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The Polygon Show episode 71: When will video game movies be good?

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We’re divided on Advent Children

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Polygon Show hosts from left to right: Chelsea Stark, Ashley Oh, Simone de Rochefort, Allegra Frank Austin Pikulski/Vox Studios

Is there such a thing as a legitimately good video game movie?

The cast remembers the Super Mario Bros. movie along with other awesomely bad titles. Simone makes a case for Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, Allegra lists off five ideas for new video game movies and Ashley ponders the walking sim genre for TV and movies. Chelsea is absent for this episode, but stands by the Resident Evil movies.

YOUR HOSTS

  • Simone de Rochefort - Video producer. Author. Woman of leisure. Assassin’s Creed enthusiast.
  • Ashley Oh - Social media manager. Mei main. Phantom thief. Knife user.
  • Allegra Frank - Deputy news editor. Scoop hunter. Anime enjoyer. Nintendo nerd.

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