Friday Night Rant: Prequel Hurts Batman, All Prequels Must Die

OnlySP: When was the last time a prequel actually worked out well? For one thing I can’t fathom the purpose of taking a franchise that has been on a hot streak and trying to jam pack a bunch of crap into the back story. Why would any of that even matter? I already know the later fate of the characters, universe, or world so by doing a prequel you automatically remove a portion of the uncertainty each new entry brings.

Removing storyline uncertainty makes things… safe. There isn’t much reason to be interested in what is happening in the first place, and if that weren’t enough we often get subjected to asinine changes meant to alleviate or distract from the fact that the game is an obvious end gen cash-in.

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-Foxtrot1823d ago

Down with this sort of thing


Careful now

No but seriously this prequel stuff needs to stop, it's the same for films aswel.

Godmars2901823d ago (Edited 1823d ago )

Arkham City. Sequel to Arkham Asylum.

Whatever else you had to say after that is invalid.

PockyKing1823d ago (Edited 1823d ago )

Way to be a smartass.. and I hope you know that's not the type of prequel he's writing about..It's about trilogies being made and then going back to create a prequel. I understand Origins isn't part of a trilogy, but it's still going "back" and for the last year the only thing we've seen is a drop in quality in the franchises that do that.

Benjammin251823d ago

Metal Gear Solid 3 is my personal favourite of the series.

NukaCola1823d ago (Edited 1823d ago )

MGS 3 isn't a prequel though. The lineage of the MGS saga is told out of order.

Flyingdog6701823d ago

Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep was a great prequel :) Prequels can be done right if just given enough effort and thinking to it.

likeaboss3021823d ago

Resident Evil 0 was a pretty good game.

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