August 18, 2022
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Top Game Reviews: Video Games Based on Movies

Whether it be good or bad, Hollywood has a way of always capitalizing on a trend. And when it comes to video games, movie tie-ins are nothing new. Some of the most popular and well-received games in recent memory have been based on movies. So if you’re looking for a new game to play and you’re in the mood for something that’s based on a movie, check out one of these top game reviews!

1.   Marvel’s Avengers

This is an action RPG game created by Crystal Dynamics and released by Square Enix. It was released in September 2020 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows platforms. This is just one game based on movies for our top game reviews article.

The game’s plot follows Kamala Khan, who is known as Ms. Marvel in the comics. She is a young Pakistani American who has superpowers and fights crime as a member of the Avengers. The game starts with a prologue that introduces the player to the basic controls and then cuts to after the events of the movie Avengers: Endgame. 

2.   Jurassic World Evolution

Jurassic World Evolution is a business simulation game developed by Frontier Developments and published by Frontier Developments. It was released on June 12, 2018, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One platforms. The game is based on the 2015 film Jurassic World and its sequel, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. 

The player assumes the role of operations manager for In Gen Park, a new park featuring dinosaurs cloned from ancient DNA. The goal is to keep the dinosaurs fed and happy while making a profit, all while contending with emergencies such as escaped dinosaurs and storms.

3.   John Wick Hex

John Wick Hex is a top-down action shooter video game based on the John Wick franchise. It was developed by Good Shepherd Entertainment and published by Lionsgate. It was released on October 8, 2019, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One platforms.

The game is a prequel to the events of the first John Wick movie. It follows John Wick as he is forced out of retirement and seeks revenge on the people who killed his dog. The game has been praised for its fast-paced and tactical gameplay, as well as its story.

4.   Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a one-player adventure video game based on the Star Wars franchise, created by Respawn Entertainment and distributed by Electronic Arts. It was announced during the Star Wars Celebration event in April 2019 and initially released on November 15, 2019, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One platforms.

The game is set between the events of Star Wars: Episode 3 – Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode 4 – A New Hope and follows Cal Kestis, a young Padawan who survived Order 66, the event that marked the execution of all Jedi. Cal is assisted by a droid called BD-1. The player controls Cal and has him run, jump, and use melee combat against enemies such as stormtroopers. There are more Star Wars games based on the films in the works, we will make sure to look into them for our future top game reviews articles.

5.   Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Released in October 2017, Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a sequel to the popular 2014 game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. It is an open-world action-adventure game set in the world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth.

The story of Shadow of War follows Talion and Celebrimbor, who use the power of the Ring to forge a new Ring of Power to fight back against Sauron and his army. The game is filled with characters and locations from Tolkien’s books and movies. It features a new “Nemesis System,” which creates unique, personal stories for each player based on their interactions with their orc enemies. Hopefully we can expect more Tolkien games for our top game review article since there are much interest in the Amazon series based on the books.

Final Thoughts

Whether you’re a fan of the John Wick movies or Star Wars, there’s a video game out there for you. These top game reviews will have you excited to try out some new games based on your favourite movies. With so many great options to choose from, there’s something for everyone in this roundup of top-rated video games. So, what are you waiting for? Get gaming!

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