​Catch A Glimpse of Titanfall's Expensive Live-Action Series

Usually, you have to wait months, years or decades before someone decides to pour blood, sweat and tears to make a filmed adaptation of a video game. Not with Titanfall. Work's already underway on an effect-heavy series set in the world of Respawn's mech-happy future. Looks pretty damn spiffy, if you ask me. » 3/11/14 12:30am 3/11/14 12:30am

​A Future Where the Worst Nightmares About Video Games Are True

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You hear the scare-logic all the time from folks who want to blame video games for bad stuff: they're just training simulations for how to hurt people. A new sci-fi film project riffs on that premise and places it in a future where all you need to do to play an online game is stick a giant network wire on the back of… » 3/06/14 3:00pm 3/06/14 3:00pm

Heavenly Sword Never Got a Sequel. Here’s an Animated Movie Instead.

You could make a case that Ninja Theory’s fantasy martial arts beat-em-up was one of the best games in the early days of the PS3. There sadly hasn’t ever been a follow-up but news broke earlier this year that there will be a CGI movie. Here’s the first look of the flick that will be hitting screens next year. » 10/30/13 2:00pm 10/30/13 2:00pm

Mortal Kombat's Web Series and Movie Will Be Totally Different Things

It seemed like Mortal Kombat was dead for a while there. No games, no movies, no Fatalities. But now, the gory fighting franchise is back, with a movie in development and season two of a slickly-made web series making its debut today. (The first episode is above.) The same guy is in charge of both, but he says the… » 9/26/13 6:30pm 9/26/13 6:30pm

First Images from Need for Speed Movie Forgot Cars, Yo

Disney released the first stills from the upcoming Need for Speed movie to remind audiences that it will, as promised, have actors; actors like Aaron Paul from Breaking Bad and Scott Mescudi (Kid Cudi). I can't help but feel like there's something missing, though. Something like cars. » 9/14/13 10:00am 9/14/13 10:00am

Oh God, Uwe Boll's on Kickstarter, Raising Money for Postal 2

Well, it finally happened. Uwe Boll, maker of terrible movies in general and terrible video game adaptations in specific, has gone to Kickstarter in search of money for his next flick, which of course is a sequel to 2007's wretched Postal. He's raised $2 so far. » 8/28/13 6:00pm 8/28/13 6:00pm

One of the Buffy Writers Will Be Writing the Next Tomb Raider Movie

Hollywood's never been afraid of drafting off of a video game success story and this year's reboot of the Tomb Raider video game franchise certainly qualifies as that. News already broke that Lara Croft's return to the silver screen would follow the darker tone of Tomb Raider 2013 and now we know who's going to be… » 6/13/13 12:00am 6/13/13 12:00am

This 20-Minute Supercut Of Cinematic Video Game References Is A Saga

Hollywood sure does love a good video game reference, as evidenced by this remarkably thorough supercut of cinematic video game references and arcade appearances edited by Travis Greenwood and Brett Roberts for Slacktory. » 5/28/13 5:30pm 5/28/13 5:30pm

The Man Who Played Luigi Recalls the Disastrous Super Mario Bros Movie

Super Mario Bros., the 1993 film, paved the way video game movies for all time to come. Namely, that everyone would expect them to be terrible. It opened 20 years ago on Tuesday, and John Leguizamo, who starred as Luigi, had the grace and good humor to record this message for a Super Mario Bros. film fansite. » 5/26/13 6:00pm 5/26/13 6:00pm

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Edited Into A Feature-Length Flick Is…

Andy Gilleand likes to edit games that have massive stories into full-length movies, and after doing it with the Uncharted series and Assassin's Creed I & II, he picked Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood as his next victim. » 3/28/13 9:29am 3/28/13 9:29am