Top Ten Greatest Lesser Known Video Games

There are good games, and there are obscure good games. Check out my list of the top 10 best obscure video games.

The Top Ten

1 Shadow of the Colossus

This game defies genre and is downright beautiful. Sporting great graphics for a ps2 game, The colossi fights, riding in the open plains, the satisfaction of defeating Malus, and the non-repetitive gameplay make this a true gem in the ps2 library - Garfieldtop10s

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2 Sonic Heroes

This is the best sonic gams ever. It feels like it needs More love - Chaotixhero

(this is only above adventure 2 because it gets less love) heroes is a highly underrated game where you play as sonic tails and knuckles together. pure beauty - Garfieldtop10s

3 Super Mario Bros. 2

Are you talking about New Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Bros. 2, or Super Mario Bros. : The Lost Levels?

The item says Super Mario Bros. 2, but the picture next to it is NEW Super Mario Bros. 2.

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4 Super Smash Bros. 64

The fighting game, but on the n64. - Garfieldtop10s

5 Sinking Simulator 2D
6 Super Mario Sunshine

I'm stunned this would be a lesser known game But actually if you look at the stats even though this was consider one of the best Gamecube games ever but compare it to other titles it is shockingly low - Curti2594

A great platformer with a good story. People hate it for being very tough. - Garfieldtop10s

7 Okami
8 Sonic Adventure 2

This game rules. I love most of the stages (screw you crazy gadget), the chao garden, and the music. This game is a gcn/dc gem. - Garfieldtop10s

9 Crazy Taxi

An amazing arcade/dreamcast title where you have to get people to a destination under a time limit - Garfieldtop10s

10 Ico

SUCH a beautiful game that NO ONE knows about!

The Newcomers

? Disaster Report
? Everblue 2

The Contenders

11 Chrono Trigger
12 Rally Cross
13 Time Splitters 2

One of the most fun multiplayer-Splitscreen shooters with very great customisation options.
Also it has so much variety to offer.

Most underrated FPS ever.The game has great customisation options and is very addictive.The controls are good and it runs smooth.Its like Goldeneye 64 in faster and with time traveling.The most fun with the game I had with the splitscreen mode.I can't understand why it didn't sell very well.

14 Grim Fandango
15 General Chaos
16 Team Fortress 2

Best free game. Hands down THE best game. best fps ever!

17 Xenogears
18 Tetris 2
19 Spec Ops: The Line
20 Earthbound
21 Psychonauts
22 Pac-Man Vs.
23 Mario Kart: Super Circuit

The most overly hated Mario kart game is actually good. good controls, creative tracks, and amazing music. - Garfieldtop10s

24 Kirby Air Ride

A really good racing game. A key piece of my childhood. - Garfieldtop10s

25 Cave Story
26 Beyond Good & Evil
27 Golden Sun
28 Rocket Knight Adventures
29 Ōkami
30 Virtua Tennis
31 S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

A wonderful series with incredible atmosphere. A truly original setting that has been hideously underrated for how great it is.

32 Madworld
33 Ogre Battle
34 Realm of the Mad God

Basic game that may seem like a terrible game, but once you get stat potions and uts and wine cellar tops it get like dang. only set back was the perma death, but without it the game will be too easy!

35 Kingdom Hearts
36 Klonoa: Door to Phantomile

Nobody knows about the Klonoa franchise. You need to play any of the games, especially the first on the PlayStation 1 if you consider yourself a video game fan. - Zeebs

37 Beyond Good and Evil
38 Shovel Knight
39 Um Jammer Lammy
40 Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
41 Joe & Mac
42 Super Punch-Out!!
43 The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
44 Everybody Edits
45 New Super Mario Bros. DS
46 Halo 4
47 Narbacular Drop

The game that inspired Portal

48 R-Type
49 F-Zero X
50 F-Zero GX
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Chrono Trigger
2. Grim Fandango
3. Xenogears
1. Super Mario Sunshine
2. Okami
3. Ico
1. Shadow of the Colossus
2. Sonic Heroes
3. Super Mario Bros. 2

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