Entertainment in all its forms is propped up by sequels: after all, if something works once, why not rehash it again and again until your audience is totally sick of it?
This is certainly true of video games, where publishers would much rather take a seemingly “risk-free” bet on a known quantity rather than invest money in a new IP. The result is sequels, sequels everywhere.
While this can of course result in something glorious like Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, it typically leads to less inspired results than that: sequels you quite possibly didn’t want being churned out for a quick buck.
These sequels in particular surely aren’t on the wishlist of many, an indication of just how lazy and unimaginative the games industry can be. In a time where exciting new AAA IPs feel more scarce than ever, the last thing we need is more safe-playing follow-ups.
Here are 10 upcoming video game sequels nobody asked for…