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Well, I found many video games are really very interesting, and want them can be made into a movie? So, I'm looking forward the Call of Duty will be made into a movie,and what games are you looking forward to be made into a movie?
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call of duty is already an interactive movie, no need for more of those

i am however interested in a warcraft / starcraft movie despite not being a fan of blizzard though LoTR kinda covers warcraft bit

i dont think there is any good movie that is based off a game thus far
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Halo, done right.
    
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Metro. Could be a block buster. Guns, human vs alien, human vs human, love stories and just a solid foundation.
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well what ever it is as long as its not a generic shooter its good

portal: the movie
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Halo, done right.

This.

Metal Gear has enough story element to be a trilogy as well lol
    
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This.

Metal Gear has enough story element to be a trilogy as well lol

If they did decide to do it, im imagining Star Wars scale production. At the very least, six movies cover Reach - CE - 2 - 3. Maybe ODST in there.
    
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I've been wondering for years why Crysis has not been made into a film. There are many movies like it that already exist, so I'm surprised they didn't try to bank on it. I think it would make for a fantastic movie if done properly.
    
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None. The medium of gaming doesn't translate at all well into movies and vice verses is also true. The reason is that a lot of the experience of the game is from the users actions, its those moments where we were awesome that we remember most and they define a game for us. COD is one of those games were 95% of the play time is multiplayer, there is no discernible story there just the one you write for yourself. So when you look at all these terrible gaming based movies its kind of clear why that happens, gaming stories and characters are universally badly done, because its the mechanics (game play) that determine the quality of the experience and why you like a particular game and almost always the reason you keep playing. There are a few exceptions where people like horror games and such where its genuinely about the story, but you don't find those in the most popular games lists played today for the simple reason you play it once and its done. They also don't sell so well, a sizeable niche but it appears from the most played games lists that its gameplay that drives what people play and not story (League of legends and DOTA 2 are the top played games in the world and between appear to have about 40% of game hours!)

So I think its best the two industries stop trying to emulate each other and focus on what works in their medium and keep trying the innovations of the other to see if it fits. We all know movie tie in games are bad, they all are. Well the game tie in movies are all bad too.
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