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September 16 2014

Familiar voices for the Destiny video game. Gina Torres and Nathan Fillion voice two of the characters in Bungie's new IP.

November 11 2013

Clark Gregg does the voice of Agent Coulson in Lego Marvel Super Heroes. The game is out this week and Eurogamer gave it 9/10.

October 22 2013

Firefly: The Game - commercial! GaleForce nine's Firefly board game gets shown off in this fancy official advert video.

June 24 2013

Joss mentioned in new Marvel Heroes Video Game Easter Egg. Joss is mentioned in the new Marvel Heroes video game. The dialogue in question is spoken by Wonder-Man, who mentions that "Whedon better put him in the sequel."

February 22 2013

Firefly tabletop RPG coming soon from Margaret Weis Productions following the success of their Serenity game. Link goes to PDF press release at the company's site.
Robin Sachs contributed voice work to the final piece of Mass Effect 3 story content. It will be released March 5th.The "Citadel" DLC mission includes voice work from most of the cast from the series, including Robin Sachs' character Zaeed Massani. Also, the next weekend multiplayer operation is dedicated to Robin Sachs. More...

September 17 2012

Joss Whedon influenced a Gears of War plot point. Game designer Cliff Bleszinski explains how a conversation with Joss led to the death of a key character in the Gears of War series (spoilers for the games).

June 28 2012

How to run a game of D&D like Joss Whedon. On the official Dungeons & Dragons website, the senior producer offers advice on how to make your game of D&D feel a bit like a Joss Whedon TV show.

March 22 2012

Minecraft creator would like to write Firefly-inspired game. We've seen Serenity created in Minecraft before, but now Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of Minecraft, has said in an interview with PC Gamer that he'd like to write a game based on inspired by Firefly.

January 12 2012

The inside story of what happened to the Buffy and Firefly MMO developer. A fascinating read about the closure of Multiverse. And if you're wondering about the Buffy and Firefly games, the rights have reverted back to 20th Century Fox.

January 02 2012

Multiverse ceases operations. So if you were still holding out for the official Buffy MMOG that was announced back in 2008, you'll have to wait for someone else to pick up the reins. More...

September 19 2011

(SPOILER) Footage from cancelled Avengers video game. Video contains locations and antagonists that might appear in the film, and some that definitely don't. More...

May 10 2011

Sarah Michelle Gellar talks about "Call of the Dead". There's also a clip of her in the studio reciting various lines of dialogue for the game.

May 05 2011

How Buffy made it into Call of Duty. The creative lead of Call Of Duty explains the decision to include horror icons.

April 26 2011

Play as Sarah Michelle Gellar in Call of Duty: Black Ops expansion pack. No, really. It's called "Call of the Dead" and you can play as Robert Englund, Michael Rooker and Danny Trejo as well.

December 08 2010

Firefly cited as influence for Epic Games' "Bulletstorm". Cliff Bleszinski mentions Firefly as an inspiration for the next game from the creator of Gears of War.

November 17 2010

Whedonverse stars nominated for Spike TV's Video Game Awards 2010. Nathan Fillion (Halo: Reach) and Neil Patrick Harris (Amazing Spider-Man) are among the nominations for "Best Performance by a Human Male" and Felicia Day (Fallout: New Vegas) got nominated for "Best Performance by a Human Female".

November 13 2010

Trailer for L.A. Noire featuring Keith Szarabajka. He provides narration for the new game from the creators of Grand Theft Auto, Bully and Red Dead Redemption.

November 08 2010

Wet 2 confirmed. I would assume Eliza is on board for this, although there's no mention of her.

October 20 2010

'Rock of the Dead' featuring Neil Patrick Harris and Felicia Day now out. It's a guitar based rail shooter that's just come out for the Xbox 360 and PS3. The reviews have been so-so but you watch Felicia chat about the game here. However if you're going to buy only one new video game that stars Felicia, it's going to have to be Fallout: New Vegas.

August 10 2010

Felicia Day in Fallout game. She has lent her voice to Obsidian's sci-fi RPG Fallout: New Vegas.

July 21 2010

Whedonverse actors to provide voices for DC Universe Online. Adam Baldwin is voicing Superman, Gina Torres is Wonder Woman and James Marsters will be Lex Luthor.

March 25 2010

Don't miss out the Joss Whedon Day at Puzzle Hub! Puzzles about Joss, all day long!

December 10 2009

Mass Effect 2 voice cast video. Adam Baldwin, Michael Hogan, Seth Green and more announced to be in Mass Effect 2. More...

November 17 2009

Dushku Face-palm. Sadly, this seems to show why Eliza's other show was canceled.

October 13 2009

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is out now. With music composed by our good ol' Firefly composer Greg Edmonson. More...

October 06 2009

GeekSix gives a primer on starting your own Serenity RPG. GeekSix Josh, the guy who gave Browncoats an online depot for RPG resources, gives his tips on a running a successful campaign in the 'Verse.

September 30 2009

20th Century Fox gets serious about video games. The Cut Scene says that it looks like the studio is getting ready to dive into the video game market. The Variety blog adds that "Fox has a slew of gamer friendly properties, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Family Guy and the Alien and Predator franchises". Reckon you could add Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse to that list.

September 23 2009

Halo 3 ODST (featuring Firefly cast members) out this week. Certain members now take on their same roles in a new title.

September 15 2009

IGN review of Eliza Dushku's 'Wet' video game. It's out this week in the USA and Europe.

August 22 2009

WET demo on the EU PlayStation Store. In the game, Eliza Dushku voiced the main character. More...

August 05 2009

New Mutant Enemy Crossword Puzzle. The 5th in a series of unique puzzles only the biggest Whedon fans could ever hope to accomplish. ;)

July 31 2009

Eliza Dushku's WET has a viral video. Featuring some singing dead people, killed by an unseen Eliza. More...

July 09 2009

A new clever Mutant Enemy crossword. The puzzle Hub features the fourth Mutant Enemy Crossword and this version seems a tad tricky.

July 05 2009

Greg Edmonson talks Uncharted 2: Among Thieves. Composer Edmonson and Arranger Alan Steinburger talk with Leo Laporte about creating music for video games, a bit about Firefly and the tech of making music. More...

June 15 2009

Mutant Enemy Cross Word #3. The puzzle Hub have put up their third Mutant Enemy Crossword. Enjoy.

June 08 2009

James Marsters voices new video game. He's part of the voice cast for the Wii game "Real Heroes: Firefighter".

June 01 2009

Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk and Adam Baldwin voicing Halo 3: ODST. They can be heard in the game's first gameplay trailer.

May 25 2009

Mutant Enemy crossword #2. The Puzzle Hub features a 2nd Mutant Enemy crossword. More...

April 27 2009

Twelve games you might never play. GamesRadar ponders the fate of the Firefly MMO. More...

April 23 2009

A new Buffy and Angel crossword from the Puzzle Hub. This time a tad smaller and in a strung out variant. More...

April 17 2009

The Puzzle Hub features a Mutant Enemy crossword. A simple printable crossword focused mostly on Buffy and Angel. More...

March 06 2009

'Buffy: Sacrifice' released in the UK today. The Nintendo DS game is a GAME exclusive so you won't be able to buy it at the likes of Amazon.co.uk or Play.com. A Whedonesque poster writes "not only is it the worse Buffy game ever, it's one of the worse games I've ever played in my 17 years as a hardcore gamer".

February 19 2009

Top ten tips for managing difficulties in games. Some thoughts on why the last-gen Buffy game got it so wrong in terms of difficulty. More...

January 24 2009

Felicia Day's favourite games of 2008. Video interview with msnbc.com. Felicia also discusses The Guild with them here and we're up to Episode 8 of The Guild Season 2. More...

September 17 2008

Saints Row 2 - Whedonverse voice talent. Daniel Dae Kim, Neil Patrick Harris and Eliza Dushku chat about lending their voices to THQ's gangland sequel.

September 04 2008

Multiverse's Corey Bridges speaks about the new Buffy MMO. Also includes more on the unfortunate news that the Firefly MMOG development is being delayed.

August 23 2008

First look at the Buffy game for the Nintendo DS. IGN describes it as an "interesting melding of Resident Evil-style third person adventuring, and first-person shooting". The bad news is that there's no distributor for the game outside Europe.

August 02 2008

Ghosts of Albion RPG available for pre-order. The game, based on the novels and the animated internet series by Amber Benson and Christopher Golden, is being done by Eden Productions, and is completely compatible with their Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG. More...

July 11 2008

Buffy game announced for the Nintendo DS. 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Sacrifice' will be exclusive to the DS and should be out this November. The post season seven story is penned by former Buffy writer Robert DesHotel ('Phases', 'The Puppet Show'). Eurogamer says Angel and Spike will feature in the game as well. More...

July 10 2008

Impressions of upcoming adventure game "Mirror's Edge". Joss is cited as a major influence on the setting and story of the game, and a direct quote from his Serenity DVD commentary appears in the second paragraph. More...

June 16 2008

A Joss Whedon video game? A report claims that Joss is creatively involved with an upcoming video game called 'Powers and Titans'.

June 06 2008

Mirror's Edge takes whedonesque cues on dystopia. Gaming website Gamasutra has a fun mention of Joss in this quick writeup of EA DICE's (makes of the Battlefield series) new first person action game. More...

February 08 2008

A petition for a new Buffy video game. The fansite SlayAlive is campaigning for a new Buffy video game. So if you fancy seeing the Buffyverse on the Wii, DS, PSP, Xbox 360 or PS3 why not show your support? More...

January 04 2008

Game Geeks reviews Eden Studios' Angel RPG. This has a good amount of detail on how the game plays and how it relates to the Buffy RPG and other games. More...

December 08 2007

50 Questions Live Buffy and Angel Trivia - December to Remember!!! The 50 Questions Live Buffy and Angel trivia game is set for December 8th (today). There are TONS of prizes in celebration of the holidays, including one sent specially from Mutant Enemy (Joss).

November 01 2007

Greg Edmonson completes new Music Project for Sony Games. Greg has composed the Background Music for Sony's Uncharted: Drakes Fortune. This Livejournal report has lots of info about Greg's new project.

October 08 2007

Scott Allie donates prizes for Buffy Trivia Contest. Play to win copies of BtVS #1-5 signed by the Dark Horse editor.

August 11 2007

Buffy Live Trivia Game on Saturday. Play for a chance to win books donated by author Alice Henderson. More...

July 26 2007

Joss knows how to embrace his inner-nerd. Joss gets a decent nod in an article about art direction in video games. More...

June 29 2007

Game Geeks reviews Buffy The Vampire Slayer Roleplaying Game. This follows Kurt Wiegel's earlier online review of the Serenity Role Playing Game. More...
Ghosts of Albion RPG Demo. Based upon the novels and animated series co-written by Amber Benson. More...

June 05 2007

Game Geeks reviews the Serenity Role Playing Game. More...

June 04 2007

Firefly fans at Blizzard? World of Warcraft now features a new minipet : the Firefly. And one cant help feel that its a reference to our own "Firefly"... More...

May 12 2007

Whedonverse Miis. One person got inspired to create Buffy and Firefly avatars for their Nintendo Wii. More...

February 26 2007

The Ten Best RPG Characters in Film, TV and Literature include a certain Jayne Cobb and Wolverine in such illustrious company as Sam Gamgee, Inigo Montoya and Han Solo, illustrating why they're good additions to the crew for dramatic playing purposes.

January 24 2007

Beta version of the Firefly online game ready for 2008? That's what Corey Bridges at Multiverse is hoping for.

January 21 2007

(SPOILER) The report!?! Oops! The Video Game Museum presents the (pretty funny) ending to the Buffy videogame "Wrath of the Darkhul King" for the GBA. Nice read for those who don't have the game or were unable to finish it. More...

December 20 2006

Some thoughts on re-imagining 'Buffy: Chaos Bleeds'. Revamping (ahem) the game into a "first person staker" for the Wii? Best concept ever.

December 17 2006

That Firefly online game explained. Good interview with Corey Bridges of Multiverse which deals with the ins and outs of the game. For an alternate take on the Firefly MMORPG, have a look this article "How They Are Going To Screw Up Firefly".

December 11 2006

Firefly game licensers hope to get input from Joss and cast. The other big news of last week was the announcement of the Firefly MMORPG. This story got picked up by a lot of sites and now it's Variety's turn. And if you have a question for the people behind the game, then head over to FireflyFans.net. More...

November 19 2006

Banyan Tree MUX: A brand new text-based roleplaying game played in real-time. Set after the end of Buffy and Angel, featuring an original setting and totally unique characters, it's an up-and-coming MUX that only recently opened its doors. More...

October 23 2006

Eden Studios decides to not continue license with FOX to produce new material. Eden Studios has been in negotiations with FOX for some time on the license issue. They have both decided that Eden will NOT continue to put out new books or supplements for either Role Playing Game. More...

September 16 2006

Nathan Fillion posts for Rings of Orbis RPG and "The Softwire" book. The Captain excited the crew over at the OB by logging on and pimping giving good publicity for an online RPG called Rings of Orbis (free reg req to play the game), and for a new book (on which the game is based) that Nathan's friend PJ Haarsma wrote, called The Softwire. More...

August 18 2006

MWP's Gen Con Serenity Role Playing Game demo adventures at Waves In The Black. Direct link to the Zip file here.

August 10 2006

Serenity RPG adventures running at Gen Con, the world's largest tabletop games convention, at publishers MWP's stand, and to be released on fansite Waves In the Black afterwards.

July 19 2006

Serenity Role Playing Game official character sheet. Two pages, black and white, right shiny-lookin'.

July 18 2006

Easiest Buffy game ever. This makes me feel good about myself. More...

July 11 2006

ENnie roleplaying game Awards nominations including the Serenity Role Playing Game in the category of Best Production Values.

July 03 2006

Joss' Equality Now speech and video game genderbending. One blogger was so taken with the speech Joss made at the Equality Now event, that she used it to look at why men play as female avatars in video games. More...

June 20 2006

"Serenity: Leaf On The Wind" capsule review. Quick overview of this "new free online RPG with a few twists."

June 17 2006

Eliza Dushku Working On A Video Game. Will be teaming with Michael Madsen,Michael Rosenbaum, Rachel Leigh Cook and Mark Hamill to do voice work on a English adaptation of a Japanese video game.

June 10 2006

Serenity RPG Fan Resource site with a passel of downloadable resources like character sheets, a map of the 'verse, DIY ship floorplans, and an extrapolated, fully playable version of Tallcard.

May 05 2006

Serenity Role Playing Game Master Index released in .pdf format, plugging a gap in the game's core rulebook.

May 04 2006

Buffy: Chaos Bleeds revisited. As part of a longer interview, the game's writers Christopher Golden and Tom Sniegoski chat about working on the game and why in the end they weren't that pleased with it. And there's some discussion about their love for Joss' characters as well. More...

March 30 2006

Play Slither: Hunting Season. There's a good pic of Nathan on the front page there....

March 21 2006

New Serenity RPG volume coming in May. 'Out In The Black' (not to be confused with 'Into The Black' or AC/DC's 'Back in Black') is set in a wild mining town way out there on the Rim.

March 02 2006

Serenity Role Playing Game Game Master's Screen hits stores. It includes a poster with a floorplan of Serenity (and the RPG's example ship) at a scale for use with miniatures. Take a look at the poster here.

February 28 2006

Forget Film, Games do Sci-Fi best. An article in Wired online suggest that Sci-Fi games are now more creative than most movies being created today. More...

February 27 2006

Are shows such as 'Buffy' and 'Angel' more fake than wrestling? Comparing the Whedonverse to the world of wrestling. More...

January 13 2006

Buffy RPG revised errata includes a funny correction of the most embarrassing typo. They've also updated the Angel corebook errata.

January 03 2006

Homemade Buffy the Vampire Slayer Mah Jongg set. Make your own? [via]

January 02 2006

Amazon.com Adds Listing for Serenity: Out in the Black. To ship on January 16. In the past day, it's risen in sales ranking from #315,380 to #7,487. It's an all new adventure for the Serenity Role Playing game. More...

December 24 2005

Buffy Roleplaying Game Revised Corebook details online in time for the book reaching stores.

December 02 2005

Buffy Roleplaying Game Revised Corebook returns from printers and should ship out before Christmas, according to publishers Eden Studios on their official forums.

October 21 2005

Neverwinter Nights Firefly mod converts the D&D computer game to the 'Verse.

October 18 2005

Two Serenity RPG supplements confirmed in the second page of this RPGnet forum thread, by the game's principal author Jamie Chambers. More...

October 01 2005

Serenity Role Playing Game official site is live. So far it contains links to fan-created forums and character sheets, and an updated FAQ including "Where's the gorram character sheet?!"

September 22 2005

Question Serenity RPG author Jamie Chambers on RPG Radio by posting questions before the interview is recorded tomorrow.

September 14 2005

Serenity Role Playing Game FAQ including a question as to where the game's dedicated website is.

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