American McGee's Alice

Key events

Alice: Otherlands recruits legendary director Tsui Hark

From the creator of Once Upon a Time in China and Time and Tide.

American McGee's Kickstarter to acquire the film right to Alice in Wonderland has caught the attention of veteran film director Tsui Hark, who has agreed to join the Shanghai-based developer's effort in making this dream movie a reality.

American McGee cancels failing OZombie Kickstarter

American McGee cancels failing OZombie Kickstarter

UPDATE: Alice: Otherlands Kickstarter launched.

UPDATE: American McGee has now launched the Alice: Otherlands Kickstarter to develop animated films based on his dark game series.

McGee is asking for $200,000 and has generated $36,348 at the time of writing. The campaign has 19 days to go.

Otherlands will continue the storyline of McGee's existing Alice games and see the character using her powers to enter the minds of others, such as old-time contemporaries Queen Victoria, Charles Darwin and Jack the Ripper, McGee suggests.

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Alice console port confirmed

Alice console port confirmed

Free with new copies of Madness Returns.

As expected, EA has confirmed that those who buy new copies of Alice: Madness Returns will be able to download American McGee's Alice for free.

The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions include a one-time use Online Pass registration code that allows them to redeem the console port for free.

Those who buy used copies of Madness Returns can buy its predecessor for 800 Microsoft Points from Xbox Live Marketplace or 7.99 from the PlayStation Network through the main menu.

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The idea of taking an established classical story and reworking it with a darker mood will be familiar to anyone who's enjoyed books like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The formula is simple: take a classic - one in the public domain for royalty-free convenience - and inject a modern twist at opposition to the tale, then wait for the cash to roll in.

Alice

Alice

A mysterious, enchanting use of the Quake III engine.

Rogue Entertainment

Publisher

EA

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16th January 2001 Ben