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The Only Thing Worse Than a Bad Game is a Neglected One

There are few worse fates for a game franchise than neglect. Even a poor conclusion seems like a kinder prospect: you at least have that sense of closure. A neglected series never truly goes away, always trapped between the possibilities of continuation or cancellation. There are countless reasons for why it might happen – financial difficulties, publishing struggles and so on – but it's always difficult to see.

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Nerdmaster255d ago

"Even a poor conclusion seems like a kinder prospect: you at least have that sense of closure."
I don't know if I agree with this sentence. It makes me think of the Zero Escape series (999 Nonary Games, Virtue's Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma). The first two games are so great, and the last one is such a huge disappointment... As long as it wasn't made, we still had that expectation that it could be made some day, and it would be great. But now that they made it, and it's bad, we know there will never be a great final game that this series deserves.