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We see games being made into movies before, but for whatever reason the MMO genre never gets the "Acclaim" required to generate enough demand for a movie. Now I don't buy into the MMO doom and gloom, in fact I would say all video/pc games have lacked in innovation the past few years...
Back to the subject at hand; if you could see a few MMOs make the big screen (and with large production budgets ) which would you choose and why?
WoW: Which I assume will actually be a reality within the next few years. I hope it really captures the true essence of Warcraft and doesn't change it into something that it isn't. From what I read, Orcs aren't going to be the "bad guys" in a typical fashion, so that is a start. I do also hope they focus or at least present the other races and cultures of Azeroth in this film.
The Secret World: This would almost never happen, ( the illuminati in Hollywood wouldn't allow it hehe) but I envision it as the Matrix fused with National Treasure. I think it could seriously be an awesome trilogy with each faction as the main focus of each film.
FFXIV: I would love to have the excellent story of FFXIV on the big screen, even CGI would be ok. I think the storytelling was lacking in the game. It felt like it was being told almost as if it was a Children's novel. If they made it mature while keeping it's charm, I would be ecstatic.
Runners Up: RIFT: The lore is fantastic, but the game mucks it up, especially Vanilla Rift. Love the elements and their own themes that they present. Faceless man is TOO badass, he is on the ultimate self-redemption quest. Could be epic in 3D too or just eye-candy in general.
Wildstar: Didn't enjoy this game, but for some reason I could totally see this being a witty, violent, hilarious, scifi/action/comedy. I think it would be a blast with talented writing and screenplay. It would be a Pixar film for a more mature audience.