The process of adaptation has been used to transform one form of media into another. This act allows a familiar story to gain new context and ways to express itself. From books made into films, to comics made into cartoon series, and board games made into films (Battleship), these adaptations, for better or worse, add new dimensions to the source material. Fort this entry I’m going to focus on video game to film adaptations.
Out of all the different ways that one form of media has been adapted into another, the most unsuccessful has to be that of adapting video games to film. … Read the rest