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  • ShaneDMcDonie - April 14, 2014 12:08 a.m.

    Sin City looks more like XIII, The Lion King I played(On Sega), I played most if not all of Disney's movie tie ins, not all of them were from Virgin tho. Capcom did Aladdin, Hell I played all of Capcom's Disney games too, still have quite a few of them in my collection. Full Metal Jacket doesn't exist, that's most likely Platoon, and that is one incredibly hard game. Knowing where to go requires you draw a map as you wander through the jungle to find key items
  • Datadog - April 3, 2013 9:22 a.m.

    Way too convincing considering I read this two days after April 1st. Figured something was up once Citizen Kane was carrying around Indy's inventory from "Fate of Atlantis."
  • iluspook - April 3, 2013 7:38 a.m.

    Full Metal Jacket had me thinking of Platoon and Rambo, both of which were pretty decent NES games. The mention of first person elements brought up scenes from Golgo-13 in my head. Hmm...I think I needs some 8-bit love today!
  • ajktigie - April 2, 2013 11:14 p.m.

    I played Lion king on my SEGA.
  • KnightDehumidifier - April 2, 2013 3:52 p.m.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWFJOxG5sSw My Dinner With Andre: The Arcade Game. Extremely detailed with multiple choices which decides the fate of which the dinner will conclude. Although when Konami decided to bring it to the consoles, it lost a lot of luster. The X68000 version is arguably the most superior, as you are given a fourth discussion option as well as another drink option. If you settle for the NES version of course, the most common one, disappointment is bound.
  • Kyo - April 2, 2013 1:02 p.m.

    Nice article.. lol Funny thing is I still own that lion king game on snes :x
  • MyCoolWhiteLies - April 2, 2013 9:11 a.m.

    Wow, an April Fools joke that actually fooled me for a moment.
  • DirkSteele1 - April 2, 2013 8:44 a.m.

    Surely the first clue this was an April Fool was the statement "when movie tie-ins were as good, if not better than the average original IP." Speaking as someone who started out in the 8-bit era, the rule of thumb with movie tie-in games was handle with extreme care and expect the worst. Not to say there were not shinning lights, and certainly Virgin were on a great roll in the mid-90s. The Lion King was excellent.
  • Rhymenocerous - April 2, 2013 8:37 a.m.

    They were seriously making a Taxi Driver game. Seriously.
  • LEGOMatrix - April 2, 2013 8:29 a.m.

    What a convincingly written article! Perfectly played... Kudos!
  • sandplasma - April 2, 2013 6:32 a.m.

    I still remember playing the Lion King on my Sega Genesis. I remember that first line in the game, it was so awesome, no other game had such an impact in the beginning. "It Starts."
  • Rhymenocerous - April 2, 2013 8:31 a.m.

    "The King, is dead..."
  • PatHan-bHai - April 2, 2013 5:55 a.m.

    :3 LoL!! GR keep up the Fool's wor!
  • taokaka - April 1, 2013 7:11 p.m.

    Damn you! I was fooled up until citizen cane because of the lion king game. I feel even more fooled because I went in expecting an april fools.
  • interasteral7 - April 1, 2013 6:29 p.m.

    Good April Fool's prank Gamesradar. Some of these video games metioned are real while others do not exist. I have seen a fair amount of good movie tie-ins with video games, but there are only some good video game tie-ins with movies.
  • profile0000 - April 1, 2013 6:27 p.m.

    Alright, this is my favorite Top 7 since the Top 7 Top 7s.
  • Ronnie-_- - April 1, 2013 4:16 p.m.

    Well played.
  • awesomesauce - April 1, 2013 3:52 p.m.

    I never played those original games so i believed every word you said. And the worst part is you didn't even say "April Fools" at the end so i just took the misguided information. If it wasn't for the comments i would looked like a dumbass wondering why i never heard of those games.
  • zymn - April 1, 2013 1:43 p.m.

    The Sin City one I started getting confused on. I was like "Wait, what? They juse ripped off Killer 7 or XIII?" Then I got to the Mars Attacks one and thought "Those aliens are way too high poly to be in an N64 game." then I got to the Citizen Kane one and was just like... "Now that just looks like bullshit." Then I read the comments. Oh new GR how you sometimes surprise me.
  • PlainLikeVanilla - April 1, 2013 1:36 p.m.

    This was a good one, well done guys.

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