[quote="Rascalking, post:1, topic:197921"]
Ok people, time for some blasphemy on this gorgeous Monday morning! ;)
Has there ever been a video game that was critically acclaimed, all your friends seemed to love, and you didn't? For instance-Goldeneye 64-a great game by all accounts, but perhaps you didn't like it as much, or worse-you hated it!
My quick list-
Mario 64-I know! This is horrid of me to say. I love the Mario series, but this one NEVER caught on for me. I understand why it's brilliant, I just personally don't like it.
Halo-I generally enjoy first person shooters, but this is another game I tried to get into but didn't.
3.Tony Hawk series-I really hate the reflex games like this, even though I have pretty good relexes. This one bores the heck out of me.
the first one, no....no, no, no... That was one of the best games of the 1990s, It's only flaw was that it didn't have an option to play as Luigi(a problem with most mario games after the SNES incarnation) and Yoshi only shows up to tell you "well done you finished the game". They fixed those issues with the DS version, but that was 10 years too late.
the other two you've listed are spot on. Halo never catched on with me, I guess it's an X-Box thing, and I was more of a Sony dude at the time... now I'm a fan of the Nintendo Wii, so still don't get it. In fact I really disliked the game.
And as far as Tony Hawk is concerned it ended with the PS2 version of number 3(which was one of the best sport games ever created), the rest of them sucked(except number 4 which was only slightly worse than the classic of the series), I consider all the ones not named "Pro skater" to be nothing but dodgy unoriginal spin-offs that sucked. The first 3 were solid sport games, the 4th a slight letdown, and then the turds came quickly to the forefront.