The upcoming feature film Pixels starring Adam Sandler and Peter Dinklage and directed by Chris Columbus is based on the viral video hit of the same name. The story involves the world being attacked by old school video game characters, so for this year’s Comic-Con, Sony has created an 80′s video game arcade called the Electric Dreams Factory. At the arcade, you can compete with other gamers and possibly win the ultimate prize of a walk-on role in Pixels. Check out the contest’s promo video starring Peter Dinklage with a mullet and find out other info about their Comic-Con arcade after the jump. [Read more...]
Amongst all the cool things being revealed at Comic-Con this year, Legendary and Guillermo del Toro are showing off a new way to experience the world of Pacific Rim. They’ve partnered with Oculus VR, the leading pioneers of virtual reality, to deliver a game called Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot. The game allows fans to step into a fully-realized Jaeger Combat Simulator and experience what it feels like to pilot a 250-foot robot. Check out their promo video after the break.
Briefly: Plague Inc. is a fun game that allows the player to infect the world with various forms of infection, bacteria, viruses that grows from a simple pathogen into a killer Plague. Different types of infection are different levels of difficulty. Depending on what the players have chosen, they mutate the Plague’s wide variety of symptoms (like stomach flu, brain damange, paralysis) and transmission (sneezes, birds, blood transfusion), as well as protection against weather, medications, or antibodies.
Now with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes being the number one movie, and going into its second week at the movies, Plague Inc has added the Simiman Flu as one of the choices of Plagues to kill humans with. I could see this this game being another marketing tie-in with The Strain as well, but so far there is no confirmation of that. Here’s the link to the game’s website and Simian flu update. [Read more...]
Trailers Weekly is a feature in which we bring you the most popular and talked about trailers of the week. Sharing trailers is a classic viral practice, and trailers are still the most mainstream way for people to learn about movies. We’ve got trailers from Horns, Paradise Lost, Laggies, Ouija, and Annabelle. There won’t be a trailers weekly next week as the MovieViral team will be off covering the San Diego Comic-Con. Hit the the jump to see this week’s edition of Trailers Weekly. [Read more...]