GamePro writes: "These days, launching new video game franchises is risky business and there's truly no stopping video game sequels from coming out. But don't get us wrong -- we're not complaining because many of the most promising games on the horizon are in fact sequels: God of War III, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Halo 3: ODST, Uncharted 2, Left 4 Dead 2, and Mass Effect 2 just to name a few.
But what about the upcoming games that strive to be more than just a continuation of the previous game with some minor improvements? We're talking about video game sequels that are fundamentally different from their predecessors and have a real shot at redefining what their franchises are. Here are six high-profile game sequels that are pulling out all the stops to make their series feel brand-new again".