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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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Sandler movie Pixels pits aliens against arcade champions next summer

Pixels, the Adam Sandler action comedy that's taking 1980s gaming classics and giving them the big screen treatment, is coming to cinemas on May 15, 2015, Variety reports. Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage also features, while veteran director Chris Columbus will oversee filming, which is due to...

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Gears of War, Fable and Forza fair game for TV shows

Having announced its first lineup of Xbox Originals, a brand of exclusive television shows made for Xbox platforms, Microsoft is highlighting Gears of War, Fable and Forza Motorsport as potential sources slash victims of adaptation in the future. Speaking to press in San Francisco last week,...

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Xbox Originals TV to fill the gaps between game launches

Xbox has a place for original television, wedged somewhere between major game releases. Of course, we can't get away with just calling it television - Xbox Entertainment Studios is making "premium television experiences," said president Nancy Tellem, who joined Microsoft in 2012 after heading up...

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Control Hulu on consoles from the comfort of your mobile device

Because remote controls are so 2008, those who own an iOS or Android mobile device, along with a PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, will now be able to control Hulu Plus on their console of choice directly from the service's mobile app. [Image: Hulu Plus]...

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