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Classic Games Based on Movies: A Look Back

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As gaming fans from all around the world try to create their very own renditions of games and movies, like the SNES Chrono Trigger Crimson Echoes cartridge, big manufacturers often look at the popular movies to create games that would bring in a large gaming base. Along the years, dozens of such great games were launched. Here are 3 that you will want to try out.

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Fairy Tale Game In The Works!

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An online role-playing game based on the Fairy Tale brand is in the works. The announcement was made today by anime/manga publisher FUNimation Entertainment, GameSamba and Kodansha.

The game would be a turn-based RPG with players taking on ‘the role of a wizard fighting alongside members of the Fairy Tail guild in an attempt to recover their past.’ Over time, and with experience, the players will be able to create their dream wizards.

The Fairy Tale game is expected to be ready for release in 2015. For further details, follow the jump.

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Video Games: Destiny Expansion Pack I: The Dark Below Now Available

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The highly anticipated Destiny Expansion Pack I: The Dark Below is now available for download for your console of choice! To recap the expansion pack is going to include new loot, new story missions and quests, six-player raids, and more. The DLC costs $19.99. Official press release after the break.

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Video Games – Metal Gear Solid Online World Premiere!

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Hello, My name is Michelle and my secret gaming shame (amongst many) is that I’ve never played a Metal Gear Game – even though I’ve owned them all at one point or another. The fine folks at Konami has unveiled the first footage of Metal Gear Solid Online. This online mode is part of the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.  Take a gander!  The game is scheduled to hit the streets sometime next year.

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The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series on PlayStation 4 & Xbox One

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The Walking Dead game fans it’s time to celebrate! Both seasons of Telltale’s critically-acclaimed series available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time. Available now in stores in North America and available in Europe on October 31st.

Futher details after the jump.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Finale Launch Trailer!

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It’s almost here folks. One of my favorite video game franchises. The Call of Duty series is the only game franchise that I actually beat every year – well, except the buggy mess known as Black Ops II. Kevin Spacey joins the COD Crew in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.  This time out we’re in a future devastated by a global attack. With the most powerful military force in the world, Atlas has effectively become a superpower for hire. Suit up in an advanced exoskeleton and join a highly-trained unit committed to restoring order. I miss killing Nazis…. Here is the final launch trailer, along with other footage from the game. It hits the streets Nov 4th! If you buy the digital version, you’ll get a free upgrade to the PS4 or Xbox One version – I wish all games did this.

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10 Movie-Based Video Games That Got It Right

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Adaptations can be a straight-up crapshoot. Whether it’s a movie or television series based on a novel, a comic book based on a movie, a movie based on a video game—or any flipside of those examples—you’d be right to feel apprehensive going into the experience. Too often, we’re left wondering why (aside from money) screenwriters, directors, developers, and authors have trouble taking something of high (or at least decent) quality and making something in another medium of equal (or perhaps greater) quality. Too often these projects are rushed or simply muddy the message of the original piece of art, which leaves us as the audience feeling ripped off.

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Disney Infinity Adds Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy!

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With Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy coming up fast, it only makes sense for the odd-duck collection of antiheroes to find their way into Disney’s all-genres, all-characters Infinity game. As you can tell from the art design, the Guardians make an easy transition into the Infinity style.

Check out the trailer for Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Hereos (2.0 Edition) after the jump. The Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Playset for Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) – now that’s a succinct title (!) – will be available this fall.

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