Film/Television

This Year's Scariest Halloween Costume? Movie Sonic

Ruin Trick-or-Treating for everyone with one easy purchase!

Watch Dogs, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, and More Set to Get Animated Series

They'll be a little more family-friendly, though.

The Uncharted Movie Loses Director Number Five

We're getting close to more directors than Uncharted games.

What To Read, Play, and Watch Before Playing Telling Lies

Back at GDC 2019, Sam Barlow filled us in on the syllabus for Telling Lies.

Halo TV Series Gets Its Cortana and Sets a Release Window

We may yet see Halo on premium cable.

What to Read, Play, and Watch Before Playing Wolfenstein: Youngblood

What one Youngblood dev thinks you should brush up on before going Nazi hunting.

Netflix's The Witcher Will Have a Bathtub, But They Won't Say Who's In It

I mean, we're all hoping it's Geralt.

How a The Sims Machinima About a Pregnant 16-Year-Old Spawned a Soap Opera Dynasty

These two sisters are rewriting the soap opera rulebook with The Sims.

Leaked Monster Hunter Movie Trailer Gives First Look at the Monsters

Thank you, shaky cam footage person.

Sadly, You Probably Can't Hook Up With Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk 2077

Sleeping with NPCs does not seem to extend to digital ghost Keanu Reeves, unfortunately.

There's One Really Good Music Cue in a Dragon Ball Z Kakarot

Taking on Raditz signals a very familiar, and unexpected, Dragon Ball Z tune.

Magic: The Gathering Animated Series Coming To Netflix, Has The Avengers' Russo Brothers Onboard

The stories of the Planeswalkers will be Netflix-bingeable.

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Delayed Until 2020 So VFX Artists Don't Have to Crunch for the Redesign

The filmmakers are making sure they get Sonic just right.

What Will PlayStation Productions Mean for Video Game Movies?

Sony plants its foot and vows to make better video game films. Will they be more successful where others have failed?

Mortal Kombat Movie Reboot Has a 2021 Release Date

March 2021 will test your might.

Mortal Kombat Movie Reboot is Finally Being Made With Screenplay From Resident Evil Writer

Pre-production begins this month in South Australia.

Detective Pikachu is on Track to be the Highest Grossing Video Game Movie Ever, But It Might Not Be Enough

Detective Pikachu is on track to become the highest grossing video game film, but it's not necessarily the juggernaut we expected.

Detective Pikachu Roundtable: What We Think After Seeing the New Live-Action Pokemon Movie

Which Pokemon won Detective Pikachu? Is it the best video game movie ever? And who is the best human character outside of Bill Nighy?

Xbox Teases Some Kind of Game of Thrones News Reveal

Winter is coming to Xbox.

Saints Row Film Being Developed by Fast 8 and MIB International Director

F. Gary Gray is taking on the Third Street Saints.

Breaking Down the Subtle and Not So Subtle '90s References in the Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Trailer

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer hints at a hedgehog of contrasts.

Halo TV Series Casts Its Master Chief

An 'American Gods' and 'Orange is the New Black' star will be Master Chief for Showtime.

The Witcher is Airing on Netflix This Fall

We finally know when we can see Henry Cavill's Geralt.

Disney+ Streaming Service Confirmed for PS4, Discussions to Bring to Switch and Xbox One Ongoing

Disney's video streaming service is coming to PlayStation 4, and hopefully other consoles too.

We Predict Game of Thrones' Final Season Using Reigns: Game of Thrones

A song of ice, fire, and a strategy game's consequences.

Dragon Quest: Your Story, The CG Movie Based on Dragon Quest 5, Gets Its First Trailer

It looks considerably less Toriyama-esque, sadly.

Live-Action Sonic the Hedgehog Looks Every Bit as Weird as Expected

Oh gosh, where are his pants?!

New Detective Pikachu Trailer Somehow Weirder and Crazier Than the First

Pikachu, Mewtwo, and loads more Pokemon show up to look weird or cute.

Happy 20th Anniversary to Tony Soprano Badly Playing Mario Kart 64

In this early episode of The Sopranos, the laws of playing Mario Kart 64 are defied.

Haley Joel Osment on Growing up in Kingdom Hearts

From age 12 to 30, actor Haley Joel Osment reflects on a life spent with Sora.

10 Cloverfield Lane and Portal Fan Film Director Set to Direct Uncharted Movie

Actor Tom Holland still set to star as Nathan Drake.

New Stranger Things Game Announced, Set Around Upcoming Season 3

Season 3 isn't even out yet, but it's getting a game!

My Deadly Date With Sean Bean in Hitman 2

The ever-killable man gets killed again.

Now Mega Man's Getting a Live-Action Movie Too

Mega Man joins Pikachu, Mario, Lara Croft, and Sonic on the big screen.

Ducktales' Ben Schwartz Will Voice Sonic the Hedgehog for the Movie

The upcoming film has found its Sonic.

Master Chief Will be a "Lead" in Halo TV Series, but Not Necessarily the Main Character

The faceless soldier will be one of the lead characters of the series.

Overlord Is the Closest We'll Get to a Call of Duty Nazi Zombies Movie

Activision Blizzard is still working on a Call of Duty film, but its been beaten to the punch here.

New Deer is Blazing a Trail for Western Animation in Japan

How one animation enthusiast hopes to use games to broaden Japan's cultural horizons.

Move Over Prestige TV, God of War and Other Prestige Games are Taking Over Now

"Prestige" TV shows have been a blessing and a curse across television, and now it's bled into video games too.

Starting Screen | Persona 5: The Animation Has a Chance to Right the Wrongs of its Predecessors

STARTING SCREEN | The Persona series is one that's built on deep character development, which is not a short-term anime series' strong suit.

How Shadow of the Colossus’ Ending Betrays its Own Storytelling

In a mysterious world of moral ambiguity, the arrival of Lord Emon gives me answers I wasn't seeking.

Warcraft Director Calls Making of the Troubled Film "A [Studio] Political Minefield"

"Warcraft was a political minefield as far as filmmaking goes," says filmmaker Duncan Jones.

Naughty Dog "Not Excited" By a Direct Adaptation of Uncharted

As the Uncharted film moves forward, we find out why it focuses on a younger Drake.

The Super Mario Movie is in Fine Hands at Illumination Entertainment

The folks behind Despicable Me at least have some idea what they're doing.

Netflix's The Witcher Series Will Be Adapted By Daredevil Season 2 Writer

The writer and producer of Daredevil and The Defenders will help bring The Witcher to Netflix.

Detective Pikachu Will Share His Voice With Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds has been cast as everyone's favorite Pokemon in an upcoming Hollywood movie.

Pokemon's Detective Pikachu Movie Captures Its Lead

Not Pikachu, the kid who ferries Pikachu around.

Ruminating on Blade Runner, One of Gaming's Greatest Influences

Ahead of the highly-anticipated sequel Blade Runner 2049, we look back on Blade Runner's influence on games.

Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light Sweetly Embraces the Ways We Experience Online Games

From shyness to opening up to strangers, Netflix's new Japanese dramedy revolving around Final Fantasy XIV is realistic and heartfelt.

Secret World Legends Is Getting a Television Series

Magic, monsters, and conspiracies collide in the Secret World mythos. Can Johnny Depp's production company make a solid TV series out of the game?

Simulating Stakes Through Hellblade's Permadeath "Bluff"; Plus, Wet Hot American Summer's Triumphant Return

UNPREDICTABLE | Caty looks at the controversy revolving around Hellblade, and laughs a lot during Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later.

Transistor Was a Celebration of Supergiant's Strongest Asset; Plus the Tedium of Thrones

UNPREDICTABLE | Caty looks backs on Transistor in honor of the release of Pyre, and reluctantly watches Game of Thrones.

Ready Player One's Movie Teaser Reflects A Book That's About Nothing

Ready Player One's teaser is an accurate reflection of the book.

Splatoon 2's Single-Player Campaign Keeps the Stakes Grounded

UNPREDICTABLE | Caty plays a bit of Splatoon 2's single-player campaign and watches Spider-Man: Homecoming, the best Marvel movie maybe ever.

Castlevania Netflix Review: Fans Will Cry Bloody Tears Of Joy

It really whips the vampire's ass.

Assassin's Creed Is The Next Animated Show From Castlevania's Producer

Adi Shankar already has his sights set on another show.

Wolfenstein: The New Order's Compelling, Complicated Romance; Terrace House's Reality Bliss

UNPREDICTABLE | In a post-E3 daze, Caty plays Wolfenstein: The New Order, and watches the greatest reality show of all-time, Terrace House.

Everything is the First Video Game Project Eligible for an Academy Award

Well, the promotional short film for it anyway.

Emily Is Away Too Transports Players to a Forgotten Era of Internet; Plus Alien: Covenant's Unexpected Villain

In this week's Unpredictable, Caty plays the visual novel Emily Is Away Too and watches the movie Alien: Covenant.

Witnessing Your Past Lives in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds; Plus The Intensity of Tricot's Definitive Album 3

Introducing a new weekly, as-of-yet untitled column from Caty, featuring games and whatever else.

Uncharted Film Focuses On a Young Nathan Drake, Played By Tom Holland

Years later, the Uncharted film finally finds a direction and a lead actor.

There Will Never Be a Twin Peaks of Video Games

Ahead of the Twin Peaks revival, we interrogate the often-misguided Twin Peaks comparisons in games.

Metal Gear Solid Film Director Testing Potential Screenwriters for Adaptation by Making Them Play Metal Gear Games

The Kong: Skull Island director is a massive Metal Gear fan himself, and wants his screenwriter to be too.

FFXIV: Daddy of Light Picked Up By Netflix, Coming Worldwide This Fall

Netflix will be streaming Final Fantasy XIV: Hikari no Otousan this April in Japan and worldwide this Fall.

Costume Quest Animated Series Coming From Amazon

Double Fine's RPG is turning into a cartoon from Federator Studios.

Resident Evil 7's CGI Prequel Film Brings Back Chris Redfield and Leon Kennedy

Resident Evil: Vendetta bridges the gap this Summer.

Detective Pikachu Picks Up Shark Tale, Goosebumps Director

Rob Letterman has signed on to direct the Pokemon live-action film.

Resident Evil Director Preparing Monster Hunter "Cinematic Universe"

The chorus of Monster Hunter fandom cries out. Is that joy or pain I hear?

Which Series Will Ubisoft Bring to Netflix?

Apparently Ubisoft is in talks for a series at Netflix, but which one?

Overwatch and Starcraft Adaptations Possible, Based on Skylanders' Netflix Success

Skylanders: Academy on Netflix is apparently doing well and Activision Blizzard Studios is tentatively moving forward.

Sonic the Hedgehog Film Lands Deadpool Director

Deadpool director Tim Miller is working on the CG/live-action hybrid film.

Candy Crush Game Show Coming from CBS and Lionsgate

First Angry Birds, now Candy Crush is making the transition.

Gears of War Film in the Works… Again

Microsoft is taking another shot at making a film based on the Gears of War franchise.

Pokemon Movie Taps Gravity Falls and Guardians of the Galaxy Writers

Legendary Pictures is negotiating with some solid writers for its Great Detective Pikachu live-action film.

The Division is Coming to Film with Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal

Ubisoft Motion Pictures feels confident about movie success.

Life is Strange Isn't too Strange for a Live-Action Series

Legendary is adapting Dontnod's time-bending adventure for television.