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What game do you think is very much underrated in general, got bad review scores or bad salesfigures but you absolutely loved it?

Pick 2 max to keep the thread readable. Also specify why you loved it anyway.

I'll go first:

Ghostbusters: it got mediocre reviews and didn't sell millions. I personally loved the gameplay. When watching the movies I always envisioned playing a videogame exactly like it. And it was. The feel of the controls was exactly how I hoped it would be. The gameplay represented Ghostbusters. Also the real actors voices was a big bonus. I agree the multiplayer was mediocre. But overall I had loads of fun with it. I hope some day a sequel will appear with even more freedom. Perhaps a bit more sandbox idea. A small sandbox if you want where you can choose jobs yourself and go to them yourself using Ecto.

Alpha Protocol: it got mediocre scores and below. I can understand why. But I had so much fun with it. Played through it twice to make different choices. The feel of the story etc was very good. If they would leave this at a better studio it would have been an amazing game for reviews.
 
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MAG: Best shooter since CS, pure brilliant.

Warhaw: Battlefield with more fair gameplay, pure funfactor.
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I wouldnt say it was the most underrated game, but Sports Champions doesnt get enough attention, as it was not pushed by Sony much, its still one of the best Move games I've played
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Sony hasn't pushed Move enough in general. Sports Champs is good, most notably disc golf.
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I wouldnt say it was the most underrated game, but Sports Champions doesnt get enough attention, as it was not pushed by Sony much, its still one of the best Move games I've played

Completely agree. If I watch G4 on cable I see so many Xbox Kinnect ads, but rarely....no I've never seen a ps3 ad for the move. Sports Champions is fantastic and if I ever have company that's usually the #1 they suggest that they want to play. When you find deals on the Motion Controllers it helps offset the cost and makes it cheaper.

Hukkel: I played Alpha Protocol on the PC (should only be better right?) and yes the game seemed interested, it just had aweful game mechanics. It just seemed to straightforward like: "Here's yet another game...." that's why I think it wasn't really noticed, because it wasn't a really noticeably great game. That's just my opinion.

I'm somewhat new to PS3 games but for me I loved Army of Two 40th Day. The first one had terrible AI, but the second one was leaps and bounds better. A buddy of mine and I played through it and we both loved it. I only wish there was a way to extend the gameplay without playing online.
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I might have to get Army of Two 40th Day, but I just hope some people still play online so I can get the platinum.
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I might have to get Army of Two 40th Day, but I just hope some people still play online so I can get the platinum.

TBH, I haven't played online. The purpose was to find splitscreen games me and my buddy could play. Overall, the campaign is longer than the first one, much better AI, and the new weapons/customization actually turned out pretty good. Note: my friend isn't that great at FPS so we played on a lower difficulty - even still....there were some parts that were hard. Hopefully we can run through it again on a harder setting.
Also, you unlock special guns if you have an original AoT saved data on your system. The best pro for the entire game is the face masks. They implimented a system were you can either create your own or import custom ones from online via their website. They have some awesome ones that people made that look really good and that little added bonus made me like the game that much more.

Benefit of getting the game now is that you can find it pretty cheap. I got mine for $7.
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I always heard the Alpha Protocol pc versio had far more glitches. I think it was a meh port. The ps3 version had less of'm even though they were still there. But especially the lack of voice acting and sound sync wasn't there.
 
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Socom: Confrontation. Yes, it had a LOT of bugs/glitches when it released. Yes, it had a lot missing when it released. And yes, it was a bad Socom game in general.

But what people don't realize is that it was RUSHED. Sony owns the rights to Socom and wanted to put out a game quickly. They put Seth Luisi (a tard) in charge, understaffed, under budgeted, and set a firm release date.

After they patched some stuff, put in d-pad lean, etc. it actually FELT like a Socom game at least. The same cannot be said for Socom 4. Thanks Sony
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