Boston Dynamics, better known for the hulking robot brute known as ATLAS, has just revealed a considerably smaller creation that looks like a cross between a golden retriever and a baby giraffe. But forget about it just replacing your family pet: SpotMini looks like it can replace your housecleaner too.
And now, an epic tale of love and dedication only possible through video games.
Boston Dynamics’ line of robotic dogs creep the hell out of me and other sensible humans on this doomed planet. But at least my gut call is partially justified by this probably world-first meeting of man’s best friend and man’s future downfall.
Your moment of cute today: Wally the Welsh Corgi cosplays as each doctor from Doctor Who, and is adorable at it.
Why aren’t there more games where you play as dogs? Dogs are awesome. Dog’s Life on PS2 is awesome. Humans are OK, I guess, but come on, more dog games please. Like this one!
From Tumblr You Booze You Lose, this Bull Terrier is way better equipped to express his love for Animal Crossing’s KK Slider than our ridiculous human bodies could ever be.
WHO’S A GOOD DOG? FALLOUT 4’S DOG IS A GOOD DOG. SUCH A GOOD DOG YES HE IS.
Not in a bad way! But in a damn-The-Avengers-actor-totally-looks-like-a-dog way.
First Grand Theft Auto V's dog forgot how to dog, and now this Besiege dog is having serious trouble being a dog too. When will this horrific time of national crisis end?
Dog breeds can be a complicated subject, but, for better or worse, humans have been doing it for a long time. Breeds are not only instantly recognizable, the popular imagination has also tended to give dogs the same stereotypes of their nation of origin. But how many breeds and their homes can you actually name?
What's wrong with dog food? Can't we just feed our four-legged friends dog food? No, it seems, we cannot. Enter "Dog Noodles." These are noodles for dogs.
You see them barking, jumping and running around in their little dirt track fiefdoms all over your cities. No jobs, no bills, no deadlines. They look like they're having so much fun. How much fun? A new game breaks it down for you.
Everyone, meet Kiba, the cosplaying corgi. Kiba, this is everyone.
Sometimes you can see the darndest things from a car window. Things like this.
PCs and dogs have lots in common, you know. No, really!
Game of Thrones is a wonderful, heartbreaking piece of television. But you know what would make it better? You guessed it — tiny, costumed, inbred dogs!
There's not one, but two games launching today that let you play as animals. If playing as a cat in Murdered: Soul Suspect isn't good enough for you (and, to be fair, it wasn't for me), consider checking out Sony's new PlayStation Vita game Vita Pets. Judging by the launch trailer, it has quirky talking dogs—and…
Dogs are big, dumb, infinitely lovable obedience machines. Cats—love 'em, hate 'em, or spend half your day giggleweeping to Internet videos of them—are anything but. Why are they so willfully difficult? What's going on in their heads? The short version: we don't really know.