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Indie hit Dredge getting live-action adaptation

Dredge, a fishing game developed by independent studio Black Salt Games, is one of the latest video games to be slated for release in movie theatres. Can this indie darling make a splash on the big screen? Production company Studio Kitchen certainly hopes so, as the trend of adapting video games into live-action motion pictures […]

April 11, 2024

Lopez signs Great American Media deal

Great American Media has signed TV presenter and actor, Mario Lopez, to a multi-picture, multi-year deal to star in content across the company’s media portfolio which includes linear networks Great American Family, Great American Faith & Living, Great American Pure Flix, Great American Adventures, and digital channel, Great American Faith & Home, with a focus […]

February 7, 2024

Super Mario overtakes Frozen at Box Office

The Super Mario Bros Movie continues to set Box Office records and has now become the second biggest animated movie in cinema history, overtaking Frozen. The adaptation of the popular Nintendo video game series from Universal and Illumination, starring Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy and Jack Black, has now hit $1.3 billion (€1.22bn) at the global […]

June 6, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Report: SVoD driving growth of games adaptations

The number of adaptations of video game-based intellectual property (IP) by the TV and movie industries has been growing consistently over the last two decades, and today 20 to 25 movies and TV series are released per year based on games. The proportion of TV series in particular is increasing over time, according to a […]

September 26, 2022

Study: Most searched movies based on video games

A study conducted by online gaming platform Yahtzee Craze has analysed movies that are adaptations of video games for the big screen of the last 20 years to find out which one has been the most searched worldwide. Uncharted, released in February 2022 starring Mark Wahlberg and Tom Holland, takes the first place, with more […]

July 19, 2022

Nintendo acquires Dynamo Pictures

Gaming giant Nintendo has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the outstanding shares of Dynamo Pictures. Completion of the acquisition is expected to close on October 3rd, after which Dynamo Pictures will be known as Nintendo Pictures. Dynamo Pictures is previously for its work on the Pikmin […]

July 14, 2022

FilmRise, WildBrain partner to distribute children’s programming

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has announced a partnership with WildBrain, a global player in kids’ and family entertainment. The partnership gives FilmRise non-exclusive North American English and Spanish-language distribution rights to over 900 episodes across 10 popular children’s programmes on AVoD and FAST platforms. The announcement was made […]

March 7, 2022

The Terminal List premieres in July on Prime Video

Amazon Original series The Terminal List, starring Chris Pratt, will premiere all eight episodes on July 1st, exclusively on Prime Video. The Terminal List, which is a co-production from Amazon Studios and Civic Center Media in association with MRC Television, will be available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. Based on the best-selling […]

February 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Ferly’s Momolu launches as Nintendo Switch game

Ferly, the Finnish animation, publishing, and licensing studio, together with QubicGames, the Polish games studio has announced the extension of Ferly’s successful Momolu and Friends brand with the launch of its Nintendo Switch game. Momolu and Friends is a wonderful game designed for pre-schoolers, where familiar characters help children learn the alphabet, colours and numbers […]

September 10, 2021

Nintendo unveils Switch OLED model

Nintendo has announced that it will soon release an OLED model of its popular Switch portable gaming system. The new model has a similar overall size to the current Nintendo Switch console, but with a larger, 7-inch OLED screen (up form 6.2-inches) which offers deeper blacks and more vivid contrast. It also features a wide […]

July 7, 2021By Nik Roseveare