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Hollywood Creating Exclusive Xbox Live Shows; Creators Include Saw, Friday the 13th Veterans

By Chris Faylor, Jul 23, 2008 9:16am PDT

Saw creators James Wan and Leigh Whannell, Dawn of the Dead remake writer Janes Gunn and Friday the 13th remake director Marcus Nispel are among...

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"You should see how it is over here. All we get is game trailers. No video on iTunes either, ..."

- evildanish see all 12 comments

EA Expanding into Hollywood, TV; Hints at Mirror's Edge, Dead Space and Need for Speed Efforts

By Chris Faylor, Jul 23, 2008 7:47am PDT

Electronic Arts today announced that it has inked a deal with with United Talent Agency, described as a "leading Hollywood talent and literary...

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"way to go, thread necromancing an out of date post. seriously though, they made a direct to dvd ..."

- razorblade79 see all 22 comments

Lost Planet Movie, Screenwriter Confirmed

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 15, 2008 2:30am PDT

Confirming a report from last week, Variety reports that Warner Brothers and Capcom are teaming up for a movie based on the sci-fi action game Lost...

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"How could anybody who has actually played or witnessed or touched the game's box or even smelled ..."

- qwpeoriu see all 3 comments

First Max Payne Movie Trailer Released

By Nick Breckon, Jul 10, 2008 2:15am PDT

The first teaser for the Mark Wahlberg-starring Max Payne movie was released early this morning. The film is currently slated to debut on October...

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"back when we thought this movie would kick so much ass! little did we know but we were so very ..."

- mansonist2000 see all 199 comments

300, Sin City Movie Makers Purchased by Ubisoft

By Chris Faylor, Jul 08, 2008 9:49am PDT

Video game publisher Ubisoft today announced its acquisition of Hybride Technologies, the studio behind the stylish visual effects of the 300 and...

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"Prince of Persia or Assassin's Creed could make pretty good movie translations I think. Both ..."

- blanktarget see all 14 comments

DVD Market Still Trouncing Game Software Sales

By Aaron Linde, Jul 03, 2008 1:00pm PDT

Contrary to previous reports that US game sales had surpassed those of DVD movies in 2007, the Entertainment Merchants Association revealed that...

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"Add this to another reason that you can't blame piracy for gaming sales issues. DVDs / Movies ..."

- rosewood see all 11 comments

US Games Sales Overtake DVD Market in 2007

By Chris Faylor, Jul 02, 2008 10:36am PDT

Sales of video games in the United States surpassed those of DVD movies during 2007, the Entertainment Merchants Association and GameSpot report....

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"-and we can't forget that in this year we had Mario Kart Wii, MGS4 AND GTA IV come out. ..."

- psycho100 see all 19 comments

Sony Courting Studios for PS3 Movie Download Store

By Aaron Linde, Jun 27, 2008 4:30pm PDT

Sources at several major movie studios revealed that Sony Computer Entertainment has not yet solidified agreements to bring films to its recently...

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"I agree. And this is why i still say digital download has a long way to go vs blu-ray. Lack of ..."

- james t kirk see all 7 comments

Report: Grand Theft Auto Movie Is Impossible

By Chris Faylor, Jun 20, 2008 10:26am PDT

A film based on the open-world criminal antics of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto series is likely to never happen due to a 1977 movie of the same...

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"They already own the title "Liberty City Stories". Seems perfect to me. Do it up serialized ..."

- SinistarX see all 42 comments

Gears of War Movie Helmed by Die Hard 4 Director

By Aaron Linde, Jun 16, 2008 6:26pm PDT

The upcoming feature film adaptation of Epic Games' shooter Gears of War (PC, 360) will be directed by Len Wiseman, according to Variety. A...

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"mk1 and silent hill are the only ones that don't suck that much"

- X-GOUKI see all 24 comments

Live Action Turok Film Planned, Stars Adam Beach

By Chris Faylor, Jun 11, 2008 7:17am PDT

A live-action movie based on the dinosaur-killing exploits of Turok the Dinosaur Hunter is currently in the early stages of production and will...

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"Yeah sucks coming from an Indian heritage. I mean.. come on.. Denzel.. why is that guy always ..."

- K1Bond007 see all 18 comments

DiCaprio Cast as Atari Founder in Bushnell Biopic

By Aaron Linde, Jun 09, 2008 2:50pm PDT

Leonardo DiCaprio is attached to star as Atari founder Nolan Bushnell (pictured left) in a new feature film detailing the gaming godfather's life,...

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"The original anime was made before the manga was even completed. It was under Katsuhiro Otomo's ..."

- Endymion_ see all 34 comments

Alfred Molina Cast in Prince of Persia Movie

By Chris Faylor, Jun 03, 2008 1:45pm PDT

Alfred "Dr. Octopus" Molina (pictured left) has joined the cast of Disney's game-to-film adaptation of Prince of Persia, which begins filming this...

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"You are incredibly ignorant. Have you ever seen someone of Persian descent? "

- deadhorse see all 20 comments

Metal Gear Solid Creator Says Games, Movies to Merge into Single Medium

By Nick Breckon, May 29, 2008 12:08pm PDT

In a recent interview with Reuters, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima said that with the advent of digital media, many forms of entertainment...

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"I think the distinction here is between pioneer and creator. No one's disputing it was a pioneer."

- SFtheWolf see all 82 comments

Capcom Eyeing More Game-to-Film Adaptations

By Chris Faylor, May 23, 2008 9:46am PDT

Street Fighter and Resident Evil property owner Capcom is in talks with Hollywood to turn more of its franchises into full-fledged feature films,...

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"They shoot magic bullets aparantly. Or so it says in the inventory screen of one of the games. ..."

- dpgagnon see all 13 comments