Most Overhyped Video Game Franchises
The Top Ten
What? The Legend Of Zelda is really amazing! Call of Duty is great, but it's way too overrated! - NintendoROCK3T
Or you are secretly implying it is bad, and that legend of Zelda is better. - Nayan2003
Why would clash of clans be overhyped that game is addicting this is the overhyped game, it's the same game every year
Way too frequent releases, mediocre graphics, no single play or cooperative aspect worth talking about. Boring enemies. OVERRATED
Call of Duty is played by 8 year olds who think playing it will make them popular at school. They also swear (the characters and the players). There should be a law banning kids under 13 years old from playing M rated games.V 3 Comments
I think that people should stop talking about the franchise as if it was something new. Instead just treat it like a normal game, not one which the media posts articles about 24/7. Come on, it's been 6 years already! - Nayan2003
This isn't even a franchise, why is this here even if it is overhyped?
It was fun when nobody knew about it and it was simple
33 million sold why because of those cliche Minecraft only YouTubers -V 2 Comments
What the hell is EarthBound doing on this list? I am sure 90% of the users didn't even played it. - LaoShan
I'm pissed we didn't get mother 3 still. Release it outside of Japan
This is not over hyped it hasn't had a game in forever
How is this more wanted than the supposed classics like banjo kozooie and pknm red and blue for the virtal console -V 1 Comment
I like a few games in the Zelda series a lot, but some games in the series are straight up trash.
I disagree with this, but at least you have Call of Duty at #1.
I actually agree, why is this on the list. - Nayan2003
Everybody says this game is perfect, I disagree it's a typycal 'save the princess' storyline and I'm not even gonna mention the main character (he just agitates me on so many levels)V 3 Comments
My friend bought this game 2 years in a row, I'm sensing that he'll buy it next year. It's starting to annoy me. - Nayan2003
Worse than ice age villiage go play a real game like smash bros -
Now there are about 20 million games exactly like this on the app store, and people actually enjoy them?
This is actually a good game, the social aspects are integrated very well. - Nayan2003
This is one of the most boring games I have ever playedV 1 Comment
This franchise is not overhyped. Everyone finally realized that the game was using the same gameplay mechanics. - Nayan2003V 1 Comment
Come on guys, the fastest selling game ever in Grand Theft Auto V, now that game is overrated and overhyped.
Most. Overrated. Game. Ever! And it's not even that good.V 1 Comment
Just stop it Pokemon! Please just stop it! There is one point of time where a franchise is supposed to stop. And that probably should be now - Nayan2003
This problem has been fixed in later games, but in earlier games, get a pshycic type or dragon type, and your unbeatable. But now their are so many Pokemon that's no problem. - HeavyDonkeyKong
I am just talking about the first games red blue and yellow where phychic types were overpowered -V 2 Comments
Halo 5 very much deserves to be on this list. The lack of splitscreen coop was simply too egregious an oversight to be forgiven and I won't forgive. You had one good game halo. Then three mediocre sequels and then you made me angry.
Actually the picture is correct I know people don't like 5, but 4 is really what started it for me you don't believe that look at where this is among disappointing games ever list. - htoutlaws2012
Halo was cool in its early days but now the new games suck. - Sage_NarutoV 1 Comment
This was the game to me that may have ruined console games forever. It was the first game I personally bought in which it felt like I was intentionally only sold an intro to the game with the goal of the developer being for me to buy expensive add on content to just get a full game experience. Previous games like Borderlands had additional content for sale for it truly felt like "add-on" content, new scenarios only tangentially related to the story and fairly affordable. With Destiny, much like many mobile games, I feel like I got the demo version (for $60) and was expected to pay even more for the full version.
Oh, and it was really boring.
All Mario RPGs that are older than Paper Mario: Sticker Star are phenomenal, especially Paper Mario, Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story's predecessors, Super Mario RPG: The Legend of the Seven Stars and Paper Mario. How many times have I said that? Proof that Classic Nintendo is much better than Modern Nintendo, which is much less innovative.
Hopefully super Mario maker is Nintendo's last game. It's great, but they need to stop making Mario games. - Nayan2003
He is the worst video game ever. Every game it's the same old thing. Bounce on things, save a princess, different game. Reference to sonic adventure ;-) - Shadowxr
This game shouldn't be on here, this isn't too hyped because of being exclusive to one console - Nayan2003
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