Every now and then you hear about some big name director attempting to take on a film based on a video game. As of now, there still haven’t been any that have received universal praise. This isn’t helped by the fact that one director keeps on making them without any effort.
One of the major reasons as to why films of this kind fail like this is because of the nature of the game. Putting aside the visual novels, which are in a category of their own, most games fall into two categories. One set of games tend to have little to no plot such as a lot of platformers or first person shooters.… Read the rest