As lovers of video games here at our humble community, Culture of Gaming, we not only love new games. We can’t wait for sequels to those new games.
The Last of Us deserves a sequel as the world is still filled with interesting stories to tell that one game can't completely tell. And the interesting part of the story being based on real cordyceps fungus. Not just another zombie story or zombie game. That Naughty Dog magic. Metal Gear could live on under the right leadership. Konami just doesn't have that leadership to do it. So they are instead, cashing in on the excellent work of Hideo Kojima and his team. Kojima is a gaming legend. Policenauts, Snatcher, Boktai to get kids ouside.(something Nintendo would do),Zone of the Enders. A Japanese guy with a Western Japanese style that is very knowledgeable about what's going on in the world. Glad Sony recognized his talents and picked him up. Final Fantasy was never a series that was a direct sequel to the previous one. So, there could always be sequels. I'ts just that Square is so different after losing its lead creator, merged with Enix that changed their direction and have become lazy as they would rather keep milking the same universe than tell more stories. Even if using the same assets saves them money, FFXIII wore out its welcome. And multiplatform sure didn't help its quality. Make a great game first and put your best effort into it before porting it or spreading it around. I don't even think the Japanese take the day off for FF releases anymore because it has become ho hum.
Last of Us indeed deserves a sequel ...but not the sequel Neil lame Druckmann prepares for us .....i just recently saw the hostile , militant almost fascist den team that gathered in ND and their tweets against the gamers that didnt like the obnoxiously "social" centered theme of the new game ......This guy is a plague for ND and by extension to Playstation over all
@Storm ...why not??
Bioshock and Dead Space are two that should have stood on their own as truly great games and not been plagued by lackluster sequels.
I dont understand your hate towards Neil tbh. He has directed some of the greatest games ever made. Did you like Uncharted 2? He was Co-lead game designer on that one. Last of Us? Creative Director on that one. Litteraly one of the best games in the last few decades. What about Uncharted 4? That game was great, dont you think? I think so, and many others. Other work he has done is Jak 3, Jak X, Uncharted: Drakes Fortune, Left Behind. It's VERY hard to find one game he has been involved in that wasn't shit.
Your hate for Neil druckmann is getting really old like we get it dude you hate him because he has different beliefs than you just move on
They hate Neil because Neil likes "the gays."
Besides disagreeing with pretty much everything you have mentioned (there's a DLC), I DO think that a Last of Us sequel could have been definitely about another group of people. I feel like Naughty Dog covered all the bases really in the first game and the first game ended on a GREAT note - a proper ending to a story. To see them come back is cool, but also a bit sad because I wanted them to explore a different story and side to Last of Us. I have no doubt that they will cook something up great, but I just wanted to see a new cast and setting (still in the US of course) for them to really go deep into. EDIT: Clarity.
@naruga What do you mean “why not”? I’m asking you what your reasoning is, and you answer with “why not”? If you can’t give your reasons it’s probably a silly reason that you don’t want to put into words because it’s embarrassing. @rememberthe357 That’s what I thought.
The Last of Us sequel should have been about Ish the dude who started the little colony in the sewers in the first game imo
Why? We already know how that story went, and there likely wouldn’t be much to tell. Maybe a DLC.
@DialgaMarine Even though we know the story it doesn't stop it from being interesting but like I said it was my opinion.
Ish's story would have worked better as a prolouge or expansion.
“The sequel may also completely undermine character development and growth from the first game. An example includes Final Fantasy X’s sequel, X-2.” FFX-2 didn’t undermine any character development. It explored how these characters would live in a world that no longer has to worry about Sin and therefore not as religiously dogmatic.
Only there was a Sin level threat immediately afterward. Major tonal shifts or no.
Yeah there was a threat but it wasn’t a recurring one like Sin
ND knows how to tell cliche zombie story or treasure hunting into a masterful story. That's why we love them. Story doesn't need to be new and innovative. It has to be simple but impactful. That's what differentiate ND from others. The last of us 2 defo is worth it !!!
TLOU i was allways hoping for sequel but now i see better if there will be no part 2. Part 2 is sjw cancer.
Looks like someone hasnt played TLOU 1 DLC
So because Ellie is a lesbian the game is "SJW cancer." Please leave your bigotry elsewhere.
@BondJames - I dont normally say these things, but your comment is really, really stupid and just flat out pointless.
Lol why because Ellie is gay oh no smh grow up. You do know if you’re a tlou fan that they had already hinted at Ellie being gay in the base game then even confirmed it in the left behind dlc
More jealousy induced propaganda from the xbots... You guys should be spamming pathological liar phils twitter and face book asking him why the 5 new studios have nothing to show on the BEAST!.
You are an idiot.
It takes one to know one.
No game NEEDS a sequel. No movie, no book, no tv show NEEDS a sequel. We get them because we want to see more of the characters and stories we love. What's wrong with sequels anyway? If it turns out great, that's fantastic for everyone. If it turns out badly, then who cares? We still have the prior instalment. The Matrix didn't turn into garbage because the sequels weren't good. The original Star Wars movies didn't stop existing because the prequels were terrible.
With the creative writing, story telling, direction, and funding, I say make it happen. There are sequels that result in great success even though the previous was fine without it. Also, sometimes sequels are an opportunity for devs to show what they've learned and improved from the previous. It's just that sometimes sequels fall into the wrong hands of development.
I had enough of Last of US from the OG beautiful game but the gameplay felt stale by the end of it was more than happy when it was over. The right story could revive Metal Gear I miss the original entries on the NES and the PSX. Final Fantasy can always be brought back but it needs to go back to roots the turn based action the beautiful set pieces. But between the quirky girl centric titles and the awul ff15 not sure they could make a good rpg again.
Fortnite on xboxone is the ONLY version to be locked behind a live gold paywall in order to play...
Thanks for the irrelevant Information that has nothing to do with my comment
@reaprr Having to pay to play a free to play game is just as big an issue, if not more so. It's just that you want xbox to have a win, so you ignore it. Guaranteed, if it was reversed, you'd be hammering Sony about locking it behind a paywall. @Tobse you comment was one word, fortnite. his comment was about fortnite, so it had literally everything to do with your comment.
Yea and you need ps plus for cloud saves while xbox you don't so it goes both ways.
If Joel is just going to be in the background then I agree it didn't need a sequel
Spec Ops: The Line. Thats the only game I can think off.
hellblade, LA noire and all of david cage's games to add a few more.
The last of us doesn't need a sequel but I'm glad it's getting one!
Does TLOU “need” one? No, but they are extremely welcome. Not only are sequels excellent for TLoU, I hope they have a prequel or two as well.
Well when you get the quality in writing, characters and graphics with Sony's games it's hard not to look forward to sequels! GOW being a recent example of how they can develop their IP's and TLOU has so many narrative possibilities and from the looks of things it's gonna be epic!
A Thief's End not only marked the end of Nathan Drake and the Uncharted series, but also the end of male protagonist's in ND games.
Last of Us does not need a sequel, I agree. It's just a lesbo novel now.
I feel like games, for the most part, do not need sequels (this goes for many other franchises) because I think there is too much a reliance on franchises and less creativity. I am not AGAINST them if they are done well! I just like it when the developers can really surprise us, it's what made Demon's Souls/Dark Souls and Bloodborne, and now Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, so exciting! Although I agree with The Last of Us slightly not needing a sequel and Metal Gear Solid (please, let it end, the legacy is being tarnished), Final Fantasy is one of those weird series that are not reliant on each other for stories and universes - besides a couple games like FFX. I just like to see what developers can cook creatively with a blank slate. Sometimes they can do some really cool stuff with sequels, but for the most part, an entirely new game can be even more exciting but takes more effort.
Tell that to microsoft with their 30 versions of forza, 60 halo games and 20 gears of war.
Maybe I am making the wrong assumption, but I am not targeting specifically Sony on this one. I am not sure why you just brought up a red herring like that. All I want is more games to do things more creatively, which is why I left it on like that. I never once mentioned Microsoft, nor are they out of the spotlight for that as well. That is all, hopefully that was more clear as I did not mean to target any specific company if you got that message.
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