Video Games

‘Payday 2’ Tie-In to Transform ‘Hardcore Henry’ from Figurative to Literal Video Game

by Charles Bramesco March 29, 2016 @ 10:17 AM
STX Entertainment
As for whether it’s the best or the worst, audiences’ mileage has varied wildly, but Hardcore Henry is certainly the most unusual action flick set for release this year. The upcoming thriller centers on a Six Million Dollar Man-type who awakens from...

Need Someone to Blame for No 'BioShock' Movie? Blame 'Watchmen'

by Nick Romano March 13, 2013 @ 1:54 PM
Irrational Games/Paramount Pictures
If you were to make a list of the top video games you'd most want to see as movies (which we did), chances are BioShock would be in the mix (which we also included). Some fans will recall that one film adaptation was in the works back in 2008, but ultimately fizzled out and is now officially dead. If you're still not over this heinous crime and need someone or something to put the blame on, set your targets on... Zack Snyder's 'Watchmen'?

'Tomb Raider' Reboot: How Closely Will It Follow the New Game?

by Eric Walkuski March 5, 2013 @ 9:35 AM
Crystal Dynamics
Today sees the release of the new and improved Lara Croft. Crystal Dynamics' Tomb Raider is a reboot of the enduring character, introducing a 17-year-old Croft to a new generation of gamers. And so it's only natural that an upcoming film reboot is being mapped out and will closely follow the game's lead; it has been revealed that the producers of the game and the film will collaborate on the upcoming project.

'Need for Speed' Exclusive: Dominic Cooper on His "Detestable" Character and the "Stunning" Film

by Nick Romano March 1, 2013 @ 2:07 PM
Film District/EA Games
To the delight of car-racing gamers, 'Need for Speed' will be among the next phase of games getting the big-screen adaptation. The project was announced a while ago with 'Breaking Bad' star Aaron Paul attached as the lead. Aside from the already filled-out cast, 'Need for Speed' details have been scarce as of late, so we chatted briefly with Paul's co-star Dominic Cooper while he was promoting the upcoming 'Dead Man Down' to get the latest info.

New Batman Movie? Is Warner Bros. Already Prepping for a Reboot?

by Nick Romano January 14, 2013 @ 9:30 AM
Warner Bros.
If there's one thing we've learned from George Clooney, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, Adam West and Christian Bale's runs at Batman, it's that the Dark Knight will never die. Though, now that Bane has come and gone, and Bale's Bruce Wayne is enjoying retirement with Anne Hathaway's Catwoman, what's next for the Bat? Will Joseph Gordon-Levitt take over superhero duties for a new franchise of films like we all might secretly want?

'Call of Duty' Movie Probably Won't Happen -- Ever!

by Nick Romano January 10, 2013 @ 1:00 PM
It's no secret we're pretty big into video games and the whole idea of bringing some of the fan favorites to life on the big screen. With Ghost Recon, Assassin's Creed, Splinter Cell, Deus Ex, Need for Speed and God of War as the latest ones to start preliminary motions for their companion movies, we still have our own list of bestsellers we'd like to see join in on the action, one of which is definitely Call of Duty. However, if you're holding out to see this particular video game hit theaters, you might be waiting for a real long time... like, forever!