As a kid, I was always fascinated by Video Games. Back then, I had a PS3 with almost 200+ games, and my favorites were Mario Kart and Minecraft. So considering this, I bet everyone in their childhood & adolescence is attached to Video Games. As technology advanced, Video Games were converted to Movies and TV shows which attracted more audiences. Not only children and teenagers but also adults took an interest in these Video Game turned movies.
Networks and Streamers Focusing On Video Game Movies & TV Shows
For the past 5-7 years, various Video Surfacing networks and Streamers are putting Video Game TV shows and Movies as their pivotal point. This is because many of them find it convenient to attract a lot of audiences from different spheres.
Presently, Netflix is surrounded by numerous big projects, and one of those projects is Video Game Movies and TV shows. Netflix has already streamed more than 20 movies in this category and is now determined to make itself the Video Game Movie and TV Shows Streaming Giant.
Some Video Game Movies and TV shows streamed on Netflix are Dragon’s Dogma, Minecraft: Story Mode, Skylanders: Academy, Dragon Quest: Your Story, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, and many more.
HBO last year made a huge announcement that it would be streaming “The Last Of Us,” but currently, we have no idea about the progress.
Similarly, Amazon Prime Video was working on acquiring its Video Game Licenses, and it has recently announced that it is on the verge of streaming Bethesda’s Fallout Series.
What Netflix has for Us
Top 8 Video Game Movies and TV shows(No Clickbait); Netflix is currently working on these ten projects, which might be their best projects in this category. Most importantly, Netflix Never Disappoints.
Let’s have a look at the Best of All Video Game Movies and TV shows Worth Watching.
An Adaptation of Resident Evil by Capcom, this series is wonderfully elicited with a heart-throbbing plot. It is a compilation of 7 Editions. From Season 1 to Season 6, the series was written by Paul W.S. Anderson, following Season 7 written by Johannes Roberts.
The series is named in the following ways Resident Evil (Season 1), Resident Evil: Apocalypse (Season 2), Resident Evil: Extinction (Season 3), Resident Evil: Afterlife (Season 4), Resident Evil: Retribution (Season 5), Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Season 6), and finally Resident Evil: Welcome to the Racoon City (Season 7).
Based on a Japanese Video Game Franchise, The Resident Evil is an action-packed horror movie series. The Premise is divided into two timelines. The first Premise revolves around Billie and Jade Wesker, the most iconic and pronounced Resident Evil Albert Wesker. The two of them would find themselves in a corporate town and seem confused and question their father and everyone around.
The Second Premise revolves around a thirty-year-old Jade, and time has leaped 15 years. By that time, the entire world is captivated by zombies. Jade struggles to fit in this world where the past dreams of her father, sister, and herself continue to trouble her.
Arcane is yet another adaptation of MMO-Action Packed Games. The lore and original creators of Riot Games combine their efforts to launch this Animated Series “Arcane.” Albert Pyun directs the movie.
The story revolves around two declared criminals Vi and Jinx, in the districts of Zaun. Afterward, they both chose different directions. On the one hand, Jinx became rebellious and continued to embrace her crimes and commit many more. On the other hand, Vi tried to maintain peace and harmony. Because of their differently chosen paths, they become the arch-rivals of each other.
Directed by Justin Kurzel, Assassin’s Creed was initially released on 13th December 2016, falling into Action, Adventure, and Thriller. With an IMDB rating of 5.7/10, it received 18% of Rotten Tomatoes.
The story revolves around the character Callum Lynch who scrutinizes the memories of his master Aguilar De Nerha by using the device called “Animus,” and by properly analyzing the recollections, he acquires the skill of Master Assassin to save the world from an evil organization.
CD Projekt Red’s largely predicted Cyberpunk 2077 is under development for the last nine years, and now there’s been news of the release in November 2021. The movie will be similar to the CDPR’s The Witcher. The newly announced Cyberpunk: Edgerunners will be a 10 episode Animated Series. Studio Trigger develops it.
The story revolves around a street kid who tries to survive in the latest body-modification and technology-obsessed city in the future. He has everything to lose, but he chose to stay safe and alive and become an Edgerunner. Edgerunners are the mercenary outlaw who are also called Cyberpunk.
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell is an archetypal spy thriller that is finally coming on Netflix. This was first released on November 17, 2002. The series is all about stealth shooter games. John Wick and Derek Kolstad are the writers of the series.
The only news that is communicated about the series is Netflix has given a green signal for two seasons comprising 16 episodes.
An Adaptation to Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider, the series has ranked with an IMDB rating of 6.3/10 and has received 52% of Rotten Tomatoes. The series is filled with Action-packed maneuvers and falls in the category of Action-Thriller.
Directed by Roar Uthaug, it revolves around a ferocious and independent woman Lara Croft who sets on a dangerous journey to uncover the truth behind her father’s mysterious disappearance. Lara’s father was an Adventurous Person with a Heroic Persona. However, Lara Croft only knows about her father’s last destination, and that is the landmark point from which she starts her voyage.
Beyond Good and Evil
Beyond Good and Evil is an adaptation of the popular game Ubisoft Beyond Good and Evil. Video Surfacing Giant Netflix announced the launching of this series in July 2020. Back then, Netflix was looking for prolific writers who can pen down the script. Beyond Good and Evil will be directed by Detective Pikachu’s director Rob Letterman. Margaret Boykin and Jason Altman would be producing the series for Ubisoft Film and Production.
However, this was the only announcement Netflix made back then in July 2020; afterward, there was no such news regarding the series. As there has been no such news, we can’t anticipate the plot or the release date.
The Division is another project of Tom Clancy. Tom Clancy’s The Division is an online action role-playing video game developed by Massive Entertainment and was published back in 2016.
The Division movie will arrive at Netflix having the Director of Deadpool Season 2 David Leitch as its Direction Head. The movie will feature Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain as the lead.
The Division will follow a simple storyline that will be coherent to that of The Game. A Virus will be increasing and expanding in New York City, infecting many citizens. The Virus is particularly spread on Black Friday. The Virus gets contaminated through Paper. The Virus Kills millions and millions of people leaving behind a small section of society. A potentially equipped section of people is trained to fight the Virus and save New York City.
There is no such further news on the Production of this movie, but very soon, it is anticipated to start filming, and it might release by 2022.
Above mentioned movies and TV shows were the Top 8 Video Game Movies and TV shows that will stream on Netflix, which is undoubtedly worth watching. However, if in case we missed something, do let us know in the comments section below.