1. DSGamer64

    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?
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    I remember playing the original at my neighbours house, thought it was ok but the controls were shit, since I was so used to PC shooters and had never really played any shooters on the GC since there weren't many at all around that time. Then I played the second one, looked almost exactly the same and was still just an ok game, never touched Halo 3 and never will because I know for a fact that it will be like the previous two, only being ok games at best. Halo does nothing special, it just does everything on an ok level, it's like World of WarCraft which has good PvE and good PvP but it doesn't excel in either, I always thought WoW was overrated and I did play it for about a year and a half then got bored of it because after having blasted through to 70 and getting into a top end raiding guild before the latest expansion which gave me time to do all the difficult content, I realised how much they bastardized it with the Wrath of the Lich King expansion because it is so fricking easy.
     
  2. Alato

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    Let's see..

    Kingdom Hearts - Love the game, but the series is overrated. In my opinion, the story isn't great, very generic in all. All the dialogue, too. It's fun. I just don't think the series deserves as much credit as it's been getting.

    TWEWY - Couldn't bring myself to enjoy that game at all. I tried numerous times.

    N - Nothing really to say about it. It's fun, but, that's about it.

    Lots of others, but I'll keep it at that.
     
  3. naglaro00

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    This. Assuming that was an opinion, you're right.

    Just like some guy said
    "Do I like WoW?, no"
    "Is WoW a good game? yes"

    @the guy saying something about metroid: Thinking Metroid is the best and people should think like you is like saying you like p3|)() and and everyone should like it too. gross
     
  4. Frederica Bernkastel

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    Yes, it was good to play through once, but all the weaboos (the retarded kind) realised that it was to do with Japan, and the rest is history

    Now, I really wanna add any Mario game to this list,
    cause sure, there were 3 decent games (Super Mario Bros., Super Mario World, and another I can't recall the name of)
    but the others are really retardedly easy, boring, repetitive and require no skill to complete.
    Oh, and Nintendo (being the fat cash cow they have turned into) will forever release more shit like Mario Kart 9001, Super Mario Gardening etc...

    EDIT: OH SHI-- Flamebait troll caught me.
     
  5. Guild McCommunist

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    Not gonna quote because it would be too long:

    Erm, outside of the GBA titles and Prime, there is Metroid II, the original, and Super Metroid. I mentioned Super Metroid, so you're basically saying that anybody who doesn't like the original or Metroid II isn't a "true gamer". Call me new age but wandering around a planet shooting randomly with no clue what to do until you stumble upon something isn't fun. Seriously, what are you talking about?

    Once Megaman went into this anime crap I abandoned it. Megaman X and ZX are nothing like the original 8-bit versions. Hell they don't even have Megaman, they just use his name and add some stupid ass overly anime'd robot guy.

    Chrono Trigger is either you love it to death or you don't like it. We could argue 'til high heavens and we would still be on the same sides. I'm actually not a fan of random battle RPG's like Final Fantasy (although Golden Sun was a good random battle RPG) and perfer RPG's like Mother and Pokemon, both of which don't have quote-on-quote "random battles". Pokemon has "random battles", but know where they'll occur and don't pop out at any given time, not to mention that any Pokemon that doesn't move at the speed of continental drift can outrun most Pokemon at a decent level. Mother always shows the monsters on the map so you can dodge them.

    You're TWEWY note was spot on. Make any RPG located in Tokyo with anime characters and the anime fanboys will go insane. Although SMT: DS was a decent anime-in-Tokyo game.

    As per Mario, New Super Mario Bros. DEFINATELY dumbed it down. I mean it was fun, but any Mario fan can find it incredibly easy. I wasn't a big fan of SM64, but I found SMG to be decent fun. The last title you're thinking of is probably Yoshi's Island, maybe? Some of the Mario spin-offs were decent, like SMRPG (any RPG fan has to agree), Mario Kart, and some of the earlier Mario Parties.
     
  6. xist

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    Phoenix Wright.... Booooorrrrrriiiiinnnnnnnnnggggggggggggg! Press the same sequence of buttons over and over whilst reading a dull story!
     
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    Call of Duty 4 is probably the most overrated title to date.
     
  8. Four_X

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    I know this is wrong because it’s an old game but if you’re like me and can remember
    Back to the early 90s in my opinion probably the worst and overrated game EVER is Pit Fighter
    WOW that game was dog pooo.
     
  9. CyberFish

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    I never said Metroid was teh best and people should like it. However, calling it over rated when it was one of the first games that had players back tracking, multiple endings, and collecting items (back in 1986 mind you) is pretty shallow IMO.

    I call halo over rated cause I really do think it is. It was nothing new at all. The game was already around before it even came out. It was called Unreal Tournament.
     
  10. Cablephish

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    Yeah, I'm looking forward to a new genre in gaming.

    All games are pretty much the same, they just add different smaller things that distinguish them, such as having a defining character, like a great characters, or a complex battle system.

    The only genre that can really be eclectic is the puzzle genre. You can compare the bulk of puzzle games, and there is variety. But if you compare all puzzle games to all first-person shooters, and you'd find that the FPS genre has more in common within its own genre than the puzzle genre.

    The puzzle game genre is so much more broad and has so much more variety than all other genres of games, but that's how I look at it.

    Feel free to challenge my opinion.
     
  11. Law

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    Puzzle games steal certain things from each other to change slightly, adapt, or evolve.

    Bad FPS games steal everything from good FPS games, bad FPS games get overrated, good FPS games steal from the bad overrated FPS games in order to try and get as big a fanbase as the overrated FPS. FPS games don't change, adapt, or evolve.
     
  12. Cablephish

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    Ok then tell me this.

    What do you look for in an FPS game, an action adventure game or RPG? Cause that's all I ever really see today.

    Compare Luigi's Mansion and Super Mario Sunshine, Jak and Daxter and Rachet and Clank and all other action adventure games.
    Now tell me what you look for in an action/adventure game and/or an FPS, and DON'T say challenge, cause those genres can't be challenging in any real sense of the word. Only thing that may change is how much longer it will take to kill an enemy and how many enemies there are.

    If you want something that's truly challenging, you can find it plenty in puzzle games, but tell me something else you would like to see in an FPS or action adventure.
     
  13. Joe88

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    that is only one of the things

    increased damage from enemies
    limited ammo
    limited or no power-ups
    few selection of weapons
    completely revamped game for challenge (like in zelda OoT master quest)
    enemies are more aggressive
    items cost more
    new items may be accessed
     
  14. nutella

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    ill admit that chrono trigger is overrated but thats just because its what, a decade and a half old. at the time, the game was insane and even today stlil particularly unique and fun.

    super metroid, imo, is the best metroid game of all. in fact, i still play it today, thankz to my new dingoo (seriously, i started playing it htis morning and i'm up to lower norfair)

    halo is definitely overrated. multiplayer is the only facet of the game worth mentoining. to me, the weapons are uninspired and the controls are less than par. the unreal tournament series on the oter hand, that is an example of a game with one of THE BEST WEAOPNS in an fps.

    of course, this is all opinion
     
  15. Law

    Law rip ninjacat that zarcon made me
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    I was agreeing with you?

    I don't really look for much in an FPS game, usually good weapons and hordes of enemies. You don't see that much these days, though. As for Action Adventure and RPGs, I usually just play what looks interesting.
     
  16. ojsinnerz.

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    FF games are good, but not to the level where they should be considered "incredible", or even "best rpgs", I've beaten FF4 for the ds, and honestly, I wasn't too impressed. The story was overrated for what it was, though I'm not saying it was bad. Seriously, I enjoyed it. The battle system, was pretty ordinary and very difficult. There was a good cast of characters, and not to mention, Cecil was a pretty good protagonist. The ending of the game felt a little weird for me, and the fact that almost EVERYONE was
    Being mind controlled
    . I just didn't feel it's something a good story should. Using it once or twice would've been great. But it feels over used. The graphics felt a bit too chibi-ish for me to take it seriously, and seems like nobody except
    Tellah died. ;_;
    . Another gripe with this game, was that it had far too much grinding. The battles were random encounters, and there were plenty of it. I normally enjoy grinding (I play Persona games), but even I have my limits.

    Another overrated FF game, seems to me, is Crisis Core. The dialogue was awkward, plot really seems to be hilariously put together, and sephiroth is absolutely fabulous. I really gotta hand it to them though. The gameplay was fun for a while, till it started feeling repetitive, graphics are top notch, and I liked the music. Too bad the terrible storytelling ruined the experienced. Zack and Angeal deserved a better story than this.

    As for other FF games I played but never beaten Cough* 3,6, 10, 12 *cough, they seem promising as of now.
     
  17. Law

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    That was probably the only problem I really had with the DS version.

    Also

    He didn't come back at the end flying on the airships with the rest of them? I could have sworn he did in the Super Nintendo version... then again maybe I'm remembering wrong.


    Ignore that, guess I was mistaken.
     
  18. CyberFish

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    Another thing too, who here has actually played the game they are saying is over rated?? Also, WHEN is an important question too. As stated Chrono Trigger is 14 years old. If you played it for the first time on the DS, then yeah, you could say it is over rated. However, a few things were added to it since it was released in 95. Also, some of the sounds were altered. I personally like the sounds from the SNES better. Probably cause thats when I played it.
     
  19. Mr. Awesome/Wack

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    ..... [​IMG] ......you guys do know overrated isn't your own opinion??? Antoligy probably had the best list.
     
  20. Jaems

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    I know the truth absolutely hurts, but sometimes it's best to accept it.
    I'll admit I really tried hard to like the KH games, but I found them (1 & 2) to have quite shallow gameplay, actually, usually spending most of my time pressing the square button repeatedly and suffering through the "Gummi Ship" portions.
    The original characters and plot were both really uninteresting. Lame dialogue, lame direction. And to explain my dislike of Nomura, it's because of his increasingly worsening character designs. Ever since the first Kingdom Hearts, his new "art style" has only gotten more uncreative.

    And I'm not a Square Enix hater, in fact, I enjoyed Final Fantasy VII thoroughly and have beaten it more than a few times, and XII is one of my favorite RPGs of all time.
    But there's no doubt it's overrated. People call it the greatest RPG of all time (maybe because it was the first 3D FF?), while IX, X, and VI were all superior.
     
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