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Video games better than the movie they came from

When the franchise strikes back

Video games better than the movie they came from

As watching Bob Hoskins playing a dungaree-clad Brooklyn plumber will tell you, films based on video games are, for the most part, abysmal.

This isn't true for video games based on movies, though. Often they’re as well-crafted as the film they're supposed to be helping to promote, and sometimes actually a class above.

So here are the ten greatest games that bettered their cinematic makers.

Image: Games Press



X-men Origins: Wolverine

X Men Origins: Wolverine

Star Wars Racer

The Phantom Menace


Prince of PersiaAladdin

King Kong

Alien vs Predator

Alien ResurrectionPredatorAliens vs PredatorPredator 2Citizen Kane

Die Hard 2: Die Harder

Die Hard TrilogyPoint BlankTime CrisisCall of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Enter the Matrix

MatrixEnter the MatrixReloadedRevolutions

Terminator 3: Redemption

T3: RedemptionTerminator gameT2

The Fast and the Furious

Fast and the Furious