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15 Most Questionable Movie & TV Video Game Adaptations

by | December 23, 2016 | Comments

Assassin’s Creed: The Motion Picture is out with a sub-20% Tomatometer, continuing the rotten curse of daring to turn a video game into a movie. Meanwhile, it’s been a few days since the debut of A New Frontier, the 3rd season of TellTale’s generally acclaimed Walking Dead graphic adventures series. Game adaptations of TV and pop culture are no longer automatically deemed foregone embarrassments, but it’s been a long and bottomless pit-marred road getting here. To prove our point, we present the 15 most questionable movie and TV video game adaptations ever, the ones that were baffling even during the design document stage — if they even had one!

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