Meet Method-2, the First Manned Bipedal Robot

Meet Method-2, the First Manned Bipedal Robot

Hankook Mirae Technology, a South Korean robotics manufacturer, has introduced the Method-2, a prototype piloted mech. “Our robot is the world’s first manned bipedal robot and is built to work in extreme hazardous areas where humans cannot go (unprotected),” company chairman Yang Jin-Ho said in a statement. The Method-2 is

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Nintendo Switch May Have Limited Battery Life

Nintendo Switch May Have Limited Battery Life

News on the Nintendo Switch has been hard to come by. Now, there is another bit to add to the collection. According to a new FCC filing, the Nintendo Switch will most likely come with a non-removable battery. And because of the size limitations of the Switch’s tablet-style design, there

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Bandai Namco Invests in AI Startup

Bandai Namco Invests in AI Startup

Bandai Namco, the company that gave us Tekken, Dark Souls, and various versions of Dragonball, is exploring the potential of artificial intelligence. The publisher has invested in the AI startup Heroz, which developed an algorithm for Japanese-style chess that has publicly beaten professional human opponents. Bandai Namco hopes to use

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Carrie Fisher Has Died

Carrie Fisher Has Died

And now Carrie Fisher is gone. She died this morning at UCLA Medical Center after suffering a massive heart attack on Friday during a flight from London to Los Angeles. She was 60. Despite her enduring international fame as Star Wars’s Princess Leia, Ms. Fisher struggled with addiction and mental

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Double Dragon 4 Coming in January

Double Dragon 4 Coming in January

Arc System Works has announced the upcoming release of Double Dragon 4. The sequel will be released worldwide on January 20, 2017 for PS4 and PC to mark the 30th anniversary of the first Double Dragon’s arcade launch. Double Dragon’s original development team worked on Double Dragon 4, and they gave the latest

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First Alien: Covenant Trailer Debuts

First Alien: Covenant Trailer Debuts

The first trailer for Alien: Covenant came out over the weekend, because no holiday is complete without the terror and threat of an extraterrestrial xenomorph. Ridley Scott returns to direct this sequel to 2012’s Prometheus. Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, and Guy Pearce also return to reprise their roles, and bring

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Carrie Fisher In Stable Condition Following Cardiac Incident

Carrie Fisher In Stable Condition Following Cardiac Incident

Despite 2016 gunning for pretty much everyone, as of last night Carrie Fisher is in stable condition after suffering a “cardiac episode” while on a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday. She is in intensive care in UCLA Medical Center. Fisher returned to her iconic character, (now) General

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Chewbacca Sings Silent Night in New Video

Chewbacca Sings Silent Night in New Video

Since this week seems to be all about Star Wars, what better way to end it than with a video of Chewbacca performing the lovely carol “Silent Night” in his native language, Shyriiwook? Especially if it includes color commentary by Han Solo? The vocal track was originally pieced together in

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Rogue One Wins the Battle but Loses the War

Rogue One Wins the Battle but Loses the War

So, now that the opening weekend excitement is out of the way, the reviews are in, and the arguments have started in earnest, I’d like to offer my humble assessment of the best and the worst of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Spoilers ahead. Was it entertaining? Oh, yes.

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Star Wars Battlefront Death Star DLC Free-to-Play Weekend Coming Up

Star Wars Battlefront Death Star DLC Free-to-Play Weekend Coming Up

The Star Wars Battlefront Death Star DLC will be free to play this holiday weekend. From December 23 through December 25, Death Star will not only be free for everyone but it will also offer double XP and throw in 5,000 credits simply for logging in. All the maps and modes

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