Gamers are a nostalgic crowd. And nothing proves that better than the number of remakes out on the market in any given year.
But these titles aren’t just coming out for the heck of it. Often they’re buoyed by dedicated communities that are begging for a re-release and a reimagination of their favourite titles.
Here are the top 5 titles that we would like to see a remake for or at least the announcement that one is in the works. We know, we know – number 1 is on its way. We include it because it not only looks amazing, but also is shaping up to be what a remake should aspire to become.
5. The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion/Morrowind
Whether a fan group takes it up or Bethesda themselves, a remake of Oblivion or Morrowind would be huge. Fan projects are one thing, but it’s another to have the actual companies remake their masterpieces. We know a lot of people will be divided about whether or not Oblivion or Morrowind should be the game redone, but one thing is certain: People love TES and can’t get enough of them.
4. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Another title that often creeps up on these lists is Nintendo’s masterpiece of the Nintendo 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Sure, there is a 3DS remake of the game (sorta) but we’re talking a full-fledged, high-res graphical reimagination of the title that changed Zelda forever.
3. Red Dead Redemption
The world is currently in the thrall of Red Dead Redemption 2, so, naturally, we turn our attention to what gave us this game. The first title, while hugely popular, was nothing like the sequel when it comes to cultural impact. Gamers have fallen in love with Arthur Morgan, and they want more. The fact that the maps from