Dan wrties - "We’ve all seen them, and we all hate them, movie tie in games. For the few that don’t know, a movie tie in game is a videogame that releases either before or very close to the release of the movie hits theaters. Here, I’ll give you a few examples. Let’s take one of the big blockbuster movies this summer, Battleship. Releasing on May 18th of 2012. The videogame for this Battleship movie was released May 15th. On top of being a sub-par film the video game is getting horrible reviews. Second we have a movie like Kung Fu Panda which released June 6th 2008, while the video game released June 3rd 2008. While the movie and video game weren’t absolutely terrible, the quality of the video game was less than what video games being released nowadays should be."