Five Franchises That Need to Return to Gaming- In Retro Format

With a host of gaming franchises in need of a comeback, we give some thoughts on some IPs and franchises that could make great returns, but in retro format. 

Metal Gear: What would be better than a modern story, but old-school gameplay? A retro Metal Gear would get a ton of buzz. 

Legends of Wrestling: A simple-to-play but deep and fun retro-looking wrestling game would be a blast! Or Retromania could add a few more characters to their already awesome roster. 

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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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