• Francis Ford Coppola Launches Kickstarter for 'Apocalypse Now' Video Game; See the Concept Art
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    Marcus Errico

    Francis Ford Coppola Launches Kickstarter for 'Apocalypse Now' Video Game; See the Concept Art

    Francis Ford Coppola has launched a Kickstarter to transform his classic 1979 Joseph Conrad-meets-Vietnam War film Apocalypse Now into a “psychological horror RPG” that’ll put you on the hunt for the renegade Col. Kurtz. Today, I’m joined by new daredevils, a team who want to make an interactive version of Apocalypse Now, where you are Capt. Benjamin Willard amidst the harsh backdrop of the Vietnam War. Coppola also posted a first look at prototype images from the game, echoing iconic images from the film.

  • 'Rogue One' Home Edition: New 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Trailer Puts You in the Movie Action
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    Marcus Errico

    'Rogue One' Home Edition: New 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Trailer Puts You in the Movie Action

    Before you see Rogue One, you’ll able to play it. Rogue One: Scarif, an expansion pack to last year’s hit Star Wars: Battlefront, will be available to download beginning Dec. 6 and publisher EA previewed the action in a trailer on Thursday.

  • C-3PO's Lost Limb Gets Lego-ized Backstory
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    Marcus Errico

    C-3PO's Lost Limb Gets Lego-ized Backstory

    Now, a version of that story plays out in Lego form as a new downloadable expansion pack for the Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens video game. To complete the level, called “The Phantom Limb,” players must navigate the droids past the deadly fauna of Taul and contact the Resistance before the whole party is wiped out.

  • BB-8 Is Even Cuter as a Lego (Video)
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    Marcus Errico

    BB-8 Is Even Cuter as a Lego (Video)

    Adorable astromech stars in the latest character vignette from the Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens video game, debuting here and reminding us how he stole every scene in the most recent installment of the venerable franchise

  • Help Leonardo DiCaprio Finally Win an Oscar in ‘Red Carpet Rampage’ Video Game
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    The Wrap

    Help Leonardo DiCaprio Finally Win an Oscar in ‘Red Carpet Rampage’ Video Game

    “Leo’s Red Carpet Rampage” is a hilarious sprint to the Dolby Theater, reminiscent of low-bit classics like “Super Mario Bros” in which users tap furiously to get DiCaprio closer to an Academy Award hovering just ahead in the distance.

  • Lego Hilariously Reimagines 'The Force Awakens' in Trailer for New Video Game
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    Marcus Errico

    Lego Hilariously Reimagines 'The Force Awakens' in Trailer for New Video Game

    There’s been an awakening. Thanks to Finn’s alarm clock.

  • Earth's Cuddliest Heroes and 3 Other Ways Marvel and Disney Are Making the Avengers Kid-Friendly
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    Marcus Errico

    Earth's Cuddliest Heroes and 3 Other Ways Marvel and Disney Are Making the Avengers Kid-Friendly

    Disney wrote the playbook on getting fans hooked early. Marvel is no slouch in that department, either. Put them together, and you get… Avenger Tsum Tsums. With Avengers: Age of Ultron on home video, New York Comic Con in full swing, and the holidays on the radar, Disney has rolled out its “Marvel Superhero Spectacular” initiative, a multimedia merchandising blitz that aims to please fans of all ages.

  • Alison Brie Gets Meta With Unikitty in 'Lego Dimensions' Movie Mash-Up (Exclusive)
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    Marcus Errico

    Alison Brie Gets Meta With Unikitty in 'Lego Dimensions' Movie Mash-Up (Exclusive)

    In this latest teaser for the upcoming Lego Dimensions — a toy-based video game intertwining many of the brick purveyor’s key movie and TV licenses — Alison Brie meets-cute with her adorable, though anger-prone, Lego Movie alter ego. The setup: Brie receives a mysterious package containing unassembled pieces. She puts the set together revealing Cloud Cuckoo Land’s reigning princess, Unikitty, (“How cute!” gushes Brie.

  • See Olaf Meet AT-AT in New 'Star Wars'-Themed 'Disney Infinity' Trailer
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    Marcus Errico

    See Olaf Meet AT-AT in New 'Star Wars'-Themed 'Disney Infinity' Trailer

    Disney has officially confirmed its next version of the hugely popular Disney Infinity toy/video game system will be based on 'Star Wars,' and will also feature new toys from 'Frozen,' 'Age of Ultron,' and 'Mulan.'