Yahoo - The history of films based on video games is a spotty one -- and that's being generous. Even big-budget flicks like Angelina Jolie's "Tomb Raider" or Jake Gyllenhaal's "Prince of Persia" still left fans disappointed.
But after something of a break, Hollywood is gearing up to once again try its luck with video game source material. From huge new franchises to some odd throwbacks, a handful of video game film adaptations are coming along in the next couple of years. Which sound promising, and which should see a preemptive 'game over' screen?