That was a remake, not a remaster. Remaster means that it's the same game with some engine tweaks like higher res textures, 60 fps gameplay and 1080p resolution while a remake can change up quite a lot of things, from the engine, to gameplay feel, level structure, cut scenes and so on. Perfect Dark on the 360 was an example of a nice remaster that upgraded an old game whereas Conker Live & Reloaded on the original Xbox was a remake that changed up a lot of things (and according by many, for the worse).Antiriad2097 wrote: ↑Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:50 amUmm, it has been remastered, its the game the Dude was playing that sparked off this thread, he says so in his first post. It was badly needed imo, since the N64 game is fairly ghastly these days. There's a solid game underneath, but the visuals and controls are horrid.
I had high hopes for the No One Lives Forever games, playing them a few years back. Again, they've dated somewhat and are rather hollow experiences.
I don't know about the NOLF games being "hollow", they still are praised as some of the best humorous spy shooters ever made and can look pretty good with some mods, but if you asked me I prefered the IGI games and their more serious tone. Both series ended with the second part though, which might imply there's not a huge market for spy shooters out there, which is a shame since a whole generation of players will know shooters just thru the Call of Duty formula of heavy action-sequence-linearity driven FPS games and have no idea about "proper" stealth-based shooters outside of maybe Hitman (which is at stake nowadays too - and Splinter Cell lost a lot of it's former appeal by becoming too "actiony" too). Same thing with tactical shooters - the modern Ghost Recon and Rainbow Six games are watered-down tac shooters that have barely anything in common with their originators. The only such series that still goes on is the ArmA games but those are more military sandboxes than simply tac shooters.