"It's bound to happen every year; there's always going to be a handful of great games that get overlooked by the general gaming population. It can happen for a variety of different reasons – bad release date, not enough buzz, or it simply just slips through the cracks. While it's sometimes a good thing that gamers missed out on some of the crap that was shoveled this past year, there are some quality titles in the mix that that didn't even land on most gamer's radars, and that's why I've put together my list of the top 10 games of 2008 that were overlooked - from least to most disregarded.
10. de blob
"de blob" was the little game that couldn't this year. One of the Wii's most unique and inspired games this year was lost to the fact that it was the Wii's most unique and inspired games this year. While the gaming press really loved the game, it seemed that your average Wii owner would rather buy a balance board and not use it, instead of playing a quality game.
9. Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen
Enix's remakes are getting to be a dime a dozen lately, but the release of "Dragon Quest 4" went off with barely a blip on the radar. Maybe that was because it came out the same week as "Rock Band 2" and "The Force Unleashed" but that's still not a good reason to pass on this DS update of a PS1 update of a classic NES title; especially since it was the first time the game hit American shores.
8. The Last Guy
Poor PSN games like "The Last Guy" just couldn't catch a break this year. The PlayStation Network was home to some of the most original games this year, with "The Last Guy" close to the top of the list, with a new spin on zombie games. "The Last Guy" puts you up against zombies in the real world (or at least in real places), and it's up to you to save as..."