There's always been an odd, mostly strained relationship between movies and videogames, with adaptations of one by the other never really working out so great. Things look to be on the up and up lately though, with Michael Fassbender hard at work on the Assassin's Creed movie, and Tom Hardy in talks to star in the adaptation of Splinter Cell.

The other way around, we've got two videogames based on movies coming out this year that have got us excited.

First up, The Lego Movie Videogame!

Coming from TT Games, the same folk who brought us the frankly fantastic Lego Marvel Super Heroes game last year, The Lego Movie Videogame looks to be sticking closely to the plot of the movie (due in cinemas on Feb 8th), and with an all star voice cast, this looks set to be A LOT of fun. It'll be available on PS3, PS4, XBox 360, XBox One, PC, Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita on February 4th.

And secondly, we've got The Amazing Spiderman 2.

This game looks set to be slightly different from the story being told by the movie - which hits screens on April 18th - as it deals with Spiderman's relationship with comic-book villain Kraven The Hunter, who hasn't been part of the Spiderman movies universe as of yet. Kraven is training Spidey in how to become a better hunter, initially to find the man who killed Peter Parker's uncle, but eventually to see whether or not Spiderman will use these new powers for good or evil. Yes, it's up to you whether or not you want Ol' Webhead to be a superhero or a supervillain in this game! Sign us up! The Amazing Spiderman 2 game will be available on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS from Early April.