There was a time when the notion of making motion pictures out of old school arcade games like Asteroids and Space Invaders was the subject of jokes. Today it's the subject of multi-million dollar Hollywood studio deals. Perhaps chalk this one up to Hollywood’s renewed interest in giant monster movies; New Line is raring to Rampage.
Back in May we wrote up a story from Industry Gamers stating that hopeful fans shouldn't be writing off the possibility of a movie version of the popular video game franchise BioShock. That was then ...
Jurassic Park: The Game launches on November 15th and will be taking players into the areas of the dinosaur-themed amusement park visited by Dr. Alan Grant and company that were under construction in the original Jurassic Park film. We're pleased to share five of the new and unseen areas of Jurassic Park right here, right now!
We've done a lot of cool things here at Dread Central over the years, but one that stands out among the crowd was our participation with filmmaker Drew Daywalt to bring his fantastic web series Camera Obscura to the masses. A few weeks ago we let you know about a mobile game version of the spooky property, and now we have even more coolness to drop on you!
One thing is certain: Konami is looking to make 2012 a banner year for the Silent Hill franchise with a gaggle of games on the way, and we've got the scoop on each of them! Dig it!
There are few things we're looking forward to next year more than the upcoming video game Lollipop Chainsaw. If you have to ask "why?", then you haven't been paying attention. And if that's the case, it's time to rectify that!
The folks at Codename Games want to make sure you're aware that their Zombonie app is now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, and that's not all. If you happen to be in possession of one of those devices, you could win one of three sets of download codes for the game from your friends here at Dread Central.
Telltale Games has opened the doors on its Jurassic Park: The Game website and also provided a behind-the-scenes video entitled "Return to Isla Nublar" as well as the specs for the Deluxe Edition of the game, which launches November 15 on the Xbox 360 (North American retail), PlayStation Network for PlayStation3, Windows PC, and Mac with the iPad2 version coming shortly thereafter – just in time for the holidays.
The time is almost here, kids. Put up or shut up. Will you bend over for probing or send these aliens back to the friggin' planet they came from? The choice will be yours next week when The War of the Worlds makes its way to Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network.
Oh, Paranormal Activity, you have drawn us in twice before and scared the holy hell out of us; and it looks like you're going to do it again this weekend with the release of the third installment of the series. For those iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch users out there who just can't get enough of Katie and the rest of the Paranormal gang, dial up the Paranormal Activity: Sanctuary app on your phone and dive even deeper into the mystery.
Smaller scale zombie carnage is coming to the Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network next week as Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone becomes available for download. In the mood for a peek at the festivities? Of course you are!
Oh, the goodness we feel inside knowing that at this time next week we'll be filling the undead full of holes in Sega's The House of the Dead: OVERKILL™ - Extended Cut. To get you fired up for the murder and mayhem that lies ahead, we've got a brand spanking new trailer for you! Dig it!
Remember the Camera Obscura web series from Drew Daywalt that we featured last October? Well, Camera Obscura is now available as a mobile game that you can download to your smart phones to go along with your Angry Birds.
It's time to unleash the Grindhouse Crossbow trailer for The House of the Dead: OVERKILL™ - Extended Cut narrated by Jackson J. Jackson, CEO of Jackson J. Jackson’s Crossbow Emporium. These impressively scoped, extremely explosive lightweight portable crossbows are a great way to take out the mutant menace overrunning Bayou City. You won’t find higher quality weaponry anywhere else; Jackson J. Jackson guarantees it or double your money back!
Following up on the success of last year's Zombie EP, metal band The Devil Wears Prada has decided to delve into the world of the undead again, and this time it's interactive.