Five Games That Would Play Great As Retro DeMakes

The visual power of the next generation consoles is certainly impressive, but nowhere near as powerful as many expected. With that in mind, rather than focus on visual power, we here at Old School Gamer are going to do the opposite- and reimagine some of this generation’s top franchises as retro ones.

The Last of Us: Utilizing the stealth elements of the original Metal Gear, the combat, Dialogue and level-up systems of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and the camera of the original Diablo, Last of Us would be an excellent PS1 game.

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