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View Poll Results: What VG would you not mind being made into a movie?
Zelda (Any)
9
17.65%
Legacy of Kain
1
1.96%
Odd World
1
1.96%
Doom
5
9.80%
Castlevania
9
17.65%
Metal Gear Solid
3
5.88%
Grand Theft Auto
5
9.80%
Halo
2
3.92%
Tetris
10
19.61%
Others, please list
6
11.76%
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Video Game into a Movie, your vote?

Old 05-16-03, 05:03 PM
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Video Game into a Movie, your vote?

Just curious.

Also I apologize for not listing certain titles, I'm not up on what's popular but instead listed what I am familiar with.

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Pac-man. It would have a great story.
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Adventure

Remember the little square? The dragons? Remember? The castle and the bat and keys? The microdot? Remember?

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I think Castlevania could be damn cool, a visual masterpiece ... but it would be incredibly difficult to differentiate it from the rest of the genre.
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Phantasy Star, Shinobi, or Rastan would be awesome
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Tetris???
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Originally posted by Charlie Goose
Adventure

Remember the little square? The dragons? Remember? The castle and the bat and keys? The microdot? Remember?
I loved that game! It's been a LONG time but wasn't the microdot the secret into finding the hidden room where you would see the game creator's name?
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I have to say none. As much as I love games, the stories are just too limited to make a decent movie out of IMO. Plus they've yet to show that there willing to do more than make a half assed effort a game adaptations, making matters even worse.
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I think "Grand Theft Auto" would make an incredible action flick if done right.
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Super Pornio Mario Brothers, with Ron Jeremy!!!
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I think Zelda would be neat to see on the big screen, but I can't imagine how they'd do it and make it good. Same with Metroid.

Legacy of Kain(the original, haven't played the others) has a good story line to it though, and might make a pretty good movie. I still have that game on my computer, I think it's got the best script and voice acting of any game I've played. I fire up the opening movie every now and then.

And I agree that GTA wouldn't be much of a stretch into a pretty good car chase/action film, but I don't see what would seperate it from Gone in 60 Seconds or the Transporter or any of dozens of others car chase/action movies.
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Tetris!!
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Pitfall?
Jungle King?
Dragon's Lair?
Space Ace?

All live action of course...
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Just about any RPG could make for a great movie or series...maybe still too hard to achieve for a reasonable budget though.

Storyline:
Baldur's Gate
Ultima

Visual treats:
Icewind Dale
Diablo
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If Grand Theft Auto was done right it would make an excellent film.

Also, Metal Gear Solid. Its pretty much a movie the way it is now, why not make it live action?
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I think Castlevanis or Legacy of Kain would be interesting as movies.
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I'll disagree with those saying GTA would make a great movie. Truth is, GTA is a great game because a lot of it is 'borrowed' from a few different movies. Going the opposite way would create a redundant film with a heavily borrowed feel and been there done that action.

My vote: Duke Nukem. Why? Why not? There were rumors of it in the past, I'd like to see Duke save the strippers in live action big screen fun.
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Metal Gear Solid is already a movie with playable elements sprinkled in between the cinemas.
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I am not sure who would be the best to play the Square Block in Tetris, but damn I can see a potential blockbusters if the script is right ('Damnit, rotate and fall to your left idiot!').
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I think Half-Life has a lot of potential.
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Originally posted by Charlie Goose
Adventure

Remember the little square? The dragons? Remember? The castle and the bat and keys? The microdot? Remember?
This should bring back some old memories.


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