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Why We Should Not Remake Old Games

There is a difference between something that is classic and something that is nostalgic. Classic is meant to be something that is perfect or nearly perfect in the eye of the beholder while nostalgia is something that reminds someone of the previous happy experiences that they had previously. While many games are described as classic, they are more of a feeling of nostalgia rather than rereleasing a classic game for a new era.

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OneAboveAll1462d ago (Edited 1462d ago )

Don't care, still want Killer Instinct 3 and a new Road Rash.

Tachyon_Nova1461d ago

Agreed, leave them as they belong.

glennco1461d ago

depends on the game. remakes are an opportunity for younger gamers to play some good games for the first time. a remake cannot take away anything from the original. it is its own entity. the only way it could would be if george lucas was involved

aliengmr1461d ago (Edited 1461d ago )

Agreed.

While not everything should be remade there are exceptions. Like Freespace, or any space combat sim. Except X-Wing/TIE Fighter if LucasArts is involved in anything more than granting permission to use the license.

I would prefer new and original ideas, but there are a few games out there that need to brought into this gen.

s45gr321461d ago

Agree completely its time to bring new ideas, concepts, storylines, and above all else innovation to the gaming industry instead of spending time and money on remaking last gen games.

Donnywho1461d ago

I think this person just wanted to tell everyone that he thinks ff10 is better than ff7, and that he doesn't care for diablo2.

I loved resident evil and metal gear solid as a kid, and I'm loving the remakes as a grown up kid, that's all I know.

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