The most overrated video games of this generation

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

The most overrated video games of this generation prev next

Loading...

Braid (Xbox 360)



Some of you might think we’re being needlessly harsh by including Braid on this list. After all, it’s just a cheap little download by a tiny independent developer — surely it deserves a (love) bone or two?

While we appreciate the Herculean effort it took to get Braid made (developer Jonathan Blow reportedly sunk his lifesavings into the project), we feel that some critics went a little overboard in their gushing praise for the game. We think the universal acclaim Braid received says more about games journalists than the actual game itself: namely, that they mostly comprise of pompous Gen-X nerds who never got over 16-bit consoles. With the exception of Mario, 2D platformers are dead guys. Let it go.

Prev Next 10/29

Comments on this image

There are currently no comments for this image.

Post new comment

Users posting comments agree to the PC World comments policy.

Login or register to link comments to your user profile, or you may also post a comment without being logged in.

Close

The most overrated video games of this generation

29 images
Shopping.com

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?