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  • Lego's TMNT range adds four minifig sets, as first trailer to Ninja Turtles reboot film releases
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    Lego's TMNT range adds four minifig sets, as first trailer to Ninja Turtles reboot film releases

    By 28 March 2014

    Lego has introduced a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles range, just as Nickelodeon Movies and Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes have begun promoting a late-summer reboot of the franchise's film series. Jonathan Liebesman has directed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...

  • Star Trek light display hovers over London to celebrate Earth Hour, LED quadrocopters in formation
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    Star Trek light display hovers over London to celebrate Earth Hour, LED quadrocopters in formation

    By 25 March 2013

    The Star Trek logo hovered in the sky over London on Saturday night as part of the WWF Earth Hour initiative which saw key landmarks in the UK's capital and many other cities across the world go dark. Paramount Pictures partnered with Ars Electonica...

  • Super 8 pirate rip traced back to Howard Stern?
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    Super 8 pirate rip traced back to Howard Stern?

    By 8 August 2011

    A DVD screener of Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams' Super 8 has started to appear on the 'net, which may not come as a surprise to many. However, what does is that the ripped pirate version of the film, seems to have the name of the source stamped all...

  • Augmented reality visor revealed by Tony Stark
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    Augmented reality visor revealed by Tony Stark

    By 23 April 2010

    Iron Man 2 hits cinemas on 30 April in the UK (7 May in the US) and fans can work themselves into a frenzy in anticipation by visiting www.starkexpo2010.com - a dummy site where several viral videos and tech concepts await. The latest section of the site...

  • Paramount movies coming to MSN Video Player
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    Paramount movies coming to MSN Video Player

    By 15 April 2010

    Late last year, Microsoft launched the MSN Video Player in the UK. It came with content from the BBC, Endemol, RDF and a number of other big names, but was focused mainly on TV shows.  That seems to be changing, with the announcement that Paramount Pictures...

  • Seagate to pre-load HDDs with movies
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    Seagate to pre-load HDDs with movies

    By 13 April 2010

    Drivemaker Seagate has announced that it's formed a deal with Paramount that'll see the latter company's movies pre-loaded onto Seagate's hard drives before sale. There'll be around 20 movies loaded onto each 500GB FreeAgent Go drive. However, before...

  • Star Trek and new Transformers film see USB drive releases
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    Star Trek and new Transformers film see USB drive releases

    By 16 November 2009

    Hit movies Star Trek and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen are being released as collector's editions on USB drives. From Paramount Digital Entertainment, 20,000 of each movie will be available on a 4GB USB drive (leaving around 3GB free space) with...

  • Win one of five copies of the new Star Trek DVD
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    Win one of five copies of the new Star Trek DVD

    By 12 November 2009

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Paramount to bring you the chance of winning one of five copies of its new re-imagining of the legendary adventure, Star Trek - due for release on 16 November 2009. This visually spectacular, blockbuster prequel from acclaimed...

  • VIDEO: Transformers 3D webcam demo
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    VIDEO: Transformers 3D webcam demo

    By 17 June 2009

    To promote the new Transformers flick, "Revenge of the Fallen", Paramount has released a "ground-breaking" augmented reality webcam app. Using face-tracking tech, the app lets Transformers fans use their webcam to picture themselves with the original...

  • R2-D2 turns up in Star Trek
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    R2-D2 turns up in Star Trek

    By 20 May 2009

    Cheeky Star Trek director JJ Abrams has snuck an intergalactic reference of intergalactic proportions into the latest Star Trek it seems. Everyone's favourite feisty droid, R2-D2 is supposedly pulling a Where's Wally moment and according to Paramount,...

  • Motorola closes movie store
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    Motorola closes movie store

    By 23 March 2009

    Motorola has closed down the online movie downloads store it launched just 9 months ago. The store, that was launched in conjunction with movie studio Paramount, was aimed at mobile phone owners to download films on their PCs and then sideload them to...

  • EA date Godfather II game for Europe
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    EA date Godfather II game for Europe

    By 14 February 2009

    EA and Paramount Digital Entertainment have confirmed that the Godfather II video game will be on the shelves in Europe on 10 April. The game sees players taking the role of a Don in the Corleone family, and allowing players to "carve out their own story...

  • Paramount's "Iron Man" Blu-ray experiences tech issues
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    Paramount's "Iron Man" Blu-ray experiences tech issues

    By 6 October 2008

    Paramount's recent high profile release of "Iron Man" on Blu-ray has experienced some technical difficulties. The launch of the new disc, that saw "big sales", was marred by connectivity problems with the disc's BD-Live interactive features, as reported...

  • Bay says I told you so over Transfomers Blu-ray release
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    Bay says I told you so over Transfomers Blu-ray release

    By 28 August 2008

    As we've previously reported, the multi million dollar hit Transformers has now gotten a Blu-ray release. "I've been waiting for Transformers to be released on Blu-ray for a long time and it was worth the wait", said Bay. "This is the complete high definition...

  • BioWare "looking at" more DLC for Mass Effect
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    BioWare "looking at" more DLC for Mass Effect

    By 11 August 2008

    BioWare boss Greg Zeschuk has said the company is looking into more downloadable content for action role-playing game, Mass Effect. When asked directly in a recent interview about more DLC, Zeschuk simply replied: "We're talking about that. You know how...

  • Star Trek Online trailer debuted
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    Star Trek Online trailer debuted

    By 11 August 2008

    This trailer for the new Star Trek Online was unveiled at the annual Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas. Cryptic Studios gave fans a sneak peek at what to expect from the new MMO game based on the popular sci-fi TV series. Whatsmore, fans got an extra...

  • Godfather II details announced
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    Godfather II details announced

    By 8 August 2008

    Electronic Arts and Paramount Digital Entertainment have announced details of The Godfather II videogame. Inspired by the film and Mario Puzo’s Corleone family drama, The Godfather II is set in the world of organised crime in 1960’s Florida, Cuba...

  • Paramount to make girly film favourites into games
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    Paramount to make girly film favourites into games

    By 22 July 2008

    Paramount is powering its way into the games market with titles based on popular girls films Clueless, Mean Girls and Pretty in Pink. In association with Legacy Interactive, the titles will be cheap and downloadable, and available in the States at the...

  • Motorola to offer Paramount movies
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    Motorola to offer Paramount movies

    By 9 June 2008

    Motorola has announced that it is partnering with Paramount to launch a movie service for its mobile phone customers. Launching initially in the UK and then four other European countries - Germany, Italy, Spain and France, the movie download store won’t...

  • Comment: Paramount confirms "Transformers" Blu-ray release
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    Comment: Paramount confirms "Transformers" Blu-ray release

    By 30 May 2008

    Arguably the single most interesting individual title to launch during the HD DVD and Blu-ray next-gen disc format war in terms of headlines, Paramount has confirmed that the previous HD DVD flagship movie "Transformers" is to get a Blu-ray release. The...

  • Paramount to re-issue entire Blu-ray back catalogue
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    Paramount to re-issue entire Blu-ray back catalogue

    By 9 May 2008

    Paramount was the last Hollywood studio to confirm its commitment to the Blu-ray format after the demise of HD DVD early this year, but the company is making up for it by announcing it will re-issue its entire Blu-ray back catalogue before this month...

  • Apple announces same-day iTunes movies
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    Apple announces same-day iTunes movies

    By 1 May 2008

    We'd heard it was to be the case via a rumour, but it is now so for American consumers - Apple has announced that new movie releases from both major film studios and independent studios are now available for purchase on the iTunes Store on the same day...

  • Paramount launches movie clips app on Facebook
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    Paramount launches movie clips app on Facebook

    By 10 March 2008

    Paramount Pictures has just become the first major studio to make clips from thousands of its movies available for use on the Internet. The studio has teamed up with LA-based developer FanRocket to launch the "VooZoo" application on Facebook which lets...

  • Transformers movie drives DVD sales
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    Transformers movie drives DVD sales

    By 29 February 2008

    It seems our love of those robots in disguise has been driving DVD sales for Paramount studios. The studio's owner Viacom has announced its quarterly sales figures and boasted a 16% rise in profit. As well as booming DVD sales (perhaps also driven on...

  • Dreamworks and Paramount cancel HD DVD releases
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    Dreamworks and Paramount cancel HD DVD releases

    By 29 February 2008

    Dreamworks has performed a massive U-turn and now cancelled all future planned HD DVD releases including Bee Movie due to be released on the 11 March. The studio, along with its parent company Paramount, has now officially confirmed that they will both...