Game sequels fortunately don't follow the rule of film sequels. For the most part, they're better than the original game because the developer has learned what works, what doesn't, and what can be improved to perhaps turn a successful game into a series or franchise. Film sequels seem to be the exact opposite; more often than not they fail to meet fans' expectations. At least we can look to games to find once again our favorite characters (be they villains or heroes), new plot twists and turns, or better gameplay.
This week we're asking, "Which sequel are you most looking forward to this year?" Joining us is the CEO of Gathering of Developers, Mike Wilson, who reveals a few surprises. If you agree with one of our choices, make your voice heard in our Instant Poll. If you'd like to tell us more about your favorite upcoming sequel, send us an e-mail. In addition, we're posting your letters from last week's question, "Which game influenced you to upgrade your PC?"
And if you have a burning question about games or anything game-related, be sure to send in your questions. Your question could very well be our next Question of the Week!
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QOTW: Which Sequel Are You Most Looking Forward to This Year?
Continuing our series of forward-looking questions, we tackle game sequels this week, with special guest Mike Wilson of Gathering of Developers.