Hello readers, and welcome back to another installment of The Story of Games! Today, I will be talking about adaptations of movies and TV shows (and the rare book adaptation). Well, mainly just movies, since there really aren’t any good TV show based games. I will be concentrating on these stories and how they tie into the film or TV show. I will not discount games if they were considered “bad,” which most tie-ins generally end up being. Yeah, I’m looking at you, James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game! (That is a mouthful of a title.) Though, really, I will only be talking about Lord of the Rings and Metro 2033.
Okay, so there are basically two types of tie-ins. The first is the kind that faithfully follows the media it is tying into...Read More