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Disney plans games and movie bundles

Disney Interactive has teamed up with its movie division to launch new video game and DVD movie packs. The publisher is launching three different sets in the UK on Monday, June 27th. The first sees animated movie Tangled combined with its Wii counterpart, while cartoon series Phineas and Ferb will …

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EA: Movie game biz falling apart

Electronic Arts has no desire to return to the games-film licensing business that it once made a fortune from, a key exec at the firm has said. EA Games label president Frank Gibeau told Develop that film licence-based games, such as James Bond and Lord of the Rings, no longer …

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There WILL be a Halo movie

The on-off saga of a potential movie based on the Halo franchise has been reignited once again with a very firm statement from Microsoft’s Frank O’Connor: There will be a Halo movie”. O’Connor was formerly the content manager and front-facing voice of Halo developers Bungie, though now works directly for …

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Spielberg in for Halo movie rights?

It is being rumoured that acclaimed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg could be preparing a swoop for the Halo movie rights, potentially resurrecting what has been a long and turbulent history for the silver screen adaptation of the franchise. Vulture reports that DreamWorks hopes to base its film on the novelisations …

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Brad Pitt tipped for Red Dead film

One the biggest video games success stories of the year could be getting the Hollywood treatment with none other than A-list actor Brad Pitt in the leading role. Rockstar’s Wild West sequel stormed the global video games charts in May, shooting straight to No.1 in the UK and netting a …

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Activision backs Bond to shine

There is no new Bond movie on the horizon, but Activision says it can help plug the gap with two blockbuster Christmas releases. The 23rd Bond movie was postponed indefinitely in April due to uncertainty over the future of film company MGM. But that hasn’t derailed Activision’s plans for the …

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PS3 unveils MUBI movie service

Sony’s video-on-demand offer for PS3 is to get a further expansion with news that SCEE has partnered with online film library service MUBI. The deal will this autumn bring a host of independent, international and classic movie content to the console, with 300 titles scheduled to be available from launch. …

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US: The end for Game Crazy

North American video game retailer Game Crazy is to close, it has been confirmed. The decision comes after parent company Movie Gallery filed for bankruptcy in February of this year – the second time it has done so in the last three years. Over half of Game Crazy’s total of …

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Full Birth of a Spartan trailer goes live

Yesterday you saw the cut-down TV version of Microsoft’s brand new live-action teaser trailer for Halo Reach. Now, courtesy of Kotaku, you can watch the full-length version:

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Avatar most pirated Blu-ray ever

Having only arrived at retail in the UK on Monday, James Cameron’s Hollywood smash Avatar is being described as the most pirated Blu-ray movie of all time.TechRadar reports that numbers from a leading BitTorrent tracker show that the Blu-ray rip was downloaded around 200,000 times in the first four days …

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