Film adaptations of popular games are almost as inevitable as game adaptations of films—and often, just as terrible.
Let's remember, in a year when folks are talking optimistically about a Gears of War movie, the history such franchises are up against. Game adaptations might make money. But as films, they suck without exception.
French development studio Cyanide intends to make the first video games based on one of the most beloved and bloody series of fantasy novels in recent memory.
Watercooler Games saw this earlier in the week and gave a detailed deconstruction of how a Free the Falklands! concept would be graphically impossible on the Atari 2600. I took one look and knew it was satire because one of the writers for this site, Jason Torchinsky, is a comedian and a name I remember as the…