Ballistic Media, publishers of Oddworld’s ten‐year anniversary art book, have released an 18‐month calendar featuring artwork taken from EXPOSÉ 5 that can be framed as prints, available now only through BreakPoint Books. The calendar features two of the four paintings by Raymond Swanland used in EXPOSÉ 5: ‘Shadowstorm’ (December 2007) and ‘Bladesinger’ (December 2008).
Sources: CG Newsletter, October 2007
Lorne Lanning will be amongst the various guest stars from the video game and film industries appearing on Hollywood Goes Gaming, a Starz Original Production that promises to examine ‘the synergistic link between Hollywood and the video game industry, which has been evolving over the last three decades.’
Presented by Richard Roeper (of Ebert & Roeper), Hollywood Goes Gaming will be broadcast by the Starz cable network at 9 p.m. EST–PST on Monday, 26 November.
Sources: GameDaily Biz
Lorne Lanning will be amongst the key speakers of the 2008 D.I.C.E. Summit. He will deliver his speech, entitled “But wait, there’s more…!” Lessons learned in creating & selling original IP, on 7 February.
Sources: D.I.C.E. Summit
Lorne Lanning will be at America’s VideoGame Expo (VGXPO) this year to meet gamers and to have a panel discussion with Jack Thompson, supervised by Newsweek’s N’Gai Croal. The panel will be about Spencer Halpin’s controversial documentary, Moral Kombat, featuring ‘leading politicians, journalists, academics, consumer advocates and special interest group executives, game developers, retailers, trade associations and publishers.’ Of course, Lorne and Thompson are in the documentary too. Halpin was recently interviewed by Generation: Gamerz.
Sources: America’s VideoGame Expo
Michael Bross posted the multitrack files of his ‘Fighting Outlaws’ (from Music From Oddworld Stranger’s Wrath, Volume 1) on his website. You can download them and start mixing it into your own creations now.
Sources: Michael Bross’s MySpace
Pilot has found out that Lorne Lanning is a guest star in episode 10, ‘Third Reich’s the Charm’ of G4TV’s Code Monkeys. Kastere found a clip of it on the G4TV site under the name ‘Worst Game Ever’ it is now also hosted on The Oddworld Cinema.