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Devolver Digital Films to release COD documentary in September

Devolver Digital Films has announced its feature-length documentary film around the rise of Call of Duty will release worldwide on major video-on-demand platforms and Steam on September 19th 2017. The 93-minute film, dubbed CODumentary,was written, directed and produced in the UK by Jonathan Beales, and is set to explore how …

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Hinterland’s The Long Dark to receive live-action film adaptation

To celebrate the launch of wintry survival game The Long Dark, which leaves Steam’s Early Access today, developer Hinterland has announced it will be bringing the title to the big screen in the form of live-action film adaptation. The game, which is due to launch on PS4, Xbox One and …

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Call of Duty is getting its own cinematic universe

Activision Blizzard is apparently looking to ape the success of Marvel in its effort to bring video games series Call of Duty to cinema screens. Activision Blizzard Studios co-presidents Stacey Sher and Nick van Dyk described the strategy as a multi-layered, interconnected approach” in an interview with The Guardian. The …

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Report: There could be a Ubisoft Netflix TV show on the way

IP from Ubisoft’s portfolio could be making its way to digital streaming service Netflix. That’s according to a story from Reuters, which says that CEO Yves Guillemot told reporters that the firm was in talks with Netflix over a TV series. Which property is set for the streaming platform is …

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Bethesda not keen on Skyrim or Fallout movie adaptations

It doesn’t sound as if Bethesda will be following the likes of Ubisoft, Activision and Sony into the movie sector. Speaking to Finder, Bethesda’s PR and marketing VP Pete Hines was asked about the possibility of turning IP such as Elder Scrolls, Fallout or Dishonored into motion pictures. We get …

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Warcraft beats Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Chinese box office

The new Warcraft movie may have bothered critics and got off to a weak start in the US, but in China it’s off to a flyer. Eurogamer reports that the Duncan Jones directed flick made $47m in its first day alone in China. This compares to the $22-24 it’s on …

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Report: The Division film staring Jake Gyllenhaal on the way

An Assassin’s Creed film is launching at the end of this year, but it seems another Ubisoft property is getting the silver screen treatment. Variety reports that The Division is coming to cinemas, with Donnie Darko lead Jake Gyllenhaal said to be taking the lead the title. This won’t be …

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A trilogy of Tetris films is on the way

It appears that not one, not two, but three Tetris movies are coming the cinemas in the near future. Deadline reports that the entry in this apparent series is going to cost $80m and is a co China-US production under Threshold Global Studios (Chinese media entrepreneur Bruno Wu and Mortal …

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Nintendo hopes to release a movie in 2-3 years

Mario and Link could be making their way to a big screen near you as early as 2018. Nintendo Life reports that Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has said in a Japanese interview that while the company is still at an early stage in the process, and that no plans have …

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Miyamoto suggests Nintendo movie licensing may be back on the cards

Movies based on brands such as Zelda and Mario could become a reality in the near future. Rumours of growing film aspirations within the walls of Nintendo have been gaining momentum for some time, and now development boss Shigeru Miyamoto has said that Nintendo movies could very much feature in …

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