Riddick shows how NOT to resurrect a great antihero

There aren't too many characters like Richard B. Riddick nowadays. He's an old-fashioned sort of anti-hero, whose amoral brutality is tempered by a code of honor. He was great in his first movie, but it turns out that antiheroes have a hard time supporting a franchise. As his new movie, Riddick, sadly proves. » 9/06/13 12:34pm 9/06/13 12:34pm

Hollywood's Long History of Mostly Failing to Make Video Games

As mainstream video games strived to be more cinematic and as gaming emerged as a major source of entertainment revenues, it was only a matter of time until the talent from the film industry would attempt to get in on the action. » 7/05/13 11:00am 7/05/13 11:00am

New Wheelman Walkthrough Shows Early Mission and Lots of Car Crashing

A few weeks ago our intern Jim got some hands on time » 8/22/08 11:00am 8/22/08 11:00am with Wheelman, the latest game to feature Vin Diesel. In this video, mission designer Mark Thompson walks us through one of the first missions and what we can expect when the game comes out. The slow motion in car sequence actually looks pretty good. I don't know…

Wheelman: Another Game With Vin Diesel

Last stop on the Midway tour today is a look at Wheelman, the movie-licensed game based off the upcoming movie staring Vin Diesel. You know, the one that was delayed until next year » 8/07/08 8:40pm 8/07/08 8:40pm? In any case, I got behind the wheel this morning and gave it a go. Look, I know it has Vin Diesel, but I'll make this as quick and…