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Lego Batman Movie is first 4K HDR film to stream on Xbox One S

Lego Batman Movie is first 4K HDR film to stream on Xbox One S

By Rik Henderson

The Xbox One S has been able to play 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays since its introduction in August last year, and in HDR to boot. It's currently the only games console to do so.You can also stream Netflix and Amazon Video content in Ultra HD with HDR on shows... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Mad Max preview: Much more than a driving game

Mad Max preview: Much more than a driving game

By Rik Henderson

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,... Read more

Batman Arkham Knight review: Best of the Bat yet
4.5 stars

Batman Arkham Knight review: Best of the Bat yet

By Rik Henderson

With so many triple-A games arriving towards the end of the year, it comes as no surprise that Warner is not leaving anything to chance with the third in Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham trilogy. It has cunningly released Arkham: Knight, the first to hit the... Read more

Mad Max preview: A game that echoes the movie

Mad Max preview: A game that echoes the movie

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Comcast killed its $45B proposed bid for Time Warner Cable due to US regulatory scrutiny

Comcast killed its $45B proposed bid for Time Warner Cable due to US regulatory scrutiny

By Elyse Betters

In a rather interesting turn of events, Comcast's proposed bid to takeover Time Warner Cable has fallen off a cliff."Today, we move on. Of course, we would have liked to bring our great products to new cities, but we structured this deal so that if the... Read more

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

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

By Mike Lowe

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.... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

PC reimagination of hit arcade game Gauntlet launching this summer

PC reimagination of hit arcade game Gauntlet launching this summer

By Jake Smith

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... Read more

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

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

US cable industry shakeup: Comcast buying Time Warner Cable to control majority of market

US cable industry shakeup: Comcast buying Time Warner Cable to control majority of market

By Jake Smith

US cable giant Comcast is set to announce a deal on Thursday to acquire Time Warner Cable for $44 billion in an all-stock deal, CNBC's David Faber first reported. Several other publications have also confirmed the deal. (Update: The deal is now official... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay preview, trailer and screens

Batman: Arkham Origins gameplay preview, trailer and screens

By Mike Lowe

Batman's Arkham guise is among the most successful of gaming franchies out there - and for good reason. Dark and twisted, much like the Christopher Nolan movie trilogy, the forthcoming Batman: Arkham Origins takes the reins for the forthcoming game installation.Scheduled... Read more

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

Lovefilm signs deal with Warner for more TV series

Lovefilm signs deal with Warner for more TV series

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

New Batman: Arkham sequel confirmed for release this year

New Batman: Arkham sequel confirmed for release this year

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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)

By Rik Henderson

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,... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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,... Read more

UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5

UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5

By Paul Lamkin

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... Read more

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

By Ben Crompton

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",... Read more

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

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

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Batman: Arkham City sells 4.6 million - writer explains why

Batman: Arkham City sells 4.6 million - writer explains why

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

E3 Quick Play: Batman Arkham City

E3 Quick Play: Batman Arkham City

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Tapper World Tour HD review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Tapper World Tour HD review (iPad)

By Rik Henderson

When we decided to find an app to celebrate St Patrick's Day, we stroked our chins and wondered exactly what the celebrated event means to people. Some visit church to honour the patron saint of Ireland, who died on this day in 493 (or 460, depending... Read more

The Dark Knight and Inception hit the App Store

The Dark Knight and Inception hit the App Store

By Paul Lamkin

Christopher Nolan fans are in for a treat as two of his best movies - The Dark Knight and Inception - have landed in the App Store. That's the App Store and not iTunes. Confused? Read on for clarification.The move is an exciting one, that sees Warner... Read more

Batman: Arkham Asylum wins Best Game at BAFTA 2010 awards

Batman: Arkham Asylum wins Best Game at BAFTA 2010 awards

By Stuart Miles

Batman: Arkham Asylum has won best game at the Bafta 2010 awards.The awards, which are voted by members of the game industry, in a similar way to how the movie BAFTAs are decided, gives an indication of the best games of the previous year.The game, which... Read more

Warner makes Dailymotion video deal

Warner makes Dailymotion video deal

By Duncan Geere

You might remember a few weeks back when Warner Music, one of the four major record labels, went postal over ad-supported music and threatened to take its ball and go home. Well, the company has just signed a deal to provide ad-supported music videos... Read more

Warner Music to quit Spotify, Last.fm?

Warner Music to quit Spotify, Last.fm?

By Duncan Geere

Major record label Warner Music, who own recordings from artists as diverse as Muse, A-Ha, Dragonforce and the Monkees, has threatened to stop licensing its music to free streaming services like Spotify, Last.fm and Pandora.Warner's CEO, Edgar Bronfman... Read more

Batman: Arkham Asylum sequel announced

Batman: Arkham Asylum sequel announced

By Duncan Geere

Arkham has moved, apparently. So says arkhamhasmoved.com, the homepage for the sequel to one of 2009's best-loved games, and Pocket-lint Awards nominee, Batman: Arkham Asylum.There's very little to go on so far, other than the trailer embedded above,... Read more

Warner Bros creates Where The Wild Things Are iPhone app

Warner Bros creates Where The Wild Things Are iPhone app

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Warner Bros is offering an iPhone app to celebrate the release of the forthcoming film of the beloved children's book, "Where The Wild Things Are".The film - from Spike Jonze and with collaboration from the book's author Maurice Sendak - hits the big... Read more

Revolutionary gaming co OnLive secures "major investment"

Revolutionary gaming co OnLive secures "major investment"

By Ben Crompton

We haven't heard much OnLive news since it was announced back in March, but the company has just revealed, via its blog, that things are looking good for the future of the games service thanks to some new funding. OnLive has received a "major" boost to... Read more

AOL splits from Time Warner parents

AOL splits from Time Warner parents

By Duncan Geere

Time Warner has announced that its board has authorized a complete separation of itself and AOL. Following the split, AOL will become an independent, publicly traded company once again. The two companies announced plans to merge in January 2000, and they... Read more

Warner offers Blu-ray "upgrade" for old HD DVDs

Warner offers Blu-ray "upgrade" for old HD DVDs

By Amy-Mae Elliott

In the States, Warner is offering movie collection salvation for those that backed the losing format in the recent high-def disc war. The studio, that backed the Toshiba-led HD DVD format until it u-turned to Blu-ray in January 2008, is offering a kind... Read more

New Batman: Arkham Asylum screens released

New Batman: Arkham Asylum screens released

By Verity Burns

Eidos has released ten new screenshots from its new Batman game, Arkham Asylum, due to be released in 2009. Being developed for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, players will take on the role of Batman delivering The Joker to the Arkham Asylum. As you might imagine,... Read more

Dark Knight sells half a million on first day

Dark Knight sells half a million on first day

By Amy-Mae Elliott

The latest Batman outing, the Dark Knight, sold over half a million copies on its debut day. The stats - from Official Charts Company data as revealed by the British Video Association - show that DVDs are still far outstripping Blu-ray sales with 21%... Read more

Warner Bros. launches free AIDS prevention game in Kenya

Warner Bros. launches free AIDS prevention game in Kenya

By Verity Burns

Warner Bros. has teamed up with the US government to deliver a free multiplayer PC game to Kenya in an attempt to change the HIV risk perception, attitude and behaviour of its inhabitants. Developed by Virtual Heroes, the game is called "Pamoja Mtaani",... Read more

Warner Bros announces first BD-Live Blu-ray release

Warner Bros announces first BD-Live Blu-ray release

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Warner Bros' blockbuster "The Dark Knight", will launch as the studio's first home entertainment release to include BD-Live features. The film, with internet-enabled interactive features exclusive to the Blu-ray format - and only playable on Profile 2.0... Read more

Warner Bros to offer DivX downloads

Warner Bros to offer DivX downloads

By Amy-Mae Elliott

In the States, DivX and Warner Bros Entertainment has announced an agreement that will enable online retailers to offer Warner Bros. titles in the DivX standard definition format. SD content is due to be available in October 2008, while high-definition... Read more

Time Warner splitting AOL

Time Warner splitting AOL

By Katie Scott

There have been rumours for a while now, but Time Warner has finally taken a step that pundits say could signal that it is going to sell AOL. The company has announced that it is going to split AOL into two divisions by early next year. These are to be... Read more

MySpace and Warner launch new comedy channel

MySpace and Warner launch new comedy channel

By Katie Scott

Warner has teamed up with MySpace to create a new website that showcases comic talents. The new online comedy channel is called MySpace Comedy UK and will host Comedybox.tv, an online comedy platform developed by Warner. MySpace will host the overall... Read more

Rumours that Time Warner is to sell AOL

Rumours that Time Warner is to sell AOL

By Katie Scott

It may be getting nowhere with Yahoo, but is Microsoft currently making a deal to buy AOL off Time Warner? Rumours are flying around the web that Time Warner is looking to sell off its internet unit, AOL. Shares in Time Warner shot up 4.7% on the whispers.... Read more

Warner Music pulls music from last.fm

Warner Music pulls music from last.fm

By Stuart Miles

Warner Music Group has pulled its music from Last.fm’s free on-demand music streaming service in an apparent dispute over compensation rates. The online radio station has started removing Warner artists from its services according to industry website... Read more

Neil Young to release back catalogue on Blu-ray

Neil Young to release back catalogue on Blu-ray

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Neil Young is to become the one of the first music artists to release his entire back catalogue on Blu-ray discs.Because Blu-ray discs can hold more data that CDs or DVDs, the coming-soon collections will boast high-resolution audio as well as more extras... Read more