Game Over: Failure of the Video Game Feature Film
Game Over: Failure of the Video Game Feature Film
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Jul 31 2017
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Game Over Special: George A. Romero's Resident Evil

It’s been almost six months since I have managed to post up one of these due to so many silly reasons, and a half finished version of my next post remains currently ready for me to return to. But the recent passing of legendary film maker George A. Romero has kinda kicked me off to make a new post regarding his

Oct 5 2016
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Game Over: Video Game Films - News and the Halfway Point

Every few years there is a wave of announcements that seem to all happen close together - touting a bunch of video games brands to now become a bunch of new movies. These deals tend to happen very rapidly although many of them end up in development hell when finding the right script, director and actors to be involved

Sep 21 2016
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Game Over #11 - Assassin's Pen: Hitman (2007)

As I previously covered in the article about the rebooted 2015 follow up to this film - “Agent 47 - Hitman’s bleak concept in the video game franchise is often played upon by also having a sense of humor that gives a certain levity to the situations shown in the game. As the series has gone forward it’s gotten a lot

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Aug 29 2016
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Game Over #12 - Near Bankrupt: Street Fighter

In a lot of ways the 1994 Live Action Street Fighter movie has gone on become one of the more “forgotten” video game feature films. No one forgets that it happened, but often it seems that the film is overshadowed by both the (relative) successes and also much more, the far worse failures of other video game feature

Jul 24 2016
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Game Over #13 - Foggy Void: Silent Hill

I feel that it’s generally accepted that the 2006 release of Silent Hill, made by French director Christophe Ganz, is considered one of the more successful - at least according to the general masses - video game feature films. While it is well established that bar isn’t exactly set very high to begin with, the film

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