About a month ago, surprising news broke that Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda might at long last get the live-action treatment with a Game of Thrones-style Netflix series, odd considering the video game juggernaut’s usual reticence with intellectual properties. Now, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has reportedly denied the project’s development, albeit with a bit of wiggle room.
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Everybody hold on to your pants because Batman: Arkham Knight has been rated "M for Mature" and we're freaking out.
There have not been many good video game movies. Have there been any good video game movies? No, not really but there have at least been some okay video game movies. Sadly, there are a lot more really bad video game movies. We teamed up with our video game based sister site Arcade Sushi to mash some buttons in a special episode of 5x5 to find the worst video game movies of all-time. You're welcome, nobody.
Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard and director Justin Kurzel recently wrapped filming on an adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, which The Weinstein Co. will release later this year. Now, all three have agreed to reunite...on an adaptation of a video game. Cotillard has signed on to co-star with Fassbender in Assassin's Creed, which Kurzel will direct.
Well, smash my pots and mask my Majoras, this is unexpected. After decades of stalled developments and rumors, ‘The Legend of Zelda’ might at long last get the live-action treatment, emerging as a potential new Netflix TV series. Rupee-hiding shrubs, you’ve been warned.
Last night, we reported that 20th Century Fox was shaking up its schedule, maneuvering sequels to ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Fantastic Four’ into new positions. However, one of the films given a new release date is a project that continues to perplex us: the adaptation of the popular video game ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ which was first announced ages ago as a franchise for Michael Fassbender. Will we ever see this movie or will it continue to keep shifting further and further backwards on Fox’s schedule until it vanishes altogether?
Over the last few years or so, Activision has been featuring beloved actors in their Call of Duty trailers. Just a couple of months back, Taylor Kitsch and Emily Ratajkowski (‘Gone Girl’) starred in the trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which was directed by Peter Berg. Today the folks at Activision are stepping up their trailer game even further, with this new teaser for Call of Duty Online featuring ‘Captain America’ himself, Chris Evans. When you think patriotism and answering the call of duty, you obviously think Captain America.
Just last week saw Telltale Games confirming that their forthcoming ‘Game of Thrones’ video game would share some impressive cast with the hit HBO drama, premiering on December 2 with its first installment, “Iron From Ice.” Now, one day before hitting platforms, the Telltale ‘Game of Thrones’ adaptation has an epic launch trailer full of cast members new and old.
We’ve known for some time that Telltale Games would mount their take on HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones,’ complimenting their acclaimed adaptations of ‘The Walking Dead’ comics and even ‘Back to the Future,’ and at last the first trailer for “Iron From Ice” has arrived, with a twist. Not only does Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) herself narrate, but so too will Peter Dinklage and more from the ‘Game of Thrones’ cast reprise their roles!
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