As clearly proven over the years, when video games get a movie adaptation they tend to pretty much suck. However there have been a few exceptions like Resident Evil or Mortal Kombat (which I know many people hate). But what about the games that haven't been made yet? It seems like they choose the worst ones to be adapted and that's one of the main causes of them sucking so hard. But now it's time to bring the ones that would be good into the light. As long as the game hasn't been made into a movie yet it is a fair ball for this list. The only exception being the ones that have relatively similar plots. So no Dead Rising (Dawn of the Dead), Mad World (The Running Man), or No More Heroes (Kill Bill). Let's get the countdown going from 10 until 1. Remember, it isn't how good the game is it is how good the movie would be. A lot of these games are new-gen games, so don't complain about it. Don't like this list? Well then make your own.
“ #10. Like I said, the game doesn't need to be good, just the movie. And I don't know of a better way to explain that than putting Wet on this list. There certainly has been a lack of good action films in recent years and the main focus is on CGI and special effects. But where is the good old classic gun violence? Well, right here. Epic chase sequences, action scenes you only wish you could see on the big screen, and not to mention the stunning looks of Eliza Dushku (not to sound too creepy), all combine and clash together to make this a fine example of how video games should be made into movies. ” - MoffatLP
Dark Seed II
(1995 Video Game)
Mike Dawson returns to his home town of Crowley, Texas to recuperate from a nervous breakdown he suffered...
“ #9. This game is all sorts of messed up. Yes the dark world is a little freaky, but that's just the tip of the ice berg. Name another game - no, any sort of text - where you ask your mother what's going on and she then says "this will explain everything" and then she turns to the camera and her head explodes. I mean really, how much scarier can something get? If that doesn't get to you then maybe the crazy twist ending will. If that's not enough then maybe the creepy aliens and the dark world will. ” - MoffatLP
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
(2002 Video Game)
Over the course of two millenia, twelve men and women are linked together by an accursed book known as the Tome of Eternal Darkness.
“ #8. The horror genre in recent days has been abused way too much. Now it's all about blood, attractive women, and sexuality. But that's mostly the cause of what made the entire genre itself take a huge decline. There needs to be more supernatural elements put together with creepy settings and eerie music that actually make you feel alone. Not to mention the memory card corrupt data glitch that really messes with your head. Now only if while you're watching the film in the theaters and then a message displays that the data on the projector is corrupted, man that would tick people off, then the movie starts back up again a few seconds later. And when it gets ported to DVD then things would get out of hand. Along with that type of stuff weird things happen like your head falling off among other events. ” - MoffatLP
“ #7. This game contains heavy dialogue and many cut scenes, a good basis for any screen adaptation. However, trying to make the anime-like characters into real people could possibly be a difficult task. If this does get made into a movie they should just make it a cartoon. I mean Final Fantasy did it. ” - MoffatLP
Shadow of the Colossus
(2005 Video Game)
A young man brings his deceased love to a forbidden land inhabited by colossal beings said to house the power to revive the dead.
“ This might be a new name but Shadow of the Colossus is just one of the many examples of large scale games that could be successfully be made into a movie. It's got a dark atmosphere and huge giants that need to be killed. Cool right? ” - MoffatLP
(2007 Video Game)
In 1960, a lone survivor of a plane crash named Jack discovers an abandoned underwater utopia, only to find out that the mystery behind its creation is much more sinister than he first believed.
“ #5. I am issuing a challenge. Name something scarier than an underground city that has been rotting and now contains crazed people who are out there to kill you. On top of that, there are giant robots with drills for hands that you need to fight in order to capture little girls and absorb their souls pretty much to use magic to kill enemies some of which include a crazy surgeon with hooks for hands. All of that combined with one of the most shocking twists ever and you get one of the most satisfying desires ever. ” - MoffatLP
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
(2011 Video Game)
After escaping from execution, the last living Dragonborn must grow in strength and power to defeat the dragons that have begun to once again plague the land of Skyrim.
“ #4. The world needs more large-scale adventure movies. When was the last good one? Lord of the Rings? That was nearly a decade ago and our CG technology improved so what reason is there not to make a movie based on Skyrim? Awesome fights with dragons and beautiful visual scenery only create some of the reasons that make this so awesome not only to play, but to watch. ” - MoffatLP
World of Warcraft
(2004 Video Game)
Four years have passed since the mortal races stood together against the might of the Burning Legion...
“ #3. Skyrim has a large scale and has dragons, and that's cool. But World of Warcraft has a large scale with dragons, humans, gnomes, dwarfs, undead creatures, demons, orcs, blood elves, and other types of creatures. It's like Skyrim on steroids pretty much. Plus, there has been a lot of other source materials, such as comics and novels made in tribute to the video game. And from what I've read they're actually pretty good too. I want to see it get made partially due to my obsession with it, but there are numerous other reasons as well, like an epic storyline, epic battles, or epic everything pretty much. Seeing the beautiful world of Azeroth on a screen that isn't a computer would just be stunning to see. Just hope that Blizzard doesn't finally give in the Uwe Boll's proposition to be the director. ” - MoffatLP
(2001 Video Game)
Super-soldier John-117, Master Chief of the United Nations Space Command, must battle a genocidal alien race known as the Covenant following his violent crash-landing on Halo, an ancient and mysterious ring-world.
“ #2. Flashback about 4 or 5 years ago. Neil Blomkamp worked on the Halo movie for 5 months building props, shooting test footage among other things. Then after the Halo project collapsed Blomkamp was given 30 million dollars by executive-producer Peter Jackson to make whatever he wanted, and then District 9 was born. The fact that we almost had it and are practically teased with it only makes me want it more. I've been dying to see this game come to life and I read something about Steven Spielberg being attached to direct sometime, this gives me perfect hope for its release sometime soon. It wouldn't have been #2 if it hadn't been anticipated for so long. And that is why it is at the top of the list. ” - MoffatLP
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
(2011 Video Game)
Born in an island suspended in the sky, a young man, Link, accepts his destiny to venture to the world below to save his childhood friend, Zelda, and the land from evil forces through the use of a mysterious sword.
“ #1. Choosing one of the many amazing titles from the Zelda series was difficult to do. The final three came between Skyward Sword, Ocarina of Time, and Majora's Mask. The choice was hard but the one that draws you so close emotionally and a story that drags you in so tightly it was no way Skyward Sword couldn't make the #1 spot. While the movie may be long, there is still multiple reasons to keep on sitting through it. ” - MoffatLP