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Activision to publish Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse


May 07
Activision and Fox announced today the impending arrival of a new Family Guy game. Inspired by the season 8 premiere episode, "Road to the Multiverse," Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is currently in development ... read
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I'VE SOILED MY TUNIC! COMPLETELY BY CHOICE! That's right! You heard me! WayForward will be making a game based on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time, and I couldn't possibly be any happier! This is, like, the perfect marriage e... read feature

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New trailer for Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock


Feb 22
I'm still waiting for a really good Doctor Who game. The BBC-produced episodic adventure game released last year does not qualify, as far as I'm concerned, but there's hope for The Eternity Clock. Due out next mont... read
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Reminder: Alvin and Chipmunks here to kill my childhood


Nov 18
Here's a little video reminder that Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is coming to theaters and that there is a game based on said violation of nostalgia. Said game is available in stores now. It's particularly egreg... read
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After the drop in quality between 2009's CSI: Deadly Intent with its crazy cases and the plain mediocre CSI: Fatal Conspiracy in 2010, it appears Ubisoft has moved development of the similar and new NCIS game from Telltale Ga... read feature

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In 1898, H.G. Wells published a tale of invaders from another world, descending upon Earth's cities with a terrible force. The War of the Worlds has been adapted into every form of media since that time, including a couple of videogames. The latest attempt to tell the story has arrived on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, bringing tripods and heat rays with it. read feature

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Ah yes, the movie games. For every G-Force there is a Thor. For every Rango you have a Megamind: Ultimate Showdown, and for every Captain America a James Cameron's Avatar: The Game. Like that last one, The Adventures of Tinti... read feature

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War of the Worlds set to hit XBLA October 26th


Oct 14
Other Ocean recently announced through their Facebook page that their upcoming Patrick Stewart-narrated sidescrolling adventure, The War of the Worlds, will be hitting the Xbox Live Arcade on October 26th. PlayStation 3 and P... read
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Here come the MIBs; Third film means new game coming


Oct 13
Activision has announced today that they will be publishing a new Men In Black game to coincide with the release of the upcoming Men in Black III this spring. The press release states that the title will release on,... read
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More War of the Worlds footage to gawk at lovingly


Oct 13
Here we have the latest trailer for War of the Worlds. Once again, it's narrated by Patrick Stewart, so I know you'll watch it. He ruminates on how tiny we must look to Martians. It's all very excellent. I want to play this.... read
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Spongebob will never stop rolling


Oct 05
SpongeBob and THQ have had a scarily successful career in the realm of videogames, and their reign of yellow terror shall continue with SpongeBob’s Surf & Skate Roadtrip on November 8th.  If you can't tell, the... read
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There's a Puss In my Boot in my game


Sep 29
Some of you may not know that they're making a Puss in Boots movie, and a coinciding video game will release alongside it. THQ has announced that they're working on the licensed title, and it will be a motion-controlled title... read
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DreamWorks Super Star Kartz is a real game


Sep 07
You would be forgiven for thinking that we, as a society, were past the days of random franchises getting kart racers. Activision has announced DreamWorks Super Star Kartz for enough systems to blot out the sun: DS, 3DS, Wii,... read
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New 3DS games: Thor: God of Thunder & Captain America


Sep 01
Both Thor: God of Thunder & Captain America: Super Soldier were announced as new 3DS titles by Sega today. Both games were released on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Nintendo DS earlier this year, and now the... read
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Rambo videogame in development for PC and consoles


Aug 04
In a case of stunning relevance, it has become known that a Rambo game is in development for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. A real one, not a joke or anything. Reef Entertainment recently nabbed the rights and can now make multipl... read
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon almost here


Jun 14
And now, a launch trailer for Transformers: Dark of the Moon. There is a fight which has just begun. some new evil has arisen. You get the general idea. This is likely going to be a pretty cool game if you're into the plot e... read
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Live Show: Tron: Evolution ends tonight on Backlog!


May 20
Nothing like a nice, quick licensed game to cleanse the palette. We've been playing Tron: Evolution on Backlog for the last couple of nights and we're going to wrap things up this evening. It's clearly a short game if I ... read
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How two studios are approaching Thor: God of Thunder


Apr 03
SEGA has released a new promotional video for Thor: God of Thunder, one of those behind-the-scenes jobbers where they interview developers. They discuss the approach that was taken towards making the battles of Thor appropri... read
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Kung Fu Panda 2 has a boring trailer


Mar 30
I was genuinely hoping for something amusing when I opened up this new trailer for Kung Fu Panda 2. It is, after all, a comedy film. Instead, what I got was a toned-down Jack Black (not his forté) narrating over some ... read
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Wondercon 11: Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters 3DS


Mar 24
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have just announced their first Nintendo 3DS title. Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters is timed to release on all platforms to tie in with the upcoming film,... read
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Huge beasts seemingly no match for the power of Thor


Mar 22
A pack of screenshots featuring the new game from SEGA featuring Marvel hero Thor has been released. You can see them below and I'd recommend you check them out. I have a cousin who, when she was a small child, was a bit of a... read
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Acrobatics abound in Captain America screenshots


Mar 22
SEGA released these screenshots for their upcoming Captain America: Super Soldier game for PS3 and Xbox 360. He's leaping and kicking and swinging that indestructible shield of his in all sorts of directions.  I lik... read
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SpongeBob Squigglepants sounds, well, kind of good


Feb 16
So long as licensed games -- particularly ones aimed at younger audiences -- are going to exist, they might as well be good. While I doubt THQ's newly-unveiled SpongeBob SquigglePants will carry the same weight around these p... read
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Activate interlocks! THQ to publish Voltron games


Feb 16
Ha! F*ck yeah, Voltron! THQ and World Events Productions are teaming up to publish a series of Voltron games based on the Voltron: Defender of the Universe cartoon series from our childhoods. This will tie into a revival of V... read
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First details on High Moon's Transformers: DotM game


Feb 11
The sequel to the commercially and critically well-received Transformers: War for Cybertron is still under way. Prior to that, though, there will be another licensed game; it shares the name of its movie counterpart: Transfor... read
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Rumor: Dark Tower games show you fear in handful of dust


Jan 28
An insider source of Ain't It Cool News has some info on the upcoming The Dark Tower project, claiming that there are "genuine plans" for a May 13th, 2013 release for the first movie, as well as "a very ambitious Game compone... read
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Bleach: Soul Ignition gameplay is kind of disappointing


Dec 26
At least, that's the impression I get from the demo, which is available from the Japanese PlayStation Network Store right now. That's a bit of a bummer for me, as I was hoping for an HD Bleach game that could contend with th... read
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Chair is no longer working on Ender's Game


Dec 14
With all of the excitement surrounding Shadow Complex, I think most of us had forgotten Chair Entertainment was working on an adaptation of Ender's Game for digital distribution outlets. Little other than an emphasis on the f... read
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Telltale launches Back to the Future Facebook game


Nov 16
To promote the 25th Anniversary of Back to the Future and their upcoming episodic adventure series based on the films, Telltale Games has released their first Facebook game, Back to the Future: Blitz Through Time. It's ... read
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There's a Bleach PS3 game coming, here are pictures of it


Nov 15
What was once a blurry scan from an issue Shonen JUMP is now a series of slightly-less-blurry screenshots from a Sony product page. Of course, I'm referring to Bleach: Soul Ignition, a new game based on everyone's favorite ... read
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Most games based on a licensed property are terrible. It's a sad truth of the gaming world, and many players have accepted this as a foregone conclusion. Licensed games are bad until proven good. Merely tolerable licensed ... read feature

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The new Naruto trailer is like a ninja 9/11


Oct 01
Or maybe a ninja Hiroshima (as a commenter on Japanator suggested)? I don't know, the guy doing the nuking was a terrorist of sorts, rather than an enemy army, so I'm still inclined to 9/11 analogy. Anyway, here's a new trai... read






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