Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes, and extraterrestrial life. It often explores the potential consequences of scientific and other innovations, and has been called a "literature of ideas". Authors commonly use science fiction as a framework to explore politics, identity, desire, morality, social structure, and other literary themes.
Posts about Sci-Fi
    • Winners: PlayStation.Blog 2014 Game of the Year Awards

      First, a thank you. With nearly 400,000 user votes submitted, this year’s PlayStation.Blog Game of the Year Awards was far and away our biggest and most active yet. Thanks for speaking your mind and supporting your favorite games of 2014. But enough talk. Read on for the full list of winners and runners-up, plus some Editors’ Choice picks from some of your friends here at PlayStation.

      Sid Shuman/ PlayStation.Blog- 7 readers -
    • Japanese craftsman creates perfect sci-fi ship replicas using just paper

      This is one of the most amazing craftsmen I have ever seen. He doesn't only make the exterior of his sci-fi ships using just paper but also the guts! The level of detail is amazing—some look like perfect resin models but it's only paper. Behold the X-Wing, TIE Inter ...

      Kotaku- 4 readers -
    • Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

      With a new year having come upon us, it means it is time to look back at some games that are enjoying an anniversary in 2015. For the same thing we did last year, click here. Use the tabs below to browse the titles, where I am just looking to highlight games that people likely know about as opposed to the most obscure stuff.

      Arcade Heroes- 5 readers -
  • Going Into the Stars With Fugitive Games

    … Yesterday we gave you a small tease of our interview with Ben Jones, Development Director at Fugitive Games. It’s now time to tell you everything we learned about Into the Stars, which is currently progressing towards stretch goals in its already successful Kickstarter campaign. In this game, you’ll be the captain of the last human vessel trying…

    Alessio Palumbo/ Worlds Factory- 4 readers -
  • Into the Stars “An Excellent Fit” For PS4 & XB1, Says Dev

    … The torrent of interesting Kickstarter projects dedicated to videogames has now slowed to a trickle. However, that doesn’t mean there are no current campaigns worth a look – Into the Stars is one such project. Influenced by games such as FTL and Oregon Trail, Into the Stars is being developed by Fugitive Games, an indie studio composed by four men…

    Alessio Palumbo/ Worlds Factory- 2 readers -

  • The Secret Douglas Adams RPG People Have Been Playing for 15 Years

    … Douglas Adams dreamt up the Starship Titanic in 1982 as a half-page gag in Life, the Universe and Everything, the third book of the Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy 'trilogy in five parts.' This post originally appeared on Kotaku UK. The luckless vessel served as a warning that ships powered by improbability drives run the risk of having…

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  • PN Review: 3D After Burner II

    … Trevor Gould On January 21, 2015 Review Overview If you’re nostalgic for SEGA arcade hits, 3D After Burner II is your type of game! The SEGA 3D Classics are back! The rest of the world can finally start enjoying what Japanese gamers have had access to for more than a year, and After Burner is leading off…

    Trevor Gould/ Pure Nintendoin Reviews- 3 readers -
  • Grey Goo Heading to Steam, Trailer and Screenshots

    … replay-value as every game is different, thanks to an AI that adapts to players techniques rather than running off scripts. Take a look at the new screenshots below: And, take a look at the new video below: Grey Goo will be available January 23 for PC. Source: Official website and press release Grey Goo Heading to Steam, Trailer and Screenshots was last modified: January 21st, 2015 by Nathan Stevens …

    Nathan Stevens/ Gaming Cypher- 4 readers -
  • Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy release date set

    … comes Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, a sci-fi dungeon crawler RPG set in a near future Tokyo. With the city under the constant threat of Variants—genetically engineered monsters—and the emergence of portals leading to a mysterious dimension called the Abyss, the government has established the Code Physics Agency to investigate these mysterious…

    Sal Romano/ Gematsu- 2 readers -
  • Freeware Garden: Astrox

    … Wow. Having failed to play Elite: Dangerous and having recently been told that ignoring such games as EVE Online was criminally silly, I had forgotten just how compelling open world space trading and combat games can get. And, unprepared like this, I ran into Astrox and barely made all the deadlines I was supposed to. So, after what must have…

    Konstantinos Dimopoulos/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 3 readers -
  • How Final Fantasy XV Is Influenced by Back to the Future: Part II

    … Don't expect DeLoreans, hoverboards and sports almanacs. But according to Wan Hazmer, Final Fantasy XV lead game designer, the title has found inspiration in an unlikely source: Robert Zemeckis' 1989 sci-fi flick. In an interview with Travel Garage TV, Hazmer talks about how the game's developers are striving to create believable environments…

    Brian Ashcraft/ Kotaku- 5 readers -
  • Review: Citizens of Earth

    … The Fifth Element came on TV the other day, and it really got me to thinking about mise-en-scène versus characterization. It’s one of my absolute favorite movies, and is an exemplar of sci-fi in cinema without being too derivative of other works. The grittiness of futuristic New York, the contrast between earthtones and bright colors…

    Brittany Vincent/ destructoidin Reviews- 6 readers -

  • Transistor Mac Gameplay video

    … Transistor Mac Gameplay video January 20, 2015 by Ric Molina Leave a Comment How can you top a game like Bastion (one of our Top 75 Best Mac Games)? That’s a question that no developer in the world would like to answer, yet Supergiant Games gave it their best shot with Transistor, their latest game. Transistor is a sci-fi action RPG…

    Ric Molina/ Mac Gamer HQ- 3 readers -
  • It's time for some Paul Robertson gifs

    … Tribute Games also briefly talked up Curses 'N Chaos, a game which sounded like a mighty good time based on the name alone. After watching this Jona...more Space Beast Terror Fright is Johannes "johno" Norneby's interpretation of the sci-fi first-person shooter: take the artful tension-building and high-octane muzzle flash from James Cameron's Aliens…

    Jordan Devore/ destructoid- 3 readers -
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