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Halo TV series: “I definitely don’t think of it as filler,” says Spencer

Halo is getting a TV series in collaboration with Steven Spielberg, and Microsoft’s Phil Spencer certainly isn’t regarding it as filler. He’s discussed the transmedia project in a new interview.

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  • Halo TV series: “I definitely don’t think of it as filler,” says Spencer

    Halo is getting a TV series in collaboration with Steven Spielberg, and Microsoft’s Phil Spencer certainly isn’t regarding it as filler. He’s discussed the transmedia project in a new interview.

  • Spielberg & Lucas discuss the ‘Titanic’ future of gaming

    Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have all discussed the future of gaming in a new panel session. Spielberg in particular wants to see immersion in games rise to unprecedented levels moving forward.

  • Halo: Spartan Assault domains registered by Microsoft

    Microsoft has registered Halo related domains, which Fusible believes could be attributed to Steven Spielberg’s live-action Halo TV series for Xbox One.

  • Xbox One TV strategy: Halo live-action series confirmed, Steven Spielberg to direct

    Xbox One will be home to bespoke TV shows, digital shorts and much more.

  • Cancelled Project LMNO suffered from Spielberg’s lack of input, says consultant

    Jason Rohrer, a consultant on EA’s cancelled Project LMNO, has said the development on the game partially suffered due to limited involvement from Steven Spielberg.

  • Spielberg, Jackson talk Adventures of Tintin: the game

    The director and producer superstar team of performance capture 3D film The Adventures of Tintin have offered their thoughts on Ubisoft’s game tie-in. Verdict: they’re impressed – check the video for more.

  • Report – Halo movie planned for 2012, Spielberg involved

    A Halo movie with the involvement of Steven Spielberg is set for a release in 2012, according to a French press kit for the latest Halo book, Cryptum,

  • Project LMNO target video shows what could have been

    We are deeply saddened to live in a world where Imagine Party Babyz alternatively crawls and drunkely conga lines onto shelves while this gets canceled.

  • Spielberg’s Project LMNO ultimately failed because “it tried to do too much”

    Project LMNO was supposed to make you cry. And it did. Just not in the way its creators – chief among them Steven friggin’ Spielberg – were hoping for. So, what happened?

  • Xs for eyes: EA officially cancels Steven Spielberg’s Project LMNO

    Hey, Guillermo del Toro, you’re not the only filmmaker-turned-videogame-designer on the block! Oh, wait. Yes you are.

  • Rumor: Spielberg in negotiations for Halo movie

    Stuart Beattie has been shopping around his Halo: Fall of Reach script and according to a report over on IESB, none other than Steven Spielberg has his eyes on it. According to the the site: “IESB has learned exclusively (believe me this is solid and I’ve confirmed it three times over with studio executives and […]

  • Spielberg gets ideas from games like Splinter Cell

    According to Ubisoft’s Maxime Bernard, when Steven Spielberg was at E3 he mentioned that he gets some of his ideas from games like Splinter Cell. “He had an entourage… and he said to his friend ‘it gives us a lot of ideas, it’s very inspiring’” Bernard told OXM. “I was thinking, like, wow. If we […]

  • Spielberg’s LMNO is still in production, isn’t called LMNO any more

    EA has put any rumour of Spielberg title, LMNO (pronounced Elemental), being canned to rest by informing Kotaku that the project “continues to develop at EALA with Steven,” and that it isn’t referred to as LMNO any more. “The rumor is incorrect. EA remains deeply committed to its collaboration with Steven Spielberg and projects we […]

  • Spielberg ‘throws away’ current work to focus on ‘heart-breaking’ Natal

    Steven Spielberg has told the BBC that everything he’s working on with EA is now in the bin. Why? Because now he’s got Natal. “I’m currently making videogames through EA, and right now I’m so excited to be able to write for [Natal],” he said, talking alongside MS entertainment boss Don Mattrick after the Microsoft […]

  • Spielberg – Console platforms to go “the way of the Dodo bird”

    Steven Speilberg’s predicted that games consoles will “someday” cease to exist. Speaking to The Guardian, the director said that, just like the old “videogame parlours”, consoles and other gaming equipment will go “the way of the Dodo bird”. “Now we’re all playing at home and someday we’ll be playing directly on our TV sets, bypassing […]

  • Spielberg: Selling Dreamworks to EA was “the smartest and dumbest thing I ever did”

    Steven Spielberg’s kicking himself. Had he not bailed on Medal of Honor’s development and sold DWI to EA in 2000, he’d be rich by now. Oh. “The smartest and dumbest thing I ever did was to sell my company to EA,” the bespectacled movie oligarch told Reuters. “Medal of Honor was almost done and we […]

  • Boom Blox: Spielberg drops mention of “next iteration beyond Bash Party”

    Despite the fact the second Boom Blox game, Bash Party, still hasn’t released, Steven Spielberg’s already talking up a third title. “You can become a creator at home,” the media giant told Reuters. “You can become a participant and you can become an activist. It’s a really wonderful way to empower players to share their […]

  • First Boom Blox sequel trailer here now

    More blox bashing madness is in store for Wii owners this spring, with Steven Spielberg’s sequel to his first foray into video game development, Boom Blox, arriving in the form of Boom Blox Bash Party. Details on the title are under embargo until later this month, but at least you get to take a peek […]

  • Boom Blox 2 to release this spring

    Boom Blox 2, now officially titled Boom Blox Bash Party, will release this spring for Wii. The Spielberg-EA puzzle collaboration “promises increased multiplayer action and more than 400 new levels that take players from under water into outer space,” according to this Reuters story. “Boom Blox Bash Party is a wild social gaming experience,” Spielberg […]

  • EA refuses to confirm or deny LMNO lay-offs

    EA has refused to confirm or deny whether or not the majority of the LMNO team was laid off last week. The company has clarified its noncommittal position by saying it isn’t detailing where staff cuts are to be made in the wake of the announcement of a 6 percent reduction in its workforce, confirmed […]

  • EA: Spielberg’s LMNO still in production

    EA has just confirmed to VG247 that Steven Spielberg’s LMNO is still in production. “Development of LMNO continues at EALA under the creative leadership of Doug Church (Creative Director) and Lou Castle (Executive Producer),” said the firm in a statement. It was rumoured this morning that the majority of the team had been laid off […]

  • Rumour: Spielberg team laid off at EALA (update)

    Update: EA’s just confirmed that the game’s still in production. VG247 has learnt from an EA employee that the majority of the LMNO team has been laid off at EALA. LMNO was the codename for the “ultra-real” Spielberg game being worked on at the studio. The fate of the game itself is unclear: we’ve been […]

  • Head-tracking feature pulled from Boom Blox

    Colour us shocked. Joystiq’s reporting that the Boom Blox head-tracking feature – that was supposedly going to allow players to move the game’s camera with head movements – has been pulled. From the site: At the Nintendo Media Summit, Boom Blox senior producer Amir Rahimi confirmed that the final version of the game will lack […]

  • Boom Blox for May 9 in Europe

    According to CVG, EA’s Boom Blox will release in Europe on May 9. The Spielberg Wii puzzle game is… a Spielberg Wii puzzle game. Looks fun, so keep an eye out.

  • Uwe Boll thinks Spielberg is “sloppy”

    He probably doesn’t really, but this is a good quote nonetheless. “Spielberg gets sloppy,” said Boll, on the subject of his new movie, an adaptation of Postal. “We saw that with War of the Worlds (why the f**k the older brother survived?) and also in parts of Jaws, E.T., Munich etc.! My performance in Postal […]

  • GDC: Boom Blox details and hands-on

    Here. Worth a look. Those in the know are going nuts for Spielberg’s Wii title, so it’s worth keeping on your radar until we know otherwise, at least. This piece includes the words “fascinating”, “creative genius” and “I loved what I played”. Go have a read.

  • GDC: Boom Blox to include head tracking

    It says so here. In his GDC session, Louis Castle, producer of Spielberg game Boom Blox, said by using two Wiimotes it’s possible to control the camera with your head. He was also keen to point out that the “feature” was an easter egg and not something EA was planning on promoting. Which sounds sensible […]

  • Spielberg is “just one of the team”

    Hot on the heels of the announcement of BOOM BLOX, the firts game to arrive from the Spielberg-EA partnership, comes an interview with the title’s creator, Louis Castle. Louis reckon’s Stevie’s just a regular guy. “It’s a great relationship,” he said. “He’s out at the office usually weekly, the only time he’s not around is […]

  • First Spielberg-EA game is BOOM BLOX for Wii

    EA just confirmed the first game to arrive from its partnership with Steven Spielberg is BOOM BLOX, a 300-level puzzle game for Wii. “I am a gamer myself, and I really wanted to create a video game that I could play with my kids,” said Steven Spielberg. “BOOM BLOX features an enormous amount of fun […]