Five NES Games That Deserve A Modern Remaster

The remaster fad has been prevalent in gaming for nearly a decade but the question remains as to why so many amazing games from the past are forgotten. Does the world really need a Last of Us, Spyro, Crash or Final Fantasy VII remaster?

In this exclusive Old School Gamer list, we share five amazing NES games that would make amazing modern remasters. 

Faxanadu: This was an awesome side-scroller with early Metroidvania flare. It would be perfect today with the same gameplay formula and the bigger levels the original always deserved. 

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Patrick Hickey Jr. is the Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Master Jedi and Grand Pooh-bah of and is the author of the book, "The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews with Cult and Classic Video Game Developers," from leading academic and non-fiction publisher McFarland and Company. He is currently the Assistant Director of the Journalism Program at Kingsborough Community College and is a former News Editor at NBC Local Integrated Media and a National Video Games Writer at the late He has also had articles and photos published in The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Complex and The Syracuse Post-Standard. Love him. Read him.

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