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Microsoft cancels Gore Verbinski's 'Matter' for Kinect

Matter, a Kinect game expected to launch on Xbox Live Arcade in 2013, has been cancelled by Microsoft. It was to be the first game developed in partnership with film director Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, Rango) and Blind Wink Games. "Microsoft Studios is no l...

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Gore Verbinski's 'Matter' coming to XBLA from Blind Wink Games

This E3 brought the announcement of Matter, a new Xbox-exclusive game from the mind of Gore Verbinski, the director of Rango, The Ring, and 75 percent of Pirates of the Caribbean movies. Matter appends a title to the first project from Blind Wink Games, which was formed in partnership with Univers...

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'Matter' for Kinect announced, coming in 2013, Gore Verbinski involved [update: trailer]

Gore Verbisnki's Xbox 360 title, Matter, was just announced during Microsoft's E3 2012 press conference. The trailer showed a personality sphere-like robotic eyeball orb navigating through a maze of shifting metal structures, like some kind of Tron Marble Madness. Matter will launch sometime in 20...

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Verbinski and co. trying to trim BioShock movie budget

Speaking of BioShock, the Gore Verbinski-produced film adaptation of the game is apparently still in the works, despite being halted for budgetary concerns more than a year ago. IGN got word straight from Verbinski: "The problem with BioShock was: R-rated movie, underwater, horror. It's a really ex...

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Variety: 28 Weeks Later director considered for BioShock movie

Variety reports that Universal Pictures is in negotiations with 28 Weeks Later director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo over the position of director for the BioShock adaptation. The project was originally to be directed by Gore Verbinski, who remains a producer on the title, and who set aside plans to dire...

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Verbinski doubtful about BioShock flick, wants to make games

We've been a little doubtful that the BioShock movie would actually get made after it was first announced, but director Gore Verbinski is starting to come around to our way of thinking. Verbinski told the LA Times that he thought the movie could still get made, but likely in a foreign country that ...

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BioShock movie gets budget cut, 'in a holding pattern'

The bad economy just won't stop showing up in our news posts these days. First we get predictions of months of down sales, and now we get news that the Gore Verbinski directed BioShock film adaptation is stuck "in a holding pattern." Variety is reporting that Verbinski and production company Univer...

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BioShock movie in development, Gore Verbinski directing

Looks like the rumor we broke back in January that Hollywood was flirting with the BioShock license was dead-on. Variety reports that Universal has signed a deal to turn BioShock into a movie. Director Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean) will head the project and Aviator writer John Logan...

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DICE 08: Pirates director urges creativity in keynote

While we're often quite protective of our medium – what does some big-shot Hollywood cat know anyways? – Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski delivered a heartfelt keynote speech at this year's D.I.C.E. Summit, asking game designers to "embrace madness" and "to make the suits...

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