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Inspiration: Literature

Group Description

This group contains games based on previously published works of literature and characters from those works. This can include novels, short stories, or any other form of written fiction, published in books, plays, magazines, in e-books or even online as text.

Limitations
  • If the game directly references content or design from another adaptation of a literary work (such as a movie), it is no longer considered to be based solely on the original work and is instead based on the new derivative work.

  • Works of literature which are based on an already existing game are not eligible for this group. In those cases the literature is inspired by the game, not the other way around.

  • Legendary characters such as Zeus, King Arthur or Robin Hood are based on a loose series of tales and mythology. For that reason, different materials have sprung up with completely different retellings and the characters themselves do not really apply to any particular piece of literature. These can only be included in this group if the game references a specific book, author, or story.

  • Games which merely recreate the atmosphere of a certain author or set of stories are not to be included in this group.
Sub-Groups: Authors Sub-Groups: Books Related Game Groups
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria (Special Edition)2008WindowsCodemasters Online Gaming3.33
Around the World in 80 Days2008Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsPlayrix Entertainment3.83
My Stop Smoking Coach: Allen Carr's EasyWay2008iPhone, J2ME, Nintendo DSAdvanced Mobile Applications Ltd1.67
The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria2008WindowsTurbine, Inc.4.60
James Bond: Top Agent2008J2MESony Pictures Mobile...
Nancy Drew: The Haunting of Castle Malloy2008WindowsHer Interactive, Inc.3.50
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (Remastered Edition)2008Windows93GAMES4.06
I wish I were the Moon2008Browser3.94
The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft2008Wii, WindowsThe Adventure Company3.17
Nancy Drew Double Dare 52008WindowsHer Interactive, Inc....
American McGee's Grimm: Beauty and the Beast2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.43
American McGee's Grimm: A Christmas Carol2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.75
American McGee's Grimm: The Pied Piper2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.50
American McGee's Grimm: Iron John2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.50
American McGee's Grimm: The Golden Goose2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.50
American McGee's Grimm: Cinderella2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.50
American McGee's Grimm: The Singing Bone2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.50
American McGee's Grimm: The Master Thief2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.50
American McGee's Grimm: The Devil and His Three Golden Hairs2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.43
American McGee's Grimm: Godfather Death2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.43
American McGee's Grimm: The Girl Without Hands2008WindowsGameTap LLC2.53
American McGee's Grimm: Puss In Boots2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.21
American McGee's Grimm: The Fisherman and His Wife2008WindowsGameTap LLC2.86
Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull2007WindowsHer Interactive, Inc.3.75
Sonic and the Secret Rings2007WiiSEGA of America, Inc.4.02
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Selected Covers

James Bond: Top Agent J2ME Front Cover
Front cover for James Bond: Top Agent

Selected Screenshots