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mecha

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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 Jan. 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 Dec. 13, 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 Feb. 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 Feb. 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 Mar. 6, 2014

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Twitch and Titanfall hit Xbox One to broadcast your 'bot-blasting

Twitch and Titanfall explode onto the Microsoft Xbox One to share your gameplay when you say, "Xbox, broadcast."

By Mar. 11, 2014

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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 Aug. 16, 2013

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Giant Gundam to return--with lightsaber

Toy giant Bandai is bringing its giant Gundam statue back, this time with a lightsaber. The robot will go on display in Japan's Shizuoka, which produces Gundam models.

By Mar. 23, 2010

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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 Jul. 16, 2013