Quantcast
Rumor: Dark Tower games show you fear in handful of dust - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Rumor: Dark Tower games show you fear in handful of dust


9:40 AM on 01.28.2011
Rumor: Dark Tower games show you fear in handful of dust photo



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 component being planned."

As you may know, Ron Howard is turning Stephen King's western/sci-fi/fantasy epic into three theatrical movies and a TV series to fill the gaps between the movies. The "Game component" is said to "further utilize elements from the books." I don't see why they wouldn't make a game for this, but let's hope that if it's true, it will be in proper hands.

There is a huge amount of material in the books -- not to mention the links to King's other books -- which would be cool to see in games to go alongside the movies and TV series. Red Dead Redemption already showed that people are ok with wandering around as a cowboy for an hour, so there's that too. An open world game set around Roland's youthful ka-tet in Mejis and the fall of Gilead? That would do just fine, thank you very much.

Regardless of how a game may end up, expect to be bombarded with The Dark Tower ads and a Susannah level without stairs somewhere around 2013.

Still more THE DARK TOWER updates [AICN via CVG]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Licensed

12:15 PM on 01.23.2014
Become the ultimate hunter in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

A new The Amazing Spider-Man movie is set to hit theaters this May, and unsurprisingly, a videogame tie-in will launch right alongside it. Aptly titled The Amazing Spider-Man 2, developer Beenox is again at the helm aft...more



8:00 PM on 01.17.2014
The gameplay modes of Rambo: The Video Game

A new trailer has been released for Rambo: The Video Game focused on the variety of gameplay contained within. You'll see stealth kills, bits of shooting, environmental destruction and QTE. Yeah, quick-time events are apparently considered a "feature" in Rambo, which ought to give just about anybody pause for reflection.more



3:00 AM on 01.11.2014
Rambo: The Video Game looks like a bad PS2 game

If the bad gameplay clips from the upcoming Rambo: The Video Game didn't scare you off earlier this week, maybe this bad trailer will. This game is still actually happening. Only in Europe, though. Did Rambo have a recent Eu...more



View all Licensed






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more