How to make a video game based on a novel
By RTE’s James Murphy RTE News EditorA video game is a game in which players use a controller to control a character’s movements, and the game is often set in an environment where the player can interact with objects, items and creatures.
The goal of the game then is to score points, which can be earned by killing monsters and finding secret areas.
To date, there have been several video games based on books, films and novels.
Many of these have received positive reviews, although some have been criticized for being too similar to their source material.
To celebrate the centenary of the publication of The Lord of the Rings, we take a look at some of the most influential video games of all time.