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Have ‘Spiritual Sequels’ Ever Surpassed the Original Games? – Slightly Something Else


This week on Slightly Something Else, Yahtzee and Marty discuss “spiritual successor” sequels and whether they’ve ever really been better than the original game, with examples like The Callisto Protocol to Dead Space and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.

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Marty Sliva
Marty Sliva was the Deputy Editor of The Escapist. He's been writing and hosting videos about games, movies, television, and popular culture since 2011, and was with The Escapist from 2019 until 2023. In a perfect world, he'd be covering Zelda, Persona, and the hit TV series Lost on a daily basis.