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G4 shows us why those birds are so angry


Oct 26
G4 Films has been putting together a "Epictober Film Festival" event this month, which concluded today with the short, "The Birds of Anger." It's an obvious homage to the 1963 classic The Birds and some little mobile ga... read
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Ecstasy of Order is the best videogame film in years


Oct 24
While checking out  movies at Austin Film Festival for Flixist.com (Dtoid's film sister-site), I had the oppurtunity to attend the world premiere of Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters. Much like King of Kong and Chasin... read
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16 zombies injured on Resident Evil: Retribution film set


Oct 11
A wheeled platform fell on the set of "Resident Evil: Retribution," the fifth film based on the popular Capcom game franchise. On that platform were 16 actors dressed as zombies. While injuries are no joking matter, I'm ... read
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In a press release for the French version of the novel Halo: Cryptum, Halo.fr found a mention of a Halo movie currently in development with Steven Spielberg and Dreamworks. Oh, cool. Wait, what?! Joys... read feature

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[It Came from Japan! is a series where I seek out and review the weirdest, most original and enjoyable titles that never left the Land of the Rising Sun.] Games based on films have a perceived stigma that indicates the... read feature

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Activision funded sequel to Call of Duty film is now live


Sep 06
Find Makarov was a fan-made film that surfaced earlier in the year and was a re-telling of events that happened in the Modern Warfare universe. Activision came away particularly impressed and decided to contact the creators ... read
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Short film Portal: No Escape is a triumph


Aug 24
I didn't know I wanted a full length feature film based on Portal until last night. That's when I first watched Dan Trachtenberg's mind-blowing seven minute short, Portal: No Escape. Now I can't stop thinking about it. If yo... read
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Interview: Katsuhiro Harada talks new Tekken CG Film


May 20
One of the biggest pieces of news at Level Up was the announcement of a new Tekken -- not a game, but a new CG Tekken Film: Tekken Blood Vengence. While many of you may remember the live action Tekken film, Katsuhi... read
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As you might have read in Chad Concelmo's previous post, several highly trained Dtoid operatives were down in LA this weekend for the Spike TV Video Game Awards. While there, I had the pleasure of wearing one of Hamza's neckt... read feature

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Scott Pilgrim is a thing that most people haven't heard of, but the people who have heard of it are usually madly in love with it. It's a cult classic that's on the verge of becoming a big deal. Personally, I've been wary of ... read feature

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E3 10: Tron: Evolution Wii impressions


Jun 16
Husky and I stopped by the Disney booth to check out Tron: Evolution. As a huge fan of the original film, I remain cautiously optimistic about all this new Tron stuff; both the movie and the games. After playing the game, I'... read
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Christophe Gans not attached to Silent Hill 2 film


Apr 09
The topic of a Silent Hill 2 film is a very sensitive subject among fans of the title, considering the game's story is the most beloved of the series. There was talk of a film adaption way back in 2006, and that perhaps Sandm... read
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Gears of War film to be 'harder edged Lord of the Rings'


Jan 24
It goes without saying that videogame-to-movie adaptations rarely ever deliver what gamers want. But considering Epic's Gears of War already plays out like an interactive, wild f**king action movie, I'm cautiously optimistic ... read
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Hip Hop Hooray: Paul W.S. Anderson to "probably" write new Resdendet Evil film


Oct 19
Man, you can almost taste the excitement. There is going to be another live-action Resident Evil movie, and Paul W.S. Anderson is "probably" going to write it! Can I hear you say Ho? Now Ho, Ho! Now Ho, Ho, Ho. ... read
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Comic-Con 08 Rumortoid:TR2N trailer retro-gasm gives old nerds new lease on life


Jul 25
 Ok, so the above trailer is fake, but the title is real. Tron, the videogame based film from 1982, is to finally be blessed with a big-screen sequel, currently known as TR2N (pronounced Tra-two-N). The internet is now b... read
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Capcom announces dates for Clock Tower and Onimusha on the silver screen


Jun 12
After news in March that the Onimusha film had been put on indefinite hold, I pretty much gave up hope of seeing the film, but it seems its been given a second chance after all. According to Capcom's US blog, an ad celebratin... read
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Capcom prez says 'Moar game movies comin!'


May 23
While Resident Evil isn't my favorite game-turned-film (that honor goes to Silent Hill), I certainly enjoyed the first film enough to speak positively of it after seeing it. Not being obsessed with Resident Evil however, I'm ... read
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First look: Resident Evil: Degeneration


Dec 16
Resident Evil: Degeneration is an all CG film set for a straight-to-DVD release in Japan sometime in 2008. Details of the film's contents remain unknown beyond the scant bits of information derivable from these screens. For s... read
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Gears of War movie may be grinding to a halt


Oct 06
IGN tells us that the gears may be getting rusty on the Gears of War movie project, and a recent clog might be grinding things to a halt. In recent news about Len Wiseman giving up directing duties for Escape from New York to... read
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Videogame movies -- stating those two words back-to-back can make anyone cringe in fear. Hollywood has constantly butchered our favorite games time and time again when adapting them to the big screen. Even movies focused on g... read feature

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Press Start the movie on sale now!


Sep 26
Lots of big things happened yesterday. The new season of House, Cabela's Trophy Buck was released and the biggest news of yesterday, Press Start the movie has finally came out. The movie is selling for only $12.99 and comes w... read
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The Halocaust. The futares si real!


Sep 22
I told you about winning the Halo's and you all called me crazy. There is nothing you can do to stop it. It's on the internet and cannot be changed. After watching this video, you will only be able to think one thing... Prai... read
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Preview of Press Start: The Movie


Aug 30
Oh dear lord, another one of these? Oh, wait, this is semi-original ... and funny! Press Start tells the story of a suburban youth in a videogame world who discovers his adventurous, if berserk, destiny when he's recruit... read
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Condemned: Criminal Origins being turned into an 'Unforgettable' film


Aug 16
Word from the Hollywood Reporter is that director Tarsem Singh is set to helm the upcoming science fiction thriller, The Unforgettable. The film's plot involves a cop who, over the course of a murder investigation, realizes t... read
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Ubisoft getting cozy with user-generated game content, busy making other things


Aug 13
If there's one thing that's typified this generation so far, it's a huggy, snuggly sense of bringing everyone together in warm, soft-focused harmony and togetherness. Whether it's Nintendo uniting all of your relatives in the... read
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Clock Suckers: A very demented and awesome cartoon


Jul 25
"What's up your ass Kate? You love videogames."  "I do. I'm just sick of beating you guys all the time. It's like I'm the Harlem Globetrotters and you guys are two retarded assholes."A... read
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Games time forgot: Tender Loving Care


Jul 24
Following my minor essay on live actors in videogaming yesterday, I thought it'd be only appropriate to make this week's forgotten game one populated, plotted, and almost entirely driven by real actors -- chief amon... read
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Why I love live actors in videogames


Jul 23
As gamers, we tend to hate live actors in our videogames. We’re fine if they do voice-over, but should they actually step in front of the camera and perform a scene, then God help them. Videogames are a virtual wo... read
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Tekken casting call reveals little, still manages to worry fans


Jul 21
Moviehole.net -- a site whose name seems like Kevin Smith's idea of satire -- seems to have acquired a casting sheet for the upcoming movie based on Namco's Tekken series. Allow me to quote the applicable information... read
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The top 10 finalist in the Nintendo Short Cuts contest


Jun 15
Nintendo just released their top 10 choices for the Nintendo Short Cuts contest. The first thing you'll notice is that the Punch-Out video, the one I thought would have a great chance at winning, didn't make the cut. ... read
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Castlevania movie gets a director


Jun 15
This is my third attempt at writing this story. I hope it works out this time. You see my first two tries went unfinished, as the sheer level of apathy incited by this news caused my fingers to slow to the typing speed of a n... read
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Ubisoft CEO claims they will make video game films that do not suck


Jun 12
Holding your breath in hopes that the Assassin's Creed short film won't be a steaming pile of badger dung? You may have something worth hoping for, if we're to believe the word of Ubisoft's Montreal CEO Yanni... read






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