness the robot rumble! » 7/26/10 9:30am 7/26/10 9:30am

Korea's taekwon-do-practicing giant robot gets a Transformers-style…

The live-action movie of Korea's animated classic Robot Taekwon V has been in the works forever, but it's finally coming in 2011. And some new concept art shows that the taekwon-do-champion robot could look a lot like Michael Bay's Transformers. » 7/07/10 9:30am 7/07/10 9:30am

Behold The Car-Crushing Fury Of Robosaurus!

Robosaurus torches cars and tosses them to the ground with contempt, as he makes his debut in Sydney, Australia. This is not your average robot monster: It took 30 companies two years to create this 27-ton, five-storey robot. » 3/31/10 5:00pm 3/31/10 5:00pm

MechWarrior's Giant War Machine Gets a Reboot

Just when you were craving more mega-bot destruction of vast urban wastelands, MechWarrior comes to save you. And it's not your grandmother's game - this is a brand-new reboot, with slicker graphics and more multiplayer strategy. » 7/15/09 1:33pm 7/15/09 1:33pm