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The Witcher is getting its own movie

It looks like Geralt is heading for the big screen in 2017, as a movie based on The Witcher series is now in the works. Right now, it isn’t clear if this will be a live action or animated film, but we do know that Polish company, Platige films, will be …

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A Borderlands movie is officially in the works

Although movies based on videogames have a terrible pedigree – thanks Uwe Boll – there are still some properties that have the potential to be great films. Borderlands, with its strange, but familiar-ish world, bombastic setting and excellent writing is one such IP and that’s a good thing, as it’s …

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British music videos to have enforced age ratings

In further measures that are designed to protect children from content that is not deemed suitable for them, the music industry has taken a voluntary step – following advice from the government – to add age-gates to music videos aimed at older viewers. That means that moving forward, British artists …

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Warcraft movie gives Orcs beards

Looking back at the art for the original warcraft games, there was always one defining difference between the forces of humanity and the race of Orcs. No, not the skin colour, we are of course talking about the glorious beards sported by the men-folk; comparatively, the Orcs have baby-smooth faces. …

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Steam is now publishing movies too

While once solely home to some of the latest and greatest games in the world, Valve’s Steam platform has expanded far beyond that in recent years. Along with various forms of software, Valve has also begun selling and distributing documentary films too. And now it’s extending that form of entertainment …

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Indian movie group to stop piracy by not releasing movies

In some strange amalgamation of biting off its ball to take it home and spite its face, an Indian government body called the Tamil Film Producer’s Council, has announced that it plans to halt the release of all movies in the region for three months in an attempt to send pirates out of …

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Sony is currently making a Console Wars movie

A feature film based on the console war between Nintendo and Sega is currently in production at Sony Pictures, the documentary will chronicle the long history between the two companies as well as “the battle that defined a generation”. The film will be based on the book of the same …

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RUSH out to see Rush and you won’t be disappointed

We have been fed a Hollywood diet of ‘New York gets attacked by terrorists and gets saved by a lone hero’ for far too long. As more and more of the big movie franchises gravitate to the same storyline, the world waits for a heroic film which sweeps you up …

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Star Trek flops into the Darkness at cinemas

Given that Star Trek films only come along once every several years, we would love to be able to report that JJ Abrams latest effort was an absolutely stunning piece of original cinema that will be remembered for generations to come. We’d love to. But we can’t. For KitGuru, the …

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Apple staff uncertain about slip in jOBS film roadmap

When we realised that the highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic was running late, we headed down to the nearest Apple store. There can always be a difference between an initial announcement and the actual launch of a product. That’s true for hardware, software and – apparently – films. While the jOBS …

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Would you watch a movie about a video game character?

Of Course

We’ve had movie adaptations of video games before: Silent Hill, Resident Evil, Pokemon, Street Fighter, DOA, Mortal Kombat; and they’re all pretty horrible. However unless you’re a fan of Press Start – and even that’s about a video game-like universe – then you probably haven’t seen a movie about an …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “Analyzing Video Games on the Basis of Film and Literary Criticism (Part 1 of 2)” This post tackles …

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