Games that you hate but everyone else loves

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Uncharted.
Was going to say Dead Space,Mass Effect and Killzone but I haven't seen any love for those franchises in a while....okay,maybe just Mass Effect.

Waaghpowa:
Huh...I guess I'll be first.

Obligatory CoD comment.

Indeed.

Also, the original Mass Effect. I want to beat it because I hear 2 is WAAAAAY better, but I absolutely hate the first one.

I'm gonna have to go with Deus Ex: HR and Demon's Souls
Deus Ex, it was the bosses, i tend to play pure stealth if given the opportunity and the bisses just ruined the entire game for me
Demon's Souls just felt badly made, the combat was stiff and again, i went for a rogue-ish class and never found any use for the skill set _

Rock-nerd:
League Of Legends. God i hate that game. mostly for the community. The people i have played with on this are so negative and total assholes to anyone who isn't amazing. The worst thing about it is if you want to leave the game and not have to be with these people, you get punished for it. Ugh.

So, what about you?

all i can say is the ignore butten is your friend use it and the ammount of idiots and jackasses will slip away pretty fast. though as someone else already said find those few that arnt horrible people and friend them theyll want to play with you too:)

mass effect, how anybody could like this game is beyond me, i did manage to actually force my self tough it though.

Assassin's Creed. I got in at Brotherhood, and hated it. The controls felt sticky, freerunning was a little too unresponsive, and I hated Ezio and everyone helping him. Could be that I played on PC right after playing Arkham City (where the controls are a lot better), but the story and missions would still be bad.

While I haven't played it, having watched some footage of DayZ it just looks so... dull. Nothing bloody happens and when it does it's all badly animated and glitchy.

Garrett:
Oh, I forgot, I don't know if Alan Wake is as well liked but I also don't like that one.

Uikri:

Garrett:
Half-Life series
Diablo series
Heroes of Might and Magic series
Splinter Cell series
Dead Space series
Portal
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
Neverwinter Nights
MMORPGs

No, I'm not trolling.
*flame shield activated*

Goodness, that's quite a few. If I may ask, what made you dislike Dead Space, Half Life, and Portal?

They suck, plain and simple.

See, this is not an argument. It has no content, nothing but inane "a-duh, I hate them!" blabbering. If you're going to try and pull the "nope, not trolling" then at least make an effort to explain your reasoning.

Sure, sure, you've got all kinds of free speech rights and everything, but this being a message board - for discussion and all that - wouldn't you think that it would be better to say "why" in a more meaningful way than what a third grader with downs syndrome can muster?

The first Mass Effect: I was so bored with that game. Kept trying to push myself forward in it but at some point it got way too painful and boring so I just gave up.

Assassin's Creed: It was ok at first, but then it just kept going on the same thing over and over and over...

Neverwinter Nights: I really wanted to love this one, I really did. I just couldn't keep going after a while.

Any Halo game ever: I have never found any of them appealing. The first one I played felt so boring and bland. Played the third one at a friends house and it still felt bland as hell.

Oblivion and Skyrim: Both games looked so good but the combat always felt so dry. After a few fights in each I just saved, quit, then never felt like going back.

Half-Life series

holy shit, you beat me to it lol xD
well actually, i won't say the whole series, as i only played the 1st game(i really don't like it) and i will be playing the 2nd soon once i finish some other games first. I really hope HL2 is better...

Another one i'll add here is Bioshock. i hate this game. i dont see where all the praise comes from. it's not scary. it's not a fun shooter. it's a cheap ass repetitive game with almost no story. i don't see why people bring up "story" when it comes to this game. i'm guessing it's because a lot of shooter fans dont see ANY story in most their games so they think that this game is amazing but to me, (a fan of jrpg's) this game's "story" is less than average.

overall though, i dislike both games for the same reasons. very buggy games with really unfair enemies, while i started out enjoying both games in the beginning, as i went through the games the problems and bugs piled up and ruined the experience for me. (kinda like every Elder Scrolls game ever)

EDIT:

See, this is not an argument. It has no content, nothing but inane "a-duh, I hate them!" blabbering. If you're going to try and pull the "nope, not trolling" then at least make an effort to explain your reasoning.

i don't think he/she needs to give an argument why he/she did not like something. if that's how he/she felt about his/her experience than that's that. I think it always comes down to how someone feels during the game rather than what they think about it.

Lumber Barber:
Mass Effect 2. One of the most mediocre games I have ever played, forgettable in every possible way.. And people love it. I don't know why.
Skyrim too. Once the hype of the big and fancy world goes down, you notice how empty and passionless it is.

Maybe it's because I just started the series, and maybe it's because I haven't played the first or third installments, but I really enjoyed Mass Effect 2. I really couldn't find anything to complain about, other than the fact that there's no way to replenish Medi-Gel or Heavy Weapon Ammo outside of missions.

Garrett:
Oh, I forgot, I don't know if Alan Wake is as well liked but I also don't like that one.

Uikri:

Garrett:
Half-Life series
Diablo series
Heroes of Might and Magic series
Splinter Cell series
Dead Space series
Portal
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII
Neverwinter Nights
MMORPGs

No, I'm not trolling.
*flame shield activated*

Goodness, that's quite a few. If I may ask, what made you dislike Dead Space, Half Life, and Portal?

They suck, plain and simple.

So, it's your opinion, then. Thanks for clearing that up.

All Halo, Final Fantasy, and Call of Duty games, mostly Modern Warfare.

I'll go with Crackdown.

I really don't get why people like this game, it's one of the most BORING games I've ever played!

And there's Eternal Sonata.

Granted, I do play this game trying to like it, but the combat is repetitive at its best and frustrating at its worst, cutscenes feel needlessly padded, characters are mostly dull (though sometimes have their moments). Yet is has some atmosphere and there are some interesting part of the story, I played through a good chuck of it trying to like it and to get to the story parts, but the actual gameplay was a pain to go through and made it not worth the time.

And there' F-Zero GX.

Bad controls, unforgiving difficulty, frustrating A.I (which I suspect is cheating), overall my idea of among the few bad Nintendo games ever made, and possibly the worst.

SpiderJerusalem:

See, this is not an argument. It has no content, nothing but inane "a-duh, I hate them!" blabbering. If you're going to try and pull the "nope, not trolling" then at least make an effort to explain your reasoning.

Sure, sure, you've got all kinds of free speech rights and everything, but this being a message board - for discussion and all that - wouldn't you think that it would be better to say "why" in a more meaningful way than what a third grader with downs syndrome can muster?

See, this is perfectly valid answer to the given question. What I don't like about those games? That they suck. Sure, it's a broad answer but it carries same meaning as pointing out what parts of the game suck.

Also

deathzero021:
EDIT:

See, this is not an argument. It has no content, nothing but inane "a-duh, I hate them!" blabbering. If you're going to try and pull the "nope, not trolling" then at least make an effort to explain your reasoning.

i don't think he/she needs to give an argument why he/she did not like something. if that's how he/she felt about his/her experience than that's that. I think it always comes down to how someone feels during the game rather than what they think about it.

^This.

Uikri:

So, it's your opinion, then. Thanks for clearing that up.

You do know that every argument other than that the game is technicaly broken (game breaking glitches etc.) is an opinion?

D2. As in the pretend sequel to Diablo. To me, it's little more than an app to wear out your mouse buttons and give you RSI.

ALL JRPG
ALl Console games

Garrett:

Uikri:

So, it's your opinion, then. Thanks for clearing that up.

You do know that every argument other than that the game is technicaly broken (game breaking glitches etc.) is an opinion?

Poorly spoken on my part. What I meant to say is that you don't have any valid argument against them, and you have provided no reasons for disliking them, you just don't like them.

Diesel-:
ALL JRPG
ALl Console games

Read as: "Fuck everything that's not PC. PC IS TEH BEZT!"

League of Legends, i really really hate that game.

aaand

Oblivion, oh the boredom...

Uikri:

Garrett:

Uikri:

So, it's your opinion, then. Thanks for clearing that up.

You do know that every argument other than that the game is technicaly broken (game breaking glitches etc.) is an opinion?

Poorly spoken on my part. What I meant to say is that you don't have any valid argument against them, and you have provided no reasons for disliking them, you just don't like them.

Oh, I have my reasons, only they are not valid (as in they disagree) for people who like the game, so why bother?

deathzero021:
i don't think he/she needs to give an argument why he/she did not like something. if that's how he/she felt about his/her experience than that's that. I think it always comes down to how someone feels during the game rather than what they think about it.

Course they don't, but considering the nature of discussion and of message boards, it automatically brands a person as someone of less intelligence and argumentative skills when they cannot process dialog further than "duh, it sucks" and then either believing, or pretending, that people aren't going to call them out on it.

Garrett:

See, this is perfectly valid answer to the given question. What I don't like about those games? That they suck. Sure, it's a broad answer but it carries same meaning as pointing out what parts of the game suck.

No, no it isn't, because it holds no value in it. A simple "they suck" is doing nothing for the argument but creating the written equivalent of a wet, elderly fart. Sure, it'll linger and everyone knows that it's yours, but it contributes nothing and most likely will just get people giving you a pitiful look.

Garrett:

Uikri:

Garrett:

You do know that every argument other than that the game is technicaly broken (game breaking glitches etc.) is an opinion?

Poorly spoken on my part. What I meant to say is that you don't have any valid argument against them, and you have provided no reasons for disliking them, you just don't like them.

Oh, I have my reasons, only they are not valid (as in they disagree) for people who like the game, so why bother?

Well, given the subject of the thread, that's perfectly reasonable. If it had been another thread, I probably would've asked why you brought it up in the first place, but that would just be silly here.

Terminate421:
Half Life 2

Seriously, there is nothing that special that people treat it as the 2nd coming of jesus

I STRONGLY disagree!
But, good fellow, you are entitled to your opinion and I respect that.

SpiderJerusalem:

Garrett:

See, this is perfectly valid answer to the given question. What I don't like about those games? That they suck. Sure, it's a broad answer but it carries same meaning as pointing out what parts of the game suck.

No, no it isn't, because it holds no value in it. A simple "they suck" is doing nothing for the argument but creating the written equivalent of a wet, elderly fart. Sure, it'll linger and everyone knows that it's yours, but it contributes nothing and most likely will just get people giving you a pitiful look.

See, I don't want to argue about those games. I don't want argument on that topic. Why? Because it's pointless, it won't accomplish anything. I've seen enough arguments about why games suck/don't suck and all they ever do is piss off one or both sides. Also I'd say a pitiful look is more in order for someone who gets butthurt and starts rising his ego with attacks on intelligence level over some total stranger not liking some game he likes. But hey, what do I know, my "arguments" are equivalent of an elderly fart.

Uikri:
If it had been another thread, I probably would've asked why you brought it up in the first place, but that would just be silly here.

So we already reached a level when the only way to legally (not to mention illegal possibilities) check on and play games is to buy them? Damn.

Lucyfer86:
League of Legends, i really really hate that game.

aaand

Oblivion, oh the boredom...

Oblivion is my favourite game of all time :3
I like its sedate style. The battle for Tamriel looked like the world's shittest Halloween party :)

Mvc3/UMvC3- It's the most broken, unbalanced piece of crap I've ever played excluding Modern Warfare 2 and Marvel vs Capcom 2 which I can at least enjoy playing casually. I can't enjoy playing MvC3 at all.

Super Street Fighter 4- For simply being impossible to play on an Xbox controller.

Mass Effect (and pretty much every Bioware game)- Not so much as hate but just a killed interest turned into apathy. You know, the ending incident and such.

Final Fantasy- Again, same as the above but good lord, it's fandom is annoying. Only one I have interest in playing is 2 and that's because it's on the SNES and I still remember the amazing boss battle theme.

Resident Evil- Besides 4, I really have no interest in the franchise or, in the older installments, it's tank controls.

Garrett:

See, I don't want to argue about those games. I don't want argument on that topic. Why? Because it's pointless, it won't accomplish anything. I've seen enough arguments about why games suck/don't suck and all they ever do is piss off one or both sides. Also I'd say a pitiful look is more in order for someone who gets butthurt and starts rising his ego with attacks on intelligence level over some total stranger not liking some game he likes. But hey, what do I know, my "arguments" are equivalent of an elderly fart.

You don't want to argue or discuss the topic, yet you came in and posted a knowingly contradictory opinion and even followed that up with a "flameshield up" post, only to throw your hands up in the air and say "I don't want to talk about it!"

That's teen diva behavior. On the level of posting a frowning smiley on Facebook and then waiting for people to ask what's up and pretend like your surprised that they do.

GTA IV

So much disappointment.

Garrett:

Uikri:
If it had been another thread, I probably would've asked why you brought it up in the first place, but that would just be silly here.

So we already reached a level when the only way to legally (not to mention illegal possibilities) check on and play games is to buy them? Damn.

Wait, what? I'm suddenly very confused. When did this subject come up?

Mass Effect 3. It didn't get to me at all. My friends say I have no soul. I say they're wrong about calling the game the third return of Christ, second being Mass Effect 1, as they call it.

SpiderJerusalem:

You don't want to argue or discuss the topic, yet you came in and posted a knowingly contradictory opinion and even followed that up with a "flameshield up" post, only to throw your hands up in the air and say "I don't want to talk about it!"

That's teen diva behavior. On the level of posting a frowning smiley on Facebook and then waiting for people to ask what's up and pretend like your surprised that they do.

Yes, because "flamehield up" totaly means "I want to discuss the topic in which my opinion is in minority and I may get flamed for being different.". Seriously... And the topic didn't say I'm obligated to inform why I don't like certain games. Posting list without any explanation is valid.

Uikri:

Garrett:

Uikri:
If it had been another thread, I probably would've asked why you brought it up in the first place, but that would just be silly here.

So we already reached a level when the only way to legally (not to mention illegal possibilities) check on and play games is to buy them? Damn.

Wait, what? I'm suddenly very confused. When did this subject come up?

Oops! I read that "brought" as "bought", my bad.

This thread has been done to death a million times over. No, you are not a special snowflake for disliking things others like. Deal with it.

Garrett:

SpiderJerusalem:

You don't want to argue or discuss the topic, yet you came in and posted a knowingly contradictory opinion and even followed that up with a "flameshield up" post, only to throw your hands up in the air and say "I don't want to talk about it!"

That's teen diva behavior. On the level of posting a frowning smiley on Facebook and then waiting for people to ask what's up and pretend like your surprised that they do.

Yes, because "flamehield up" totaly means "I want to discuss the topic in which my opinion is in minority and I may get flamed for being different.". Seriously... And the topic didn't say I'm obligated to inform why I don't like certain games. Posting list without any explanation is valid.

It means that you knew and anticipated that people would at the very least wonder or be curious as to why you hold such a position that is in the clear minority. It means that you knew that people would ask, so it means that you want the attention.

Also, like said, there's no obligation to post an explanation, but be prepared for people to call you out as lazy, potentially ignorant and a troll. They, like you, won't have to explain themselves, but - and here's the kicker - they're more in the right saying it than you would be to act insulted.

BORDERFUCKINGLANDS. Jesus that game annoys the absolute shit out of me!

Also Gears of War, hate that damn series.

Malty Milk Whistle:
Mass Effect.I'm sorry, but it's just not that good.

Apart from the Salarian dude.
SHINE ON!

*Wipes tear away from eye* He was so awesome. WHY MORDIN WHY!

Terminate421:
Half Life 2

Seriously, there is nothing that special that people treat it as the 2nd coming of jesus

Well that kinda what happens when every game after it took all the interesting stuff from it but yeah its love can get a bit insane.

_____________________________________________

Skyrim, I don't care, the world treats you the exact same whether your more powerful then god himself or the lowest peasant. The music is drab and the little bits are unoriginal and soon grow tiresome such as when you level for the nineteenth time I don't have to hear three men chanting the same shit. The fact that screaming kills thing is hilarious but is ridiculously powerful and soon loses its charm. The leveling system will OUTCLASS YOU if you get anything but your combat skills up, so if you craft several items in-between quests and you level via the crafting system you will most likely end up dying to enemies that used to be easy because of crafting. It gets worse if your sneaking, which goes up very fast, if you do anything but slice guy's necks you'll get drilled into the ground by common bandits. Shops don't get better inventory as you level up, instead you have to get your barter up a certain amount, trade enough with them, then invest in them and finally you can buy anything other then iron weapons and armor from that shop keeper. Why couldn't they have applied to the leveling system to the shops so that you don't get outclassed?

I have more, many interiors to caves and such are reused with a recognizable frequency, the only real thing that changes is the NPC's in them and the items in them. Lines are repeated so often. The guards are terrible at their jobs. Your to often given credit for things that require no skill, if in a battle for a hold-point, for instance and you kill one enemy guard you will be hailed as the person who turned the tides for killing one guard. Many actors are phoning it in so very hard. Most characters blend together and there really isn't a single memorable one. Vampirism is so under-powered in comparison to the werewolf virus.

Little RP things like the fact that the Khajiit aren't allowed into the cities but if the player character is a Khajiit he can go everywhere. Why, me, a random cat dude is allowed into a city but people willing to pay are not? And don't get me started on the fact children can't get killed by dragons or a certain beggar.

In conclusion, for every one thing Skyrim does that puts a grin on people's faces there are nine or ten reasons that are apparent and bad. I can't overlook the issues I listed above but I understand people will still like whatever they want to like, but in the end it will only be remembered as a mediocre game and nothing more.

SpiderJerusalem:

Garrett:

SpiderJerusalem:

You don't want to argue or discuss the topic, yet you came in and posted a knowingly contradictory opinion and even followed that up with a "flameshield up" post, only to throw your hands up in the air and say "I don't want to talk about it!"

That's teen diva behavior. On the level of posting a frowning smiley on Facebook and then waiting for people to ask what's up and pretend like your surprised that they do.

Yes, because "flamehield up" totaly means "I want to discuss the topic in which my opinion is in minority and I may get flamed for being different.". Seriously... And the topic didn't say I'm obligated to inform why I don't like certain games. Posting list without any explanation is valid.

It means that you knew and anticipated that people would at the very least wonder or be curious as to why you hold such a position that is in the clear minority. It means that you knew that people would ask, so it means that you want the attention.

Also, like said, there's no obligation to post an explanation, but be prepared for people to call you out as lazy, potentially ignorant and a troll. They, like you, won't have to explain themselves, but - and here's the kicker - they're more in the right saying it than you would be to act insulted.

If anything, I anticipated agressive, know-it-all, response (like one presented by yourself, only the topic is different), which should be ignored, hence "flameshield up". Uikri asked nicely, so I responded. If you find that answer as meaningless, that's your problem. Also, posting such opinions doesn't necessarily mean I want attention. Maybe I just wanted to show my opinion? Maybe I just decided to write here without much reason? Maybe I just wanted to let know some poor soul it isn't alone in not liking those games or let know all those other people, that there exist a person that doesn't like those games? Or maybe I just wanted for my e-penis to grow by rising my postcount, a feat in which unexpectedly you help me out?

Also I'm fine with being called "lazy, potentially ignorant and a troll". You didn't call me neither (is that correct way of saying?). Maybe a troll at first and a little ignorant though not directly but then you went beyond that without much of a reason aside from "he doesn't agree with me".

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