Spiritual Successor

A spiritual successor, sometimes called a spiritual sequel, is a successor to a work of fiction which does not build upon the storyline established by a previous work as do most traditional prequels or sequels, yet features many of the same elements, themes, and styles as its source material, thereby resulting in its nevertheless being related or similar "in spirit" to its predecessor.
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  • Digimon All-Star Rumble Review – When Boredom Attacks (PS3)

    … been trying to find out playing Digimon All-Star Rumble. All-Star Rumble is something of a spiritual successor to the PlayStaton 2 titles of a similar name, and if you’re wondering why Namco Bandai would release a non-technical party brawler during the same month as the latest Super Smash Bros., I’m afraid I don’t have an answer for you…

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  • Destiny - Review

    … of it. Even so, the story really isn't the main focus; Destiny is more about the gameplay than anything else. The Gameplay: Destiny is, well, a Bungie game, and it shows. I personally hate describing games by using others, but in this case I'll make an exception (somewhat). The thing about Destiny is that it is sort of a spiritual successor to Halo…

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  • Thanking Indie Developers Day 16: White Paper Games

    … quite rewarded. Right now, folks can download it at Steam. Besides the short and brief generalization of the game, here’s another one of those wonderful thank you messages! “Almost like a spiritual successor of Portal 2, this modern video game really flew under the radar for me, but I am quite thrilled to have stumbled upon it. It’s a first…

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  • Nintendo Holiday 2014 And Beyond Preview Tour

    … Gaming News Published on November 15th, 2014 | by Justin Smith Nintendo Holiday 2014 And Beyond Preview Tour Nintendo has an interesting marketing department. It’s a bit different from everyone else which I think for them has been both their strength and weakness. Everyone remembers the Wii days when everyone thought Nintendo had sunk its…

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  • Kirby and the Rainbow Curse to Release February 13th

    …. Elia Pales owns pretty much every single product Nintendo puts out, and due to his impulsive tendencies, he also tends to purchase every gaming product put out in general. When not gaming, he’s probably running cross country or writing. He makes sure to take regular gaming breaks, though. Share with others …

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  • Ranking The Best Assassin’s Creed Games Ever Made

    …, this game may be near unplayable for those who didn’t like it. Luckily, we have seen a split this year with the more typical AC game in Unity and a somewhat spiritual successor to Black Flag with Rogue. 1. Assassin’s Creed II (2009) While Assassin’s Creed II may not have all of the features of its successors, with Brotherhood improving on some…

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  • Citizens of Earth Delayed, Will Launch in 2015

    …. Will you be picking up the game when it launches for the Wii U and 3DS eShop for $14.99? Make sure to let us know below! Elia Pales owns pretty much every single product Nintendo puts out, and due to his impulsive tendencies, he also tends to purchase every gaming product put out in general. When not gaming, he’s probably running cross country…

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  • Elliot Quest is Ansimuz's attempt at a spiritual successor for Zelda II

    Elliot can’t die—but he’s still running out of time. In Elliot Quest, the victim of a rare curse must find a cure before he’s transformed into a demon. After Elliot’s wife disappears, he falls sick and attempts to take his own life--only to discovers that he can’t die. Plagued by nightmares and growing weaker by the day, Elliot seeks out a local Sage, who tells him that he’s t ...

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