In this episode of Pregame Discharge, Sonic should stick to games, Trine 4 was announced, and Pokemon is back!

At this point, we just need to accept the fact that Sonic was a mistake

While Lyle and myself continue to question the mistake into a non-miracle that is the Sonic the Hedgehog live-action movie, here’s what’s been happening in video games:

  • The upcoming Sonic live-action movie is the thing of nightmares!
  • Trine 4 was announced!
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield was announced and more!

Does a good live-action movie adaptation of a video game even exist? Sure, we’ve had plenty of CGI movies that are pretty decent, but I honestly can’t even think of a remotely “good” video game-based movie that was live-action.

Sure, some could say the Resident Evil movies for just how absurd they are or even that first Silent Hill movie (I thought it was half decent). But, outside of that and maybe the Tomb Raider movies (I haven’t seen any of them, so I can’t say for sure) — I can’t think of much else.

Discharged question of the week: what’s your personal pick for best live-action video game movie? I’m honestly excited for the Monster Hunter movie for all the wrong reasons.

Dan Roemer
Local video person. I've been enjoying and dabbling in Destructoid since 2014, became staff in 2017, co-hosted Podtoid, and my spirit animal is that of wild garbage. Disclosure: I backed Shenmue 3 on Kickstarter and I'm a current Patreon supporter of Nextlander, NoClip, and Mega64.