Machinima is the most notorious purveyor and cultivator of fandom and gamer culture. We are the first and most influential Many-2-Many multi-platform programming service for a massive global community of gamer, comic, and hero fans. These passion platforms are more than an affinity for pop culture, they reflect a cultural shift that uniquely connects the Millennial Generation – a movement that Machinima has been at the center of for over a decade. Sure, we’re already the dominant network for fandom and gamer culture in the digital realm. And yes, the tonnage in views is nice. But it’s not enough. We want to push the boundaries to completely conquer the space—creating, curating and celebrating the coolest stuff out there so there’s no other place anybody would even think to look.
Warner Bros. is going all in with digital entertainment company Machinima. After months of speculation, Warner Bros. announced Thursday that it is acquiring Machinima, a digital studio focused on fandom and gamer culture.
Programming Service Focused on Fandom and Gamer Culture to Become Part of Recently Founded Warner Bros. Digital Networks
Knight Rider, the 1980s action series that made David Hasselhoff a star, is getting the Machinima treatment. The digital network said today it is partnering with producer-director Justin Lin, YOMYOMF and NBCUniversal Brand Development to produce a digital series reboot that will target a 2017 launch.
Transformers fans will have to wait until June 23, 2017, to catch the next installment in Michael Bay’s live-action film series, but Hasbro Studios and Machinima are gearing up for the release of their action-packed animated adventure Transformers: Combiner Wars in the interim, and EW has an exclusive first look at the new series.
Go90, Verizon’s free mobile-video service, will launch a show that’s a kind of ESPN “SportsCenter” geared entirely around eSports produced by gamer-focused Machinima.
The team behind Machinima’s “Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist” is back with “Street Fighter: Resurrection,” a live-action miniseries now available on Verizon’s Go90 mobile video service.