The Best Video Game Remakes and Remasters of 2016

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If we’re going to pronounce on 2016’s best video games, afterwards we have to excavate into a ones that returned for a better.

Remakes and remasters are still a trend in a universe of gaming (which is a good/bad thing, depending on who we are). Plenty of past titles that didn’t get a appreciation it deserved on recover have been updated for a better. Collections that featured superb practice spruced adult those games for loyal/future fans. And even some of these picks we’re about to suggest combined in new calm and streamlined a knowledge for today’s gaming audience. Return to these games (that have gotten a new authorization on life) ASAP.

These are a “definitive” picks for 2016’s glorious video diversion remakes and remasters.

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Near a late-end of a PS2’s life cycle, a slew of underrated and sadly abandoned titles graced a console. The strange chronicle of Odin Sphere happens to tumble into that category. It was Vanillaware’s passion project, that is because it’s no warn that a Japanese developer revisited it for complicated Sony consoles. Odin Sphere Leifthrasir not usually updates a visuals and creates a art cocktail even more, it also streamlines a game’s cryptic mechanics for a better. Characters now have a ability to perform some-more defending/dodging actions, new enemies/bosses were combined and a m�lange combo transformation got vastly improved. Fans of Muramasa: The Demon Blade and Dragon’s Crown should make certain to check out this peculiarity remaster.

Buy Odin Sphere Leifthrasir here.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered

Call of Duty truly morphed into a FPS authorization to kick when Modern Warfare launched in 2007. While some fans have changed on from a some-more futuristic-centric entries in a series, Activision done certain to move some fans behind with a remaster of a classical entry. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered did an implausible pursuit enlightening a visuals by enhancing a textures and adding high-range lighting. Besides that, a super noted debate is kept total along with a peculiarity online multiplayer suite. The usually premonition to removing this remaster is a fact that it usually comes as a partial of a Infinite Warfare package (which isn’t all a approach bad). Might as good get a latest COD with an even softened delivery of Modern Warfare.

Buy Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered here.

Ratchet Clank

2016’s Ratchet Clank isn’t so many a reconstitute or a remaster; it’s a “re-imagining.” Ignore a muted film formed on Insomniac Games’ platforming icons and only play this implausible game. Playing this thing will have everybody around we meditative you’re examination a latest Pixar movie. Yeah, it looks THAT good! Along with a extraordinary visuals, it throws in a best tools of past installments in a array in sequence to make this a best approach to revisit a really 1st game. There’s a garland of sundry transformation setpieces, tons of collectibles, new weaponry (the Pixelizer is extraordinary in action) and a game’s not only some easy cakewalk. Take on a plea of Ratchet Clank. You won’t be disappointed.

Buy Ratchet Clank here.

Gravity Rush Remastered

It’s unhappy to contend this, though this PS Vita strange didn’t have many of a outrageous assembly due to a unstable exclusivity. When a gaming universe schooled that it was entrance to a PS4, us and everybody else rejoiced. Gravity Rush Remastered brings such a vibrant, action-packed journey behind to life in a best ways possible. Of march a graphics have been spruced adult even more. But it also adds in all a DLC that’s been formerly expelled (we’re articulate a ton of additional missions) and suit controls that’s powered by DualShock 4. Nothing is mislaid in interpretation with this peculiarity remaster.

Buy Gravity Rush Remastered here.

Valkyria Chronicles Remastered

One of Sega’s many slept-on releases has to be their engaging take on plan RPG’s – a cult strike famous as Valkyria Chronicles. Originally expelled in 2008, this strategy driven knowledge brought a best elements of 3rd-person aiming/shooting and vital transformation together. It featured a firmly woven tract that delved into a oppressive realities of war. If we happened to skip it beforehand, Sega did we a plain by bringing it behind to complicated consoles. This remastered take on such a clever RPG facilities redone visuals, past DLC, English/Japanese outspoken audio and a same glorious gameplay it’s famous for.

Buy Valkyria Chronicles Remastered here.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

One of a some-more divisive entries in a long-running adventures of Link is a GameCube/Wii entrance Twilight Princess. For those who indeed enjoyed this darker take on The Legend of Zelda, Nintendo did right by we be re-releasing it for a Wii U. The game’s HD book facilities Wii U GamePad compatibility, that creates accessing a map and Link’s expanded register a easier affair. That imagination looking Wolf Link Amiibo that comes with it grants we entrance to a whole new cave (the Cave of Shadows), so there’s a new square of calm there if you’re looking for it. Add in a new problem mode and we arrive with a best chronicle of Twilight Princess.

Buy The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD here.

Elton Jones
is a comparison writer to Heavy who covers gaming, pro wrestling, cinema and cocktail culture. He lives in New York City.

December 27, 2016 12:04 pm

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