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Detective Pikachu, 2019

Based on the 2016 “Pokémon” game of the same name which focused on an investigative narrative with a talking Pikachu companion.

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  • Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

Tomb Raider, 2018

Based on the game from 2013 that rebooted Lara Croft’s origins as a yet-untested explorer on an island under threat of an evil cult.

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Rampage, 2018

Based on the arcade and console video game series first released in 1986, following the action of humans who can transform into giant monsters and wreak havoc across cities.

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  • Photo Credit: New Line Cinema

Assassin’s Creed, 2016

Based on the 2007 video game about harnessing ancestral memories within a simulated reality.

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  • Photo Credit: Regency Enterprises

Hitman, 2007

Based off of the video games series launched in 2000 about a contract killer with a perfect record who takes down high-profile criminals.

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  • Photo Credit: Twentieth Century Fox

Warcraft, 2016

Based on the game series first developed in 1994, focusing mainly on the real-time strategy game Warcraft: Orcs & Humans.

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Mortal Kombat, 1995

Based on the 1992 side-scrolling arcade fighting game notable for its gory finishing moves.

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Silent Hill, 2006

Based on the 1999 survival horror game, in which a man must find his daughter in the terrifying small town of Silent Hill.

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  • Photo Credit: TriStar Pictures

Resident Evil, 2002

Based on the 1996 survival horror / third-person shooter game about a zombie apocalypse started by the shadowy Umbrella Corporation.

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Street Fighter, 1994

Based on the 1987 side-scrolling arcade fighting game that originated the idea of special command based moves.

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Max Payne, 2008

Based on the 2001 third-person shooter about a downtrodden cop in New York City seeking to avenge the murder of his family.

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  • Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox

Doom, 2005

Based on the 1993 horror first-person shooter (FPS) often credited with popularizing the genre.

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  • Photo Credit: Universal Pictures

Super Mario Bros., 1993

Based on the 1985 side-scrolling platformer that introduced the beloved plumber, his hapless brother, and a perpetually-kidnapped princess.

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