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OXCGN’s 10 More Sadly Overlooked Games This Gen: More oldies to track down

The big release season is in full swing, and those of you with deep wallets are busy playing the huge number of quality games on offer.

But what about those who can only afford maybe one or two new releases, or maybe none at all yet? There’s a global economic slowdown on after all.

Well at OXCGN we’ve decided to put ourselves a second time in the game Animus and go back in time to discover what titles we enjoyed this gen that you should be able to get for cheap (and still play the multiplayer without a code!).

They may not be as gorgeous or polished as the newbies coming out, and some of their developers have unfortunately gone the way of the dodo, but they still offered some of us great entertainment and we think didn’t get the attention they deserved, either before or after launch.

In no particular order, here is PART 2 of OXCGN’s Best Overlooked Games This Gen. What are yours? Comment below and help the poor (gamer).

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gaminoz1719d ago

The Darkness was really a game that had me more intersted in the narrative than even the gameplay.

The second one doesn't look nearly as interesting from what I've seen.

I think people sometimes forget that GRAW was the first 'modern warfare' game this gen.

egidem1718d ago

I love The Darkness. The facial expression and lipsynching animations to voices was really bad. Sometimes it seemed like they weren't moving.

Other than that, an awesome game. With sort of a mini RPG element to it, with different quests and the sort.

ReservoirDog3161718d ago

Yeah I really liked The Darkness even though it took a lot of time to change the sensitivity so the controls actually felt right.

But besides that, everything was so impressive for a game so early in this gen. The world felt so lived in and really open compared to most games.

And to anyone interested, *cough* shameless advertising http://www.ebay.com/itm/PS3... *cough cough*

egidem1718d ago

Ah damn..shipping only to the states. Show some love to Canada!

Anon19741718d ago

The Darkness was one of my favs. GRAW 1 & 2 were a lot of fun. I wouldn't have thought of those as "overlooked" though. I thought those titles did well.

Wipeout was one I always meant to play but never got around to, until they showed up for free on PSN+. I can't believe I let this one slide under my radar for so long. It was a tonne of fun.

Didn't try any of the others.

BadCircuit1719d ago

I'm not sure I'll ever be finished Skyrim, but if I am I wouldn't mind trying The Darkness. I've heard a lot of good about it, but didn't have a next gen console then.

Tanir1719d ago

i hated shadow of the damned, it was repetitive, not funny, and its odd cuz i normally like shinji mikami's games...probably cuz suda made it odd, suda is a hit and miss

SeraphimBlade1719d ago

it wasn't even that odd by Suda standards. Last time those two teamed up, we got Killer7, which can only be described as avant garde, with heavy symbolism and a deeply layered story. this would be a six paragraph post if I tried to explain that plot. Shadows? It's just Dante's Inferno with dick jokes.

gaminoz1719d ago

Yes the childishness of it was annoying and it did start at least entertainingly but got more and more dull as it went on.

It is surprising though with the violence, Suda, and the swearing and sex humour that it DIDN'T sell better! It seems that these are perfect sales points these days...

kevnb1718d ago

only problem was that the gameplay is completely crap.

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