Analysis: Number Of Film-To-Game Adaptations On The Rise

New data from a three-year research project demonstrates the growth in film-to-game adaptations, particularly in the realm of simultaneously-released titles.

The first portion of that analysis has been published in English by university lecturer Alexis Blanchet, following references to a French-language version of it in the most recent version of Gamasutra sister magazine Game Developer.

The academic's weblog posting includes graphs showing the yearly frequency of both adaptations released simultaneously with their source films, as well as film adaptations in total.

Blanchet teaches and studies at the Universite Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense; his work is part of a study of "the cultural, economical and technical synergies between cinema and the video game."

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