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« on: January 28, 2018, 03:53:07 PM »

When will they realize that Golden Sun is a series with extremely high potential. They need to bring it back! Imagine an open world Golden Sun Game? Golden Sun 4 needs to be here!
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2018, 04:32:03 PM »

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1. golden sun the lost age was actually probably where the series should have ended, realistically, considering that Dark Dawn seemed to forget about 90% of the lore that wasn't directly relevant to the plot (most notably the anemos)

2. golden sun dark dawn was a mess that introduced all this extra bs lore that makes no sense and comes out of left field, with absolutely no reference to it in the previous games, even though it's supposed to only take place 30 years later.

3. the story in all the games basically is total generic garbage, which was acceptable in 2001-2003 but not so much in 2018

Like don't get me wrong GS is cool and a big part of my childhood but it really needs a spiritual successor more than a sequel.
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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2018, 06:30:38 PM »

Spiritual successor = Basically a remake that isn't a remake? (Much like what happens with Final Fantasy and Mario games?)

I completely agree with you.  Though, I'd be satisfied with a remake of GS1/GS2 that is far more detailed in plot/more complex puzzles/etc. than the originals as well. (If that makes  the developers jobs easier.)

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As for GS4 being a thing, I have no idea? It could be possible, but maybe not for a long time? Hm....
I am not sure of the next closest thing, but I am pretty interested in seeing where Do7's sequel project goes. (Sequel to TBS/TLA.)
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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2018, 03:02:24 AM »

It's easy to doubt a future release during downtime. With Nintendo, no series is really "forgotten", as they are very in tune with bringing IP in to match their current hardware, finding the right software to make good use of their unique products. Metroid was a dead series, until it wasn't; going from being infamously inactive to getting a new 3DS title and a Metroid Prime 4 for Switch announcement in the span of one year. It will come.
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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2018, 05:29:10 AM »

Well.... It's Camelot that develops Golden Sun... and Nintendo that publishes the game.
So it may depend mostly on what Camelot wants to do. (Though, I believe Nintendo can invest in Camelot to do it if they want to?)

I have an idea, though... If we would advertise Golden Sun to the public, we could get more people buying GS games, and then with the spike in GS sales that Nintendo sees, that might make them think it's time for another game?! :D Haha! Good idea? (In addition, buy fewer Mario Sports games just to make sure.)
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