Every now and then, Sega asks its [remaining] fans to see what franchise or character it should focus on for future game development. The last time this happened, Sega fans said they wanted a game based on Shadow the Hedgehog. And Sega, bless their hearts, delivered a Shadow the Hedgehog game — whether we liked it or not.
This time around Sega is focusing more on forgotten franchises as opposed to characters from the Sonic Universe. The franchises you can vote to see again are
Before I go any further, where did Flicky come from? Unless there is some sort of cult Flicky following in Japan, why even bother putting it on the list?
Anyway, I’m pleased to the other options on the list, but I could have also added a few others.
My personal vote would go for NiGHTS into Dreams. I think it is the one older franchise, Sega or not, that could benefit most from a modern console. I just hope that the remains of Sonic Team can still do it justice.
Samba De Amigo would be my second choice. It would obviously would be a perfect fit on the Wii. Two Wii-motes would make ideal maracas. Without having to buy specialty controllers, I think it would fare much better than it did on the Dreamcast.
As much as I loved the old Streets of Rage games, I think with Sega’s recent track record and the over abundance of fighting-style games, it would just get lost in the crowd.
Virtua Cop would also be nice, but then again, I would settle for a Wii port of Virtua Cop 3.
As I mentioned in previous posts (see Games That Actually Need A Sequel and Franchises That Need A Resurrection), Sega has a number of other franchises that could be easily added to this list such as Panzer Dragoon, Jet Set Radio, Shenmue, Skies of Arcadia, Comix Zone, Shining Force, and Vectorman.
Which one do you think should see a sequel or remake from Sega’s list? And which ones should they consider next? Let me know and Go Vote Now!
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