DamnLag takes a look through gaming history to pluck out ten noticably unappreciated games. Games that did not get their fair shake.
They should really make new Thief games.
What about the Legacy of Kain series? :(
They are making Thief 4 :) It's not "official" yet, but they've pretty much announced it. Also, every single one of those games I own. How's that for taste in games eh? ;)
Mass Effect anyone? That game is always shat on but I have always enjoyed it quite a bit.
agreed but that game was wonky as shit
Yeah, I like it better than sequel.
"Mass Effect anyone? That game is always sh** on" LOL, you're joking, right?
Glad to see Thief getting mentioned again, that game really doesn't get enough mention these days.
Anyone remember the PS3 demo of Beyond Good and Evil? I want a remake
lol a remake is coming soon. Well not a remake, but a BGAE HD port for PSN... http://www.joystiq.com/2010...
I remember Deus Ex game free with a video card I bought... I would have never played it otherwise. I thought it was just a game packaged with a video card... it was amazing! Three endings... nice game!
Deus Ex is my favourite game ever,(long time since I last played so could be wrong but sure it's 4 endings).
Indigo Prophecy can be had on Xbox Originals for download. Great game to play over a winter break.
Jet Set Radio (both on the Dreamcast and Future on the Xbox) are cult hits but not big sellers.
I'd personally have GT5 in 3 of the 10 slots.
I agree. GT5 have been completely disrespected by the media and reviewers. Good thing real gamers know a great game when they see it.
Agreed. Everybody disses a game that they have never even played or played so little. Great game for those who appreciate racing.
Inigo prophecy was damn scary, but i actually enjoyed the game. It's like Heavy Rain for PS2. The best thing in the game was the possibility to play with the murder and the police both. Great game...
I'm not surprised to see two Tim Schafer games on that list. I believe Tim is one of the most unappreciated and underrated folks in the gaming world. Thief! I loved that game and had forgotten all about it. Would love to see a new Thief game.
Thief4 is under development :) http://eidosmontreal.com/en... Thief and Deus Ex, the two most awesome games I played (at least until Uncharted came along and upped the stakes) and really looking forward to the next installments in both these series
Agreed about the Tim Shafer part. He's one of the few people who seems to love games and actually tries doing things differently. Secret of Monkey Island is still memorable to me thanks to its dialog.
All square did was allow players to move while the ATB filled but faboys bitched that they didn't like the combat system. WTF? What the hell were you guys playing for the past decade before the game came out then. It was becauseof te people bitching about FFXII that FFXIII turned out to be a turd. FFXII had lots of exploration, many sidequests/stories, fighting in realtime (finally, IDK about you guys but get irritated grinding in FF games because I hate having to go into a battle screen every 2 minutes just to press attack once, win, then go back to the walking) with the monsters on the screen. Due to all the hate Square did the opposite for FF13. No towns, no exploration, stand still ATB fights, and lackluster quests. Thanks for hating possibly the best game in the series, FFXII
Well said.. I never played part of the first 20 min of FF 12 because I was bored, but your comment actually inspire me to go pick it up again...
Fry Cry 2 earned not getting bigger sales on it's own merit. It had a lot of flaws IMO - not glitches - but what I think were poor design choices that sucked the potential for more fun right out of the game. story/character motivation - poor having to stop randomly & take medicine - annoyinng & pointless No fun loot to find in this vast place to explore - blowing it Enemies respawning minutes after clearing checkpoints - enough already not having more fast travel options - see above dumb AI - you work for a faction, but all NPCs are the same mindless drones that attack on site. missions - really very short, only made longer by having to fight to get there so much weapon store - upgrading in the second half of the game is impossible if you spent too much in the 1st half - unless you grind for diamonds. Too many redundant weapons to make people waste money on by mistake.
you are so right, sir. FarCry 2 is one of the worst games I played this generation, and by far my biggest disappointment. It had so much potential, and was very, very pretty.
Ratchet and Clank for me. Great graphics, characters, funny story, greta gameplay, never gets the love it deserves.
MGS2 MY Favorite Metal Gear!
sorry i just hated Raiden, but the writer is right
More people need to play Strangers Wrath. Glad they're re-releasing for PSN.
System Shock 2. I found it one of the most overlooked and underappreciated game ever. Planescape Torment, Deus Ex, Amnesia, F.E.A.R, Heavy Rain. It's a shame, that people can't appreaciate games that actually made for real gamers, not only for kids. (Gears of War, Halo, COD)
Portal is one. Half life 2 is super overrated and portal just gets forgotten.
Thank You! Somebody finally awknoleges mgs2 for the great game it is. tired of these fags complaining about raiden.
The entirety of MGS2 is a work of genius. Nothing else comes close to what it done. Hopefully we can experience it again in HD...
far cry 2 really that game was horrible saying it deserves to be up there coz of the graphics is stupid bad game is bad
I didn't care for the single player much but the multiplayer was sooo much fun. Farcry 2 multiplayer had many very fun things about it, the level editor was even better!
lol i played like 1 game in the multiplayer so i duno single player was horrible i think it had a map editor though so that was probably a plus
i'll take MGS2 over 3 and 4 anyday because it had what MGS1 had and that was GAMEPLAY. i don't play games because of the story( San Andreas had the worst story but it the best in the series) because story in games are mostly stupid.( MGS1 is an exception) now it was odd we went from Snake to Raiden in the middle game but it was still MGS. personally i'll take MGS2's Raiden over 4 and Rising. MGO is the best game this generation and it should be on the" under appreciated" list. i actuallydidn't like the MGS2's Big Shell setting..
good list, disagree with Far cry.. I could add: Viewtiful Joe, okami, God hand, no more heroes, killer7
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