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The 10 Best Games Based On Books

Books! They're like films without pictures, or games that are all cutscene. Old people and hipsters really like them, teenagers think they're like totally lame, and quite frankly we should all read more of them. There are countless games inspired by books - most especially Tolkien, Lovecraft and early Dungeons & Dragon fiction - but surprisingly few games based directly on books. Even fewer good…

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The Roaring 80s: The Great Gatsby NES

If the hat Fitz, wear it. What if... thirsts for platform games on the NES had reached such heights that, in desperate attempts to slake them, publishers turned to adapting classics work of fiction into jumping'n'thumping? Here's a little slice of that alternate reality: The Great Gatsby NES, which you can play in your browser right here. Battle butlers, boxcar hobos and Charleston dancers in…

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A Zelda-Related PC Game: The Great Gatsby

Curran twittered this yesterday and... well, I had to call the ever-literary delightful girlfriend in from the next room to gawp at the video. Yes, it's a casual game based around that classic of the Jazz Age and favourite of American English Teachers (OR SO MY TELEVISUAL SHOWS TELL ME). You can get the demo from here and then buy it for a mere seven…

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