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One of the biggest announcements at this year’s VGAs – The Last Of Us. The surprise for most was that it’s being developed by Naughty Dog. That alone has put it on most people’s radars. Though gameplay is shrouded in mystery it looks like an action/horror game with ND’s expected level of characterisation, acting and attention to detail. If you can’t wait to find out more about the game there are at least some interesting movies, games and TV shows that have explored a similar premise of killer infections. Here’s a list of some of the more obvious ones, though I’m sure I’ve missed a lot!
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This is a lot like a reading list for gamers. I’m not saying anything “ripped off” anything else here, I’m just making a nice list of movies that are relevant or related to games in some way. Some were definitely sources of inspiration, others just have some parallels.
Vampire Hunter D / Bloodlust - Castlevania Series
In VHD we have a long haired, mysterious, cloaked vampire hunter who also happens to be the son of Dracula. Sounds a lot like Alucard. Looks a lot like Alucard. Acts a lot like Alucard. We have a lot of similar monster More >
It’s common knowledge that movies of video game franchises have been largely terrible. Though there is the occasional exception, none could be considered classics.
On the other side of the coin many games borrow quite heavily from movies. We’re talking everything from a few choice lines or minor plot points all the way through possible plagiarism. Fact of the matter is though, if you like certain action and horror games there’s likely a movie or two that will be right up your street. It may even do what your favourite games do better than the games themselves!
This list might be obvious to More >