Five great franchises they should give to a different developer

In an ideal world, there would be no intellectual property ownership, no hiding away of concepts for private gain, and ideas would flow freely between developers like tides of fairy dust. Everybody would have the right to leverage any fiction or approach, quality and quality alone would determine the definitive interpretation, and we'd all live happily ever after, eating jam and pies.

Heck, this could actually be the way things work. Perhaps all those copyright spats are just melodramas they've cooked up to keep us interested between screenshot mail-outs. You never know. Just in case, here's a list of franchises that might perform better in another studio's hands. Feel free to take heed, publishers.

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CaptainSheep2000d ago

I would love to see a Final Fantasy game by Atlus.

Lucretia2000d ago (Edited 2000d ago )

buuut.....atlus only publishes games -_-. lol

[email protected] Wishingw3l

I stand corrected!

I like FF 13-2 though, and am looking forward to Versus.

sure key devs from square are gone but what can we do, the past is the past.

wishingW3L2000d ago (Edited 2000d ago )

Atlus is a publisher and a develper. They are the ones that make the Growlanser series and many others. =/

Lord_Sloth2000d ago

No, Atlus makes many games themselves. Persona and Catherine for example. They just publish a lot more than they make.

jc485732000d ago (Edited 2000d ago )

Atlus didn't make Growlanser and I don't think they ever did.

Ranma12000d ago (Edited 2000d ago )

....Give FF back to Squaresoft (give it back to Sakaguchi)

colonel1792000d ago

This! Enix needs to get the hell out of Squaresoft!

Lucretia2000d ago

People who say Enix needs to leave Square make me sick because they don't understand anything.

What made squaresoft what it was, was the developers. With sakaguchi gone and like mostly everyone gone its not the same team. Enix had good people back in the day too, but tri-ace left so thats not the case as much.

Nomura and Yoshida are the last good in square enix so what do you expect?

besides, crisis core, KH bbs, KH DDD, dissidia and 13-2 were all great games, but most people forget that stuff

Irishguy952000d ago (Edited 2000d ago )

Naw, Mistwalker and S-E need to co develop a game that involves the same teams than made FF 1-10

Toriyama was actually a great dev too, so long as he's not in charge of a project

AIndoria1999d ago

What @Lucretia said. ^^ Cheers!

@Lucretia : A Disgaea fan? :P

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crawling1822000d ago

How about a Final Fantasy made by PlatinumGames?

xflo3601999d ago

I think final fantasy should be given to level 5 not atlus, look at ni no kuni for example it has beautiful art design, classic rpg gameplay and an overall epic feel about it. i.e everything ff needs to be great again.

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Relientk772000d ago

Spyro the Dragon, Crash Bandicoot back the original developers

Hellsvacancy2000d ago

I still play the original Spyro The Dragon games, with my 4 year old daughter

Id love a proper next gen sequel, same play style as the original

I dont think itll ever happen though, Spyros time has been and gone


Relientk772000d ago

I can't tell you how many times I have beaten the 3 PS1 Spyro games, they are so much fun and I love re-playing them. Very good memories

ChunkyLover532000d ago

With the success of Skylander's, I think its safe to say Spyro is staying put. That is a gold mine in and of itself.

Crash could use a reboot, but when he was originally popular, it was a different time. Sometimes games are great looking back, but don't translate well.

I say this applies quite often, I mean I always said I'd like a new Killer Instinct, but its a different time now, sure I enjoyed the SNES version as a kid or teen, but I didn't like the N64 version as much and I think I've possibly grown out of that franchise. There are a ton of examples like this.

Sometimes games are a hit at a particular time for a reason.

Lord_Sloth2000d ago

Here's his spread across several pages list.

Legacy of Kain to Mercury Steam
Silent Hill to Frictional
Mass Effect to CD Projekt
Alien vs Predator to Rocksteady
Final Fantasy to Atlus

And outsourcing is the PROBLEM with this current Gen, especially where my beloved Castlevania is concerned!

j-blaze2000d ago

"Silent Hill to Frictional"

hell no, we don't want a first person SH game...i think it should go to Japan Studio "to the team that made Siren" and Final Fantasy to Mistwalker

GupX19A2000d ago

I was about to rage when another person would suggest Final Fantasy be more western, but then I saw Atlus which is actually an interesting suggesting LOL.

Anyways, if people want want more Fallout or Mass Effect, just play them and wait for the sequels/spiritual successors. Not every JRPG has to play like it. (I realize this ain't the topic to say that...)

linkratos2000d ago

Atlus isn't Western...?

HarryMasonHerpderp2000d ago

These are actually decent suggestions.
Although I think Silent Hill should go back to a Japanese studio.

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