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Watch Lots Of ‘Friday The 13th’ Video Game Footage
The Movie God   |  

Friday the 13th: The Game Menu

We’ve seen some peeks at Friday the 13th: The Game in the past, but nothing really substantial. Thankfully the closed beta for the game has now kicked off, which means lots of great looks at the game.

Below you’ll find two of these lengthy looks at the game. The first is 17 minutes of camp counselor gameplay footage. The second is 15 minutes of Jason Voorhees gameplay. This is the beta, so remember the game is not yet finished. Still, it’s great getting a nice long look at it and people actually playing it.

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A Look At The ‘Friday The 13th’ Game’s Menu (Video)
The Movie God   |  

Friday the 13th: The Game Menu

If you’re excited about Friday the 13th: The Game, you’ve likely been excited by everything we’ve seen so far.

It’s not much, but now comes a video sharing what the game’s beta splash menu looks like. The video shares a few different views of Jason Voorhees—close enough to guarantee death for any camp counselor who wanders too near to the Crystal Lake killer—along with some fittingly intense music.

Click on over to the other side to see how the menu will look.

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‘Friday The 13th’ Game: Single Player Confirmed; Release Delayed
The Movie God   |  

Friday the 13th: The Game

I’ve always been excited about Friday the 13th: The Game. But at the same time, I don’t play a whole lot of co-op games. Some kind of single-player option has been on the table for a while but not guaranteed.

Thankfully a single-player option has now been confirmed. Also confirmed is Tommy Jarvis as a playable character and a Packanack Lodge map. But the good news also comes with a bit of bad news. Because the final release will now be bigger, more time is needed to finish it. The game was planned to release sometime soon in the fall of 2016. Now the original multiplayer will arrive in early 2017, with the single-player planned for summer of 2017.

You can find the full announcement below.

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‘Friday The 13th’ Game PAX West Trailer and Full Panel
The Movie God   |  

Friday the 13th: The Game

The Friday the 13th video game, officially titled Friday the 13th: The Game, was on hand at the PAX West convention.

A new trailer for the game was shared with the masses there, followed by a panel that ran about an hour long. Among those taking part in the panel was the great Tom Savini, who worked on some of the old movies and helped out with making the game.

Click on over to the other side to watch both the new trailer and the full PAX West panel if interested.

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E3 2016: ‘Friday The 13th’ Gameplay Demo
The Movie God   |  

Friday the 13th: The Game #1

We’ve seen little peeks and glimpses of Friday the 13th: The Game over the past year, but now the first real look at gameplay has finally arrived.

For those unfamiliar with it, it’s a co-op game in which a group of players take on the role of camp counselors trying to escape the iconic Jason Voorhees, who is also controlled by a player. The world premiere gameplay demo released by developer Gun Media kicks off with Jason tracking down—and brutally dispatching of—some counselors. It then shows what it looks like to be a counselor trying to escape or hide.

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Geek Peek: First ‘Friday The 13th’ Gameplay Footage
The Movie God   |  

Friday the 13th: The Game

After raising over $820,000 in its successful Kickstarter campaign, the first peek at gameplay from Friday the 13th: The Game has been shared online for all to see.

It’s not much, but the gameplay preview offers a bit of a taste of what it might be like to try to escape the legendary Crystal Lake killer, Jason Voorhees. While this is exciting, it has to be kept in mind that this is very early footage to test some things out, and a lot will change before the final product is released to the masses.

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Kickstarter Spotlight: ‘Friday The 13th: The Game’ With Kane Hodder, Sean S. Cunningham, Tom Savini
The Movie God   |  

Friday the 13th: The Game #1

A while back I was reading about a video game called Slasher Vol.1: Summer Camp from Gun Media, an Evolve-style online co-op game inspired by Friday the 13th in which you either play as one of the characters trying not to be killed by a mask-wearing serial killer…or you play AS the mask-wearing serial killer. Though not a very big fan of these online only co-op games, I was very interested in learning more about it as a huge fan of horror and especially the Friday the 13th flicks. Then came word early this year that another Evolve-style co-op game was coming that was actually based on Friday the 13th and featured Jason Voorhees instead of just being inspired by them. At the time it was revealed that a game developer was working on the game, but it wasn’t revealed who.

Well, as it turns out, these two projects are now one in the same. They’ve not only put together a Kickstarter campaign to help raise funds for the game, simply titled Friday the 13th: The Game, but they also have alums of the franchise working on the game as well including Sean S. Cunningham, Tom Savini, Harry Manfredini, and my personal favorite Jason (who I’ve had the honor of personally being “choked” by like so many other fans have) back as the character for the first time in 14 years, Kane Hodder. You can read much more about the project and watch the Kickstarter video and announcement trailer below.

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‘Friday The 13th’ TV Series Being Developed For The CW
The Movie God   |  

Jason Voorhees Mask Friday the 13th

As a longtime fan of the Friday the 13th movie franchise and all the cheesy, gory joy it brings us, I cannot think of many things more painful to see than a news headline such as this one. But alas, here we are.

It’s being reported that a TV series based on the movie franchise and the silent hockey mask-wearing killer Jason Voorhees is in development at The CW. The potential show is described as horror/crime thriller.

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Actress Betsy Palmer Has Died At The Age Of 88
Dr. Zaius   |  

Betsy Palmer Pamela Voorhees

“You see, Jason was my son, and today is his birthday.”

With those words, an actress in her mid 50s became an icon, and would carry the legacy of a cheap summer horror flick for the rest of her wonderful life. Betsy Palmer, aka Pamela Voorhees, died Friday, at the age of 88 of natural causes at a hospice facility in Connecticut.

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Producer Says Found Footage ‘Friday The 13th’ Not Happening Anymore
The Movie God   |  

Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th

There’s been so many Friday the 13th movies the past few decades that it’s hard to try to figure out new things to do to keep things fresh and entertaining for new installments. It’s already been six years since 2009’s reboot of the franchise, believe it or not, and a sequel has been talked about since then. Over the years we’ve heard about numerous twists that could come into play for the next movie, ranging from small tweaks like setting the movie during the winter months to much bigger changes like maybe not using Jason Voorhees (the very idea!) or using the popular found footage style.

But when all is said and done, these movies are made for the die-hard fans of the franchise who don’t want the formula changed too much. And according to producer Brad Fuller, who’s usually the one offering updates on the sequel, negative fan response has led to them dropping the found footage idea. See what he had to say below.

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