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Uncharted hero Nathan Drake will officially make his silver screen debut on June 10, 2016, according to Sony Pictures. According to Deadline, that release date was originally earmarked for The Amazing Spider-Man 3, but the studio has decided to delay that film to 2018. "June 10 is a great date for...

July 23rd 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Though you'll have to wait until San Diego Comic Con to watch Halo: Nightfall in action, thanks to Variety we can introduce you to the series' protagonist, Agent Locke. According to Variety, Agent Locke is played by Mike Colter, an actor best known for his roles in American Horror Story and The Go...

July 22nd 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Following the 18,000 layoffs Microsoft announced this morning, the tech giant has also confirmed reports that it will be closing its Xbox Entertainment Studios division within the next few months. Though the closure of Xbox Entertainment Studios will drastically reduce Microsoft's plans for origin...

July 17th 2014 at 2:05pm 0 Comments
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Alongside its latest Cars spinoff, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Disney plans to unveil a promotional campaign powered by Microsoft's Kinect 3D camera peripheral. According to Dan Radford, head of digital marketing at Disney's UK office, the campaign will allow two children to control their own anima...

July 15th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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A Thief film is in development from Vertigo and Prime Universe, Hollywood news site Tracking Board reports. Adrian Askarieh and Roy Lee, two of the people behind film adaptations of Deus Ex and Minecraft, are tagged to produce. There's no extra juice to the report, but we can imagine what a Thief...

July 9th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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If October's Wii U debut of Bayonetta 2 just isn't enough sexy witch for your tastes, you'll be pleased to learn that Funimation has signed an agreement to release the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate anime feature film in North America. Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is based on Platinum Games' critically belov...

June 21st 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Legendary Digital Media plans to produce a feature-length film based on Capcom's Dead Rising series, Variety reported. The movie will stream via Sony's Crackle channel, an app available via many game consoles and devices. Lorenzo di Bonaventura, producer of the Transformers films, will serve as De...

June 20th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Following a controversial, yet undeniably successful crowdfunding campaign, Video Games: The Movie has been picked up for theatrical distribution in North America on July 18. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Variance Films will distribute the film to theaters, though its initial debut comes...

June 18th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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So that was E3. The week was wild for everyone at Joystiq, but now it's time to take a step back and look at some news that isn't within the confines of the gaming industry. Cheers! Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday Saturday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we...

June 14th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony is looking to grab additional eyeballs by broadcasting its E3 2014 press event to more than 40 movie theaters in the U.S. and Canada. The "PlayStation E3 Experience" on the silver screen will include a special 30-minute show after the press event hosted by Geoff Keighley, featuring extended v...

May 28th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Though it won't hit theaters until March of 2016, director (and David Bowie progeny) Duncan Jones has announced that filming on the World of Warcraft movie adaptation is now complete. "Final day on Warcraft now officially... wrapped!! Off to bed for 3 hours before a meeting in the AM. Goodnight/go...

May 24th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Good day, you lovely ladies and gents. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gaming news. Think of this as your...

May 2nd 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments