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Submitted by aprea 1149d ago | opinion piece

Five Games We Want But Will (Probably) Never See

Video game development is a funny business sometimes; often erratic and unpredictable. Fans clamour for new iterations of their favourite franchises like Beyond Good and Evil or Perfect Dark, but are instead left with the unfortunate creation of Naughty Bear and Naughty Bear 2.

With all that in mind then, we thought it would be fun to get together and pick five games we desperately want, but will probably never see. (PC, PS3, Retro, Wii U, Xbox 360)

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Snookies12  +   1150d ago
Bushido Blade 3, Chrono Trigger 2, Final Fantasy 6 HD, TimeSplitters 4, Donkey Kong 64 2, Dino Crisis 3.
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zerocrossing  +   1150d ago
There was a Dino Crisis 3 on Xbox.. but it just sucked so bad it kinda killed the franchise.

I agree with everything else though, TimeSplitters 4 would be sweet!


It was about Zombie Dinosaurs in space... needless to say it bombed pretty hard lol.

Yeah, would love to see a Dino crisis HD Remake or a genuine sequel to Dino crisis 2
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Snookies12  +   1150d ago
Oh really? I did not know this... Sucks to hear that though lol. Perhaps a Dino Crisis remake in HD then.
Larry L  +   1149d ago
The "Dream Games" for me are pretty easy to think up.

#1 A TRUE Next-Gen or Next-Level Monster Hunter. Amazing graphic detail to the point you see the scales breaking off and see the bare meat underneath. Awesome weather effects with wind driven particles like leaves, fog and dust, rain drops hitting the Wyverns/monsters and making splashing effects and and dripping and making surfaces glisten properly. My point is, the gameplay and content are there and damn-near perfect. Monster Hunter just needs to be taken to that next graphical level. Capcom refuses to evolve MH's visuals at all. To the point where they just keep moving down in platform levels to keep it exactly the same.

Just like a proper next-gen Monster Hunter, I've also been looking forward to a PS3 Champions of Norrath since aout PS3's launch. It's STILL just a pipe-dream and very little of high quality has come out to fill it's place. So A new Champions of Norrath would be another.

A Star Wars BattleFront 3 that is actually good, and greatly improves on BattleFront 2 in every way, and even as a fan I will say there is plenty of room for improvement over 2 in just about every single aspect. Graphics like 1313 (which I think may end up being code name and tech demo for BF3, it has that feel), tight, smooth gameplay, more thought put into Jedi controls, new modes that bring order to the chaos but also keep the large scale. It'll be work, but I'm shocked it hasn't been done yet. The tech has been there this whole gen to do it right, LucasArts just wasted the opportunity.

Gran Turismo 6 on PS3 by September 2013 with GT5's engine improved with all the 1st party PS3 coding wizardry put forth by Santa Monica, Guerilla Games, Naughty Dog and all the rest long after GT5's graphics engine was completed so was of little use in GT5 (aside from what could be added through patching), incorperated properly from the ground up, and see what Yamauchi-San can REALLY do with the PS3's hardware. This one may be the biggest pipe-dream of all. Even though Kaz said work on GT6 started as soon as GT5 was shipped in 2010, I just can't picture Yamauchi-san completeing GT6 in under 3 years. But finger's crossed. There's always Project Cars if my dream doesn't pan out.

A really good Dr. Who game.

A MARVEL vs DC fighting game made by NeatherRealm Studios. After seeing what they're doing with Injustice's gameplay, it's clear that it has to be NetherRealm who does it were it ever to happen.
knowyourstuff  +   1149d ago
Games we want that will likely never happen? Another Metal Gear starring the young Solid Snake - except one that actually made sense like MGS1.

How about an actual good WWE game that isn't filled with glitches and the same problems that have plagued WWE games for years?
TemplarDante  +   1148d ago
Dino Crysis 3 was going to be a launch PS2 title, it got delayed and Msft bought Xbox exclusivity with it.
God.. it was a terrible terrible terrible game.
Godmars290  +   1150d ago
A title with Chrono Trigger's theme and mechanics, but there doesn't need to be a directly related sequel.
Booyah  +   1148d ago
Crono Cr.. ohhhh !
morkendo23  +   1149d ago
cpayne93  +   1149d ago
I want me a new banjo kazooie game. One that is a true sequel. I also want the next 3d mario to be more like mario 64 and sunshine than galaxy. Galaxy was too linear and a bit dumbed down imo.
chillhomie  +   1149d ago
Agreed with everything except the Mario Galaxy part. The game was meant to be the way it was, more point A to point B similar to the 2D Mario's but the level design and brilliant creative ideas make the galaxy series one of the best in gaming. That being said, a Mario 64 or sunshine in HD would be gorgeous. Sunshine still looks good today IMO, very impressive water effects and the overall scenery looks nice and colorful and that game is over 10 years old! Lol
showtimefolks  +   1149d ago
Timesplitters 4 coould happen

Shenmue 3 will happen but only if another publisher buys the IP which rumors are for sale. So first make a HD collection to see ow big the market is for the game
Freak of Nature  +   1149d ago
Donkey kong 64 sequel would be something special, for some reason I think we will see the day of it's return. Time splitters 4 could be a reality too.

Another Oddworld game within the Oddworld universe is coming. Beyond good and evil 2 is also in the works....So as for 5 that may not ever come?

Dark cloud


another Legend of Dragoon 2

Panzer dragoon

Another wind walker
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Ranma1  +   1149d ago
Dark Cloud 3
New Suikoden
New Chrono game
FF7 remake
New FF tactics game on consoles
New Valkyria Chronicles game on consoles
Relientk77  +   1148d ago
^All of these
ToZanarkand86  +   1148d ago
zerocrossing  +   1150d ago
I would really like to see an Otogi 3.
no_more_heroes  +   1148d ago

to a googol (where'd you think they got the name from?)
NYC_Gamer  +   1149d ago
Shenmue 3
majiebeast  +   1149d ago
-Legend of the Dragoons 2
-Half life 3 we all know Gaben cant count to 3
-A decent square enix title(Not Eidos) that isnt a rehash,Mobile game,MMO or XIII related.
-Patapon 4
-Warcraft 4 But i dont even know if i even want that cause it would probably have a RMAH
xflo360  +   1149d ago
shenmue 3
nights 2 ( no the wii game dosent count )
wind waker 2
mario 64 2
skies of arcadia 2
Ness619  +   1149d ago
Mother 4 =)
Squadron40Dive  +   1149d ago
Home World 3
Tetsujin  +   1149d ago
Rival Schools 3

Einhander 2
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EditorAtGNG  +   1149d ago
Oh man - Dawn of War. Such awesome series. I hope THQ get their bearings soon and produce a sequel. To this day I feel there hasn't been a game that would grasp the whole epic factor of the Warhammer 40k universe. The Darn of War series have come close and offered something truly amazing in terms of RTS micro management.
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kingdizofdaverse  +   1149d ago
"Onimusha" would be good game to bring back.
Relientk77  +   1149d ago
Grandia 4
Legend of Dragoon 2
Skies of Arcadia 2
Timesplitters 4
Breath of Fire 6
Syphon Filter
Beyond Good & Evil 2
Rage 2
Brave Fencer Musashi
Tactics Ogre
Warcraft 4
Larry L  +   1149d ago
If by chance you see this, since you said RAGE 2 a little fun-fact, RAGE DLC is coming out next week.
Relientk77  +   1149d ago
Cool dude, thanx for the info, yeah, I really enjoyed Rage last year when I played it.
Robotronfiend  +   1149d ago
Destroy All Humans HD compilation or new game.

Sword of Vermillion revival to replace the aging FF series.
Tzuno  +   1149d ago
Killer instinct 1 HD remake if it is a xbox live arcade release.
acemonkey  +   1149d ago
Road Rash please?
Jazz4108  +   1149d ago
Lost oddesey sequel please
Pillsbury1  +   1149d ago
I think I speak for a lot of people when I say: SHENMUE 3!

Also time splitters 4 and socom 2 HD.
black911  +   1149d ago
Spawn Remake
kalkano  +   1149d ago
Shining Force 4 (made by Camelot)
Final Fantasy 7 Remake (without screwing with the battle system)
VicodinViking  +   1149d ago
Earthbound 2
Freelancer 2
A true successor to WWF No Mercy
animegamingnerd  +   1149d ago
there is a sequel to earthbound but it was only release in japan it's called mother 3 on the GBA there is a fan translation for it
VicodinViking  +   1149d ago
I know about Mother 3, I'd prefer another Earthbound with Ness and crew. I don't really care for Mother 3.
Conzul  +   1149d ago
Freelancer is getting a sort of successor in the form of Star Citizen: Squadron 42, also by Chris Roberts.
Ben_Grimm  +   1149d ago
1. Bloody Roar! (Tekken Style Graphics)
2. Starfox!
3. ActRaiser 3!
4. Perfect Dark!
Stevo2k  +   1149d ago
Jet set radio 3 and a new panzer dragoon would be nice.
young7yang  +   1149d ago
Pazer dragoon
a true shining force sequel
shinobi for ps3/wiiu
2pacalypsenow  +   1149d ago
Freedom fighters
Stevo2k  +   1149d ago
Yeah io should do a new freedom fighters not that hitman toss they keep releasing.
Spacemagic  +   1149d ago
New Startropics plz
prototypeknuckles  +   1149d ago
games i wanna see that will never happen

prince of persia 08 sequel
kya dark lineage sequel
beyond good and evil 2 (like seriously i wouldnt be surprised if it got canceled, since all ubisoft cares about is assassins creed)

kingdom hearts 3
devil may cry 5
sonic adventure 3
a real crash or spyro game
That-Guy  +   1149d ago
Yes! A real Spyro sequel.
no_more_heroes  +   1148d ago
Real crash AND Spyro games.

Screw it, I'm learning programming right now, I'll do it myself if that's what it takes!
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Dasteru  +   1149d ago
Remakes of FF IV, VI, & IX
Localization/PS3 port of FF XII IZJS
Prequel to Legend of dragoon
Dark cloud 3
A true sequel to Mario RPG (Not paper Mario)
Localization of Seiken Densetsu 3

And as a bonus, PS3 port of Biometal /w original japanese audio track
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kalkano  +   1149d ago
FF4 was already remade.
Dasteru  +   1149d ago
That was just on the GBA.

Im talking about a full console grade 3D remake.
kalkano  +   1148d ago
Actually, it was on the DS, was in 3D, and included voice-acting during story scenes.
Dasteru  +   1148d ago
Oh yeah i forgot about that one, regardless it doesn't count as far as i'm concerned.

I meant a proper console remake not some dumbed down childish looking emo handheld cartoon crap.
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Dasteru  +   1149d ago
Oh yeah almost forgot.

Half life 2: Episode 3
StreetsofRage  +   1149d ago
Panzer Dragoon Saga 2
Shadowrun 2
Halo Wars 2

theWB27  +   1149d ago
Killer Iinstinct
Wave Race
Pilot Wings...and keep the original soundtrack-one of the best ever for a game

I'd be a happy camper with those
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