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Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens review: The best Lego game to date
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Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens review: The best Lego game to date

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In recent years, it has become fashionable to adopt an air of cynicism about the Lego games. They have continued to come thick and fast and, consequently, have attracted accusations of saminess. Such cynicism generally evaporates once stuck into their... >>

The Minecraft movie has a release date, coming in 3D and to IMAX

The Minecraft movie has a release date, coming in 3D and to IMAX

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Minecraft diehards can rejoice! Their movie is just three years away.Mojang has announced an official release date for the game series' first feature film. The developer studio, which Microsoft acquired in 2014 for $2.5 billion, said its Warner Bros-produced... >>

Virtual reality needs a defining game, says Batman: Arkham VR publisher

Virtual reality needs a defining game, says Batman: Arkham VR publisher

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Batman: Arkham VR came as something of a shock during E3 2016. Not only because it was one of the few things that hadn't been leaked widely before the show started, but that it awarded the "best game" crown by many visitors.You can read our thoughts... >>

Batman Arkham VR preview: Find out why the PS VR game was best of E3 2016

Batman Arkham VR preview: Find out why the PS VR game was best of E3 2016

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We’ll come out with a bold claim right from the off, not only was Batman: Arkham VR the last game we saw at this year’s E3 before its doors were shut, it was also the best. Of the whole show.That’s a personal opinion, of course, and it doesn’t... >>

The gadgets and costumes of Suicide Squad in pictures: Harley Quinn, The Joker and more

The gadgets and costumes of Suicide Squad in pictures: Harley Quinn, The Joker and more

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After a busy E3 in Los Angeles, we were invited to end the week with a trip to Warner Bros Studios in Burbank to undertake a tour of the lot and get up and close to a whole host of props and costumes.We saw plenty of items from past and present, including... >>

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

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The year of 4K UHD Blu-ray is here in 2016 and it's bringing High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos too.Finally those 4K TVs that were bought in the Christmas sales can really get some use with enhanced picture vibrancy, colours and contras from this new... >>

Lego Marvel's Avengers review: A Marvel-lous return to form
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Lego Marvel's Avengers review: A Marvel-lous return to form

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Recently, Lego games have strayed into dangerous territory which has seen them come uncomfortably close to becoming victims of their own success. While the world at large is still fully in the grip of a Lego moment, TT Games' relentless Lego-ising of... >>

Mortal Kombat XL lets you fight as the Alien vs the Predator or Jason vs Leatherface

Mortal Kombat XL lets you fight as the Alien vs the Predator or Jason vs Leatherface

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An extended version of Warner Bros latest in the Mortal Kombat series adds two of the most sought after downloadable content packs to the original game to offer the most complete experience yet.What's more, as those packs include playable characters for... >>

The new Suicide Squad trailer looks and sounds totally epic - watch it here

The new Suicide Squad trailer looks and sounds totally epic - watch it here

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OMGOMGOMG.Warner Bros' YouTube channel has posted a new trailer for Suicide Squad, an upcoming film based on the DC Comics supervillain team of the same name. It'll premiere in cinemas this August, but while we patiently wait for the next 8 months to... >>

George Miller wanted to use drones to shoot Mad Max Fury Road but health and safety stopped him

George Miller wanted to use drones to shoot Mad Max Fury Road but health and safety stopped him

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The director of Mad Max Fury Road, George Miller, is a massive fan of technology and used every device available to him to make the critically acclaimed movie. DSLR cameras and iPhones feature along the way, but the gadgets that he would've loved to... >>

Lego Dimensions review: Everything Is Awesome
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Lego Dimensions review: Everything Is Awesome

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Lego Dimensions joins the toys-to-life race this year in impressive form. Because from the very start the focus is as much on the toys as it is the screen - within minutes of play you'll put the controller down to build the Lego Toy Pad peripheral, which... >>

Lego Dimensions wave 1 in pictures: The Starter Pack, Team Packs, Level Packs and Fun Packs in the flesh

Lego Dimensions wave 1 in pictures: The Starter Pack, Team Packs, Level Packs and Fun Packs in the flesh

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Lego Dimensions is Warner's answer to Skylanders and Disney Infinity in that it is a "toys to life" game where you get to add additional characters and vehicles to an original starter set through the included portal, but where it differs from the other... >>

Mad Max first look review: Vast and furious

Mad Max first look review: Vast and furious

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The way the games industry has been going of late, it is becoming more and more difficult to review games fully in time for their public release. Often the developers are working right up to the wire and day one patches are becoming the norm.That’s... >>

Scooby Doo trailer shows how Lego Dimensions is taking toys to life to a new level

Scooby Doo trailer shows how Lego Dimensions is taking toys to life to a new level

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As momentum builds towards next month’s launch of Lego Dimensions, a new trailer focusing on Scooby-Doo underlines the multiple franchises available in the Starter Pack along with a staring role for Shaggy and Scooby.Scooby-Doo is one of the 14 brands... >>

Mad Max preview: Much more than a driving game

Mad Max preview: Much more than a driving game

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When we first saw the official Mad Max game a couple of years ago it was a very different beast to the version shown at Gamescom.To be completely honest, the initial showings of the open world game set in the Mad Max universe (but not tied to the, then,... >>

Doctor Who confirmed for Lego Dimensions: All 13 Doctors to appear, even John Hurt

Doctor Who confirmed for Lego Dimensions: All 13 Doctors to appear, even John Hurt

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Although it was previously leaked - by Lego itself no less - it has now been confirmed that Doctor Who will be joining the cast of the game/toy collection Lego Dimensions.The 12th Doctor will be voiced by Peter Capaldi, who plays the character on TV,... >>

Mad Max preview: A game that echoes the movie

Mad Max preview: A game that echoes the movie

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Unveiled at last year's E3 expo, Mad Max the game was one of the titles we were most looking forward to playing this year. However, having seen Mad Max: Fury Road at the cinema we suspect the game will divide the critics in a similar way to that movie.What... >>

Batman: Arkham Knight preview: Taking the Batmobile for a spin

Batman: Arkham Knight preview: Taking the Batmobile for a spin

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Batman: Arkham Knight has been a real labour of love for developer Rocksteady, which started work on the project four years ago, as soon as it finished Arkham City. And from our play time with the latest, almost complete build of the game, you can see... >>

Lego Dimensions figures leaked: Doctor Who, Portal 2, The Simpsons and more

Lego Dimensions figures leaked: Doctor Who, Portal 2, The Simpsons and more

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Warner's forthcoming Skylanders-rivalling Lego Dimensions will have possibly the greatest cast of characters ever assembled for a single videogame. As well as the figures revealed as part of the official announcement, which include characters from Wizard... >>

Spielberg to adapt Ready Player One gamer novel, may use Magic Leap tech for AR movie

Spielberg to adapt Ready Player One gamer novel, may use Magic Leap tech for AR movie

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Steven Spielberg is set to create a movie version of the gamer focused novel, Ready Player One.This will be the first movie Spielberg has made with Warner Bros Studios since 2001 when he created AI: Artificial Intelligence. The studio is known for trying... >>

You can play as Predator and Jason Vorhees in Mortal Kombat X, things just got a whole lot more savage

You can play as Predator and Jason Vorhees in Mortal Kombat X, things just got a whole lot more savage

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Rumours emerged in February that the forthcoming new Mortal Kombat game for Xbox One, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC would feature downloadable content with extra characters from movies. And now they seem to have been corroborated by the official Xbox store.The... >>

Hot new Warner comic book adaptation Constantine hits Amazon Prime Instant first

Hot new Warner comic book adaptation Constantine hits Amazon Prime Instant first

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Marvel has proven in recent times that comic book adaptations are hugely popular on the big and small screens alike, having huge success with its own-produced Avengers and tie-in movies. The second series of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has garnered great viewing... >>

Finally we're getting the Gauntlet game we've been waiting for since the 80s

Finally we're getting the Gauntlet game we've been waiting for since the 80s

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Warner Bros' remake of Gauntlet has been given the new release date of 23 September, which represents a push back of a few weeks, but considering the walkthrough video Warner Bros has just released, the wait looks to be well worth it.Indeed, we've been... >>

Batman: Arkham Knight gameplay preview: A next-gen return to form

Batman: Arkham Knight gameplay preview: A next-gen return to form

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Let's all welcome the Batman to the next-generation, because after playing Batman: Arkham Knight on PS4 we have to say it looks fantastic. It's a return to form following Arkham City's less inspiring turn.Key to Arkham Knight is the sheer scale of things.... >>

Lego The Hobbit leads second wave of OnLive Steam CloudLift games, as sub price drops by half

Lego The Hobbit leads second wave of OnLive Steam CloudLift games, as sub price drops by half

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OnLive has added five new titles to its CloudLift games line-up, the subscription service that allows you to play games bought on Steam through the cloud on any compatible device. And that includes Android, through the OnLive app.The new games include... >>

PC reimagination of hit arcade game Gauntlet launching this summer

PC reimagination of hit arcade game Gauntlet launching this summer

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Gauntlet, the hit 1985 arcade game, is returning in a completely modernised action RPG version for the PC, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment announced on Monday.Gauntlet will be available in summer 2014 through Steam on the PC, with full support for... >>

Oscar winner Gravity is highest selling 3D Blu-ray of all time

Oscar winner Gravity is highest selling 3D Blu-ray of all time

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Gravity may have scooped seven Academy Awards at the weekend, including Best Director for Alfonso Cuaron, and previously bagged six BAFTAs, but its not finished reaping accolades. The 3D Blu-ray version of the film, released on Monday, is the fastest... >>

Amazon Instant Video to offer 4K Ultra HD content from Warner Bros, Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox and others

Amazon Instant Video to offer 4K Ultra HD content from Warner Bros, Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox and others

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Amazon Instant Video is working with Warner Bros, Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox, Discovery and others to offer 4K Ultra HD content.Amazon announced in December that it wanted to push 4K content, and it even confirmed Amazon Studios would shoot all 2014... >>

The Hobbit ad gives a downloadable blueprint for a 3D-printed model

The Hobbit ad gives a downloadable blueprint for a 3D-printed model

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To promote The Hobbit: Desolution of Smaug Microsoft and Warner Bros are offering a free 3D printer blueprint of The Key of Erebor from the film.The advertising campaign will run across MSN, Xbox 360 and Windows 8 with an interactive dive into the film... >>

Thunder, Thunder, Thundercats lead all-star superhero cast as Lovefilm signs deal with Warner

Thunder, Thunder, Thundercats lead all-star superhero cast as Lovefilm signs deal with Warner

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Amazon's Lovefilm has signed a content deal with Warner Bros International Television Distribution to offer an extensive library of superhero and action animated series.The deal includes both the original 1980s and recent remade Thundercats series, while... >>

Mad Max gameplay preview, trailer and screens: Eyes-on epic open-world title, due 2014

Mad Max gameplay preview, trailer and screens: Eyes-on epic open-world title, due 2014

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Mad Max is due to land big in 2014. In addition to the movie - starring Nicolas Hoult, Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron - there's going to be an open-world game. But one isn't connected to the other: the game, which Pocket-lint saw in an early gameplay preview... >>

Win: A Man Of Steel Nokia Lumia 925 Handset

Win: A Man Of Steel Nokia Lumia 925 Handset

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To celebrate the release of MAN OF STEEL in cinemas on 14 June, Pocket-lint has teamed up with Nokia, official partner of Man Of Steel, to offer one lucky reader a special-edition Nokia Lumia 925 mobile phone handset with limited-edition charger and... >>

Lovefilm signs deal with Warner for more TV series

Lovefilm signs deal with Warner for more TV series

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Lovefilm has expanded its TV line-up of shows available to watch instantly by signing a deal with the TV arm of Warner Bros.The Amazon-owned movie and TV streaming service has added shows from Warner Bros International Television Distribution, which includes... >>

Batman: Arkham Origins announced, coming October for Wii U, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC

Batman: Arkham Origins announced, coming October for Wii U, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC

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Warner Bros, via Game Informer magazine in the States, has announced the third game in its Batman: Arkham franchise and it's coming sooner than many people thought.Scheduled for release on 25 October this year, Batman: Arkham Origins will be a prequel... >>

New Batman: Arkham sequel confirmed for release this year

New Batman: Arkham sequel confirmed for release this year

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Warner has revealed that a third game in the Batman: Arkham series is in development and will be released this year. Or, at least, in the company's financial year 2013.During its investors call after the publishing of its 2012 financial results, Time... >>

Lord of the Rings becomes latest Lego game subject

Lord of the Rings becomes latest Lego game subject

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The games developers behind the Lego video games have announced that its next gaming release will be a Lego version of the Lord of the Rings films.Having had previous success with Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Harry Potter, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Movie App review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Movie App review (iPad)

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Pocket-lint is hearing from all manner of content providers and broadcasters that a massive focus for them at present is coming up with the correct way to present a second-screen experience. Many of their viewers and subscribers now watch TV, movies,... >>

Warner Bros releases some of the greatest scripts of all time as eBooks

Warner Bros releases some of the greatest scripts of all time as eBooks

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Movie studio Warner Bros has launched a digital publishing initiative called Inside the Script which will release eBooks featuring shooting materials from some of its most iconic films. The digital editions will each contain a wealth of inside information,... >>

UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5

UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5

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The "revolutionary new approach to digital entertainment", UltraViolet, has made its way across the pond to the UK and will officially go live on Boxing Day with the launch of Final Destination 5.UltraViolet is a scheme backed by 75 companies ranging... >>

Lovefilm and Warner Bros. deal: More movies coming to Xbox, PS3 and PC

Lovefilm and Warner Bros. deal: More movies coming to Xbox, PS3 and PC

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Amazon has signed a film distribution deal with Warner Bros., meaning film content will be added for Lovefilm (now an Amazon company) subscribers - including more movies on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.The deal is described as a "multi-year, multi-layered pact",... >>

Warner Bros admits to takedowns of files it doesn't own

Warner Bros admits to takedowns of files it doesn't own

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Movie studio Warner Bros has admitted in court that it removed files it didn't own the copyright to and even, in some cases, checked for validity from file-hosting website Hotfile.com.The revelation came in a counterclaim the site has made against the... >>

Batman: Arkham City sells 4.6 million - writer explains why

Batman: Arkham City sells 4.6 million - writer explains why

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Batman: Arkham City may have only been on sale for a week (in the US, 4 days over here), but it has already topped a staggering 4.6 million unit sales worldwide. And that's without the PC version included, which is yet to be released - on 8 November in... >>

Does Batman rock a HTC Titan in Arkham City?

Does Batman rock a HTC Titan in Arkham City?

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While playing our way through the excellent Batman: Arkham City on the Xbox 360, Pocket-lint stumbled across a cut scene that has Batman talking to the Joker on a mobile phone. A mobile phone with a massive screen.And that's led us to wonder which mobile... >>

Covent Garden to become Arkham City - with own Bat Signal

Covent Garden to become Arkham City - with own Bat Signal

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Part of Covent Garden in London's West End is to be turned into Arkham City tonight as Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has taken over the Freemason's Hall on Long Acre in celebration of the launch of Batman: Arkham City. And one of the events it... >>

E3 Quick Play: Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster

E3 Quick Play: Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster

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Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster sees the monsters of Sesame Street head to your computer. But is it as scary as it sounds, is it just another kids TV show cash it, or are you and your kids going to get some reward out of it somehow? We caught up with... >>

E3 Quick Play: Batman Arkham City

E3 Quick Play: Batman Arkham City

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The first won a BAFTA, but how does its sequel, Batman Arkham CIty, compare to the first? We tracked down the game at this year's E3 in Los Angeles to find out what to expect and what it's like. Will the Joker return, what are the graphics like, and is... >>

FEAR 3
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FEAR 3

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Let’s be honest: FEAR 3 isn’t exactly 2011’s most keenly anticipated sequel. The 2005 original was an excellent FPS and a deeply creepy game, but over the years it’s been largely forgotten while other franchises have stolen all the limelight.... >>