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Malcrash

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
GTA IV (I cannot stand the driving)
Final Fantasy VII
Earthbound
Undertale (right at its release, seems that the critical reception has died down with that game, hopefully)
Street Fighter IV (I know it is an important game for the fighting game genre, but I just didn't have much fun with it as with previous games, even with my favorite characters making it in)

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@Malcrash I see what you mean about Undertale. Obviously, the game still receives high praise whenever it's reviewed but it isn't shoved in your face at every opportunity like before.

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EvilLucario

I really liked Undertale at first, and I still do.

It's not GotY material or a masterpiece though. It's a neat little game that sort of twists some "gamey" stuff we take for granted, but it doesn't do that much with it and overall is very shallow.

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@EvilLucario Those are pretty much my thoughts on the game too.

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LuckyLand

On Switch, Ironcast and The Mummy Demastered, they got enthusiastic review on this site but I tried them and gave up on them very soon because in my opinion they are just a frustrating mess with absolutely unfair rules and completely unbalanced

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shaneoh wrote:

Moviefan2k4 wrote:

I also can't stand "Grand Theft Auto", which basically tells kids its okay to deal drugs, steal cars, and beat up random women because "its just a game".

Only the really stupid ones think the game is telling them those things are okay.

Deal drugs - cops come after you
Steal cars - cops come after you
Beat up civilians - cops come after you

...if the game teaches anything, it's that the cops will come after you if you break the law!

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Moviefan2k4 wrote:

I also can't stand "Grand Theft Auto", which basically tells kids its okay to deal drugs, steal cars, and beat up random women because "its just a game".

Considering the game is rated only for adults, it make more a statement of the parents who allow their kids to play it, especially if they are susceptible into thinking video games represent real life.
But why stop there? Mario teaches them its okay to smash turtles, rip them out of their shells and throw their shells at other animals. Zelda teaches them its okay to waltz into peoples houses uninvited, snoop around and break stuff and also that it's funny to whack chickens with a sword. Mario Kart teaches them that it's okay to throw things at other drivers.
Won't somebody please think of the children!!!

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Yosheel

Zelda teaches you it's fun to harm chickens.

Elder Scrolls teaches you it's a punishable offense.

Yeah I don’t know either.

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darkfenrir

@Meowpheel But if you harm chickens in Zelda you'll get destroyed by them!!

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Yosheel

Then it's teaching kids they should take justice in their own hands!

That's worse. Probably.

Yeah I don’t know either.

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Snaplocket

Dragon Blaze (Switch) - This game is fun but aside from having dragons I don't see how this game is a cut above the other Psikyo shoot em' ups. I actually enjoyed Blazing Star and Danmaku Unlimited 3 a LOT more.

Sonic Colors - Finished this game and honestly it's just okay. Really not a fan of the boost style gameplay.

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CanisWolfred

PUBG aka PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds, or even the entire Battle Royale sub-genre of shooters, rather. I get the sudden appeal of it, especially in this modern age where streaming seems to be incredibly popular. It's quite the feat and seems to reward people who are exceptionally skilled at it...but boy, is it not fun when you're starting from the bottom, climbing the rungs. I'd spend upwards of ten minutes just trying to figure out what I'm doing, only to get shot by someone I couldn't even see, and now...that's it. That's my involvement in the match. And they aren't quick matches, either, I mean there's 100 other people playing. And I'm told I could even be either lucky, or extremely stupid, there, since some people can go way longer without seeing anyone. Nevermind the drab look to PUBG in particular, as well as how buggy it can be. I haven't tried Fortnite, and while it looks better, it also seems more complex and therefore should have an even steeper learning curve.

I'm not sure if that's an unpopular opinion around here (hence why I'm not posting in the "unpopular opinions" thread), but I just don't care for them one bit. It's been a while since I've said an entire genre is not for me, and perhaps overblown, since I think the overly-intense learning curve is ultimately what's fueling its popularity, like the nuclear fusion that fuels our sun. And you know what they say about staring at the sun for too long, yeah? I'm really looking forward to when this fad inevitably blows over....

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EvilLucario

@CanisWolfred You're not alone. A lot of my friends are playing PUBG (I'm actually in a Discord call with them and they're playing it right now), and I just don't get the appeal. It's certainly popular for a good reason, but damn. My problem with battle royale games is they take forever and there's too much downtime between firefights for my liking.

The fact that PUBG is unoptimized as hell doesn't help a lot. Fortnite is better with that, but still I just don't want to play those games. I can't wait for this craze to die down just like military shooters have died down from last generation.

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CanisWolfred

EvilLucario wrote:

My problem with battle royale games is they take forever and there's too much downtime between firefights for my liking.

Bingo. It's all the prep-work and intense challenge of a survival game, but I just don't think that gels well with FPS games at all. Then again, I'm the kind of guy that still thinks DOOM II is the best FPS games have ever been, so I think that says enough about my tastes in shooters. If I'm playing a shooter, the main focus better be on shooting things...not just camping a storage building in the hopes that I might catch someone who is passing by, before they see me in their own sniper nest, all the while reminding me that actual gunfights are genuine life-or-death struggles and I hope to God I never get into a real firefight ever!

...Yeah, that's not what I should be feeling when I'm playing a video game. EVER

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EvilLucario

@CanisWolfred Classic Doom and Doom 2016 are among my favorite shooters too. Deus Ex: Human Revolution was also another one I greatly enjoyed. If you count Metroid Prime, those three games as well.

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MarcelRguez

Is it too early to mention the new God of War?

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@shaneoh While that's true, I'm just asking that in a tongue-in-cheek way because I imagine not many people in this forum have played much of it, let alone finish it.

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FireMario887

Overrated, huh? I'm likely to turn some heads (even my own) by saying this. There are two games that I deemed to be amazing games, but that was mostly a result of their presentation and not necessarily their gameplay.

Super Mario Galaxy - Don't get me wrong, creativity at is critical maximum with the gravity mechanics and interesting level designs, however, the more experimental approach does sacrifice some of the meat to the levels I feel. Also, I feel as if what is touted as awesome about this game has to do with its marvelous aesthetics and other technical aspects-- The orchestral music and the galactic visuals, those are all delightful, but I feel as if the gameplay is more experimental than anything. Refined in the much better Super Mario Galaxy 2.

Zelda: Twilight Princess - The dungeons are darn good in this game. Great puzzles and items, but everything else is a bit flat. I'm not much interested in exploration in games, but Hyrule still felt lackluster and the enemy encounters were stupidly easy. I adore the attempt at realism in the game though.

Don't get me wrong, there are things of which I strongly appreciate in these games, and they have highlights that outshine the other titles in their franchises, but for the most part, these games I view with more of a nostalgic bias and thus tend to overlook their flaws.

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