Top 10 Lost or Cancelled Video Games from Popular Gaming Franchises

There are so many popular video game franchises in the world. Mario, Sonic, Pacman, and a whole bunch of others. But there are some video games that people were hyped for that didn't happen at all. What were these games like? Hi, I'm Pnut. And today, I'll be telling you the Top 10 Lost or Cancelled Video Games From Popular Gaming Franchises.
The Top Ten
1 Super Mario 64 2

Super Mario 64 was a critical hit worldwide, so it wouldn't be a surprise that a sequel was planned. Like URA Zelda, it was planned for the Nintendo 64 Disk Drive. However, several games and expansions, including this one, were canceled.

Only one demo was ever shown, and the game would have had the same art style as the first. Luigi would have been a playable character.

2 Assassin's Creed: Lost Legacy

At the 2010 E3 convention, an announcement was made about a new Assassin's Creed game called "Assassin's Creed: Lost Legacy." The plot was very similar to Assassin's Creed: Revelations, which the game would eventually be reworked into. The game was planned for the Nintendo 3DS.

The only footage available is the logo and a small teaser trailer.

3 Sonic X-Treme

Sonic has had a lot of canceled games, but this might be his most well-known. Sonic X-Treme was intended to be released for Christmas in 1996. Several plot lines were considered for the game, such as Sonic collecting the Six Magic Rings in order or trying to cure himself from Robotnik's Doom Virus.

The game was canceled due to problems with the staff, but an early demo was made.

4 Silent Hills P.T.

In 2014, Konami had plans to reboot the Silent Hills series after mixed to negative reviews of the last game. They released an interactive teaser trailer called P.T., where the player found themselves in a haunted suburban house, solving puzzles.

The game was canceled due to conflicts between the creator and Konami.

5 URA Zelda

This was supposed to be an expansion for Ocarina of Time. Not much information about this game was given by Nintendo, but some details were revealed. When Link walked in the sand, his footprints would appear. Anything that Link damaged would stay that way for the rest of the game, and the dungeons would be slightly altered.

The project was canceled due to the cancellation of the Nintendo 64 Disk Drive.

6 Grand Theft Auto 64

Grand Theft Auto 64 was a canceled port of the original game for the Nintendo 64. Even though not much is known about the game, it was originally going to be an original game with better graphics. It was canceled right before it was to be revealed to the public, and the only known trace of its existence is an IGN page about the game.

7 Pac-Man: Ghost Zone

This was supposed to be a platformer for the Pac-Man franchise and was being developed by Namco Home Tech. It would have been the first 3D Pac-Man game released on a home console. The game was even shown at E3. Namco scrapped it due to quality issues, eventually reworking it into Pac-Man World.

Some footage of the game is available online.

8 Call of Duty: Devil's Brigade

This Call of Duty game was a canceled third-person shooter made by Underground Development. The plot was set in World War II and focused on Italy. The D-pad would be used to give direct orders to the squad the player is on, with several different commands.

A video showing its gameplay suggested it was far from completion, with only two vehicles and two weapons included.

9 Fallout Online

Fallout Online was a massive multiplayer game set in the Fallout Universe. There isn't a lot of information available, but the game was actually completed. However, a legal dispute between Fallout's developer, Interplay, and owner, Bethesda Softworks, led to a lawsuit, ultimately causing the game's cancellation.

10 Donkey Kong Racing

A trailer for a new Donkey Kong game titled Donkey Kong Racing was shown on the GameCube at Spaceworld in 2001. It was going to be a sequel to Diddy Kong Racing. While working on the game, the company Rare was bought by Microsoft, which led to them losing the rights before completion.

Rare reworked it into a different game, but that was canceled too.

The Contenders
11 Banjo-Threeie
12 Super Mario RPG 2
13 Metroid 64
14 Halo 3: Anniversary
15 Scalebound
16 Mega Man Legends 3
17 Super Mario 128

This game was turned into the Pikmin series. It was only a tech demo.

18 Guitar Hero 7

Not to be confused with Guitar Hero Live, this game would have featured a stringed controller and virtual music videos.

19 Dinosaur Planet
20 Earthbound 64
21 Super Mario’s Wacky Worlds
22 Eternal Darkness
23 Kirby 3d GameCube
24 Crash Landed
25 Whore of the Orient
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