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Pixels Trailer

Newest trailer for Pixels is gamey


Sort of like how deer meat tastes
May 19
I have a hard time figuring out exactly who Pixels is made for. Is it for the man children that Adam Sandler has spent his entire career trying to sell to, or is it for folks who'd recognize videogames in general? In the same... read
Love letters, memorials, videogames
There are moments of Thank You for Playing that are so painful because the documentary feels so personal. It's about Joel Green, a boy with terminal brain cancer, and how his parents try to cherish the little joys in life whi... read feature

Five Nights Movie

Warner Bros developing Five Nights at Freddy's movie


Apr 08
Every day I get a bit older, and every time something like this happens, that fact really sinks in. In less than a year, Scott Cawthon's Five Night's at Freddy's videogame series (which follows a night security guard watching... read
"Zombies, huh? I had a feeling you'd show up..."
Videogames have had a rough time in cinema. Since videogames are such an interactive medium, a film adaptation always misses out on the intimacy of player involvement or the videogame's story struggles to find an identity in ... read feature

Steven Spielberg to direct Ready Player One


The legendary director will tackle the sci-fi adaptation
Mar 26
The Warner Bros./Village Roadshow adaptation of Ernie Cline's sci-fi novel Ready Player One just got a huge boost in credibility and visibility. Legendary director Steven Spielberg has signed on to helm the video-game fueled ... read
Dead Rising Trailer

Newest Dead Rising: Watchtower trailer is pretty fun, actually


Mar 10
Starring the John Tucker Must Die kid, the AllState guy, and Rob Riggle as the best f**king Frank West possible, Dead Rising: Watchtower looks surprisingly good. With this trailer elaborating on the bits we got from the firs... read

Marion Cotillard joins Assassin's Creed


It's an all-out Macbeth reunion!
Feb 16
Marion Cotillard is set to join Michael Fassbender in the Assassin's Creed movie, according to a Deadline exclusive. We've heard talks and rumours about a live-action adaptation of the best-selling Ubisoft franchise for years... read
Dead Rising Trailer

First teaser trailer for Dead Rising: Watchtower


Jan 23
For a film based off the cheesy Dead Rising videogames going straight to Sony's Crackle streaming service, this doesn't look that bad. Doesn't have enough Frank West covering wars though. Dead Rising: Watchtower is available March 27th.  read
Fox Release Dates

Fox reveals release dates for Gambit, Assassin's Creed and others


Jan 06
As we've covered here before, Fox has been working on an Assassin's Creed film for some time now. Every time we've gotten a release date for it, it either gets pushed back or swept under the rug. I don't want to say that it's... read

First posters for Pixels chomp and blast their way in


Nom, nom, nom. Pew, pew, pew.
Dec 16
Pixels is a strange beast. I'm not sure I should be excited for it or worried about it. In the plus column it is about defending the earth from aliens who have mistakenly assumed our old school videogames are declaration... read
Warcraft

Warcraft movie reveals cast, characters, and two new posters


WAR HUH YEAH WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?
Nov 10
It may have been in a sticky development the last few years (with Sam Raimi leaving the project, Duncan Jones signing on as the new director, and going through a few rewrites), a movie based off one of the biggest videogames ... read
Dead Rising

Rob Riggle is Frank f**king West


Covered wars and such
Oct 21
Remember when I told you all that a movie based on the Dead Rising videogame series was in the works for Sony's Crackle digital service? Yeah, I wasn't thrilled about the concept either, but proving movies work in mysterious ... read

Angry Birds cast announced


People need to not play so much Angry Birds
Oct 01
You weren't excited for it, but some folks out there were. The folks behind the Angry Birds movie set up a challenge to reveal the cast once 1 billion birds were slung in the game. That happened, and now you too can read... read

Tetris is really getting a movie


Cast stands in line, but disappears
Sep 30
Never, ever underestimate Hollywood's love of a brand. They'll take even the most plotless thing in the world and make a movie out of it. Well, now they've found an even more plotless thing. Tetris is getting a movie. No... read

Shadow of the Colossus movie is still a thing, has new director


One day perhaps you will make atonement for what you've done
Sep 04
I'm pretty sure once the Shadow of the Colossus movie is made we'll be repeating that subheader (which is a quote from the game) back at the filmmakers because despite being awesome I fear they will ruin it. Wait, you fo... read
GOG.com movies

GOG.com adds DRM free documentaries to its library


Expands to culturally relevant films
Aug 27
A while back, Valve's Steam service added Indie Game: The Movie to its library. It was an odd choice, and a lot of people expected it might set some kind of precedent. It didn't. Only a couple of other films have been ad... read
Dead Rising

Dead Rising movie gets a director


Aug 21
Wait, did we ever get around to telling you all there's a film based on the almost popular Dead Rising videogames in the works? You think we're ready for the zombie parade again? If there's any good zombie idea, it's how Dead... read

Watch Pierce Brosnan play GoldenEye 007 on the Nintendo 64


Good luck, Mr. Bond
Aug 20
I'm pretty sure everyone who grew up in the 90s either had or knew someone who had the James Bond videogame GoldenEye 007. I literally have two N64 copies of this game. It's probably one of the most popular games of the Nint... read

Images of Hitman: Agent 47 get all bald


Looking a lot like Agent 47 there
Aug 05
The Hitman games make for some pretty easy action fodder, and the movie that released in 2007 based on them wasn't all that bad. It didn't really take off though, so why not reboot! The new Hitman film, Hitman: Agen... read
Last of Us Details

Sam Raimi had to save The Last of Us adaptation from the game's writer


Also, some possible casting news
Jul 25
The Last of Us was a fascinating movie with a not-very-good game attached to it. The narrative and cutscenes told a compelling story that were undermined at every minute by stupid decisions forced onto the narrative by i... read
Pixels

Pixels gets images, also cameos from Pac-Man and Donkey Kong


"Quarters! A million allowances worth of quarters!"
Jul 23
Pixels, a full fledged film adapted from Patrick Jean's short film of the same name, is about a group of folks who are asked to fight an invasion of videogame characters when they mistake arcade machines as an act of war. Dir... read
Space Invaders

Now we're getting a Space Invaders movie


"Invaders! Possibly from space!"
Jul 21
Next up in the long line of turning random properties into movies because sometimes they make money, is Space Invaders. Back when Warner Bros first acquired the rights for a movie adaptation of the Taito arcade game, they tri... read
RE: The Final Chapter

Next Resident Evil film is probably the last one


Probably. Maybe. Possibly.
Jun 18
The Resident Evil series has been a huge moneymaker. Although the original videogame series has been on a decline the last few years (with their parent company Capcom currently under financial duress), the films have made Son... read
Sanic

Sony producing a live action/CG Sonic the Hedgehog movie


It took so much effort not to put a photo of "Sanic" here.
Jun 11
You know how Sega seems to think Sonic the Hedgehog is still cool? Branching into Nintendo games, that Sonic Boom cartoon, and now thanks to Sony, Sonic the Hedgehog is getting a film adaptation. According to THR, Sony (who h... read
Captain Quark is in this, so it's got all of my money already
The internet may have ruined the word "ratchet" for me forever, but I still adore the Ratchet and Clank videogames. I just can't believe something like this exists. Much like Sony's Sly Cooper film, Ratchet and Clank is head... read feature

Street Fightah

You should watch Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist


Indestructible
Jun 04
So apparently Ultra Street Fighter IV Supreme Deluxe Pizza Extra Mushrooms with a Side of Cheesy Sticks released on Xbox and PS3 recently. In celebration of that, Machinima released a line of short films much like that ... read

Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West has an 8-bit game you can play


May 16
A Million Ways To Die In The West, Seth MacFarlane's upcoming Western comedy movie, now has an 8-bit videogame counterpart online at Adult Swim. Perhaps capitalizing on the nostalgically easy-to-die-in games of the 80's 8-bit... read

The Raid 2 Arcade Edition out NOW?


Get 16 Bit
Apr 08
As you may well be aware, The Raid 2 is one of the best action movies of all time, and you can read all about it right here on Flixist! In celebration of the movie's release, some clever marketing teams have put together this... read

New screenwriters of Splinter Cell movie


Triple green goggle movie to start shooting in August
Apr 01
Things seem to be rolling along for Tom Hardy's Splinter Cell film, which has a director, but evidently not a strong enough screenplay. Up in the Air writer Sheldon Turner has come on board to rewrite the screenplay... read

Check it out: female Disney characters redesigned as pixel art Street Fighter characters


Mar 28
Artist and designer Mike V has been making an awesome set of pixel drawings of Disney princesses and other female Disney characters as classic Street Fighter and Capcom fighting videogame characters. From Belle, Jasmine and S... read
Splinter Cell

Splinter Cell adaptation gets Bourne Identity director


Mar 20
The last we heard of Ubisoft and New Regency's Splinter Cell adaptation (back in 2012) it had a writer and Tom Hardy was set to star, and it looks like it's finally moving forward again. The project itself has been in li... read
Needs more speed
Need for Speed is in a tight spot. As a videogame adaptation it not only has to be a well made film, but also needs to please fans of the videogame series. It's got to do an odd little dance where it needs to show just enough... read feature







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