Mark Wahlberg to Play Nathan Drake in ‘Uncharted’

Written on November 27, 2010 – 1:30 pm | by Joseph |
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Rumors have been circling for  a couple weeks that David O. Russel (I heart Huckabees, The Fighter) was planning to cast Mark Wahlberg in the role of Nathan Drake for the upcoming film adaptation of the hit Playstation 3 series, Uncharted. Marky Mark confirmed that he will be playing Drake and also told IGN that […]

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Trailer Released for the ‘Halo: Reach’ Noble Map Pack

Written on October 25, 2010 – 6:56 pm | by Joseph |
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There is a sweet new trailer for the first downloadable map pack for Bungie’s spectacular, Halo: Reach. The maps look pretty awesome and are sure to offer many more wasted hours in Forge and Theater modes. The ‘Noble Map Pack’ will be available on November 30th. Hit jump to see the trailer. Related Stories:Will The […]

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Redbox to Start Carrying Video Games

Written on October 14, 2010 – 12:28 pm | by Joseph |
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Redbox told IGN that they will start carrying video games nationwide starting this week. They initially began carrying video games in a limited number of locations in August of 2009, but now say Related Stories:

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Valve Announces ‘Dota 2’

Written on October 13, 2010 – 3:10 pm | by Joseph |
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Valve, the people who brought you Left 4 Dead, The Orange Box, and hugely successful hit, Half-Life, announced today they will be publishing a licensed sequel to Dota, or Defense of the Ancients. Dota began as a custom game made in the Warcraft 3 Map Editor years ago. The game is a hybrid of Related […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Campaign Trailer

Written on October 12, 2010 – 3:24 am | by Joseph |
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Treyarch is showing off a new trailer for the upcoming, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and it looks sweet. Black Ops is the 7th game in the franchise and is the first set during The Cold War. Players will travel to various locations including Related Stories:Filmpopper Review: The Dark Knight RisesTim Burton Makes Good Movies Too… […]

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David O. Russell To Write And Direct ‘Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune’ Film Adaptation

Written on October 11, 2010 – 2:04 am | by Seth Quillen |
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David O. Russell (Three Kings) is set to write and direct Columbia Pictures’ Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, an action-adventure based upon the bestselling PlayStation 3 game. Drake’s Fortune follows the adventures of treasure hunter Nathan Drake. So this is what I’m looking for from Russell, Related Stories:Mark Wahlberg to Play Nathan Drake in ‘Uncharted’

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Will The Success Of ‘Halo: Reach’ Finally Get The ‘Halo’ Movie Into Production?

Written on October 6, 2010 – 11:51 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Halo: Reachgrossed $200 million on first day in release last month, making it 2010’s best-selling game. Altogether, Microsoft’s Halo video-game franchise has brought in more than $2 billion world wide. So you’d think a Halo film adaptation would be a lock, Related Stories:‘Jurassic Park IV’ Will NOT Be A Reboot!!! I HopeSteven Spielberg on ‘Indiana Jones […]

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Christopher Nolan Would Like to Make an ‘Inception’ Video Game

Written on September 22, 2010 – 3:27 pm | by Joseph |
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As the game guy here at filmpopper.com, and the designated Nolan fanboy, this has me quite excited. Having already made $753 Million to date, the fantastic heist thriller Inception, is releasing this weekend in Italy, the films last major international release. Christopher Nolan tellsVariety: “We are looking at doing is developing a videogame based on […]

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Halo: Reach Metareview

Written on September 13, 2010 – 10:00 am | by Joseph |
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Well the reviews are in and it certainly seems that Bungie’s final effort with the Halo franchise is something special. Though not receiving perfect score across the board, the numbers are very high and it semms Bungiet certainly had fans of the series in mind. Bungie, now signed with Activision, will be moving on to new things as […]

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‘Starcraft 2’ Sells 3 Million Copies in One Month, Breaks Records

Written on September 1, 2010 – 3:35 pm | by Joseph |
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Today, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc, announced that Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty, has sold over 3 Million copies, making it the fastest selling real-time strategy game in history. Blizzard Entertainment says the game sold upwards of 1 million copies on its first day, making it the top selling PC game of 2010.  It went on  to sell […]

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XBOX Live Price Going Up

Written on August 31, 2010 – 2:35 am | by Joseph |
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Microsoft’s  Director of Programming for Xbox Live, Larry Hyrb (gamertag Major Nelson) has announced that the price for Xbox Live will be going up on Novermber 1st. The price increase moves a yearly subscription up from $49.99 to $59.99. Another $10 hardly seems like something to make a fuss about when considering how many new features […]

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Sam Raimi Talks ‘Warcraft’ Movie

Written on June 26, 2010 – 9:28 pm | by Joseph |
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Sam Raimi was interviewed on the red carpet of the saturn awards and spoke about the status of the upcoming “Warcraft” movie, saying its still a “long ways off.” Raimi has said he is very excited about the project, and also says in the interview that he currently has a level 72 character in the […]

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E3 Live Stream

Written on June 14, 2010 – 12:08 pm | by Joseph |
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E3 2010 has officially begun. Check out the live stream for the latest and greatest in the video game world. Today is Microsoft’s day, demoing Kinect, Halo: Reach, Gears of War 3, and much more. [updated] Check out all the E3 coverage over at G4: http://e3.g4tv.com/e32010/ Today is Sony and Nintendo’s day. Sony is showing […]

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Multiplayer Coming to the ‘Mass Effect’ Universe?

Written on June 2, 2010 – 11:27 am | by Joseph |
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A new job listing on the Electronic Arts Website suggests that BioWare will be adding multiplayer to the Mass Effect franchise. The listing calls for someone to take Mass Effect’s “existing single player user experiences and make them multiplayer safe.” I would assume this is in reference to adding multiplayer in Mass Effect 3, as […]

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Video Game ‘Mass Effect’ is Getting the Big Screen Treatment

Written on May 26, 2010 – 6:23 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Legendary Pictures has picked up rights to Mass Effect, the Electronic Arts-BioWare video game. Mark Protosevich, the scribe who wrote I Am Legend and worked on Thor, is in talks to pen the movie, which will be produced by Avi and Ari Arad as well as Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni. Related Stories:

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