The Weinstein Company forms game division

“The videogame marketplace is changing at such a rapid rate. With all of the digital platforms, there are so many opportunities to broaden our audience with compelling, high quality, cost-efficient, video game entertainment,” said Bob Weinstein.

Cost-efficient, eh? That’s always a great bullet-point. Nevertheless, the Brothers Weinstein will use their new gaming arm to make titles for mobile, social and console platforms. No specific games have yet been announced, but they have enlisted the help of a videogame production company called Beefy Media to assist in making first contact with publishers.

A few movies in Dimension Films’ catalogue (opens in new tab) (aka Miramax) have already been adapted into a game in some form or another, but a quick scan reveals some fresh candidates. My vote? Equilibrium. Those PlayStation Move wands are begging for gun-fu. Tell us your picks below…

[Source: G4TV (opens in new tab)]

Mar 25, 2011

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