Is it only me, or is anyone else getting fed up with all this 'HD Remake' business?
Sure, I'm all for people getting to play the games for the first time with a re-release being brought in-line with the current generation, but it feels like a lot more of these bundles are being released these days instead of new, original IP.
I have a real love for the Resident Evil series, but I can't see myself buying this. A new entry into the series? Then, yes. It's great to see people who have never played the games so keen to jump on board though.
I take it on a case by case basis. On some instances I think it's great. For titles like Beyond Good and Evil, Ico, SOTC it brings the game to new people. I for one plan on getting a PS3 this year and that's mostly because of the Ico collection.
If it's a remake of a game that sold well or was some sort of success I think it's fair to look at if that studio is doing anything else. Look at the God of War Collection. I don't have the numbers but something tells me that the 1st two games were sold extremely well here. So a HD version seems like a cash in.
But since we got a GoW3 and the PSP game I think it's fair to say having that collection released didn't delay the real deal significantly.