Meet Ming Mecca, 2014's Weirdest Video Game System

If a Nintendo Entertainment System and a recording studio mixing board had a baby, it would look a lot like Ming Mecca, which is very likely the weirdest piece of new video game hardware announced this year. Or maybe any year. This trailer teases a new console/game creation tool that uses discrete analog inputs to… » 5/03/13 10:30am 5/03/13 10:30am

Psychotic robot heads are a girl's worst friend in the techno thriller Hardware

In Richard Stanley's post-apocalyptic techno-thriller Hardware (1990), Dylan McDermott plays Moses, an aptly named desert wanderer who scavenges the wasteland for salvage. On his way to visit his industrial artist girlfriend Jill (Stacey Travis), Moses and his sidekick Shades (John Lynch) purchase a mysterious robot… » 11/17/12 12:30pm 11/17/12 12:30pm

Indiana Jones Had The Right Idea After All

When you're facing certain destruction, hiding in the refrigerator is a great plan. Say you're being chased by a damaged post-apocalyptic robot with the American flag on its face, which has reconstituted itself using kitchen appliances, like in this scene from 1990's Hardware. The thing hunts via infrared, so maybe… » 7/15/08 7:23pm 7/15/08 7:23pm

Recognize Everyone You've Ever Met With Smart Goggles

Smart Goggles will totally revolutionize social interaction. When you meet people, instead of struggling to remember their names and other pertinent details, you'll just file the info with your glasses, which will recognize those people next time and display the stored information. How long will it be before someone… » 4/18/08 10:40am 4/18/08 10:40am