Movies Based On Video Games Are About To Get Much, Much Better

With The Last Of Us, Uncharted and Assassin’s Creed all getting Hollywood movies as part of a new wave of cinematic adaptations, Mark Butler argues that there’s reason to be optimistic – despite the deservedly shocking reputation movies based on games have earned.

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KingPin1595d ago

yes yes because after all these years and after so many movies resident evil finally managed to get it right. /s

ironfist921595d ago

Not sure about Uncharted/Last of Us films, but we know Ubisoft has direct control over the Assassin's Creed film, and Michael Fassbender himself is producing it, meaning he'll have quality control over the film aswell.

Also, Ubisoft has said that their films wont be adaptations of existing games, but rather chapters of stories set within the universe which I think is a brilliant way to approach a video-game based film

coolbeans1594d ago (Edited 1594d ago )

The thing to consider between then (your Resident Evil examples) and now (ones listed above) is the transition the AAA games format has taken since then. There's a closer to marriage to movie sensibilities in regards to storytelling and structure.

Edit: I'm still not gonna hold my breath until I see clear results though.