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    #1  Edited By ManlyBeast

    I know we can't tell the future, but what do you think will be or is the most underrated game of 2008?

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    #2  Edited By JoshB

    I'm gonna say the Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise. I don't think the first one did very well, but it was so deep and entertaining, I expect this one to be even more so.

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    Lost Odyssey it's a really good game

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    #4  Edited By LouChou

    Viva Pinata is actually a good pick. The first one was vastly overlooked for the sake of being "kiddy".

    I can see Fallout 3 being a sleeper hit.

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    #5  Edited By banksrob

    i really thought turok was good, but no one else did lol, and Alone in the dark

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    #6  Edited By Atlas  Online

    Eternal Sonata! That game was fucking awesome. One of the best battle systems I've come across in a modern JRPG and it looked gorgeous.

    Viva Pinata and The Darkness as well.

    EDIT: Sorry, didn't read the thread title close enough, but seriously, everone go play Eternal Sonata. As for 2008, I'd probably agree with Lost Odyssey.

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    #7  Edited By Pikachu
    Joe said:
    "Lost Odyssey it's a really good game
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    I have to agree with you on that
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    #8  Edited By ManlyBeast
    scott3428 said:
    "Crackdown. I love how much you can experiment and the Keys to the City mode took it to the next level. I remember being underwhelmed by the media before release. Then the demo came out and I loved it.




      All those came out in 2007.... But yeah they were some fun games.

    Edit: Okay sorry, didn't see you edit...
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    #9  Edited By AboveNBeyond3

    Already released: Lost Odyssey
    To be released: Probably Mercenaries 2

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    banksrob said:
    "i really thought turok was good, but no one else did lol, and Alone in the dark
    "
    Congrats, you've just names the 2 worst games of 2008.
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    #11  Edited By Lairdo

    I dont think there were any underrated games this year IMO.

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    #12  Edited By BananaHammock

    Ehhh, I think Fallout 3 will do well but in terms of sales I could see people who aren't hardcore not knowing what it is.

    As for my game, If Mercenaries 2 comes out that will most likely be a sleeper like the first game.
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    #13  Edited By suneku

    Lost Odyssey was definitely underrated. Had a pretty good turn based system when it looked like turn based was dead.

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    #14  Edited By berzem

    I'm feeling that GRID was fairly underrated this year. Awesome driving game far better than say a GT5: Prologue.

    I agree with those about the Viva Overlook but I think Banjo will have the same problem too.

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    #15  Edited By ozeki

    I have to agree with Joe, Pikachu and suneku about Lost Odyssey. Very underrated game. It was snubbed by a lot of people.

    I heard it sold around 710,000 copies which is very good news for anyone who liked it (because it probably means that more of it is coming).

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    #16  Edited By Crab

    ninja gaiden 2

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    #17  Edited By lux

    Left 4 Dead. There are still so many people that have no idea the awesomeness that is this game.

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    #18  Edited By lou00

    Left 4 Dead

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    #19  Edited By Feanor

    Lost Odyssey. If the game was named Final Fantasy it would have had reviews of 8.5+ not 7.

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    #20  Edited By dzigns

    Condemned 2

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    #21  Edited By Conflict

    Lost Odyssey +1, why was there so much hate for that game?

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    #22  Edited By Marterfarker

    Eternal Sonata was a 2007 game, but I agree that the battle system was great in that game. And, it was well designed in how the combat increased in complexity as you leveled up.

    Lost Odyssey was underrated, I agree.

    Obviously, guessing what future game will be underrated isn't possible.

     

    But, of the games I've played over the last 7+ months, I guess it would have to go to Lost Odyssey.

    It got OK reviews, but it seemed like it didn't really strike a cord with the majority of players.

     

    Now, the tough admission, I actually played Kung Fu Panda (I really liked the movie, so I gave the demo a shot), and I liked it quite a bit. I think most 360 gamers would completely dismiss it, and few sites didn’t even reviewed it, so in a sense, I could say Kung Fu Panda was the most underrated game on the 360.

     

    OK, let me have it.

     

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    #23  Edited By sdodd02

    I'd have to agree with viva pinata.

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    #24  Edited By tec3297

    Dirt
    Lost Odyssey
    Viva Pinata

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    #25  Edited By Masc0t

    Project Origin

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    #26  Edited By Dolphin_Butter

    I agree with everyone who said Lost Odyssey.  Though I think most review scores were low because the pre-release code was glitchy.

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    #27  Edited By UnwiseDolphin

    Viva Pinata is the most underrated 360 game. Most so called underrated games are decent games that didn't sell. Viva Pinata on the other hand is a truly excellent game that didn't sell. The problem is that Microsoft marketed it as a kids game. If they had instead marketed as a hardcore garden simulation it would have done way better.

    "Viva Pinata because gardening is for grown ups."

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    #28  Edited By Ma7moud

    Ninja Gaiden 2

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    #29  Edited By ThePeoplesChamp

    Battlefield Bad Company... imo

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    #30  Edited By NotaStalker

    I dont know.. Maybe Ninja Gaiden 2 or Geometry Wars 2.

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    #31  Edited By steve316

    ninja gaiden 2, people say its too hard for them, but i say its just a challenge

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    #32  Edited By Lackadaisical

    Condemned 2, very good game, a worthy sequel that almost left me crying in sheer terror.

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    #33  Edited By gold_n_eye

    Battlefield Bad Company. Despite having great reviews, it should at least be in the top 3 played game on Live. I'm just baffled by the fact that this game is not reaching a lot of people. Yes, it is getting mixed reactions due to people that are used to the fast pace/easy to kill scenario like in Call of Duty 4 but Battlefield is a refreshing concept that is quite addicting if you give it a chance.

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    #34  Edited By evilhomer

    for me it's lost odyssey.  maybe also vegas2 because I love the online for that game but it's been overmatched by COD4

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    #35  Edited By Sasha

    Sega Superstars Tennis - If you're a Sega fan, this is the fan-service game for you....plus it plays a pretty decent game of Tennis. :)

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    #36  Edited By zdmetal2101

    GRID would be mine nobody plays it but its actually a very fun (but not the best) racer.

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    #37  Edited By JoshMcC

    Of Games that have come out - I would agree about Turok - that game gets a bad rap for reasons I don't get. It's not Halo or COD4 but it doesn't try to be. Rainbow Six Vegas 2 seems to go under the radar for some reason as well.

    Of games that are coming up - Completely agree on Left 4 Dead - it's a Valve shooter - I'm beating it's going to be all kinds of awesome simply for that reason alone. And Far Cry 2 has me quite excited - every little snippet that comes out seems to continually confirm my feelings on it.

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    #38  Edited By AndrewP
    Crab said:
    "ninja gaiden 2"
    This game is not underrated.
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    #39  Edited By Magnum

    I'm having alot of fun with Civ: Rev right now.

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    #40  Edited By geneticgamer

    Halo 3

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    #41  Edited By Roboturner
    zdmetal2101 said:
    "GRID would be mine nobody plays it but its actually a very fun (but not the best) racer."
    Im a big fan of GRID actually. Its way too addictive!
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    #42  Edited By Gavinn

    well i predict that the most underated game of 2008 will be Too Human

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    #43  Edited By BxGT

    Pgr4 

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    #44  Edited By xplodedd
    banksrob said:
    "i really thought turok was good, but no one else did lol, and Alone in the dark"

    Why did you like turok, just curious

    Ma7moud
    said:
    "Ninja Gaiden 2
    "
    Ninja Gaiden 2 isn't underrated.
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    #45  Edited By xplodedd
    geneticgamer said:
    "Halo 3"
    yes because we all know that halo 3 wasn't hyped for like 4 years.
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    #46  Edited By DappaDizzle
    Viva Pinata again with Viva Pinata Trouble in paradise
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    #47  Edited By Quint
    Ma7moud said:
    "Ninja Gaiden 2"
    Agreed, absolutely fantastic game, worthy of at least an 8 imo.

    I'm on Chapter 10 and i really haven't seen any of the "cheapness" that a lot of the reviews were banging on about.
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    #48  Edited By Jordan23

    Eternal Sonata
    Lost Odyssey

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    #49  Edited By albaker

    This is pretty hard, my pick would go out to Condemned 2

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    #50  Edited By Cleric

    Lost Odissey and Condemned 2. Damn I love the Condemned series.

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