Electronic Arts never really believed in the remastering of older games, re-releasing them in HD and adding improvements to make them more appealing for the modern era, with COO Peter Moore saying only last year that it "feels like pushing stuff out because you've run out of ideas”.
It looks like that's all about to change though, because according to Executive Vice President for EA Studios Patrick Soderlund, the publisher is actively looking into remastering some games, particularly for the Mass Effect trilogy.
"What's changed is that there is proof in the market that people want it," said Soderlund in an interview with. "There were some that did it before, but I think there is even more clear evidence that this is something that people really want. ... I can't announce anything today, but you can expect us most likely to follow our fellow partners in Activision and other companies that have done this successfully."
Soderlund was quick to warn about the risks of rushing into remasters, saying that it has to be "careful in choosing the right brands for the right reasons at the right time".
There's a strong list of IPs under EA's belt, with Theme Park, Command and Conquer, and Theme Hospital all coming to mind when we heard about the plans for remasters, but it's probably more likey that we'll see ones for more recent hits like Mass Effect or Dragon Age.Lexicon card game
What would you like to see EA remaster for the modern age?