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Valve boss slams movies based on videogames

Valve co-founder and managing director Gabe Newell has slammed Hollywood's attempts to bring videogames to the big screen, stating that there will be no film adaptation of Half-Life unless a decent script is produced.

In an exclusive interview with Eurogamer, Newell said he makes a point of going to see videogame movies, although not through personal choice: "I have to put on my professional 'I'm doing this for the company' hat, not the 'I'm a movie go-er whose soul is going to be crushed by another unbelievably crappy game adaptation' one."

"I just think that there's an attitude right now that they're trying to exploit the built-in audience of gamers right now and they don't really care whether the movies are any good."

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halo4life5106d ago

I'm Tried of seeing these boring movies based on Video games the only one i want to see right now is the Halo I hope it lives to its hype

Sphinx5105d ago

Was there ever a good video-game movie? Well, besides Super Mario Brothers! Ha!