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Disney taps Kinect 2.0 for kid-focused promotional campaign

Alongside its latest Cars spinoff, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Disney plans to unveil a promotional campaign powered by Microsoft's Kinect 3D camera peripheral. According to Dan Radford, head of digital marketing at Disney's UK office, the campaign will allow two children to control their own...

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Report: Thief movie under way from Vertigo, Prime

A Thief film is in development from Vertigo and Prime Universe, Hollywood news site Tracking Board reports. Adrian Askarieh and Roy Lee, two of the people behind film adaptations of Deus Ex and Minecraft, are tagged to produce. There's no extra juice to the report, but we can imagine what a...

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Bayonetta anime coming to North America courtesy of Funimation

If October's Wii U debut of Bayonetta 2 just isn't enough sexy witch for your tastes, you'll be pleased to learn that Funimation has signed an agreement to release the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate anime feature film in North America. Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is based on Platinum Games' critically...

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Dead Rising to become straight-to-Crackle movie

Legendary Digital Media plans to produce a feature-length film based on Capcom's Dead Rising series, Variety reported. The movie will stream via Sony's Crackle channel, an app available via many game consoles and devices. Lorenzo di Bonaventura, producer of the Transformers films, will serve as...

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Video Games: The Movie finds publisher, release date

Following a controversial, yet undeniably successful crowdfunding campaign, Video Games: The Movie has been picked up for theatrical distribution in North America on July 18. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Variance Films will distribute the film to theaters, though its initial debut...

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Barely Related: Star Wars puts Harrison Ford in the hospital

So that was E3. The week was wild for everyone at Joystiq, but now it's time to take a step back and look at some news that isn't within the confines of the gaming industry. Cheers! Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday Saturday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that...

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Watch PlayStation's E3 2014 conference on the silver screen

Sony is looking to grab additional eyeballs by broadcasting its E3 2014 press event to more than 40 movie theaters in the U.S. and Canada. The "PlayStation E3 Experience" on the silver screen will include a special 30-minute show after the press event hosted by Geoff Keighley, featuring extended...

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Duncan Jones: Filming on Warcraft is now complete

Though it won't hit theaters until March of 2016, director (and David Bowie progeny) Duncan Jones has announced that filming on the World of Warcraft movie adaptation is now complete. "Final day on Warcraft now officially... wrapped!! Off to bed for 3 hours before a meeting in the AM....

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Barely Related: Star Wars cast, Doctor Who in Terminator

Good day, you lovely ladies and gents. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gaming news. Think of this as...

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Hollywood production company Lionsgate grows gaming arm

Though best known for the films it produces and distributes - including hits like The Hunger Games - Lionsgate has decided to take a swing at the world of interactive entertainment via a newly-announced gaming division. According to Games Industry, Lionsgate has tapped Peter Levin to lead the...

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