Should movies ever jump into bed with gaming titles or even the other way around? Over the years, movies and video games have had a somewhat tumultuous relationship and there’s certainly been a lot more hate than love.
They have, its called licensed gaming. So far, all but a few games have made anything worth mentioning. Now, if you mean should they borrow from one another? I would say no. The game industry can borrow from movies. But movies have nothing to learn from the gaming industry...at least nothing productive.
Should they? No. Can they? Yes. I think we've already seen the detriment of cross-media entertainment when it gets taken too far; Rock Band, Guitar Hero, Wonderbook, any Interactive movie, and coming up, Beyond: Two Souls. It's all fad and folly, gimmicked and greed driven... in other words, not good for actual gamers and the industry, long term. I prefer gaming to remain gaming and not to be expanded into something it isn't...
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