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Good Movie Licences

Post by gmintyfresh » Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:09 am

It has to be said movie licences in general make really bad games, but every so often a game comes along that goes against that rule. Name those games that buck the trend.

It has to be said that for me Alien3 was a great game on the SNES, many movie licences stick too rigidly to the premise of the film without realising that films and games are two completely different entities. Alien3 was different as it included game play aspects that were part of the plot of the film – I’m mainly talking about the inclusion guns, that enhanced the gaming experience. The prison was beautifully realised, the Aliens were scary, and the varying missions made the game interesting and worthwhile. The licence complemented a great game in itself, wonderful

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Post by Kaede » Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:17 am

Que 10,000 replies of Goldeneye.

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Post by The Penultimate Ninja » Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:22 am

I really liked Platoon on the C64, even though it was nothing like the film.
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Post by bonerlaw » Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:26 am

erm....hello? ghostbusters on c64??? awesome!
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Post by gmintyfresh » Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:36 am

Kaede wrote:Que 10,000 replies of Goldeneye.
There is that danger!!!

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Post by The Penultimate Ninja » Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:36 am

bonerlaw wrote:erm....hello? ghostbusters on c64??? awesome!
I loved it. I would sometimes play it just to listen to the tune.
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Post by gmintyfresh » Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:39 am

bonerlaw wrote:erm....hello? ghostbusters on c64??? awesome!
I liked it on the Amstrad too, the funked up Megadrive version with SD characters was also lots of fun

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Post by Sureshot » Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:00 am

Batman on the Gameboy.

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Post by JetSetWilly » Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:06 am

i would say The Warriors on the PS2.
it went beyond the film with events leading up to, and including, those in the movie.

mind you, I did like the speccy version of RoboCop.....


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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:17 am

The Untouchables on C64 was good.

Robocop 3 on Amiga/ST was an early FPS that used the licence well.

Alien Trilogy scared the pants off me on PS1.
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Post by matt » Tue Jul 10, 2007 12:35 pm

Hudson Hawk on the CPC.

Shame the film was crap.

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Post by JetSetWilly » Tue Jul 10, 2007 12:40 pm

the amiga version of Hudson Hawk looked okay and played alright. shame it wasn't what Ocean was supposed to be flogging (a good game!)

as you said, shame the film was utter tosh. a waste of Bruce Willis
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Post by learnedrobb » Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:06 pm

Robocop and Hudson Hawk on the Speccy.
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Post by JetSetWilly » Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:18 pm

was it just me, or was the first level fricking hard?? :shock:
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Post by pottyboy » Tue Jul 10, 2007 3:57 pm

OK so for some it's not retro, but how can one forget Die Hard Trilogy? Three good games for the price of one! :)
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