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‘Game of Thrones’ Telltale Video Game Trailer: “Iron From Ice” Confirms TV Cast

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 6 days ago
Telltale Games
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!

Watch the Live-Action Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer Starring Taylor Kitsch and Emily Ratajkowski

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by Mike Sampson October 31, 2014 10:20 AM
The last time Taylor Kitsch and director Peter Berg teamed up to adapt a live-action version of a popular game, the world suffered through a 'Battleship' movie. Now, Kitsch and Berg have reteamed for a live-action trailer for the new Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare game, and even at just under two minutes, it's already better than 'Battleship.'

15 Frightening Facts About the 'Resident Evil' Film Franchise

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by ScreenCrush Staff October 30, 2014 08:15 AM
The 'Resident Evil' video game franchise is one of the most successful of all-time, selling over 61 million units since the first game made its debut on the Sony PlayStation in 1996. The game series was so popular it spawned an equally lucrative film franchise, which includes five movies (and a sixth on the way) that have grossed almost $1 billion worldwide. But, would all that have happened if Gwyneth Paltrow had starred in the movie? Because that almost happened. Find out more about that, and other scary scoop from the 'Resident Evil' movies is this week's horrifying You Think You Know Movies? episode!

'Dead Rising' Movie Reveals Cast and First Plot Details

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by Nick Romano September 30, 2014 11:49 AM
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While this year seems to be all about the book-to-movie adaptations, more and more video games are being mined for their cinematic potential. Three months after learning that Legendary's Digital Media and Sony's online video platform/studio Crackle would be making a 'Dead Rising' movie, we now have the full cast and the first plot details.

Batman: Arkham Knight Set to Bow in June 2015

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by Nick Romano September 08, 2014 02:34 PM
Warner Bros. Games
It's been a long while since we heard anything of the highly anticipated Batman: Arkham Knight, the last word being that the video game was pushed from its original 2014 release slot into 2015. Now, DC and Warner Bros. Games announced that the final installment has a firm release in June 2015.

Watch the 'Destiny' Launch Trailer From the Director of 'Oblivion' and 'Tron: Legacy'

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by Mike Sampson September 04, 2014 01:32 PM
We'll profess to not knowing a whole lot about 'Destiny' - the new console game from Activision and developer Bungie ('Halo') - but after watching this new launch trailer directed by Joseph Kosinski ('Oblivion' and 'Tron: Legacy'), our interest level is definitely raised. At the very least, we'd watch this movie.

Reel Women: How Misogyny in Gamer Culture Hurts All of Us

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by Britt Hayes August 29, 2014 12:00 PM
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One of the biggest issues in the news this week has been the ongoing rampant misogyny and outright terrorism in gamer culture, specifically the attacks on Depression Quest developer Zoe Quinn and feminist media commentator Anita Sarkeesian -- both of whom have suffered exceedingly personal attacks and threats on their lives (including the horrible one in the graphic above, which was sent to Sarkeesian via Twitter). The former for merely talking sexual agency as an independent, adult woman, and the latter for criticizing the industry's treatment of women in its games. What do these issues have to do with the rest of geek culture? Well .... everything. Misogyny in gamer culture is a symptom of a larger, systemic issue. And something needs to be done about it. Now.

Watch 'Walking Dead' Star Norman Reedus Lead Guillermo del Toro's 'Silent Hill' Video Game

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by Nick Romano August 13, 2014 09:59 AM
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Guillermo del Toro is one of the busiest men in Hollywood, working on everything from his horror film 'Crimson Peak' to 'Pacific Rim 2' to even conceiving scripts for projects not officially signed off on, like his 'Justice League Dark.' Now, the master of the fantastical is developing a new 'Silent Hill' video game, called Silent Hills, and 'The Walking Dead' heartthrob Norman Reedus is leading the charge.