What gets us about the films that are made from our favourite videogames isn’t that they’re almost inevitably bad, but how bad they inevitably are. There’s no good reason they should be.
Every other movie Hollywood produces is based on a book. The equally maligned comic book conversions have at least seen some notable highs with the likes of Superman, Spider-man and, of course, The Dark Knight. Plays, TV shows, and other movies have been huge box office success.
Yet games are trapped in the basement, with the mere mention of their titles putting the audience