Resident Evil: Vendetta Movie Review

Resident Evil: Vendetta is an action-oriented CGI film that tries to capture the essence of the survival horror games and fails miserably. Although the Resident Evil animated movies are miles ahead of its live-action counterparts, they have always failed to capture a mass audience because they stayed too close to…

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Battle Arena Toshinden Movie Review

Battle Arena Toshinden is a movie you can skip if you’ve never heard of the series and one that’s disappointing if you’re a devoted fan and you’re interested in watching it anyway. For those unfamiliar, Battle Arena Toshinden is a three-dimensional weapon-based fighting game series that came out in the…

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Assassin’s Creed Movie Review

Despite the talented people behind it, this is a bland adaptation with one-dimensional characters, a simplistic storyline ripped from the games and an incredibly slow pace. Anyone remotely familiar with video game movies knows that they are terrible. What’s striking about Assassin’s Creed is that this adaptation seemed different because…

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Ninja Ryukenden Movie Review

This OVA takes some liberties with Ninja Gaiden’s story without compromising the most iconic parts of the series. The Ninja Gaiden series started as a side-scrolling platformer in the arcades and was soon ported to the NES. Its most distinct characteristics were its high difficulty, cinematic cutscenes and its memorable…

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Dead Space: Downfall Movie Review

Downfall is a horrific movie, but in all the bad ways possible. The original Dead Space was a revelation not only for third-person shooters, but also for horror games. What the game achieved in terms of atmosphere, creative enemies and tense soundtrack didn’t cease to amaze for the 12 or…

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Fatal Frame Movie Review

Despite dealing with some important topics and being an achievement in atmosphere, the premise that supports the Fatal Frame live-action movie isn’t that attractive. The premise behind the Fatal Frame franchise has always seemed particularly refreshing to me. In this Japanese horror series, the protagonists use a device known as…

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Warcraft Movie Review

Warcraft might be based on a bestselling video game franchise, but its cinematic aspirations are lacking to say the least. The Warcraft franchise has been around for decades and even though the trilogy is regarded as one of the best real-time strategy series ever made, it wasn’t until World of…

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Final Fantasy Kingsglaive Movie Review

Kingsglaive suffers from poor voice acting, a confusing storyline and underdeveloped characters, making it one of the worst Final Fantasy movies in years. At the time of Kingsglaive release, Final Fantasy XV isn’t out and the upcoming Japanese role-playing game won’t be out for a few months. Releasing a movie…

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