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I wish this Mario Kart movie was real


Much better than a Need for Speed movie
Oct 15
What happens when you apply the over-the-top seriousness from that Need for Speed movie trailer to Mario Kart? Magic. Thanks, GamesRadar. read

The first trailer for the Need for Speed movie is here


Starring Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul
Sep 25
Oh you didn't forget, did you? There's going to be a Need for Speed movie, and it's going to star Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul. The first trailer for the movie has plenty of cliché going for it, you know, the same kind of stuff you've seen from movies about racing cars before. Need for Speed (the movie) revs up its first trailer [Flixist] read
Dante's Inferno

Evil Dead director tied to Dante's Inferno film adaption


Go to Hell ... Again
Sep 17
Universal Pictures is looking to bring Dante's Inferno to a theater near you. The movie studio is reportedly in talks with Fede Alvarez, the director behind the recent Evil Dead remake, to adapt Electronic Arts' act... read

Movie Defense Force: Silent Hill


I'm burning
Aug 16
My movie review show, Movie Defense Force, has another videogame-based film on the block this week, so I am sharing it here for your delicious viewing. I'm talking about the 2006 Silent Hill movie -- maligned by all when it first came out, but probably one of the better adaptations out there.  Of course, defending the sequel would be way more challenging ... and I plan on doing that, too! read

Ellen Page comments on The Last of Us likeness


"It was not appreciated"
Jun 24
Ellen Page isn't exactly thrilled that her likeness was used without permission in Naughty Dog's The Last of Us, besides her appearing by name in another Sony production. In fact, it's specifically because she'll be in Beyond... read
Logan's Run movie

Ken Levine will write the new Logan's Run movie


Welcome Humans! I am ready for you.
Jun 18
A remake for Logan's Run is in the works, and it's surprisingly going to be written by BioShock Infinite's master guru, Ken Levine. He isn't leaving Irrational Games or anything like that; he is just writing this as a side pr... read
Need for Speed movie

Here's your first look at the Need for Speed movie


I feel the need...
Jun 10
We learned last year that Electronic Arts had teamed up with DreamWorks for a movie based on the Need for Speed franchise. The film's star, Aaron Paul, best known for his role as Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad, introduced spe... read

20-minute supercut of videogame references in movies


So many references!
May 30
Here's the ultimate supercut of videogame related references from dozens upon dozens of different Hollywood movies. Not movies based on games, just movies that referenced games in some way. Whether it was just a random throw... read
Great Gatsby

Get ready for Leo with the Great Gatsby NES game


Kill enthusiastic Flappers
May 05
The marketing blitz for the new Great Gatsby movie starring Leonardo Dicaprio and Toby Maguire is in full effect. Right on cue, people across the world are already bemoaning the films existence, insisting that the movie is&nb... read
Gears of War

Battleship producer joins Gears of War film


But there's not much else to report
Apr 30
Joining countless other adaptations of popular videogames that someone bought the rights to only for us to hear little if nothing else since, the Gears of War movie is still happening. Variety reports that Battleshi... read
PlayStation 4

David Cage joined by film writers and directors on PS4


Cage refuses to direct anyone else's screenplay
Apr 29
It's not normal for a man to write a 2,000 page script or direct a 10+ hour film, so I can't blame David Cage if all of Beyond: Two Souls isn't golden. Realizing how this strains developer Quantic Dream's game director, co-CE... read

Grand Theft KIFFLOM, Endless Summer & THQ's Final Auction


The Destructoid Show features very mild nudity
Apr 23
Today on The Destructoid Show, we discuss Grand Theft Auto V's KIFFLOM and Epsilonism, The Endless Summer, a mysterious new Bethesda title that's popped up on the Australian Ratings Classification Board, and Ratchet &am... read
Anti-nerd humor

My personal crusade against anti-nerd humor


Why Hollywood owes us some respect
Mar 26
I recently had the chance to shoot the sitcom spec pilot posted above with some friends of mine, a project which dredged up a lot of thoughts on how nerds are portrayed in the media. See, I've always had a big problem with t... read

Mortal Kombat is the best game movie ever made, fools!


Cheap plug hooray!
Feb 28
Over on The Escapist, where my weekly Jimquisition episodes are hosted, I also have another show that many of you likely don't know about. It's called Movie Defense Force, a film review show where I take movies that have bee... read
Pure. Oscar. Bait.
Mortal Kombat has another live-action movie in the works, and it's probably not going to be very good. That doesn't mean it has to be awful, though. The right blend of actors can turn any film, no matter how cynical, into a c... read feature

Need for Speed

Michael Keaton will be in the Need for Speed movie


Vroom vroom
Feb 06
Michael Keaton is joining the Need For Speed movie. Yes, did you forget? There's a Need for Speed movie happening. What's up with all the game movie news today? The movie will also be starring Aaron Paul and Dominic Cooper, a... read

Paul W.S. Anderson mentions a Monster Hunter movie


Sep 11
Gross! It's not clear if he was teasing something he's been considering, or if something real is actually in the works, but Resident Evil Retribution producer Paul W.S. Anderson brought up a Monster Hunter film during an... read
via Columbia Pictures and Amazing Spider-Man producer
One of the most cinematic games is finally reaching cinemas through a partnership between Columbia Pictures and Kojima Productions. At the Metal Gear Solid 25th Anniversary event in Japan, series creator Hideo Kojima was join... read feature

Here's a not-scary trailer for Silent Hill: Revelation 3D


Jul 27
Here's the theatrical trailer for the sequel to 2006's Silent Hill movie adaptation, Silent Hill Revelation 3D. You need the "3D" in the title so that you know you'll be treated to slow-motion shots of things flying near the... read

The DTOID Show: CodBlops, Deus Ex Movie & Arkham Prequel


Jul 11
Hey guys, here's today's Destructoid Show! The big news is a new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, because it's about how poor people are evil and will steal your robot helicopters. But it's okay because Trent Reznor's ... read

Writers of Saw working on God of War screenplay


Jul 11
Hollywood isn't done abusing videogames yet, it seems. The long dormant God of War film adaptation is getting renewed thanks to Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, writers of the four latest Saw films and a draft for Guillermo... read

Deus Ex being turned into a movie


Jul 10
Yep, it had to happen. The reactionary pit of creative bankruptcy that is Hollywood has its sights trained on Deus Ex, the latest videogame primed to be adapted by moviemakers who have no ideas of their own. CBS Films has acq... read

Fassbender starring in/producing Assassin's Creed movie


Jul 09
Renowned actor and human/shark hybrid Michael Fassbender is attached to produce the upcoming Assassin's Creed movie. Not only that, he'll also take the "lead" role as time-simulating killer-in-training Desmond Miles.  It... read

Carmen Sandiego movie happening, Lopez may star


Jun 28
Talk about random! It seems that Hollywood, ever starving for ideas, has its eyes on a certain red-hatted thief who hasn't been relevant in a long time. Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? is becoming a movie, and Jennifer... read

Rumor: Willem Dafoe to co-star in Beyond: Two Souls


Jun 19
According to the latest gossip, beloved actor Willem Dafoe is set to co-star in David Cage's next tribute to Hollywood, Beyond: Two Souls. Now sit back and imagine that man's face rendered with Quantic Dream's uncanny valley ... read

A couple months back, Wired offered readers some insight into Microsoft's failure to get a Halo movie off the ground. The original article was an excerpt from Generation Xbox: How Video Games Invaded Hollywood, by Total Film ... read feature

Twisted Metal movie being made by Crank co-director


Feb 15
Crank and Crank: High Voltage were fun but extremely dumb movies. Gamer starring Gerard "Leonidas" Butler and Michael "Dexter" Hall was pretty much garbage with small glimmers of joy here and there. And for some reason, I'm r... read

I came this close to interviewing the creators of Indie Game: The Movie James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot, alongside a couple of the subjects of the film, Tommy Refenes and Edmund McMillen of Team Meat. I was nervous and ... read feature

Silent Hill based on Kindergarten Cop, CONFIRMED!


Jan 11
My God! Why didn't we catch this sooner? It's so obvious! The clues were right there the whole time! Konami was trying to keep the dirty truth a secret, but it didn't do a good enough job. Through the power of JOURNALISM, use... read

New Resi film retitled as Re5ident Evil: Retribution


Jan 11
In its divine wisdom, Screen Gems has decided that it's not enough to give the world yet another Resident Evil movie by Paul W.S. Anderson, but that we would all be better off with a title that captures the true dynamic essen... read

Christina Hendricks, Sean Faris star in NFS: The Run


Oct 18
Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) and Sean Faris (Vampire Diaries) will star in the upcoming EA racing game Need for Speed The Run. Hendricks plays Joan Harris in the hit AMC drama Mad Men, and now she makes her videogame de... read

Rovio excitedly details the Angry Birds movie


Oct 04
Speaking with IGN, Rovio's David Maisel (previously of Marvel Studios) has given an update on where the Angry Birds film is at, and what to expect from it. Yeah, I know you all are dying to hear more about the movie. Patience... read






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