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No Monster is Safe in This ‘Alone in the Dark’ Trailer

Aside from being the first sequel in about six years, Alone in the Dark: Illumination is special in that it will — for the first time ever — add cooperative multiplayer to a series that’s exclusively been about the solo experience for over two decades. As someone who’s managed to sink several hundred hours into […]

This Call Of Duty Teaser Is The Power Suit Rampage Every Friday Needs

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Taylor Kitsch — John Carter of Mars himself — is the greatest sidekick/mentor ever, in this teaser for the new game Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. This is basically two minutes of power-suit mayhem, with Kitsch saying the weirdest quips ever. Read more...

October 31, 2014: Remembering Wray Douglas

I received word today of the passing of longtime Stargate Special Effects Supervisor Wray Douglas.  It’s shocking and sad when someone so young leaves us, but doubly so when it’s someone as gentle and even-keeled as Wray.  Despite the occasional onset chaos or the rigorous demands of his job, he was always the calm in the […]

Channing Tatum ‘X-Men’ spinoff ‘Gambit’ lands ‘RoboCop’ screenwriter

Josh Zetumer has been hired to write the script for Fox’s “X-Men” spinoff, “Gambit.” Zetumer’s script will be based on […]

A Good Reason To Think Twice Before Stepping Into That Time Machine

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There's a theory that fans of time travel stories like to toss around: Time travel not only hasn't been invented yet, it won't be in the future either. Otherwise, we'd see time-travelers popping up in history. Here's an alternate — and pretty unsettling — theory. Read more...

A Fascinating Documentary on Crows, One of the World's Smartest Animals

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There's no better way to celebrate Halloween than by snuggling up with this mesmerizing PBS documentary, A Murder of Crows, first aired in 2010 and now available free online. We actually get to see some of the experiments that offered solid evidence that crows are breathtakingly smart tool users. Read more...

These Are The Voyages Announces Kickstarter Campaign For Volume 3

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekMovie.com

Author Marc Cushman would like to release the third volume of These Are The Voyages this fall, and he’s turned to Kickstarter to make it happen. More after the jump. These Are The Voyages Season 3 Goes To Kickstarter Over the past year, author Marc Cushman has released the first two volumes of what some […]

Peeta's First Message From The Capitol Begs For Katniss To Stop

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Uh-oh, here's the first look at Peeta's pleas from the Capitol. If you've read the book, you're already aware of what's going on here. But even without deeper knowledge, one thing is certain, Josh Hutcherson is a puppy pretending to be a human and we will do anything in our power to protect him. Read more...

Stills from the next episode of American Horror Story: Freak Show

FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show” has gotten off to a solid start as we’re already four episodes deep into the latest season of the popular anthology series. If you’d like to catch our thoughts on...Show More Summary

Watch The First Episode Of Cartoon Network's Over The Garden Wall

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We've been looking forward to Cartoon Network's miniseries Over the Garden Wall. Everything we've seen from this tale of two brothers lost in a strange forest has looked utterly whimsical. But this first chapter, which has been released online, is also a tad creepy. Read more...

Meet Afghanistan's Elusive, Endangered "Vampire" Deer

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is a male musk deer, knowing for growing fangs during the breeding season. A recent survey by the Wildlife Conservation Society confirmed that Kashmir musk deer, one of seven related Asian species, still live in Afghanistan's Nuristan Province, some 60 years after its last recorded sighting. Read more...

The Scariest, Creepiest and Most Gothic Magic Cards of All Time

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Magic: the Gathering is a game of epic fantasy at its core — but deep within the game's dank cellars, rotting tombs, and loathsome sewers lies a slimy, rotting heart of darkness. Here are our favorite artworks of demons, zombies, and other horrors from Magic's long history. Read more...

The Scariest, Creepiest, Most Gothic Magic Cards of All Time

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Magic: the Gathering is a game of epic fantasy at its core — but deep within the game's dank cellars, rotting tombs, and loathsome sewers lies a slimy, rotting heart of darkness. Here are our favorite artworks of demons, zombies, and other horrors from Magic's long history. Read more...

Illegal Immigrants Meet An Underwater Horror On Their Journey To The US

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Hoping to escape from Cuba to the US, a father and daughter hop a fishing boat. But in this short horror film, their immigration journey may come close to literal hell. Read more...

The "Mystical" DaVinci Self-Portrait That Was Hidden From Hitler

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It sounds like a plot for an Indiana Jones or Captain America film. But, during World War II, the self-portrait of Leonardo DaVinci was secretly moved from Turin to Rome for safekeeping from the Nazis. Legend says the gaze of DaVinci is so intense, that it can imbue onlookers with preternatural strength. Read more...

It's been discussed for ages, but now Deadline is reporting that Channing Tatum has been officially

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It's been discussed for ages, but now Deadline is reporting that Channing Tatum has been officially attached to play Gambit in a solo spinoff film. RoboCop remake writer Josh Zetumer will be penning the script, based on a treatment by Marvel Comics writer Chris Claremont. Read more...

Which Science Fiction Or Fantasy Book Will Make Anyone Smarter?

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Science fiction and fantasy are full of great ideas — but some works in the genre are especially mind-expanding or educational. Which science fiction or fantasy novel made you feel smarter after you read it? Read more...

Twisted Music Video Of The Week Vol. 159: Bobby Pickett “Monster Mash”

It’s Halloween, so what better way to celebrate than with some ghoulish dancing and partying? Gather your candy, adjust your masks, make sure your costume is on tight, and get ready for Bobby (Boris) Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers‘ “Monster Mash”! Really, could there be a more perfect song for tonight? Get on down and enjoy […]

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