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Legendary Pictures has a special treat for Pacific Rim fans visiting San Diego Comic-Con this weekend: the chance to pilot a Jaeger, one of the giant monster-punching robots from Guillermo Del Toro's 2013 action flick. Using the Oculus Rift, attendees can step into the virtual cockpit of the Jaeg...

July 26th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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What a week. Let's all chill out, cool down and enjoy some nerdy news. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and ga...

June 27th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Japanese developer Yuke's is one step closer to providing the world with a behemoth brawler based on Guillermo del Toro's coming film Pacific Rim. On Friday, Australia's Office of Film and Literature Classification rated the game for release, listing moderate impact themes and violence, as well as...

May 6th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The presence of Ellen McLain's sultry, robotic trills in the Pacific Rim trailer above filled us with much, much joy when we first saw it last December, but we couldn't help but feel like director Guillermo del Toro wasn't being entirely original. Furthermore, we wondered how Valve would feel about...

January 5th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments