Topic: video games

Crushable Predicts The Plot of the Angry Birds Movie

Crushable Predicts The Plot of the Angry Birds Movie

The Angry Birds movie is moving forward apace. And while there are those doubters out there who think it’s silly and preposterous to make a feature film out of an iPhone game, the creators of said film will not be discouraged. In fact, David Maisel, the former Chairman of Marvel Studios (and executive in charge of the picture), believes it will change the face of video game movie adaptations. This is, clearly, excellent news. No longer will movie premises be confined to the tyranny of board games, as recently and excellently discussed by Mindy Kaling in the New Yorker. The world of video game based films is only at its beginning. After the jump, our projections for 2012’s blockbusters. More »

Video: Tommy Wiseau’s Web Series The Tommy Wi-Show Is Awful (And Not In The Fun Way)

Video: Tommy Wiseau's Web Series The Tommy Wi-Show Is Awful (And Not In The Fun Way)

Remember when we told you that The Room director Tommy Wiseau is doing a web series where aliens kidnap him and he has to play video games? Yeah, it’s kind of a letdown. Despite coming up with incredibly illogical out-of-context quotes during interviews, here Tommy is just not on his game. Hell, the only thing close to a Room joke was his character T.W. whining “This is not my house!” over and over. More »

Creepy Things That Seem Real But Aren’t: Killswitch

Creepy Things That Seem Real But Aren't: Killswitch

Creepy Things That Seem Real But Aren’t is a series that explores modern urban legends, bringing you a new tale each week.

In 1989, a small company known as the Karvina Corporation released a strange computer game. game. An early example of the survival horror genre, this game was said to have similarities to later games Myst and Silent Hill. So few people, however, have played this game that we have only the word of a handful that these similarities exist. Because this game had a unique feature: It automatically deleted itself once finished. It was not recoverable, and it could not be copied. It was a one-time event that existed only in the moments between the player’s initial start of the game and the player’s last move. The game was called KILLSWITCH. More »