Most Overrated Video Games


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21Final Fantasy X

I like the game, but The main character is SO annoying. Also the enemies do cheap moves getting everyone killed. Good game but flawed.

If I hear this is the best game ever, one more time, I'm screamin then stabbing the nearest person. - walker820

No way would say this game is that great. It's story is just as broken as the gameplay. - Sephilin

The only cool guy in the game dies rather early, I'm talking about Auron, and the character we watch has nothing to do with the story

This is one of the four hundred million Final Fantasy games

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22Super Mario Bros.

I wouldn't exactly say Super Mario Bros. Is overrated, it's just one of the most popular game series, and it's really known well.

Who Saved the video gaming world... This game, I don't like it that much but come on! Cut it some slack

There are many Mario games that are way better than this one. The main reason why this game overshadows most games of this franchise is because it's the first one. Super Mario 3 and Super Mario World are far superior.

The most overrated game in history. I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be a fetish game.

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What are you fools talking about? Roblox is severely under rated and barely anyone knows it, and it's not just about the community (Which, to be honest, SUCKS! ) it's about the gameplay, and best of all the VERY easy to make game design. 10 year olds can make masterpieces on this game, if they know what they're doing.

There's lots and lots of players on this game. Including me. There's over 4 MILLION players there, if I remember. Which is a lot. - iiKyodaiKickz

It IS targeted for children, yes, but, for example, Kirby is (mostly) targeted for children too, and it's great.

Its not over rated! Its UNDER rated! - bluestar10

Lol this is underrated

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24The Last of Us

I swear everyone who calls this a zombie game and compares it to Dying Light or Dead Island should be popped upside the head, because this game doesn't focus on zombies. (They aren't zombies in the first place) No, this game focuses on how people react to this outbreak, and how one spark of hope for humanity is lost just because of human greed and emotion. This game is about the the relationship between two people. This game is about how brutal and sick people can get just for survival, and soon you realize that the enemies in this game are not the Infected... The enemies in this game is the greed and stupidity of man, and yourself. So anyone who calls this a generic zombie game has either not played the game at all, or is too stupid to even realize what this game is about.

The Last of Us is a good game, but it isn't the BEST GAME OF ALL TIMES. I'm sorry to say that, but The Last Of Us is not a game, is an interactive movie. The gameplay is just boring and sometimes even annoying. The graphics are good and the soundtrack is okay. The Story is the only really good thing about this game, but stills a cliche zombie story. This game is overrated, you can't deny it, but it isn't a bad game either. I've seen some people saying that the real focus of the game isn't the infected, but how the humans react to an outbreak, saying that this makes this game special, but that's basically what almost all the zombie movies, books and games says, so there is nothing special about this message.

Is it a good games, yes, pretty good, but TLOU was the not the best thing since sliced bread, it was the same old post-apocalypse plot, predictable as hell, it wasn't "sad" or "emotional", as well as some of the game mechanics like ladders and platforms were just stupid and annoying, nothing revolutionary and new at all. Game of the year-hell no, most overrated game of the year- yes.

It's a good game, but many have called it, and still call it, one of the best of all time. Despite the story, which is amazing and emotional, the gameplay is really just a generic third person shooter.

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25Five Nights at Freddy's 2

I hate any five nights at freddy's game

Why isn't this higher on the list? Pokemon Red is higher than this and it isn't anywhere near as hated as this game and series

The worst game case picture I ever saw.

I don't like this one

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26Candy Crush Saga

I don't understand how people think this is a good game. It's terrible there are so many ads. If you run out of lives you have to wait for them to renew or some people pay for them. Why does a game like this have lives anyway?

The stupid ads keep trying to blow up my ipad - Harri666

Oh my god. This game should take the cake out of any of these. It displays everything wrong with the mobile industry today. You have to pay for everything, and the gameplay is so uninspired. King is a second biggest mobile developer today (niantic recently beat them to the top spot), but they really don't deserve it. How could this game be number 33?

Boring as hell, still haven't figured out the fun part

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27God of War

After playing the game and its sequels and comparing it to all other games, I can safely say that this game has the most overblown fan base for such a bad game. I can tell you this about the campaign, I never died, and people whine about Halo games being easy, the puzzle part is mind numbingly easy, and I never could like Kratos, He is the biggest Asshole I have ever seen, watch the game and you'll see there is a reason why I felt sorry for Zeus and the Gods. Unlike most Video game characters which are noble, Kratos is the poorest excuse for a good character and constantly reminds me of Hope from Final Fantasy 13.

It's a bit boring. For what I know, you've gotta walk straight and press the attack button. Bam, game finished.

Run forward, mash buttons, beat some guys up, watch blood fall all over the place. Repeat the process and you'll get God of War.

1&2 are the only good ones

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28Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

I disagree with the comments. It's a very good game but I do agree it's way too overrated, though Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V are far more overrated than Grand Theft Auto San Andreas.

What? How is this overrated? This deserves all the praise it gets!

It is the most overrated game of all time.

This game is not a good game. Other than having the most unlikable main character in the Grand Theft Auto universe it focuses way to much on realism it forces you to work out in a game I am tired of being asked to do it in real life so why force you to do it in a game. And to top it all of they added a whole hair dresser idea to the game. Listen it didn't work in vice city it didn't work here

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29Guitar Hero

I'm a 14 year old, and I have to say, I'm better with an electric guitar than something like. This only has 5 buttons and it makes the easy songs SO HARD (I've played thunderstruck and it murdered me) while a REAL electric guitar has 6 strings and 22 frets (I played thunderstruck on my electric guitar and I perfected it), I only play this game when I'm bored and being good at Guitar Hero doesn't make you a REAL GUITARIST, I'm good with an electric guitar (I'm serious, my guitar is an Vintage Sunburst Epiphone Les Paul Standard Pro)

I'm tired of kids who act like being badass at guitar hero makes them a good guitarist.

In third grade I had to always be asked, "What level are you on in guitar hero? " "I don't play that game." "Oh." It's much more fun and beneficial to get a real guitar and actually learn to play a real instrument. - therootbeer

I have to agree with you on that, whats the point of showing of in guitar hero if you can't play a real guitar

Without Guitar Hero
I would only listen to bad pop Minecraft songs
And now I like better music
And it also made me try to play a real guitar
Almost one year and I can almost play the full song of Pour Some Sager On Me
On A Real Guitar

Play a real guitar

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30Street Fighter II

To me, the Street Fighter series is just generic, and Capcom has been milking the series to death. It makes almost everyone of the games seem like the same. - PinataonSugar

Seriously, People think this is overrated? Sorry that title belongs to Alpha 3.

The game is a frustrating overrated mess that deserves to be called the worst fighting game in existence. Sorry but smash bros is better

Sorry I spelled that wrong

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31Assassin's Creed

Only played 2 but the game itself isn't bad but I don't think its a stealth based game now comparing this to deus ex if you play the stealth version of deus ex (human revolution ) if you don't use stealth you will die A LOT. But assassins creed is also kinda repetitive every game pretty much looks the same but ooh boats I don't hate this game but people adore this game like a child come on my friends says this is the BEVT GAVE EZAR ;3

Yeah sure it was fun, and there's nothing else like it, but it got boring and repetitive after awhile. - walker820

It has had some good installments, yes, but overall an average franchise.

Number 1 worst game in my list.

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32Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Remove this from this list, I'd call brawl underrated compared to melee.

You know, I've never understood what makes the Smash series such a disliked series. The possibilities are endless. Pretty much every character is distinct. There are even non-Nintendo characters for Pete's sake. - WonkeyDude98

This game is more underrated than overrated.

Worst in the series by a ' longshot.

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33Shovel Knight

Seriously, I love this game and all, but why does everyone always talk about it like it's the next Cave Story? - xandermartin98

This is one of the best indie games on wii u how is it on here

Why is this on the list? It's one of the best new old-school platformers.

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34Tomb Raider

cool game? yes. best game ever? no. - AymanKabir

The 1996 game? It was pretty good, it marked a new style of gameplay, though the sequels were better. The 2013 reboot? It's like a mixture of Uncharted and Far Cry but with Lara Croft, doesn't deserve the amount of credit it has.

This should be first! Worst game.. - paasadani

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35Conker's Bad Fur Day

I will admit that Conkers Bad Fur Day isn't as fun to play as Banjo Kazooie but I still enjoyed playing it. The gameplay itself was only challenging at some stages of the game but it is a funny game. - TheGrammarPolice

A game needs more than humor to be good. Fun is the most important thing to me.

Not nearly as good as Banjo-Kazooie yet IGN gave it 9.9, this game focused to much on being funny.

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36Madden NFL 25

ALL, and I mean ALL Madden games are the same, play football, nothing changes in these games as the years go on, just barely updated graphics.

If I could describe this "series" I will say things like copy n paste, unoriginal, cash grab. I mean seriously are we really stupid enough to drive to the nearest GameStop spend $60 for the same game play it and then find out that "aww you wanna play as this team. Well pay us $15 and you can download it" I mean come on you could just go outside and play football. Alas EA is the antichrist of the gaming industry

37Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Its basically the same as every other third person shooter. Run around, take cover, pop off a few shots and duck back into cover when the AI's impeccable aim nails you in the face.

This game really sucks its stupid

Shoot, shoot, shoot, QUIT. This SERIES is complete garbage.

38Final Fantasy VIII

Boring game, the characters are dull and the summons are boring to look at. The battle system also sucks. - Sephilin

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39Plants vs Zombies

People need to stop putting underrated games in this list

No! This Game Is Awesome! Why Is It Here Again?

The sequel is better but still, THIS IS UNDERRATED!

It is a time waster for a zen garden.

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40Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Modern Warfare is great! But I can agree, it might be overrated... But the game is still awesome. This game, number 2 and 3 for it too, aren't overrated. Just purely and simply... Good and awesome. And this is coming from a girl. Most boys love this game. People who voted this are probably little sissy girls. I voted to say what I said.

Oh, When I clicked this I thought it was talking about Modern Warfare in general. They add absolutely nothing each game and try and pass them off as a brand new game. You play one, you've played them all.
P.S Why is Halo CE /Halo 3 on this list? Those games well deserved their popularity.

Some people has compared this to Uncharted 2! What?!
Uncharted is an amazing game by Naughty Dog, this is just in a line of copy paste sequels! And for WHATEVER reason, I see this game in a LOT of top ten lists. It just doesn't deserve it.

This Is When Call of Duty Started To Get Popular

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