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Name a game you had sky-high expectations for, and STILL lived up to the hype

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2 years ago#81
Bioshock Infinite. Was advertised as being set in the clouds, lived up to it.
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2 years ago#82
Halo 3
Red Dead Redemption
Mass Effect 2
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2 years ago#83
The closest that would come to mind for me is Borderlands 2. I went in expecting greatness, and I still ended up being impressed. For the most part, though, I don't get hyped. I usually go in with no particular expectations beyond "this will probably be fun," and I usually come out at least satisfied, if not impressed.
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2 years ago#84
Definitely Halo 2...couldn't wait for that game and it turned out to be and still is my favorite Halo (and it's in my top 5 favorite games of all time)

Also, Saints Row 3 (but I need to explain)

At first, I thought it was going to be an organized crime-type game (keep in mind at the time this game was about to come out I've only played the first 2 games a tiny bit, as in only the intro missions) since that was the kinda feel the trailer let off...and I was really hyped for it

Then, when I got it, it turned out to be a comedy game, which wasn't what I was expecting, but not in a bad way...I'm a big comedy fan (95% of the movies I've seen/TV shows I watch are comedies) so having a comedy game where there's a drought of comedy games was great for me

So it didn't live up to the original hype, but it turned out to be better than what I expected

An honorable mention would be Assassin's Creed 2, but that's not really a good choice because a) I didn't play it until last year and b) the 1st game left a bad taste in my mouth (though it's grown on me since) so I didn't have very high expectations for the 2nd one
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2 years ago#85
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2 years ago#86
The Tomb Raider reboot.

I'd never been so hyped for any game and it lived up to it.
2 years ago#87
2 years ago#88
I'm with the skeptics, hype almost always leads to disappointment. However, I was pretty excited about Telltale's the Walking Dead and it exceeded my expectations by a huge amount.
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2 years ago#89
Pokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal

Even more cause we got to go to Kanto

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2 years ago#90
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