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With the Blizzard Comes These Star-Shaped Snowflakes

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The northeast of the United States is in the midst of a blizzard, which could bring a potentially historic amount of snow to New York City. But earlier today, before temperatures drop and the snow covers everything, these large, star-shaped snowflakes were spotted all over the city. Read more...

Hands-On With ‘The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’

Until about a week ago, I had spent maybe an hour total with the Witcher series. It’s not that the games didn’t look appealing to me, they simply fell into the always-growing list of intriguing games I never get around to playing. This changed when I was invited by CD Projekt Red to spend some […]

Good News: DC Is Trying To Fix Their Batman: The Animated Series Figures

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Finally getting action figures emulating the gorgeous style of Batman: The Animated Series has been like a dream come true for fans of the cartoon - or it should have been, if they weren't riddled by quality issues. But hooray! DC have finally addressed the problems, and have announced plans to hopefully fix them. Read more...

First Glimpse Of Fantastic Four Costumes Reveals A "Cronenberg-ian" Look

14 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Just how different will the new Fantastic Four movie be from the versions we've seen before? Very different, it seems. Collider has a new interview with director Josh Trank. Plus this photo, the first look we've gotten so far at this version of the Fantastic Four's outfits. And, well... it's bluer when you expand it to full-size and look closely? Read more...

‘Dying Light’ Launch Trailer Won’t Stop Moving

Techland had a real hit on their hands with the first Dead Island, and while it certainly didn’t live up to many of our expectations, that only gives this inarguably talented developer a chance to really shine with Dying Light. It’s more or less a spiritual successor to the zombie franchise they created, and from […]

‘Five Nights at Freddy’s 3? Trailer Goes Meta

We have our first trailer for Five Nights at Freddy’s 3, and it’s going meta. The game is set three decades after a series of unfortunate events forced Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza to close its doors. The horrific events that transpired have inspired the creation of a horror attraction called Fazbear’s Fright, and, unsurprisingly, things start […]

Check Out These 7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About ‘The Matrix’

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Despitesomeplotholesandlessthansatisfactory sequels,TheMatrix stillholdsupasasci-ficlassic.It’searnedplentyofpopculturecredibility,revolutionizedcertaincinematictechniques,andruinedmanyothers.Itborrows,augments,andintroducesconceptsusedinotherworksfromthelikesofWilliamGibsonandGrantMorrison(sometimesabittoomuch)andusesthemtocreateatalethat’sentertainingtothisday.

Best Iain M.

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Best Iain M. Banks tribute ever. Elon Musk tweeted that he's naming two SpaceX droneships after Culture ships in Banks' The Player of Games. One drone ship will be called Just Read The Instructions, and the other will be Of Course I Still Love You. [via ] Read more...

January 26, 2015: Behind the scenes on Dark Matter! Shhhh. Don’t tell anyone!

I spent much of the weekend going over the two week’s worth of dailies we’ve amassed to date.  For those not in the know, “dailies” refers to the collected footage from the previous day’s shoot.  It’s always a good idea to familiarize yourself with the available material – especially when it comes time to do […]

Stream The Gorgeous ‘The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter’ OST

Our very own Adam Dodd hailed The Astronauts’ The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter, calling it “ambitious” and “visually stunning” in his here. Bloody Disgusting!USA

The Poisoned Crown

Even though I'm French Canadian, it's thanks to George R. R. Martin that I recently discovered the excellent The Accursed Kings by French author Maurice Druon. Having enjoyed both The Iron King and The Strangled Queen, I was curious to see what the third installment would have in store for readers. Show More Summary

They Most Definitely Did Not Come In Peace

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In artist Sung Choi's concept art series ARK, an alien invasion drives humanity from Earth. Fortunately, we find a habitable planet to make our home after the horrors of war. Read more...

Christina Ricci's Lizzie Borden Is Back (And So Is Her Axe)

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Lifetime's Christina Ricci-starring Lizzie Borden Took An Axe was a hit last January, and the network is cashing in with April's eight-episode The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, a fictionalized exploration of Lizzie's post-acquittal life. Read more...

This Is Why The X-Files Never Became A Franchise

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In addition to science fiction, The X-Files also fit neatly into another genre: the crime procedural. But, unlike other wildly successful crime dramas like Law & Order or CSI, it never managed to truly became a franchise. So what was it that prevented us from seeing The X-Files: Miami? There was a simple reason. Read more...

Tiny Moon Dive-Bombs Asteroid During Near-Earth Flyby

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Early this morning, a big (but not too big) asteroid made a close (but not too close!) pass by our planet. While totally unthreatening as a doomsday scenario, this particular asteroid makes for beautiful viewing: it has a tiny, orbiting moon. Read more...

Archstone makes a deal with Body, starring Helen Rogers

One of the hotter titles coming out of this year’s Slamdance Film Festival is Dan Berk and Robert Olsen’s isolated thriller BODY, and today we just got word that the Christmas-set horror film has been picked up by Archstone Distribution. Show More Summary

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