Fruitbat Theatre

Page to Pixel: How Video Games Handle Adaptation

Hollywood doesn’t have a great track-record when it comes to churning out films based on popular video game properties. But how good is the games industry at adapting other entertainment mediums? What makes a good adaptation? What makes a bad adaptation? How did CD Projekt’s take on The Witcher compare to the source material? Does anyone remember that action game based on Dante’s Inferno? Join a panel of games journalists and more as we discuss these questions and try to pitch our own uber-niche video game adaptations to the crowd.

Panelists

Fergus Halliday [Editor, PC World], Matthew Hewson [Editor, Player2.Net], Jessica Zammit [Director, Queerly Represent Me], Cat Benstead [Brand Manager, Turn Left], David Smith [Gaming Editor, The AU Review]