The 2014 Saxxy Award winners were announced today. Here's one of my favorite action shorts, uploaded by Callegos Yavolitak, though you can take a look at the finalists for the machinima competition held by Valve (and overall winner) here. » 10/01/14 9:00pm 10/01/14 9:00pm

What Pixar Does To Keep Their Movies From Sucking

While many Pixar films are beloved box office hits, they often don't start out that way. In fact, if you ask Ed Catmull—the president of Disney and Pixar's animation studios—he'd be the first to tell you that Pixar movies "suck"—at least early on. » 3/12/14 5:30pm 3/12/14 5:30pm

Step Inside The Wondrous World of Spirited Away With The Oculus Rift

Forget typical 3D movies. Using virtual reality, you can now strap on a headset and walk through famous scenes of your favorite movies—like say, Miyazaki's fantastical anime film, Spirited Away. » 3/06/14 2:00pm 3/06/14 2:00pm

Is There Any Hope for the Future of Video Game Movies?

Yes, video game movies by and large suck, but that doesn't mean there isn't a chance that one bright day we might see another game-based film that does our beloved titles justice. Commenter PrinceLUDA21 spouts hot and cold running hope in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. » 6/19/12 5:30pm 6/19/12 5:30pm

Classic Movie Video Game Adaptations Would Save a Ton on Color Costs

In today's retro-tastic edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Jesse_Astle wonders what classic pictures from Hollywood's golden age would make for exciting interactive video game experiences. Remember when the world was black and white? » 9/26/11 11:40am 9/26/11 11:40am

Drafthouse Films Picks Up The FP, Brings Futuristic DDR Fighting To The…

Dance dancing has never been so deadly. The FP is a film about a futuristic, post-apocalyptic world in which gang settle scores through Dance Dance Revolution-like gaming. » 8/01/11 3:40pm 8/01/11 3:40pm

Ubisoft Queues Up Assassin's Creed, Ghost Recon, and Splinter Cell

Launched earlier this year, Ubisoft's motion picture arm is wasting no time at all getting the game developer's biggest franchises onto the silver screen, with 3D features based on Assassin's Creed, Ghost Recon, and Splinter Cell in the works. » 5/16/11 12:40pm 5/16/11 12:40pm

BioWare: Hollywood Very Interested in Mass Effect Film

BioWare's Casey Hudson, the project director for Mass Effect 2, acknowledged a "tremendous amount of interest" from Hollywood in a Mass Effect film but vows such a movie, if done, will be done right or not at all. » 1/23/10 12:00pm 1/23/10 12:00pm

Uwe Boll Wins Big At Weekend Movie Awards

The Oscars? Hah! Anyone can win an Oscar. And the show itself, gah, it's so boring. The Razzies, though, a night honouring the worst in Hollywood, well, now we're talking. » 2/23/09 5:30am 2/23/09 5:30am

First Uncharted Movie Details

In case you missed it, our own Mr. Hollywood, John Gaudiosi, ran an excellent » 10/02/08 10:30pm 10/02/08 10:30pm feature this morning on the Avrads, and their plans to start making video game movies that don't suck. If you haven't read it, it's good stuff, . If only because Avrad gives the first details on the Uncharted movie project, which . So, more…

Prince Of Persia: The Movie: The Set

Jerry Bruckheimer's making a Prince of Persia movie. Jake Gyllenhaal's starring, and he certainly looks the part » 9/01/08 9:00am 9/01/08 9:00am. But what about the sets? Don't sweat it, fans, the sets look the part as well. Here's your first look at them, courtesy of film site Korben. The trick is to imagine that there are less trucks sitting…