Battle Royale Won't Be Getting an American TV Show Anytime Soon

Battle Royale » 1/14/13 5:30am 1/14/13 5:30am, the manga and the film, follows a high school class put in a deadly game of kill or be killed. Due to its violent subject matter, no American distributor would initially touch the 2000 film, especially with the school shootings happening at the time. But in the wake of , there's been in interest in .…

Are The Hunger Games Appropriate for a Full Video Game Adaptation? Will…

Forgive me, I had not heard of The Hunger Games before I posted an item about Canabalt's creator and mentioned he was making an iPhone game coinciding with the film's release. That was a week ago. Since then, I could not avoid the topic if I tried, and not just because of its understandable appeal to video gamers. » 3/25/12 3:00pm 3/25/12 3:00pm

Facebook Emerges as Victor in The Hunger Games

Games and movies have long had a somewhat tempestuous relationship. Film adaptations of popular video game franchises can be entertaining when done well, but they also have seemingly infinite potential to go bad. Likewise, video game adaptations of popular, blockbuster films often lack the magic of the movie they're… » 2/15/12 10:40pm 2/15/12 10:40pm

More Triangles in Games! Love-Triangles, That Is

I was disappointed with Uncharted 3 for a number of reasons. Certainly one of those reasons was that the game had bizarre difficulty spikes and could be kind of a dick sometimes. But another, possibly bigger reason was that while Uncharted 3 generally mirrored the pacing and story-arc of Uncharted 2, it lacked one of… » 1/16/12 8:00pm 1/16/12 8:00pm