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DreamWorks grabs Need for Speed movie rights

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 22, 2012 6:45am PDT

The rich, vibrant and meaningful world of Need for Speed may well be coming to a cinema near you, as Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios today announced that it has acquired the film rights to EA's racing series.


"Yeah, although Top Gun predates the first game by 8 years so we'll let them have it"

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BioShock movie loses director, put on hold

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2012 12:30pm PDT

The BioShock movie has lost another director, and has once again been put on hold.


"Damn! I was kind of hoping they would pull this off. It would have been an interesting movie."

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Dead Island movie rights optioned

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 27, 2011 9:45am PDT

Lionsgate has optioned the movie rights for a Dead Island movie based upon not the game, but its famous cinematic trailer. As such, it'll be a non-linear flick with a focus on family ties.


"If they can capture the feel of the trailer, it'll make a better movie than a game."

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DmC: Devil May Cry gets movie deal, E3 media

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 08, 2011 1:16pm PDT

Come for a good look at Ninja Theory's reboot of the action series in new E3 screens and a trailer, stay to express contempt at the news that a movie adaptation is already in the works.


"I'd like to see it but I doubt it'll be as good as Advent Chhildren :)"

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Heavy Rain Movie Adapted by 'Deadwood' Creator

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 27, 2011 7:00am PST

Following reports and much speculation, Variety has confirmation that Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain is headed to Hollywood. 'Deadwood' and 'NYPD Blue'...


"I loved this game but at the same time it made me want to put a bullet in my brain... :P ..."

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Scott Pilgrim Video Game Details Emerge

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2010 10:40am PDT

Ubisoft's comic and


"Hm. I just wish it wasn't PSN exclusive (I know, at least at first). It seems like it was made ..."

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'Mortal Kombat Rebirth' Film Pitch Unveiled

By Chris Faylor, Jun 09, 2010 10:00am PDT

A slick eight-minute short film from "Mortal Kombat Rebirth" has popped up on YouTube, including appearances by actors Michael Jai White and Jeri Ryan. However, it's not a trailer for a new en


"This looks excellent. MK has always been over the top, but it's also supposed to be dark. The ..."

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Mass Effect Movie Rights Acquired By 'Watchmen' Production Company

By Alice O'Connor, May 25, 2010 7:41am PDT

The movie rights to BioWare's Mass Effect sci-fi RPG series have been picked up by '300' and 'Watchmen' production company Legendary Pictures, Heat...


"I'm always looking forward to anything Mass Effect. I hope they don't drop the ball on this one."

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RollerCoaster Tycoon: The Movie Planned

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2010 10:30am PDT

As Atari continues to capitalize upon the motion-picture rights of its various video game franchises--a movie based upon Asteroids was announced...


"If Sony is looking to throw money away they're more than welcome tossing it my way instead of ..."

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Fourth Resident Evil Movie Gets First Trailer

By Chris Faylor, Apr 05, 2010 9:40am PDT

The first trailer for Resident Evil: Afterlife, the next film inspired by the game series, has popped up on YouTube, offering a glimpse of the...


"oh they can call it whatever it is they want to call it. It's not like the source material would ..."

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Jamie Foxx Starring in Kane & Lynch Movie

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 18, 2010 7:30am PDT

'Collateral' and 'The Soloist' star Jamie Foxx will play the violent James Lynch alongside Bruce Willis in the video game adaptation of IO...


"Agreed. Every second i was watching that movie i had my fingers crossed that he would brutally ..."

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Cats & Dogs Film Sequel Inspires Video Game, Publisher Eyeing 'Long Future' for Franchise

By Chris Faylor, Mar 17, 2010 10:23am PDT

It's only taken nine lives years, but a sequel to cult-classic canine propogan


"Cats and Dogs were horrible. Please no more furry animated talking animals in real world ..."

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Prince of Persia: The Movie: The Super Bowl Ad

By Chris Faylor, Feb 08, 2010 12:30pm PST

If you missed the new Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time trailer that aired during the Super Bowl last night, or just want to see it again, good...


"Didn't know 140k was 25% of the population of Israel. Thanks for that. Hard to be sure, but ..."

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'Dark Void' Becoming Movie, Could Star Brad Pitt; Actual Game Suffers Brief Delay

By Chris Faylor, Nov 19, 2009 12:01pm PST

While Airtight's sci-fi action game Dark Void has yet to be released--it hits PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in January--publisher Capcom has...


"What happens with World War Z, which Brad Pitt was doing as a movie?"

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First Prince of Persia Movie Trailer Debuts (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Nov 03, 2009 8:59am PST

The debut trailer for Disney's game-inspired Prince of Persia film has arrived, offering a glimpse of the Jake Gyllenhaal's antics as the titular...


"From aesthetics to tone, this looks like its riffing on the first of the Brendan Fraiser "The ..."

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