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.
Patrick Hickey Jr. is the Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Master Jedi and Grand Pooh-bah of ReviewFix.com 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 Examiner.com. 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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