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The script for the development hell-ridden Uncharted movie is finished

In 2011, David O. Russell was attached to an Uncharted film that started taking shape as a Mark Wahlberg-led "family comedy." Like most video game productions (and David O. Russell films, honestly), it went on hiatus, but is now back a...   read

 
 
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There probably won't be another Warcraft movie, but here's what the director wants to tackle if there was

The Warcraft film is a weird phenomenon to unpack. On paper, it was successful -- it grossed over $433 million worldwide, more than twice its $160 million budget. That's usually enough to cover marketing costs (double), but this one is an u...   read

 
 
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The Super Mario movie is releasing on Blu-ray again, this time with a cool case

I remember renting this for free when I was kid because my dad and uncle were running a video store aptly named "Big Daddy's Video" and actually enjoying it. Of course when you're a kid you have no standards except when it comes to vegetabl...   read

 
 
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The Assassin's Creed movie is perfectly fine if you already like Assassin's Creed

"I'm an aggressive person," Cal Lynch, Assassin's Creed's protagonist, explains maybe a half-hour into the movie. This is a bold understatement. Cal had been on death row just before Abstergo whisked him away to their science facility. Alth...   read

 
 
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This Resident Evil: Vendetta trailer is a gorgeous mess

The Resident Evil franchise is going to have a big 2017. Along with Resident Evil 7, the series is getting both a cheesy Hollywood film and a new CG entry. Set after the events of Resident Evil 6, Resident Evil: Vendetta (or Biohazard: Vend...   read

 
 
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Check out Flixist's review of Assassin's Creed

When I sat down to watch Assassin's Creed for Destructoid's sister site, Flixist, I was the only one at the screening. The film just released today, yet its bad scores have scared folks away. Well, I'm here to tell you that those scores wer...   read

 
 
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The third Yo-Kai Watch movie beat out Star Wars at the Japanese box office

Yo-Kai Watch may have lost some steam in that it had a roughly 43% dropoff from the last film, but it still sold gangbusters at the box office over in Japan. Crunchyroll is reporting that the third Yo-Kai film sold roughly 608,033...   read

 
 
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Yikes, the Assassin's Creed movie is getting bad reviews

If you thought the ingredient missing from video game adaptations was pedigree, this year is offering another suggestion: making a movie from a video game is stupid. Warcraft acquired an ace director in Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and ...   read

 
 
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River City Ransom: Underground live action film has a heck of an Abobo

After a bout of silence, River City Ransom: Underground is making a lot of noise lately, with character profile videos for new fighters dropping about once a week for the past month. The two most recent profiles, for Rudy and Wes, both hin...   read

 
 
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Newest Pokemon Movie looks like a return to the series' Gen 1 roots

Just before the 20th anniversary of Pokémon comes to a close, The Pokémon Company left us with one last surprise: a teaser for the 20th animated movie titled Pokémon: I Choose You which will come to Japanese ...   read

 
 


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Ubisoft is going all out to promote Assassin's Creed in the UK

The upcoming Assassin's Creed movie sees the filmmakers taking a strong effort to move away from CGI. Instead of simulating everything and calling it a day, most of the stunts have been practical in their effects. The stunt crew even made a...   read

 
 
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Oh yeah, I forgot Michael K. Williams is in the Assasin's Creed movie, which is out soon

I still can't believe that the Assassin's Creed film attracted so much talent. I mean it's basically Macbeth 2.0, but with flashy capes instead of unwashed bloody hands. Oh, and Michael K. Williams and Jeremy Irons are just kind o...   read

 
 
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Oh boy, Will Ferrell will star as a pro gamer in eSports movie

Ever see Talladega Nights and think "I'd love to see a version of this with major league gaming?" Someone did. ESPN reports that Will Ferrell will take on the role as a professional gamer in the not yet named esports film produced by L...   read

 
 
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Yo-Kai Watch is getting a fourth movie in 2017

The US just recently aired the first Yo-Kai Watch film by way of Disney XD, but Level-5 is already planning a fourth movie! It's the IP that just won't stop in Japan, and although we don't exactly know what it entails, there will be an...   read

 
 
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Goosebumps director Rob Letterman signs on for Detective Pikachu

All that talk about an upcoming live-action Pokémon movie hinged on a walkin', talkin' Pikachu wasn't a fever dream. It's moving forward, and we now have a slightly better idea of what to expect. As reported by Deadline, Legendary En...   read

 
 
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This Majora's Mask fan film is better than every Hollywood video game adaptation this year

This year we've been served one average video game film after another. Some of them have come close to good, but none have quite crossed that threshold. Thankfully you can always count on the fans to pull through as Ember Lab, a VFX and ani...   read

 
 
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The Monster Hunter movie sounds bananas

Given its past successes, Capcom is understandably interested in pursuing a film adaptation of Monster Hunter, and so is writer-director Paul W.S. Anderson (Alien vs. Predator, Death Race, and the still-ongoing but almost finished Resident ...   read

 
 
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There's going to be a movie based on cat collectathon Neko Atsume

AMG Entertainment is adapting the popular and oh-so-cute cat-collecting mobile game Neko Atsume into a live-action film set to debut next year in Japan, reports Siliconera. While a movie about cats doesn't need to justify itself in this day...   read

 
 
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Times are tough, here's The Rock dancing in a giant Pikachu costume

The Rock's daughter loves the mascot for a 20-year-old video game series almost as much as this guy. So Rock dressed up in what must be the world's largest Pikachu costume and danced his butt off, because his daughter would cry whenever ...   read

 
 
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A family oriented Sonic movie from the director of Deadpool is a thing that might happen

Did anyone want a Sonic movie? Maybe the droves of kids who are born into the series, replacing the adults who swear off of it, do. Someone at Sony thought it was a good idea too, as Sony Pictures is planning a Sonic film. Accordi...   read

 
 
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Night at the Museum director reportedly helming Uncharted movie

What was originally a semi-interesting Mark Wahlberg "family driven" drama from the mind of David O. Russell was dragged through development hell, and is now subsequently back from the dead. The project of course is the Uncharted ...   read

 
 
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The first (and best) Pokemon movie is coming back to theaters

Perhaps as a promotional stunt to create even more hype for Pokémon Sun and Moon releasing on November 18, The Pokémon Company has announced it will show the classic film, Pokémon: The First Movie for two days at s...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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Firewatch is getting a movie adaptation

Indie developer and publisher Campo Santo has announced that it's teaming up with Good Universe, a motion picture production company. The goal behind the partnership is to create video game adaptions of movies and vice versa. The first proj...   read

 
 
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Vince DiCola talks Transformers movie, foray into video games

Odds are you've heard of Vince DiCola. Whether it's his work on the 1986 flop-turned-cult hit Transformers movie (that was just remastered in 4K last month) or his recent contributions to the world of video games, he's a recognizable f...   read

 
 


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