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Castlevania Netflix creator working on animated PUBG show

By Stephany Nunneley 20 July 2021 20:54 GMT Adi Shankar, creator of the Castlevania animated series for Netflix, will create and showrun an upcoming animated project based PUBG.Krafton Inc. announced today it had signed Adi Shankar for the animated PUBG project.Watch on YouTubeAlongside Castlevania, Shankar is also known for The Grey starring Liam Neeson, Killing Them Softly with Brad Pitt, and more Hollywood films. “As a player, I’ve been crushing the competition in the Battlegrounds since PUBG was released in 2017,” said Shankar. “I’m grateful to Krafton for the trust and confidence they’ve placed in me to execute my vision…

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The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf teaser is our first look at the upcoming animated film

By Stephany Nunneley 10 July 2021 16:12 GMT A first look at the Netflix animated film, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, was provided yesterday during WitcherCon.Along with the first look at The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf a premiere date of August 23 was provided.Watch on YouTubeThe prequel to The Witcher Netflix series was developed by the team who brought us the live-action series.Back in March last year, the film’s producers said they went the animated route because there are certain aspects they wanted to include that could only be accomplished through animation.According to what scriptwriter Beau DeMayo said at…

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Nintendo is working on a Donkey Kong game and animation project – report

Nintendo is apparently planning to bring the Donkey Kong franchise back into the spotlight and will use a new game and animated project to do so.Nintendo insider Zippo and Nintendo Life have both noted that Nintendo is aiming to resurrect the IP in time for its 40th anniversary and give it the same loving treatment Mario got for his 35th anniversary (thanks VGC).“I’ve been told by multiple people that Donkey Kong is the next franchise in line to follow Mario in Nintendo’s push for their game franchises to become multimedia juggernauts,” says Zippo.“Donkey and co. aren’t just getting a new game, they’re getting animation (Before…

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Ubisoft details Splinter Cell, Far Cry, and Blood Dragon animated shows

Netflix and Ubisoft have spilled the beans on more animated projects coming to the streaming platform soon, including details on Splinter Cell, a Far Cry, and Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix.Not content with taking over the videogame/TV market with The Witcher and Castlevania, Netflix is expanding further into the world of geekdom with more shows based on Ubisoft IP.First up, the Splinter Cell animated show will follow the exploits of an aged, haggard Sam Fisher. The tweet embedded below shows more or less all we know about the show so far – but it does a wonderful job of…

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Tomb Raider anime coming to Netflix

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 27 January 2021 17:54 GMT The show will be set after the rebooted trilogy games.Lara Croft is making the leap to Netflix thanks to a new Tomb Raider anime.The streaming service revealed the news on Twitter, saying that this show is being made by Legendary and will take place after the events of the rebooted Tomb Raider trilogy of games.The animated series is being written by Tasha Huo – also working on The Witcher: Blood Orange spin-off show – who is also serving as an executive producer.This wouldn’t be the first time that Lara Croft has…