Neglected Game Exchange

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  1. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    Recently me and a friend were having a discussion about games just collecting dust on our shelves, ones we've bought or been given for gifts that never really made it into a console. Now I know a lot of gamers that do that (Vangelus, seriously, play Shadow of the Colossus already) but my friend seemed particularly upset when I mentioned Resident Evil 4 was one of mine. Likewise, I got annoyed when he said he had Okami, possibly my favorite PS2 game, but never really played it. So we made an agreement, he plays Okami and I play RE4, which I just finished the main story mode of and thoroughly enjoyed. Made it a lot easier knowing someone else was finally paying attention to one of their neglected games with me.

    Has anyone else ever tried this or is willing to give it a shot? I feel awful having such good games in my collection and doing nothing with them at all, but this was a fun way to share a new game experience with another gamer and see how they liked one of my own favorites.
     
  2. seeker311

    seeker311 The Collector

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    My neglected games include: RE4, Fallout3, FF8, FF9, FF10, Silent Hill 2 &3
     
  3. Noizemaze

    Noizemaze Ken

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    I just started playing Assassins Creed after it sat on my shelf for months. I also haven't started Shadow Complex yet, even though I bought it on release day. Nor have I finished Okami, though, I got that one on the Wii.
     
  4. Atomsplitter

    Atomsplitter Needs a new title.

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    Most of my neglected game are crap, but I do have a few gems I havn't played and feel like an a-hole for it.

    Uncharted being one of them :redface2: 
     
  5. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    For the record my other neglected games are Ace Combat 5, Final Fantasy 10-2, Gun, Devil May Cry 3, Suikoden 4, Disgaea 2 (though that I just got and I want to beat #1 first), Star Ocean Till The End of Time, Final Fantasy 12, Tekken 5... by neglected I've played less than 15% of each of those, a couple none at all.
     
  6. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    ill say PN-03 for the GCN and FF12.
    i dont know why i neglect them.

    SotC is awesome. Vangelus, play it. and Twin Twist, FINISH IT, dont think i forgot that thread. o_O 
     
  7. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    Just kidding.

    Most of my PS2 collection that i acquired in 2007 has been abandoned.
    i haven't even really wanted a NextGen console.
     
  8. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    The Pile of shame is high.
     
  9. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    i've seen Twists pile of shame! he's a hoarder!
     
  10. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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  11. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite don't know nothing Veteran

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    I eventually get to everything in my pile of shame. EVENTUALLY. It may take me a couple of years, but eventually a lull will hit and afford me time to go back.
     
  12. mrhillz

    mrhillz Changed his user title. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well, I played through COD 4 after sitting on my shelf for maybe a year. I have a few that I need to play though still - Bioshock, Mass Effect, Marvel Ultimate Alliance, Blue Dragon.
     
  13. Ziero

    Ziero TFW2005 Supporter

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    With my PS2 there were a few games towards the end I just never got around to really playing. Armored Core: Last Raven springs to mind, which I never started since I wanted to beat AC: Nexus first (which I never did). As does FFXII, which I did start, but really didn't enjoy from what little I played. The first guy you control was too annoying for me to really get behind and play any further into. Okami is a game I did play a lot, but never really finished, so I should eventually get back to that as well.

    But with the PS3, I found myself at least beating the entire story mode for most of the games I've gotten at the very least. I mean the only games I can think of that I started and never beat were Assassin's Creed, Heavenly Sword and Lair. All three I traded in to get Batman: AA. In fact the only PS3 game I bought and never played so far is the Orange Box...just never got around to it. But since I got it cheap, it never really bugged me.

    I found myself starting second playthroughs and just giving up mid way a lot more though. Usually because the "next big thing" has come out and I get into that. With most games nowadays having some form of replayability (new modes, online play, new game+ etc) I kinda feel bad about moving on so fast from one game to the other. I still have my Hard Mode in Uncharted half done, never did the evil path in Infamous, never finished making a stage in LBP and most of my Batman AA challenges are untouched.

    Yet here I am, planning to get three more new, awesome games, which would leave Valkyria Chronicles, TF:RotF MP and Fat Princess behind much like all my other old games.
     
  14. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    I read this as I take a break from finally playing god of war 2. after I finish it, I'll finally be playing okami, the game my wife said I have to play before I even THINK about ever receiving a game as a gift from her again. as it stands, the only "next gen" games I've played are modern warfare, portal, and tomb raider unleashed, all on the pc. I just got a ps3 a few weeks ago when they brought out the slim. I can't even begin to list the 360/pc ports that I've piled up and haven't touched yet.

    so yes, I know this well.
     
  15. Red Alert

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    I am very disappoint.
     
  16. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    I agree with your wife, that game must be played!
     
  17. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    atm mine is Just Cause I played it a little the day I boiught it but then started playing others that I had recently bought/rented and now havnt played it or even touched it in weeks
     

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