NECA's Aliens Power Loader Is The Perfect Accompaniment To Ripley

It's not been long since NECA gave us the first, wonderful Alien figure using Sigourney Weaver's likeness as Ellen Ripley, but she'll soon be getting the coolest accessory to kick ass in: A properly-scaled Power Loader that, although much tinier than the massive replica we saw recently, is still a great bit of kit. » 2/18/15 9:00am 2/18/15 9:00am

A compact mecha-suit for battling pocket-sized xenomorphs

Several years ago we told you about ActiveLink's Power Loader, a mecha-like exoskeleton that looked like something right out of Aliens. Now, following the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, ActiveLink has started work on Power Loader Light — a more compact version that would allow for increased… » 2/01/13 6:20am 2/01/13 6:20am

Somebody went and invented the power loader from Aliens

We've seen some fairly convincing power loader facsimiles before, but this refurbished Ditch Witch by Raytheon-Sarcos — who are also experimenting with robotic exoskeletons — isn't that far off from James Cameron's original vision. » 10/15/11 8:00am 10/15/11 8:00am

Why build a homemade exoskeleton? To freak out your friends, of course

Skeletonics is a group of Japanese exoskeleton artisans who built an exosuit for the express purposes of A.) looking awesome; and B.) messing with their pals. » 3/09/11 2:00pm 3/09/11 2:00pm

Aliens-Style Power Loader Will Have You Battling Xenomorphs in No Time

While Cyberdyne plans to outfit our military personnel in exosuits straight out of Iron Man, Activelink draws its exosuit inspiration from Aliens, creating an actual Power Loader that's nearly ready for Ripley. » 9/30/09 4:00pm 9/30/09 4:00pm