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Fruit Ninja Hooks Up With Pillsbury

by Alex Beanon August 7, 2014
Halfbrick, the makers of the popular fruit slicing video game app, Fruit Ninja, has partnered with Pillsbury to sell Pillsbury’s new Toaster Strudel which Pillsbury is touting as being made with more fruit. The partnership will have Pillsbury sponsoring in-app challenges and players being rewarded with Toaster Strudel coupons or other incentives. The Fruit Ninja-Pillsbury […]
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Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice Release Moves Up Six Weeks

by Alex Beanon August 7, 2014
In non-untitled DC Comic movie-launching news, Warner Bros, not wanting to wait around to get their battle with Disney/Marvel started, has moved the release date of their upcoming “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” – starring Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman – up a month and a half from the previous […]

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Warner Bros To Disney/Marvel – “It’s On!” - Launches Comic Book Movie Onslaught

by Alex Beanon August 7, 2014
Disney/Marvel has pretty much had the comic book superhero movie blockbuster category to themselves for most of the decade so far but Warner Bros has thrown down the gauntlet this week by announcing they will have 13 – count ‘em, 13 – new films over the course of the next five and a half years […]
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Autodesk Launches SketchBook Pro 7

by Alex Beanon August 6, 2014
Digital artists rejoice! Autodesk has launched SketchBook 7 Pro for Windows and Mac, as well as a new membership offering for their digital and painting apps. SketchBook Pro 7 boasts new community-requested features including Perspective Guides with 1 point, 2 point, 3 point, and Fisheye modes; Flipbook mode with animation timeline; a new drawing engine; […]

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Assassin's Creed: Rogue Trailer

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
The trailer for video game “Assassin’s Creed: Rogue” [release date: November 11, 2014] has been unveiled by gammeaker Ubisoft
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Smith Micro Debuts Animation Apps For Unity Game Devs

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
Smith Micro Software has announced new versions of its Poser and Anime Studio software designed to help Unity game developers create and integrate 2D and 3D content directly into their projects. New Poser Pro Game Dev allows content developers to quickly transform high resolution Poser 3D characters into efficient assets suitable for real-time gaming while […]

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Golden Globes Changes Animation Category Rules

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
The Hollywood Foreign Press – which operates the annual Golden Globe Awards – has changed the eligibility rules for its animation categories. The first major rule change was defining what constituted an “animated” movie and the Golden Globes settled on a film having to be at least 75% animated – where “the work is done […]
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Puss In Boots Goes To Singapore

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
In a deal with DreamWorks Animation, Universal Parks Singapore will be debuting a special Puss in Boots-themed rollercoaster and stage show at the theme park. The rollercoaster will be called Puss in Boots’ Giant Journey and involve a magic beanstalk wrapped around a giant castle while the 20-minute stage show will be called “The Dance […]

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Sony Prepping Female Superhero Movie For 2017

by Alex Beanon August 4, 2014
Sony is preparing a female-themed superhero movie with the female superhero expected to come from the Spider-Man universe of characters. Candidates for who that might be range from Black Cat to Firestar to Spider-Woman with no clear-cut favorite at this point. Sony is expecting to have a 2017 release date for their female superhero movie. […]
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Disney Releasing Mary Poppins Legacy Collection CDs

by Alex Beanon August 4, 2014
In time for the 50th anniversary of the film, Disney is releasing the three-disc Mary Poppins Legacy Collection of collectible CDs. The Mary Poppins Collection will consist of more than 2.5 hours of the original soundtrack, demos, newly recorded versions, cast and filmmaker interviews and a 20-page booklet as well as audio of Mary Poppins’ […]