This Power Armor Design Makes Us Want To Do An Orbital Jump For Joy

This is the most badass power armor we've seen in simply ages. Check out all the textures and the cool plating. (Click "Expand" to make it giant and see its full glory.) This is the work of fantastic concept artist Emmanuel Shiu, whose work we've featured before. » 7/09/14 6:30pm 7/09/14 6:30pm

Watch a pair of cybernetic legs — that you control with your mind — in…

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, journalist Evan Ackerman became the first person stateside to test Cyberdyne's HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) suit. Watch him take a stroll in this amazing mind-controlled exoskeleton. » 1/09/11 8:45am 1/09/11 8:45am

Finally, A Whole Anthology about Power Armor

Powered armor rocks our world, whether it's the ultra-realistic exoskeletons of the near future or the super-enhanced mecha of thousands of years from now. So we're excited to see anthology-editor extraordinaire John Joseph Adams doing a book of power-armor stories. » 1/05/11 4:53pm 1/05/11 4:53pm

Budget Cuts Push Back Future Military Systems

As the current Middle East conflict continues on, futuristic military systems might be further away because of a new enemy: congressional budgets. » 4/06/09 2:42pm 4/06/09 2:42pm

Power-Armor Vs. Nano-Tech Super Soldiers, In G.I. Joe

Starship Troopers 3 may finally show us a glimpse of the powered armor Heinlein talks about in the novel — but we'll get our real power armor fix from the G.I. Joe movie, coming in 2009. I haven't been sure whether Joe really counted as science fiction, but a new script review gives plenty of reasons to accept it as… » 4/21/08 4:00pm 4/21/08 4:00pm