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But it's still a very good open-world game
Tomorrow, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition will be released to the public. It's basically the same idea as Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition -- a re-release with promises of enhanced visuals for current-gen systems ...

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Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition trailer is definitively definitive


'Definitive Edition means just that -- definitive'
Sep 25
// Brett Makedonski
All those other trailers you've seen for Sleeping Dogs? Forget those. They weren't nearly as definitive as this definitive trailer for Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition is. This is the be-all end-all of Sleeping Dogs&nb...
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Wort wort wort!
I recently got to check out Halo: The Master Chief Collection at an Xbox event, which gave me a big ol' happy, because I love me some sweet, sweet Covie-killing action. In 343 Industries' presentation, they spent half of the...

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Metal Gear

Metal Gear fan remake is cancelled, developers release trailer narrated by David Hayter


Konami pulls the plug
Aug 18
// Alessandro Fillari
Well, this is awkward. Back in June, Konami gave a group of Metal Gear fans its blessing to produce a free remake of the original MSX Metal Gear. The project attracted a lot of talent, including those who've worked on such ti...
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Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition coming to PC too, has an odd trailer


But it's more than just shiny graphical enhancements
Aug 08
// Brett Makedonski
Technically, the existence of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition was just a rumor up until now, outed by a telling Amazon listing. Square Enix confirmed everyone's suspicions today by formally announcing the remake and p...
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Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs will also be re-released on new consoles


Because why not?
Aug 06
// Brett Makedonski
Thus far, the most obvious trend that's accompanied the transition from legacy to current generation consoles is the upgrading and re-release of some of the more recent titles that were only available on PlayStation 3 and Xbo...
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Resident Evil

Resident Evil headed for PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, and Xbox 360


A remake of a remake
Aug 05
// Brittany Vincent
Capcom has announced a brand new remastered edition of the original Resident Evil, coming to PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One as a digital-only title for early 2015. The port is based off the original...
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Bladestorm remake

PS3/360 strategy game Bladestorm getting remade for some reason


From Dynasty Warriors' Akihiro Suzuki
Jul 21
// Steven Hansen
Next you're going to tell me someone is remaking Runaway with Tom Selleck and Gene Simmons. Well, that would be less surprising. What's a random movie from 2007? Someone's going to remake Stardust? In the Name of th...
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They probably shouldn't tinker with the multiplayer
During 343 Industries' stint at RTX 2014, they announced some multiplayer game modes which will appear in Halo 2: Anniversary Edition, coming by way of the Halo: Master Chief Collection to the Xbox One this Fall. They also announced a modified version of Halo 2's Mongoose vehicle, called the Gungoose.

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The rest of us

Sony: 'Huge portion' of PS4 owners never played The Last of Us


The rest of us
Jul 07
// Steven Hansen
It's easy to get up in word arms -- "milking," "cash grab" -- about re-releases, but I am generally for them. No one is saying you have to buy Final Fantasy IV again, but a lot of people still haven't played it. No one w...
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Kingdom Hearts

Here's a new Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX trailer to tide you over


Not much longer to wait now, seriously
Jul 02
// Brittany Vincent
Can't wait for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX to arrive this December 2? You're not alone. Kingdom Hearts 2 was the best of the series for me, and I thoroughly enjoyed my time with it. I can't wait to take a walk down memory la...
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Halo 2 HD comparisons

Halo 2: Anniversary comparison hits right in the nostalgia


A full decade of technology has done wonders
Jun 09
// Brett Zeidler
As part of the Master Chief Collection that was announced this morning, Halo 2: Anniversary is getting a fully remastered face lift just as Halo: Combat Evolved did three years ago with Halo: Anniversary. So, the game lo...
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Night Trap

FMV game Night Trap to live on with re-release


A product of its time
May 19
// Jordan Devore
Controversial "ultra-violent" '90s full-motion video game Night Trap will, according to director and current rights holder James Riley, "come back, in better resolution and game play than before. We just want to be sure it's ...
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NOLF

Trademark spotted: No One Lives Forever may live again


Nothing's gone forever
May 02
// Steven Hansen
No One Lives Forever's rights disappeared last year. Activision said it didn't have them and, in short, no one seemed to have them. Siliconera spotted trademarks for No One Lives Forever, The Operative, Contract J.A.C.K. and ...
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Oddworld

PlayStation cross-buy announced for Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty


Pricing revealed while teasing announcement of release date
Apr 25
// Conrad Zimmerman
Oddworld Inhabitants divulged a few salient details regarding the upcoming release of Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, remake of the original Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee. Most notably, the studio has announced that the game will be offer...
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Kickstarter

Our first good look at Outcast Reboot HD


Such wonderful music
Apr 23
// Jordan Devore
The Kickstarter for Fresh3D's high-def Outcast remake hasn't made as much progress as I would've thought. There's still time left -- the project is sitting at just over $220,000 of its $600,000 funding goal with 13 days l...
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Fans' RE2 HD

There's another fan-made Resident Evil 2 HD remake


Fans do what Capdon't
Apr 23
// Steven Hansen
The above video takes environments and models from Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles and re-purposes them for a remake of Resident Evil 2. Which raises an interesting question: Why didn't Capcom just do this? This proje...
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Kickstarter

Outcast creators turn to Kickstarter for an HD reboot


PC only unless those stretch goals come through
Apr 07
// Jordan Devore
Appeal's 1999 open-world action-adventure game Outcast has built up a dedicated fan base over the years and when it was announced that core members of the original team had bought the rights back from Atari, a Kickstarter fe...
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Steel Empire

Steel Empire on 3DS is like Castle in the Sky, the shmup


Coming to North America this summer
Mar 25
// Chris Carter
That Steel Empire remake is still on course, and it's going to drop in North America this summer. As a blend of steampunk and shoot 'em up, Steel Empire is a new take on the original Genesis game, remade from the g...
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Oddworld

500k sales of Abe's Oddysee remake could fund an all-new Oddworld


But first, a remake of Abe's Exoddus
Mar 18
// Jordan Devore
In a candid discussion about sales expectations for Just Add Water's Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee remake, Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, creator Lorne Lanning told Eurogamer that if 250,000 copies of the game are sold, that'll be e...
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Snatcher on Dreamcast

Homebrewers doing Dreamcast remaster of Kojima's Snatcher


Sweet dreams are made of these
Mar 05
// Steven Hansen
A brand new Dreamcast game came out this week. SEGA's swansong has proved a fertile grounds in its abandonment. People keep making things for it. Next up is a remaster of Kojima's Snatcher, the game he did after Metal Gear. T...
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Cel Damage being remade in high definition


Races to PS3, PS4 and Vita this Spring
Feb 28
// Conrad Zimmerman
One of the most visually interesting race games of its day is coming back at today's higher resolutions. Cel Damage, a competitive, kart-style racing game with a cartoon aesthetic will be reborn as Cel Damage HD and rele...
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FFVII remake

Final Fantasy VII remake 'would take a lot to happen'


This again
Feb 17
// Steven Hansen
I always feel the odd fan out for never having wanted a Final Fantasy VII remake. The technical hurdles alone were always obvious while other people listlessly dreamed up VII's world recreated in full 3D, which would dramatic...
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Earthbound

Fan recreates Earthbound with HD visuals


Artist Christopher Behr gives the retro cult hit a new look
Dec 18
// Alessandro Fillari
To say that Earthbound, or Mother as it's referred to in Japan, is a much loved and admired game, is an understatement. From fans creating charity drives, to organized campaigns to get the game on Nintendo's virtual console -...
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Fable

A look at how Fable Anniversary updates its interface


Yup, that's a HUD, all right.
Nov 14
// Conrad Zimmerman
Progress continues to be made on Fable Anniversary, an HD remake of the original Fable game for Xbox 360 which will bring the entire series to the console. A recent post on Lionhead's developer blog from User Interface Artist...
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Wings: Remastered

Cinemaware's Wings is getting remastered


Amiga forever
Nov 12
// Joshua Derocher
Wings, the old Cinemaware game for the Amiga, could be getting a remastered version. Cinemaware, which has been back from the dead since 2000, launched their second Kickstarter attempt, and they are hoping it goes ...
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Final Fantasy

These Final Fantasy X HD screens still amaze


So fresh and so clean
Nov 11
// Abel Girmay
So close, but still far away, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is doing a fine job of showing why the PlayStation 3 will still have a place in your entertainment center. How fine of a job? About 50-plus screenshots worth of fine. So fine, so sexy, so fresh, so clean. Final Fantasy X/ X-2 HD will release on December 26, 2013 in Japan, and in 2014 in all other territories.
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SEGA

Sega will listen to fans about remakes and reboots


Yosuke Okunari says the publisher will listen to feedback
Oct 25
// Alasdair Duncan
The idea of remakes and reboots are a touchy subject but Sega is at least willing to listen to input from its fans about potentially bringing back classic titles. Sega Research and Development producer Yosuke Okunari says tha...
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Nintendo

More HD remakes from Nintendo possible, but not right now


Miyamoto would want more than a visual update
Oct 25
// Jordan Devore
In a roundtable discussion with press, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto said that while the company is concentrating its efforts on producing new games, HD remakes in the vein of its Wind Waker revamp aren't out of the question --...






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