Sam Raimi, the man behind such epic classics as Evil Dead: 1,2 and Army of Darkness, Darkman and the previous Spider Man Trilogy, has spoken out about his time working on the World of Warcraft movie with Blizzard, suggesting that the publishing giant was a pain in the neck to work with.
Nowadays, Raimi is off the project, with Duncan Jones, the guy behind Source Code and Moon, directing. But he still has some things to say about the way it went down.
“First they asked me if I wanted to make it and I said, ‘Yes, I love World of Warcraft and I think it would make a great picture,'” said Raimi. “So I read a screenplay they had that was written by [...]
Mojang has announced its intention to create a Minecraft calendar for 2014, featuring only the best screenshot from the game that is now owned by over ten million individuals. Those selected will also get some bonuses, cash and otherwise.
Each page of the twelve month calendar will feature artwork that was not only snapped by a member of the Minecraft community, but created by them too. Got a crazy computer you’ve built within the game? How about that basketball game or some giant sized starship? Take a cool picture in-game and you too could have a screenshot in the Minecraft calendar.
As well as prestige, winners will also get:A glow in the Dark Creeper [...]
Having bought up Skype a few years ago, it’s about time Microsoft did something useful with it. One of those things is to replace the oft murky sounding Xbox Live Chat with the VOIP service. Here’s hoping it won’t be long before we’ll be talking while slaying Locust, with crystal clear communications.
CVG broke this news, suggesting that it will also bring in video chat for those with a Kinect camera. Another suggestion is that while you’re working away on your PC or gaming on your laptop, you could chat with someone on an Xbox. Perhaps this is an indication of Microsoft consolidating its platforms to allow for more cross platform play?
It’s the dream of many a cosplayer: their outfit is so good that not only does it get them noticed, it actually gets them a job helping to promote the title they’re pretending to be a part of. That’s what’s happened to Russian Anna Moleva, who made such a good Elizabeth from Bioshock Infinity, that Irrational Games has hired her for adverts and to be the official face of the game.
“We were so amazed by her dedication and her resemblance to Elizabeth that we decided to ask her if she’d like to be involved in helping bring Elizabeth to life in our box, our key art and our upcoming television ad,” Irrational’s Ken Levine said.
“Today we are very [...]