100°
Submitted by acronkyoung 947d ago | article

How does a video game fall into the dreaded 'underrated' category?

The world of video games has one too many underrated titles. So how do these games become relegated to cult hits? (Beyond Good & Evil, Culture, Lollipop Chainsaw, okami, PS2, PS3, Psychonauts, Retro, Shadows of the Damned, Xbox 360)

swice  +   947d ago
Without reading the article, I'm going to guess because it didn't sell well, yet was a damn decent experience.
RockYou  +   947d ago
I love cult classics. They help me feel like a pretentious hipster...playing amazing games you probably never heard of.
e-p-ayeaH  +   947d ago
as long the games good fun im up for it.
Soldierone  +   947d ago
The easiest way is to release a really good game next to a casual hit. For example release a new fresh IP the same day as Call of Duty and have a lack of advertising for it. Keep it at 60 dollars, and bam you will have an under rated game because everyone is paying 60 dollars for COD.
Reverent  +   947d ago
Psychonauts was sooo awesome...
Hicken  +   947d ago
Is "underrated" dreaded? It's sort of a shame, but I don't think it's dreaded.
wita  +   947d ago
It makes me sad that people chock Beyond Good & Evil up to a Zelda clone.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
20°

Yoshi's Woolly World Is Like Every Other Nintendo Game, And That's Not A Bad Thing

8m ago - It's fun, it controls well, and the art style is absolutely beautiful. NichBoy gets all wound up... | Wii U
30°

[FGP] Terrigon - Creepy First Person Pac-Man Set Aboard A Nostromo-Esque Spacecraft

48m ago - Terrigon is essentially first person Pac-Man, set in a deserted spacecraft with Blinky, Inky, Pin... | PC
Ad

Go Mechanical

Now - WASD mechanical keyboards provide a superior typing experience over common rubber dome keyboards. | Promoted post
30°

E3 Inteviews: Fallout 4, Project Morpheus, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Star Wars Battlefront

1h ago - Good Game's Hex takes a look at Fallout 4, Project Morpheus, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Star War... | PC
20°

Super Mario Sunshine Needs a Remake

1h ago - This GameCube classic needs a modern upgrade | Wii U
20°

Lego Jurassic World Review | Ultra Gaming News Network

1h ago - Check out our thoughts on the Lego adaptation of the iconic Jurassic Park series | PS4
Related content from friends

GamesRadar

CheatCC

Gamewise