Look At This Giant Machine. Just Look At It.

I never grew out of that childhood thing where giant vehicles are just the best. So when I saw images of this thing today, I nearly lost it. » 11/14/13 12:30am 11/14/13 12:30am

Whoa, Someone Built A Machine That Finds Shiny Pokémon For Them

Finding Pokémon in rare, shiny colors is a time consuming process. The average person probably won't even attempt it. But what if there was a machine that found shiny Pokémon for you? » 11/05/13 1:30pm 11/05/13 1:30pm

Army Robot Fires Machine-Gun, Internet Watches In Horror

Military games that feature robotic combat drones are normally labelled as "futuristic", or "near future". Might need to change that to "contemporary" real soon. » 10/23/13 2:00am 10/23/13 2:00am

The Visual Evolution of Sci-Fi Real-Time Strategy Games

StarCraft II's expansion pack, Heart of the Swarm, is already out in some parts of the world, and it's launching tomorrow in North America. To celebrate, let's take the opportunity to examine more than 20 years' worth of real-time strategy history in today's Show Us gallery, and see how much the genre has evolved… » 3/11/13 8:30pm 3/11/13 8:30pm

Couple Married By Robot, Can Death Ray Divorce Be Far Behind?

These science posts at Kotaku give me an opportunity to talk about something near and dear to my heart: The Robot menace. A Japanese couple being married by a robot? What if it misinterprets "til death do us part?" » 5/17/10 2:30pm 5/17/10 2:30pm