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A look back at the Top 10 robots of 2012

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I wrote an article about the top robot stories of 2012, which was published at Gizmag. Read it here.




• The Twisted Tales of Spike McFang

developed by Red Company, published by Naxat
1 player / 3 save slots / Super Nintendo / ??.06.1994

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A young vampire prince is the hero in The Twisted Tales of Spike McFang, an action RPG sequel to the Japan-only PC-Engine platformer Makai Prince Dorabocchan (1990). In this game, the young vampire prince Spike McFang is joined by his friend Camelia to rescue their parents from Rudy’s father, the evil Von Hessler, who threatens to take over the land of Vladamasco.

Panasonic Power Loader Light exoskeleton takes a load off your back

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I wrote an article about Panasonic’s exoskeleton, which was published at Gizmag. Read it here.

Diego-san appears on video for the first time

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I wrote an article about UC San Diego’s android appearing on video, which was published at Gizmag. Read it here.

Walkbot exoskeleton rehabilitates stroke survivors

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I wrote an article about a physical therapy robot called Walkbot, which was published at Gizmag. Read it here.

• Alundra 2

developed by Matrix Software, published by Activision
1 disc, 1 player, 1 save block / SONY PS1 / 29.02.2000

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Alundra 2 ditches the 2D visuals and dark subject matter of the original in favor of 3D graphics and a comical adventure story. However, the action RPG game play of the original is largely kept intact, including Alundra‘s heavy focus on platforming. In this game, a pirate hunter named Flint becomes embroiled in a conspiracy masterminded by Baron Diaz, who is attempting to usurp the throne a neighboring kingdom and steal its legendary treasures.

Sub-hunting drones according to DARPA

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I wrote an article about DARPA’s conceptual underwater drones, which was published at Gizmag. Read it here.

LG’s 3D smart TVs also have popular gaming apps

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I wrote an article about gaming on an LG smart TV, which was published at Gizmag. Read it here.