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  • Blog Post: Hollywood Directorial Styles We’d Like To See In Games

    As games further rise in popularity, they will continue to bleed into other entertainment media. Games have been adapted to movies, and movie directors have tried their hand at game direction with varying degrees of success. Instead of the actual directors, we’d like to see their styles adapted... More
  • Blog Post: 20 Respected Actors Who Appeared In Video Game Movies

    Today brought the sad news that venerated English actor Bob Hoskins, who had appeared in the Super Mario Bros. movie as wells as more acclaimed films like The Long Good Friday , has died. In this feature, we look back at some of the other critically respected actors who have appeared in video game movies... More
  • Blog Post: Opinion – We Don't Need Video Game Movies

    Hollywood has been trying to crack the code of what makes a great video game movie for over 20 years, with little to show for it. Maybe it's time to acknowledge the truth: Film adaptations of video games serve no purpose. Since the abysmal Super Mario Bros. released in 1993, the film industry has... More
  • Blog Post: Behind The Filmic Presentation Of The Order: 1886

    In the November issue of Game Informer , our cover story on The Order: 1886 mentioned Ready At Dawn's efforts to make their game feel "filmic". While many developers tout their game's cinematic presentation, the fidelity of the PlayStation 4 allows Ready At Dawn to bring this concept... More
  • Blog Post: Hollywood And Call Of Duty's Symbiotic Love Affair

    When reading game reviews, writers frequently praise a game for being "cinematic". When reading movie reviews, you occasionally see the latest CG summer blockbuster derided for feeling "like a video game". The two industries get closer and closer every year, and the Call of Duty series... More
  • Blog Post: Casting Call – Call Of Duty

    Call of Duty has seen a level of mainstream success that few franchises in gaming history can claim to achieve. Considering that less-popular series have been turned into Hollywood films, we wouldn't be surprised if Activision decided to take their shooter to the big screen. As we've done in... More
  • Blog Post: Five Ways To Make The Mass Effect Film Not Suck

    Like most video game movies, a film adaption of the Mass Effect series has been “in the works” for some time. A few days ago, we got a tiny little nibble of information about the state of the film. It has a new writer who is a fan of Mass Effect, and Casey Hudson, the director of the Mass... More
  • Blog Post: How Hollywood Gets Video Gaming Wrong

    This morning, I received a press release regarding an upcoming movie titled Noobz . A few things can be surmised from that title. You know that it's going to contain teabagging jokes, plenty of talk about "pwning," and most likely a douchey antagonist who derides the gamers for not knowing... More
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