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Choose at random, if you will, a videogame based on a recent film. Nine times out of ten, you will have no doubt just chosen a truly terrible game. Whether it’s Iron Man 2, Dr Seuss: How The Grinch Stole Christmas or any one of the seven (7!) games spawned from Michael Bay’s Transformers franchise, you’re probably better off introducing your eyes and ears to a mechanical cheese grater than partaking in the ‘pleasures’ these virtual realities have to offer.

Still, every once in a while, a lone game rears its neck from the sordid pit of movie tie-in despair; shaking off the manacles of rushed production and gleaming with loving care and attention to detail. Think King Kong, The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers or Goldeneye – but even then, the majority of these games are from previous console generations. With the ever more advanced technology we’re seeing, »

- Chris Wharfe

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