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Video Game Ad of the Day: Alien 3 and Terminator 2

Alien 3 Terminator 2 SNES
This ad can be used as an example of an instance where a good game was produced from a lousy movie (Alien 3), and a lousy game was produced from a good movie (Terminator 2). It’s not incontrovertible proof that bad movies make good games and vice-versa, because The Crow: City of Angels game we showcased last week exists.

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Video Game Ad of the Day: Last Action Hero

Last Action Hero
The film Last Action Hero is, in my opinion, an unfairly derided satire of the action movie genre. A game based on the concept could have been a lot more interesting than what we got, but the project was, to my understanding, thrown together on a ridiculously short schedule and ended up being godawful as a result. You can read a pretty good article about that here.

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Video Game Ad of the Day: The Itchy & Scratchy Game


The ultra violent show-within-a-show, Itchy & Scratchy, is perfect video game fodder. Unfortunately the geniuses at Acclaim got their hands on The Simpsons license for the majority of the 1990s and turned it into another half-baked platformer. Woe.