The most overrated video games of this generation

Hype: to intensify (advertising, promotion, or publicity) by ingenious or questionable claims

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Last week, we paid tribute to the most underrated games of this generation (i.e. stuff you should have bought, but didn't). Now it's time for the evil twin version!

If you missed out on some of the overlooked gems from our previous article, it was probably because of these games. While none of them are explicitly bad, they were all relentlessly over-hyped by games journalists and fanboys alike (seriously, even real life isn't worth 100%, so why award it to a game?).

In addition to sticking the boot into each game, we've also included its Metacritic score, and what it should have averaged.

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