Posts Tagged ‘Gore-Verbinski’

BioShock 3 Announced, Sort Of

By John Walker on June 6th, 2008.

The finest bit of photoshop you're ever likely to see.

Who cares whether BioShock 2 will be any good without Levine at the helm, BioShock 3 has been announced! Gamespot spoke to Take-Two’s chairman, Strauss Zelnick, who suggested that the third game in the series would be released to coincide with Gore Verbinki’s film of the original story.

This came about when asked if the next game and movie would align. He said,

“It’s unlikely that the picture would be released to coincide with BioShock 2. It would be more likely that it would be released coincidentally with BioShock 3. That also remains to be seen.”

BioShock 2 is roughly scheduled for the third quarter of 2009, with the film tentatively set for 2010.

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Bioshock: the Movie

By Alec Meer on May 9th, 2008.

Oh yes – Rapture for real will be quite the sight to behold.

Oh no – It’s to be directed and produced by Gore ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Verbinski. Well, the first film was loads of fun, but even discounting those sequels, high seas hi-jinks seems an unusual pedigree for undersea rumination upon the nature of man. But hey, both have water and zombies.
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Gore Verbinski: Not Useless After All

By Alec Meer on March 10th, 2008.

Look upon my pixel-shaded facial pockmarks ye mighty, and despair

Though the internet gave the director of the increasingly turgid Pirates of the Caribbean movies a gentle roasting for his infamous “You must possess some madness” advice to gamingdom, it rather seems as though he’s thinking along potentially exciting lines for his own flashing pixel endeavour. (Pirates of the Carribbean Online, pictured above, is not it. But hey, you make your bed, you lie in it.) Read on for Gore’s thoughts on “anti-narrative.” Not a pretty phrase, but his intentions sound better.
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“Time For Madness”

By Jim Rossignol on February 7th, 2008.

Some madness, yesterday.
GI.biz reports that Pirates Of The Caribbean director Gore Verbinski has told developers at the DICE summit in Las Vegas that “This is the time for madness.” The wealthier-than-thou mastermind behind the Pirates series has decided that games aren’t being crazy enough with the creative juices. (Tell that to ACE…)

“I understand why companies are making sequels. But if a developer is making a game from scratch, why are they making another Halo? There are so many other places to go,” said Verbinski. (“Well duh,” said half the gaming world.)

“In order to be fiscally responsible, you must operate outside of the data. You must possess some madness.”

The problem with videogames, you see, is that most of the time they’re made by the people who want to make videogames. And mad they are not.

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