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Universal is taking a crack at a Gears of War movie

Just ahead of Gears of War 4's release on Tuesday, Microsoft Studios and Universal Pictures have announced plans for a Gears of War feature film "based on the Xbox video game series." Aside from that quote and some initial production credit...

 
 
 
 
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Tomb Raider movie has found its Lara Croft

Replacing Angelina Jolie is hard. My local theatre production of Carmen was disastrously thrown off track when I found out the woman I was in talks with through Craigslist to play the lead turned out not to be the Angelina Jolie, but an Ang...

 
 
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Star Wars star in talks to play Lara Croft

Star Wars. You know they actually made another one of those bad boys last year? Taking bets on how soon they start going straight to VHS like other milked childrens' franchises. Maybe a Land Before Time crossover? Well, the lead from latest...

 
 
 
 
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Ex-Tarantino producer joins Activision Blizzard movie studio

Seeking new money-making avenues, Activision Blizzard announced it would start its own "film and television studio devoted to creating original content" for its series like Call of Duty, StarCraft, and Diablo. Activision Blizzard announced ...

 
 
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The Egg gets hotly anticipated sequel starring Mel Gibson

Cool 3D Worlds' smash hit The Egg announced a follow up project earlier this week, The Egg 2. The great success of the original doesn't seem to have worried Cool 3D Worlds, which is going full bore into The Egg 2, ramping up production to i...

 
 
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Activision Blizzard forms studio for TV and film

Before long, we're going to start to see television shows and even movies based on Activision Blizzard properties. The company is putting together a new "film and television studio devoted to creating original content" for its series like C...

 
 
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Oh, right, Spike Lee directed NBA 2K16's story

NBA 2K16 has a MyCareer storyline, "Livin' Da Dream," directed by Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing, 25th Hour). It revolves around an up-and-coming player named Frequency Vibrations. I've heard this all before and I'm still coming to terms wit...

 
 
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Rob McElhenney of It's Always Sunny to direct Minecraft movie

Warner Bros. and Minecraft developer Mojang have selected Rob McElhenney (Ronald "Mac" McDonald from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) as the director of their upcoming Minecraft film. "Hey Mojang let's do something strange and wonderful,"...

 
 
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Dwayne Johnson is doing a Rampage movie

Coming off of San Andreas, Dwayne Johnson, producer Beau Flynn, and New Line are working on adapting the Midway arcade game Rampage into a live-action feature film, reports Deadline. My usual reaction to these announcements is "What, why?" ...

 
 
 
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Arcade icons wreck Earth in the first trailer for Pixels

In Pixels, aliens have invaded Earth with classic arcade characters like Donkey Kong and Pac-Man and it's up to Adam Sandler and friends to save the world. What could possibly go wrong? The basic concept originated years ago with a short f...

 
 
 
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Hitman: Agent 47 looks anything but stealthy

The tone of this trailer for Hitman: Agent 47 matches my playstyle for the game series, which is to go in quietly only to screw up repeatedly and end up having to trade bullets with everyone. While I could have done without the tired "No, ...

 
 
 
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Congrats on the Academy Award, SpeedTree

Do you ever take a moment to stop and admire the scenery? Too often are we focused on mindlessly pushing forward to the next objective to notice the little details. Foliage, man. Take it in. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences i...

 
 
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Gollum's Andy Serkis joins the cast of Mike Bithell's Volume

Volume is the upcoming retelling of the Robin Hood myth from Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell. One of the first voice actors cast for the game was former Dtoid reviews editor Jim Sterling in the role of (Friar) Tuck. I'm betting it was...

 
 
 
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Shadow of the Colossus movie lives on with a new director

Mama director Andrés Muschietti has been tapped for Shadow of the Colossus now that previous director Josh Trank (Chronicle) is busy with Fantastic Four and Star Wars, reports Deadline. We've had years to warm up to the idea of a fil...

 
 
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Wing Commander III is free on Origin

The next free game in EA's On the House promo for Origin is the classic space combat sim Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger. Add it to your account and its yours to keep. This is definitely something to check out for folks who are into ...

 
 
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There's going to be a Dead Island movie (for real this time)

A few years ago, Lionsgate picked up the film rights to Dead Island but now Deep Silver is moving forward with Occupant Entertainment to "package, produce, and finance" an adaptation. It's unclear which direction the movie will go in, thoug...

 
 
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Alien: Isolation's pre-order bonuses are annoyingly good

The pre-order bonuses for Alien: Isolation have been announced, and they're really, really cool... but should we take it at some kind of sign? After all, it was a very similar lust for bonuses that led to the crew of The Nostromo investiga...

 
 




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