You really must get over to this blog and read the author’s response to the hope-chest which EA’s Dante’s Inferno has ope’d. 5 books he’d like to see made into games, albeit with tongue firmly placed in cheek. He asks “Which great works would you like to play through?”, and I, of course, live to serve.
Around the World in 80 Days, Jules MF Verne Play as intrepid adventurer Phineas Fogg as he saves beautiful women, dodges lawmen, and sails across the Great Plains. Think Uncharted, but with more gentlemanliness.
Utopia, Sir Thomas More. The city-builder title. Convince the citizens they are happy while you take their children away and enslave all the criminals.
Histories, Herodotus. Call of Duty + 300 – naked dudes = awesome.