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.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Return to Krondor1998WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.3.59
UBIK1998PlayStation, WindowsCryo Interactive Entertainment3.48
Parasite Eve1998PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaSony Computer Entertainment America LLC3.95
Philip José Farmer's Riverworld1998WindowsCryo Interactive Entertainment3.77
Ian Livingstone's Deathtrap Dungeon1998PlayStation, WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.3.11
Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill1998WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.09
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VI: Awakening of the Dragon1998Dreamcast, Macintosh, PlayStationKOEI Co., Ltd.4.30
Perry Rhodan: Operation Eastside1998WindowsFantasy Productions Verlags- und Medienvertriebsgesellschaft mbH...
Pettson o Findus i trädgården1998Macintosh, Windows1C Company...
Arthur's Computer Adventure1998Macintosh, WindowsBrøderbund Software, Inc....
Geisterjäger John Sinclair: Evil Attacks1998WindowsBomico Entertainment Software GmbH...
Perry Rhodan: Thoregon - Brücke in die Unendlichkeit1998WindowsNBG EDV Handels- und Verlags GmbH...
Devyat' princev Ambera1998DOS, WindowsAkella...
Suikoden II1998PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, WindowsKonami of America, Inc.3.99
De griezelbus 11998Macintosh, WindowsElzenga-Uitgeverij Zwijsen Algemeen B.V....
Hop-Skip Jump-A-Roo Zoo1997Macintosh, Windows 3.xDiAmar Interactive Corp....
Beyond Time1997Windows, Windows 3.xDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.02
Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant1997WindowsDreamWorks Interactive L.L.C....
The Cat in the Hat1997Macintosh, WindowsBrøderbund Software, Inc....
Multimedialny Świat Jana Brzechwy1997WindowsYoung Digital Poland...
Dragon in a Wagon1997Macintosh, Windows 3.xDiAmar Interactive Corp....
Gary Gadget: Building Cars1997Macintosh, WindowsViva Media, LLC...
A Color Clown Comes to Town1997Macintosh, Windows 3.xDiAmar Interactive Corp....
Gooka1997WindowsJRC Interactive...
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon1997DOSTake-Two Interactive Software, Inc.4.14
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Selected Covers

UBIK Windows Front Cover
Front cover for UBIK
De griezelbus 1 Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for De griezelbus 1
Parasite Eve PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Parasite Eve

Selected Screenshots

Ella Runciter makes an appearance in the opening FMV; if you've read the novel you know who she is.
Screenshot from UBIK
Main Title
Screenshot from Parasite Eve
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