5 Prequels Better Than the Originals

Beer + Videogames: Prequels are funny business. A lot of times, they include unnecessary baggage, or worse, ruin the franchise as a whole. I can make an obvious jab at Star Wars here, but gaming gets it just as bad as developers aim to reinvent a series from the past forwards, but instead unravel the franchise as a result (Perfect Dark Zero, I’m looking at you). But not every tragedy is the norm, and with the release of both Metroid: Other M and Halo: Reach, it’s time we celebrated the outstanding examples of narrative time traveling, the kinds of prequels that shot a glimpse of hope into their own futures.

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Sirhc923340d ago

dude. i really agree with this article. some very interesting points were made, and it is true. the prequels to these games were DEFINITELY noticably better than some of its successors!

Gam3s4lif33340d ago

cant say anything, havent played most of these games except for GTA

e-p-ayeaH3340d ago (Edited 3340d ago )

@Gam3s4lif3 you should totaly play MGS3

MGS3 is the best prequel to any franchise i ever played (consider i still didnt played any Zelda game yet) and storywise definitly the best ever!

Gam3s4lif33340d ago

Really? I might try it later, What do you guys think about MGS:R?

tacosRcool3340d ago

MGS3 is the bomb. Just buy the PS2 collection with it in it or Buy MSG3 subsistence and then you'll get the original MG and MG2

Eamon3340d ago

He should play the MGS series in order.

crzyjackbauer3340d ago

MGS3 is #1 in my list of alltime best games

MGS3 is simply a masterpiece

konami what the hell is taking you so long i want this on HD

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maniacmayhem3340d ago

MGS3 hands down is the best. It made up for that awful MGS2.

Eamon3340d ago

I disagree. MGS2 was absolutely amazing. It was also more similar to MGS1.

fossilfern3340d ago (Edited 3340d ago )

MGS3 was a an outstanding game very fond memories. one of the best MGS games and one of the best PS2 games IMO

Noobasaurus_REX3340d ago

splinter cell pandora tomorrow a prequel?

coolbeans3340d ago

No. The only Splinter Cell game that could be considered a prequel is that handheld one.

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