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 orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Emil i Lönneberga2007Macintosh, WindowsGammafon Multimedia AB...
James Patterson: Women's Murder Club - A Darker Shade of Grey2007WindowsElephant Entertainment, LLC...
Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile2007Macintosh, WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.58
Pogo-A-Gogo2007BrowserPBS Kids...
Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis2007WindowsThe Adventure Company3.37
Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun2007Wii, WindowsThe Adventure Company3.19
Culpa Innata2007WindowsStrategy First, Inc.3.24
Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull2007WindowsHer Interactive, Inc....
The Witcher (Limited Edition)2007WindowsAtari Europe S.A.S.U.4.22
The Witcher2007WindowsAtari, Inc.4.05
Nancy Drew: The Deadly Secret of Olde World Park2007Nintendo DSMajesco Entertainment Company...
Nancy Drew: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek2007Wii, WindowsHer Interactive, Inc.3.30
What Makes You Tick?2007Browser, Macintosh, WindowsLassie Games...
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl2007WindowsTHQ Inc.3.96
The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (Special Edition)2007WindowsMidway Games, Inc....
Sherlock Holmes Trilogy2007WindowsCITY interactive Sp. z o.o....
The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (Collector's Edition)2007WindowsCodemasters Online Gaming...
The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar2007WindowsMidway Games, Inc.4.10
Inhabited Island: The Earthling2007WindowsAkella...
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.2007WindowsGSC World Publishing...
Inhabited Island: Prisoner of Power2007WindowsAkella...
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl (Limited Edition)2007WindowsTHQ Inc.4.12
Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express2006WindowsThe Adventure Company3.74
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz2006iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsGrey Alien Games...
Suikoden V2006PlayStation 2Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.3.86
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Selected Covers

Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis
The Witcher Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The Witcher

Selected Screenshots

Opening scene
Screenshot from Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis
Main Menu
Screenshot from The Witcher
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