Sony Pictures Teams Up with Iconic Video Game Companies for Pixels

Sony Pictures Entertainment has brought together a number of iconic video game companies, whose characters—such as Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Frogger, and Q*bert—will be featured in next year’s action comedy Pixels, to be released on May 15.

Companies with classic arcade games that are teaming with Sony Pictures on the film include: Atari Interactive (publisher of Asteroids, Breakout, Centipede, and Missile Command), Konami Digital Entertainment Co. Ltd. (Frogger), Bandai Namco Games Inc. (Pac-Man, Galaga, and Dig Dug), Nintendo (Donkey Kong), Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (Q*bert), Taito Corporation (Space Invaders), and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Joust, Defender, Robotron, and Wizard of Wor).

Karaoke Revolution Glee: Volume 3 Hits Stores This Fall

Gleeks everywhere will be belting out their favorite songs from season 2 with the Konami Digital Entertainment , Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products collaboration, Karaoke Revolution Glee: Volume 3, hitting stores this fall on Wii.

Volume 3 will include more than 35 hit songs and exclusive footage from season 2 of the TV show. For the first time, players can compete in multiplayer singing games, including minigames and a party mode for up to six players. Gleeks can also take center stage with new celebrity guest stars, in addition to their favorite  season 2 characters.

“P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing),” “Toxic,” “Losing My Religion,” and “Stop! In The Name of Love” are just a few of the titles included. The volume also contains popular song renditions from artists such as Ike & Tina Turner, Poison, Amy Winehouse, En Vogue, and Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat.

This volume uses Karaoke Revolution’s proprietary voice recognition technology, which recognizes and scores vocal pitch and rhythm, allowing players to reach hard-hitting notes and to perfect their harmonies.