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Star Wars HoloNet Digest #53: April 2-16, 2014


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from April 2-16, 2014.

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Three Old-School Arcade Games That Could Make Ridiculously Good Movies


Three Old-School Arcade Games That Could Make Ridiculously Good Movies

For most of this week I’ve been writing about the problems inherent with video game movies and how these might go a long way toward explaining why Hollywood never releases good ones. If you read that series (If not, they’re here: Part One, Part Two, Part Three) then you may recall that I mentioned half [...]

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Why Aren’t There Any Good Movies Based On Video Games? (Part Two)


2351121-trailer_titanfall_angelcity_20131022 Getting a good director to commit to a video game movie is a major problem because there’s a stigma attached to these kinds of projects. Even if Uwe Boll were to walk away from directing right now (please consider it), there are plenty of low-rent directors ready and willing to step into his place

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Why Aren’t There Any Good Movies Based on Video Games? (Part One)


super-mario-bros-movie-goombaLet’s face it: Hollywood doesn’t exactly have a stellar track record when it comes to making movies based on video games.

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Sony Introduces ‘Project Morpheus’ Virtual Reality Goggles


13254503705_8e867e1ae0_zThe console wars really seem to be heating up again.

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Check Out Some Awesome Art from ‘The Art of Thief’


artofthiefcover-610x805The first Thief video game (Thief: The Dark Project) released in 1998, and made major ripples in the serious PC gaming community. In the dawn of the first-person shooter, Thief stood in high contrast. Rather than a muscled super soldier mowing down enemies with giant blaster rifles while simultaneously soaking up dozens of rounds, the protagonist of Thief kept to the shadows, using stealth to accomplish objectives and defeat (or outright avoid) enemies. Clearly, more recent games like Assassins Creed and Splinter Cell share creative DNA with Thief, the great grandaddy of stealth games, and now Thief has returned to next-gen and last-gen consoles.

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Guy Does One Man A Capella Version of ‘Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!’ Nintendo Game Theme


Screen Shot 2014-03-07 at 7.48.53 PMCheck out YouTuber Smooth McGroove’s absolutely solid a capella rendition of the theme from the classic Nintendo video game “Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!”

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Books Inspired by Video Games at Bookish.com!


Books Inspired by Video Games at Bookish.com!

Video games and books cross into each others’ territory a good bit these days. From spin-off novels based on popular video game franchises like Mass Effect and Halo, to book that feature online games as part of their reading experience, gamers and readers have plenty of choices to choose from.
Website bookish.com recently published a fantastic [...]

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Star Wars HoloNet Digest #44: January 15-22, 2014


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from January 15-22, 2014.

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How Tabletop RPGs Helped Video Game Designers With Their Careers


How Tabletop RPGs Helped Video Game Designers With Their Careers

Polygon has an awesome story on how Dungeons & Dragons enabled computer game creators to have the careers they enjoy now.
Here’s an cxcerpt. Read the rest here!
Kim Pittman started playing D&D at the age of six, inviting herself along to her older brother’s games. She has maintained the hobby and organizes a regular [...]

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