The Next Hitman Movie Doesn't Try to Make Agent 47 A Hero

You know what? When you have an assassin as the central character of your movie, he doesn't necessarily need to be a good guy. He can be one hell of a villain. » 2/11/15 12:20pm 2/11/15 12:20pm

25 years ago, Hollywood tried to make the Nintendo Power Glove look cool. Today's the 25th anniversary of The Wizard, the movie that was essentially a big commercial for Nintendo where Super Mario Bros. 3 was revealed to the world. » 12/15/14 1:15pm 12/15/14 1:15pm

More Than A Minute of Mayhem from the Heavenly Sword Movie

Here's a new clip from the upcoming Heavenly Sword movie. There are a lot of ninjas in it. Ninjas who ride giant kites. Let's watch them die. » 8/25/14 3:15pm 8/25/14 3:15pm

"I definitely came out as a gamer first." A new, crowdfunded documentary called Gaming in Color gives insight into the lives of LGBTQ gamers and developers. You can pay what you want (with the minimum being a dollar) to stream or download the film here. » 4/30/14 4:45pm 4/30/14 4:45pm

Inside The Darkest Moment of One of the World's Best Pro Gaming Teams

They're living the dream of playing video games while millions of people around the world watch. But, money and fans aside, high-stakes competitive eSports comes with its own unique ups-and-downs. What's that like? A new documentary takes viewers along for a look inside a year with one of the biggest Starcraft 2 teams… » 4/29/14 12:15pm 4/29/14 12:15pm

​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

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

Zachary Quinto, better known as Spock in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek reboots, is signed on for Agent 47, the reboot of Hitman on the big screen. No word on what role he'll take. Rupert Friend is taking the place of Paul Walker, who was supposed to have played 47 before his death in a car wreck in November. » 2/02/14 5:30pm 2/02/14 5:30pm

​Well, At Least The Racing Looks Good in the New Need for Speed Movie

Look, it's pretty clear that the Need for Speed movie is trying to draft off the success of the Fast & Furious films. But the upcoming Dreamworks feature needs, like, 1000% more crazy. » 11/18/13 7:30pm 11/18/13 7:30pm

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

The Next Hollywood Blockbuster isn't Mario Kart, but It Should Be

So, Aaron Paul's big post-Breaking Bad victory lap is a nice payday and a starring role in a popcorn flick. But what if, instead of a gritty, growly movie adaptation for Need for Speed, Mario Kart got the treatment instead? » 10/12/13 6:00pm 10/12/13 6:00pm

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