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Submitted by Pozzle 1174d ago | opinion piece

10 Video Game Franchises That Need A Reboot

WC writes: For every great video game franchise out there, there are countless ones that have just exhausted originality and become creatively stagnant. While we’re not hugely keen on the idea of reboots becoming a common thing as they already are in the film world, it’s surely an inevitability if the likes of DmC and Tomb Raider’s impending reboots are successes, which we expect they will be.

Still, if they’re going to do it, hopefully they’ll at least reboot properties that could do with an injection of fresh ideas and a new twist on their favoured formula. Here are 10 video game franchises that absolutely need a reboot. (Alone in the Dark, Crash Bandicoot, Onimusha, PC, PS3, Resident Evil, The Getaway, Wii U, Xbox 360)

prototypeknuckles  +   1174d ago
this crap site again here guys
10-onimusha
9-swat
8-crash bandicoot (FOR THE LOVE OF GOD YESSS!!!)
7-Alone in the Dark
6-Baldurs Gate
5-The Getaway
4-Unreal Tournament
3-Road Rash
2-Resident Evil (just give it to ninja theory there "amazing at story telling")
1-Turok
aPerson  +   1174d ago
Crash Bandicoot doesn't need a reboot. The games all follow a basic story: Cortex has an evil plan and only Crash can stop him.

All the franchise needs is a game that plays similar to the originals with updated gameplay and it'll be fine.

EDIT: I accidentally replied to your comment instead of adding a new one.
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prototypeknuckles  +   1174d ago
eh i dont really want a reboot either, infact i feel the same way you do but im actually desperate we havnt seen crash since 2008, and activision wont let sony put him or spyro in allstars.
andibandit  +   1174d ago
Been waiting for a Baldurs Gate reboot or third installment like since 2000
Cajun Chicken  +   1174d ago
Crash Bandicoot, a new UT and Road Rash...YES
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stage88  +   1174d ago
All the ND crash games were awesome. It went to complete **** after the franchise left them.
I don't want another Crash game. It could never be as good as the originals.
aDDicteD  +   1173d ago
how about the old ps1 games like syphon filter & dino crisis.
JohnApocalypse  +   1173d ago
Why reboot? Just make a sequel
black911  +   1173d ago
Next gen sony go back to what made gaming great. Online should be a afterthought.

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