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Let's see, Halo 3, Oblivion, Age of Conan (flame-shield activated), Assassin's Creed, WoW, Gears of War, the list goes on and on.
i thought assasins creed was amazing...did you play it on computer or console?

to me, CSS (1.6 is worlds better), entire Halo series, gears of war series, flight simulator X (biggest waste of money ever), crysis, and far cry make the top of my list. maybe COD4 also, but i havnt played it enough to really know. but from what i have played, its only decent nothing too insanely special
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lots of Crysis bashing going on in this thread lol. IMHO, Crysis is by far one of the most underrated games ive ever played - in terms of word of mouth bashing that is.

who cares about the graphics, its just eye candy that i can do without (being without a very good gpu - 7600GT), but the storyline is one of my favorites since i dont know when.


biggest overrated game of the current time, TF2. played the free weekend and i dont think i would even take it as a freebie lol.
    
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biggest overrated game of the current time, TF2. played the free weekend and i dont think i would even take it as a freebie lol.
O RLY?! haha I don't blame you, when I first got the orange box, it was basically just for portal because it was just so hyped up and had really good reviews on it. Then I gave TF2 a try, hated it don't know why but after I gave it a good long run, I love the game now.
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The most overrated game for me had to be Return to Castle Wolfenstein.

I believe Wolfenstein3D was the 1st first person shooter game ever and I played it a long time, until Doom came out I think. I loved the German soldiers yelling at you in German and the hidden walls. The maps we pretty big too, going through the different mazes of walls and gates. Return to Castle Wolfenstein was nothing like the first one and should have been called something else IMO. A total letdown in my book!

I still wish they would remake the first one, only with 10x better graphics and effects that we have with todays games.
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I honestly don't see how people can hate TF2, lol. Is it because it's a "simple" FPS or something?
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Oblivion - I wasn't really exposed to the hype of this game, but once I got it I thought it was an awesome game. The only problem I had was with the crappy leveling system. You would expect the "Game of the Year" to have a decent leveling system.

Halo (series) - I've had a good amount of multiplayer and single player experience with almost all of the games and I didn't really see anything amazing. In my opinion I didn't think it really lived up to the hype and because of it, it just seems like a bunch of fanboy fanaticism.

GTA IV - I see many people saying it didn't live up to the hype, but I think it did. It's just that I got bored of it way too fast, maybe it has something to do with playing over 35 hrs within 2 weeks of release?

Crysis - I could understand the overratedness(?) many people see in this game, but I bought it specifically to test my computer in a fun way. I know some elements in the game aren't that great, but you've got to admire the physics engine. It's just plain fun running around with super strength and speed just blowing stuff up and seeing how things interact

Rainbow Six Vegas 2 - I guess I shouldn't have been so eager to get the game, after playing the first one. I expected more than I should've.

Half-Life (series) - I once believed that Half-Life was overrated, until I played Half-Life 2.

Call of Duty 4 - One of the few games I thought was overrated. I was lured by people saying it was a great fps. Don't get me wrong, I did have fun playing it, but I don't think it deserved the hype it got.

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MASS EFFECT was terrible, i keep saying it over and over.
Wait, you're kidding right? Mass Effect was the reason I bought an Xbox360, literally. I got to experience Mass Effect when my cousin came over and a couple months later I absolutely had to get the game.

World of Warcraft - I played it for a couple months, yet I was never drawn into the massive hype. To me, most MMOs seem pretty much the same.

Team Fortress 2 - I wasn't initially drawn into the hype because I thought it was ridiculous how they altered the graphics from the first Team Fortress, and I vowed to never play it. Fortunately, I couldn't pass up The Orange Box, so now it has replaced Counterstrike.

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TF2 just seems like an extremely dumbed down game where even after play for maybe 100 hours your barely going to be better than when you started because there just ain't much you can do lol.
If you're trying to use all the classes, you won't get good at any of them. I didn't find it too hard to get better. Plus, the different classes allow you to more easily utilize your specific gaming style.


Gear of War - I haven't tried out singleplayer, but Co-op was definitely up to the hype.
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Well I just beat Assassin's Creed on 360 and I loved it. I suggest you pick it up.

CS:S is the most boring game I have ever played. I can get maybe one or 2 rounds of Office in before I fall asleep at my keyboard. Between the bullcrap spray and pray head shots and the "pro" players who are quick to tell you how awesome they are thats enough to make anyone avoid the game. Also the hackers are terrible. It runs rampant. Another thing is the Voip. People complain about 12 year olds on Xbox Live because they obviously haven't pubbed in CS:S much. It's horrible.
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Assassins Creed. It was cool at first until I realized you have to do the same tasks over and over again to get info on each assassination target. Also as soon as you get the counter-attack upgrade combat gets too easy.
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WOW
HALO1,2 and 3
Age of Conan
Titan Quest
NWN2
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