King of the Consoles

Peter Jackson has joined yet another elite Hollywood club: director’s who earn as much  if not more  from helping create video games as they do from making movies. Riding on the success of the LotR video games, Jackson has signed a deal with Ubisoft and Universal Pictures which gives him significant creative control over (and financial reward from) the future King Kong game. In the US last year, video games created $10 billion in revenue in comparison with movie tickets’ $9.5 billion.

 


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Behind the Mic with Groundbreaker Rikki Swannell

Behind the Mic with Groundbreaker Rikki Swannell

World Rugby talks to New Zealander Rikki Swannell about becoming the first female lead commentator on the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and her life in sports broadcasting. As an experienced…