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User Info: HELZERO

HELZERO
4 years ago#1
Syndicate for me.

Played the demo and hated it. The mediocre reviews turned me off as well. However I ended up getting the full game and I can't stop putting it down. Coop and the sp is really fun. I think the timing was bad on this one, I was in the middle of playing Mass Effect 3 when the game was released.

User Info: kungfuj0

kungfuj0
4 years ago#2
Probably Saint's Row 1.

When I first heard of SR, I thought it was just going to be another GTA clone.

Then I played the demo, and I thought it had promise.

Then I got and played the full game and loved it. I thought it was the first game in that genre that actually beat GTA at a few things.
And to think...people laughed at me when I said MS could out-EA EA any day of the week.
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User Info: bossk5

bossk5
4 years ago#3
State of Decay.

Oddly enough, I'd say before that it was Syndicate for me as well. I bought it for 10 bucks and loved it.
I buy used games. If you're a MGS fanboy and want to argue....don't bother, I assure you your opinions mean nothing to me. Just a heads up.

User Info: CalgaryMaverick

CalgaryMaverick
4 years ago#4
Injustice: Gods Among Us - Wasn't really expecting much, but found I was pleasantly surprised at how much fun it was.
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User Info: yankeemarksman

yankeemarksman
4 years ago#5
Risen 2

F#%& yes!
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User Info: NickDrake

NickDrake
4 years ago#6
Minecraft
Take a look at the Lawman beating up the wrong guy
Oh, man! Wonder if he'll ever know...

User Info: BlueJester007

BlueJester007
4 years ago#7
State of Decay.
If everyone keeps blindly buying into the hype and praising stuff like Bioshock Infinite, then we'll all be stuck playing Space Invaders forever.

User Info: master_gamr1231

master_gamr1231
4 years ago#8
Saints Row The Third. Heard almost nothing but complaints about it. Playing it for the first time now and I really think it's fun. Even compared to the previous two. It doesn't feel like such a jarring, bad transition as I was led to expect.
Why do people... betray one another? They might as well... all just die instead.
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User Info: TheRob

TheRob
4 years ago#9
Something I had low or no high expectations for or just thought would flat out suck?

Captain America: Super Soldier

Surprisingly a lot better than you'd expect from your usual movie based game, it was very good for what it is.

Here's my comments on the game when I was more fresh off of finishing the game:
http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/978614-captain-america-super-soldier/62857842
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User Info: ACHEEKSMALLOY

ACHEEKSMALLOY
4 years ago#10
State of Decay
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