User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Enhanced remakes

Group Description

An enhanced remake is a game that attempts to re-create the designs and scenarios of an older game that was developed using less advanced technology. In some cases the gameplay, plot, and overall concept remain largely the same, but the graphics and sound may be touched up or completely redone; in others, the gameplay, plot, and game world may have undergone revisions.

A general rule of thumb is that if the original game has levels, and most or all of them are recognizable in the new game, but it is also clear that the developers re-created them, then it's an enhanced remake.

This group does not include "enhanced ports" where the game may appear to be enhanced due to being on a technically superior platform, and some features may or may not have been added, but the bulk of the game is simply ported and not re-created.
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Game TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherMobyScore
Sid Meier's Pirates!2004iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, Wii, Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox, Xbox 3602K Games, Inc.4.01
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization2008Macintosh, Windows2K Games, Inc.3.74
SEGA AGES 2500 Vol.10: After Burner II2004PlayStation 23D Ages...
SEGA AGES 2500 Vol.8: V.R. Virtua Racing -FlatOut-2004PlayStation 23D Ages...
SEGA AGES 2500 Vol.14: Alien Syndrome2004PlayStation 23D Ages2.50
Heroes of Might and Magic: Quest for the DragonBone Staff2001PlayStation 23DO Company, The2.58
Corpse Party2010iPhone, PSPXSEED Games3.83
Vigilante 8: Arcade2008Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc....
Space Invaders1999Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, WindowsActivision, Inc.3.75
Asteroids1998Game Boy Color, Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsActivision, Inc.3.62
King's Quest II: Romancing the Stones2002Linux, Macintosh, WindowsAGD Interactive, LLC3.81
Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire2008WindowsTierra Entertainment3.90
King's Quest III Redux: To Heir is Human2011Macintosh, WindowsAGD Interactive, LLC4.03
King's Quest: Quest for the Crown2001DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsTierra Entertainment3.61
Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown2003PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxCapcom Co., Ltd.3.41
Crazy Chicken Remake2005Windowsak tronic Software & Services GmbH...
Linda³: Kanzenban1998SEGA SaturnASCII Corporation3.43
Wizardry: Llylgamyn Saga1997PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, WindowsASCII Entertainment Software, Inc.3.57
Tempest 20001994DOS, Jaguar, Macintosh, SEGA Saturn, WindowsAtari Corporation3.69
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena2009Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Atari, Inc.3.57
Missile Command2007Xbox 360Atari, Inc....
Galaga: Destination Earth2000PlayStation, WindowsHasbro Interactive, Inc.2.67
Centipede1998Dreamcast, Game.Com, Macintosh, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsHasbro Interactive, Inc.3.36
Warlords2002WindowsInfogrames Interactive, Inc....
Tempest2007Xbox 360Atari Interactive, Inc....
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Selected Covers

Tempest Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Tempest
Centipede Dreamcast Front Cover
Front cover for Centipede
Asteroids Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Asteroids

Selected Screenshots

Title screen.
Screenshot from Tempest
Title Screen
Screenshot from Centipede
Activision Logo.
Screenshot from Asteroids