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[Update] Vivendi Tightens Hold On Ubisoft With Additional Stock Purchase, Ubisoft Responds
Apr 29 2016 06:58 PM
2016 Video Game Release Schedule
Apr 29 2016 03:11 PM
Sega's Shinobi Becoming A Feature Film
Apr 29 2016 03:06 PM
Did Teases For The Next Call Of Duty Just Appear In Black Ops III?
Apr 29 2016 12:50 PM
Ubisoft Addresses Cheating In The Division With A Huge Wave Of Bans And Suspensions
Apr 29 2016 12:22 PM
Firaxis Partners With Long War Studios For New XCOM 2 Mods
Apr 29 2016 12:00 PM
Battlefield Reveal Will Happen On May 6
Apr 29 2016 10:35 AM
John Romero’s Night Work Games Cancels Kickstarter For First-Person Shooter Blackroom
Apr 29 2016 10:02 AM
Xbox One Players Can Check Out Madden 16 At No Cost This Weekend
Apr 29 2016 09:37 AM
Rumor: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Comes With Campaign And Multiplayer
Apr 29 2016 09:34 AM
Is Hardcore Henry One Of The Best Action Movies In Years Or An Experimental Disaster?
on April 08, 2016 at 09:55 AM
Hardcore Henry , a first-person action movie filmed entirely with a GoPro camera and heavily inspired by video games, comes out next week. Editors Javy Gwaltney and Daniel Tack got the chance to see the movie early and have had a chance to digest their thoughts so they can share them with you. Here....
Remedy Reflects On The Disappointing 2008 Max Payne Film
on November 27, 2015 at 02:00 PM
Seven years after the release of the original Max Payne in 2001, 20th Century Fox released a film based on the property. It starred Mark Wahlburg as the titular Max Payne, Mila Kunis as Mona Sax, Beau Bridges, Ludacris, and Chris O'Donnell among other well-known actors. The film was commercially...
Remedy’s Top TV Shows And The Time-Travel Movies Influencing Quantum Break
on November 18, 2015 at 03:40 PM
Remedy has always worn its television and film influences on its sleeve, and Quantum Break is no different. During our visit to Remedy to see Quantum Break, we asked many of the game's leads what their favorite TV shows past and present are, regardless of their direct influence on Quantum Break....
Is Terminator: Genisys Worth Your Time?
on July 03, 2015 at 05:00 PM
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is one of the greatest action films ever made. Maybe the best. The 1991 blockbuster set new standards in computer effects with the iconic liquid T-1000 while still hitting audiences with gritty, explosive practical effects. Unfortunately, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines...
Oscar Nominated Films And Their Video Game Adaptations
on February 22, 2015 at 04:30 PM
The Oscars are considered the most prestigious of all film awards. Every year, the films that win and are nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture are considered the best of the best. Some of those movies (a surprising amount, in fact) have had video games based on them. Do these games live up...
Eight Films That Helped Influence Rise Of The Tomb Raider
on February 18, 2015 at 02:00 PM
Early in the production of Rise of the Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics put together something called a rippomatic to help set an emotional tone for the rest of development. A rippomatic is basically an faux trailer for the game, created before any assets or even a game’s story has been fully fleshed...
Casting Call – The Tetris Movie
on October 05, 2014 at 07:06 PM
From time to time, we put together casting calls for actors we would like to see playing characters in film adaptations of video games. Recently, a movie based on the Tetris license was announced , and since we already obviously know who the characters will be (the Tetrominos) we are outlining who we...
20 Respected Actors Who Appeared In Video Game Movies
on April 30, 2014 at 05:00 PM
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...
Movie Review: Free to Play
on March 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the competitive gaming scene continues to grow in prestige and popularity, Valve's Free to Play documentary seeks to give a wider audience a look into the phenomenon of eSports (as Indie Game: The Movie did for the indie game movement) by offering a look into the human stories behind the competition...
Opinion – We Don't Need Video Game Movies
on March 03, 2014 at 04:30 PM
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...
Mario’s Film Folly: The True Story Behind Hollywood’s Biggest Gaming Blunder
on May 28, 2013 at 09:49 PM
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Super Mario Bros. movie (released on May 28, 1993), we wanted to share with you this piece from October 10, 2011 about the troubles plaguing the film. For all their absurdity, the Super Mario Bros. games follow a straightforward template. An Italian plumber adventures...
Five Ways To Make The Mass Effect Film Not Suck
on October 26, 2012 at 07:21 PM
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...
Game Informer Watches Super Mario Bros. The Movie
on August 09, 2011 at 01:00 PM
The Super Mario Bros. games have an incredibly simple plot: Mario fights goombas and turtle-looking koopas on his way to save a princess. It’s not surprising that Hollywood felt it had to elaborate on the story when it made a major motion picture out of the property back in 1993. Unfortunately...
Lights, Camera, Action Button
on June 03, 2011 at 05:40 PM
No, this article isn’t about how L.A. Noire’s expressive facial animations and multilayered story have blurred the line between film and game. Rockstar’s 1940s saga makes an appearance in this article, but it’s only to stress that video games are becoming more and more similar...
When Movie-To-Game Goes Right
on October 29, 2009 at 07:11 PM
Throughout the history of video games, the most consistently awful titles have been those based on films. From E.T. to Iron Man, film-based games are notorious for their near-perfect record of shoddy quality. Most publishers want the games to release around the same time as their movie counterparts,...
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