List of television programs based on video games


List of television programs based on video games

This article provides a list of television programs based on video games:

Animated programs

*"Ape Escape ~On Air~"
*"Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog"
*"The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3"
*"Air"
*"Arc the Lad"
*"Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden "
*"Bomberman Jetters"
*"Bubsy"
*"Canvas 2"
*"Clannad"
*"Comic Party"/"Comic Party Revolution"
*"Dai no Daibouken" (based on "Dragon Quest")
*"Darkstalkers"
*"D.C. ~Da Capo~"
*"Destroy All Humans!" (in production)
*"Devil May Cry"
*"Donkey Kong Country"
*"Double Dragon"
*"Dragon’s Lair"
*"Dragon Warrior"
*"Earthworm Jim"
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*"Fate/stay night"
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*"Fire Emblem"
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*"Gakuen Heaven"
*"Galaxy Angel"
*"Gamer Tonight"
*"Gungrave"
*"Harukanaru Toki no Naka De Hachiyoushou"
*"Kanon"
*"Kimi ga Nozomu Eien"
*"Kiniro no Corda"
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*"Klonoa"
*"Koisuru Tenshi Angelique"
*"The Legend of Zelda"
*"Legend of the Mystical Ninja"
*"Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha" series (based on "Triangle Hearts 3 Lyrical Toybox")
*"Medabots"
*"Mega Man"
*"Mega Man NT Warrior"
*"Mega Man Star Force"
*"Mizuiro 2003"
*"Monster Rancher"
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*"Mutant League"
*"Parappa the Rapper
*"Pac-Man"
*"Pokémon"
*"Power Stone"
*"Q*bert"
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*"Sakura Wars"
*"Saturday Supercade"
*"School Days"
*"Sentimental Journey" (based on "Sentimental Graffiti")
*"Shuffle!"
*"Sister Princess"
*"Sister Princess ~ RePure"
*"Sonic the Hedgehog"
*"Sonic Underground"
*"Sonic X"
*"Star Ocean EX" (based on "")
*"Street Fighter"
*"Street Fighter II V"
*"Suki na Mono wa Suki Dakara Shouganai"
*"The Super Mario Bros. Super Show"
*"Super Mario World"
*"Taiko no Tatsujin"
*"Tak and the Power of Juju" - Game and series were developed together from the beginning.
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*"ToHeart"
*"ToHeart Remember my Memories
*"ToHeart2"
*"Tokimeki Memorial ~Only Love~"
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*"Tsukihime, Lunar Legend"
*"Utawarerumono"
*"Viewtiful Joe"
*"Virtua Fighter"
*"Viva Piñata"
*"Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?"
*"Wild Arms"
*"Wind -a breath of heart-"
*"Wing Commander Academy"
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*"Yumeria"
*"Z.O.E. Dolores,i" ("Zone of the Enders")

There have also been several one-off video game-based cartoons, including specials such as "Battletoads" and "Pokémon Mystery Dungeon".

Live action programs

*"The Legend of Sword and Fairy"
*"Maniac Mansion"
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*"The Super Mario Bros. Super Show"
*"Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?"
*"Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?"
*"You Don’t Know Jack"

eries about video games

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*"Deadly Games" (1995) - plot centered around video game villains that have escaped into reality.
*"Game Over" (2004) - TV series about the lives of video game characters after the game was over. Aired on UPN originally.
*"King Koopa’s Kool Kartoons" - not actually based on a game, just a framing device for cartoons and toy giveaways.
*"Nick Arcade"
*"Video Power"

Non-game series episodes with plots centered on video games

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**Season 3 Episode 20: “Game Over” (2005) - A skateboarder and video-game tester is found murdered in a car accident. Tony Hawk is in this episode.
**Season 4 Episode 9: “Urban Hellraisers” (2007) - Murders are being commited in a style similar to a "Grand Theft Auto"-like game.
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**Season 4 Episode 5: “Down The Rabbit Hole” (2007) - Centers around a murder via "Second Life".
*"The Fairly Oddparents"
**Season 1 Episode 1b: “Power Mad!” ((2001) - Timmy utilizes a virtual reality helmet to play a videogame he wished for as “challenging, a game that you can’t wish yourself out of”. A.J. and Chester use the helmets to play the game as well, not realizing they are in mortal danger.
*"Futurama"
**Season 4 Episode 3: “Anthology of Interest II” ((2001) - In the segment Raiders of the Lost Arcade Fry sees a simulation of life as it would be if it were more like a videogame.
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**Season 3 Episode 10: “F.P.S.” (2004) - A gamer, who appears to be connected to a network of thieves using spyware to commit fraud, is murdered.
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**Season 6 Episode 14: “Game” (2005) - Teenagers run down a prostitute. They seem to be acting out a violent video game.
**Season 9 Episode 2: “Avatar” (2007) - Centers around an online game similar to "Second Life".
*"ReBoot" (1994) - The characters commonly assume the roles of enemy NPCs in “Game Cubes”.
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**Season 5 Episode 6: “The Game” (1991) - Ktarians attempt to mind-control the crew of the "Enterprise" with aan addictive holographic videogame.
*"Stargate SG-1"
**Season 8 Episode 6: ”Avatar” (2004) - Teal’c becomes trapped a virtual-reality training simulator.
*"The X-Files"
**Season 7 Episode 13: “First Person Shooter” (2000) - The Lone Gunmen summon Mulder and Scully to a virtual reality firm when the new game they have helped design is thwarted by a bizarre female computer character whose power is much more than virtual.

ee also

*List of anime based on video games
*List of films based on video games


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