Wolfenstein: The New Order
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Xbox One, PS4
Not every game gets the attention it deserves.
With all the top-tier games that get released every year, it’s a given that a few gems will fall through the cracks. However, this became a year of controversial releases as many games were either deeply despised or lovingly coveted by critics. Take Destiny, for example. Many still its flaws and the lack of content but these same individuals love it. They may think it’s just them and the mechanics will have a hard time appealing to others but several millions of daily players can’t be wrong.
Then there was D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die, a quirky release that attempted to be different like Access Games’ Deadly Premonition before it. Some appreciated the zany humour and play style, others criticized it for just not doing enough. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was criticized for being the same old Borderlands, which fans were surprisingly okay with (though it admittedly had its issues).
However, there was a true underrated release this year that just didn’t get enough appreciation despite the few vocal supporters.
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