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  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What's The Best Film Adaptation Of A Video Game?

    Movies based on video games have rarely (if ever) turned out well. But what is the best one? Prompted by a recent feature where we talked to Remedy's Sam Lake about the film version of Max Payne , readers commented about video games and the movies they have inspired. There are plenty to choose from... More
  • Blog Post: China Lifts Video Game Console Ban

    China's ban on video game consoles is lifting, meaning Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo will be able to bring their hardware to China. Approximately 15 years ago, China banned the sale of video game consoles, citing a negative affect on children who played video games. As a result, Chinese fans of PC... More
  • Blog Post: Kanye West Is Working On A Video Game About His Mother

    In an interview on The Breakfast Club radio show , rapper and musician Kanye West revealed he has been working on a video game based on his song, "Only One". You can check out West's comment about his in-development game by heading to the 58:58 mark on the video below. He doesn't offer... More
  • Blog Post: Disney's Frozen Gets The Retro Video Game Treatment In 8-Bit Cinema Video

    The latest entry in Cinefix's 8-bit cinema takes a look at Disney's Frozen through a classic Final Fantasy lens. You can check out the video below, which looks more 16-bit than 8-bit, and is full of Frozen spoilers if you haven't gotten around to seeing the film yet. Even the film's memorable... More
  • Blog Post: Into The Pixel Video Game Art Show Announces E3 2014 Collection

    Into the Pixel, the annual art show celebrating video game artistry, has announced its pieces for appearance at E3 2014. You can find the full list of selected pieces on page two of this story, and preview some of the pieces by heading here . Beautiful concept art from games like Assassin's Creed... More
  • Blog Post: Atlus Teasing Persona Announcement For May 2

    On Friday May 2, Atlus is holding an online video stream that will apparently have a "super important" Persona announcement. The live stream is titled Dark Hour TV Persona Hour and will feature a preview of the upcoming animated Persona film sequel, Persona 3 The Movie #2: Midsummer Knight’s... More
  • Blog Post: Adam Sandler Teaming Up With King Of Kong Producer For Pixels

    Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage of Game of Thrones fame, the producer of King of Kong , and the director of Home Alone are teaming up for a video game movie called Pixels . The movie will also star Kevin James and Josh Gad and is based loosely on a short film of the same name, which you can see below. In... More
  • Blog Post: Professional Racer Races A Virtual Racer In The Same Car

    Experimental video game website Viagame decided to pit a professional racer against a virtual racer while both were in the same vehicle. The two are racing with the same vehicles, a Renault Mégane, on the same track, Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. Viagame set up talented virtual racer Fredrik... More
  • Blog Post: Conan O'Brien Does His Best With Splinter Cell: Blacklist

    In the latest episode of Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer series, he tries out the latest Splinter Cell and continues to prove that he is terrible at video games. This isn't the first time Conan has dabbled in the stealth genre. Her really seemed to enjoy Hitman . Conan's usual partner... More
  • Blog Post: David Cage At D.I.C.E.: Games Need To Grow Up

    [story by Andy Reiner, who is covering the D.I.C.E. convention for Game Informer] David Cage, the writer and director of Quantic Dreams' upcoming PlayStation 3 game Beyond: Two Souls, spoke at D.I.C.E. today about the video game industry refusing to grow up. His speech, titled "The Peter Pan... More
  • Blog Post: Here's Lost As A 16-Bit Super Nintendo-Era RPG

    Fans of the science fiction ABC show Lost and gamers are one in the same. We've seen numerous references to LOST in video games as well as artists creating their own versions of point and click LOST adventures. The latest LOST video game crossover comes from College Humor , which imagines a 16-bit... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Cable Providers To Offer Video Game Streaming Services

    According to Bloomberg.com , companies like Time Warner Cable, Comcast, and Verizon may begin experimenting with video game streaming services as early as next year. "Trials of cloud-gaming services are likely to start later this year so carriers can test and tweak the technology before wider deployments... More
  • Blog Post: Thinking About Attending A Video Game School? Read This First

    If you watch any amount of television, you already know there are hundreds of schools offering video game education programs. However, many of these fly-by-night operations might fail to really prepare you for the challenging world of video game design, programming, or art. We recently spoke with Raymond... More
  • Blog Post: Something Is Awesome In The State Of Denmark: Hamlet For iPhone

    William Shakespeare has conquered the stage and screen, but hasn't made much of a splash in gaming yet. However, Alawar Entertainment is bringing its popular Hamlet: Or The Last Game Without MMORPG Features, Shaders And Product Placement adventure game ( already out on PC ) to iPhone soon, allowing... More
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