There's a Macross Game on the Oculus Rift

When I was a kid, I had a poster of an F-14 Tomcat hanging on my wall. It was my favorite airplane. Then I watched Robotech and saw my favorite plane transform into a giant robot as well. I dreamed about flying one. Now, two decades later, Oculus Rift has helped me get as close to this dream as I'll likely ever get. » 7/30/13 5:30am 7/30/13 5:30am

Why You Haven't Seen Any New Macross in the West for Nearly 15 Years

The last six years have been a real renaissance for the Macross franchise in Japan. There has been an incredibly popular anime series, three movies, and seven games. The latest in the series is the incredibly ambitious Macross 30, a game that combines 30 years of Macross characters and lore into a new and original… » 3/15/13 6:00am 3/15/13 6:00am

This Fan-Made Robotech Movie Trailer Will Give You Chills

Just this past week, I was talking about Robotech—the adaptation of the Japanese Macross series that was one of the first crossover anime hits from Japan in the 1980s—with a friend of mine, saying how it was essentially a military soap opera for adolescent boys where the drama was acted out with giant robots. And… » 1/02/13 3:15pm 1/02/13 3:15pm

A Child's Sketchbook From the 1980s, Preserved For the 21st Century

From 2012, let's take a trip back to the 1980s, and what it was like to be a kid drawing the stuff you were into. Some of the images you're about to see are ostensibly part of "schoolwork", others drawings scribbled in the rear pages of a book where there was supposed to be stuff like maths problems, but are instead… » 7/23/12 10:00pm 7/23/12 10:00pm