30 Sep

The best books based on video games

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He said an Indian proverb: “an open book is a brain talking; closed a friend who waits; forgotten, a soul who forgives;destroyed, a heart that cries”, a fantastic definition of what these inexhaustible classmates can be achieved. How for example to expand the history and emotions causing us our favorite game, or nurture a solid and spectacular argument to the next title that we enjoy. In this article we review books based or inspired by video games.

Today we have a really special theme, Let’s talk about books, those magical companions that lead us to amazing places, transport us to epic adventures and teach knowledge and skills for our lives.

As it could not be otherwise, we will discuss very typical books, those who based their story or theme in the videogame world. In other sectors, such as the cinema, it is certainly common that textbooks are very present, both in one direction and another.

Sometimes, movie and book, or video game and book are so good that it becomes difficult to guess what came first if we didn’t know previously. They are of course a great way to expand or discover the universe of a game that draws our attention.

We will not only talk about books that based their pages in a video game or vice versa, we’ll also talk about other interesting books on the history of interactive entertainment, or independent creations which have brilliantly exploited the player facet.

‘Assassin’s Creed’

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We know all about the mysterious Altair

A saga historic as he is Ubisoft’s only could bring great books, with their plots and their environments in historical times of maximum interest, like the Italian Renaissance, or soon theFrench Revolution.

The author of several of the books in the saga is Oliver Bowden, a pseudonym of a historian and novelist, according to him it is a consecrated player, and took as inspiration the Games ‘ Assassin’s Creed’themselves, as it could not be otherwise.

In ‘Assassin’s Creed. The secret crusade‘ be able to know much more about the master assassin Altair

In ‘Assassin’s Creed. The secret crusade‘ be able to know much more about the master assassin Altair. The character will develop a mission that will take you to the Holy Land, and will discover the true value of the assassins creed.

To demonstrate its commitment, Altaïr to kill nine large enemies, including powerful Knights Templar. The life of this mysterious character is reflected in this essential book for fans of the saga.

This saga has been very prolific in books, such as ‘Assassin’s Creed. The brotherhood‘,’Assassin’s Creed. Renaissance‘or’Assassin’s Creed. Forsaken‘ along with many others, but unfortunately we can not stop us in each of them.


Dmitry Glukhovsky is those authors that one must follow the track, in your resume figure exercise correspondent in a Russian expedition to the pole, or narrating the death of Slobodan Milosevic.

With its ‘Metro 2033‘ work, he earned fame in the world of science fiction, and a renowned video game was born to give life to this impressive history.

Metro 2033: The Last Refuge

The human race is playing in the basement

The action takes place in Moscow, in the year 2033, after a terrible nuclear war, the survivors are hidden under the ground, on the tracks of the metro. Life has followed its path and at each station have been founded true City-States, where the people are grouped according to their interests, or ideologies. But all with a common goal, prevent entry into mutants that inhabit the area.

‘ Metro 2033′ became all a best seller, and had then ‘Metro 2034‘, where the exciting history of the Moscow underground life after the worst disaster in the history of humanity turns of nut even more exciting.

‘ Metal Gear Solid: the legacy of Big Boss’

Although it is a book that will be released soon, we could not help reference it. 27 do not meet every day, as it is the case of the saga of Hideo Kojima.

After so many years and 36 million copies sold around the globe, this book will compile thescripts and characters in the work of Kojima, including references and reviewing the references to the cinema of the warlike adventures of Solid Snake and company.

Of course it won’t be ‘Metal Gear Solid‘ first foray into the world of the book. The heading with the same name of the main series of Raymond Benson tells a part of the adventures of the protagonist.

‘Resident Evil’

The case of ‘Resident Evil‘ is certainly admirable, it has triumphed first in the game, later in the film, and has maintained the type like few others in the literary world, certainly a story that engage!

A single author Stephanie Danielle Perryhas designed all the scary stories that are on the books in this series. It is also known for his novels about Alien and various books based on movies.

In ‘The Umbrella conspiracy‘ we can follow first-hand the unit of rescue and special tactics (STARS) that has been deployed in Racoon City to investigate the chaos.

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Terror that is one of the keys of ‘Resident Evil’

Get to know Chris Redfield, Jill Valentine, Barry Burton and the head of the unit, Albert Wesker.Soon they discover that the mansion where have admitted to investigate is the last place where you want to be, as terrible and hostile creatures roam freely.

They could write several articles on books of ‘ Resident Evil’: ‘The city of the dead’, ‘Némesis’, ‘Zero hour’, ‘La Ensenada Calibán’, ‘Underworld’, ‘Genesis’… If you like this universe, have much to discover.