Video Game Movies by the Numbers [Infographic]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on May 26th, 2011

Video game based movies are a tough sell and the numbers reflect that. Gamers want a movie that captures the spirit of the game and non-gamers want a movie they can get into without playing the game first.

It’s a mixed bag and the infographic above shows that things don’t always work out for the studios. Even the most popular/best grossing of game-based movies still do poorly in comparison to other Hollywood films.

[via IGN]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 05/26/11
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