Underrated:- Condemned: Criminal Origins

When the Xbox 360 launched in 2005 the vast majority of early adopters chose to support titles such as Call of Duty 2 or Burnout Revenge, titles that were well known quantities. Early adopters seemed unwilling to take a chance on new unique titles. One such title that was criminally overlooked is Monolith’s Condemned: Criminal [...]

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Fri, November 25 2011 » Articles, Thoroughly Underated Games... » No Comments

Underrated:- The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

Seeing TES: Oblivion in newbreview.com’s Massively Overrated Games You Should Probably Avoid list set me to thinking; about not only the sequel, Skyrim, which is due later this year, but the prequel, Morrowind. I’m not sure I’d put Oblivion in the overrated pile myself (deeply flawed, sure) but Morrowind is my absolute favourite game that [...]

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Tue, August 30 2011 » Articles, Thoroughly Underated Games... » 4 Comments

Underrated:- Guild Wars

Love it or hate it, World of Warcraft is a big deal. It’s got stellar reviews all across the board. It has won awards and broken sales records. It is a walking giant within the gaming universe. As of January 2008, the game had more than 10 million subscribers across the world, the game practically [...]

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Wed, January 26 2011 » Articles, Thoroughly Underated Games... » 1 Comment

Underrated:- Viva Piñata Trouble in Paradise

In a change to your regular feature, this week Luke Mears takes the reins of the Thoroughly Underrated Games You Should Probably Play to bring you a look at an oft overlooked gem on the Xbox 360. Anyone that has ever listened to The Newb Review Podcast, or read any of The Newb Review Shop [...]

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Thu, July 29 2010 » Articles, Thoroughly Underated Games... » No Comments

Underrated:- XIII

First person shooters has been somewhat of a hit or miss genre on Nintendo consoles. Whilst we marvel at the greatness of GoldenEye or Turok, we also have to live with the likes of The Conduit, they are either absolutely spot on, or abysmally bad. These days Nintendo strive to develop some of the most accessible, family friendly games on the market, I’m of the opinion that they should also pump a bit of that cash they’ve got lying around into a sequel for the little gaming gem I’m going to talk to you about today, XIII (or 13 if you don’t know your Roman numerals).

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Wed, July 21 2010 » Articles, Thoroughly Underated Games... » 5 Comments