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Gears of War 3 – Trailer

Posted by LiveFor on April 13, 2010

Due out in April 2011 so a while to go.

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Doctor Who – 4 computer adventure games are part of the series

Posted by LiveFor on April 9, 2010

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games has been produced by a team drawing on the very best talent from TV and gaming. The four interactive episodes are executive produced by Steven Moffat, Piers Wenger, Beth Willis, along with Anwen Aspden (BBC Wales Interactive) and Charles Cecil – one of videogaming’s most revered creators.

The games are being developed by Sumo Digital, one of the UK’s best game designers. Stories and scripts are from Phil Ford (co-writer Doctor Who ‘Waters of Mars’) and James Moran (Severance, Torchwood Children of Earth). The project has been commissioned for BBC Online by the Vision Multiplatform team, headed up by Simon Nelson, and is being driven by BBC Wales Interactive.

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan have been digitally recreated in-game, and have provided full voice-overs. Music has been provided by TV series’ composer Murray Gold. An additional cast will portray original characters and classic enemies.

“Children don’t just watch Doctor Who – they join in. They make up games, invent their monsters, create their own stories,”
says Steven Moffat, Head Writer and Executive Producer, Doctor Who. “Now, there’s something else – now they can be the Doctor in brand new episodes. Doctor Who: The Adventure Games will offer fans of the Doctor a unique opportunity to enter his world, face his challenges and grapple with his deadliest foes.

“By developing these games alongside the new TV series, we’ve been able to weave exciting narrative strands with the very finest game design to create a new kind of Doctor Who, which can be enjoyed by the whole family.”

“There aren’t 13 episodes of Doctor Who this year,” adds Piers Wenger, Head of Drama, BBC Wales and Executive Producer, Doctor Who. “There are 17 – four of which are interactive. Everything you see and experience within the game is part of the Doctor Who universe: we’ll be taking you to places you’ve only ever dreamed about seeing – including locations impossible to create on television.”

Simon Nelson, Head of BBC Multiplatform in Vision, continues: “A few years ago we couldn’t have dreamt of commissioning such an innovative form of drama. By integrating the creation of these ‘interactive episodes’ with the development of the TV series, we’ve been able to create amazing two-hour dramas in which you control the action. We’ve all imagined what it would be like to come face-to-face with some of the universe’s most terrifying monsters – now viewers can find out for themselves.

“Establishing new forms of drama is exactly what the BBC should be doing. By aiming these ‘interactive episodes’ at the broad audience of TV show – unique in British television, in that it encompasses at least three generations – we’re aiming to encourage the family to gather round the PC or Mac in the same way they do the television. Driving computer literacy is a keystone of the BBC’s public service remit and we expect Doctor Who: The Adventure Games to be hugely popular in the homes of Britain this year.

“Only the BBC could produce such an innovative slice of new drama. We’re offering two-hour original Doctor Who episodes to production standards on a par with the TV series, working with the very best creatives within the UK. We’re hugely proud of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games, which will establish new standards in interactive drama and allow families the country over to enjoy Doctor Who stories in unique and innovative ways.”

“Doctor Who: The Adventure Games will offer the chance for Doctor Who fans to visit places they’ve only dreamed off, facing off against monsters they’ve previously had to imagine,” concludes Anwen Aspden, Executive Producer, BBC Wales Online. “Players will visit places which have never been shown on television – and these will go on to define the look and feel of future TV episodes.”

The exact titles of the four free episodes are being kept secret for the time being, but the four original stories will take players on a journey throughout time and space, including one location from the Doctor Who series which has never been seen before on screen. Players will encounter new and original monsters, in stories which form part of the overall Doctor Who canon.

The first episode of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games will be available to download for PC and Mac from the BBC website in June 2010. Its title will be revealed at a special press event on April 21st 2010.

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The perfect use for the iPad

Posted by LiveFor on April 7, 2010

The oversized iPhone that is the iPad, didn’t interest me in the slightest…well okay I would like to use it to read comics, but apart from that who cared.

Now I care. iCade all the way.

Sadly it is but a pipe dream. One of the April Fool remnants of this year that I missed on the day. It would be so good though.

Source: ThinkGeek

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Law Abiding Citizen / Team Fortress mashup

Posted by LiveFor on April 5, 2010

An amazing piece of work here. They’ve taken the Engineer from Team Fortress and put him in place of Gerard Butler in Law Abiding Citizen. Which one do you prefer?



Source: /Film

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Resident Evil: Afterlife – Trailer

Posted by LiveFor on April 3, 2010

A couple of days ago some photos hit for the new Resident Evil film and now there is a trailer.

The film was shot in 3D so should have a better look than the Clash of the Titans remake which was shot in 2D and converted. However, the in the trailer below you can see they’ve gone for lots of deliberate shots of things heading straight at you. Subtle 3D it is not! Still looks as if it will be a lot of fun and if you are a fan of the others you will no doubt enjoy this one.

It is due out on 10th September.

What did you think of the trailer?

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Resident Evil: Afterlife – First photos

Posted by LiveFor on April 1, 2010

Check out the first pics, via MySpace for the new 3D Resident Evil: Afterlife film. This was actually shot in 3D so, if nothing else, the 3D should be sweet. We can see Milla Jovovich and Ali Larter as Claire Redfield in the pics along with one of the beasts of the piece.

The film also stars Spencer Locke, Wentworth Miller, Shawn Roberts, Boris Kodjoe, Kim Coates, Norman Yeung and Kasey Barnfield.

It is due out on 10th September.
In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead leads them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap.

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Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Official Trailer

Posted by LiveFor on March 31, 2010

Check out the trailer for the new video game, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions.

The video game is scheduled for release in September 2010 and will allow players to travel through four different worlds as distinctly different versions of Spider-Man from four universes across Marvel lore, two of which are announced today: The Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man Noir.

As Spider-Man, players will experience a wide variety of gameplay and dramatic environments. The Amazing Spider-Man experience delivers innovative web combat and visuals in a world that pays tribute to the classic era of the legendary Super Hero. In contrast, Spider-Man Noir features a cunning and covert depiction of Spider-Man, who utilizes shadows to perform stealth takedowns in a 1930’s-influenced, black-and-white cinematic environment.

“Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions delivers an original storyline that bridges four unique worlds,” said Rob Kostich, Head of Marketing, Activision Publishing, Inc. “Each action-packed universe will have its own detailed art design and thrilling missions, challenging gamers to use new skill sets to defeat enemies as they unlock powerful new moves and progress through the game.”


Source: CBR

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The Man With the Gun

Posted by LiveFor on March 28, 2010


A tribute to the single strongest theme in the history of gaming: the man with the gun. Song & music by PRESS PLAY ON TAPE.

Games, movies and shows referenced (directly) include: Gunfight, Berzerk, Green Beret, Operation Wolf, Rolling Thunder, Shinobi, Commando, The Invention of Lying, Kabluey, Hitman (the movie), True Blood, Zombie Land, Halo, Halo 3, Army of Two, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Counter Strike, Counter Strike: Source, The Gamer, The Matrix Reloaded, Sherlock Holmes, Ghosts’n’Goblins, Mr. Do, Super Mario, Arkanoid, Elite, Speed Ball 2, Dragon’s Lair, Duke Nukem, Quake 3 (ish), Dig Dug, Spore, The Secret of Monkey Island, Pac Man, Donkey Kong Junior, Gunship, Portal, Guitar Hero, Sing Star, Bejewelled, Solitaire, Day of the Tentacle, Max Payne, Max Payne 2, Half Life, Half Life 2, Tomb Raider, Hitman: Blood Money, Total Overdose: A gun slingers tale in Mexico, Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, Watchmen: The End is Nigh, Freedom Fighters, Limbo, Team Fortress 2, Terminator Salvation (the game), Space Invaders, Populus, World of Warcraft, God of War III, Lost Planet, Far Cry, Time Splitters, Stranglehold, Unreal Tournament (ish), Duke Nukem Forever, Star Wars: Battlefront, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Red Dead Revolver, Call of Juarez, Serious Sam, Hitman: Contracts, Crysis: Warhead, Crysis, Aliens vs Predator (the new game), Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow, Splinter Cell: Conviction, Fallout 3, Killzone 2, Rambo: First Blood, Star Wars – Episode IV: A new hope, Ghost Busters, Borderlands. Phew.

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Kane & Lynch – Jamie Foxx to star opposite Bruce Willis

Posted by LiveFor on March 18, 2010

Jamie Fox is in negotiations to star opposite Bruce Willis in “Kane & Lynch,” a video game adaptation that veteran stunt coordinator and second unit director Simon Crane is helming. THR had the news.

Foxx has been circling the project for a few weeks not but word leaked when Kyle Ward, who wrote the adaptation, tweeted Foxx’s involvement last night.

The game follows Kane (Willis), a death row inmate who, along with a schizophrenic killer named Lynch (Foxx), is sprung by Kane’s former team so that he can retrieve a stolen fortune. Kane travels to Los Angeles, Japan and Cuba, with Lynch acting as the team’s watchdog in order to save his wife and daughter.

Hopefully the film will be better than the game and the two roles are nasty fellas so could have some great scenes for the two to work on.

How do you feel about Foxx being cast as Lynch?

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My Portal Gun finally arrived…not as cool as I thought it would be

Posted by LiveFor on March 9, 2010


A very nicely put together, funny little film.

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