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Don't believe the hype
Posted on Thursday, October 26 2006 @ 04:46:58 Eastern

You know, I've played a lot of games in my time. From 'in the limelight' games like GTA:SA and UT2004, to silent hits like X2 - The Threat and Red Faction, and I have to say that sometimes, the game no-one's ever heard of can be just as good, if not better than the one taking all the publicity. Sure, they don't get noticed as much, but that just means they're more likely to be spotted in a bargain bin 5 months after release. So stop for a minute and rummage through that pile of discounted games that never became best sellers, for you may uncover a hidden gem that will shock and amaze you. I know I did *hugs X2*
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