The concept of the video game movie is in dire peril. For years, the franchise languished becoming the black sheep of the industry. Where once many saw opportunity, now everyone watches on with dread. And who could blame them. After seeing so many critically disparaged renditions of "Resident Evil" and other guffawed films by Uwe Boll, it seems a natural reaction. And let's not even bring up that 90's "Super Mario Bros."
Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag has been making waves on U.K. charts, hitting the top spot this week and beating another heavyweight, Battlefield 4. With this success, many are already talking about the fifth installment of the video game franchise and where and when it could be set.