Day: 03/08/2012

Rupert Sanders Still Set To Direct Kristen Stewart In Snow White Sequel

BLOGGERS NOTE: Kristy Puchko is quite the insightful journalist.  I agree with her theories very much. By: Kristy Puchko 2012 was looking to be a major year for Kristen Stewart. Not only is the blockbuster franchise that launched her coming to a frenzy-inducing close with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2, but she was poised to launch a new one with the action-fueled fantasy flick Snow White and the Huntsman. And while the film was critically panned for its bland storytelling, []

Amazing Spider-Man Producer Joins Jumanji Remake

BLOGGER: I agree wholeheartedly with this article. By: Katey Rich Sony is very much putting itself in the remake business, having scored a major success with this summer’s premature reboot The Amazing Spider-Man. They recently put major plans into development to remake Jumanji, the 1995 children’s adventure film boasting early CGI effects that don’t pass muster today. And now, to make that remake possible, they’ve brought in the guy who knows how to do it better than anyone: the producer of The []

Russell Brand Boards Romantic Comedy Cupid

By: Eric Eisenberg Earlier this week it was announced that Russell Brand would play Pierre Pierre for director Larry Charles’ next project and now there’s word that Warner Bros. has brought the British comedian on-board to play Cupid. The project was pitched by Joe Nussbaum, who last directed the 2011 Disney film Prom, and Brand is not only attached to star but he will also serve as a producer. The romantic comedy, according to Variety, will follow Cupid, the Roman god of []

Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel launching March 2013

By: Eddie Makuch The next entry in the Army of Two franchise will be on store shelves next year. Electronic Arts announced Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel today, slating the game to arrive for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 during March 2013. A co-op shooter developed by Dead Space studio Visceral Games and running on DICE’s Frostbite 2 game engine, The Devil’s Cartel is aimed at "resetting" and "refreshing" the franchise. In the game, players will find themselves in Mexico, []

Sony’s game division loses $45 million

BLOGGERS NOTE: Sony is a bunch of dummies, they aren’t covering their costs, and in this economy, and after taking backwards capabilities and memory card ports away from the PS3, they have dug themselves into a whole.  And the PS Vita, graphics aren’t that much better than PSP.  They should have done what Nintendo did: 3D special effects.  Come on Sony, use your heads! By: Eddie Makuch Sony’s game division posted an operating loss of ¥3.5 billion ($45 million) for the company’s []

GameStop defends used prices

By: Eddie Makuch GameStop has spoken out to defend its used product prices. Divisional vice president of refurbishment John Daugherty told GameSpot at a media event at the firm’s refurbishment center in Grapevine, Texas last week that if consumers saw what happens behind the scenes, they would understand why GameStop charges what it does for used products. "[The refurbishment process] does have a cost to us, which is kind of the behind-the-scenes thing that the consumer never gets to see," Daugherty said. []

Capcom ‘favorably considering’ Dragon’s Dogma sequel

By: Eddie Makuch It continues to sound as though Capcom will make a sequel to May’s action role-playing game Dragon’s Dogma. Capcom today published highlights from an investor question and answer session during which the company said the sales success of Dragon’s Dogma warrants more games in the series. "Dragon’s Dogma was a bigger-than-expected hit domestically, while overseas, it was slightly below our initial forecasts. However, in both domestic and international markets, unit sales increased with a steady expansion of repeat sales," []