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Japanese Kuratas mecha gets decked out in Microsoft Windows logos

The $1.3 million rideable robot gets the Microsoft Windows treatment for the Windows Spring Festival 2014 held at Akihabara, Japan.

By May 6, 2014

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'Iron Man' on steroids: Step into a working 'Appleseed' Mecha

A working, wearable Japanese exoskeleton gets bulked up, thanks to some inspiration from a popular manga series.

By January 30, 2014

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Working robot mecha suit is built for kids

Sakakibara Kikai's latest drivable robot exoskeleton comes with a power drill hand. What else could junior want?

By May 8, 2013

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Pacific Rim trailer teases Del Toro's mecha-monster mash-up

The Pan's Labyrinth director's latest effort stars Brit actors Idris Elba and Charlie Hunnam fighting aliens with giant robots.

By December 13, 2012

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'Patlabor' giant robot prop is broodingly awesome

The classic mecha series is getting live-action treatment with director Mamoru Oshii at the helm.

By August 16, 2013

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Is 'Pacific Rim' a retelling of Japanese anime 'Evangelion'?

While there are strong similarities between the two mecha-versus-monster tales, Guillermo del Toro's stunning visual roller-coaster goes in its own direction.

By July 16, 2013

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Pilots wanted for giant mech robot Kuratas

Inspired by animated mecha, Kuratas brings the sensation of piloting a 13-foot combat robot down to Earth.

By July 30, 2012

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Panasonic working on actual 'Alien' Power Loader

Panasonic subsidiary Activelink has a powered exosuit in the works that will let humans lift up to 220 pounds and run at speeds up to 5 miles per hour.

By February 3, 2014

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Titanfall creator criticises Xbox One's 'twitchy' controller

Microsoft's Xbox One controller is "overly twitchy", according to one of the creators of forthcoming game Titanfall, but Microsoft has acted fast to fix it.

By February 13, 2014

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Transformer-like suit lets you lift 110 pounds -- with each hand

An Italian engineering company has created a robotic exoskeleton that gives wearers superhero powers. But this one has a weak spot that Crave's Michael Franco spots in an instant.

By March 6, 2014