With hits like Sonic or the latest The Last of Us, we review fantasy video games that deserve their own adaptation
Video games conquer cinema and television. Movies like Pokemon: Detective Pikachu island Sonic has shown that great video game adaptations can be made. Now we are all waiting for the movie Super Mario Bros. As for the world of comics, The last of us He has set the bar very high for how to make a production of one of the best video games in history.
Some time ago we created a list of 5 science fiction video games that we think could have a live action adaptation, now it’s time for fantasy video games. No doubt everyone’s opinions and experiences will make the lists unique, if you think we haven’t mentioned a game that deserves to be listed below, you can let us know through our official group of Telegram.
Dragon Age: Origins
And Mass effect is one of the biggest exponents of fantasy RPG video games, Dragon Age it’s from fantasy video games. Like Mass effectthe world building of this franchise of Bioware it’s huge. The saga has been expanded in book and comic format, so a possible live action adaptation of Pull on Age could tell new stories, as has happened with his animated series in Netflix. But in this case we are looking at their game.
We believe that any of your deliveries (Origin, II o Inquisition) are good enough to have their own series or movie, but we think it would be ideal if the first adaptation of this popular franchise was Origin. Despite being the oldest, its story and its characters are very hard to beat, in addition, the number of decisions you can make during the game makes each game unique, even at the beginning, just choosing your character makes, that the story is completely different.
You are a Gray Warden, one of the last remaining of a legendary order of Wardens. The return of an ancient enemy of mankind and the civil war raging in the realm lead to your fateful choice to unite the ruined lands and defeat the archdemon once and for all. Explore a fascinating world, make complex moral choices and prepare for bloody battle against huge and terrifying creatures.
Dragon Age: Origins It is available for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 and One.
Final Fantasy VI
I think one of the most popular franchises in video game history needs no introduction. Since the first game, the famous JRPG saga has not stopped growing and becoming one of the all-time greats in the entertainment world. His next game, number 16 in the saga, has everyone waiting. Because of the number of games it has Final Fantasy, counting those from the original series and spin-offs, we think any of the games could be adapted, but we’ve chosen Final Fantasy Tactics and WE as the best candidates to perform a live action.
Final Fantasy Tactics It is one of the games in the franchise with the most complex plots and the most interesting plot involving a large number of characters. These qualities make it ideal to become a Game of Thrones-style series. The story follows a young nobleman named Ramza Beoulvewho is caught in a bloody civil war and battles the forces of evil while discovering hidden secrets about his family
Secondly Final Fantasy VI It is considered by many to be the best game in the entire saga, with a wide variety of charismatic characters and an epic story that grabs you from the beginning. All of this would make it the right thing to do to make an adjustment.
The Ancient War of Wizards… As the last of its flames died, it left behind a world where even magic could not save… In the next millennium, iron, gunpowder, and steam engines replaced magic. , and life returned to the ruined land… Now there are those who wish to awaken the magic of ancient times and use its terrifying power to dominate the world… Can anyone really be so foolish as to repeat the past mistakes? .»
you can enjoy Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster (enhanced version for current consoles) on Steam, Android, iOS and in the future on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
Jak and Daxter / Jak II: El renegado
If in your day you had one PlayStation 2 it is quite possible that you have played a game in this series (or if not Ratchet & Clank). Long before Naughty dog will impress the industry with the series Uncharted y The last of us, which strangely has live action adaptation, the video game company made a name for itself with platform and action games.
Although the first game in the saga is The legacy of the forerunnerswe believe it should be adapted How and, the second game in the fantastic series. The second episode has a much more interesting story and background as well as a more mature one, though without forgetting the saga’s wonderful tone of humor. Although to put everyone in context, it would undoubtedly be very good if the first episode was mentioned as it has its importance to the plot.
Dark echo experiments can have strange effects. Our jovial young hero is no longer as we knew him… Jak has changed. After years of pseudoscientific testing at the hands of Baron Praxis, Jak has developed a wild rage and a thirst for revenge. Accompanied by the witty Daxter, the two set off on their darkest mission yet, and with the untamed power of dark echo coursing through his veins, Jak has become a fearsome renegade…
Jak and Daxter and Jak II They are available for PlayStation 4.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Anyone who has owned a console Nintendo You have had to play a game from one of the most representative franchises in the world of video games. The history about Triforce It has been told countless times, but like any legend, there is always a beginning. Skyward Sword it is chronologically the first game in the saga The Legend of Zelda, so it’s the perfect candidate to start a movie franchise. It could even serve as a first season, and the following explore the games that follow it.
The first story in The Legend of Zelda timeline features a young knight who must traverse the endless sky and the mythical land below to find his childhood friend, Zelda. As their fates unfold, a mysterious demon lord launches an insidious plan to revive an atavistic evil…”
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is available for Nintendo Switch.
Persona 5 Royal
Persona is a saga became famous a few years ago with its fifth installment, where it borders on excellence in almost everything. Considering that the majority of this list consists of more “traditional” fantasy games, something you can see series like House of the Dragon, Rings of Power island The Witcher, an adaptation of an urban fantasy franchise could work very well. Also, given the overwhelming success of Japanese entertainment products, it wouldn’t be difficult to find people who enjoy a series from one of the best JRPG of the last times.
Because the games in this franchise are independent of each other, any of the games can of course be adapted, but given the incredible success Persona 5 Royal, would be an ideal candidate for an adaptation. Ideally, it would be done in series format, since the history of the video game is not exactly short.
During the day, you can enjoy your student life in the big city and do with your time as you like. The connections you make with the people you meet will become an infallible asset to fulfilling your destiny. After school, you can use your Metaverse Browser mobile app to infiltrate palaces—surreal worlds that spring from the hearts of corrupt adults—and immerse yourself in your double life as the Phantom Thief.
With the power of Persona, you will turn the hearts of these criminals upside down by stealing the treasure of their twisted desires. Join your friends in the fight to reform society according to your own sense of justice.
Persona 5 Royal is available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox Cloud Gaming and PC.