a tricky business, aren’t they? Often, video game developers, movie directors and authors alike are left in a bit of a no-win situation. If the original
was a huge success, the follow-up is expected to top it, but not risk straying
too far from what made the first instalment great.
delicate balancing act. What’s the only thing fans hate more than a ’lazy,’
laurel-resting sequel? One that completely transforms everything the original
did so well. Change too much or too little and you’re in hot water, game
sequels, naturally, are the ones that keep all these points in mind. Developers and publishers can always rely on
gamers to speak their minds (just take a look at any video game forum or
comments section and you’ll see how much fur is flying), so their opinions and
feedback can be valuable resources when it comes to crafting sequels.
we’re going to take a look at today are all from beloved franchises and all
benefited from the developer's willingness to fix complaints from fans.