It's always tricky talking about video game movies simply because there isn't a strong history of movies based on video games. When some of the "best" video game movies include Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, the batting average for these films isn't all that great.
Part of the issue is arguably the interactivity of games and how players experience the stories as participants themselves. By the time the film adaptation comes around, fans already know what the material means to them personally and no film version could possibly stack up. There are also the problems of Hollywood simply picking games that aren't worthy of adaptation, completely missing the entire point of the game itself, or settling on hired guns rather than enlisting more creative filmmakers.
In the era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Transformers, however, licensed films are getting a lot more respect, making a lot more money, and bringing in a lot more talent, so there's hope for the video game movie.With this list, we're going determine the video games that have the potential to becomes great movies, or at least what games we'd most like to see adapted into films. Some of these are already in development, but as we all know, the movie isn't made until it's out in theaters, so vote for the video games that would make the best movies.
The Fallout universe is rich with possibilities, but Fallout: New Vegas lends itself well to a film version because the battle over Hoover Dam is a central point that anchors the entire story. People need water, they need power, and they're going to fight over both. With characters like Mr. House, Caesar, Yes Man, and Mr. New Vegas populating the landscape, this version of post-apocalyptia could make the jump rather well.Come to think of it, it might jump too well. Perhaps a film isn't what's needed here, but a TV show. Much like Game of Thrones, it could take a deeper look into all the various factions, histories and landscapes of the Wasteland. With all the stories worth telling in this game, why should we limit ourselves to just one?