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A Princess, a Scoundrel and an Emperor Join ‘Star Wars Battlefront’ Roster
With less than a month to go until Star Wars Battlefront arrives, DICE and EA are finally sharing more details on the heroes and villains joining the battle on both sides of the virtual war in that galaxy far, far away. Already, players knew familiar faces like Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader would b…
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Finally Makes Its Disney Infinity Debut
Though it was announced as part of the Disney Infinity plans quite a while back, the Star Wars: The Force Awakens figures and Play Set hadn't been shown or teased at all beyond its mere existence. Today, Disney Interactive finally unveiled the first four figures planned, though they shouldn&apo…
Lionsgate to Make a Movie Based on ‘Borderlands’ Video Game
Two of Marvel Studios' top producers are taking Claptrap, Scooter and the rest of the gang to Hollywood in an official Borderlands film.
‘Hitman: Agent 47’ and Why So Many Video-Game Movies Suck
Hitman: Agent 47 came and went this past weekend, vanishing in a box office fizzle; the cinematic equivalent of ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. It’s not the kind of bad movie that really makes you angry, just one that’s completely forgettable. It’s a nothing of a movie.
‘Assassin’s Creed’ First Look: Michael Fassbender Gets Ready For the Video Game Adaptation
It feels like Michael Fassbender has been attached to an Assassin’s Creed movie for years, to the point where we began to wonder whether this movie would ever actually exist (it at one point was scheduled to open in theaters three months ago)...
‘Big Hero 6’ World Announced for ‘Kingdom Hearts 3’
Sora, Donald and Goofy are going to San Fransokyo as last year's hit Disney film Big Hero 6 will have its own world in Kingdom Hearts III.
Darth Vader-Themed PlayStation 4 Bundles Announced
Sony will join the dark side of the Force with a Star Wars-themed PlayStation 4 console that will be bundled with Disney Infinity 3.0 and Star Wars Battlefront.
‘Pixels’ Director Chris Columbus on Why Mario Was Cut From the Film
There are a lot of recognizable cameos in Adam Sandler’s Pixels, from 80s video game characters — Paperboy, Q-bert — to actual 80s personalities — Hall & Oates, Madonna. But, for all the cameos that are included in the film, equally as notable was who didn&C…
This ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Super Mario World’ Credits Mash-Up is Insanely Perfect
Game of Thrones has no shortage of parodies, whether by its biggest battle sequences, most horrible deaths, or even just a good lip reading, but this take on the opening credits might be one of the best yet. See Super Mario World tackle Westeros in an epic mash-up of the Game of Thrones credits!
E3 2015: It’s All About Teamwork in ‘Lego Marvel’s Avengers’
Since launching in 2005, the Lego [Insert Video Game License Here] series has stayed true to its roots, while offering incremental improvements with every iteration. The earliest games relied heavily on sight gags, while later additions were able to incorporate full voice over tracks to great effect…