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Report: Castlevania Film Adaptation Dead

By Nick Breckon, May 27, 2009 1:07pm PDT

Paul W.S. Anderson's filmic adaptation of the Castlevania game series has been returned to the grave, according to a report from Bloody-Disgusting....


"My policy for VG movies is "better never done than done and dead"."

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Budget Puts BioShock Movie in 'Holding Pattern'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 27, 2009 1:50pm PDT

The film adaptation of 2K Boston and Australia's BioShock (PC, PS3, 360) has been put in a "holding pattern" over budget concerns, director Gore...


"Alone in the dark was horrible and had - except for the title - no reference to the actual game"

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Shadow of the Colossus Film Writer Talks Adaptation

By Nick Breckon, Apr 09, 2009 12:14pm PDT

Justin Marks, the writer developing the film adaptation of Team Ico's Shadow of the Colossus, recently discussed the process of tackling the...


"I don't blame you for giving up on it. I also don't blame anyone for not sitting through a whole ..."

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Verbinski Drops Pirates in Favor of BioShock Film

By Nick Breckon, Apr 08, 2009 12:55pm PDT

Pirates of the Caribbean series director Gore Verbinski has decided not to helm the fourth franchise sequel, leaving his schedule open to take on...


"I liked 1 a whole hell of a lot, and was pretty entertained by 2. I found 3 to be a convoluted ..."

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Shadow of the Colossus Becoming Actual Movie

By Chris Faylor, Apr 07, 2009 3:18pm PDT

Sony and Team Ico's beloved PlayStation 2 adventure game Shadow of the Colossus is set to become an actual feature film, claim Variety and The...


"Ico as well? How come it should be played first? The stories don't tie in, do they?"

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An Early Glimpse of Zombie's Blacklight

By Chris Faylor, Mar 17, 2009 8:34am PDT

America's Army and Saw: The Video Game developer Zombie Studios today unveiled its latest project, a cross-medium "military action franchise" known...


"Just look at the games. Probably the most obvious reused asset are the detail textures. Just ..."

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50 Cent Options Saints Row Movie Rights

By Nick Breckon, Feb 24, 2009 12:54pm PST

Rather than adapt his own THQ game into a film, 50 Cent is first looking to develop the publisher's Saints Row franchise into a movie. The...


"word up dog. foshizzle. we be needin a saints row movie to show fools how we be representin. ya ..."

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Warner Preparing Another Tomb Raider Movie

By Chris Faylor, Jan 28, 2009 1:25pm PST

It's been six years since the second Angelina Jolie-starring Tomb Raider flick hit theaters, and Warner Bros. wants to give the franchise another...


"I was Angelina to keep story alive! I mean, Meg Fox is hot, but I don't think she will portray ..."

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Gears of War Film Director Eyes Trilogy

By Nick Breckon, Jan 26, 2009 11:54am PST

Director Len Wiseman (Live Free or Die Hard, Underworld: Evolution) is planning to helm a triplet of films based on Epic's Gears of War shooter...


"Just because someone ran out of idea's and there is a wave of gaming/anime adaptation movies. If ..."

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Game Sales Overtake DVD, Blu-ray in 2008

By Chris Faylor, Jan 26, 2009 10:16am PST

Global video game sales in 2008 brought in more than global DVD and Blu-ray sales combined, according to worldwide marketing researcher Media...


"I didn't realize movie studios were printing money. I was actually under the assumption they ..."

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Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Movie Trailer Offers Glimpse of 2009 Oscar Contender

By Nick Breckon, Dec 29, 2008 11:42am PST

The second live-action Street Fighter adaptation is headed to theaters next year, and while Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li was shot in...


"I hope she wins by pushing the antagonist to either side of their fighting area and spamming the ..."

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The Simpsons, Futurama Writers Tapped for Machinima Series Pilots

By Nick Breckon, Dec 18, 2008 1:10pm PST

Following an investment of $3.85 million, Machinima.com has commissioned 15 writers to create game-based comedy shows for the online site. The...


"No no no n00b. It's "If anything, I could say that this cab was rare, but I thought "Nah, forget ..."

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Pirates, BioShock Film Director Taking on Second Life

By Nick Breckon, Dec 17, 2008 11:36am PST

Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski (pictured left) has signed on to direct a film based on a 2007 Wall Street Journal article that...


"This has the potential to either be mildly entertaining or completely retarded. I'm leaning ..."

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Max Payne Hits DVD, Blu-ray January 20

By Chris Faylor, Nov 26, 2008 9:14am PST

The Mark Wahlberg-starring, John Moore-directed Max Payne feature film will arrive in DVD and Blu-ray form come January 20, High-Def Digest...


"Yeah it wasnt that bad - esp for a game movie. It could have been much worse."

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Report: Games to Outsell DVDs, CDs in 2008

By Chris Faylor, Nov 05, 2008 10:50am PST

Furthering the eternal struggle between games and other forms of entertainment, a new report from research firm Verdict predicts that the UK retail...


"Well, Actually I would think Piracy Takes a bigger chunk out of movie and music sales then it ..."

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