G.I. Joe And Transformers Crossover? The Producer Tells Us How It Could Happen

By:  Eric Eisenberg Part of the joy of playing with toys and action figures as a kid was having characters cross pop culture universes. X-Wing pilot Luke Skywalker fit surprisingly well in the model Batmobile I had growing up, and Spider-Man regularly teamed up with the Power Rangers to take down evil. It was a blast to stretch the boundaries of imagination beyond copyright laws and … Continue reading G.I. Joe And Transformers Crossover? The Producer Tells Us How It Could Happen

Ubisoft Toronto collaborating on next Assassin’s Creed

By:  Martin Gaston Splinter Cell: Blacklist developer Ubisoft Toronto has already begun working with other Ubisoft studios on the next Assassin’s Creed title, which is due after this year’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Ubisoft Toronto studio manager Jade Raymond confirmed the news to Polygon and teased that the developer has five projects ready to go after shipping Splinter Cell: Blacklist in August. “We have two big collaborations coming … Continue reading Ubisoft Toronto collaborating on next Assassin’s Creed

James Spader Joins Meryl Streep And Hilary Swank In Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman

By:  Eric Eisenberg Daniel Day-Lewis was unquestionably brilliant in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln (and has the Academy Award to prove it), but James Spader and Tommy Lee Jones certainly did everything in their power to steal the spotlight from him in the movie. The two veteran actors brought some much-welcomed comedic relief to the largely-serious, political drama about a crucial time in our nation’s history, and truly brought to life two … Continue reading James Spader Joins Meryl Streep And Hilary Swank In Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman

New Atelier title out in Japan on June 27

By:  Jonathan Toyad Gust and Tecmo Koei announced in a recent issue of Japanese magazine Dengeki PlayStation that it will be releasing a new Atelier title in Japan this year, exclusively for the PS3. The new title is called Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky, and it will be out on June 27 in Japan. The RPG begins right where the previous game, Atelier Ayesha: … Continue reading New Atelier title out in Japan on June 27

Harry Potter’s Richard Griffiths Dies At 65

By:  Katey Rich Richard Griffiths, famous to audiences around the world as Harry Potter’s ghastly Uncle Vernon Dursley, has died at the age of 65. His part in the Harry Potter franchise, like it was for so many great British actors, was just a capstone on a long and hugely varied career, including a stint opposite Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe, in Equus onstage. Radcliffe paid tribute to Griffiths in … Continue reading Harry Potter’s Richard Griffiths Dies At 65

Production on new Tomb Raider film to begin ‘immediately’

By: Eddie Makuch James Bond studio MGM has acquired the film rights to Tomb Raider and will develop a new film based on the franchise, the company has announced. As previously revealed, the movie will be made in partnership with GK Films, the company behind the Oscar-winning filmsThe Departed and Argo, and is expected in 2013. It appears MGM and GK Films are looking to make multiple movies based on Tomb … Continue reading Production on new Tomb Raider film to begin ‘immediately’