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Peter Jackson signs up for Halo games

Posted by Sulkyblue (28th Sep 2006, 08:56) - http://www.joystiq.com

Jackson will be creating a series of games based on Halo. It's *not* Halo 4 and it's *not* the Halo RTS game that was also announced yesterday. He and Fran Walsh will also be working on an entirely new IP with pretentious ambitions. All done through Jackson's new Wingnut Interactive studio.


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 dormouse ( 28th Sep 2006, 10:59, Rank: Jedi )  reply

Perhaps related - (www.hollywoodreporter.com) The filmmaker has dipped into his discretionary fund to option "Temeraire," a historical fantasy series by first-time novelist Naomi Novik

... " 'Temeraire' is a terrific meld of two genres that I particularly love -- fantasy and historical epic," Jackson said. "I can't wait to see Napoleonic battles fought with a squadron of dragons. That's what I go to the movies for."

We should probably get those books for the library :)


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 John Kirk ( 28th Sep 2006, 11:54, Rank: Patrician )  reply

Looks interesting - I'll certainly try to get hold of the first book in the series. Actually, the premise sounds similar to Arrowsmith (a comic by Kurt Busiek), which has World War I being fought with magic - worth reading if you get the chance.


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 karne ( 28th Sep 2006, 12:01, Rank: GSV )  reply

Yay dragons :)

Re the games - nice to hear the Halo universe will continue for a while - there's some fun story telling that can be done there.

While we're talkinga bout games, Mass Effect looks like it could be cool (www.youtube.com)


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