Red Eagle to make Wheel of Time games series

Fans of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series of fantasy books will be pleased to hear that Red Eagle games will be making a series of games based on the books, according the VentureBeat. The Wheel of Time centers around the wheel mentioned in the title that controls the turn of time, those that spin the wheel, and those humans that have the power to control and manipulate those that spin the wheel, and harness it's energy. When one of these humans inadvertently unleashes a dark spirit on the world, the group is plunged into a typical battle of good vs. evil.

With 11 books released and 44 million copies sold, three of which topped the bestseller list, the Wheel of Time isn't exactly an obscure series. The games will be launched alongside a movie series based on the novels, but this doesn't mean that the games will be your regular tie-in. Rather, it will represent what's becoming a growing trend in the entertainment industry by sharing the rights to make both the game and the film to a very high standard.

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My brother-in-law loves the series but I found it very, very slow. I'd imagine the movies would speed things along. Who knows, I might actually end up liking it.

I love this series but I have to ask who in their right mind decided to make this into a movie, like was mentioned above this series has 11 books so far and its not even complete.
Anyway I hope the new game is better than the last one.

Ghostdraconi said,
I love this series but I have to ask who in their right mind decided to make this into a movie, like was mentioned above this series has 11 books so far and its not even complete.

Not to mention that many of the individual WoT books are nearly as long as the whole LoTR series.

I'd love to see the series on screen, but I can't see how this could be pulled off without butchering the storyline.