Video games these days present stories that are no less than movies and novels. The developers give so much time in not just making the visual attractive but they also make stories interactive and engaging. Sometimes those video game stories are continued as comics. Here is a list of top 10 comics based on video games.
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This is a hugely popular series with a very complex plotline. Basically, Templars seek to create order through world domination. Assassins fight for individualism, making this a struggle between authoritarianism and liberalism. The games follow modern day descendants of the assassins reliving their ancestor’s journey as they search for mystical elements of power.
At the centre of these comics is Geralt, who goes on adventures with his newfound friend, Jakob Ornstine. The first comic is the House of Glass, which follows the namesake structure in the Black Woods. Now, the duo must somehow escape the house with its myriad monstrosities as well as Ornstine’s zombie wife to come out unscathed.
This prequel comic follows an ambitious Faith, who is attempting to make progress in her life as a runner. Circumstances lead her to begin an involvement with crime boss Dogen. Thus she begins doing odd jobs for him, at the completion of which she will receive her dead mother’s artwork. This also has fantasy elements along with a militaristic society.
The Last of Us
The writer of this comic is also the lead writer of the video game it is based on, creating a seamless world where the two collide. The comics focus on Ellie’s life, her upbringing in the quarantine zone and her friendship with Riley. With a hint of melancholy, this is also an excellent work of art.
The Walking Dead
This science fiction comic series takes place in a post apocalyptic world. It follows Ricky Grime, who gets a wound in the line of duty and wakes up to find that the undead have overtaken the world. As the zombies attack his family and friend, he struggles to survive and make a place for himself in this new world.
This 2009 comic is the first in a series. This first one tells the story of a group of Templars who go on a search and destroy mission to annihilate Flemeth. Flemeth is a witch of the wild. The subsequent comics further this plot and introduce new characters to the series. The comics are full of adventure.
Halo: Fall of Reach
Marvel’s Halo is an adaptation of a novel which also forms the basis of a video game. It’s a military science fiction, which spans planets and decades. It takes place in the Halo universe, where it is possible to travel faster than time, negating space relativity. Thus, in this world, humans have colonized several other planets and rule them.
This comic features Rasa, alias agent Maya Brooks, and follows her journey as she befriends Cerberus and eventually betrays them. It’s a sci-fi comic series set in the far future wherein aliens capture the entire milky way galaxy. The series is famous fro its representation of same sex relationships and sexual minorities.
The protagonist of this comic is Lara Croft, who is an archeologist-adventurer who raids mythological places. Dark Horse publishes these comics, written by Toby Gard in an attempt to defy female stereotypes in comics. She is thus an intelligent, ambitious, crafty and strong girl who roams the world and saves tombs and ruins from robbery.
Sonic the Hedgehog
This is the longest running comic book based on a video game, the credit of whose creation goes to Archie comics. The comics follow the adventures of Sonic and his friends as they attempt to fight the evil Doctor Robotnik. The comic not only has a video game based on it but also a movie, featuring Jim Carrey.