Post a game you hate. Now compliment it.

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  • DrStrangelove 7 Oct 2013 20:54:39 4,670 posts
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    Inspired by the equally-named thread in another forum, but I think it was a very interesting thread.

    Title says it all, really. Name a game you hate and openly acknowledge why it's actually great.

    I shall contribute my own, but you first.
  • Syrette 7 Oct 2013 20:58:29 44,274 posts
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    Can we do this about forumites instead?

  • oceanmotion 7 Oct 2013 20:59:41 16,129 posts
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    DOA Xtreme Beach Vollyball.

    Boob physics, swimsuits, audio that works just as well for porn.
  • DrStrangelove 7 Oct 2013 21:02:32 4,670 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
    Can we do this about forumites instead?
    If it is about me, well, of course yes.
  • Trowel 7 Oct 2013 21:03:19 18,072 posts
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    ICO.

    If someone walks in on you trying not to fall asleep playing it, at least they'll think you're dead arty and hip.
  • swede 7 Oct 2013 21:10:24 400 posts
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    Lemmings. It was one of the first games that attracted 'the non-gamers' (dads, and bosses in the their offices)

    I hated the shit out of it though
  • Doomspoon 7 Oct 2013 21:12:28 2,518 posts
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    Super Smash Bros on the'Cube. Er, it looked quite nice in places.
  • CharlieStCloud 7 Oct 2013 21:15:00 5,530 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
    Can we do this about forumites instead?
    It is me, isn't it?

    : (
  • Bremenacht 7 Oct 2013 21:18:09 19,665 posts
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    Halo.

    Idiots love it.
  • spamdangled 7 Oct 2013 21:20:39 27,485 posts
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    Call of Duty.

    It does a good job of being the gaming equivalent of care in the community.

    3DS: 4055-2781-2855 Xbox: spamdangled PSN: dark_morgan Wii U: Spamdangle Steam: spamdangled

  • elstoof 7 Oct 2013 21:21:41 8,324 posts
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    Tiddlywinks.

    You can con sweet machines into thinking they're real money.
  • DrStrangelove 7 Oct 2013 21:25:25 4,670 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:
    Call of Duty.

    It does a good job of being the gaming equivalent of care in the community.
    I think CoD does a pretty good job at being cinematic. I don't like that, but it does it pretty well, I think.
  • Tonka 7 Oct 2013 21:27:06 21,360 posts
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    FFXII
    it looks and sounds great.

    If you can read this you really need to fiddle with your forum settings.

  • Stan546 7 Oct 2013 21:31:31 259 posts
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    Call of duty

    Does actually have a really fun multilayer. But lack of dedicated servers and failure to update the engine let it go stale.

    Easily fixable things to make it great again.

    Please help me mods? Stop ignoring me?

  • oceanmotion 7 Oct 2013 21:32:06 16,129 posts
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    Gears of War

    Graphics, bromance, chainsaw thingy, gore. 3rd person shooting done reasonably well.

    Ugh

    Alan Wake

    Barry.
  • DrStrangelove 7 Oct 2013 21:41:34 4,670 posts
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    Hotline Miami.

    I hate it, I had no fun playing it. Doing the same sequence a hundred times because I didn't get the 1/100 second right to click, fucking shit game really.

    But I love the style, I love the music... such a shame the game is so pants.
  • Deleted user 7 October 2013 21:48:46
    Call of Duty

    Better than colorectal cancer
  • prawnking1980 7 Oct 2013 21:50:34 5,250 posts
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    Metal gear solid.

    Mmm.. he smokes
  • DrStrangelove 7 Oct 2013 21:50:53 4,670 posts
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    espibara wrote:
    Call of Duty

    Better than colorectal cancer
    I think that's a bold claim
  • Mr-Brett 7 Oct 2013 22:06:25 12,897 posts
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    Wow, everyone is really bad at this :)

    Level 37 Social Justice Warrior

  • Deleted user 7 October 2013 22:11:29
    DrStrangelove wrote:
    Hotline Miami.

    I hate it, I had no fun playing it. Doing the same sequence a hundred times because I didn't get the 1/100 second right to click, fucking shit game really.

    But I love the style, I love the music... such a shame the game is so pants.
    Curiously, I'm the exact inverse of this. I love the gameplay in itself, how it's much more of a puzzle game than a mindless action game, but the style makes me feel horribly unclean afterwards.
  • beastmaster 7 Oct 2013 22:12:36 12,014 posts
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    Knight Rider (C64).

    The box-art give us the full Hoffage.

    The Resident Evil films. I'm one of the reasons they keep making them.

  • Deleted user 7 October 2013 22:30:13
    Trials HD.

    I have a sordid history with this bugger.

    For the first month, I loathed it.

    After 6 months I accepted it.

    After 12 months I rule it.

    Monty Mole and Leaderboard Golf can go do one, Trials is my number 1 bugbear.
  • onestepfromlost 7 Oct 2013 22:32:50 2,117 posts
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    Do not speak bad of Monty mole!
  • Deleted user 7 October 2013 22:33:56
    MGS.

    I heard at least one of them runs at 60fps. It's Japanese.
  • Deleted user 7 October 2013 22:37:18
    onestepfromlost wrote:
    Do not speak bad of Monty mole!
    :)

    I was schooled the hard way in platform ways :D
  • onestepfromlost 7 Oct 2013 22:39:52 2,117 posts
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    Think of how much better your skills are for it. Tough love
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