The relationship between Hollywood studios and videogame publishers is evolving, but gamemakers at Thursday's 16th annual Dice Awards in Las Vegas say there's still a distance between the two.
At a time when gaming franchises like "Call of Duty," "Halo" and "Assassin's Creed" are stealing younger auds away from TV shows, Mark Burnett is taking Spike TV's videogame awards directly to gamers.
Plans to turn Epic Games' "Gears of War" into a film franchise are being revived.
Techies have long predicted that the kind of videogame technology used to render animation that runs in real time would soon surface in other arenas of animation production.
Legendary may be getting Epic. Private equity-backed film financier Legendary Pictures is in negotiations to acquire Epic Games, the North Carolina-based developer of videogames including "Gears of…