Video Games

Nine Big Stars Who Voiced Video Game Characters

April 10th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
9 Hollywood Stars You Didn't Know Were In Your Favorite Video Ga
As video game sales continue to rival or even surpass Hollywood box office receipts, plenty of famous actors and actresses are crossing over to lend their talents to another industry. Funny thing is though, you might not even realize it. Plenty of game companies have recruited Hollywood stars to serve as voice actors for their top titles. Sometimes the star's in-game character is rendered after their real world appearance, but more often than not, the game will feature a character that looks nothing like the voice actor, leaving the most casual fans in the dark about who was behind the mic....
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8 Sexy Female Celebs You Didn't Know Were Gamers

April 5th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Megan Fox
Over the course of the last decade, the video game industry has become increasingly mainstream. No longer an entertainment outlet only for nerds living in their mother's basement, the gaming industry now brings in billions every year. Many top games rival or even surpass box office sales out of Hollywood today.

As more people have begun to identify as gamers, it should come as no surprise that some of our favorite celebrities are getting in on the fun with the rest of us. Here are 9 hot celebrities that you didn't know were gamers.

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis is perhaps best known for her ...
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7 Awesome Video Games That Could (or Should) Be Movies

April 2nd, 2014 10:30am EDT
7 Awesome Video Games That Could (or Should) Be Movies
The video game industry brings in billions of dollars annually. Some of the top games now bring in more money than a major Hollywood blockbuster. There is often a lot of overlap between fans of both types of entertainment, and with video games now having more and more elaborate story lines with each new generation of consoles, it's not surprising that Tinsel Town has been eyeing a number of games for possible film treatment.

All 7 games on this list are either officially in production, rumored to be in production or have a history with the film industry that would make them a good fit for ...
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Michal Sinnott Talks Being 'Grand Theft Auto's' Tracey De Santa

December 7th, 2013 4:10pm EST
Michal Sinnott
Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto V was one of this year's most highly anticipated video games. But can you imagine actually being a part of the phenomenon? That's what happened to actress Michal Sinnott, who's the woman behind GTA5 character Tracey De Santa. BFTV recently chatted with Michal about the process of playing Tracey, and what effect the Grand Theft Auto franchise has had on her career since the game's release.

You might be surprised to know that Michal wasn't initially aware of what she was working on, even though she spent years on the project. "I obviously knew it was for Rock...
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Two Very, Very Different, But Pretty Good Batman Games

December 2nd, 2013 1:30pm EST
Scribblenauts Unlimited
Recently, not just the United States, but the entire world was enamored with #SFBatkid. I had unusual fortune to be wrapping up playing not one, but two different Batman games at that exact same time. Neither is a contender for game of the year, and neither captivated me the way #SFBatkid did, but they’re still both pretty good in their own ways.

In Scribblenauts Unmasked, you meet Batman, but also a variety of other DC comic superheroes (and villains) as once again, you use the power of your vocabulary to magically create objects, people and more out of thin air to solve problems. I was t...
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Game Review - Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

November 11th, 2013 4:09pm EST
Assassin's Creed IV : Black Flag
By Ubisoft

Rated: Mature

Available on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, PC

The Assassin's Creed franchise has come a long way since it's rocky start on the PS3 and Xbox 360. It's had it's share of great characters and forgettable ones, from the proud and fallible Altair, to the boyish Ezio who we watched grow up and grow old. While the original Assassin's Creed was ambitious and conceptually cool, it lacked actual substance, with the entire game rehashing five or so mission types for you to perform. However, the entries into the series since have shown us that Ubisoft is committed t...
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Fall Videogame Round-up Part 1: Some True Gems to Keep You Occupied Before Next Gen

November 11th, 2013 1:30pm EST
Saints Row IV
Gamers: we are SO close to next generation games that you can almost taste it.

But there’s still plenty of reason not to dump your current consoles when there’s so many other good games out there to play. Here’s four you might want to make your last or next to last game you play on those systems.

Lost Planet 3

There might be a ‘3’ in the title and, sure, the game takes place on the planet E.D.N. III again, but you have no need to have played any of the other Lost Planet games to enjoy this one. (I skipped the second one myself.)

The game is better for that fact actually. The story is th...
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Return to the Stauf Mansion in ‘The 7Th Guest 3’; Exclusive Interview with CEO Behind the Project

November 7th, 2013 1:30pm EST
The 7th Guest 3
When my father first told me about the PC game The 7th Guest—it sounded like something impossible. “Full motion video? In a videogame? Really?” is something I likely asked in disbelief.

The puzzle game that took place in a haunted mansion and for the first time ever featured real-life actors in full motion video went on to sell more than 2 million copies in 1993. A sequel came out in 1995 and now we’re getting another sequel, nearly 20 years later, in 2014 thanks to Kickstarter.

(Well… if you fans start donating. Right now, they’ve got a long way to go.)

Since I was such a fan of the o...
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Troy Baker on Playing the Joker in ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’

November 6th, 2013 1:30pm EST
Troy Baker
If you only know Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker—you are missing one of the greatest Joker performances in the history of the Batman franchise.

So taking over for him as the voice of the iconic super-villain in the new Batman: Arkham Origins videogame series was no easy task for veteran voiceover actor Troy Baker. (You may have also heard his voice in the iconic The Last of Us and Bioshock Infinite games earlier this year.)

At New York Comic Con last month, Baker discusses how he brought his own personality to the character, what is was like to play someone so demented, and more.

Batman:...
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Megan Fox Shows That Girls Can Be Gamers, Too, In 'Call Of Duty: Ghosts' Promo

November 4th, 2013 9:23pm EST
Megan Fox Call of Duty: Ghosts
Megan Fox stars in a new minute-and-a-half promo for "Call of Duty: Ghosts" dubbed "Epic Night Out," in which there's guns, guns and more guns.

The self-proclaimed geek (she's a big fan of comic books, sci-fi and video games) shows up about midway through the action, in which four very non-military looking dudes blast their way through a post-apocalyptic Las Vegas to the tune of Frank Sinatra's "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die."

Megan bails the guys out of a hairy situation by destroying a drone while one attempts to hit on her.

The new ad is a live action take on online gaming, something Mega...
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