Most Over-Rated DS Games.

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Jun 21, 2009

Most Over-Rated DS Games. by newg at 9:38 PM (12,467 Views / 0 Likes) 143 replies

  1. newg
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    I like reading the stickies of essentials, and under rated games, but i thought it would be nice to list games that seem to get great press, and you can't see why.

    I'll start.

    Elite Beat Agents: It's an interesting premise, but the game survives on quirkiness alone, if you get past the quirky idea, you're actually left with a hollow and unrewarding game.

    Sonic Rush Adventure: classic sonic gaming is ruined by the pointless and annoying adventure parts between zones.

    Trauma Center 1 & 2: Suffers from the same problems as Elite Beat Agents, but the story's so bad it may as well not be there. An interesting premise that's fun for a bit, but gets boring fast.


    What games do you think are over-rated? games that everyone seems to love but you just find tedious? I think this could be an interesting thread.
     


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    Rhythm Heaven. Rhythm at its best! Also frustration at its best, especially when your sense of rhythm is low.
     
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    I wouldn't say they're overrated, but I really suck at rhythm games . [​IMG]

    I guess Rhythm Heaven is overrated though, if only because it looks really short if you have any semblance of rhythm. Another game I find overrated is Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword. It's a good game, don't get me wrong, but it's nothing like the console versions and I can't stand the people who seem deadset on saying it is.
     
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    *grab flame shield and fire-proof clothing*

    hmm, grand theft auto? i don know about u guys but for my first gta it feels pretty overhyped to me, for the "first" M rated game in the DS, i don know.. i was expecting much more than pictures of drugs and the F word being repeated so many times, i was expecting some sort of nudity, even if its just babes in bikini, but nope, just pictures of drugs, pixeled blood and F word muttered so many times. and open world is nice and all, but why can't i enter police station or hospitals even those scratch card store even if all i can do is enter and walk and talk to the shop owner, that might interest a little...
     
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    Some people are going to shout at me for this but...Kingdom Hearts 358/2 days since i find it quite repetitive in the missions.
     
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    All Pokemon RPGs on the DS.

    Especially Platinum.

    I don't know, considering the series is 10+ years old, I expected.. more. And battles are so slow, even with all the options switched off, that levelling the little monsters up is a chore in itself. I don't understand why they needed to add more monsters, I knew the original batch, then the new ones very well. Now it's just exactly the same, but with different monsters. I dunno. I felt cheated. :-(
     
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    Before I say what I think is the most overrated...

    Shut up if you don't agree with me [​IMG]


    Megaman. All of em. People think it's so good even though gameplay is the same (I'm looking at you, Starforce and Battle Network...)
     
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    Rhythm Heaven I must say. It really isn`t that much fun over all... But some of the game are really nice. But the majority just isn`t!
     
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    I've gotta agree that ninja gaiden was overrated, considering the amount of time it was delayed. Actually, Black Sigil can fall into that group too
     
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    I love Rhythm Heaven, may be it's not for everyone.

    I think GTA is way overrated. I played it some hours but didn't like it.

    And there is the Suikoden RPG which is overrated too.
     
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    Mario Kart, too cute, unrealistic driving and to much power ups.
     
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    Castlevania, personally. I find it incredibly slow, boring, and an incredibly outdated game that hasn't done anything new to make it worthwhile.
     
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    Over-rated: Pokemon D/P/P, Castlevania
    Over-hyped: Trackmania DS
     
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    GTA Chinatown wars. Fanboyed by so many. I honestly think GTA is a terrible idea for a game and makes drugs, theft and gangs seem 'cool' to kids. [I could go on] Flame me idc

    Rhythm Paradise. It's....so....HARD! Plus it's not that fun.

    TWEWY or 'It's a wonderful world'.......................Flame me idc again

    Lego Batman and indiana jones. Same boring repetitive and fugly.

    Yu Gi Oh World Chamipionships 2009. NOT 08, only 09 (Stardust accelerator) - YuGiOh Used to be ace, now it's got all cheesy and random. For Instance: Card Battles on a moving vehicle. wow. What's the big difference.
     
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    I'll go with the phoenix wright games.

    I spent 20 minutes on the first game until I realized there was no actual game.
     
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    let's see
    1.gta:because it was not gta
    2.pokemon platinum only
    3.black sigil(it was nothing special)
    4.final fantasy tactics(it was good but not that good)
    5.revenant wing
     
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    Well, I'm not sure any of the Phoenix Wright games ever garnered a score above an 8, but yeah, I agree, I think they're over-rated, at least as far as their fan base goes.

    For me, though, I'd say Planet Puzzle League and Picross were both way, way over-rated. Both games can be fun diversions, but to be among DS' most highest-rated games is absurd to me.

    Oh yeah...and THE #1, most-over-rated game "evar": Chrono Trigger. As an SNES game, it was well deserving of all the accolades it received. As a 14-year-old port to DS, no...it MOST CERTAINLY DOES NOT deserve to be the #2 game on Metacritic.
     
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    SONIC RUSH ADVENTURE. GODDAMMIT. I HATE THAT GAME.

    Also, Final Fantasy Tactics A2
     
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    I totally agree.
     
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    The World ends with you

    I hate this game. I can't understand why people like it.
     

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