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FILM NEWS: Ridley Scott To Direct New Blade Runner Film

By Marty Mulrooney

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Ridley Scott is set to helm a follow-up to his cult classic science fiction film Blade Runner for Warner Brothers-based financing and production company Alcon Entertainment. Alcon recently made headlines when they announced that they had the exclusive rights to produce Blade Runner theatrical sequels and prequels, in addition to television and interactive productions based on the film. Fans will no doubt breathe a sigh of relief knowing that Ridley Scott is now fully on board. No news yet on whether this will be a sequel or prequel, or if any of the original cast will be returning. Read on for the official press release!

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GAME PREVIEW – Hard Reset (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

Hard Reset Preview

Hard Reset is a fast-paced, old-school first-person shooter developed by Flying Wild Hog. Set within a dark science fiction setting, players take control of Major Fletcher, an Army Combat Veteran and soldier of the CLN, as he battles through the only remaining human city of Bezoar. Due for release on PC in September 2011, Flying Wild Hog recently provided AMO with a four level preview build. Read on to find out more!

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FEATURE ARTICLE – BLADERUNNING Some Reflections on Blade Runner ‘97

By Mark Benninghofen (Guest Writer, Voice Actor)

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The internet’s really quite remarkable; it baffles me. This thing… this gelatinous, living thing that puts people together… matches them instantly on a common theme… exquisitely random… frighteningly specific. I graduated high school in 1979 so y’know… technologically… I’m in special ed; email though, I can deal with.

I get this email from Martin M about a month ago. He explains that he hosts/publishes/rules this happening internet thing and asks since I was the guy who did the video game Blade Runner like, 11,000 years ago… would I be available to chat about my experience? Martin’s a Brit, which sweetens any invitation; Martin’s also a class act. So… deal.

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Blade Runner: The Game Review (ACG)

By Marty Mulrooney

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My latest review for www.adventureclassicgaming.com is now live!

Blade Runner (1997, PC) is a point and click adventure game based on the classic 1982 science fiction film of the same name. Created by Westwood Studios, players took control of ‘Blade Runner’ Roy McCoy, hunting down escaped replicants in 2019 Los Angeles. For fans of the film and adventure gamers in general this is still a must-buy. I recommend hunting down a copy!

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FILM ARCHIVE – Blade Runner: The Final Cut (2007)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Twenty-five years in its arrival and as many feet high, it stared at me through the darkness, a large, unblinking eye. Reflected in its depths was a whole cityscape; a futuristic Los Angeles, terrifying in its bleakness, plumes of fire rising from stacks up towards the heavens.

So there I was, with the biggest grin on my face, watching this eye. I wasn’t afraid; I had seen it before. But never so clear, or so…BIG. Admittedly, to catch the film Blade Runner during its first big screen run in 1982, I would have to build a time machine: I hadn’t been born yet. Seeing it here now, looking brand new, felt like a revelation.

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