These games are moving from the loading screen to the silver screen!


An untitled Mario movie

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Despite some other animated…efforts in the past, Nintendo announced earlier this year that they would be making an official movie adaptation featuring everyone’s favorite plumber: Mario! With Chris Pratt voicing the title role, the cast includes Charlie Day as Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Todd, and Seth Rogen. The yet-to-be-titled film is slated to release on Easter weekend 2023.


The last of us

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The critically acclaimed post-apocalyptic video game is coming to the small screen as a 10-episode series sometime in 2023. led by ChernobylGame director of Craig Mazin and producer Neil Druckman The last of usIt is said to be an adaptation of the first game in the series The last of us The series stars Pedro Pascal as Joel and Bella Ramsay as Ellie, The last of us 2023 will definitely be on the watchlist of most gamers.


Untitled Por series

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Branch off from hilarious live-action Sonic the Hedgehog films, titled The Red Echidna is set to get its own series on Paramount+! Idris Elba will reprise his role in the series, which will debut sometime in 2023, thus launching the official SCU (Sonic Cinematic Universe). Sure, maybe it’s not “officially” a thing yet, but hey, maybe it should be!


Minecraft: The Movie

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It’s a bit up in the air, but as of April 2022, a popular game Minecraft It is likely to be adapted into a possible film starring Jason Momoa. Jared Hayes, Director Napoleon Dynamite, is set to direct the project. As of now, the film does not currently have a release date, but that means there is still plenty of time for the film to go Minecraft Before the movie releases!



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In early 2022, news broke that Netflix had decided to bail Bioshock Properties in Development Hell, announcing the upcoming film adaptation of the franchise. Currently, there are no details on casting, writer or director, so this is probably coming further down the pipeline. Nevertheless, it would be amazing to see the retro-futuristic world of Bioshock Brought to life on the small screen sometime in the near future!


Twisted Metal

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Peacock recently decided to enter the video game adaptation space after green-lighting a series order twisted metal, A comedic half-hour live-action adaptation of the hugely popular video game series. Anthony Mackie will executive produce and star in the project as John Doe, a “smart-ass milkman who talks as fast as he drives.” Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (Deadpool And Zombieland) and will be written by Cobra Kai Writer Michael Jonathan Smith, who will also show the new series.


Assassin’s Creed

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Despite the critical reception and reception at the box office, The Assassin’s Creed The film returned in 2016, with Ubisoft and Netflix recently partnering to develop several TV shows based on it Assassin’s Creed Game First, Netflix has created live-action genre-bending series in addition to animated and anime adaptations of the source material. The series will be produced by Ubisoft’s Jason Altman and Daniel Krennic.


Resident Evil

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Based on Iconic Resident Evil series, is the second adaptation based on the Netflix TV series Capcom franchise. However, the series takes place in its own universe, while still being established Resident Evil The Vidya series stars Lance Reddick, Ella Balinska and Tamara Smart and premiered on Netflix on July 14th!



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Although not yet officially titled, Netflix has announced a live-action TV adaptation of the PlayStation classic. horizon The franchise, which is reportedly set to start filming soon! The sci-fi RPG franchise has long been celebrated for its dynamic world rooted in deep lore and compelling characters, especially its protagonist Aloy, who makes the perfect piece of IP to adapt into a long-running TV show!


god of war

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Based on the critically-acclaimed 2018 god of warBoth Amazon and Sony confirmed plans to develop it god of war TV adaptation during an investor presentation back in May. The producers of this series will be directing ExpansionMark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, as well as Rafe Judkins, showrunners wheel of time. 2018 god of war It was highly praised for its subtle, intimate story of the grief of a father and son for a wife and mother respectively. Although no release date or production schedule has been announced, it is likely god of war This series is a must watch for many gamers and fantasy lovers.



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Similar in tone and style to the film adaptation Detective PikachuVariety announced back in 2021 that A Pokemon The live-action series was in early development on Netflix. Although not much additional news has surfaced since then, Variety reported that Joe Henderson (Lucifer) is attached to write and executive produce the new series. Currently, there is no casting or release date information available for the new series, but it is definitely expected. Personally, I hope Team Rocket gets involved!


Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

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Based on the controversial, yet popular video game Cyberpunk 2077, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is an animated TV series coming to Netflix in September of 2022. The series is set to be a “10-episode standalone anime” that follows the story of a street boy trying to survive in Night City. The series will follow this street kid until he is forced to become an “Edgerrunner”, a mercenary who must turn to extreme methods to handle any job.



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Set in a futuristic alternate reality in which nuclear power has consumed the United States by 2077, Fallout A TV series adaptation from Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s Kilter Films will begin production sometime in 2022. Eventually, the series will premiere on Prime Video, and will be shown by Geneva Robertson-Dorret (Captain Marvel) and Graham Wagner (Silicon Valley). I have seen many gamers completely lost for hours Fallout series, so with any luck, the series will be just as entertaining!


Metal Gear Solid

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Although the film is still believed to be in development, Oscar Isaac is currently attached to play Snake in the film adaptation. Metal Gear Solid After he humbly threw his hat in the ring for the role during an interview for his film Triple Frontier. Metal Gear Solid Snake is an expert infiltrator during an alternate history in which the Cold War is well advanced in the 1990s. Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of Kong: Skull Island, is currently set to direct the film adaptation. No release date has been announced yet.


Tomb Raider

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Netflix announced in September last year that Hayley Atwell, who is perhaps best known for portraying Peggy Carter in the MCU, will voice Lara Croft in the upcoming anime TV adaptation. Tomb Raider The game is Croft and the Tomb Raider The franchise has seen several film adaptations in the past, this will be the game’s first foray into the anime space and is likely to hit the platform in late 2022 or early 2023; However, no exact release date has been confirmed.


Mass Effect

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Although not officially confirmed, it was reported by several outlets as late 2021, mainly Deadline., Amazon Studios is close to a deal to develop a series adaptation of the sci-fi video game franchise. Mass Effect It’s long been celebrated for its rich lore and engaging storytelling, and it’s sure to be a huge hit with gamers everywhere! Hopefully, we will get a confirmation on this sooner rather than later.

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