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    Top 5 games that deserve a sequel

    At times we love an old game and really want to play it with modern graphics but are saddened by the game not having been remade or having a sequel. We have compiled for you the Top 5 games that deserve a sequel but were robbed of it even after being fan favorites.

    Shadow of the Colossus (2005)

    Top 5 games that deserve a sequel
    Shadow of the Colossus (2005)

    Initial release date: October 18, 2005
    Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
    Developers: Team Ico, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Japan
    Studio Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3
    Genre: Action/Adventure

    Shadow of the Colossus is a third-person perspective action-adventure game. In a 3D graphic environment, the game offers compact, puzzle-based gameplay. Discovering and defeating colossi in remote areas. The game intrigues the players in finding enemies, figuring out their weaknesses, and using the battlefield to their advantage to defeat them.

    The game was an overall success and although it has been remade on many occasions. None of the remakes carry on the main story of the original game.

    IGN: 9.7/10
    Metacritic: 91%
    IMDb: 9.3/10

    The Simpson’s: Hit & Run (2003)

    The Simpson’s: Hit & Run (2003)

    Initial release date: September 16, 2003
    Developer: Radical Entertainment
    Platforms: GameCube, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox
    Publishers: Fox Interactive, Vivendi Games, Sierra Entertainment
    Genres: Action-adventure game, Sandbox, Nonlinear gameplay

    The Simpsons: Hit & Run consists of levels over three separate maps, each of them are a part of a story. The player can control one specific character at each level. The playable characters are Homer, Bart, Lisa, Marge, and Apu. Having a sandbox-style format and a driving-centered third-person game Simpson’s hit and run was a game for all ages to play.

    As it is based on a famous sitcom it was rumored to have a similar game sequel. By the rumors were soon turned down by Radical Entertainment. Although sad about not getting a sequel The Simpson’s: Hit & Run (2003) is still a game enjoyable in one part alone.

    IMDb: 8.2/10
    My Abandonware: 4.4/5
    IGN: 8.1/10

    Bully (2006)

    Bully (2006)

    Initial release date: October 17, 2006
    Developer: Rockstar Vancouver
    Composer: Shawn Lee
    Publisher: Rockstar Games
    Platforms: Android, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Wii

    Bully is a third-person perspective game set in an open-world environment. This action-adventure game has a single-player mode where the main character Jimmy rises through the ranks of school groups. Outside of school the game also allowed the player to roam around the fictional town – Bullworth. The game also allowed a multiplayer component, which was exclusive to Scholarship Edition on Wii and Xbox 360. In multiplayer you can play minigames and redeem rewards won from winning.

    IMDb: 8.6/10
    Common Sense Media: 4/5
    Metacritic: 87%

    Left 4 dead (2008)

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    Designer: Mike Booth
    Publishers: Valve Corporation,
    Developers: Turtle Rock Studios, Valve Corporation, Certain Affinity, © 2021 MGL MY.COM (CYPRUS) LIMITED
    Genres: First-person shooter, Survival horror

    Left 4 Dead is a first-person cooperative shooting game. aimed largely at teamwork and coordination. the game captivates the players by adding the zombie survival aspect to a shooter game.

    Although immensely popular in 2008 for being a game with a new aspect it was sadly not given a secret.

    Common Sense Media: 4.4/5
    Metacritic: 89%
    IGN: 9/10

    Super Mario RPG

    Top 5 games that deserve a sequel
    Super Mario RPG

    Initial release date: March 9, 1996
    Series: Mario role-playing games
    Developers: Nintendo, Square
    Platforms: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii U, Wii
    Publishers: Nintendo, Square

    With gameplay based on Super Mario Bros, Super Mario RPG is like most JRPGs. The player initially starts with Mario but grows their party over to 5 other characters. Based on adventuring and turn-based sequences. With new areas to discover, side quests to complete, and bosses to defeat Super Mario RPG is a perfect game for the OG fans.

    Sadly, this game too was not continued after the first part. Leaving fans saddened. Revisiting the game is always a treat as you can almost always find hidden easter eggs in the classic game.

    IGN: 9.5/10
    IMDb: 8.8/10
    Nintendo Life: 10/10

    That is all for the Top 5 games that deserve a sequel. To know about Best Rogue-like Games to Play or for more gaming articles be sure to check out Retrology.

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    Mofeeza Masood
    Mofeeza Masood
    A gaming enthusiast, binge-watcher, and writer aimed to help the gaming community with my gaming guides. I also like to give recommendations of top movies/TV shows that people should watch.
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