Having just released Pirates of the Caribbean and Kill Bill Vol. 1, Disney revealed it plans to release an additional 10 movies over the next 3 months. First up are National Treasure, Reign Of Fire and Hero, followed by titles such as Tron, King Arthur, Hostage and Cursed. end of the summer you can expect Kill Bill Vol. 2, Gone in 60 Seconds: The Director's Cut, From Dusk Till Dawn and Armageddon. Disney is currently the only other company besdies Sony to release movies on UMD, but talks with Fox and Lions Gate are underway. Read more details over at Variety.
Games of 2014
Last week 2K Games officially announced Serious Sam II, the much-anticipated return of Sam "Serious" Stone to PC and the Xbox. Not many details are available at this point, but there are two screens trickling through (thanks Seriously!). Read more to check them out.
Hollywood Reporter reveals that Actress Radha Mitchell will topline the film adaptation of the video game "Silent Hill. Principal photography is due to begin Monday in Toronto on the suspense horror feature and will run through July 22. TriStar Pictures' movie, directed by French filmmaker Christophe Gans ("Brotherhood of the Wolf") and scheduled for 2007, is budgeted at $45 million-$50 million, with additional casting not yet final. Silent Hill is being co-produced by Resident Evil's Hadida, who will also be doing a film adaptation of Capcom's Onimusha (thanks VE3D).
Tomorrow Halo 2 fans with Xbox Live access will be able to get a sneak peek at the Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack. The multiplayer expansion pack contains nine new multiplayer maps to push gamers' skills to their limits. Xbox Live subscribers will be able to preview the four maps, and by late summer, all maps will be available for free. Read more for some screens ...
JCEntertainment, known for the interesting looking, but cancelled, action/horror Wild West themed MMO Priest, is working on bringing one of its other MMO titles to North America, and will be on display at E3. FreeStyle Street Baseketball is 3 on 3 street basketball game mixing youth and freedom with HipHoop style, different from another basketball games. Read more for details and screens ...
A few weeks ago, Bandai revealed the next title in the Dragon Ball Z franchise, Dragon Ball Z Sparking! Developed by Spike, the action game will be in full 3D and feature over 40 characters, including Sangoku, Vegeta and Janemba. Combat will take place in the air, on the ground, and have an over-the-shoulder perspective. After only confirming a fall 2005 release date in Japan, Bandai now also revealed that Sparking will be released in North America & Europe. GameStop has a DBZ game listed for November 15 release, although the full title isn't specified.
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Remix takes players on an all new skating blitzkrieg where they embark on the ultimate road trip from Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 in addition to wreaking havoc in four never-before-seen city-levels – Las Vegas, Atlanta, Kyoto and Santa Cruz - that feature original goals, level changing events and unlockable characters.