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  1. 'Ratchet & Clank': Video game movie adaptation done right?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... win over filmgoers? After decades of commercial and critical pitfalls when attempting to turn games into movies, Hollywood is trying out a few bold new strategies in an effort to tap the interactive medium for the latest hit movie franchise, ...

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  2. a Ratchet,a a Warcrafta and the new breed of video game moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Day

    ... win over filmgoers? After decades of commercial and critical pitfalls when attempting to turn games into movies, Hollywood is trying out a few bold new strategies in an effort to tap the interactive medium for the latest hit movie franchise, ...

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  3. Hollywood is pushing reset button on video game adaptationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... win over filmgoers? After decades of commercial and critical pitfalls when attempting to turn games into movies, Hollywood is trying out a few bold new strategies in an effort to tap the interactive medium for the latest hit movie franchise, ...

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  4. 5 movie adaptations of video games that might not suckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The London Free Press

    ... awesome films and TV shows can be made from comic books everything from The Avengers to The Walking Dead why does Hollywood have so much trouble adapting good games into good movies? The interactive nature of storytelling in games is fundamentally ...

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  5. Hollywood pushes reset button on video game adaptationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Watertown Daily Times

    From the reviled 1993 live-action rendition of “Super Mario Bros.” to last year's loathed arcade-inspired “Pixels,” big-screen interpretations of games have almost always failed to score with critics and audiences. With four films based on popular interactive series set for release in 2016, could this finally be the year video game movies win over filmgoers? After decades of commercial and critical pitfalls when attempting to turn games into movies, Hollywood is trying out a few bold new strategies in an effort to tap the interactive medium for the latest hit movie franchise, including hiring A-list talent and collaborating more closely with game makers to rework their immersive creations for movie theaters.

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  6. Hollywood pushes reset button on video game filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... win over filmgoers? After decades of commercial and critical pitfalls when attempting to turn games into movies, Hollywood is trying out a few bold new strategies in an effort to tap the interactive medium for the latest hit movie franchise, ...

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  7. Fresno Grizzlies to release more themed jerseys, including Fresno Famous themeRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Art Director Alan Gilmore worked on the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. He talks about the work his team put into creating this world, which is heavy on details. Fans are encouraged to find Easter eggs ...

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  8. Wonder Woman's heart is key to film's successRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Washington Blade

    ... Pingel, who's gay and is now working on books about "The Bionic Woman" and "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century." "Hollywood is so male-dominated, sometimes I think men don't know what to do with her. They have a woman director, though, now [Patty ...

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  9. Silversun Pickups talk about starting their own record labelRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Art Director Alan Gilmore worked on the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. He talks about the work his team put into creating this world, which is heavy on details. Fans are encouraged to find Easter eggs ...

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  10. This indie game is going to shake up the $90 billion video game industryRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... working on each title in studios across the world. Often it's a production with a budget bigger than a lot of Hollywood movies. 2014's Destiny, for example, was estimated to cost around $US500 million ($AU675m) to develop and market. In comparison, ...

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  11. This Week In GamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Nag.blog

    ... I'm still trying to figure out exactly how the Minecraft world and dinosaurs fit together, but it seems Mr Hollywood producer guy has got us covered. French multi-national entertainment giant Vivendi is attempting a "hostile takeover" of Ubisoft, ...

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  12. Pokemon Sun and Moon Hitting Nintendo 3DS in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Wired

    ... just couldn't say no." The fact that Leonardo DiCaprio hasn't won an Oscar is the cruelest joke in the history of Hollywood. It was kind of funny the first couple times he lost, but only because it seemed inevitable that he would one day walk away ...

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  13. Michael Moore Has His Lowest Opening Weekend with - Where to Invade Next'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Breitbart.com

    Michael Moore's latest film Where to Invade Next tanked at the box office this weekend on its way to becoming the lowest-grossing opening weekend of the liberal filmmaker's career. According to the Hollywood Reporter , Where to Invade Next will take in an estimated $933,240 from 308 theaters over the three-day holiday weekend for a per-theater average of just $3,030.

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  14. Kanye West making video game, bummed you aren't applauding enoughRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | Gaming Nexus

    ... at Sony Computer Entertainment? Maybe he talked to Glu Mobile, the people that made his wife's Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game, and maybe Glu was like nahhh . Who knows. I don't think Kanye has the next monster franchise on his hands, but he ...

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  15. This week in games: Assassin's Creed takes a break, Sonic the Hedgehog goes to HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | PC World

    This week was "Everyone holds earnings calls" week in the games industry, meaning games were announced, confirmed, and re-confirmed. Like a new Watch Dogs , if anyone wanted one of those.

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  16. Taylor Swift Helps Shake Glu Mobile Stock Up 30%Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Benzinga

    ... driven by the ongoing traction of our catalog titles, including the continued solid performance of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, Cooking Dash 2016, Racing Rivals and Deer Hunter 2016," stated Niccolo de Masi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ...

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  17. Glu Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Freshnews

    Glu Mobile Inc. , a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015. "Our ability to exceed revenue and EBITDA expectations in Q4 was driven by the ongoing traction of our catalog titles, including the continued solid performance of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, Cooking Dash 2016, Racing Rivals and Deer Hunter 2016," stated Niccolo de Masi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Glu.

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  18. Watch The Danny DeVito And Detective Pikachu Mashup VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    The mashup video featuring Hollywood actor Danny DeVito's voice overlaying the Detective Pikachu game for the Nintendo 3DS has gone viral. The video comes on the heels of a petition with tens of thousands of signatures asking for Nintendo to hire DeVito to voice Pikachu for the upcoming game.

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  19. New Petition Demands That Detective Pikachu Be Voiced By Unexpected CelebrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... features a smart-mouthed Pikachu mirrored after the BBC's newest Sherlock series. Well, gamers are hoping that Hollywood actor Danny DeVito will voice the yellow, electric furball if the game does get localized for a Western release. Game Informer ...

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  20. The Division Season Pass content includes three expansion packs, new gear & eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Echo

    ... Unsurprisingly, analysts called the results "remarkably strong", "better-than-expected", and "solid". Even some of Hollywood's elite chimed in to express their opinions on the diversity at the Oscars - or lack thereof. The awards ceremony, also ...

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