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Old 03-13-2021, 03:17 PM   #1
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Biggest games you haven't played

There's so many big name games out there that it's impossible to play every single one for obvious reasons. So you're bound to miss out on some.

As someone who's mostly grown up playing Nintendo consoles that automatically made me miss most exclusive PlayStation and Xbox games. Fortunately a lot of those have become available in other platforms since then. OK, I didn't play FF7 or 8 but they're both on the Switch so I'll definitely get on to them someday. And I played KOTOR on Steam.

But if I had to name THE big one it would be Metal Gear Solid. I've NEVER played a single MGS game in my life. I might fix that someday.

There's also stuff like Minecraft, Overwatch, Fortnite, Rocket League, etc. that I haven't played either... but I don't care about any of that.
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Old 03-13-2021, 03:45 PM   #2
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  1. World of Warcraft
  2. Halo 2
  3. Smash Ultimate
  4. League of Legends
  5. Any of the Counterstrike games
  6. Pokemon Sword/Shield
  7. Left 4 Dead
  8. Most of the GTA games
  9. Mass Effect aside from 2
  10. Overwatch
  11. Any of the Dark Souls games
  12. Goat Simulator
  13. Red Dead Redemption 1 and 2
  14. Fortnite
  15. Goldeneye
  16. Crysis
  17. Most of the Assassin's Creed games

I'm pretty damn poor, so most of the new games I've gotten in the past five years or so have been Switch downloads on sale.
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Old 03-13-2021, 04:03 PM   #3
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  1. World of Warcraft
  2. Halo 2
  3. Smash Ultimate
  4. League of Legends
  5. Any of the Counterstrike games
  6. Pokemon Sword/Shield
  7. Left 4 Dead
  8. Most of the GTA games
  9. Mass Effect aside from 2
  10. Overwatch
  11. Any of the Dark Souls games
  12. Goat Simulator
  13. Red Dead Redemption 1 and 2
  14. Fortnite
  15. Goldeneye
  16. Crysis
  17. Most of the Assassin's Creed games

I'm pretty damn poor, so most of the new games I've gotten in the past five years or so have been Switch downloads on sale.
I haven't played most of those you list either, but I'm not too interested in trying them out either.

GTA I've only played Vice City so far. And played it many many years after it came out, so it felt really outdated by the time I got around to it. Seems like San Andreas didn't age too well either from what I've heard.

Until rather recently, Resident Evil was another series I had never played. But last year I bought the REmake when it went on sale on the Switch.

There's plenty of good games I'd like to try someday, but I'm well aware I won't have either money or time to play every single one of them, so I'll have to prioritise. Good thing a lot of popular games nowadays areb my type of game. Just like I never had much of an interest in Counter Strike or Halo. I can live without playing those games.
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Old 03-13-2021, 04:18 PM   #4
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Let’s see:

Fortnite
Every Super Smash game except N64, 3DS and Switch
Zeldas Twilight Princess and Skyward Sword
I never got into Pokémon so any Pokémon game with the exception of the Smash games
All the Final Fantasy games
Xenoblade Chronicles
All the Mario Party games
I probably forgot some more
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Old 03-13-2021, 07:51 PM   #5
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Every Super Smash game except N64, 3DS and Switch
Just say Melee and Brawl, you weirdo. It's like people who say half-a-dozen instead of six.
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Old 03-13-2021, 07:37 PM   #6
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But if I had to name THE big one it would be Metal Gear Solid. I've NEVER played a single MGS game in my life. I might fix that someday.
That's nuts. One of my favorite series of all time. From Summer 2018 through January 2019 all I did was play all the MGS games in storyline order, and that was incredible. I know I also went to work and did other stuff during that time, but all I remember is playing MGS games.

Anyways, I tend to play most of the "big" games eventually but I take my sweet time in getting there. I'm usually many years late to everything, but I do get there. Case in point, I only started "Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion" a couple of weeks ago and I love it, but that came out in like 2006. I don't MEAN to do this, I just get distracted.

So yeah, there's a ton of notable games I'm super-late to getting around to:
- Last Zelda game I played was "Twilight Princess", still need to get to "Skyward Sword" and "Breath of the Wild".
- Only played the first two "Arkham" games, still need to get to "Origins" and "Arkham Knight".
- Never played any Mass Effect yet.
- Other than some of RE: 0 I haven't played any other Resident Evil games.
- Only played the Tomb Raider reboot, none of the original series.
- I have most of the Assassin's Creed games but I haven't played them yet.
- Haven't gotten around to GTA V yet (I really liked IV though).
- Haven't played either Red Dead Redemption game yet even though they look really great from seeing my wife play them.
- Given that I'm just now getting around to Oblivion, you can guess that I haven't played Skyrim yet.

There's probably a bunch more but that's off the top of my head. And I actually own most/all of these games and have for years, I just get distracted re-playing the same games I've played a hundred times since I was a kid. Like I hooked up the NES last year for the first time in a decade and after that pretty much all I did for a year was play NES and SNES games at the expense of everything else.

I've been trying to be better recently about playing stuff I haven't gotten around to yet. Like Oblivion, which is awesome.
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Old 03-13-2021, 07:50 PM   #7
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You think you're behind in Zelda? I haven't played Twilight Princess yet! Let alone Skyward Sword or BOTW.

You see, around 2007-2012 I went through two different phases. First I went through a retrogaming phase where I revisited some 8bit and 16bit era games and also finally played some of those I had missed back when I was a kid. The Wii Virtual Console was a pretty useful thing at the time!

And then I went through a phase where I wasn't gaming much. Which made me miss out on several games as well. It's really strange looking back, but I wasn't gaming that much around 2009-2012 for some reason, and I honestly thought I was outgrowing games.

It's hard to keep track and in touch all the time because time flies and new games come out often. Plus now there's a lot of old games bring remade and remastered for current gen consoles. So I can't play every single game when it comes out. I haven't even played BOTW yet and they're making a sequel for it already.

Game hoarding is a bad habit that I developed for a while. I still have some 3DS backlog to tap into, but the Switch keeps getting my attention haha. And let's not talk about Steam, but I'll have to get a new PC somewhere this decade.

As for MGS, its mainline games are Sony console exclusives, I believe. And the only Sony console I've had to date was the PS2. MAYBE if I get a ps5 someday I'll finally be able to play MGS since I assume some sort of collection will be released for it down the line?
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As for MGS, its mainline games are Sony console exclusives, I believe. And the only Sony console I've had to date was the PS2. MAYBE if I get a ps5 someday I'll finally be able to play MGS since I assume some sort of collection will be released for it down the line?
Yeah, that's a factor I suppose. They did do a really handy "ultimate collection" for PS3 a few years back which is what I used for my marathon run. It has all the games through MGS4 except for some of the non-canon PSP games like Acid. But it does have Peace Walker, which is one of the greatest games ever, period. I couldn't believe how much I loved that game. I thought that as it originally came out for a handheld it would be some kind of step down but it ended up being one of the best games in the entire series by a mile.

I prefer "Twin Snakes" over the original PS1 version of MGS1, though, so I had to hook up the Gamecube once I got to that part of the series. And then I'd picked up MGSV: Ground Zeroes and Phantom Pain for Xbox One. So there was some system-hopping I had to do but if a person didn't care about playing the Twin Snakes remake of MGS1 then a person could easily play the entire series on PS4 (or 5, as the case may be).

I wouldn't hold my breath for another collection anytime soon, though, since the franchise is pretty much "dead" now and Konami and Kojima had a very messy "divorce". Unless they reconciled and put together a new game in the series, which is HIGHLY unlikely, I think the PS3 collection is as good as it's ever gonna get for that series. Which is fine by me, as it's a really fantastic collection.

But yeah, have fun with all that. I know I sure did. That series for me was life-changing.
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Old 03-13-2021, 09:13 PM   #9
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Oh that sucks.

So I guess I can forget about a collection coming to the PS5. And I'm not buying a PS3 just to play MGS games in the current decade.
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I'm pretty sure the PS3 collection will still play on a PS5. They apparently worked on PS4.
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There are probably quite a few, but one that pops into mind for me is Earthbound. I've never played it. I have it now, but I never got around to playing it. Castlevania IV is another. I have the Japanese version of it, but never actually just sat down and played it. Final Fantasy VII I've never played.

Secrets of Mana, I never played properly, even though I do have it now...but it's the Japanese version. I also never finished Chrono Trigger, which is a great game! Lost the charger to my DS. I had a copy for it thanks to a friend of mine. I have the Super Famicom version too. Someday I'll go back to it and beat ir properly.

I guess, for me, mostly the RPGs. I'm most interested in those.
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