Stiq Figures, March 31 - April 6: Do we want more remakes edition

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Remakes can be a great excuse to revisit classic games, or they can serve as a second chance for people that missed out on the project's original release. There are plenty of recent ports that will help fill the calendars for newly-launched consoles, but that's not quite what I mean. Full-on remakes like Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix or The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD are what I'm focused on, and my question is: Do you want more?

I mean, I can understand wanting a polished redo of games that run terribly on their original hardware or that are burdened with poorly-aged visuals. Beyond those exceptions though, it's tough for me to hope for remakes when there are so many interesting projects in the modern space. Watching Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus grow into the market is exciting to me, and I think the indie-developed standouts of today are much more exciting than potential high resolution re-releases of iconic games.

I'd rather hear your stance than go on about what interests me, though. Would you rather studios spend their time on new projects, or is there a game you've been dying to see someone take another swing at? Would you hope for changes beyond the obligatory visual boost, like revamped controls or extra content? Maybe your perspective sees an opportunity that I've totally missed. Share your general thoughts on remakes and the titles you'd most like to see redone in the comments, right after you check this week's Japanese hardware sales after the break!

Vita: 25,017 [DOWN] 14,735
3DS LL: 22,947 [DOWN] 29,177
PS4: 13,401 [DOWN] 9,926
PS3: 10,871 [DOWN] 6,283
3DS: 9,091 [DOWN] 3,417
Wii U: 7,962 [DOWN] 5,064
PSP: 2,892 [DOWN] 1,314
Vita TV: 1,371 [DOWN] 744
Xbox 360: 276 [DOWN] 28
[Image: Nintendo]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.