5 Hugely Overhyped Video Games That Lived Up To It


I have said it before and will say it again “Hype is the single most dangerous thing for games” It can either destroy it or either it can take that game to another level. Today we will discuss about those games that took the right benefit of the hype and lived up to it. I don’t know how developers deal with this kind of pressure while making games. Luckily there are some games that totally lived up to their hype. Today we are counting down 5 Amazing Overhyped Video Games That Lived Up To It.

1. Uncharted 2

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Spread across twenty-six chapters is a story as playful and worthwhile as the gameplay.ZTGD

The single player story is one of the most memorable I’ve experienced in a long time, and the new multiplayer component is far from a tack on. It’s a significant addition that presents tremendous replay value. Simply put, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is the complete package.Game Over Online

It’s truly an adventure from start to finish, and something that every gamer should experience.Gamestyle

2. God Of War II

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Accompanying all of the great gameplay and astounding visuals is an amazing score. The music behind God of War II is as epic as any other component, and it serves to make the game a much more intense and immersive experience. – Game Almighty
An addictive, relentlessly fun thrill ride that’ll make you feel like the toughest, most brutal thing in the ancient world. – GamesRadar+
A masterpiece of action gaming. Story, production values, gameplay, … it’s the whole package, and it runs just beautifully on the PS3 too in case you’re interested. Unless you absolutely hate action gamers, you’ll absolutely love God of War II. – Gamers’ Temple

 3. BioShock Infinite

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The PC version, as run on mid-range hardware, makes no such visual compromises, with gorgeous high-resolution textures, detailed faces, and smooth performance…A brilliant shooter that nudges the entire genre forward with innovations in both storytelling and gameplay. – IGN
Dealing with themes like religion, racism, and xenophobia, Columbia is a richer and more nuanced setting than even Rapture, and the unveiling of the city’s culture is masterfully executed. – Game Informer
For a while it’s a frantic shooter game, then it’s a touching confession, afterwards it is a parable about the ideological turmoil in America. The others would break it into pieces, but quantum physics and its creators that are hell-bent on going far than other big productions hold it firmly together. – Games.cz

 4. Grand Theft Auto V

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GTA V on the PC is graphically beautiful and runs like half-melted butter. – ActionTrip
Beautiful, witty, rude and captious Rockstar’s GTA V PC release is a must play title. Entangling open world, a great variety in missions, tons of online content and a port that respects the game itself and PC gamers alike. – GameOver.gr
GTA V PC is the ultimate version of one of the greatest games in history and the best open-world game that you will play until the advent of GTA VI or RDR 2. – Ragequit.gr

 5. Half-Life 2

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Half-Life 2 has astonished us from start to finish. Valve has done to the FPS genre what restaurants in Chinatown do to ducks; shredded it, smothered it in a delicious sauce of their own devising, and served it up in a way which you simply couldn’t have imagined when looking at them in the pond. – Eurogamer
Nothing less than a revolution in the gaming industry that will keep gamers busy for years to come, just as the original did. – CPUGamer
It’s a beautiful game with fantastic design and writing that’s a little short but delivers boatloads of action in what time you do end up playing. – Game Over Online

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#5 Hugely Overhyped Video Games That Lived Up To It

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