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The Top 12 Remakes and Remasters of this Generation

For better or worse, remakes and remasters have become a large part of this generation. Here are just 12 of our favorite remakes and remasters so far.

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FallenAngel1984282d ago

Surprised the Ratchet & Clank remake from last year didn’t make this list

281d ago
Movefasta1993281d ago

Because they left out planets from the original, OST and ruined ratchet’s personality? Ratchet and clank 1is one of the best games ever made imo but not the remake of you want to call it that

crazychris4124282d ago

GTA 5 a remaster?? More like sat under the heat lamps for a year so people would double dip

Darkwatchman281d ago

GTA 5 was a remaster with a significant visual upgrade over the last gen versions.

kevnb281d ago

what the hell do you think a "remaster" is? Publishers have simply been porting old games, bumping the resolution and calling them "remasters".

_-EDMIX-_281d ago (Edited 281d ago )

Except Grand Theft Auto V has significant improvements that are not actually possible on the original versions like increased population size as well as increased draw distance on top of the first person mode and other features.

It's not simply just a bump in the resolution

CP_Company281d ago

how Bioshock collection got submit and not Ratchet and Clank? Bioshock collection was purely made, people had spoken that for long time, because they even recommend to play original over remastered.

and in the list you can add already Shadow of Colossus which look like amazing.

chaos-emeralds281d ago

The Xbox one x is a remaster too 😂

Darkwatchman281d ago

Mario Kart 8 did not have "updated visuals"
It's nothing more than a port from 720p to 1080p with no anti-aliasing.

kevnb281d ago (Edited 281d ago )

thats all 99% of "remasters" are; I actually find the term insulting to the intelligence of customers.

Darkwatchman281d ago

Every last gen remaster of ps2 games were basically just res bumps. This gen’s remasters of last gen games have been different. They’ve typically bumped resolution in addition to visual enhancements. Now of course some games have gone further than others and there DO exist just resolutions bumps like UMvC3, but most remasters actually have been more than just resolution bumps.

kevnb281d ago

Most last gen games had a pc version and/or scalibilty built into the game engine used.

Darkwatchman281d ago

that doesn't change that current gen remasters of last gen games actually offer a bigger visual boost and more actual effort in terms of graphical fidelity being improved over 7th gen's straight the exact same assets and effects, but just render the image at a higher resolution. Very few actual current gen remasters are just resolution bumps and nothing else. God of War 3 is actually one of the few straight resolution bumps and currently stands as one of the laziest remasters this gen.

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