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Post Your Controversial Views on Popular Games

Post by GovanGer » Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:39 am

You know the ones. The games everyone else in the world seems to like except you.

I'll start with saying that I just don't get the fascination with the Final Fantasy games. The very idea of them just bores the hell out of me.

Also, Goldeneye was never really as good as people seem to remember it being.

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Post by CodenameMAT » Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:49 am

I agree about Goldeneye, obviously it was revolutionary for it's time but I don't think it's aged well at all.

Another one is HALO (and it's sequel) people banged on and on about how great it was, but the fact was that the PC FPS' were doing it WELL before HALO and doing it much better.

Maybe it's the fact that HALO brought FPS' to the mainstream?.

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Post by GovanGer » Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:57 am

Gran Turismo as well.

Games are supposed to be FUN!

If I buy a racing game I want to be able to crash at 200MPH and be back on the track within seconds!

I don't want to worry about tyre pressue and whether or not my car has the correct Magic Tree air freshener!

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Post by cyclone5uk » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:11 am

I totally agree about HALO - but not about Goldeneye - it's a brilliant game!

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Post by GarryG » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:12 am

I never did think all that much of the 'Street Fighter' games, and they seemed to release endless 'sequals' that all looked identical to me!

I think there are better 2D based fighter seriese out there, but SF seems to be the one that is regarder as THEE THING!! :shock:

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Post by Bub&Bob » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:14 am

All popular games are sh*te...............
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Post by GovanGer » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:20 am

I also think the original Outrun is nowhere near as good as people say it is.

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Post by James Bond » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:31 am

Overpriced shooters (I'm looking at you beloved Sega Saturn). Never got the into these type of games.
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Post by yakmag » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:39 am

The sims....

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Post by Heavy Stylus » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:47 am

I hate Sonic! :shock:
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Post by SirClive » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:11 pm

All FPS's are crap.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:39 pm

James Bond licensed games are good. That controversial enough?
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Post by James Bond » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:47 pm

Nightfire is censored awesome.
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Post by SirClive » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:54 pm

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Post by Sabreman » Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:19 pm

'Different people liking different things shocker!'

While there are certainly plenty of games out there that are immensely popular that I just don't enjoy, I can easily see why they are popular. I don't enjoy playing Resident Evil 4 for example, but that doesn't stop me appreciating that it's a terrifically well-made game. It's just not my particular cup of tea.

I honestly can't think of any games that are both popular and critically admired that I think are simply rubbish. I don't really like Zelda games much but I definitely wouldn't say they are bad games, or undeserving of their popularity.

Of course, there are plenty of games that are simply popular that are bad - but then they're generally considered to be so. Not much of a controversy there :)

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