QUICK LINKS: Vending Videos  |  Micromarkets  |

VT Classifieds

|

Buy a Classified Ad

|

Editorial Calendars

|

Circulation Data

|

Downloads

|

Bookstore

|

Operators Date Book

Search:      

Bookmark this site




Issue Date: Vol. 52, No. 11, November 2012, Posted On: 11/2/2012


Arcade-Inspired 'Wreck-It Ralph' Opens This Weekend


Marcus Webb
TAGS: video game, coin-op video game, arcade game, Wreck-It Ralph, Walt Disney Animation Studio, Nintendo, Sega, Sony, Namco, John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Rich Moore, Jennifer Lee, Phil Johnston

"Wreck-It Ralph," a new motion picture from Walt Disney Animation Studios, opens in theaters nationwide this weekend. The feature-length film spotlights a variety of historical (real) 1980s-era videogame characters from Nintendo, Sega, Sony and Namco, among other game developers, who are depicted as interacting with fictional videogame characters created by the filmmakers.

Previews generated mixed if generally positive reviews from critics. The Seattle Times heralded the movie as "a winner ... charmingly told and expertly animated" while The Chicago Tribune found it "clever but exhausting."

Actors John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman provide leading voice characterizations under the direction of Rich Moore from a script by Jennifer Lee and Phil Johnston.

As previously reported by Vending Times, Disney promoted "Wreck-It Ralph" at E3 in Los Angeles last summer. | SEE STORY


Topic: Music and Games Features

Articles:
  • IAAPA's 2014 Attractions Expo Draws 19,400 For Biggest Show In 17 Years
  • Stern Pinball Attracts More Media Attention; Does The Hype Help Operators?
  • IAAPA Previews New Attractions And FECs Expected To Open Around The World In 2015
  • EAG International Expo Planners Gear Up For January 2015 Opening
  • Team Play's Fishbowl Frenzy Wins IAAPA Brass Ring Award

Copyright © 2014 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570