No, there will be no volley of Marxist doctrines here - the the gaming industry is like any other industry, i.e. it needs profit. How you pull profit, however, tends to make a world of difference.
There definitely is a market and audience of gamers who love to play old games on new systems. I would love to see more games re-done in the recent Wonder Boy: The Dragon Trap style, starting with Bonk.
Shadow of the Colossus, and Resident Evil Remake. Two of the best examples of bringing old games into their present eras. These "remasters" that equate to a couple new graphics tweak options, the most minimal of texture work, and a resolution bump? They need to get lost and die already. If you have confidence in your game, then do it right, and bring into the modern era to its fullest potential.
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