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 .…

It Was Only A Matter of Time Before They Staged The Hunger Games in


The dystopic, autocratic world of The Hunger Games hasn't really been well-represented in video games just yet. There are ways a traditional game could work, but for the time being the only official version of Panem we've got is on Facebook. » 5/14/12 2:30pm 5/14/12 2:30pm

Before There Was The Hunger Games, Japan Had This Brutal, Bloody Opus

Were you one of the oodles of theatergoers who packed into American cinemas to see The Hunger Games » 3/27/12 4:01am 3/27/12 4:01am? The movie is raking in the box office cash—and it's being hailed as a smash hit. But in Japan, people are referring to the flick as something else: "Hollywood's version of ."

5 Ways a Hunger Games Video Game Could Work, Killer Kids and All

Sooner or later, we're going to get a video game based on The Hunger Games. No film can be as popular as this one, raking in just under $155 Million opening weekend, and not bring a huge amount of tie-in products in its wake, video games included. » 3/26/12 8:00pm 3/26/12 8:00pm

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

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

Canabalt Creator Diving into The Hunger Games for iOS

Adam Saltsman, the man behind games like Canabalt and Gravity Hook, has signed on to develop an action game based on the popular Hunger Games book series. It will "go along with" the film, which releases this March. [Adam Saltsman] » 2/16/12 12:45pm 2/16/12 12:45pm

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