Try our new beta!Click here
200°
Submitted by Tolkoto 844d ago | opinion piece

Remembering the current-gen games you already forgot

From a launch title like Perfect Dark Zero to the recent Fuse, these are the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games that no one else will bother talking about. (Blue Dragon, Fuse, Ghostbusters : The Video Game, Haze, Heavenly Sword, Lair, Perfect Dark Zero, PS3, Rage, Xbox 360)

JeffGrubb  +   844d ago
Man ... Blue Dragon happened that one time.
mattdillahunty  +   844d ago
Blue Dragon is one of the best values (as far as hours played per dollar) that i've ever come across in any game. i bought it on amazon for a few bucks, and i spent over 100 hours on it. leveled up all my characters, maxed everything out, then beat it. sure, it was pretty by-the-numbers, like the article said, but i got more than my money's worth with it.
minimur12  +   844d ago
Ill never forget heavenly sword :D

ninja are one of my fav. Developers, i really liked all their games this gen, yeah including DmC. cant wait to see what they bring to next gen
RenegadeRocks  +   844d ago
How can anyone forget Heavenly Sword? Best villian ever: Andy Cerkis just rocked in that one !
Sadie2100  +   844d ago
Wow, I forgot about most of these! Blue Dragon for sure. And Heavenly Sword! So many hyped games here.
kenthegreat1  +   844d ago
Rage could've been so much better than it turned out.

Great combat system, great world, awful story arc and ending.

Trigun the Game, almost.
xxV0rschlaghammer  +   844d ago
I thought Rage was pretty good, I enjoyed the game and combat, the story was OK but the ending is what doomed it.
darkronin229  +   844d ago
I've passed by many GameStop bargain bins with copies of Perfect Dark Zero in them. Thought I'd pick it up out of curiosity, but then I remember there are way too many other games that actually deserve my time =p
Software_Lover  +   844d ago
It's hard playing older games, mainly because the controls weren't perfected. You have to really spend time with them to get the hang of them all over again. Case in point Crackdown.

I remember when it first came out I was all into it. I picked it up again recently to try and get all the achievements.......... the first hour or so was pissing me off because it just felt weird. I hadn't played it in years though. I focused on just playing that game and now its back to second nature again.

Its strange how that happens.
cpayne93  +   844d ago
Most games that come out today practically play themselves for you. I feel like it's harder to go back to older games but usually more rewarding once you get used to it.
Godmars290  +   844d ago
Who's forgotten Heavenly Sword when its brought up almost every time the dev who made it has a new project?

Also it should be noted that many of these games were launch window titles. Should serve as reminders that launch window games aren't all that. That they often have flaws if not short life spans. Get forgotten because new titles are always right behind them.
#5 (Edited 844d ago ) | Agree(2) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
Software_Lover  +   844d ago
I'm trying to spread the word......

Bioshock infinite is 9.99 on amazon (steam)
Arkham Origins is 49.99 with 10.00 amazon credit and free mortal kombat arcade (steam also)

Just want to spread the word on game deals when I can.

Also (for those interested) Modern Warfare, Modern Warfare 2, and Modern Warfare 3, are bundled for 34.99 (PC also).
Juste_Belmont  +   844d ago
Blue Dragon and Lost Odyssey

Why you forgot about them: Because they came out exclusively for the Xbox 360.

Those are the kinds of games that would have been lauded on the PS3 early this gen, but because they were 360 exclusives, they didn't get much attention.
#7 (Edited 844d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
NatureOfLogic  +   844d ago
Perfect Dark Zero looked like total trash.
ambientFLIER  +   843d ago
Um, no. It looked good for a launch title.
TheOneEyedHound  +   844d ago
Only Perfect Dark Zero...... I want Folklore 2!!!!!!!
coolbeans  +   844d ago
-Perfect Dark Zero, Heavenly Sword, RAGE

-Haze and Lair

Those five titles had at least one defining aspect to them that will make me never forget them--for better or worse.
Max-Zorin  +   844d ago
Lost Odyssey is so underrated. Just like a lot of other RPG's.
xxV0rschlaghammer  +   844d ago
Them mentioning Kameo under the whole PD:Z/Rare part is annoying, Kameo is actually a really good game if you enjoy platformers, I thought it was great, would buy a sequel instantly if it was released.
coolbeans  +   843d ago
Indeed. To be honest, I've actually been rather impressed Rare's offerings that I've had a chance to play. I consider both PDZ and Kameo to be great for their time.

They're definitely not as great as they used to be, but who could honestly keep up with a record such as golden as that 1990-2000 season?
ironfist92  +   843d ago
I absolutely loved Ghostbusters. One of the better movie-video games.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

The 5 Best Madden Games of All Time

32m ago - Madden has a long and storied history, but no doubt, some of the titles were better than others.... | Culture
40°

PC Invasion Podcast #34

34m ago - This week: The Division’s quality held back on PC?, a bad week for Bamco ports, XCOM 2 thoughts,... | PC
Ad

Guess N4G Game of the Year Winners, win a $300 Amazon Gift Card

Now - Also enter for a chance to win a gift card for writing a user blog, writing a user review, or being a top contributor for the month. | Promoted post
40°

This War of Mine: The Little Ones – A Survival Sim worth Playing

53m ago - PS4Home: "If you let it, the game will give you a different perspective on the harsh realities of... | PS4
40°

Wolves - Majestic, Not Murderous

1h ago - Jake Nichols with TheKoalition.com writes: "Media has a history of giving the wolf a bad name.... | Culture
40°

Review: Cobalt Sidescrolling Sadness - TiCGN

1h ago - When Mojang announced that they in partnership with Oxeye would release a new Indie title named C... | Xbox One