Kirobo, the world’s first talking robot astronaut, is set to return to Earth this week after an 18-month mission in space. The 34cm-tall robot, built with the help of Toyota, has been on the International Space Station since August 2013.
Canon was busy last week with the launch of its latest set of products, including the highly-anticipated EOS 7D Mark II DSLR at Photokina 2014. Well, the company’s Aussie subsidiary has just introduced a new commercial called To the Ends of the Earth and it’s just mind-blowing.
Mordor is a treacherous land. It has no shortage of bloodthirsty warriors waiting to take their shot at you, and for those of you that pre-order Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for PlayStation, some of the greatest champions of the Dark Lord’s legions will be unleashed.
Today we’re unveiling a brand new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor that reveals the long-speculated identity of the Wraith, the mysterious Spirit of vengeance that has denied protagonist Talion’s death.
From the very beginning, all of us here at Monolith Productions knew we had to go to great lengths to make Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on PS4 and PS3 as authentic as possible. From the landscape, to the weapons, to the inhabitants, to the architecture — everything required extreme attention to detail, and our main story was no exception.
E3 is in full swing! Here at the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment booth, we’re showing our live theater presentation all day long, giving everyone a glimpse at the Sea of Núrnen; it’s a location players will be exploring on their own come October as gamers engage powerful Uruk enemies, thanks to the Nemesis System.
At Monolith Productions, we’ve had a blast creating and sharing the world within Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on PS4 and PS3. Today, we can reveal that several journalists were able to go hands-on with the game and the Nemesis System, and their very own impressions of what they saw and played will be shared.
Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata has handed over control of the International Space Station to another crew member ahead of his return to Earth. Wakata has been living on the ISS since November of last year. He took over the command of the station in March, becoming the first Japanese astronaut to assume the role.
What a week. We celebrated Earth Day, saw our Sony ambassador, Meb Keflezighi win the Boston Marathon on Monday, and we also managed to sneak in a trip to the world’s largest pillow fight in Trafalgar Square, London.
This weekend is a big one. Earth Hour takes place Saturday 29th March and Sony Pictures will inspire everyone to be a Super Hero for our planet. Spider-Man will be Earth Hour’s first global Super Hero ambassador and the cast of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will promote Earth Hour Blue crowdfunding projects and Sony Pictures’ new “EcoSpidey” online experience.