5 TV Series Based on Console Games

5 TV Series Based on Console Games

Television and video gaming conjuncture have been the basis for a new mode of entertainment that suits the tastes of both gamers and TV fans. Console games have found their way to the screens as well, we can see 5 of them in this list. Global audience has been captured by the incredible stories of them.

The Last of Us (2023)

The HBO series original by PlayStation game, which has gained rave reviews. It shows one even deep such sentiment of Joel, a callous smuggler working for the job of bringing a teenage girl named Ellie who is immune to deadly fungi across the post-apocalyptic America. The series portrays the game´s survival moments, tear-jerking character relationships, as well as its moral ambiguity in a breathtaking way, with compelling performances, great visuals, and a fidelity to the game’s fundamental themes. Whether you are a gamer or not, The Last of Us will keep you gripped and in tears, as you experience humanity, survival, and the everlasting bonds we forge during such unthinkable dramatic.

The Witcher (2019)

Available on Netflix series based on highly appreciated video game series of the same name, “The Witcher” will follow the journey of Geralt of Rivia, a Witcher, while he faces the challenges of a world full of magic, intrigues and dangers. Henry Cavill is in the role of Geralt who journeys through overwhelming challenges, endures complex entanglements, and even his own doom in the midst of the fantasy world. In the first place, the target audience relished the series’ faithful representation of the source material, as well as the multi-layered characters, fascinating world-building, and excellent graphics.

Detention (2020)

Taiwanese TV series available on Netflix. A live-action horror series adapted from a critically acclaimed video game. The narrative is about life of two students caught in a human prison where ghosts reveal to them their hidden sins and past horrors. Fans has applauded the show for its specific look, for its history, trauma and ability to shape an atmosphere of uncertainty, insecurity and discomfort.

Arcane (2021)

Netflix animated series based on the game League of Legends, transport audiences to the beautiful city of Piltover and its dark lower districts, Zaun. Watch through the genesis of League of Legends champions Jinx and Vi, siblings whose opposing convictions and the city’s long-standing discord, are the strings that pull the cord of the tale. Using stunning 3D animation, an emotionally appealing soundtrack, and a story whose theme is deeply moving, “Arcane” surpasses the limits of the game to the fantasy tv series.

Halo: The Series (2022)

Bringing the video game franchise to the small screen, “The Halo” is based on the story of the monstrously powerful supersoldier, known as Spartans. Led by the Master, who defends humanity from the alien firepower destroyed humanity – the Covenant. Depicting the grand scale, breathtaking actions, and complicated storylines from the “Halo” games, the show provides the fans of the old and new generations with a vivid experience.

These game-based TV series prove that we can tell the totally different stories in all the genres within the interactive entertainment. Ranging from epic fantasy to gritty action, these shows provide fans with delving into the intricate realms, beloved characters of the video games, or the relationship between gaming and television more than ever.