ByTim Horton, writer at Creators.co
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It's a movie! When aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth using the games as models for their various assaults.

President William Cooper (Kevin James) calls upon his childhood best friend, former 1980s video game champion Sam Brenner (Adam Sandler), who is now a home theater installer and had a previous relationship with William's wife (Jane Krakowski) to lead a team of old-school arcaders (Peter Dinklage and Josh Gad) to defeat the aliens and save the planet.

Centipede over London
Centipede over London

Today, Columbia Pictures released five promotional posters interspersed within this article for the upcoming movie. A mix of nostalgia for old school gaming and Godzilla esc destruction all in 8 bit glory!

Space Invader over Paris
Space Invader over Paris

Featured in the five posters are Pac-Man swallowing up San Francisco, Donkey Kong barreling down on Tokyo, Centipedes over London, a Galaga bug descending on Sydney and Space Invaders towering over Paris.

Galaga Bug over Sydney
Galaga Bug over Sydney

Pixels, based on a popular short film, opens in theaters around June, 2015. The movie stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, and Josh Gad. Directing is Chris Columbus, who previously directed various Harry Potter films and the 1990 Christmas classic Home Alone.

Donkey Kong Towers over Tokyo
Donkey Kong Towers over Tokyo

Did you hear about the Minecraft movie?

The Minecraft Movie Was Almost A Goonies Type Throwback Adventure! The making of a Minecraft movie may have come as a shock, but yes it is happening, just not as soon as previously thought. Mojang vetoed the idea of Night at the Museum director, Shawn Levy, creating an almost Goonies 80's type approach to the movie. Check out the full article here - The Minecraft Movie Was Almost A Goonies Type Throwback Adventure!

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