Gaming Irresponsibly's Ryan Hillis rants about the number of remakes and sequels in today's gaming market.
Lol. The idea of remakes is fresh right now, and it has great potential for getting younger gamers familiar with older titles, but with the rate they're doing it, it might burn out fast...
So far the only games getting updates are great classic games of last gen. Halo is a full remake but other than that you get 2-3 games in HD withtrophies/schivements for $40 or less which is cool in my book. If they start to HD up everything I would be pissed, but some games deserve it. God of War HD really got the younger crowd who missed out up to date before GOW 3, and ICO/SotC is well time classics and I havent played them in so long that I couldn't miss out, plus it'll influence others to keep an eye out for Last Gaurdian which looks unbeliveably epic.
Because originality is nearly dead? lol
This is part of the reason why I never want to have kids. I'll ask them if they've ever played Legend of Zelda (knowing full well that they haven't), and will want to slap them when they say no. I would be a terrible father.
Well, they'll have played Return of Gannon X for the Nintendo-Sega WiiNine by then, and you'll have to be fast enough to overcome their highly developed reflexes from life in the danger room where the holograms make the game come to life.
Glue a N64 to your baby right when it's born to make sure it does :D
Lol @ blitz0x
Reboots! They want to capitalize off past successes without actually having to create a new game
because people want them. why all the whinny articles about remakes?
because people want them. why all the negativity?
Remakes are probably just the natural evolution of the sequel (which are much more successful on video game platforms). Just...backwards. Like throwing up.
1) people bought the first HD remakes... 2) most of these people buying these never played the original versions... 3) the money-making alternative to backward-compatibility...
because everyone is demanding for remakes or classic reboots of old series and developers are not very innovative at the moment.
I think it has something to do with the economy. Lots of people don't want to gamble with a new IP when money is tight. They buy something they know they're going to like, which means more money for the company.
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