Despite blatantly copying other games, these seven plagiarized games are even more successful than the original game. Is there your favorite game, gang?
Creating a video game is certainly a very difficult process. Not only good programming Of course, you also have to look for unique ideas so that your game is different from the others.
One way is to look for inspiration from other existing games. However, the new game should not imitate other games completely.
Of course, the more successful a game is, the more often it becomes an inspiration for other games. Not infrequently, these cool games are even plagiarized, gang.
7 plagiarism games that are more successful than the original version
Even though plagiarism or imitating other people's ideas is unethical and wrong, this practice is very often done in the game and creative industries, you know.
In fact, there are also some a plagiarism game that sells even better than the original version. You must be curious, right? Come on, see the following article!
1. Guitar Hero (GuitarFreaks)
Guitar Hero is one of the most iconic games released for the first time for the platform PS2 2005. This simulation game makes you feel good at playing the guitar.
Simply pressing certain buttons, the melody of the guitar instrument will play as if you were playing the instrument.
Because of the success of this game, no one knew that Guitar Hero was a plagiarism of the 1999 Konami game entitled GuitarFreaks.
2. Crash Team Racing (Mario Kart)
If we talked about PS2 games earlier, now is the time for us to move on to the legendary PS1 games, namely Crash Team Racing or CTR.
Unlike other racing games, you can collect items that help you win races, such as rockets and others.
This game was so successful that it even beat the popularity of the Nintendo game that had been released earlier, namely Mario Kart.
You could say this is a Nintendo vs Sony competition! Wow, do you think Sony pays royalties or not?
3. Fortnite (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds)
The debate over the 2 biggest battle royale games in the world between Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been going on for a long time.
Although it appeared first, PUBG's popularity was only limited to the Asian continent. Fortnite, which imitates and modifies PUBG, is even more successful worldwide.
Unmitigated, the Fortnite eSports championship has also become one of the largest eSports competitions with an audience that is not inferior to Dota 2.
4. Mobile Legends (League of Legends)
Several years ago, there was an issue that Mobile Legends will be forcibly closed. The reason is because this game was reported to the court for plagiarism cases.
Riot Games do not accept that their MOBA game, League of Legends, was completely imitated by Mobile Legends. Moreover, Mobile Legends at that time was able to achieve success in a short time.
Tencent, Riot Games parent also intervened in this matter. As a result, Moonton as the developer of Mobile Legends had to pay a fine of US$ 2.9 million to Riot Games.
5. Candy Crush (Bejeweled)
There are tons of picture-matching puzzle games out there. However, many fans of this genre think that Bejeweled is the first.
This gem matching game has unfortunately abdicated from the throne and was replaced by a candy matching game, namely Candy Crush.
Candy Crush has really fun gameplay.copy Bejeweled's. However, this game is now even more successful than the original game.
6. Forza (Gran Turismo)
If you start playing games on the PS1 console, surely you are already familiar with realistic car racing games, Gran Turismo.
When Gran Turismo arrived in the 90s, this game immediately became the prima donna of the racing genre. No other game can compete with this game.
However, that dominance was broken by Forza series which began to appear in the mid-2000s. In fact, now Forza's reputation has soared higher than that of Gran Turismo.
7. Castlevania: Symphony of The Night
Have any of you ever played the game Castlevania: Symphony of The Night? If you have, maybe you will feel that this game is very similar to the game Super Metroid.
It's only natural, because these two games have weapon mechanisms, maps, and gameplay that is more or less the same, gang.
Even so, Castlevania is actually considered more successful because it is able to define the genre and become the inspiration for many other games.
Thus Jaka's article about 7 plagiarism games that are even more successful than the original game. Although successful, the behavior of these games should not be imitated, gang.
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