Month: April 2013

Gears Of War Movie Back In Development


By: Sean O’Connell Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but Hollywood appears ready to move forward with an adaptation of the third-person shooter game Gears of War, with Scott Stuber on board to produce and guide the film through production. Why am I being such a naysayer about a Gears of War movie? Probably because we first wrote about the possibility of a Gears adaptation back in 2007, with follow ups in 2008, 2010 and2012 … all of which managed to go nowhere. This time might be different. At least, we []

Paradox Endings may influence the story of Lightning Returns


By: Ehren Rivers A few weeks ago the website FFDream got to send someone over to Japan for a live interview with Motomu Toriyama and Yoshinori Kitase about several upcoming games, including Lightning Returns. Their team got to ask seven questions about Lightning Returns, two of which were questions we all already know the answers to (Why do you only play as Lightning, is this really the last Lightning Saga game) but the rest contained some brand new information. FFDream: Did you think []

5 ‘Once Upon A Time’ Finale Spoilers!


By: Jarett Wieselman | ET Online With titles like Second Star to the Right and And Straight On ‘Til Morning, Once Upon A Time fans have been buzzing that the final two episodes of the season would introduce, at long last, Peter Pan and Neverland. Something ABC semi-confirmed this morning when they released the opening act of next Sunday’s penultimate episode [watch that here] where young Baelfire meets Wendy Darling … in Victorian England! The sneak peek also introduces an intriguing new entity known as The Home Office, a mysterious []

Respawn’s first game an always-online Xbox 720 exclusive?


By:  Eddie Makuch The first information about Respawn Entertainment‘s debut effort may have been exposed. Several sources have told Kotaku that the studio’s first game will be a multiplayer-focused, always-online Xbox 720 exclusive. A version may also release for Xbox 360, but iterations for PlayStation and Nintendo consoles are not in the cards, one source said. Call of Duty studio Infinity Ward founders Jason West and Vince Zampella created Respawn Entertainment in 2010 afterActivision fired them, claiming insubordination. The studio’s first game will be published by Activision []

‘Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters’ casts Olga Kurylenko as headmistress


By:  Jen Lamoureux (@jenlam26) Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters is moving quickly with Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, and Danila Kozlovski already in fight training. Now they have cast Olga Kurylenko as the headmistress. Olga Kurylenko was recently seen opposite Tom Cruise in Oblivion. According to Deadline, she will be playing Kirova, the head mistress of St. Vladmir’s Academy, a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. As mentioned earlier, Lucy Fry, Zoey Deutch, and Danila Kozlovski will comprise the leads []

Sony: PS4 will have strongest launch lineup in PlayStation history


By:  Eddie Makuch The PlayStation 4 will have the strongest software launch lineup in PlayStation history. That’s according to lead system architect Mark Cerny, who told Gamasutra that this is the result of developers being familiar with the system’s PC-based architecture. “The launch lineup for PlayStation 4–though I unfortunately can’t give the title count–is going to be stronger than any prior PlayStation hardware,” Cerny said. “And that’s a result of that familiarity.” Previously confirmed PS4 launch titles include Killzone: Shadow Fall, Watch Dogs, DriveClub, and Knack. Sony has confirmed the []

Monday Night TV (29 Apr 2013)


Starring: Kevin Bacon, Natalie Zea, Annie Parisse, Shawn Ashmore, Valorie Curry, Nico Tortorella, Adan Canto, Kyle Catlett & James Purefoy In this episode (starting to think I should do spoiler free synopsis’s), Claire has been taken to a lighthouse by Joe and Ryan is trying desperately to get to her, following the breadcrumbs the the final “epic” show down between the two characters. The moment when Joe (James Purefoy) took possession of his kills was truly a powerful moment in the show.  It showed the intensity of his character as well as the insanity []

Unfaithful Director Adrian Lyne To Make His Comeback With Sexy Thriller Deep Water


By: Eric Eisenberg After stepping away from Hollywood for more than a decade, director Adrian Lyne is finally ready to make his big comeback. Deadline is reporting that the filmmaker best known for libidinous titles like 9 1/2 Weeks, Fatal Attraction, Indecent Proposal, Unfaithful and the 19967 remake of Lolita is now set to direct Deep Water, an adaptation of the 1957 Patricia Highsmith suspense novel. The project has actually been floating around Hollywood for a few years now, and previously had Mike Nichols attached to direct. Zach Helm, who previous scripted movies like Stranger []

70 devs working on World of Darkness


By: Eddie Makuch Eve Online studio CCP Games has provided an update on its long-in-development massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Darkness. Massively reports that during the EVE Fanfest 2013 this week, a CCP Games representative revealed that the game remains in pre-production and is being worked on by 70 developers. In 2013, the developer plans to work on the game’s clothing systems and PvE environments, as well as “out-of-game web-based social tools” and art tools and server infrastructure. CCP also showed off some “interesting []

Fast & Furious 6 Writer And Paranormal Activity Producer Team For New Sci-Fi Thriller


By:  Eric Eisenberg One is the producer of the massively successful Paranormal Activity franchise. The other has penned the last three Fast & Furious movies.And now they’re ready to join forces. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jason Blum and Chris Morgan are teaming up to produce a brand new low-budget sci-fi thriller together under their respective Blumhouse and Chris Morgan Productions banners. While larger details about the plot are currently being kept under wraps, the trade says the story will focus on a group of clever students who []