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Gore Verbinski’s Kinect game Matter cancelled

Gore Verbinski was making a Kinect game with Blind Wink called Matter. Now he is not. “Microsoft Studios is no longer pursuing this title,” a spokesperson told Joystiq.

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Gore Verbinski headlines

  • Verbinski's Matter to focus on emotional connection between on-screen movements, the player

    Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has said film director Gore Verbinski brought the idea for his studio’s game Matter to the firm after being “exposed to Kinect.”

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  • Gore Verbinski's studio working on XBLA Kinect title

    Director Gore Verbinski’s Blind Wink Productions has signed on with Microsoft to create content for Xbox 360 and various other MS platforms, which we assumes means WP7 and PC.

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  • Verbinski: BioShock film deal fell apart due to R rating

    Director Gore Verbinski has said the reason the BioShock movie deal feel through was due to the fact it was going to be an R-rated film instead of PG-13.

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  • Gore Verbinski: Budget concerns are slowing - not sinking - BioShock movie

    Big Daddies on the big screen? Not for a while, according to producer Gore Verbinski. But hey, how about this Big Momma’s House movie? Sounds like a real winner to us!

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  • Juan Carlos Fresnadillo picked as the new director of the BioShock movie

    The BioShock movie has a new director in the hot seat, and his name is Juan Carlos Fresnadilo. Variety are reporting that Fresnadilo has been picked as the new director of the movie by Universal after original director, Gore Verbinski, decided to just take on the role of producer for the movie due to not […]

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  • Bioshock film needs to be shot abroad to save money, says Verbinski

    Director Gore Verbinski has told The LA Times that filming Bioshock in the States is simply too expensive and if the film is to go ahead, countries such as the U.K. and Australia need to be looked at for tax rebate reasons. “The bottom line is it has to shoot out of the States for […]

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  • BioShock movie halted due to budget concerns

    Universal has stopped pre-production on Gore Verbinski’s BioShock movie over cash worries. According to this Variety report, a planned budget of $160 million for an LA shoot was too much for Universal to stomach, so alternative locations – like the UK – are being looked at in an effort to get things moving again. “We […]

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  • Gore Verbinski passes on fourth Pirates film to do BioShock movie

    Director Gore Verbinski has passed on the fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise in order to focus on the upcoming BioShock movie. That’s fine, because, if we’re being honest, the last PotC film was shit anyway. Take-Two head Strauss Zelnick said last year that the BioShock movie will release alongside a third […]

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  • Verbinski signs on for Second Life movie

    According to this Variety report, Gore Verbinsky’s signed on to direct a movie based on the exploits of a Second Life player. The film is to be based on a Wall Street Journal article about the MMO and its detrimental impact on the real lives of players. The article by Alexandra Alter focuses on a […]

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  • BioShock movie won't be "Kate Hudson hunting for pirate treasure," says Levine

    Big-shot Hollywood film guy Gore Verbinski “gets” the BioShock franchise. Ken Levine told us so last week. So don’t expect pretty blondes with unsmudged make-up impaling themselves on muscle-bound dunderheads in the screen adaptation of the 2K Boston game. “You’re always going to be worried that in that first meeting they’re going to be, like, […]

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  • Bioshock movie may come alongside third game, says Zelnick

    Speaking in an investor call related to just-released Q2 financials, Take-Two head Strauss Zelnick said that the now-confirmed Bioshock film would not release alongside Bioshock 2 next year. “It’s more likely that it would be released coincident with BioShock 3,” he said. This is, obviously, the first time a third Bioshock game has ever been […]

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  • Rumour confirmed: Gore Verbinski to direct Bioshock movie

    A Take Two press release now confirms the earlier Variety rumour that Gore Verbinski will direct the Bioshock movie. “BioShock, a wholly owned and internally developed title for Xbox 360 and Games for Windows shipped over 2.2 million units since its debut in late August,” it reads. “2K Games will be bringing this popular title […]

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  • Gore Verbinski to direct Bioshock movie

    According to this Variety report, Gore Verbinski has been confirmed as director for an upcoming Bioshock film. “I think the whole utopia-gone-wrong story that’s cleverly unveiled to players is just brimming with cinematic potential,” said Verbinski. “Of all the games I’ve played, this is one that I felt has a really strong narrative.” No release […]

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  • Gore Verbinski making game

    Everyone’s at it these days. Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski’s making an unnamed game, according to this. “I’ve got something in mind that I’ve had for about a year,” he said. “I didn’t want to jump into gaming from the executive level. I really want to sort of engage on a creative level.” […]

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  • It's "time for madness", Verbinski tells developers

    Speaking at DICE in Las Vegas, Gore Verbinski has urged developers to push the boundaries of innovation and asked why companies insist on “making another Halo” when there are “so many other places to go.” “This is the time for madness,” he said in his conference keynote. “This is the time to go down dark […]

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