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You Can Buy A Solid Gold Cartoon Robot For $160,000

One of Japan’s most iconic robots has been immortalized in precious metal, and if you’ve got a spare 20 million yen ($160,000), you can buy it in the Tokyo district of Roppongi this July.<p>This gleaming Gundam consists of 1,000 grams of solid gold. It’s being displayed at “The Art Of Gundam” exhibit, …

Anime

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MONSTERS CHRONICLES - "Twisted" Impressions

'TIE Fighter' Anime Short Hits All The Right Buttons

A new anime styled Star Wars short takes the side of the Empire and finally shows off what TIE Fighters can do in the right hands.<p>Taking lone animator Paul Johnson four years to create, the entire short is a definite love letter to 80’s style anime. From fantastically layered shading to full on …

Anime

What's the deal with Final Fantasy Type-0's name, anyway?

Final Fantasy's numbering and naming conventions make little sense to an outsider. Hell, they can baffle insiders, too. So IGN asked director Hajime Tabata the deal is with <i>Final Fantasy Type-0</i>, which launches in the west (as a high-definition remaster of the 2011 Japan release) next week.<p>Basically, …

'Gundam: The Origin' Manga Review

About fifteen or so years ago, various people attempted a few retellings of the original Gundam. The first of these was a brave re-imagining in the form of a serialized novel known as For the Barrel but it was sadly never finished. The other major attempt was the Gundam: The Origin manga.<p>Starting …

Anime

PC Mech Shooter Hawken Acquired by APB Publisher

The rights for free-to-play PC mech shooter Hawken have been acquired by APB publisher Reloaded Games, the company announced on Facebook.<p>"I'm pretty excited to *now* be able to announce that Reloaded Games is the new owner of Hawken," the game's new producer Joshua "capnjosh" Clausen wrote.<p>"It's a …

Oculus Rift

SimCity-Inspired Cities: Skylines Hits Another Sales Milestone

PC metropolis construction game Cities: Skylines, developed by Finnish studio Colossal Order and inspired by EA's SimCity series, has reached another sales milestone. The game, released on March 10, has now sold more than 500,000 copies.<p>It moved 250,000 copies in its first 24 hours, making it …

SimCity

Final Fantasy 15's Product Placement Shown Off in New Images

Square Enix and outdoor recreation company Coleman are teaming up for Final Fantasy XV.<p>As revealed by Gematsu, Final Fantasy XV will feature all manner of Coleman branded items, including tents, tables, chairs, and tableware.<p>Explaining the product placement, Square Enix said camping is a major …

Final Fantasy

Mayor Of London Boris Johnson Announces He'll Renounce U.S. Citizenship

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, is finally saying “Cheerio” to his friends across the pond.<p>The American-born Brit (he’s a New Yorker by birth) has announced that he will give up his American citizenship as part of his “commitment to Britain.” The announcement came on the heels of a six-day …

Boris Johnson

US and Russia in danger of returning to era of nuclear rivalry

American threats to retaliate for Russian development of new cruise missile take tensions to new level<p>A widening rift between Moscow and Washington over cruise missiles and increasingly daring patrols by nuclear-capable Russian submarines threatens to end an era of arms control and bring back a …

Military

Sony Is Bringing The Version Of ‘Final Fantasy VII’ You Didn’t Want To The Playstation 4

Sony and Square Enix are just being cruel now. I like <i>Final Fantasy VII</i> as much as the next guy. It’s a classic. Maybe not the best game of the <i>Final Fantasy</i> series, but it’s certainly a fine entry and deserving of praise.<p>That said, this is not the version of the game that people want on their next …

'SimCity BuildIt' lets Canadians play urban planner before anyone else

While Canada is the brunt of countless jokes, it seems like our friendly neighbors to the north have the last laugh this time. At least when it comes to playing <i>SimCity</i> on the go, that is. The folks at EA have recently soft-launched <i>SimCity BuildIt</i> on Android, and like so many other mobile games it …

Sunset in Glacier National Park

Beautiful sunset in northern Montana’s Glacier National Park by Sashikanth Chintia Photography.<p>Sashikanth Chintia contributed this photo of a sunset …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

Edge of a Volcano

Photographer Denis Budkov has made a series of images of great beauty during an expedition to the volcanic complex Plosky Tolbatchik. Located in the …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Landscape Photography

Sibirischer Uhu

Outstanding Entries to the Smithsonian Wilderness Forever Photo Contest

In order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which was passed on September 3, 1964, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History has opened “Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places,” a photography exhibition that features juried selections from …

Hiking

National Geographic Travel

Travel

10 (More) Gorgeous Colorized Photos That Put History In A New Light

For the history buffs of the world, we imagine there are few experiences as fulfilling as poring over volume after volume of black-and-white photographs, hunting for that rare shot of a notable figure or iconic location.<p>As for the rest of us, we'll be trolling Reddit. Their ongoing thread of …

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

Ice Bucket Schmice Schmucket, These Japanese Porn Stars Want You To Squeeze Their Boobs For AIDS

I’m pretty sick of the ice bucket challenge at this point, but luckily there’s a new kind of philanthropy taking the world by storm. That’s right, I’m talking about the “squeeze-a-thon,” a charitable event invented by a group of Japanese porn stars wherein they allow fans to squeeze their breasts …

Keep Dying In 'Destiny' And 'Call Of Duty'? It Could Be Your TV's Fault

If you’ve ever wielded a joystick in anger, you’ll almost certainly have felt cheated at some point.<p>Maybe you’re just about to beat down a rival player from behind in Destiny only for them to miraculously spin round and smash you first. Maybe you’d swear you had the drop on another Call Of Duty or …

‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’: New release date avoids ‘Cap 3’ conflict | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

"Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" director Zack Snyder tweeted out this first look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros.)<p>Henry Cavill will be reprising his “Man of Steel” role as Superman in "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice." (Warner Bros.)<p>Ben Affleck will portray the Dark …

Comic Books

Kevin Smith at Comic-Con: love for Star Wars and Tusk but not Bruce Willis

Kevin Smith regaled the crowd in the closing night slot on day two of Comic-Con with the world premiere trailer of Tusk and a heartfelt account of how he walked on to the Millennium Falcon on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII.<p>The film-maker presented the first-look of his upcoming horror-comedy, …

Your Guide to Gundam’s Video Game Side Stories

Ever since the 16-bit era, there have been side-story games that help flesh out the world of the original <i>Gundam</i>. Now these have been abridged and …

Lionsgate To Reboot 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' As Movie Franchise

Of course you would. That's why the <b>Power Rangers</b> are so popular, and have been for two decades. Now on the franchise's 21st birthday, creator Haim Saban has announced that he's partnering with <b>Lionsgate</b> to make a feature film with the karate chopping team that combines their individual battle …

'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' gets new movie turn

"Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" is the latest throwback kids property to get a new turn on the big screen, as Lionsgate and licensing entity Saban Brands announced Wednesday that they'll be developing another live-action movie based on the '90's TV powerhouse.<p>The companies said they will develop the …

Power Rangers

The Internet's Expanding List Of Every Video Game Ever

by RetroGraphics Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 10:35 AM<p>They'll have to dig their way through the Internet and video games stores if they ever want to …