Wednesday, Feb 10, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Chris Kohler
Wired (9 February 2010)

“Dante’s Inferno proves it: Classic literature is a videogame gold mine. Now that Electronic Arts is finished reimagining Dante Alighieri’s epic poem as an Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 adventure through the circles of hell, the development team’s going to need to find inspiration in other classic literary works. Game|Life would like to humbly suggest 10 more books that would make totally kick-ass games.”

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