Build Ridiculous Machines And Fight For Air Superiority In ‘Airships: Conquer The Skies’

There is something incredibly satisfying about Airships: Conquer the Skies’ basic concept. Build giant floating Steampunk fortresses and then watch them take flight and shoot the hell out of each other. This mainly works because of the game’s core tenet: simplicity. Assembling an airship is easy. You choose from a generously long list of different […]

Ask Engadget: Do I buy, build… or both?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we’ve known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fact, our community’s knowledge and insights are a reason why many of you […]

NASA looks to build a robot that can search other planets for bacteria

While NASA’s rovers have looked for signs of life outside of our world, they haven’t searched for life directly. But Melissa Floyd, a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, is working on a device that might change that. She wants to build an instrument that could look through soil and rock samples for evidence […]

Volley of outrage over tennis star Konta’s plan to build in Pooh forest

The 27-year-old British number one wants to transform a bungalow in Ashdown Forest into a four-bed home for her parents. But conservation charity the Woodland Trust has branded the plans “insensitive”, fearing the work will destroy some of the ancient woodland. The Government’s National Planning Policy Framework says any development involving the destruction of ancient […]

In China, a rare public spat between officials as debt pressures build

LIKE other countries, China has bureaucratic infighting. But it does better than most at keeping tussles hidden from outside view, especially under Xi Jinping, a president who brooks no dissent. So it has been highly unusual to see a spat between the central bank and finance ministry spill into the open. It reveals cracks in […]

Build Your Own Guns And Take Down An Armada In ‘Mothergunship’

Mothergunship is all about escalation. You like shooting enemies? Here’s a dozen angry robots for you. You like dodging bullets? Sure, have hundreds of bullets coming your way. You like guns? Ho ho ho, have I got news for you… If you have played Terrible Posture Games’ debut title, Tower of Guns, all of this […]

Warner Bros. wants to build a sky tram to the Hollywood sign

Finding your way to the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles typically involves a lot of back-street driving. As the iconic sign continues to get visitors, however, the congestion on those residential roads increases, as well. Warner Bros. has a proposal for the city of LA that it claims will help alleviate all that: a tram […]

QOTD: Can You Build an Ideal Crapwagon Garage? (Part VIII: Convertibles)

Over the past seven weeks, we’ve spent time filling the various sections of our Crapwagon Garage with the sort of vehicles only a true connoisseur of cheap can appreciate. This eighth edition in the series is the last we have planned, unless one of you enterprising members of the commentary can think of some style […]

TEPCO aims to build more Fukushima-type nuclear reactors, vows to ‘excel in safety’ this time

TEPCO is conducting an independent geological survey to confirm the absence of active faults in Aomori Prefecture, where it wants to resume the construction of a Fukushima-type nuclear plant, frozen following the 2011 disaster. “It’s necessary to form a consortium for building a nuclear plant that is excellent in safety, technology and economy,” TEPCO President […]