In a matter of days, Nintendo will kick off the eighth console generation and a new generation of games. We can expect even more speculation about what the PS4 and Durango/XBox 720 will bring to the table. As the 7th generation enters its twilight years, the inevitable "Greatest Games of the Generation" lists will start emerging from various websites, featuring an entirely predictable onslaught of Fallout, Gears of War, Uncharted, Red Dead Redemption, Call of Duty, and Mario Galaxy. We've seen these lists before and they serve no purpose other than to fan the flames of fanboyism; "Why is GTA IV so high on the list?!?!?!"
So my question is, what about the also-rans? Games that were incredibly good, but got lost between critical acclaim and user consumption? Games that didn't have $50 M+ of development cost, but deserve to be experienced by every gamer nonetheless? List 5 to 10 of your favorite hidden gems from this generation!
Recent discussions in the Video Games forum
|Sonic Mania - A brand new 2D Sonic game||16||10 minutes ago|
|Is Sony too broke to innovate?||3||13 minutes ago|
|GUILTY!!!||7||22 minutes ago|
|Just Demoed PSVR At Best Buy||29||25 minutes ago|
|Cliff Bleszinski Criticizes Xbox One Scorpio: Microsoft Are Trying To Emulate The Smartphone Model||9||26 minutes ago|
|12 Games in 12 Months 2016-2017 edition||271||27 minutes ago|
|OT: Republican National Convention and the rest of the stink coming out of Cleveland this week.||1145||27 minutes ago|
|OT: #DNCLEAKS i'll leave this here, since||39||28 minutes ago|
|Weekend Gaming 7/22-7/24||67||34 minutes ago|
|Destiny VGF Clan v6.0||6466||1 hour ago|
|Amazon cancels state of decay 2 preorders?||7||1 hour ago|
|Microsoft ordered to fix 'excessively intrusive, insecure' Windows 10||22||2 hours ago|