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PS3's most disappointing HD Collections

Sony's PS3 has seen its fair share of HD Collection releases over the past couple of years -- here's four that could have done with an extra coating of spit and polish.

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Myx231303d ago

sincerely: all of them were disappointing. will not buy any more hd collections in my life.

kB01303d ago

Ico/Shadow collection was awesome, MGS collection was awesome, sly collection....so many awesome collections....are you high?

The trend of remastering needs to slow down, I agree, but if the games were iconic then they need to be remade! :) This doesn't mean you need to buy them or call them disappointing.

I'm stilling waiting on shenmue HD collection:)

kB01303d ago (Edited 1303d ago )

@GamesgbKiller

ummm no it wasn't lol....but that's my opinion. I could think of a handful of games that made a better impression on me:P lol

delboy1302d ago

Funny thing is that Sony isn't just loosing curent gen exclusives, but with HD collection they also lost last gen exclusives.
Stupid move from Sony for allowing that, they literally put money in MS pockets.

jc485731302d ago

Shadow of Colossus unfortunately suffered from some slowdowns.

kB01302d ago

How exactly are they losing on current gen? It takes no effort outsourcing the HD ports (which is most cases), Current Gen Exclusives are still thriving...we still don't have the last of us, Beyond two souls...GOd of war...I mean a lot of exclusives still coming on a console that's about to be replaced....let's not mention the already new exclusives on PS4.

Also, if you notice most HD collections that were once exclusive to SOny were't rereleased by sony but by the company that made the game...why do you guys talk out of your ass?

How is HD releases a creation of Sony? These have been around long before PS3 you know?

Also for shadow, I personally never experienced any slow down...even when remote playing on vita.

People talking out of their ass, is just shit talk:)

kreate1302d ago

I dont think it should slow down.

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schlanz1302d ago

I guess I only managed to buy the great ones; ICO/SotC, GoW, Sly, Ratchet and Clank, Jak, and MGS.

otherZinc1302d ago

See. This is exactly why BACKWARDS COMPATABILITY is important!

The Splinter Cell Series is absolutely Amazing. For those games to suffer like that is ridiculous!
For people to repurchase The Splinter Cell Series after you Purchased them once is Robbery!

I can still play the Entire Series on my 360.
If they had a remake on the 360 I'd buy it for the Achievements alone as for the Halo Anniversary Edition Remake.

People can lie all they want but backwards compatibility is a benefit to those of us that have been gaming for a long time!

Dark_Overlord1303d ago

The Prince Of Persia collection is terrible too

Eyeco1303d ago

what was wrong with it ? The only HD collection I've bought is the GOW collection and that was excellent

Dark_Overlord1302d ago

Its mainly bugs and glitches (There's an abudance of them) the visuals are pretty bad too (other collections handled them far better), and with Ubi refusing to fix them its annoying. I brought the PoP Collection and Splinter Cell collection both at the same time, both by Ubi and both are broken. Though saying that, all the issues could probably be patched, but Ubi got their money and don't care anymore.

Welshy1302d ago

Terrible? Really? i thought Prince Of Persia brushed up and played great for it's age!

Not to mention the MGS and Ratchet collection were really well done. GOW HD was pretty good too.

I don't want a trend of any old franchise "remastering" all their games and reselling them to go too huge, but if the games are as big as God Of War, Metal Gear Solid etc, then i'm all for it!

Dark_Overlord1302d ago

Yes really, the games themselves are still great to this day. The HD collection however is a mess though, bugs and glitches galore, and the visuals are pretty bad (Could have upscaled them far better).

imtheman20131303d ago

I don't think they were all terrible. The Sly Collection was pretty nice, save for having to exit the entire game to choose a different episode. By itself, Chaos Theory HD was fun. Same thing with Blood Money HD. But as a collection, they weren't really worth it. Better to just buy them separately off the PSN.

Also, The ICO/Shadow of The Colossus HD Collection was fantastic. Really improved both games visually, and technically.

Minato-Namikaze1303d ago

i can die a happy man if i can get a proper Onimusha HD collection, now that Kingdom Hearts is getting one. I'd perfer if they did all 4 games on 1 disc (1, 2, 3, DOD) but i'd settle for 1 and 2 then 3 and DOD

stuna11303d ago

Onimusha is definitely a series that deserves a HD collection.

Minato-Namikaze1302d ago

I know, but i think capcom is having trouble with likeness licenses since they used real actors (Jean Reno, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Yusaku Matsuda) hopefully than can sort it out

kenshiro1001302d ago (Edited 1302d ago )

^ This.

I loved the Onimusha series. I'll play 1 through 3 all over again. Including Dawn of Dreams.

Pozzle1303d ago

The Silent Hill HD Collection was the first HD Collection I ever bought, and it almost put me off HD Collections for good. Not only was it not even a collection (2 games don't constitute a "collection" imo), but they were so heavily edited that they barely even resembled the original games. :(

rezzah1303d ago

That's the fault of the developers, or the control the publisher has over the devs.

There are HD collections out there that are better than the originals.

Of them all I think SH suffered the biggest changes, in a negative way.

jc485731302d ago

the producer finally left konami. I think that's a good thing.

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