Games that surprised you! (can be good or bad)

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    Re: Games that surprised you! (can be good or bad)

    Post by Tolvo on Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:36 am

    Oh no, as I said nothing announced. I just think it would be a neat idea, I really love Nintendo and what they always manage. I just think the possibilities with that controler as a standard could provide for some fun games, till Playstation Move-U comes out that is.

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    Re: Games that surprised you! (can be good or bad)

    Post by RNsunbro on Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:04 am

    Good: Dark Souls/ Demon's Souls, Bayonetta and Nier

    Bad: Skyrim, Oblivion, and Batman: Arkham City
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    Re: Games that surprised you! (can be good or bad)

    Post by Mr. Tart on Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:41 pm

    Skyrim: While i knew this game had to be good i just couldn't imagine the awesomeness that was Skyrim. Love it.

    Dark Souls: Although i was uncertain at first, the only thing that got to me was the fact that there were Scythes. Seriously, that was the only thing. But when i found out there weren't too many of them, my interest instantly vanished. To cut things short, me and a friend went to a game store, saw it, felt like 'wth why not? Shrug '' bought it, loved it. Although i NEVER use

    Brink: I was really hyped for this game, the trailer looked awesome, the gameplay vids released, everything looked was nothing like i expected it to be. I do still play it at times, it's just not what i expected though.

    Soulcalibur 5: One of the first game series i started playing(not the first, just one of the first). I was kind of disappointed with the 4th installment to begin with, but even then, i was really looking forward to everything, but, yeah. Just like Brink i still pay it. Look Skyward

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    Re: Games that surprised you! (can be good or bad)

    Post by Forum Pirate on Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:40 pm

    Oh right Bad: bioshock/2 I'd only heard good things about it but it not only failed to scare me or creep me out, it failed entirely to hold my interest. Seriously, I really expected to love the games, it just didn't happen.

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    Re: Games that surprised you! (can be good or bad)

    Post by GrinTwist on Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:43 pm

    Dark Souls: After killing my interest completely in fps's for a while I was searching for a few good rpgs with characters that can be customized I can say that the gameplay dragged me in much more than the customization options on the character. (Besides half the time I'm undead it doesn't matter)

    Super Mario Sunshine: First Mario game I had ever played and holy crap I put more hours into this than I did into any other game at the time. 200 hours of playing later I discovered Zelda and my love for rpgs rocketed.

    Call of Duty 3: I had originally got into call of duty through the first modern warfare, but when it got to the 2nd one I gave up on the series. (Funny thing is I still play mw2)A year later I came across Call of Duty 3 and the Big Red One and I loved them more than any of the others I played.

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    Re: Games that surprised you! (can be good or bad)

    Post by skarekrow13 on Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:51 am

    First the bad:
    Final Fantasy 8 when it first came out. After playing 7 and loving the materia setup and hunting weapons I couldn't get used to switching parties between the main and sub plot ones. Felt the story lacked the tragic aspect that made me love 7.

    The good:
    Final Fantasy 8 a couple years ago when I installed an emulator on my vaio and decided to play 7 through 9 again. With a more mature and objective mindset I felt Cloud was cliche and unpolished. The love interest not fully developed and dare I say, Sephiroth wasn't very original. 8 on the other hand was much more complete in character development, story arc, love interest and overall atmosphere. The gameplay I had lamented wasn't much like 7 I now thought was superior. The turn based I was used to with a hint of skill based timing to put a little pep in. So I will take the controversial stance and say 8 is way better than 7 after all.

    Another good surprise was Vagrant Story. So good I'm still sad there was never more

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