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Will We Finally See A Good Video Game Movie Adaptation?

Nothing sends chills down the spine than mentioning those dreaded words, video game movie adaptation. Whether you’re a fan of games or a fan of movies, everyone is pretty much in agreement that video game adaptations are average at best and downright offensive at worst.

However, there has been a sudden glimmer of excitement with the release of the new Warcraft trailer. For the first time in a long time, there seems to be some genuine anticipation for a video game movie adaptation. Along with an Assassin’s Creed movie and Activision launching their own movie and TV studio, could we finally see the day where there are good video game movie adaptations? I look into the evidence and also discuss what these movies need to do to learn from the mistakes of the past.

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ajax17981d ago

Hopefully Assassin's Creed

Soldierone981d ago

I think Activision opening their own studio is a plus. The question is will they make quick easy films, or will they actually try?

If they try, then remember that's what Marvel had to do. Nobody wanted to take risks on any of their properties, so they said screw it and did it themselves.

big_dom_part_2981d ago

If Alex Garland's Halo script is followed and visualised exactly as it is on the page, then yes. It's violent, so probably not.

2pacalypsenow981d ago

Resident evil was pretty damn good imo.

WizzroSupreme980d ago

I think I'd give a great Tomb Raider movie with Haley Atwell in the lead a chance.