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The video game industry has come of age in recent years, evolving from the dorky kid no one wanted to hang around with to the most popular kid in school. Unfortunately, while this evolution has had many positive effects, it’s also brought its fair share of negatives.

One of which is the same games (Call of Duty!) getting sequels year after year, whether they deserve to or not. Because, just like the movie industry, only titles guaranteed to make money get given the green light. Which leaves many quality games awaiting sequels that never arrive.

Desperately Seeking Sequels

We want to know, What Video Games Desperately Need Sequels?

We have previously listed games that definitely didn’t deserve sequels 6 Video Game Franchises That Did Not Need More Sequels [MUO Gaming] 6 Video Game Franchises That Did Not Need More Sequels [MUO Gaming] The video game industry always has, and always will be driven by sequels. Game publishers are always looking for ways to leverage a franchise and turn into something that can be milked for the long... Read More , as well as games we think are well overdue sequels 5 Classic Video Games In Need Of Sequels [MUO Gaming] 5 Classic Video Games In Need Of Sequels [MUO Gaming] It's an unfortunate truth that the best video games aren't always the ones which make money. Essentially there is little correlation between critical reception and commercial success. The same goes for movies and music as... Read More . But we barely scratched the surface of classic video games in need of sequels, and we think you’re more than capable of adding to the list.

Simply tell us what video games you think deserve sequels. It doesn’t matter how young or old these games are, or whether they have previously had sequels. We just want your pick of video games you would like to see brought back to life in some way.


My personal choice has to be Shenmue, a series Sega killed after two amazing games. It saddens me to realize I’ll never know how that story ends, and almost makes me wish I had never played the Shenmue and Shenmue 2 in the first place. Almost, but not quite.

Think long and hard about this question before giving us your answer(s), because you never know who might be reading. After all, the advent of crowdfunding Crappy Crowdfunding: 10 Dumb Kickstarters We Did Not Support [Weird & Wonderful Web] Crappy Crowdfunding: 10 Dumb Kickstarters We Did Not Support [Weird & Wonderful Web] The success of crowdfunded innovations has attracted the brilliant...and also the inane and insane. Here are 10 of the absolute worst Kickstarter campaigns we could find. Watch them because they are comedy gold. Read More means the people who own the rights to these games could breathe new life into them by launching a campaign on Kickstarter or Indiegogo.

From Grim Fandango to Vagrant Story, from Blast Corps to The Last of Us. It doesn’t matter about the age or platform of the games you pick, as long as you pick at least one. So please scroll down to the comments section and add your voice to the conversation.

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