The best video games based on movies | Digital Trends Spanish


Video games based on films are often forgotten, generally because they are not able to reflect the essence of the original film, as is the case with Superman 64 Y Aliens: Colonial Marines. However, in recent years developers have taken a different direction. Instead of releasing a game to advertise a soon-to-be-released movie, studios have been creating different experiences: they put us in the universe of some movie, but they tell us a totally different story. Next, we leave you the best games based on movies.

Since you are here, you may be interested in reviewing our list with the best (and worst) movies based on video games.

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Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation It is a survival horror game. In the game, you are Ripley’s daughter 15 years after what happened in the first movie of Alien. After discovering that a flight recorder that has documented Ripley’s fate is hidden on a Seegson Corporation ship, you are sent to search for him.

Your goal is not to shoot everything that moves. Encounters with a xenomorph will be brief and anxiety will overwhelm you as you try to outrun the beast. Almost the entire game focuses on sneaking through narrow corridors and using tools to evade the creature, not on defeating it.

Marvel’s Avengers

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Although Marvel’s Avengers It’s not exactly based on Marvel’s multi-million dollar movie franchise, it borrows a lot from it. In addition to Kamala Khan, you have access to the same list of Avengers: Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, Black Widow, and Captain America. Despite Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics receiving a lot of criticism for Gaming Items as a Service, Marvel’s Avengers it is still an action game with a single player campaign that you can enjoy.

After the 15 to 20 hours of the campaign, you will spend your time putting together your own version of the Avengers, taking on the baddies in a variety of scenarios that will become familiar to you. Each hero has their own skill tree, and if you want to unlock them all, you’ll be hooked for hours.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, one of the best video games based on movies

Although almost all games of Star wars they are bad, there are some good ones. Fallen Order It is one of them. The game takes place between Episode III and Episode IV; more specifically, between Episode III and the events of Star wars rebels. In it, you are Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan. Throughout your adventure you will travel to multiple planets, each with its own secrets, alternate paths, and optional boss battles.

Jurassic World Evolution

Jurassic World Evolution, one of the best video games based on movies

Jurassic World Evolution is the last thing one would expect from a title based on Jurassic park. It’s a simulator in which you manage a dinosaur park that spans five islands. Evolution includes the voices of Jeff Goldblum, Bryce Dallas Howard, and BD Wong, and focuses on three types of skill trees: science, entertainment and security. Although the dinosaur park simulation is a bit of a strange genre, it works well here because it was developed by Frontier Developments, a studio that has a good grasp of the simulation genre.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Shadow of War, one of the best video games based on movies

Same as with Star wars, there are many games of Lord of the rings and most are not good. The two titles of Middle-earth (Shadow of Mordor Y Shadow of war) are a good exception. In both you are Talion and you share your body with the elf prince Celebrimbor. Your goal here is to stop Sauron.

Shadow of war is a prequel to the movies and while the universe is interesting to fans of Lord of the rings, we include this game also for its mechanics. In the game, you will have to face Sauron’s army of orcs. As you defeat the members of this, others, more and more powerful, will take their place. Neither tour will be the same as the other, as the enemies you make in the game will be determined by who is higher on your blacklist.

GoldenEye 007

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Released in 1997 for the Nintendo 64, GoldenEye brought with it an era of split screen shooter with players trying to destroy themselves in an arena. Today GoldenEye It doesn’t offer the same feel as 1997, but its impact on the games industry is undeniable.

The Nintendo 64 is not the best platform for shooting games, with its low fidelity graphics and inaccurate controls. However, thankfully, you can find a redesigned version of the game available for download to your pc for free.

John Wick Hex

John Wick Hex, one of the best video games based on movies

This is a chronological strategy game where time stands still so you can plan your next move. You choose what you want to move and what you want your movements to be, and then time advances: it turns out that not even in a video game can you be as rough as John Wick in real time.

Hex features expertly created animations in neon-filled settings. Although probably a triple A study could have fabricated an experience of John wick more visceral, Hex is a good title that offers a unique version of the franchise.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Knights of the Old Republic, one of the best video games based on movies

Knight of the Old Republic it’s proof that movie-based video games can offer depth and complexity. This title is set in the Old Republic, 4,000 years before the Galactic Empire took power. You are a Jedi on a multi-planetary mission to overthrow Darth Malak. Just like the titles the BioWare study made before Knights of the Old Republic, the combat is carried out by rounds and the system is used d20 to determine whether an action was successful or not.

Mad max

Mad Max, one of the best video games based on movies

Mad max It is not based on a particular film in the series, although it came out shortly after the premiere of Fury road. It is an action and adventure game in the open world style of Assassin’s creed Y Batman: Arkham Asylum. In it, you are Max Rockatansky, a former highway patrol looking for fuel for his Interceptor.

Although Mad max is not at the level of Arkham Asylum Y Assassin’s creed, offers a decent experience. A central theme is vehicular combat. As you progress through the wasteland you can find accessories for your vehicle that make it stronger, faster and more lethal.

Friday the 13th: The Game

Friday the 13th the Game, one of the best video games based on movies

Friday the 13th: The Game it’s a title asymmetric multiplayer similar to Dead by daylight. This eight player online game pits seven overseers from Camp Crystal Lake against a menacing Jason Voorhees. Overseers win if they escape the map alive or if they survive until time runs out. Of course, Jason’s goal is to kill everyone he can.

It’s a simple concept that could get tired fast. Fortunately, the Crystal Lake map is large and open, with multiple additional missions for supervisors. Completing these missions will give them a greater chance of survival, either by giving them an escape route or by helping to stop Jason.

Blair witch

Blair Witch, one of the best video games based on movies

Blair witch It came out of nowhere when it was announced and released on its own in 2019. In it you are Ellis Lynch, a former cop who joins a group searching for a lost boy deep in the Black Hills forest of Burkittsville, Maryland. He is accompanied by his dog Bullet, a crucial element in defining the outcome of the game.

Usually, Blair witch is an exploration game in which you search the forest and solve puzzles. But the most interesting aspect is Bullet. Besides finding things and tracking smells, Bullet also determines your psychological state. You will have to keep him close during your quest so as not to suffer from the horrors that surround you.

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