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Student film 'Brothers Rapture' revisits BioShock's underwater city

The Brothers Rapture is an upcoming short film put together by a group of Vancouver film students with a bit of Indiegogo funding, and this teaser should give you an idea of what it has in store. Plasmids, audio diaries, and the philosophical battle between art and commerce, oh my!...

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Gaming sexism documentary secures Kickstarter funding

Filmmaker Shannon Sun-Higginson has reached her Kickstarter funding goal for GTFO, an upcoming documentary film that explores the frequent sexism and harassment experienced by women who play video games. Interviewing a variety of bloggers, scholars, and industry figures, Sun-Higginson hopes to...

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Ratchet & Clank movie announced, coming to cinemas 2015

Insomniac Games announced a Ratchet & Clank animated film today, and it's coming to cinemas in 2015. The movie has Insomniac partner up with digital media studio Blockade Entertainment and computer animation company Rainmaker Entertainment, who recently produced 3D CGI flick Escape from Planet...

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Kid Cudi joins cast of Need for Speed movie

Dreamworks' Need for Speed movie is rounding out its cast, adding hip-hop artist Kid Cudi (real name Scott Mescudi) to a lineup including Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots (real name). Paul, who plays the lead in the Need for Speed film, is best known for his role as Jesse in Breaking...

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Ubisoft hires English playwright to pen Assassin's Creed screenplay

The Assassin's Creed movie is getting some backstage class by tapping English playwright Michael Lesslie to adapt the screenplay. Lesslie's previous writing work includes Prince of Denmark, which was performed at the National Theatre in 2012, short films such as Skirt, and an acclaimed adaptation...

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Shadow of the Colossus movie picks up 'Hanna' writer

The film adaptation of Shadow of the Colossus is still chuggin' right along, edging ever closer to becoming either the best or worst thing ever, as is the expected fate of all video game movie projects. The production has added Seth Lochhead to its staff, according to The Hollywood Reporter, who...

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2 Player Productions uploads 'Minecraft: The Story of Mojang' to The Pirate Bay

So, you know how the Minecraft documentary Minecraft: The Story of Mojang premiers on Xbox Live today, and will be available for purchase on DVD tomorrow? Well, that world premier just become a bit less exclusive, as 2 Player Productions has uploaded its film to controversial torrenting destination...

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Kotick on why firing West, Zampella was easy, turning down a CoD film

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick settled a lawsuit with former employees Jason West and Vince Zampella, both now of Respawn Entertainment, in May. Kotick fired West and Zampella in 2010, after learning they were going to bail on their contracts to sign under EA, Kotick said, and from there, his job was...

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution movie picks up 'Sinister' director Derrickson

Scott Derrickson, the director of Sinister and The Exorcism of Emily Rose, will direct and write the screenplay for the Deus Ex: Human Revolution movie, coming from CBS Films. Derrickson is partnering with Sinister co-writer C. Robert Cargill on the Deus Ex screenplay. "Deus Ex is a phenomenal...

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Roger Avary back on Castle Wolfenstein movie

Roger Avary resumed his role as writer and director of the Castle Wolfenstein film adaptation, according to Slashfilm. The film, based on id Software's Wolfenstein series, was first announced in 2007. The film met several bumps along its production course, including a halt due to the Writer's Guild...

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