40 years ago, the main sources of inspiration when making an audiovisual production were books. At present, stories that come from the same video game.
The console and computer games industry has grown to such high levels that the cinema has had to look that way to discover the key to its success.
That is why there are now many audiovisual productions, whether in series or in movies, which have their origin in video game stories.
That is why below you will know a list of series or movies that were inspired by video games for their realization.
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6 productions inspired by video games
sonic the hedgehog is a series of video games published by Sega and by Sonic Team launched in 1991, it has had several animated adaptations, and a movie saga since 2020.
Synopsis of the film: Sonic tries to navigate the complexities of life on Earth with his new best friend, a human named Tom Wachowski. Soon they must join forces to stop the evil Dr. Robotnik from capturing Sonic and using his powers for world domination.
It is one of the first video games for PC that have been made and that it maintains popularity.
In 2016 a film adaptation was made.
Synopsis: The peaceful kingdom of Azeroth is about to go to war against some terrible invaders who have left their destroyed kingdom to colonize another. Two heroes are about to collide and change the fate of their family, their town, and their home.
It is a series of horror video games and a media franchise, including manga, novels, movies, and collectibles such as action figures, strategy guides, and other publications.
The adaptations are multiple, but the most popular is the movie saga (7).
Synopsis: In a clandestine genetic research center, a deadly virus is produced. To contain the leak, the entire facility is shut down and all the employees are thought to be killed, but are actually turned into zombies.
It is an action role-playing video game, developed and distributed by Capcom for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles, it was released in 2012.
Since 2020, an animated adaptation with 7 episodes has been made.
Synopsis: After resurrecting as an Arisen, Ethan decides to kill the dragon that took his heart. But with each demon he defeats, he loses a little more humanity.
It is a series of video games, created and developed by Konami since 1986.
Its animated adaptation has 32 episodes divided into 4 seasons.
Synopsis: A vampire hunter fights to save a besieged city from an army of otherworldly beasts controlled by Dracula.
Arcane is an animated series for Netflix based on the universe of the popular video game League of Legends, specifically about the origins of two iconic LoL champions and the power that will separate them.
The series was released on November 9, 2021 and has 9 episodes.
Synopsis: A protégé sabotages his mentor on the Council while magical technology evolves at high speed. With the authorities after her, Jinx must face her past. After meeting an ally on the streets of Zaun, Caitlyn and Vi come face to face with a mutual enemy during a frantic brawl.
Meet 6 video games whose history were adapted to television productions