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Behold China's illegal, $48 million World of Warcraft theme park
Trent Moore

If hanging out in the virtual MMORPG land of World of Warcraft just isn't enough escapism for you these days, you're in luck—someone went and built a massive, $48 million Warcraft theme park in China. The only problem? It's massively, hugely illegal.

The superhero trailer that outdoes ANYTHING from the Super Bowl

Whether you loved the Captain America and Thor spots that aired during the Super Bowl or felt they lacked a little something, this new cinematic from the DC Universe Online game is a three-minute chunk of awesome that puts them both to shame.

Relive Master Chief memories with 10th anniversary Halo trailer
Jeff Spry

Wow, has it really been 10 years already since Halo first entered our vocabulary? Time flies when you're exterminating the Covenant.

Lucky fan-filmmaker hired for live-action Street Fighter TV show
Matthew Jackson

Two years ago the internet exploded with praise for the live-action fan film Street Fighter: Legacy. Now two of the makers of that film are getting the chance to revisit the style and characters from their film for a full-scale series. That's right, we're getting a live-action Street Fighter show.

Defiance exec explains how the game will affect Syfy's new series
Trent Moore

The multi-platform TV series/videogame crossover Defiance looks to be one of the biggest Syfy series coming our way in 2013, but one big question has been exactly how the two will mesh? Now we think we know.

LEGO Star Wars III trailer makes Clone Wars look awesome
Carol Pinchefsky

When it comes to Star Wars, we can never have too much of a good thing. Witness the awesome trailer for the upcoming LEGO Star Wars III.

Shocking Assassin's Creed movie deal may mean it'll never get made
Matthew Jackson

Don't get too excited about that Assassin's Creed movie, because development hell could be just over the horizon. To get the movie made, Sony Pictures has signed over a massive amount of creative control to game developer Ubisoft, and that might just mean the flick never happens at all.

Never-released Resident Evil game finally leaks out 12 years later
Trent Moore

Though there have been more than a dozen videogames based on the Resident Evil franchise since it debuted on the original Playstation in 1996, one entry has remained lost to the annals of history as an interesting footnote—until now.

1st look at the Chinese World of Warcraft and Starcraft theme parks

We hope you didn't drop all of your vacation money at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Because in addition to that Marvel Comics theme park we heard was being built in Dubai (unless the economy has since shut the project down), a Chinese theme park is in the works based on World of Warcraft and StarCraft.

Explosive interactive trailer puts YOU in Super 8's train wreck
Carol Pinchefsky

Portal 2 is one of gaming's most anticipated videogames, and its release today continues the adventures of Chell and her nemesis, the psychopathic AI, GLaDOS. But Portal 2 also includes an astonishing extra: an interactive trailer for the upcoming movie Super 8.

So THAT'S the plot to the new Asteroids movie?

In its push to scoop up properties that play on nostalgia, Universal won a bidding war over the film rights to the classic Atari videogame a couple of years ago—around the same time they snapped up Battleship. Now, word has slipped out about exactly what an Asteroids movie could look like.

Watch a touching robot resurrection in eerie game teaser for Reset
Jeff Spry

Think you're cold-hearted? Seldom shed a tear? Well, check out a brilliant sci-fi trailer for Theory Interactive's Reset and just try to contain your android empathy. Tissue?

Defiance creators explain how that TV/game interactivity will work

One of the most interesting new projects to debut at San Diego Comic-Con was Syfy and Trion World's Defiance original video game and television series project. The multi-player video game will run concurrently with a new Syfy series that will debut in 2013.