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Generation Media: Why cinema is ‘vital’ for games marketing

As the dust settles on another explosive E3 show, the latest titles appear to be capturing the hearts and minds of generations X, Y and Z more than ever.  The way in which gaming advertisers are now reaching these adapting audiences is substantially evolving, especially in video. However, as the …

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VIDEO: The Ratchet and Clank movie has its first trailer

You can get your first taste of the upcoming film based on Insomniac Games’ Ratchet and Clank franchise. The cinematic adaptation of the PlayStation IP is due out in April of next year and includes the voice acting talents of Sylvester Stallone, John Goodman, Paul Giamatti, Bella Throne and Rosario …

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Margin Makers: Guide to video game movies

The summer movie season is in full swing, meaning cinephilic gamers will be settling down with popcorn and the latest flick. MCV checks out the games that made it to the silver screen No longer are video games merely described as having ‘cinematic qualities’ – many of the industry’s biggest …

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There’s going to be a Football Manager film

Football Manager is certainly an iconic brand in the video games sector, and now the IP is about to make its cinematic debut. An Alternative Reality: The Football Manager Documentary is described by Sports Interactive as a feature length film examining the game’s impact on the beautiful game itself. It …

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Sonic is racing on to movie screens

Sony Pictures Entertainment has teamed up with Sega-owned film production company Marza Animation Planet to develop a Sonic the Hedgehog movie. The film, based on the hit video game property, is set to be a mix of CG-animation and live action and will be written by Evan Susser and Van …

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VIDEO: Dark Souls II TV ad is… musical

Namco Bandai has released its TV and cinema ad for upcoming action RPG Dark Souls II. The one minute short is set to the recognisable track Where Is My Mind by Pixies. As you might expect, the live action trailer involves lots of death in the face of insurmountable odds. …

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VIDEO: Sly Cooper film pencilled in for 2016

Sucker Punch’s iconic PlayStation IP Sly Cooper is getting the big-screen treatment. Sony has teamed up with Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment for the project, which is due for release in 2016. The film’s Facebook page describes it as a kinetic and comedic heist film”. Don’t forget that before Sly’s …

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Koch plans 15 to 25 cinema releases every year

Forget games – Koch Media wants to make 30m a year from the cinema. The firm began distributing movies earlier this year, and has started well with Richard Gere flick Arbitrage generating 1.5m and Red Dawn returning 1m at the box office. But this is just the start, says Koch’s …

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Resident Evil 6 to land in cinemas September 2014

Sony Pictures and Screen Gems have confirmed that Resident Evil 6 is on the way and will be in cinemas on September 12th2014. There has been no confirmation that Milla Jovovich will return as Alice or that Paul W.S. Anderson will be back in the director’s chair. The box office …

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007 Legends targets 5m cinema-goers

A new James Bond film is not the spy’s only adventure this month. Skyfall arrives on October 26th, but Activision is determined to remind everyone that the spin-off 007 Legends game hits PS3, 360 and PC too on October 19th. A Wii U version of the game is also on …

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