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post #11 of 99
None of their games had the kind of compelling story lines that would make me want to see a remake.

The entire Metal Gear series, early Final Fantasy, Zelda, Chrono Trigger.. Those are the kind of games you want to see remade.

Mass Effect, maybe, but they know they can't really monetize an old Mass Effect the way they could monetize a new one where they could sell you the story in DLC intervals or something. Meanwhile, the rest of their titles basically are HD remakes. Madden, PGA Tour, Sim City, Battlefield. None of these games evoke the kind of nostalgic, warm feelings we get from the titles we actually want to see remade.

Sounds like he's just jealous that other developers have IP worth remaking.
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post #12 of 99
Where there people asking for HD remakes of EA games then? Sound kind of strange if you ask me.
    
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I can't even think of an EA game I would want remade, except Spore maybe (loved that game ninja.gif) and I guess Battlefield 2142 since they don't seem to be interested in doing a new one.
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I am lacking the ability to desire EA games in the first place. Who cares about remakes from them?
 
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I would take system shock 2 in a heart beat
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The game that Team Fortress copied.
post #17 of 99
I wonder if they could get away with a remaster of MVP Baseball '04 if they kept the rosters the same thinking.gif
That was my favorite baseball franchise ever made, and probably still would be if they didn't have to lock down the NFL exclusivity (and kill NFL 2K)....yes I'm still ticked about that.
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Originally Posted by Thready View Post

Sooo... no Mass Effect remaster?
It's only 8 years old and has plenty of mods available. Why would you remaster this game? It looks fine. Remasters make sense for games which are at least 15 years old.
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Originally Posted by Mookster View Post

None of their games had the kind of compelling story lines that would make me want to see a remake.

The entire Metal Gear series, early Final Fantasy, Zelda, Chrono Trigger.. Those are the kind of games you want to see remade.

Mass Effect, maybe, but they know they can't really monetize an old Mass Effect the way they could monetize a new one where they could sell you the story in DLC intervals or something. Meanwhile, the rest of their titles basically are HD remakes. Madden, PGA Tour, Sim City, Battlefield. None of these games evoke the kind of nostalgic, warm feelings we get from the titles we actually want to see remade.

Sounds like he's just jealous that other developers have IP worth remaking.

Street series
SSX series
Strike series
Def Jam Vendetta/Fight for NY

They may have less than other publishers because they maintain a lot of series games but they do have some gems.
 
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post #20 of 99
EA has nothing worth remastering that they haven't already butchered past the point of recognition. Wow, except General Chaos now that was a gem back in the day. Thanks for the nostalgia trip.
Edited by qosu - 10/16/15 at 12:59pm
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