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Hey folks! How’s everyone doing on this fine day?

The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy has been out for more than a week now, and many people have been reliving their childhood or experiencing it for the first time. The general consensus is that it’s pretty great, but it’s lacking something from the original games. Maybe it’s players rose tinted glasses, or maybe there is something lacking. What do you guys think? I don’t have it so I can’t say.


This made me think about remakes, reboots and remasters in general. Now it’s easy to argue that remakes such as all of the Pokemon remakes are much better than the originals, but there are a fair sure of not so great remakes or reboots. Let’s not talk about the Silent Hill HD Collection...

Here’s some topics for today!

- What’s the best/worst remake/remaster/reboot you’ve played?

- Best film remakes?

- Best song covers? Covers that are better than the original?

Here’s my votes for each topic:

- Pokemon SoulSilver, Ratchet & Clank and Metro Redux are all fantastic, and, like I mentioned, the Silent Hill HD Collection is awful. Last of Us Remastered was a perfect remaster.


- The True Grit remake is much better than the original. Don’t talk to me about the Rocky Horror Remake...

- Jack Whites cover of Love is Blindness is better than the original U2 song, and The Killers cover of Four Winds is a different but great take on the Bright Eyes track.


Besides from that, feel free to Talk Amongst Yourselves!

Here’s another cover to kickstart your week! Hopefully by the time this goes up I’ll have tickets to see them...


The Killers - Shadowplay

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