It’s easy to wax nostalgic about our favorite games from ages gone, but it can be awfully hard – or even impossible – to play them on modern consoles and computers. The thing is, when you can, sometimes you wish you had left the memory alone: often times, the games that we love the best from the past look… well, awful.
Graphics aren’t the most important element of a game, and they’re certainly not why classic games are called classics. But they do add a certain sense of awe to particular titles, and now that we’re spoiled on 1080p and SSAO, it sure would be nice to be able to see some historic games reimagined in modern engines.
Here are our picks for the Top 10 Classic Games That Should Be Remade with New Graphics. We’d love to take another spin through any of these titles anyway, but we think these games in particular would benefit a lot from a ground-up rebuild. The latest console generation seems to be relying heavily on HD “remasters,” so we figured we’d make a few suggestions.
As always, let us know which games you think could do with modern graphical overhauls and why in the comments below.