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17 video games are currently being adapted into movies or TV shows - here they all are

Posted On: Jan 19, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

17 video games are currently being adapted into movies or TV shows - here they all are

While video games have blossomed into a multi-billion dollar industry, most attempts to adapt popular games into movies have failed.
In spite of terrible reviews, recent video game-based movies like "Rampage," "Warcraft," and "Assassin's Creed" have seen high international earnings, perhaps thanks to their recognizable brands.
At least three video game movies will be released during 2019, and there are more than a dozen currently in production.
There's no denying the impact video games have on pop culture. But despite decades worth of attempts, only a handful of movies have been successful in bringing the fun of gaming to the big screen.
A trio of recent big budget video game adaptations, "Rampage, "Warcraft," and "Assassin's Creed," were all commercial and critical failures in the U.S., but managed to take advantage of their recognizable brands to earn hundreds of millions of dollars overseas. Their performance proved that there remains a market for video game movies, no matter what the critics say.
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