Top 10 Surprisingly Good Video Games Treated as Laughing Stocks of Their Franchises


The Top Ten

1 Shadow the Hedgehog

Thank you for recognising this game as the underrated gem that it is. Whilst I'll admit the story hasn't held up spectacularly well the gameplay and sheer fun factor to be had more than makes up for it. - SuperSonic17

2 Metroid: Other M
3 Super Smash Bros. Brawl

This is the worst fighting game? I not want it for the worst! this is one of the games so bad it's good!

4 Crash Twinsanity

This was a fun game. I had it as a kid and enjoyed it quite well. - cjWriter1997

5 PaRappa the Rapper 2
6 Paper Mario: Color Splash
7 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

People hate Skyward Sword? I mean it definitely isn't the best Zelda but it's still good. - cjWriter1997

8 Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

Thank you for realizing what an underrated gem this game is.

9 Bioshock 2
10 Castlevania Judgment

The Newcomers

? Resident Evil 6

The Contenders

11 Donkey Konga
12 Mortal Kombat 4
13 Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
14 Kirby's Epic Yarn
15 Prince of Persia: Warrior Within
16 Undertale

It really isn't a franchise since there is only one game. - cjWriter1997

17 Mega Man 8
18 Super Paper Mario

Extremely overhated and this was a great game. - iliekpiez

19 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
20 Halo 4
21 Wario Land: Shake It!
22 Fallout 4
23 Luigi's Mansion
24 Um Jammer Lammy
25 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
26 Devil May Cry 2
27 Castlevania 2: Simon's Quest
28 Sonic Heroes
29 Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time
30 Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
31 Super Smash Bros. 4
32 Super Mario Bros. 2
33 Mega Man 7
34 Sonic Unleashed
35 Pokemon Snap
36 Metroid Prime Hunters
37 Batman: Arkham Origins
38 Metroid Prime: Federation Force
39 Daxter
40 Secret Agent Clank
41 James Bond 007: GoldenEye
42 Super Princess Peach
43 Paper Mario: Sticker Star
44 Hotel Mario
45 Metroid Prime Pinball
46 Yoshi's Story
47 The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
48 Crash: Mind Over Mutant
49 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
50 Mario Kart 8
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Top Remixes

1. Shadow the Hedgehog
2. Crash Twinsanity
3. PaRappa the Rapper 2
1. Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
2. Bioshock 2
3. Castlevania Judgment
1. Metroid: Other M
2. Shadow the Hedgehog
3. Super Smash Bros. Brawl


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