The unique combination of video games and music videos known as Video Mods will be returning to MTV2. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the music television network has ordered a full season of the show, which previously enjoyed a limited number of airings. Set to join the Friday night lineup, the series features popular video game characters doing their thing to the latest hit tunes.
MTV will air seven new episodes, with each installment featuring five music videos and a behind-the-scenes look at the collaboration between video-game creators and recording artists. The season premiere will reportedly include characters from LucasArts’ Star Wars: Episode IIIRevenge of the Sith game rocking out to Franz Ferdinand’s "Take Me Out," while Crypto from THQ’s Destroy All Humans explodes brains to Sum 41’s “Pieces.”
Fans who want to try their hand a creating their own Video Mods can next week log onto www.MTV2.com and use the Video Mods Remixer to work unlicensed music into 2K Games’ Outlaw Golf and Outlaw Volleyball.
Video Mods is created and exec produced by Tony Shiff and Big Bear Ent., in association with producer IBC Digital.