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best update/reboot

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:59 pm

After completing the brilliant Tomb Raider on the 360 and seeing all the positive comments in the X-Com thread I started, what are the best updates/reboots etc we have seen over the last few years?

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Post by pratty » Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:04 pm

Resident Evil instantly springs to mind.

Never played the original but I should imagine MGS: The Twin Snakes might be a favourite for many people.

Starfox 64 on the 3DS is probably a good one too, Ive only had a quick blast on it though.
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Post by crusto » Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:10 pm

Resogun on the PS4. The best defender update ever :D
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Post by Lost Dragon » Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:15 pm

Recently finished Tomb Raider on 360, simply wonderous and only T.R game i've ever stuck with, let alone enjoyed.

Xcom lacks the depth of the original, but the Enemy within DLC/C.E version resolves a lot of that.

Syndicate (360) was nothing but in name only...sadly.

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Post by LAIS » Sat Jan 04, 2014 7:04 am

X Com is a big favorite of mine, I'm also a big fan of the "Micro Maniacs" upgrade to Micro Machines, if that counts.

And I know it's not for everyone, but after playing it I must admit I really enjoyed Mortal Kombat 9 and put a lot of time into it.

The clear winner probably is Metal Gear Solid, the PS1 upgrade single handedly created one of the most lucrative franchises in recent memory.

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Post by rossi46 » Sat Jan 04, 2014 8:37 am

Castlevania on 360 is ace. Picked up Splatterhouse yesterday too. Early impressions look good.

Golden Axe Beast Riders was gash but fingers crossed for the new Strider.
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Post by van » Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:19 am

rossi46 wrote:Castlevania on 360 is ace....Splatterhouse.
Both great choices.

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Post by pratty » Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:27 am

Would Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time count? That was a cracker!
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Post by paranoid marvin » Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:13 am

Tron 2.0 if that counts
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Post by Andrew_version1 » Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:58 pm

I'd have to vote Outrun 2 as the best update to a classic game (albeit a sequel)

Also very fond of castlevania lord of shadows - great way to bring the franchise back for modern gamers
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Post by nakamura » Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:15 pm

The Sega 3D classics on the 3DS are wonderful. Yes they are the original games but full of extra options and a stunning 3D effect.
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Post by rossi46 » Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:17 pm

Andrew_version1 wrote:I'd have to vote Outrun 2 as the best update to a classic game (albeit a sequel)

Also very fond of castlevania lord of shadows - great way to bring the franchise back for modern gamers
^^ this.

And maybe Sega Rally? I'm never giving up hope for Black Tiger.
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Post by Andrew_version1 » Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:28 pm

rossi46 wrote:
Andrew_version1 wrote:I'd have to vote Outrun 2 as the best update to a classic game (albeit a sequel)

Also very fond of castlevania lord of shadows - great way to bring the franchise back for modern gamers
^^ this.

And maybe Sega Rally? I'm never giving up hope for Black Tiger.
I completely forgot about the Sega Rally reboot, always found it amusing that the voice over was done by Tony the Tiger's voice actor :lol:

Shame it didn't sell well as they ended up closing Sega Racing Studio - Rumour was they were due to reboot Daytona as well
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Re: best update/reboot

Post by Lost Dragon » Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:18 pm

Far Cry 3 is the closest thing i've played (on console at least) to the ST/Amiga classics, Midwinter 1+2 (Midwinter III was planned for PS2, guess never got beyond concept).Huge game world, various means of transport etc and all bloody great.

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Post by rossi46 » Sat Jan 04, 2014 5:54 pm

Lost Dragon wrote:Far Cry 3 is the closest thing i've played (on console at least) to the ST/Amiga classics, Midwinter 1+2 (Midwinter III was planned for PS2, guess never got beyond concept).Huge game world, various means of transport etc and all bloody great.
Neither an update nor a reboot though.

Bionic Commando, however, could've been brilliant except for the tricky controls. Gorgeous to look at, but a pig to play.
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