Captain America: Civil War is the must-see movie right now. Seriously, it’s so much better than Batman v. Superman that you should treat yourself and see it in a theater rather than wait for it to hit Blu-ray and digital download. But regardless of which new film you’re planning to see this weekend, feel free to take your time and buy some popcorn because you won’t need to catch the coming attractions — we’ve got all the best trailers from this past week right here! More →
Making movies based on blockbuster video games isn’t always such a great idea, but the upcoming Assassin’s Creed film doesn’t look bad. The first trailer for the movie was just released, giving us glimpses of Callum Lynch’s story. If you’ve played the games, you’ll have fun seeing this reenactment for the big screen. If you haven’t, then you’re in for a sci-fi assassin story that takes place mostly in the 15th century.
Better late than never. On Thursday, Ubisoft confirmed the rumors that the Assassin’s Creed series would be taking a year off for the first time since 2008. It didn’t come as much of a surprise, as rumors of the decision had been circulating for months, but it was a sigh of relief for fans of the flagging franchise.
If Assassin’s Creed is going to survive the generation, Ubisoft needs to take a step back and re-examine one of its biggest properties. More →
There has been a long tradition of movies based on video games in Hollywood, but the vast majority of them have been critical flops. Video game stories just don’t transition especially well to the big screen, which explains why Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, and perhaps most infamously of all, Super Mario Bros. are so hard to watch. More →
Ubisoft on Wednesday released the trailer for the latest installment of its Assassin’s Creed franchise. Unlike its predecessors, which took place during the Italian Renaissance, Assassin’s Creed III will take place during the American Revolution and feature a new protagonist named Connor Kenway. Ubisoft has previously announced that Assassin’s Creed III will be bigger than any of its previous installments. The action-adventure video game is being developed for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U, Mac OS X and Windows PCs, and is set to be release on October 30th, 2012. Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed III gameplay trailer follows below. More →