Most Overrated Video Games

Jake_Kane22

The Top Ten

1 Call of Duty

Crud, at my school all I hear is call of duty is the best game ever, get it. So I first look at IGN reviews and it got a 9.4 out of 10 for bo2. I wasn't sure if I wanted to get the game so I borrowed it from my cousins. I beat up the campaign on veteran on the 1st try. I analyzed the game's multiplayer, zombies and campaign. Multiplayer gets a 3/10. Boring and repetitive. Campaign 1/10 Bad storyline and 6 hours is not worth a $60 game. Seriously! The guns seem all the same, like smgs, assault rifles, and light machine guns. There is no difference! Zombies 2/10, shoot, shoot shoot, reload. Gets old fast. But the worst part of it is the fanbase. Call of Duty fan:Ya Call of Duty IS TH best, GUNS AND****** DESTYRCTION MTLPYER IS the BRST AND POOKEMN IS***** FOR ****** DS BAYBYS.
Turns out 7 year olds play this game yelling cuss words through a mic.

Nothing interesting or classic about this game or franchise. Just the same crap EVERY year with updated graphics.

I used to be OK with Call of Duty, then it all happened. I found a rubbish channels named Codsvvag. By what I can tell, 7 year old are playing this darn game. Hell, even my dad plays it. Everyone that Call of Duty is horrible and it will always be since losers taken over the planet with Activison as a ally. It sold over 9000 copies in each game's first month. (no kidding)

All of them are the same, pay to win and one shot guns - Buttercritic

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2 Minecraft

I am a true lover of Minecraft yet I can still recognize that it's overrated. The game really only appeals to those who participate in one of mankind's greatest abilities: building stuff. That's the basis of the game with some survival elements and unfortunately, more and more RPG elements. I stopped updating after 1.3.2 because I had enough of that bull.

The idiots below me are but simple haters who refuse to understand why someone could like this game. It's "a ripoff of legos", yet LEGO actually ripped off someone else, and they ripped off bricks. Anyways, Minecraft is similar to LEGOs in one way: you build. And that's not something you can rip off.

As for the graphics, I'm sure they were beta graphics but weren't updated because either A)Notch didn't care and/or B)they were reminiscent of the good ol' days. I personally like the 8-bit graphics and they're much quicker to load, the game couldn't handle more advanced graphics since EVERY THING IS ...more

I don't understand why there is so much videos on YouTube about Minecraft.

I don't understand why anyone would like this game. First of all, nothing exciting ever happens. You dig around, fight the same 6 enemies, and then you build stuff. It consumes more time than almost any other video game, and it doesn't even have skills or levels besides making better armor and weapons. Even then, there isn't anything to do with all that stuff. You only need armor and weapons to fend off those same repetitive enemies. There isn't any goal within the game. All you do is build and add on to whatever you build, then build something else. There is no story, no characters to get attached to, not even a diversity in weapon choice. As for the graphics, I don't care about those. There are far better games with graphics like like, and they were all made 20 or more years ago. Yet even with all of this, people are still obsessed with this game. I wouldn't care except I can't escape this damn game. It's everywhere on YouTube, Xbox and people even talk about it all the time. I ...more

I see your point, but you begin with "I don't understand why anyone would like this game." It is simple, yes, but that's why people like it. Some people aren't looking for a huge story or complex game mechanics. Some people just like something simple to play with friends for a while.

Survival mode was good before 1.9, which ruined the traditional combat system. To enjoy this game now, I have to go onto servers.

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3 Angry Birds

How did this game get so popular? Sure its good technically, however it is so unoriginal it's a surprise people think more of this game than any other indie game out there.

This is one of the most repetitive games I have ever played. There are tons of games similar to angry birds that deserve more popularity. The games are also released more than once but yet people still buy them why?! - Logan_Wolbert

I was going to choose a Call of Duty game because of obvious reasons but when I saw this I knew immediately, mostly because of the MASSIVE boner people have literally rubbed numb on this stupid game. I've seen this form of game many times and many years before this particular version called angry birds came out. Its outdated and overrated. - TheCamoGhost

Angry Birds was a fun, simple game at first... But then it happened... The Angry Birds movie came out. While the movie it's self was enjoyable, ever since then, the franchise has become over saturated. Every single type of mobile game has been given an Angry Birds coat of paint. Every time I use my phone, I am attacked with ads for one of the new Angry Birds games, (done in the post-movie art style of course) which are always crap. Why can't they just update the old games with new content and leave it at that, no one wants to buy their stupid toys. If someone were to go pull out the Master Sword to travel seven years into the future, I swear the first thing they will see is a huge sign advertising the sixth installment into the Angry Birds cinematic universe! - Glorious_Nintendo_Master_Race

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4 Five Nights at Freddy's

Ugh. Five Nights at Freddy's is taking over the world, and I hate it. Everyone talks about it. When I want to go a simple website, people are talking about that stupid Five Nights at Freddy's. I once went onto the YouTube community on Miiverse to see what's going on, but guess what? You guessed it. Five Night's at Freddy's. I shouldn't have voted for Minecraft. I should've voted for this. How is Five Nights at Freddy's only 57? Pokemon is above this, and it's not nearly talked about as much at this.

Looking for the most overrated game ever? Look no further. This game oozes overratedness. Think of Night Trap, without the traps. All you do is look at cameras and prey the power holds off for more that five seconds. There have been FOUR games in the past year PLUS a new spin off series by the same developer (not even discussing the fan made games). The game is boring and the plot is too confusing to understand. The game has no redeeming factors. This game makes ET and Sonic 06 look good. The graphics are OK but graphics aren't everything. To make stuff worse, there is DLC, a new movie, and a book. First off, DLC for this poop. Second off, all movies up to this point suck and this game sucks so how will the movie be good. Finally, the only good game with a book series on it is Halo and no one really cares about the books (as good as they are). Five Nights has terrible game play, terrible plot, and everyone loves it. I hate this game with the passion of a thousand suns. I know if the ...more

This game has so many plot holes and yet so much hype, where do I begin.. A problem I have with this game is that it gives you little to no motivation on why you should continue going to that same job. There's always another job you can go to earn money, The characters are lazily made, you can clearly see Bonnie is just a recolor of Freddy, just with bigger ears and he's purple. And the fandom, SWEET JESUS THE FANDOM. Everybody just bows down to their lord and savior Smike, and half of the people who make unoriginal animations for it are only famous because of the hype. So they just jump on the band wagon and whaddya know? 1 million views! I'm not going to say any names, but some of you know who the people that I'm speaking of, ugh. I really hope the third is his last, and I honestly have no idea how this isn't at least in the top 30.

You can't even move.

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5 Halo: Combat Evolved

Not a bad game, just ridiculously overrated. - moose4life19

I couldn't agree more and I happen to play it for nostalgia, nothing more. - Sephilin

When Halo first came out, it was without a doubt THE coolest video game I owned. The story was immersive, the firefights were exciting, the enemies were incredible and the first contact with the flood was horrifying. Halo Combat evolved had this sense of mystery about it that no other FPS game I had ever owned could emulate... The wide variety of weapons, vehicles, and characters was mind blowing to me and I also loved that there was a slight horror element to Halo: CE. Keep in mind I was 10 when I first played so it did not take much to scare me. Then Halo 2 Came out... It felt forced, the plot twist were confusing and to be honest not that much fun to be dragged through. The slight element of horror that I thoroughly enjoyed was replaced with aggravation and impatience trying to wade through the annoying wave after wave of flailing armed Flood. I'm pretty sure they must've realized the exploding flood looked like a scrotum... then three came out... lets just say I'm glad it had a ...more

I mean halo is a pretty good game, probably one of the best Xbox exclusives but way to overrated, too many people are like Halo rules and No game can beat halo

WOW I see people here saying the story is bad...don't wanna say too much but Halo has one of the greatest stories ever. If you don't think so, then you clearly don't know it...

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6 World of Warcraft

Way too overrated. Not fun at all. It feels and looks like a childish game. When I played the tutorial, I fell asleep at my computer. I tried to get into the game and just couldn't. I can't imagine dishing out tons of money for the constant expansions on top of the monthly fee. My friend's family lost their house due to paying for this game and in game items over their rent! - Lizardbitch

Mario Kart 8 Is Childish And People Like It, And I Don't Even Like World Of Warcraft - VideoGamefan5

Everything you do in this game doesn't feel fun, it feels like a task, like when your teacher gives you a worksheet, this game makes you do the same thing, get mad and say "fine I'll do it" there is no enjoyment in doing quests, it feels like a job. Not even free roaming in this game is fun, everything in this game gets boring after 10 minutes, and once I got off I never had the urge to play it again, and it's been like 10 years since then

yes overrated and boring game - livinglegend

This game is for losers. I watched the movie and it was AWFUL!

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7 Flappy Bird

This game is so stupid and overrated. The people that get angry at this game play it EVEN MORE! You might as well become an addict. Also this game ripped off all textures from Super Mario Bros. Hopefully there will be a lawsuit. - metaldude8

Everyone plays this stupid FREE game, they don't know what true gaming is.

This game is a boring slalom through Mario pipes, please add it.

The game that makes everyone Angry. - LeRoiDesSapins

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8 Halo 3

First let me just say that this website and all its petty lists are completely arbitrary. Second I am only writing this to defend what I believe to be one of the greatest games of the 7th console generation. This is going to be BIASED but I will try to add as many facts as I can.

Halo 3 came out in 2007, a year of fairly good games such as Bioshock 1, Portal 1 and Call of Duty 4. This was a time when consoles ruled the gaming world and PC was still fairly far behind in terms of player count (at least in North America) so I am only going to compare Halo 3 mostly to other console games of the time.

The first thing we will take into account is gameplay. Gun play was solid with lots of little details to master, movement was very basic but did bring back some classic things like grenade jumping, vehicles were extremely refined for the time although basic and lastly the inclusion of power-ups and tons of grenades added another layer of gameplay to master. This game had a ...more

Best halo EVER MADE, how can this even be on this list. It has a beautiful storyline and fun multiplayer.

Bub, overrated does NOT mean the same thing as bad, dumb, stupid, horrific, etc. - Money1208

I take back what I said on my other account(potbellypup2)the game is awesome for machinimas and multiplayer, but single player never really lived up to it, I just felt like it was too overrated for my likings. But there again, that's my thought. - PotBellyPup

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9 Final Fantasy VII

Why everyone runs head over heels over a this RPG with a rather plain story, all the while criticizing western RPGs for just that is beyond me. How can this mediocre game compare to Baldur's Gate, Planescape: Torment, KOTOR, Mass Effect or Dragon Age? It's plain nonsense. - afpabon

It's an okay game, but it hardly deserves all the praise it's gotten. The storyline is somewhat interesting, but the graphics are terrible, the gameplay rather boring, the main character is very unlikable and the villain has no personality or motive. I can't say I actually cared when Aerith died either, she was a pretty annoying character, in my opinion. There are so many other Final Fantasy games that are better, but for some reason they're always overshadowed by this one. I've never understood why.

Considering that I am barely playing the game, this game is very over-hyped because it was the first 3-D Final Fantasy game, limit breaks were added, 3-D cut scenes, 3-D games were a huge deal in the 90's, and that's all I have to say. I strongly disagree that this is the best game of all time. I played many rpgs and the rpgs I enjoy more are Kingdom Hearts, Chrono Trigger, and Phantasy star 4.

I'm a fan of the game, but I'm not surprised it's on here. First lets face it the graphics aren't the best anymore, they're old now. The storyline was ok but as a 6 year old gamer at the time it was hard to follow (AT THE TIME! ) but overall it's a nice game and a good addition to the series.

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10 Half-Life 2

Wait, hold on. This is here? The FPS of the century is on an overrated list? If anything, this game is underrated. Only true gamers agree with me. How can a 10/10 game be on this list? How can any Valve game be on this list? This is the game that improved on its predecessor which started a gaming revolution. This is the gaming version of the Last Supper painting. Whoever disagrees probably never had the chance to play it either because they were too into Barbie dolls or that their friends were having so much fun with the game and never gave them a chance to play. -

I didn't see how this game is overrated, because I enjoy every single minute of it, who say the story is the best? No one, who say the soundtrack is the best? No one too, then this stupid peoples commented how boring the game is and how overrated the game is. Half-Life 2 was just a regular game, gives us what is in game, there is no reason why game can be called "overrated", there could only be "good" or "bad", and the reviewer which is very talented in game says it is good, then it is good, you can't change their mind, but if you say the game is bad, the game is bad for you, and no one can change your mind, but for me, Half-Life 2 is perfect game not because of its story or songs, but any others more

The people that praise this game have no real argument for it being the "game of the decade". They say, you should have played it when it came out. Well first of all, the best game should be timeless and shouldn't ever feel boring or slow. Secondly, I thoroughly enjoyed the first game and it's counterparts, and I played that after the I played the second and expected it to be just as boring and dull, but it was actually really fun. The weapons were original and cool, they had more than 1 cool weapon unlike 2 with its "fantastic" weapon, the gravity gun which just ended up feeling like a gimmick. The game itself just felt as if it needed to show it's cool new engine rather than do anything else like make it not feel like a chore to play through where as the first actually had good gun play and decent story.

Half-life 3 confirmed

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The Newcomers

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Overrated, but addictive. - Knep

The Contenders

11 Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

What makes this game special is nothing but a grand illusion. Hundreds of repetitive quests where 90% of the time its you and you only killing an entire clan. And where most people do more than 85% of them. Because if you do, it is mostly an extremely unrewarding grind. As well as being high leveled means your character no longer resembles what you wanted them to be seeing skyrim is an RPG. You become the only character in the game who actually means something. No one else in the game does anything but walk around and talk, wearing the same ugly outfits, telling you to massacre a whole fort because they lost there pathetic iron sword. And it doesn't matter what armor or weapons you use, or what level, you will be no stronger or weaker than before, so there goes any challenge. Yet no one is a match compared to the mighty dragonborn: Talk about being overpowered feeling like an alien with strong armor on with strong weapons. Unlike anyone else having higher than steel. You're Leader of ...more

Honestly one of my favorite games no idea how it's on this list. Took me a year to get truly bored with nothing to do

The game obviously isn't perfect but no game is. The fact that this game is even on here shows how bull this list is. I mean the author is pretty much trying to say that every popular game is overrated.

This game has awful combat, bugs that crash my game, and a boring main story. Morrowind and Oblivion are better games.

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12 Undertale

This game is ridiculously overrated. I tried really hard to like it, but it was just impossible for me. I just couldn't get into the characters and I didn't like the game. Not to mention the cancerous fanbase that took over the internet and made me hate the game even more than I already did...

An "8 bit" game made in the same year as games like Fallout 4 and Metal Gear Solid 5. So you're probably thinking "So what? ". Well, people actually believed that this should have been game of the year! People actually believe that this forced humor 2deep4me tumblr game should have beaten out actual video games. - Mai_sentry

It is not better than:
Super Mario 64
Fallout 3
Super Mario World

Ocarina of Time
Yet it beat them in a poll. Sure it was one poll. Sure, Ocarina of Time wins every damn poll so I guess whatever, but still... Undertale wasn't revolutionary like the other games I mentioned. It may be great, but putting it above games that changed the industry can only mean that it is at least slightly overrated.

YES!
Here is my Undertale story:
One day, my 8 year old me was playing Animal Jam (I don't play it anymore) when I saw someone say "UNDERTALE ROLEPLAY MY DEN! ) I saw this at least 2 times a week until I saw the game for myself. I also figured out that so many other people loved the game! I saw a gameplay and HATED the game. I'm only there for the music. I also figured out if you say, "I hate Undertale" in a nice tone, the toxic fanbase attacks you! What even?! Worst part: The game tells you if you like games like Assassin's Creed (My first ever game, don't ask how I got into it please! ), you're a psycho! Oh, I'm sorry that I like games that are exciting! I totally feel bad now!
Yeah, I'm triggered.

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13 Kingdom Hearts

ARE YOU KIDDING ME? KINGDOM HEARTS WAS A GREAT GAME. HAD A GREAT STORY AND I don't GET HOW PEOPLE CAN HATE THIS

The amount of people who can't wrap their head around this is ridiculous. OVERRATED DOES NOT BAD. Most games that are overrated are good. That's why their so popular in the first place. Also, opinions. People are allowed to have them.

I played this on ps2 best game ever great storyline great graphics and epic characters

Kingdom Hearts is mediocre and the fanbase sucks worse than the game itself (most of you fans that I talked to can go fly a kite). Great characters? It's easy to assume that generic characters like in KH are awesome when you know so little characters from other games and Sora is a goofball, not to mention the other characters are stagnant throughout the game. Great story? More like boring. What also makes this game dull is the technical problems and gummi ship mini-game garbage. The side quests are hardly things that would make this game worthy of my time. All in all, it's nothing but a generic action rpg series that's meant to make Square (the worst game developer so far) money. - Sephilin

I hate anime so much! I hated when anime had a crossover with Disney! - Daviddv0601

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14 Grand Theft Auto IV

Is it a good game? Of course... Is it a 10/10 rated game? Absolutely not.

The game got an amazing graphics upgrade since Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, but San Andreas overcomes Grand Theft Auto 4 in everything else.

What you got first in Grand Theft Auto 4 is a lack of gameplay, the controls are bad and also when you drive car you feel like driving over ice. Most of missions are fun at first, but then they're all the same: You drive a car, get some guns, and shoot to kill people. While Grand Theft Auto San Andreas has a lot of dynamism in its missions eg: Swim underwater, get a boat, hope a board a ferry, get some guns, kill people with guns, and then run away from heli shooting you missiles.

Also, in Grand Theft Auto San Andreas there are lot of things you can explore, since forest to nowhere desert, Grand Theft Auto 4 is just a city, nothing more, nothing less.

In Grand Theft Auto San Andreas, you felt like you can do almost everything, and you do... ...more

Incredibly overrated. The style is utterly unappealing with muted colours and character models that look like they've been converted from the PS2 era. The story is a crock with characters I don't care for and no emotional attachment as a result. But mainly it's the gameplay that stinks the most. Loose driving controls that make you feel like you're on an ice rink, a mission structure which restarts the mission every time you lose (which can be particularly annoying when those missions are long), repetitive tasks, a dull open world environment that doesn't reward exploration, areas that are so dark it is hard to see and even worse, the gameplay has worsened from previous installments. Gone are the multiple creative weapons, the fun open world and everything else and in its place is a game which is a hollow shell of previous installments. The only reason this was rated so highly was because of brand name only. Thankfully Chinatown Wars (my favourite Grand Theft Auto game) and V came ...more - Mrveteran

Ok, I'll admit that the graphics, story, characters, and other things in the game are really great, but some of the things I felt where lacking were controls, gameplay, and the fun factor, rockstar made a bold move by striving for realism and although most people enjoyed this game because of that, I think it was a mistake, when looking around the city, it can be really nice, but one you've seen what there is needed to be seen, it doesn't really matter anymore and I think rockstar focused more on the visuals and story rather than the core mechanic of a video game, the gameplay, if I wanted a great story or beautiful graphics, I could always watch it on youtube, I always thought when creating a video game, it should always be gameplay as first priority and then story and graphics that revolve around that, not the other way around.

Worst Grand Theft Auto in the series so little content other than the main storyline and I find the main character (Niko) annoying!

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15 Grand Theft Auto V

The single player mode is somewhat decent but multiplayer is terrible because people hack to get money and kill you nonstop

Singleplayer has amazing actors and story. Everything on single player is such fun. Multiplayer, get killed for no reason, hackers, steals from you. Grand Theft Auto V is the worst ever game to play online. Also is it the best. NO! The greatest Grand Theft Auto game is Grand Theft Auto: SAN Andreas and people say that this is the best Grand Theft Auto of all time. But because of the multiplayer, this is the most overrated game of all time. Can't there be different types of servers you can choose from, basically let the sociopaths kill each other and let the normal people on a different, but that won't work either because of trollers. - EJ0602

This game should be number 1. People in online kill you for no reason, the story sucks fat dick, and the characters are terrible.

Why didn't they put multiplayer types like the one in Red Dead Redemption, I keep dying in Grand Theft Auto

Yup this is so overrated - vvmax

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16 Roblox

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.

Unprofessional game (because all games it's made by users not roblox itself) with a community that has never been good (scams, hackers, 10 years old idiots, clickbait game) (not just roblox, most community (including reality) has also never been good) and everything is expensive (like japan)! Other than that Roblox isn't too bad though. - IHateEverythingintheword1234

I agree. Minecraft is fun, but not Robitch. The games, graphics and music on Roblox suck chode. - Knep

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17 Pokemon Go

Honestly those people playing that don't know about Pokemon, THERE's NOTHING WRONG WITH THAT.

Nothing wrong with everyday people actually getting exercise having loads of fun and meeting people and socializing at the same time to distract from how bad life is.

I LOVE Pokemon, always have, but these entitled snobs making fun of people hopping on the trend getting mad because OTHER PEOPLE like this game, these guys all need to shut up.

Otherwise Pokemon Go, GREAT GAME.

Overrated as hell, everyone is walking around playing it, getting themselves killed due to hackers, and people are dumb enough to go into employees only rooms just to get a pokemon. - DCfnaf

This game is brainwashing people to roam around outdoors and catch some virtual Pokemon.

But that's a good thing it encourages grown ups and kids get some fresh air and exercise rather than sitting on their ass all day playing Call of Duty. - JThrill

This app causes death.

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18 Tetris

Tetris is synedochal with videogames, the purest most abstract distillation of eye-darting, finger-twitching, button-mashing action and a game that could only ever have been realised in digital form. Its simplicity and its psychological basis probably make it the most timeless game in existence.

But it is not the "ultimate" or even the "perfect" game: it evokes no memories and pushes no boundaries.

Tetris is only "perfect" because its design is so unambitious that it is virtually impossible to screw up.

There are plenty of games out there with all the virtues of Tetris, that also bring something new to the table, and they deserve at least some of the attention that Tetris has hogged over the years.

And that's why Tetris is (one of) the most overrated game(s) of all time. -

This game is so overrated, it's crazy. What is there about this game that is even somewhat gratifying? It didn't revolutionize the gaming industry in any way, that's for sure. It's not addicting - in fact, I can barely play this game for 10 minutes before getting bored out of my skull.

It would be one thing if the Tetris "franchise" had actually evolved over the years, but that's not the case. I don't know if it can even be considered a video game anymore, with all its appearances on iPods, the Internet, and even cell phones.

And yet, reviewers give high praise to this abused game. It ranked in the top ten in G4's "Top 100 Video Games of All Time" list. Many gaming communities rank Tetris very high up on their lists as well. Why? What is so good about this game? It's not revolutionary. It's not addicting. I don't understand. There is absolutely no reason that the game is treated the way it is.

I can't see how this is the greatest game of all time and to those who do think that I would like you to sit in a room and you have a choice of three games ocarina of time, super Mario bros 3, the last of us, halo 3, Grand Theft Auto 5, or tetris I don't think any of those people would choose tetris and the last time you probably played it was in a line at a store

This should be in the top 10 at least it's a game where you flip blocks around and that's it - christangrant

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19 TNA Impact!

If it's so overrated, then how come I've never heard of it? - TheRobertsFamily3

WWE games are better than TNA because they got better control skills and better storylines! Plus, I hate TNA Impact Wrestling!

Yeah, TNA is mostly trashy WWE rejects and ex-Superstars. WWE games are much better. - EliHbk

God damn this game. Was terrible. Why is Grand Theft Auto sa. On here

Never heard of it. Still too overrated. - bugger

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20 Super Mario Galaxy

Yeah, I know Super Mario 64 was 'the best game ver and the collets and blah blah blah', but that game is seriously more overrated than this. 64 did bring Mario to 3D, had decent music, and revolutionized, and it's nostalgic, but Super Mario Galaxy's graphics were ahead for a Wii game, not to mention a 2007 Wii game. It also had some of the best musical scores to any video game- instead of beeps, it was orchestrated symphonies. It also was such a unique game among other Mario games because it had depth, story, and atmosphere. I truly believe this game deserves as much praise as it gets.

How the heck is this overrated? It's one of the best games ever.

No, he knows what's it means. I don't think it's overrated either because it deserves the love it gets. - DCfnaf

Only a mario fanatic would say this game deserves much its praise. Of course, a mario fanatic would say that about any mario game.

Would you please explain what's wrong with the game instead of accusing everyone who likes it of being "Mario fanatics"? I love the game, and am not a Mario fanatic at all. In fact, I dislike him as a character. - Treacle

...I don't know how anyone can find this game overrated. This game is absolute magic - hell just listening to the soundtrack brings me tears of joy. Whereas The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time IS dated nowadays and gets way too much praise - far more than it deserves - this game DOES deserve the praise it gets because doesn't look a day old and is far more fun to play than OOT's overlong dungeon slogs. - PlanetDeadwing

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21 Madden 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.

I won't disagree, but Madden 13 was the first to run on the infinity engine, and going back you your point, no, nothing has really changed. - DH5435

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

22 Candy 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?

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?

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

I hat this game

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23 Slender: The Eight Pages

It's not scary and very predicted and dull. Shame on players. You can only have fear for first and ONLY FIRST time playing game. Also, even if you get all pages, you'll still die.

This game got the recognition it has because of the millions of videos that people put on youtube when playing this game. And when PewDiePie posted such videos, almost everyone started playing it. To be honest, I did try it myself to see if it was scary as many claimed to be. I was dissapointed. At least the sequel has more scary parts than this one.

As everything indie and in the "horror" category, this game spawned a plethora of youtubers faking their emotions and exagerating the "spookyness" (I'm looking at that cancerous trio of weirdos with dyed hair). And as always, their fanbase wanted to play what they were playing, and the internet got flooded with that "game" for as long as the hype lasted. Dull gameplay, lame story. Without these people, we wouldn't even know about this game.

I played this and I totally laughed! It's so not scary as everyone says it is.

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24 Pokemon Red

This game is proof that gamers today think that nostalgia and innovation are the only important things in a game. And for a game that is constantly referred to as the best Pokemon game ever made, it's Nithing special. However, this game isn't entirely bad. It kickstarted one of the most famous franchises in history (along with Pokemon Blue), its soundtrack is catchy and is still being remixed today, and it can be fun to find glitches like the level 100 mew glitch. But is it that good? Not really. It's about as fun as mashing the A button. THERE IS NO STRATEGY WHATSOEVER. Nothing to make your Pokemon unique, and no way to change its stats (other than the expensive vitamins). IT'S THE SAME THING EVERY TIME! I'd rather stick my head up a Garbodor's ass than hear one more word about Charizard or Mewtwo.

These people need to learn to tell nostalgia from reality. Pokemon Red is not a good game. Physic types are so overpowered, the stats are terrible, the sprites look bad.

AND THIS GAME IS THE REASON WHY THERE ARE SO MANY CHARIZARD FANBOYS THAT NEVER SHUT UP!

Nothing really wrong with these games on their own, but if it weren't for the newer games Pokemon would probably be the shallow, boring thing people think it is. Newer gens had better graphics, more Pokemon species so you get more of a choice, aspects like breeding, EV training, held items and new moves to give the game an insanely deep meta...and all you see is people complaining about how the new designs are bad. Each generation has well liked Pokemon and less popular ones, we get it, you don't have to love them all but they're all there no matter what and it can't be changed.

I mean it’s an alright game. I enjoyed playing it and the soundtrack is good. But a lot of the features are completely broken (Special stat, psychic types, critical hits). - AllTheNamesAreTaken

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25 Mario Kart 8

Classic Sonic characters > Princess Peach's alternative selves (yeah, I said it).

This Game Is So Bad, It's So Overrated It Makes Call Of Duty Look Underrated, But At Least Call Of Duty Doesn't Have A Stupid Pink Gold Princess Waste And Baby Space Peach, - VideoGamefan5

I know! Because you don't even talk about the gameplay, graphics, controls, Grand Prix, battle mode, items, tracks, etc. You just talk about the character roster. Why is that completely stupid? Well, your favorite characters are in the roster, so WHY DO YOU CARE? - DCfnaf

Call of Penis

26 Final 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

Great main story. Great characters. Phenomenal soundtrack. But very, very boring if you're a completionist. Dodging lightning 200x to get a prize is something more fitting for Atari games.

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27 The Sims

Why is this on here this series is amazing. Sims 1 is great, Sims 2 was a huge step up, Sims 3 is the best of the series, and Sims 4...is a huge step DOWN. But the rest (especially TS3)? AMAZING! There are no goals to the gameplay, the game doesn't end, and it's not about shooting enemies (that gets boring really fast). Sims for the win!

It's a life simulator. It can't get better.

There's just one thing I have against, and it's a big one. YOU CAN LITERALLY CAN DO THE THINGS YOUR DOING ON THE SIMS IN REAL LIFE! How did this series get so popular? It can't be let's players because this was way before that. Please, someone tell me. - PinataonSugar

It should not be here it's one of the best simulations games in the world
sims 1: nostalgia
sims 2 :the best in the series
sims 3 :very good
sims 4 :ok

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28 Shovel Knight

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

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

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

I think just by knowing the amount of positive comments on this candidate, you can definitely tell

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29 Five Nights at Freddy's 2

The worst game case picture I ever saw.

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

A mediocre, luck based game.

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30 Call of Duty: Black Ops

This game is so overrated, it makes Mario look underrated

Everyone somehow loves this game but I can't get into it. Every time I go in my family room somebody is playing it. This game makes me want to break my PS3.

Okami, Star Fox 64, Sonic Generations, and Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze are better and are my 4 favorite games of all time

I'm usually a Call of Duty fan ( not the mean ones) but honestly I never seemed to enjoy bo1

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31 Super Smash Bros Melee

Cancerous competitive fanbase.

Really good game but a bad fanbase of nostalgiafreaks ruins it.

This game is my childhood, however I think it's overrated

The most overrated fighting game of all time. The fanboys of this game made me like the SSB franchise less than I used to. Besides, SSB4 and Brawl are better. - PerfectImpulseX

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32 Fortnite

Every human being in my school says this is the best game ever. I have played it and it is average at best. I think I'm missing something, but I'm not sure. I would rather play Go Fish with my little sister that doesn't know how to play Go Fish.

I really don't care how much dislikes this post gets, but this game looks horrible. Honestly, I like my shooter games where my kit is in front of me and I can use it, but in Fortnite you have to find those, which is basically a race to be the best and also the mechanics in this game are just mediocre...also this dumb game is taking over YT so you can't say that this is NOT overrated. - tacoperson

Mediocre free to play multiplayer game, with a bad fanbase, tired of hearing about this crap - christangrant

It seems like people only love the violent games. And this went up fast. Ugh...

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33 Super 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.

It didn't save the videogame world, there are more locations to the map other than america. Infact europe was pretty much a PC master race in that time. What it did do was create the platforming genre, but lets not make this game seem more important than it already is.

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34 Clash of Clans

I'm so mad at my friends, they just sit on their tablets and play this all day - Harri666

I'm glad this was on the list. All my friends at one point all played this, even one that didn't even like video games. I played it for about 10 minutes and nearly died of boredom

Every kid I know who own tablets or android phones plays or played this game. I've tried it once and got bored real quickly. Android games are just boring in general, just like Angry Birds.

This game is an awful stain on RT strategy games.

Stronghold HD > This piece of garbage

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35 Devil May Cry

I know that this THE game that influenced most hack and slashes of today... But that does not mean that it the most "perfect" hack n slash to ever exist... I think I would understand if the people like this franchise because the people like the gameplay and the coolness and style that the characters provide... But I don't understand why there are people who are emotionally attached to the game's story. I am sorry to say, but this is one of the laziest writing I have ever seen in my entire life! They did put effort on the gameplay but not the story! Not the characters! I don't care, if the game is supposed to be "cool" and "stylish" at least make the effort to write a good story and create well written characters! My first and most important complaint are the characters! Dante for an example! Why are there people emotionally attached to this guy? He isn't well written! Yes he is indeed a badass and cool but coolness does not even define a well written ...more

The way you can save anytime but still have have to start from the mission's beginning is counter-productive and a total waste of time. Also it spontaneously becomes hard out of nowhere. You must run around randomly to re-collect thing(such as the lion-stone thing) every time you die. Also how sometimes there is enemies to fight that sometimes respawn when you come back and sometimes they don't. The camera controls are horrible because there are NONE! Therefore when you try to come up behind an enemy all of a sudden the camera rotates and all you see is a wall and you get hit. I am happy I only paid $3.00 for the game so when I snapp it in half out of frustration I won't feel bad for throwing away money. PS to the smarty pants out there that think whenever someone has trouble with a game they're stupid-not the case! Games should be challenging and fun not repetitive and lame.

It's a pretty cool game, I never seen anyone call it the best hack and slash ever, DMC 3 is superior in my opinion

WHO PUT THIS HERE?! - bigredcat

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36 God 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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37 Plants vs Zombies

People need to stop putting underrated games in this list

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

Best game ever. So much better than that overrated piece of garbage Clash of Cloons.

For mobile "gamer" babies

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38 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

I think this game is VERY overrated because people think it's the darkest video game to be created.

Dark ≠ good. Least favorite 3D Zelda. Still great though, but not the best like everyone says.

Pretty much every Zelda game except the cdi games are overrated

Overrated, no. Underrated, yes. I don't claim it to be the darkest game ever, like dimwit below me. But it's the darkest Zelda game ever, which is a nice highlight in the franchise.

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39 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

I wouldn't go as far as saying it's awful, because I still find it a lot of fun and I like all the added features, particularly the Spec Ops mode. However, it isn't as good as its predecessor, mainly because it doesn't feel as fresh gameplay wise. Meanwhile, it is a little cheaper in its difficulty and the online play is not as fun as the original, but still good. Great game, but maybe a little overrated. - Mrveteran

Waay overrated. God, in my fave games ever list, this wouldn't be in the top 100. There are just way more better games that haven't been given enough credit. Jak and daxter, Modnation racers, infamous... Things like this are LOADS better than Call of Duty because they're different. Oh, the new Call of Duty! Oh. Online, same crud. Campaign, same crud. Ideas, old, same crud. Yawn. Will it ever die?

if it werent for everyone else playing and unlockables, no one would play it. And people say halo hasnt changed? look at the transition between cod4 to black ops. Same game with different guns

In terms of Call of Duty games, MW2 was one of the greatest. While it may not have the most balanced multiplayer, it still holds up today. Great campaign as well.

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40 Overwatch

It's having way too much attention as if it was something new to the gaming industry. TF2's gameplay is similar and it's FREE. I only like the attitude of some characters of the game, like the gorilla and the girl with the british accent. But the gameplay is nothing new to people who have already played this type of game. However, it's on consoles so people who can't play or own a PC will just take advantage and buy it.

This game can be fun especially with friends, but the gameplay starts to get stale even if you are using different heroes. Overwatch did NOT deserve the 2016 Game of the Year Award. It also has a pretty bad fan base.

This game gets stale so fast, and only has the content of a free to play game. Ugh, who the hell spends $70 for this game anymore?

Thanks for ruining TF2.

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41 Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic 2 and 3 were definitely better. It improved every flaw that Sonic 1 had and gave much more sense of speed. I still don't understand why people say the first Sonic is the best one. Sure it debuted one of the most iconic images on video game industry, but it doesn't mean it's the best one of the franchise.

Someone said sonic revolutionize video games, no he didn't he was just made to rival nintendo's mario, and what happened, they lost, they always rush their games, so they make it look like nintendo stole there ideas

Whoever said they hate Sonic and it should be no. 1, this is for overrated games, not horrible games. And I'm willing to bet money your just another Mario lover and Sonic hater or a Call of Duty/ Grand Theft Auto fanboy. So shut up :l

Pointless insult, pulling the 'if you dislike this then you are that' card, providing no insight, copying something at least 100 people have said. This shouldn't have any likes because it is not only a bad post but it doesn't even add anything. - HiBye

The most overrated platformer of all time

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42 The 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.

Was supposed to be one of the most "realistic" games ever but forgot to include friendly fire, causing me to actually DIE at one point late in the game when I decided to make an attempt to actually play fair and not blatantly exploit the game's UN-realism by shooting my flipping FLAMETHROWER right through Ellie in order to dislodge a Clicker from her, enough said - xandermartin98

yawn

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43 Conker'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.

Conker games are amazing!
Don't hate on it!

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44 Guitar 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

I'm tired of these guitar elitists that are always like "Play a real guitar hurr durr." So because someone is good at A VIDEO GAME, it is null and void because they don't play a real instrument. If someone wants to play a game because it is fun, then let them. Stop being that guy who just hates on these things for no reason other than the fact that it isn't a real instrument. Same thing for the other instruments like drums. - HiBye

If you play a game that consist of a plastic guitar with 5 buttons, fine. Good for you. But if you think that playing a plastic guitar with 5 buttons makes you as talented as a guy who can play on a full, 22 fret 6 string guitar, then get the hell out of my sight.

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45 Earthbound

Good game yes best rpg ever no! -

This game is great. It's not overrated at all. Anyone who thinks it's overrated probably are undertale fans

Earthbound is a great game and it's so underrated. only a dummy thinks it's overrated

No no no this I underrated - vvmax

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46 Tomb 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

Man I hate it

47 Assassin'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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48 Team Fortress 2

What... TF2 is extremely underrated...

Maybe it's a little bit overrated but it's still the best multiplayer FPS of all time.

This shouldn't be here its fun - ikerevievs

This game may be a tad bit overrated

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49 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Don't listen to this, the Uncharted series is one of the best series of all time. Anyone who voted for this is just jealous that this fabulous game series could not come to their console of choice, because this is PlayStation exclusive.

It's not that people were jealous of this not coming to their console of choice. This game was absolutely incredible, I'll admit, but there are MANY exclusives for other platforms that are way better than this game. Uncharted 2 was absolutely incredible, but it is a tad overrated. - TheMusicNerd

For 2009 this game was revolutionary so to the idiot XBOX people who vote for this play the game. It's graphics and gameplay are amazing even for the year I'm posting this 2016 so you are an idiot if you say it is overrated.

I prefer Uncharted 3 for multiplayer. But Uncharted 2 had the best story in my opinion.

This game is a system seller because of it's story alone. you have seen most of the gameplay before, and if you only play games SOLELY for gameplay, then you might think it is overrated. If not, play it and be prepared for an immersive story.

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50 Club Penguin

Overrated. It's not as good as it used to be! Disney is making all the club penguin players look like idiots by putting "shake it up" on there! It's becoming a childish game. I'm quitting for sure. Disney just wants money! Don't get membership!

I used to play Club Penguin, it got so boring. Definitely not as good as it was. The last decent thing in there was the Marvel Super Hero Takeover! Which was alright.

I played it from about 4-7 but it wouldn't accept it when I tried to log in, I agree completely that Disney ruined it, and I only joined because it was 2008 and it was great then, however now all these dumb events and stuff have ruined it, and it's just bad now.

Thank land that they shut it down. - PerfectImpulseX

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