Movie or Fiction based games are not a major game category. However we can find many games which follows this type. If you are a big fan in a fiction fantasies like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Marvel or DC Universes, you might find some interesting games in this genre. So let’s talk about them.
While most movie based games are created from old movies, some can argue they are not worth playing, We are going to give some reasons for you.
Pros of Movie Based Games
First let’s talk about the advantages we can get from playing movie or fiction based games.
You play the story
Sometimes watching a movie is not good enough. Why you neglect the chance of playing the story on your own? You can have the fascinating experience of the playing the story in your favorite fiction story. You simply live in in that fictional world.
When playing these games, you can encounter with your favorite characters in the movie or fiction. Isn’t that great?
Reveal Unknown stories
Basically the game consume much more time than a movie. So we can expect a lot more story elements in a game. And there are some in game missions that we can never found in the movie. Further more, you can learn more about the franchise from playing movie-based games.
For an example, you can find a great story behind the movie series ‘Lord of the Rings‘ by playing the games like Shadow of Mordor and Shadow of War. (These two games can be considered as great games based on movies)
While there we have all those advantages, there are some disadvantages as well. Basically the gameplay can be bit boring, (This is not the case in the two games I mentioned earlier.) But after all those pros and cons, like we mentioned earlier, if you are a fan of a fantasy fiction series, you should at least try the games based on that particular franchise.