The most heavily-delayed movie licenses ever made

Does it really take decades to make a good movie game?

Most movie licenses, the accepted wisdom goes, are crap because they%26rsquo;re rushed out to reach a timely release date in keeping with the film that spawned them. Some movie games don%26rsquo;t have that excuse. Some are released so ludicrously long after the movie %26ndash; decades in some cases %26ndash; that they have no justification for being anything other than amazing.

But are they? Fresh from the news that bloody Apocalypse Now might be currently being groomed for the game treatment, we decided to look back on some of gaming%26rsquo;s other cinematic latecomers and see if they justified their delays.

Blade Runner

Delayed by: 15 years

Worth the wait?

Worth the wait?

Worth the wait?

Worth the wait?

Worth the wait?

Worth the wait?

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Long-time GR+ writer Dave has been gaming with immense dedication ever since he failed dismally at some '80s arcade racer on a childhood day at the seaside (due to being too small to reach the controls without help). These days he's an enigmatic blend of beard-stroking narrative discussion and hard-hitting Psycho Crushers.
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