With all of the technological advancements we’ve made in video games over the years, it’s easy to see why we’re living in the golden age of of bringing fourth remakes, remastered and reboots of some of the greatest gaming franchises in history. Personally, I’m excited to consider that my peers that all loved the same games as I did growing up pursued a career in gaming and in passion serves, we may start to see even more iconic and some lesser known games make the jump. Here’s a list of 5 that I compiled that I would be most excited to hear about and 100% hope they do.
Onimusha was one of the greatest games I’ve ever played in the sense that it was Resident Evil, but with demons set in feudal Japan AND you’re a badass samurai. Early on in the first installment, you character, the ever stoic Samanoskue suffers a fatal blow and finds his spirit standing amongst the powerful Oni. Demons that fight for good as opposed to evil like their darker counterparts. They bestow Samanoskue with a gauntlet granting him demonic power. What ensues is a dark and captivating plot set in a creepy demon filled castle. Definitely need this one stat.
2. Metal Gear Solid(PS1)
For a game that needs no introduction, Metal Gear Solid was one of the most defining games of our generation and with this entry being my entry into the Metal Gear world, it’s close to my heart. Technically, a rerelease was put out for Gamecube under the name Twin Snakes, but even that one is long overdo for a remake.
3. Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
Easily one of the greatest games I’ve ever played, Soul Reaver follows the story of Raziel, on the goddam bloodbath to revenge like no other(except for maybe Kratos, maybe). Set in a universe where vampires have control, Soul Reaver is a beautifully written gothic horror novel brought to life and most importantly, in desperate need of reboot.
4. Dino Crisis
Think Jurassic Park meets Resident Evil. Need I even say more? It’s survival horror with dinosaurs. The world needs this. Do it.
Spawn is one of my all time favorite heroes, so it pains me to say that we haven’t seen a new spawn game since 2003 with Spawn: Armageddon. Let’s face it, while being very cool in its own way, Spawn: Armageddon was not a very good game overall. With all the hype blowing up around super hero movies, I can’t help but think this is the right time for Spawn to come out of the shadows once again.
What did you think of our list? Anyone else as excited to see any of these games make a comeback? What games would you have chosen? Let us know!