What do you think of HD remakes of games?

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The games industry seems to be rather fond of remaking the leisure products of yesteryear with fancy, high-definition graphics to bring them into the modern age. Are these releases introducing new audiences to the classics, or just exploiting nostalgia? Does it represent a creative drought within the industry that we see so many of these upgraded releases and so few original IPs? Is it an effective way to keep a series alive between installments?

What do you think about HD remakes of games? Answer The Question for yourself in the comments!

Conrad Zimmerman