H. R. Giger

Why didn’t anyone tell me Warframe is now the perfect game?

This isn’t OK. How did this happen.<p>Playing <i>Warframe</i> in the year of our Steve 2017 is quite the experience.<p>The game begun its life as a mediocre third-person free-to-play shooter on the PlayStation Whichever and was promptly forgotten. But the developers continued to work on it. And update it. And …

Gaming

Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Will Be Directly From the Novel

“He who controls the spice controls the universe.”<p>If there was any doubt about the director <b>Denis Villeneuve</b> would approach with his adaption of <i>Dune</i> …

Science Fiction

The Gollop Chamber

Julian Gollop has been in the games industry for more than 30 years. You probably know him best as the designer of games like Chaos and X-COM: UFO …

PC Gaming

The best horror video games

As another Halloween draws near, thoughts turn to creepy nights and horror movies. But for self-involving chills, there is little more terrifrying than a scary video game. That <i>you</i> are in control of horror heroes and hapless victims alike is gaming's greatest strength, hiding behind the controller …

CARCASS Behind The Scenes Stories - 30 Years Of Earache

Subscribe to Metal Injection on<p>Al Dawson of Earache Records talks about some of the best behind the scenes moments for some of the classic bands you …

Feeling Funko? Prepare for Black Friday with our definitive Funko Pop list

If you didn’t know any better, a Funko Pop might sound like something you can both eat and dance to at the same time

Comics

The Alien is NOT cooked - a Scified editorial! - Alien: Covenant & Sequel Movie News

Prior to Prometheus' release in 2012 fans, general audiences, and critics were praising the return of Sir Ridley Scott to the Alien franchise with …

Movies

6 Outrageous Ways Hollywood Can (And Will) Screw You Over

Breaking into Hollywood is really hard. It's difficult enough trying to make ends meet flipping burgers while you desperately hope for a break in …

Movies

Descend Into the “Lair of Grievous”…If You Dare

Sometimes, you have to take a step back and recognize the valuable things in life. Like, for instance, how <i>The Clone Wars</i> is not only an amazing …

Star Wars

Taylor Swift's ...Ready for It? video: all the movie and TV references explained

She may have last been spotted filming a music video in a London kebab shop, but Taylor Swift isn't quite ready to publicly re-embrace "down-to-earth Taylor", aka "the old Taylor", just yet.<p>Instead, she's delivered yet another elaborate, big-budget visual spectacle that positions her as an …

Taylor Swift

Staff Inquiry: Horror Films That Terrified Us

October has become the de facto time for film lovers to dive deep into horror, be it through one film a day challenges or more casually scary romps. …

Horror Movies

Stranger Things season 2, episode 3, The Pollywog, recap: who's afraid of Mr Baldo?

<b>Warning: this recap contains spoilers!</b><p>The plot thickens as we reach episode three of Netflix’s returning sci-fi/horror blockbuster. And by “thicken” we mean it has grown tentacles and started slithering around like a small screen cousin of HR Giger’s Alien. This was the instalment Stranger Things 2 …

TV

H.R. Giger's Alien Space Jockey model going on the auction block

One of H.R. Giger's most iconic creations can be yours — for a price. Nate D. Danders Auctions has put the late Swiss painter's model of the Space …

The 7 Best Horror-Themed Bars

<i>Frankenstein in Edinburgh</i><p>It’s nearly Halloween, the spookiest time of year. And while many bars and restaurants dial up the doom for the holiday, …

’Star Trek: Discovery’: New Klingon Design Influenced by H.R. Giger and Bryan Fuller

Also, Stamets is feeling spore-ifically groovy next week and more scoop from “After Trek.”<p>The new design for the Klingons in “Star Trek: Discovery” …

Star Trek

The Man Behind the Alien-Themed Haunted House That Terrorized 1970s Burbank

Bob Burns<p>Bob Burns<p>Judging by the thousands of people lined up around the block, what Bob Burns had planned for Halloween 1979 promised to be even …

Mickey Mouse

The 16 scariest horror games ever

As another Halloween draws near, thoughts turn to creepy nights and horror movies. But for self-involving chills, there is little more terrifrying than a scary video game. That <i>you</i> are in control of horror heroes and hapless victims alike is gaming's greatest strength, hiding behind the controller …

Ridley Scott Says the Next ALIEN Movie Might Not Have Aliens

Ridley Scott‘s original <i>Alien</i> movie was a groundbreaking horror sci-fi which introduced the world to HR Giger‘s horrifying Xenomorph, which quickly …

Science Fiction

Friday’s best TV: Have I Got News for You; Unreported World

Ian Hislop and Paul Merton return for the 54th series of the biting satire, as both sides air their views about the Irish Republic’s referendum on abortion rights<p><b>Have I Got News for You</b><br>9pm, BBC1<p>As HIGNFY returns for its 54th series, it’s hard to know how to feel about this telly institution. It has …

British Humour

This Artist Reimagined 20+ Pokémon Characters As Monsters, And They’re Terrifying

David used to be a concept artist for the video game industry, but he figured that it's not where his heart lies, so he gave all that up for his true …

Culture

18 Insanely Creepy Movie Facts

Sometimes knowing more about a horror film just makes it scarier. It's enough to make you believe that these films were cursed. For example,<p>9. While …

Exploring The History Of How We Imagine Aliens

Assuming the universe has expanded at a constant rate, we can say with a fair amount of accuracy that the diameter of the observable universe is approximately 92 billion light-years in size. That’s enough space for at least 100 billion billion planets, conservatively. So, mathematically speaking, …

Jar Jar Binks

SCORN is the fleshy future of horror inspired by Alien, Metroid Prime, and Silent Hill

Us humans are used to keeping organs and innards on the inside of our bodies

H.P. Lovecraft

Death makes you stronger in Hellscreen, an FPS with a rear-view mirror

<i>In the Indie GIF Showcase, we dig up the best-looking new and upcoming indie games and explore what makes them special. Are you developer with a game</i> …

PC Gaming

18 Insanely Creepy Movie Facts You Probably Didn’t Know Until Now

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Inside Star Trek Discovery's mission to bring hope back to TV

The first Star Trek series in over a decade brings back Starfleet, Klingons – and optimism<p>On May 13, 2005, the final episode of <i>Star Trek Enterprise</i> …

Star Trek

The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix

Looking to freshen up your Netflix queue? Add these out-of-this-world science fiction classics.<p><i>Metropolis Restored</i> (1927)<p>Don’t let the age of <i>Metropolis Restored</i> fool you—this is still a <i>very</i> political and <i>very</i> angry film by modern standards. Set in the year 2026, <i>Metropolis</i> depicts a city in which …

Science Fiction

The 30 Best Female-Led Horror Films of All Time

My fondest moments as a girl were when my mother would braid my hair while we watched horror films and TV shows on her small TV screen. <i>Tales from the</i> …

Entertainment

25 people we really miss

Isaac Asimov<p>One of the most prolific and influential science fiction authors of the 20th century, Asimov has likely influenced everyone who has …

Science Fiction

Bizarre subliminal messages buried in movies

Don't let it get to your head.

Movies