Most Underrated Sixth Generation Video Games

The sixth generation of video games is one of my favorites. This withholds the Xbox, PS2 and Gamecube games, as well as the Gameboy Advance games.
Here is what I think are the most underrated sixth generation video games.

The Top Ten

1 TimeSplitters 2

My personal favorite fps. Halo Reach was also really really good, but TimeSplitters man, you can't go wrong with timesplitters. awesome soundtrack, great multiplayer, and extremely underrated. Although if I could pick a game you should start with, it would be TimeSplitters: Future Perfect

Fantastic fps with a lot of content and good gameplay. This game even let's you have the ability to use the MapMaker to make your own levels. How cool is that? - cjWriter1997

Featured. COol. - Skullkid755

The BEST FPS ever made - NvGNick

2 SpongeBob SquarePants: The Battle for Bikini Bottom

Oh, Bikini Bottom,: We pledge our hearts to you. As faithful, as deep, as true, as blue! Bikini Bottom, we love you! - Synchronocity

Visually speaking it's not the prettiest game, but it makes up for it with fun game play elements.

It's not one of the best, but it clearly is an underrated game - styLIShT

Wow, a spongebob game. - Not_A_Weeaboo

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3 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Warrior Within and Two Towers overshadow this one. The combat is simpler, as well as the parkour which makes the game more fluid and less complicated at times. - cjWriter1997

4 Onimusha 3: Demon Siege

A very cinematic, story driven game that was a pretty big deal back then, having quite the cast of actors. Although now it's seen more as a cult classic. - cjWriter1997

5 Ape Escape 3

Ratchet & Clank and Jak and Daxter are the most memorable of the PS2 3D platformers but let's not forget this gem which even has it's own Metal Gear Solid spoof mini-game. - cjWriter1997

It's kinda sad that the only reason they know this game is because of the Metal Gear Solid.

Not saying that I'm not glad they're in there. - Not_A_Weeaboo

6 Mega Man Battle Network 3

The entire Battle Network series could be on this list. Lately it's been growing more of a cult following which is good because these games were pretty underrated during the age of GBA. - cjWriter1997

7 Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil

Similar to Ape Escape 3, not really as remembered as other platformers from the PS2 days. - cjWriter1997

Love this game, even more than the first one in my opinion.
Maze of Memories is a simply outstanding level. - SuperSonic17

8 Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation vs. Zeon
9 Metroid Prime 2: Echoes

The first game is widely regarded as one of the best Gamecube games of all-time. But let's not forget about it's just as good sequel (some may argue even better) - cjWriter1997

The fact that I gave it a 9.6/10 review score notwithstanding - xandermartin98

10 Kinetica

The Contenders

11 War of the Monsters

This Game was AWESOME!

12 Backyard Baseball (2005)

Remember this series? They used to be a favorite among the PC games of the time. Did you know there was a PS2 version of the series? And it's honestly pretty good. Still has the charm and overall is a solid sports game. - cjWriter1997

13 Psychonauts
14 Rumble Roses
15 Star Fox Assault

I'm not sure why Star Fox fans are so hostile towards this game, especially as a lot of them defend Star Fox Adventures, but treat this game like the black sheep of the series. Honestly after Lylat Wars I'd consider this the next best game in the series.
The arwing controls were excellent, the on foot missions made for a nice change of pace, the orchestrated soundtrack was brilliant, and the storytelling was a lot more ambitious than it's predecessors. - SuperSonic17

16 Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram

The most underrated game for the SEGA Dreamcast - PerfectImpulseX

17 Luigi's Mansion

How can a game that gets a remake on multiple systems be underrated? - RobertWisdom

18 Crash Nitro Kart
19 Unreal Championship 2 the Liandri Conflict
20 Tony Hawk's American Wasteland

Everyone knows the Pro Skaters. The Underground games are remembered fairly well as well. American Wasteland is probably the least remembered, although it features the most content wise. It is probably the last great Tony Hawk game. (Project 8 was fine but lacked a lot and just doesn't hold a candle to it's predecessors) - cjWriter1997

21 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Loved this game as a kid

22 Drill Dozer

It was made bye game freak.

23 Piglet's Big Game

Compared to Clifford's Really Big Movie and in general, Piglet's Big Movie (as a whole) is underrated as sin, like The Rescuers Down Under, Rosalina from Mario, anti-sexism, Demi Lovato, SegaSonic the Hedgehog, Big Hero 6 and so forth.

The amount of detail put into this game is very impressive.

The PS2/Gamecube version, not the Gameboy version.

24 Kirby Air Ride
25 SSX on Tour
26 Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy
27 Crash Twinsanity
28 Burnout 3: Takedown

Also one of the best racing games. Very complete and holds a place in our heart for a lot of us gamers when we were young.

29 Fusion Frenzy
30 Billy Hatcher & the Giant Egg
31 Advance Wars
32 Shrek (Xbox)

Shrek is love, but this Shrek isn't life in video game form. - htoutlaws2012

33 Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (Gba)
34 Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Battle Assault
35 Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge

The most underrated Mega Man game of all time - PerfectImpulseX

36 Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO
37 Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
38 Super Monkey Ball

How dare you act like the 2000s Super Monkey Ball games are nowhere near underrated. They have a LOT more power in many ways such as their presentation and level designs.

39 Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex
40 Shrek 2
41 Silent Hunter 1
42 Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver 2
43 Parappa the Rapper 2
44 Persona 4
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Top Remixes

1. TimeSplitters 2
2. Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation vs. Zeon
3. SpongeBob SquarePants: The Battle for Bikini Bottom
1. TimeSplitters 2
2. Onimusha 3: Demon Siege
3. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time


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