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
I do play this game it's the best out of the Call of Duty fanchise in my opinion. I love the different exo mechanics. However saying it's my favorite doesn't make it under hyped. Everyone talked about this game at it's time of release Simply for the publicity it was getting. Again really fun game for me and I know not everyone loved it but it was still too over hyped
Way too frequent releases, mediocre graphics, no single play or cooperative aspect worth talking about. Boring enemies. OVERRATED
Why would clash of clans be overhyped that game is addicting this is the overhyped game, it's the same game every year
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 -
Fortnite was good on launch but was taken over by children too young to play or adults who need to pick a better game and has such become overrated
Fun, but overrated. The fan base is more toxic than a nuclear fallout. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez
Would you rather be disintegrated in a nuclear explosion or play a harmless game? - TriggerTrashKid
I seriously don't get how people like this game to be honest. - MasterCreepy
Just sad how everyone is addicted to this game
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
I believe that if you would like to play soccer, go play it outdoors.
Shame thing every year - iliekpiez
Same thing every year - BritishGoat
This franchise is not overhyped. Everyone finally realized that the game was using the same gameplay mechanics. - Nayan2003
At least it has storyline
Come on guys, the fastest selling game ever in Grand Theft Auto V, now that game is overrated and overhyped.
Boooring! useless waste of time - Knoxx
All you do is tap a screen -
One word - PEWDIEPIE - Nayan2003
There's more than one flappy bird 🐦 game?
Flappy Bird, Flappy Bird Family... - noo7na7
Best game of all time my dick. The best games ever are Grand Theft Auto 5, Red Dead Redemption, and any Halo game (except Halo 5.)
I feel really intimidated by the fanbase and the huge timeline of games (what game is where, which Link is in the same time period? It's confusing...). There was a time when the whole format of the games was just being chucked up again until we got BoTW.
I think many fans put this series as "the best" probably due to nostalgia? I don't know. Also side quests in 3d Zelda games can be annoying sometimes.
But if the game used the same formula for multiple games, I hope the next game isn't some semi-carbon copy of BoTW.
I actually agree, why is this on the list. - Nayan2003
Majora's mask was great, Ocarina of time, and the original were. Zelda 2, was is the worst, and every other one was mediocre to bad.
Call of Duty: *Changes setting, Story, Maps, Weapons, and graphics every new game*
People: SUCKS! THE SAME THING AS LAST YEAR!
Mario: *Same story and plot*
People: SO AWESOME! - B1ueNew
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
You know what if it weren't for mario there werent be call of duty
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?
Good game. Overrated, though. Still a less toxic fan base than 4tnite mobile. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez
This is actually a good game, the social aspects are integrated very well. - Nayan2003
It’s so repetitive year in and year out. Almost as bad as FIFA - Randomator
What the hell is EarthBound doing on this list? I am sure 90% of the users didn't even played it. - LaoShan
This is not over hyped it hasn't had a game in forever
I'm pissed we didn't get mother 3 still. Release it outside of Japan
I played Earthbound on the snes recently and I believe it is a little over praised. - Alapisboy
It's a great series, but It's incredibly overhyped.
If a new game comes out, there's probably going to be at least one video of a grown man crying while reacting to the reveal trailer. - Marxcute19
Because it's awesome! A lot of us are already deciding which characters we think should be in the next game!
This Needs To Be Number One - VideoGamefan5
This should be at the top. - DaisyandRosalina
I know this will be controversial but I think that Mario Party was never good, not even on the N64. - myusernameisthis
2018: Mario Party 11 is released.
2020 somewhere: Mario Party 12 will rock the series. - WorldPuncher47592834
Gosh, This Series Is Overpraised, It's THE SAME THING OVER AND OVER AGAIN! - VideoGamefan5
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.
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 3 god *nostalgic seizure* that hype
It sucks nobody liked this exepht hardcore shooter fans -
When Bungie left to go make Destiny, Halo was doomed :(
Um no comments? - Aey
WHAT THIS IS AN OUTRAGE
Stupid to the max
So Ovehyped, Just A Repetitive Pile Of Junk - VideoGamefan5
Dumb - Fat_Turtle_Gamez
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 -
Very broken get a spychic type and you win -
That was just the first generation, Psychic is a pretty poor type nowadays. - KalloFox34
The two games are quite decent. But the FANBASE? Noipe (that typo was intended).
Crappy overrated pile of garbage.
Most. Overrated. Game. Ever! And it's not even that good.
It's great but overrated - Pokemonfan10
What is this game? - Nayan2003
THIS GAME IS UNDERHYPED! What is this list? Cave Story is general is underrated.
The fanbase is filled with perverts and 8-year-olds. And the game itself is incredibly boring. - KalloFox34
Horrid pile of garbage. The only thing worse than the game is the fan base. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez
Should be way higher than this. It's got so much hype and so much aggravating stuff. - DCfnaf
Way to many people like this its took over the world
I'm a furry, and the only reason that I like this game is because of the furry characters, besides that well, at least star fox 64, I'm not suer of the other titles he's in, but star fox 64 WAS HORRID. I mean... flying a plane around? You don't even get to really use the BA characters, maybe if there is a game where you can play as the characters I might like it but from what I've played isn't too good.
He's a BA smash Bros character though. - MoldySock
Not the best in the series -
Sonic is my favorite video game franchise because he is fast and the best games
The franchise is decreasing slowly, so this shouldn't even be on the list. - MasterCreepy
Which game though
He's a blue spiky thing.
We need less of him and more of Lammy, honestly - xandermartin98
Its actualy underrated - vela-nova
Okay, why the hell is this on the list? There are 3 games, and it was a cult classic the first game. People who love these games will be excited. Not everyone loves these games. How is this overhyped?
Terraria is one of the best games that I have ever played. REALLY fun. One of the best adventures I have had on my console. - Fat_Turtle_Gamez
What... WHY IS THIS ON THE LIST!?
Terraria is very hidden! Really great game. - MasterCreepy
This game shouldn't be on here, this isn't too hyped because of being exclusive to one console - Nayan2003
The series is epic but... how many pepole play this?