If there is one complaint of the current generation of gaming that I wholeheartedly agree with, it’s the sheer number of “HD” remakes being shoved out because native backwards compatibility is absent on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. While Microsoft has gone out of its way to update its system to support last-generation games, there doesn’t seem to be a similar solution for Sony fans. Instead, publishers will be more than happy to continue shoveling out remakes.
Now, most of these re-releases are for games that are four to five years old. Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force is coming out less than two years after its PS3 debut. That tiny turnaround didn’t lead to a game that looks any better than its last-gen release, but depending on your view of the original game, Compile Heart might have managed to greatly improve every other facet.... read more