For whatever reason, the gaming world doesn't seem to suffer so much from Hollywood's Sucky Sequel Syndrome. In fact, some of the greatest games to ever grace the planet have been successors.
UC2, RDR, SFII and HL2 definitely deserve their spots. SMG2 should also b der...
yeh Half Life truly defined the FPS but unfortunately HL2 is just so great it dwarfs the Gold standard of HL1. Street Fighter 2 most definitely one of the greatest sequels ever and responsible for like 5 million Super Nintendo being sold and 5 million Sega Genesis being traded in. Uncharted 2 totally blew every console game out the water. I'm upset that they forgot GTA3 and it's Sandbox format. GTA and GTa2 were pretty much the same game but GTA3 took video games to a whole new level of open world, living city, prostitute killing mayhem. GTA3 created the "living World" GTA3 should be on this list instead of MK2
Well if you look at it that way, they forgot a lot of good games and instead placed games like Assassin's Creed II. GTA3, Super Mario Bros 3 and Resident Evil 4 just to name a few..
sonic 2, after burner 2, shenmue 2, halo 2, fatal fury 2, samurai showdown 2, art of fighting 2, the list goes on and on........ Honestly, if the first game is good, it makes it hard to top but it happens. A 3peate... lots of pressure there. Games and movies share many similarities. Wrath of Kahn is still the best in the original star trek movie series.
i agree that resident evil 4 was a good game but it took the RE series in the wrong direction and landed it in an early grave
No, Resident Evil 5 took the series in wrong direction. A horror game in africa... great!! Atleast RE4 had atmosphere, and awesome boss battles, compared to RE5.
fallout 2 is way better though
Gears 2, halo 3 , halo odst , gta 4, crackdown 2, ohh wait- Ps. The talon stands for .....
where's MGS2:sons of liberty? Or this is only for nextgen games only?
I thought that MGS was a superior sequel from the old school more so than MGS to Sons of Liberty
Dam, I totally forgot, thanks! Metal Gear Solid should be like #1 as it was a sequel to Metal Gear and it brought about Tactical espionage game play. bubbles for you.
I was just about to complain HF2 wasnt there. Then I saw it. This article is so full of win :D
Half Life 2, God of War III, there are just too many great squeals to name.
FFX-2 Gameplay sucked but ending and music was beast.
Uncharted > Uncharted 2
Darkfiber @ lol, are you kidding me dude ?
the originals were good but the sequels were mindblowing!
After long and careful thought I made a proper list of greatest sequels. Not only did these games totally up the ante and destroy the original but they also were revolutions in gaming period as they introduced a slew of innovations in gaming or defined a genre or made up a genre. Thanks to ANTZ 1104 who reminded me about MGS. 1. Metal Gear Solid 2. GTA III 3. Half Life 2 4. Street fighter 2 5. The Elder Scroll IV Oblivion 6. Final Fantasy VII 7. Legend of Zelda ocarina of time 8. Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2
Not surprised it is mostly more recent games -_- For me there is two in particular, Warcraft 2 and Diablo 2 :).
NO! it is Jak 3 and GTA IV.
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