Splinter Cell Gets a Director

While Need For Speed didn’t take off at the box office, we’re still hoping there will be a big video game movie that will turn the genre around, and we think this could happen pretty soon. In fact, one movie that has a lot of promise, Splinter Cell, just secured a director, and he’s an interesting choice. 

Why Video Game Movies Still Aren't Cutting It

Another video game movie comes out, Need For Speed, and guess what? It got tepid reviews and box office. It’s sad to say this is no big news flash, and we’re probably still a few years away from the video game movie that could finally turn things around.

Official Need For Speed Reviews Are In

So the movie version of Need For Speed is about to be unleashed in the world, and finally the official reviews are in. The verdict? 

About That Need For Speed 3D Conversion...

We just reported on TGD that Need For Speed, the upcoming big screen game adaptation, will be converted to 3D. This was a last minute decision, because the movie’s coming out on March 14, and the timing has us wondering. Is the studio desperate? Are they hoping a 3D conversion will make more money overseas?

Need For Speed Gets a Last Minute 3D Conversion

We at TGD are not totally sold on Need For Speed, but we’re going to be watching the movie’s progress because it’s a major video game adaptation, and we’re wondering if there will ever be a good video game movie down the road. We’re not sure Need For Speed is going to be it, but if the movie’s alright, it could be a start.

Can Need For Speed Go Beyond the Game?

There’s a new era of video game movies coming, and we’re hoping they will turn the genre around, much like X-Men turned around the comic book film. We think there could be a great video game movie down the road, but we’re not sure Need For Speed’s going to be it. 

Will Audiences Have Any Need For Speed?

We’re still a ways away from a truly great video game movie, if it’s ever going to arrive, and good, bad, or indifferent, the big screen adaptation of Need For Speed is arriving in theaters this March.

Need for Speed trailer is here: video game movie crapola

Where do we begin to catalog the horribleness of this concept. How about, Aaron Paul is not a leading man in any shape or form? Or, the trailer screams, Nooooo! Not another movie based on a video game with no plot? Epid fail predicted. Press play and unleash hell upon your eyes.

Ubisoft moves forward with Ghost Recon film

We recently reported that Ubisoft is developing several game adaptations in house, which are then being shopped around to the major studios.

EA peddles $100 Need for Speed car

Does anyone remember the good old days when Electronic Arts (EA) actually made really cool games and didn't try to appeal to the lowest common denominator?

Nvidia's GTX 480 takes center stage at Pax East 2010

Nvidia kicked off day one of Pax East 2010 by launching its next-generation GTX 470/480 in front of a packed and excited audience.