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Two domains for The Last of Us trademarked, point to a film not a game – Rumour

Two domains for The Last of Us trademarked, point to a film not a game – Rumour

It seems that Naughty Dog’s award winning “The Last of Us” may be getting a film adaption two domains, thelastofus-movie.com and thelastofusmovie.net have been trademarked. Obviously, we’re not certain about anything but it seems pretty likely that they’re pointing to The Last of US getting a film version, but after Shenmue 3, I don’t trust anything. Source: Superannutation, Via AllGamesBeta

Gran Turismo movie is based on a true story of a GT fan who became a pro racer

Gran Turismo movie is based on a true story of a GT fan who became a pro racer

Polyphony Digital’s Kazunori Yamauchi has said that the upcoming Gran Turismo movie is based on the real-life story of Lucas Ordonez, an avid Gran Turismo player who later became a professional racer. For those who didn’t know, Ordonez (28), is a Spanish racecar driver who entered the professional racing arena by winning a spot in a PlayStation 3 Gran Turismo competition. He beat 25,000 players and is currently active, recently announcing his plans to race in FIA GT Series and Blancpain Endurance [...]

Assassin’s Creed film being rewritten by The Wolverine writer Scott Frank

Assassin’s Creed film being rewritten by The Wolverine writer Scott Frank

Scott Frank, an Academy Award nominated screenwriter, is currently re-writing the script for the Assassin’s Creed film, he told Creative Screenwriting in an interview. Frank, who co-wrote The Wolverine, is working on a script previously written by play and short film writer Michael Lesslie. “I’m rewriting Assassin’s Creed right now,” Frank said, “and what I love about it is that I’ve never adapted a video game before and it has its own set of challenges.” “Especially in the world of re-writes, I love [...]

Deus Ex movie not a video game movie, but a cyberpunk movie, says co-writer Robert Cargill

Deus Ex movie not a video game movie, but a cyberpunk movie, says co-writer Robert Cargill

In light of the poor track record of video game-turned-movies, co-writer of the Deus Ex movie Robert Cargill has reassured us that the Deus Ex movie won’t be another video game movie. In other words, writers are given more autonomy in writing the film rather than being restricted by the video game series. “It’s not a video game movie, it’s a cyberpunk movie. Eidos Montreal has given us a lot of freedom in terms of story; they want this movie [...]

Assassin’s Creed movie scheduled for 2015

Assassin’s Creed movie scheduled for 2015

A Box Office Mojo posting reveals that 20th Century Fox will release Assassin’s Creed: The Movie on May 22, 2015. The script for the movie adaptation of the popular Ubisoft franchise will be written by Michael Lesslie, writer of the play Prince of Denmark. Prometheus actor Michael Fassbender is set to star in the movie and will also be the co-producer through his production company. It’s not known what role he’ll get to play. Last year, Ubisoft Motion Pictures (set up to [...]

Need for Speed movie begins filming

Need for Speed movie begins filming

A local news report from 13wmaz has confirmed that a movie adaptation of the Need for Speed franchise has begun filming in Macon, Georgia. Developed by Dreamworks Studios, the filming is taking place around a local car wash called Fountain Car Wash and in downtown Macon. Need for Speed is directed by Scott Waugh, and is the story of a local street racer who gets into a partnership with a rich, business-minded associate. However, the racer is framed and ends up [...]

CD Projekt Red sets sights on possible Witcher film and mobile game

CD Projekt Red sets sights on possible Witcher film and mobile game

This document which we found via Blue’s News was translated by a member on the official Witcher forums seems to outline what the company is planning over the upcoming years. We don’t speak Polish, so we can only really go off what the translation tells us: 2013 Open REDkit beta and further support of the modding community  Premiere of the first non-computer game set in the Witcher world (Movie?)  launch of a local branch of CD Projekt RED in the United States, focused on [...]

Analyist cites BioShock Infinite cost at $200Million, refuted by Levine

Analyist cites BioShock Infinite cost at $200Million, refuted by Levine

Unnamed analysts from the NYTimes believe that BioShock Infinite costs $200 million to create, $100M for marketing and $100M for the game development. That’s double what Grand Theft Auto 4 cost, which we believe was until now the most expensive game ever made. Ken Levine, Creative Director of BioShock Infinite tweeted about the rumour saying “200 million for Infinite? Did someone send some checks to the wrong address?” Essentially this means that it’s probably not true. Or, it could mean that Ken Levine doesn’t want people [...]