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Variety: Konami wants to play a game, picks up Saw rights

Variety's sources are claiming that Konami has picked up the rights from Lionsgate to publish games based on the Saw movies. The publisher allegedly nabbed the rights following the closure of previous rights owner Brash Entertainment. Licensed game aficionados -- there have to be some of you out t...

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Bloody Disgusting: Saw on the hunt for new publisher

Despite what we've heard before, it appears that a video game adaptation of gorenography hit Saw wasn't quite done enough to be finished up before developer Brash collapsed in on itself like a beautiful, dying star. Horror site Bloody Disgusting says that the game, which was close to completion, i...

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Brash layoffs result from 'tough economic landscape' [update]

Several weeks after another Brash Entertainment co-founder bolted and CEO Mitch Davis admitted his company had been "overly ambitious" in its first year, the publisher of really bad movie-based games has laid out a new "strategic cost reduction plan." Uh-oh, that sounds like ... you've got it: Layo...

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Horror filmmakers try hands at comedy on Xbox Live

Inside every horror filmmaker lurks a budding comedian struggling to claw its way out, showering the audience with the goo inside. At least that's Microsoft's hope, as this week the company tapped a handful of directors, known for creeping us out in films like Hard Candy and Friday the 13th, to cr...

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Dead Space trailer by Saw director James Wan

Splat Pack member James Wan is the director of the pre-E3 Dead Space trailer. The atmosphere and style of Wan's most famous flick Saw is evident in the video, with protagonist Issac Clarke docking the spaceship USG Ishimura after a distress call only to find the crew a bit ... changed. Th...

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Saw director takes a stab at Dead Space with 'Loved Ones' trailer

Electronic Arts knows the secret to grabbing attention in the maelstrom of media released in the days leading up to E3 -- get a big shot director of actual motion pictures to compose a trailer for your title using in-game footage. Splatter film enthusiasts may recognize the big shot in question: Ja...

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Counting Rupees: GTA IV vs. Iron Man

Each week Jeff Engel and Geoff Brooks contribute Counting Rupees, a column on the business behind gaming: According to several "analysts" last week, the successful launch of Grand Theft Auto IV threatened to sink the box office returns for Iron Man. The thinking went that since the game and the ...

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GDC08: Zombie named as Saw game developer

Ok, we don't mean to be cynical. A Saw game does have a lot of potential and Brash Entertainment has seen fit to give the movie license to next-gen newcomer Zombie, the studio behind America's Army. We're interested how the game will stack up to other games like Barbie Horse Adventures and... oh wa...

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GDC08: Saw game to be developed by Zombie

Brash Entertainment was promoting some of the movie based licenses in their pipeline yesterday and, unsurprisingly, they discussed one of their biggest guns, a game adaptation of the Saw horror series. Brash's co-founder Mitch Davis let slip that the game (reportedly headed for PS3 and Xbox 360) i...

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Saw franchise spawns one bloody video game

Wanna play a game? Well, that's exactly what Brash Entertainment is asking as they just announced a brand new game based on the Saw movie franchise. Saw (the video game) will have its own unique story based in the Saw universe as Brash works closely with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures to make it oh ...

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