Bandi Namco has teamed up with Sony Pictures Entertainment to release a mobile game based on the upcoming movie Pixels. The game will be a tower defense title where players need to defend Earth from an alien invasion.
Pixels the movie stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Peter Dinklage as the Arcaders -- a group of heroes who must stop Earth from being destroyed by retro video games characters brought to life. Pixels the game promises to offer an "innovative twist on traditional tower defense game mechanics." In the game, players take on the role of the Arcaders to stop the aliens before they destroy the world. Pixels will mark the first time PAC-MAN, Q*bert, Frogger and other classic arcade characters will be featured in the same video game at the same time.
The entire collection of Star Wars films will be available digitally for the first time starting tomorrow. The global release includes never before seen special features including Star Wars: Discoveries from the Inside and Conversations.
Apple fans can get the six-chapter bundle directly from iTunes in HD or standard definition. Of course, individual films can also be purchased. The complete list of movies includes Episodes 1-6, spanning from 1977 to the latest release in 2005.
Warner Bros. is developing a movie based on the hit video game Five Nights at Freddy's, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Roy Lee of Vertigo Entertainment will produce along with Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg of KatzSmith Productions. Lee is known for adapting the The Ring for U.S. audiences and he is also behind the upcoming Poltergeist remake hitting theaters on May 22.
Five Nights at Freddy's is a popular video game featuring creepy animatronic creatures inspired by Chuck-E-Cheese. The game was created by Scott Cawthon and has launched two sequels. All three games have been huge hits on Steam and the Apple App Store.
Action-comedy film The Interview is now available on iTunes for rental or purchase. The title, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, made headlines this year for ruffling the feathers of the North Korean leadership. The movie, which depicts a farcical assassination plot against Kim Jong-un prompted an attack on Sony Pictures' computer systems.
The data breach leaked unreleased films, internal memos and company email to the world. Threats against movie theaters curtailed the box office release of The Interview, however both official digital releases and bootlegs are now widely available. When it comes to the movie itself, iTunes users have rated the film with 4 out of 5 stars. The Interview can be rented or purchased on iTunes for $5.99 or $14.99 respectively.