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Celebrities in Video Games: 30 Cameos From Big-Name Stars

by Nick Romano December 21, 2012 @ 1:54 PM
Ubisoft/Sony/Activision/Bethesda/Warner Bros.
It's no secret that we at ScreenCrush are big into video games, especially when those video games get turned into movies, like with Deus Ex, Mass Effect, God of War and Need for Speed. But what excites us even more is hearing the voices of famous stars in our favorite games.

Watch Robert Downey Jr.'s 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' Commercial

by Britt Hayes October 29, 2012 @ 2:30 PM
Marvel Studios
Hot on the heels of the David Fincher-produced trailer for the new 'Halo' game, Guy Ritchie has stepped into the video game arena with the debut of his commercial for 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II,' featuring an all-too-brief cameo from Robert Downey Jr.

'Mass Effect' Movie Pushes Ahead With New Writer

by Nick Romano October 25, 2012 @ 12:45 PM
Electronic Arts
'Mass Effect 3,' the immensely popular third installment of the video game series, sold about 1.3 million copies across all gaming platforms within its first month and quickly became the year's bestselling video game. So it only makes sense that Legendary Entertainment would want to adapt this hit video game for the big screen. The studio first picked up the rights to the project back in 2008, but now they're finally moving forward with it, having picked up a new writer to pen the script.

'God of War' Movie: What Can We Expect From the Adaptation?

by Eric Walkuski August 31, 2012 @ 10:10 AM
Flickr, ShaneWarne
'God of War,' Sony's Greek epic game for the Playstation, is one of the more ambitious video games attempting to transition from the console to the big screen. Aiding that transition will be screenwriters Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton, who have toiled away in the horror genre for many years in the service of films like 'Saw' (they penned parts IV through VII) and 'Piranha' (they gifted us with 'Piranha 3DD'). Naturally, they won't be taking their duties with 'God of War' lightly, and the duo recently gave IGN a few morsels of information regarding their work on the project.

'Pacific Rim' Writers Could Bring Sony's 'God of War' to the Big Screen

by George Roush July 10, 2012 @ 8:30 PM
Sony Computer Entertainment
'God of War' is one of the most popular franchises on the Playstation gaming system. The story of Kratos and his long standing battle against the gods of Olympus is awesome and a lot of fun to play. And now it looks as if the big screen adaptation that has been talked about for years is finally going to happen.

Michael Fassbender to Play Our Favorite Cloaked Killer in 'Assassin's Creed' Adaptation

by Nick Romano July 9, 2012 @ 10:30 AM
Stuart Wilson, Getty Images/Ubisoft Entertainment
Gamers will be delighted to hear that the popular Assassin's Creed franchise that follows the elusive killer Desmond Miles is getting some big screen time in a new movie adaptation. If that weren't news enough, Michael Fassbender will be trading in his Magneto helmet for a cloak to star in said film. But the question now is, will he be our Desmond?