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Adam Sandler's 'Pixels' film dated: May 15, 2015

That Adam Sandler film about aliens that find footage of 1980s arcade games and think that Earth is about to declare war on them is actually going to come out. Pixels is based on a short film by Patrick Jean -- now it's a full-blown sci-fi ...

 
 
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WATCH THIS: KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide

Kazunori Yamauchi, the man behind the Gran Turismo racing game series, is the subject of documentary KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide. Director Tamir Moscovici worked with Sony to tell the 15-year story of Yamauchi's work, putting a spotlig...

 
 
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Here's some concept art for that dead BioShock movie

The folks over at Comic Book Movie have picked up some concept art for the defunct BioShock film, which was set to be directed by Gore Verbinski, and written by The Last Samurai's John Logan. The project fell apart over the years after...

 
 
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The live-action Tekken prequel is not happening after all

A couple days ago, we heard word of a new live-action Tekken film that would serve as a prequel to the last live-action movie. This movie is not happening, Joystiq reports. Actor Kane Kosugi, reported to star in the film, announced it. A no...

 
 
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Film Pixel Poetry makes a case for games being art

Game designer and filmmaker Richard Cook is working on a project called "Pixel Poetry: The Case for Videogames as Art." Slated for a summer 2014 release, this film tackles the popular gamer's debate once again, supported by inter...

 
 
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GlaDOS kills everyone in this live-action Portal short

Is GlaDOS killing everyone really a spoiler? Anyway, this live action Portal short is fairly well done. Some nice lighting. A scientist gets exaggeratedly bumped into so he can spill papers off a walkway so the floating papers can be shot ...

 
 
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Evil Dead director tied to Dante's Inferno film adaption

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' action title for t...

 
 
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Fallout: New Vegas fan film is bloody, scantily clad

I've yet to go through Fallout: New Vegas after being less than enthused by Fallout 3 -- though people keep telling me New Vegas is better, particularly if you didn't like Fallout 3 all that much. Accordingly. watching this fan film origin...

 
 
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Gran Turismo film follows the life of racer Lucas Ordonez

Polyphony Digital's Kazunori Yamauchi explained today at gamescom that their newly announced partnership for a full-length Gran Turismo movie didn't come out of thin air. In fact, he says that studios have been sending them movie offers alm...

 
 
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The Legend of Zelda was almost a CGI movie

The Legend of Zelda is a series that's ripe for a movie adaptation, but aside from the odd fan film here and there, we'll likely never see an official project materialize. That doesn't mean attempts haven't been made, however! Back in 2007...

 
 
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Class in session! Video Game High School 2 Ep. 1 is live

The first episode of Rocket Jump's Video Game High School Season 2 was supposed to go up yesterday, but some last-minute tweaking pushed the launch back to earlier this morning. It's now ready for your scrutinizing eyes, and at nearly 31 m...

 
 
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Cat stunts! The secret sauce in Video Game High School 2

In May 2011, independent film studio Rocket Jump launched Video Game High School, a web series about a talented FPS player and his struggle to fit in the videogame equivalent to Harry Potter's Hogwarts. Now with over 55 million total views ...

 
 
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Video Game High School season 2 kicks off July 25

The first season of web series / movie Video Game High School was the campy tale of a skilled FPS player who gets accepted into a prestigious institution that values gamer cred over academic cred. It wasn't without numerous flaws, but it w...

 
 
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Mario movie has a pseudo-official comic sequel

The Super Mario Bros. movie 20th anniversary celebration continues! After holding a special midnight screening of the pleasantly schlock film, during which John Leguizamo delivered a special pre-recorded message to attendees, Super Mario Br...

 
 
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Mario film 20th anniversary message from John Leguizamo

May 28 marks the 20th anniversary of the infamous Super Mario Bros. movie. Whether you love it or love to hate it, it's nonetheless a landmark film that holds a special place in gaming history. To celebrate the grand occasion, Super Mario ...

 
 
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John Carpenter wants to direct a Dead Space film

Sci-fi/horror mastermind John Carpenter (The Thing, Escape from New York ... uh, Ghosts of Mars?) told Game Informer that Dead Space would make for a great film and he'd make for a great person to direct it. "I maintain that Dead Space woul...

 
 
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Here's a 'bootleg' trailer for Beyond: Two Souls

As you may have heard, Beyond: Two Souls is an official selection for the Tribeca Film Festival. Sony has sent along a fake bootleg to go along with that massive fake script.  After watching a bit of some fake (but well done) off-scre...

 
 
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Film critic Roger Ebert teases videogame film adaptation

Roger Ebert, influential film critic and Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within defender, has quietly announced intentions to make a film adaptation of a videogame or "mobile app." "And gamers beware, I am even thinking about a movie version of ...

 
 
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Videogamer: The Film Seeks Funding

"Through our numbers we can get the world talking about innovation. The gaming industry revolution is now." Videogamer: The Film is a neat little project with a huge undertaking -- a full-length film which pulls back the curtains on ga...

 
 
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Beyond: Two Souls to appear at Tribeca Film Festival

Think David Cage's films are just movies with button prompts? I don't, but upcoming PS3 game Beyond: Two Souls is at least film-y enough to appear at the Tribeca Film Festival. The game will be an Official Selection -- a first for the festi...

 
 
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Ken Levine killed BioShock film due to Watchmen's failure

Ken Levine has come out about the BioShock film, first announced in 2008 with Pirates of Caribbean director Gore Verbinski attached, admitting to personally cancelling the film. After the poor box office reception to The Watchmen, Universal...

 
 
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Here's a deleted scene from Wreck-It Ralph

A deleted scene found on the Wreck-It Ralph Blu-Ray has been made available for your viewing pleasure -- and don't worry, it is video game related! Despite the relevancy, I can see why the scene was cut. The "bro" jokes in the first portio...

 
 
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Half-life & Portal films are happening, J.J. Abrams says

Director J.J. Abrams (Star Trek) and Valve are cooperating on film adaptations of Half-Life and Portal, with early ideas already being tossed around Hollywood. Abrams also dropped hints that a game collaboration might be in development betw...

 
 
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Virtually Heroes is the worst videogame film yet

Being that I'm covering Sundance Film Festival for Flixist (Dtoid's hot younger sister site that is totally legal and wants your number) this week, I had the great displeasure of watching Virtually Heroes. For those unfamiliar with the film...

 
 
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Take a look at Defiance the game and the TV show

Trion Worlds has released a little look at the massively mutiplayer co-op action of Defiance. Expect large scale battles, vehicles, and lots of guns in this MMO that also doubles as a TV show. Yes, SyFy is making a TV show that's connected...

 
 




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Flegma

Heres a screenshot of my next Retro Look game (maybe next Saturday) where I had just killed two of my own troops with a rocket Better than the total wipeout I managed the previous

 
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Finally, something is happening with Casca after her being catatonic pretty much all of my adult I cant wait to see how this series ends 50 years from now!

 
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CaimDark Reloaded

I was going to wait for Yakuza Kiwami 2 before playing Kiwami, but after finishing 0 and learning that Kiwami has Nishiki flashbacks fleshing out his change, I just have to play Kiwami RIGHT Good thing its on

 
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Rasori

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