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Wishful Thinking

Screen Play: "It's amusing that Hollywood thinks games are a rich vein of gold to mine for new subject matter because they have a ready-made audience keen to see their heroes on the big screen.

I would argue that gamers are now more likely to avoid any film based on a gaming license than be attracted to it because we know how Hollywood and the likes of Uwe Boll have treated our beloved games in the past.

Think Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Super Mario Bros, Resident Evil, Silent Hill, Alone in the Dark, Doom, Wing Commander, House of the Dead, Bloodrayne, Dead or Alive, Double Dragon, Tomb Raider, and more...

But some of us are more optimistic than others.

Today James "DexX" Dominguez dares to dream of a distant future in which game-to-film adaptations don't suck..."

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Marcello3322d ago

All movies made from a game are crap & vice versa. Its just a law written before video games were invented, that law is no where & everywhere.

Even the mighty Squaresoft fell on there swords making a movie from a game.

For some unknown reason it just doesnt gel & with Uwe Bol around crap movies are sure to keep on being churned out.

UWE BOL !! lol the name evens sounds like a villain from some really crappy game.