What are the best video game movies or series on Netflix right now? We have listed the best titles based on video games.
Video games depict fictional worlds that are as real as ours, filled with joy, sadness, fight, love, and hatred. They are the most extensive form of art and entertainment as they are actually manifestations of visuals, audio, and narration. That’s why it is only natural to see adaptations of these products in the world of cinema and television series. Here is the list of the best video game movies or series on Netflix that you can watch right now.
The Witcher is one of the most successful video game adaptations on the platform. Although the series is based on the novel series written by Andrzej Sapkowski, the show is inspired by the video game series as well.
The series tells about a monster hunter who lives in world of not blacks and whites, but different tones of grey. As he goes on his path through destiny, we also witness the stories of a lost princess and a powerful sorceress.
The first season of the show consists of 8 episodes. The Witcher season 2 is also on the way.
Based on a video game developed by CAPCOM, Dragon’s Dogma tells the story of Ethan who is resurrected as an Arisen. He is on a mission to retrieve his heart which was stolen by the Dragon.
With every step he takes to reach his goal, he loses his humanity piece by piece.
Based on the genre-defying Castlevania series, the show is about a vampire hunter and his fight to save a city under siege. The animated series is created by Warren Ellis and it has four seasons on Netflix.
Castlevania season 4 trailer has just landed on the official YouTube channel of the streaming giant.
DOTA: Dragon’s Blood
Based on one of the most popular MOBA games, DOTA: Dragon’s Blood is one of the best video game series on the platform. It tells about a Dragon Knight’s journey to vanquish a deadly demon. The brave knight must use the power within as he finds himself in the middle of something much bigger than he imagined.
The animated series managed to gain a good score from viewers. Most DOTA players also loved the series.
Final Fantasy 14: Dad of Light
Final Fantasy XIV is an MMORPG developed by Square Enix. The game opens the doors to the world of Final Fantasy and allows players to create their own characters. And the movie Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light tells about a father and son strengthen their bond through playing the game.
Dad of Light is one of the best video game movies on Netflix for those who are looking for a wholesome story.
Black Mirror Bandersnatch
Bandersnatch is a mind-bending interactive TV series about a young game developer called Stefan. This young man creates a game that allows players to make decisions so that they get a unique ending.
The show does the exact same thing with its viewers as well. You decide Stefan’s next move and how he reacts to events that unravel around his life. Bandersnatch is definitely a successful example to show the narrative potential of interactive series. It also prevented piracy to a great extent as the pirated version does not allow the viewer the choose an option
Minecraft: Story Mode
Minecraft: Story Mode is another interactive series on the popular streaming platform. It allows the viewer to choose their own character and how they will perform throughout the story.
The show is really fun to watch and also ‘play’ for those who love the world of Minecraft.
The world is glitching and it is causing video game monsters to reach our world. Released in 2020, Glitch Techs tells about two teenagers who are tasked to hunt these creatures down while working in a game store.
A masterpiece in the world of first-person shooter games, Doom makes us witness brutal violence against hordes of demons. And in the title Doom: Annihilation, our stop is a Martian moon that is swarming with demons and monstrous creatures.
Resident Evil: Extinction
Based on one of the most popular video game series of all time, Resident Evil: Extinction tells another story of the wanderer and zombie-killer Alice.
The King’s Avatar
The King’s Avatar is a great series to watch for those who are into esports. The series tells about a talented gamer who was forced to leave his team. He has to start from scratch to retrieve his glory in the world of esports and online gaming.
Here are some of the best video game movies or TV series that you can watch on Netflix as of May 2021. The subscription service is going to add many more video game adaptations to its library. A ton of shows and series based on video games are in the works already. Including Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, The Division, and many more.