All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Fan Films’

Star Fox Gets A Fan Film Because Nintendo Isn’t Making A New Game Anytime Soon

You better give up on a new Star Fox game coming anytime soon. Nintendo seems about as interested in resurrecting the franchise as it is in resurrecting the Metroid franchise. In short, it’s not going to happen unless Platinum Games convinces Nintendo to let them make it. As you slowly wipe your tears, just know that fans’ collective love for …

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‘Portal’ Fan Film Depicts the End of Humans at Aperture Laboratories

It’s easy to see why the Portal games have such a devoted fanbase. The games feature no combat to speak of, and (in addition to wonderfully-written non-human characters) the mind-bending nature of the games’ puzzles speak directly to what gaming is at a basic level: progressing through increasingly difficult levels on the way to a memorable ending. So, Portal fans …

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Wonder Woman Fan Film Succeeds Where DC, Warner Brothers Fail

Whenever the subject of a Wonder Woman movie or TV show is discussed with those behind bringing DC’s heroes to the live-action screen, words like “tricky” and “getting her right” are often used, and meanwhile, fans are left, well, wondering where the hell their Wonder Woman live action content is. Thankfully, some fan films have come along to fill the …

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Grand Theft Auto V Mythbusters Searches For The Truth

As you might expect, the overwhelming popularity of Grand Theft Auto V—a billion dollars in three days is astounding–has led to the creation of user-generated content celebrating the game and all the things you can do. reddit, is, of course, one of the primary ground zeroes for such content, as is the ubiquitous YouTube. For those of you who follow …

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Adding Street Fighter’s Chun-Li To Fail Compilation Videos Wins

If ever anything was meant to be collected and presented in a compilation video, it’s people failing on a day-to-day basis. I mean, is it right to laugh at the misfortune of others? No, but who cares, especially when it’s in video format. No one can judge you if you’re laughing from the safety of your own home/office/cubicle, right? To …

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Celebrating Mirror’s Edge 2 With POV Parkour

So this is pretty awesome. What we have is a short film shot with a point-of-view camera, with the actor doing some pretty slick Parkour around the city of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. While Parkour and POV cameras go together like peas and carrots, when you add the some themes from the game Mirror’s Edge, the result is something …

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“First Impressions” Fan Film Proves Making A Quality Wonder Woman Is Possible

While we are indeed in what appears to be the golden age of converting well-loved comic books into movies and television shows, there’s one iconic character who has happened to miss out on the fun. Yes, there have been rumblings about the CW making a Wonder Woman show for next fall, the fact is, it shouldn’t be this hard. The …

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Fistful Of Rupees Is The Zelda Western We Never Knew We Wanted

I love The Legend of Zelda franchise. Likewise, I love Westerns. I never thought that the two would meet, but my subconscious desire has now been fulfilled thanks to a fan film. The Game Station has taken it upon themselves to produce Fistful of Rupees. It’s the story from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, but set in a …

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Check Out This Awesome Legend Of Zelda Live Action Film

I love the idea of video game film adaptations, but the execution never works out. The studios make the movie for a general audience instead of the gamers. This leads to plenty of terrible films that don’t stand as good movies or good game adaptations. Thankfully, there are fans who are good at making movies whose love of the source …

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Hughes The Force Mashes Up John Hughes, Star Wars

So what happens when you mix John Hughes, Star Wars with a touch of Kevin Smith? It might be something like Hughes the Force, a 35 minute movie that mixes one part Weird Science and one part Fanboys as some high school Star Wars-loving teens try to get into the end of the year high school party. To do, the …

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Battlefield 3 Conquest: Fan Films At Their Best

No, this is not a case of someone simply posting actual footage from the Afganistan front line. Instead, it’s a live-action recreation of a game of Conquest from Battlefield 3, courtesy of YouTube user, ThereIsaCanal. It’s such a good recreation of what the video game offers that it rivals those “real life” Call of Duty: Black OPs commercials. You know …

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Halo Fan Film Gives Gamers A History Lesson

Halo has always been an obvious choice for a film adaptation due to its massive popularity and mainstream appeal outside of the gaming population. It’s just had the unfortunate luck of no studio wanting to actually fund it. Good thing there are fan films that realize our dreams. Halo: The Fallen is a new film project that seeks to tell …

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