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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
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (Collector's Edition)2010PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.0.00
Women's Murder Club: Little Black Lies2010WindowsI-Play3.00
Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe's The Black Cat2010iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsBig Fish Games, Inc...
Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe's The Black Cat (Collector's Edition)2010iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsBig Fish Games, Inc...
Victorian Mysteries: Woman in White2010iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsFreeze Tag, Inc.5.00
Museum of Thieves 2010BrowserRandom House, Inc.3.00
Jekyll & Hyde2010WindowsbitComposer Games GmbH2.50
The Mysterious Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde2010WindowsBig Fish Games, Inc...
Escape from Frankenstein's Castle2010Macintosh, WindowsPlayFirst, Inc....
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-42010Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.2.77
Reis rond de wereld in 80 dagen2010WindowsEasy Computing B.V.1.83
Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister2010Macintosh, WindowsHer Interactive, Inc.3.00
Tiger Eye Part I: Curse of the Riddle Box2010Macintosh, WindowsPassionFruit Games...
The 3rd Birthday2010PSPSquare Enix, Inc....
Dante's Inferno: Trials of St. Lucia2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.1.00
Dante's Inferno: Dark Forest2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc....
Hamlet2010Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc.3.78
Before the Law2010Browser3.75
Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer2010WindowsDeep Silver3.00
Dante's Inferno (Divine Edition)2010PlayStation 3Electronic Arts, Inc.4.27
Dante's Inferno2010PlayStation 3, PSP, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.65
Dante's Inferno (Death Edition)2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.5.00
The Lost Cases of 221B Baker St.2010iPhone, WindowsGame Factory Interactive Ltd....
Wolfgang Hohlbein's The Inquisitor2010WindowsPrime Games GmbH...
Nora Roberts Vision in White2010WindowsI-Play3.67
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Selected Covers

Hamlet Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Hamlet

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Hamlet