Six Series That Would Make Excellent Animated Films

Live Action adaptations seem to be all the rage these days, with Marvel Cinematic Universe and Cinderella being massive hits both financially and critically. However, let us not forget that animation adaptations can be just as good if not better than their live action counterparts (and if you still believe that… » 4/02/15 12:25am Today 12:25am

Space Hulk is back for a limited run of claustrophobic Xeno shenanigans

5 years ago, Games Workshop brought back its board game classic Space Hulk for a limited edition run, so exclusive and limited it would never be seen again once it sold out. Never ever. No siree. Nope. Never. Well... until now. » 9/13/14 12:29pm 9/13/14 12:29pm

I Always Wondered How A Space Marine Got Dressed

If you don't remember it from the last time we showed you, Lord Inquisitor is a fan-made Warhammer 40K short film that promises to be a lot better than anything Games Workshop has managed officially. » 6/23/14 10:15am 6/23/14 10:15am

Top 10 Essential Stories About Power Armor

This weekend, we celebrate the awesome majesty of superpowered suits of armor, with Iron Man 3. But the "power armor" genre has a long and kick-ass history, spanning decades of battles and adventures. Here are the 10 most essential power-armor stories of all time! » 4/30/13 10:18am 4/30/13 10:18am

Did Games Workshop give up on trying to own the term Space Marine…

Since December, you haven't been able to buy M.C.A. Hogarth's book Spots the Space Marine: Defense of the Fiddler on Amazon, because Games Workshop claimed it owned the trademark on the phrase "space marine" due to its popular Warhammer 40K games. As far as we know, Games Workshop's lawyers haven't stopped making… » 2/08/13 10:28am 2/08/13 10:28am

New Ultramarines trailer promises the Warhammer 40K movie is finally…

Ultramarines, the CG Warhammer 40K movie, was supposed to come to Blu-ray and DVD back in 2010. It didn't. But if you've been patiently waiting for your chance to see the Ultima Squad fight the Black Legion Chaos Space Marines — or even if that sentence makes any sense to you — good news, as Anchor Bay has announced… » 1/23/13 6:20am 1/23/13 6:20am

Games Workshop gets someone's book yanked from Amazon for using the…

Who owns the term "space marine"? According to Wikipedia, the term was first used in 1932 in a story called "Captain Brink of the Space Marines" by Bob Olsen — but now, Warhammer 40K owner Games Workshop is claiming to have a trademark on the longstanding term. » 12/17/12 9:38am 12/17/12 9:38am

12 Greatest Science Fiction War Stories

War changes everything. War is an apocalypse and a technological revolution and a life-changing adventure, all rolled into one. So it's not surprising that many of science fiction's most indelible stories are about warfare. » 9/10/12 10:00am 9/10/12 10:00am

Warhammer 40K: Space Marine Pits Thousands of Orks Against One…

In the Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine video game, you're the best of the best, a genetically modified supersoldier wearing incredible armor and wielding incredible weapons. This is a third-person shooter/hack and slash action game, but beyond that it's a great military sci-fi story. » 9/16/11 12:00pm 9/16/11 12:00pm

Warhammer Movie Brings Space Marines to Your Screen

Codex Pictures, the studio that brought Bionicle to animated life, plans to do the same for popular tabletop game Warhammer 40,000. Computer-animated Space Marines and Orks will do battle in their own DVD movie, Ultramarines. [Thanks to Cole Turner] » 9/30/09 9:30am 9/30/09 9:30am

"The Inquisitor's Handbook" Makes Execution Fun

The Calixis Sector is overrun by rogue psykers, heretics and traitors to the Imperium, and Fantasy Flight Games has just handed you all the tools you need to hunt them down. The Inquisitor's Handbook makes it that much cooler to be judge, jury and executioner in the Warhammer 40k game universe. We've got a list of… » 6/09/08 12:00pm 6/09/08 12:00pm

Five Scifi Miniatures Games That Are Maximally Cool

There are few things in life quite as satisfying as commanding your cyborg hordes to wage war against the grognard across the kitchen table. Whether you prefer to blast Darkseid with your heat vision or lead a heavy lance in a raid against one of the Inner Sphere houses, miniatures games will meet your need for… » 4/09/08 8:40am 4/09/08 8:40am