RB writes: Ultimately, games are not films and films are not games. One is not better or more important that the other. They're just different forms of entertainment, and what we love about the interactive thrill of a story-driven game is worlds apart from the passive joy of a great movie.
But still the crossover casualties pile up. And, if for nothing else but the law of averages, there has to be a good one eventually, right? Which is why the news that man of the moment, the brilliant Michael Fassbender, is to star in - and co-produce - the forthcoming adaptation of assassin's creed offers a glimmer of a smidgen of hope of something that might actually be genuinely, gloriously, unapologetically 'not bad'. Dare to dream.
And in the meantime, let's remind ourselves of what we've had to put up with 'til now.