ABB Robotics is one of the leading industrial robot suppliers in the world. The company is concerned that the current workforce don’t have the necessary skills needed for the “robotics and tech heavy world of the future.”
Diablo III fans will recognize this sword prop right away. It’s El’Druin – The Sword of Justice – and it was designed directly from the digital art files for the game. That means it looks like the one Tyrael uses to flay baddies in the game.
We usually see cosplays and replicas of fictional characters after they’ve become popular. But this astromech droid has been brought to life even if his show hasn’t aired yet. C1-10P aka Chopper is one of the lead characters in Star Wars Rebels, an upcoming animated TV series that takes place shortly before Star Wars: Episode IV.
Are you struggling with Hearthstone‘s Arena mode? Do you have more red X marks than keys to your name? Thingiverse user Danny Dillen knows how you can get more keys: print them. Danny is working on 3D models of the Arena’s symbols of victory and loot.
For just £395 (~$670 USD) you can get yourself this amazing life-size laser rifle from Fallout 3. You might recognize it as the Wazer Wifle, which is a unique version of the AER9 laser rifle. It was made with wood and fiberglass by Thomas Hughes.
If you have ever wanted your own Viking ship, now is your chance to buy one and sail the high seas. If you have a spare $400,000(USD), that is. With that kind of money, you’ll want to get some armor, a horned helm and take some friends, as you sail toward your next battle.
We’ve seen a Master Chief motorcycle helmet before, but that was made by a fan and is not road legal. But start saving Halo fans, because next year NECA will release an official and DOT-approved Master Chief motorcycle helmet.
The first time we featured Instructables member Yvo de Haas aka Dragonator, we checked out his GLaDOS lamp. Now he’s back with another Portal-themed creation, a life-sized replica of the game’s robotic turret. It has moveable parts, emits lights and sound effects and can even track a moving target.
Capcom already sells a plush replica of Mega Man’s Mega Buster. But if you want something more interactive, watch out for ThinkGeek’s officially licensed Mega Buster replica. You can wear it and trigger light effects as well as the blaster sound effects from the NES games.
Etsy shop Geekify Inc. offers the proper start to start a Protoss toy collection: a pylon figurine. This cute copyright-infringing replica of the warrior race’s most important structure is handmade from resin and brass.
Place a proxy browser near Etsy and warp in $59 (USD) to get a pylon figurine.
Filmmaker Andy Jarosz likes to make miniature sets in his spare time. He recently spoke with Game Informer to show off his latest work – a 1:26 scale replica of a set in Bioshock. Andy 3D printed the Little Sisters and the Gatherer’s Garden vending machine, but most of the pieces were made from “all manner of materials and tools.”
Fans of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag will recognize the sword here right away. It’s the sword used by the hero of the game, Edward Kenway, and now you can own one just like it. This replica sword is made out of latex rather than metal so you can use it in all your mock sword fights, and take it to cosplay parties without risk of stabbing someone (or yourself).
YouTuber らってん技研 recently finished a replica of the Three Dimensional Maneuver Gear used by the good guys in the hit manga and anime series Shingeki no Kyojin, aka Attack on Titan. It can’t be used to swing about, but it does come with fairly sharp steel blades.
The fan-made Atlas action figure is one of my favorite catches, but there’s nothing like an officially licensed and faithful replica of Titanfall‘s poster boy. The toy will be released by Threezero this year. It stands 20.5″ tall, while a complementary pilot action figure stands at 6″ tall.
We’ve seen a few faithful Pip-Boy 3000 replicas. This one made by Thingiverse member kosh23 leans towards the functional end but still looks badass. Because his left hand and forearm was placed in a cast, he made the Pip-Boy 3000 replica to cradle his iPhone and to keep the cast cool.