Tekken Mobile Announced for iOS and Android

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Bandai Namco has announced a new Tekken game for iOS and Android devices simply titled Tekken. Watch the Tekken Mobile Announcement Trailer: Pre-registration is currently available at the game’s official website. The more people who register, the more in-game rewards players will receive when the game launches. The game was soft-launched via the iOS App …

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Tekken: Blood Vengeance movie announced. First trailer shows CG goodness from Cowboy Bebop scriptwriter

The first trailer for the upcoming Tekken: Blood Vengeance Computer-Generated feature film will definitely get fans pumped! Not only is the CG for the 90-minute film absolutely beautiful, as seen in the video below, but the movie absolutely nails the look and feel of the long-running Tekken fighting series from Namco Bandai, and looks to …

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44 video games being made into movies

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It is almost a staple of Hollywood in this day and age to mine the video game industry for “popular” properties that they think would make good films . . . or rather, that they can make into a film so they can MAKE MONEY. Naturally.

Here is the HUGE list of video games that Hollywood is making into movies. Which ones are you excited about?

1. Mortal Kombat 3 (2010) – YES!!!!!!!
2. Tekken (2009)
3. Driver (2010)
4. Splinter Cell (2010)
5. Fear Effect (2009)
6. Halo (2009 but more likely 2010, 2011 or later)
7. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
8. Cold Fear (2008)
9. World of Warcraft (2011) – The World of Warcarft movie will be directed by Sam Raimi for release in 2011. Also involved is the producer of The Dark Knight (Charles Roven) and Legendary Pictures. Blizzard will also be directly involved.
10. Metal Gear Solid (2009)
11. Clock Tower (2009)
12. The Suffering (2009)
13. Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (release date: February 27th, 2009) – KRISTEN KREUK!!!!!!!!!!
14. Onimusha (2011)
15. Kane & Lynch (2009)
16. Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars (2010)
17. King of Fighters (2010)
18. Joust (2010)
19. The Legend of Spyro (2009)
20. Sabotage 1943 (2009) – Based on the game Velvet Assassin . . . movie adaption by Uwe Boll 🙁 *sigh*
21. Resident Evil 4 (2010)
22. Bioshock (2010)
23. Earthworm Jim (2010)
24. God of War (2010)
25. Gears of War (2010)
26. Area 51 (2011)

There are also two canceled video game movies, although they could still come out. They are:

27. Castlevania
28. Spyhunter

Other game movies include:

29. The Sims – Is being developed by producer John Davis.
30. Assassin’s Creed
31. Professor Layton (in Japan)
32. Guitar Hero
33. EverQuest

Are there any video game based movies you know of that we missed? Let us know by leaving a comment!

Updated
34. Soul Calibur (more recent Soul Calibur movie info)
35. Fatal Frame (script penned by Steven Spielberg, published by Dreamworks, release date set for November 2009)
36. Pac-Man
36. Alone in the Dark 2 (Directed by Michael Roesch NOT Uwe Boll)
37. Duke Nukem (produced by Depth Entertainment, the same company that brought us the Max Payne film)
38. Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune
39. Lost Planet (2011) – Script written by David Hayter (voice of Solid Snake and scriptwriter of X-Men, X2, The Scorpion King and Watchmen), produced by Avi Arid and Arad Productions in collaboration with Capcom and distributed by Warner Bros. Capcom says they hope to turn many more of their games into movies and hope Avi Arad will work with them on doing so after Lost Planet).
40. Silent Hill 2 (2010) – Originally scheduled to be developed by Roger Avary and Christopher Gans although now it seems that neither is going to be involved with the project whose screenplay was coming together “very slowly”. The last info on the film seems to be from 2007.
41. Mass Effect – Being produced by Avi Arad who produced the Spider-Man films.
42. Dead Space – Being produced by EA and directed by D.J. Caruso who created the film Eagle Eye with Shia LaBeouf.
43. Dante’s Inferno – Being produced by Strike Entertainment who have partnered Eric Newman and Marc Abraham.
44. Army of Two – Being produced by Scott Stuber with a script by Scott Z. Burns (“The Bourne Ultimatum”). It will be distributed by Universal.

Maybe Someday

Metroid
The Legend of Zelda
Super Mario Bros. 2
Grand Theft Auto – Several rumors were making the rounds including that GTA was considering making a GTA: San Andreas movie and that a GTA movie would star Eminem. Rockstar flat-out denied that ANY GTA movie was ever in the works and said, at the time, that they weren’t even considering it.

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