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Old 06-20-2009, 01:07 AM   #1
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What are some awesome games out there that not too many people know about?

I'll name a couple, the first being the WarioWare Inc series. Almost everyone I mention it to don't know it very well.

This one is a MUST HAVE for DS owners: Elite Beat Agents.

I've owned it for a year and still love it. I'm not even a fan of rhythm games at all, but I LOVE Elite Beat Agents. It's fun, original, and challenging!
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Old 06-20-2009, 01:11 AM   #2
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i wouldn't call either of those games underrated i'm afraid. WarioWare's only truly great games were Twisted and Touch.


Elite Beat Agents is pretty popular from what i've seen. now Ouendon... that's another story.



there's this really weird NES game called Monster Party. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monster_Party) it's a terrible game really, but it's also one of the funniest i've ever played - on any system. it has a cult following, but everyone needs to play it once just to be aware that yes, a game this messed up does in fact exist.

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Old 06-20-2009, 01:22 AM   #3
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Is Monster Party a LucasArts game?

And I think we'll need Wikipedia links or something to accompany these posts; if you mention a really obscure game no one is going to know, it's best to put a link to some info. with it. Otherwise people will probably ignore your post.
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no it was Bandai. but i've heard it wasn't released in Japan.

maybe it was just too weird.
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Old 06-20-2009, 01:35 AM   #5
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I always liked Second Sight for the Gamecube. It was also released on the other major console of the last generation. The game had a good story, even though it could be a little confusing at some points near the end. You also had some pretty cool psychic powers coupled with gunplay, and the third-person perspective was refreshing. It didn't sell all that well, and critics gave it (on average) a 7/10, but I just loved it.

I got a used copy on a whim at Gamestop for under $5 a while ago, so go pick yourselves up a copy. If you like a good story, that is.
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What are some awesome games out there that not too many people know about?

I'll name a couple, the first being the WarioWare Inc series. Almost everyone I mention it to don't know it very well.

This one is a MUST HAVE for DS owners: Elite Beat Agents.

I've owned it for a year and still love it. I'm not even a fan of rhythm games at all, but I LOVE Elite Beat Agents. It's fun, original, and challenging!
Its not Original. Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan was original. Elite Beat Agents is like its Sequel.

Anyway underrated games you ask? Okami, its the best, too bad I think Clover Studios went bankrupt cause that game was its last hope, its "Final Fantasy" if you will. No that isn't a play on the words, that was a reference to how Final Fantasy was suppose to be Square's last game, before they ran out of money and bankrupted, so thus is how it got its name.

Custom Robo! I don't know a single person that actually owns this game. Come on even though its actually Custom Robo 3, doesn't mean its not a good game.

Also I agree Second Sight is a great game. You can get it off of Gametap for free.
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Old 06-20-2009, 02:49 AM   #7
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Also I agree Second Sight is a great game. You can get it off of Gametap for free.
I'm guessing that's the PC version for free? If so, link please! Everyone must play it!
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I'm guessing that's the PC version for free? If so, link please! Everyone must play it!
Not anymore I guess. I looked on the site now its for Premium users only.
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to be pedantic, i can't call Okami underrated; it's rated and appreciated quite well.


i would call it underplayed.
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One of nintendo's most underrated games ever would have to be the Ice Hockey game for the NES.
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