Most people might not know that books have been adapted or have inspired video games. Here are 7 video games inspired by books and novels.
The Witcher game is based on book series of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski. However, it is quite different from its literary inspiration.
Assassin’s Creed based on Vladimir Bartol’s Alamut. It is a portrayal of the Hashshashin, a medieval band of warriors and assassins.
Parasite Eve game isn’t an adaptation of the book but it is actually a sequel to the novel of the same by Hideaki Sena.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Shadow of Chernobyl is based on the novel Roadside Picnic by brothers Arkady and Boris Strugatsky.
The BioShock game envisions a future where Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism, as adopted in her Atlas Shrugged, has become uncontrolled.
Russian author, Dmitry Glukhovsky’s Metro 2033 was adapted into the video game of the same name. The book takes place in post-apocalyptic Moscow.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six is a video game inspired by books of a series of the same name by Tom Clancy. The book series is about a fictional counter-terrorist.