Tag Archive: transmedia

Does Transmedia Work?

In June, the Syfy Channel and THQ debuted “Red Faction: Origins,” a television movie that not only received decent reviews, but was also the test pilot for a potential series.  Days later, the… Continue reading

Opinion: The Video Game-Home Video Disconnect

[Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris looks at the odd disconnect between video games and the film industry, discussing the ins-and-outs of “transmedia”, and how publishers could potentially take advantage of the system.] Video games… Continue reading

Interview: Why The Tribeca Film Institute Turned Its Attention To Gaming

[Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris catches up with the Tribeca Film Institute’s director Beth Janson as the prestigious film-making body launches its TFI New Media Fund — for projects that wed traditional film-making with… Continue reading

Pac-Attack: The desecration of a gaming legend

It’s rough being a video game icon in the transmedia age. With titles like “Red Faction” and “Halo” starting to expand beyond their gaming roots into novels and television, some of the rights… Continue reading

Analysis: Does Going ‘Transmedia’ Help Game Properties?

[Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris looks at how initial releases in game franchises are extending across film, books, action figures and beyond, talking to THQ’s Danny Bilson about the just-announcedHomefront prequel novel and why… Continue reading