To promote the video of his new single "Move That Dope," the rapper Future produced a fun little retro video game for everyone to play online. It's pretty fun! But let's not forget the many rappers who paved the way toward video game stardom, including Kanye, 50 Cent, and Wu-Tang Clan. Let's run down our favorite rapper-made or -sponsored video games, all of which are obviously must-plays.
We’ve said in the past that Microsoft’s “Scroogled” campaign rings somewhat hollow to us because Microsoft has certainly not been above using its users’ data to sell more targeted ads. Now The Washington Post informs us that Microsoft is going to cobble together Xbox Live user profiles from “Microsoft user IDs and other public data” that it will then use to deliver targeted political ads on the Xbox Live dashboard based on what it thinks are users’ personal beliefs. Microsoft is also apparently pitching political campaigns to share their “own lists of voter e-mail addresses” so that “Microsoft can match the additional data with individual customer accounts for even more accurate voter targeting.” No Microsoft officials would comment on the
As Artemisia, Eva Green takes her revenge against the Greeks in "300: Rise of An Empire," which opens in theaters on Friday. And the actress explained to Access Hollywood why she wanted to take on another villainess. It was executive producers Zack and Debbie Snyder who convinced Eva to take the role of the woman who leads Xerxes' army against Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) and his Greek poets and farmers (with six-packs).
Lindsay Lohan appears to have turned a corner in her life and Oprah Winfrey has helped. "It is a television show so they want ratings - they picked the first two months after I got back to New York after I had been in treatment," the 27-year-old told Jimmy Fallon. In fact, in the last year, Lindsay has found a higher power.
The actress is in line to join the cast of "American Ultra," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Currently in theaters in Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac," Uma Thurman is in talks to join this action comedy authored by Max Landis, the screenwriter behind "Chronicle" (2012) and son to veteran director John Landis. Jesse Eisenberg will play a young pothead who suddenly finds himself personally involved in this government plot. Kristen Stewart will play his girlfriend.
Dimension Films has uploaded the first trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to "Sin City," from Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller. Just under 1min30s, the trailer for "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" reprises the film noir esthetic seen in the first "Sin City," released in 2005, and reunites audiences with some of the same characters, including Marv and Nancy, played by Mickey Rourke and Jessica Alba. There are also a few newcomers to the franchise, including Joseph Gordon Levitt, Ray Liotta, Josh Brolin and Eva Green.
Based on a wildlife documentary about the catastrophic effects of a microscopic fungus, video game survival drama "The Last of Us" is headed to the big screen. The latter's character exposition has been particularly well praised, even if Ellen Page took exception to her likeness being used for main character Ellie. Druckmann and Straley are joined by Naughty Dog presidents Evan Wells and Christophe Balestra on the creative side, reports Deadline.
Ubisoft said Thursday that it will unleash hacker-themed video game "Watch Dogs" on May 27 in what could turn a disappointing launch delay into a smart marketing move. Shares in the publicly traded French company took a hit when it announced that "Watch Dogs" would not be released as originally planned in November of last year. In contrast, a May debut for "Watch Dogs" could take place when owners of new-generation PlayStation 4 or Xbox One consoles released late last year are hungry for fresh games to play. Versions of "Watch Dogs" will be available for current and previous generation PlayStation or Xbox consoles as well as for play on personal computers powered by Windows software.