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After Nine Years, No More Ambulance Said The NFL

by Alex Beanon March 13, 2014
Nowadays, when a player gets seriously injured in a professional football game, they typically haul him off on the back of a de-humanizing cart – but back in 1992 on the Madden NFL video game, they brought an ambulance on the field…which also ran over players on the way to the injured player. It was […]
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Titanfall Plays Asteroids

by Alex Beanon March 12, 2014
As part of the marketing campaign for the “Titanfall” video game, the Titanfall character has been inserted into various old school arcade games including the venerable “Asteroids”…

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Screen Gems Finds The Last Of Us

by Alex Beanon March 6, 2014
Sony PlayStation 3 video game hit “The Last of Us” is set to get the big screen treatment as Screen Gems has announced they will distribute a feature film adaptation of the video game. Creative directors from gamemaker Naughty Dog will join noted film director Sam Raimi to create the big screen version of the […]
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Mister Mxyzptlk Is Bringing Some Erin Go Bragh To DC Universe

by Alex Beanon March 5, 2014
If you have achieved Level 10 status, then you can expect a visit from Mister Mxyzptlk for the next few days. The annual St. Patrick’s Day event on DC Universe Online returns with Mister M and that means you can talk to him in your HQ while trying to locate new style and pub items […]

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Minecraft Building Toward Big Screen Debut

by Alex Beanon February 27, 2014
One of the most popular video games on the market, “Minecraft”, will be getting the feature film treatment as Warner Bros. announced they purchased the film rights and intend to make a live-action feature film based on the video game where players create worlds of their own out of cubes. “Minecraft” is expected to have […]
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Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Trailer

by Alex Beanon February 14, 2014
There’s nothing deadlier than a dolphin – as you will soon find out in this trailer for the upcoming Xbox One video game [release date: February 25, 2014 in North America and two days later in Europe] “Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare”…

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We Are About To Enter A World Of Speed

by Alex Beanon February 10, 2014
The racing-themed video game industry mostly consists of three highly recognizable franchises [Gran Turismo, Forza Motorsports and Need For Speed] but a new contender has entered the fray – “World of Speed”. The racing MMO is the creation of a former “Need For Speed” game developer and will make its debut on PC later this […]
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Sony Finds Director For Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune

by Alex Beanon February 5, 2014
Three years after having lined up director David O. Russell [“American Hustle”] along with actor Mark Wahlberg in the lead role for the feature film version of the popular Naughty Dog video game “Uncharted”, Sony has instead lined up director Seth Gordon [“Identity Thief”] for the revamped version but the lead role of Nathan Drake, […]

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Another “Sonic Boom” In 2015 For PS4, Xbox One and WiiU?

by Alex Beanon February 3, 2014
We already know Sonic the Hedgehog is coming to Cartoon Network this autumn with “Sonic Boom” but a sign at a Nuremberg [Germany] International Toy Fair indicates that a new Sonic-themed video game is on its way for the Sony PlayStation4, Xbox One and WiiU formats in 2015 – though gamemaker Sega has made no […]
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The Last Of Us Wins Annie

by Alex Beanon February 2, 2014
In a competitive and crowded field of worthy potential winners, it was Naughty Dog’s “The Last of Us” which came away with the top prize as best animated video game at the 41st annual Annie Awards held by the International Animated Film Association [ASIFA-Hollywood] in Burbank. Earlier in the week, “The Last of Us” had […]