Best Game Nobody Played of 2016

Best Game Nobody Played of 2016 - Article

by Daniel Carreras, posted 5 days ago / 7,516 Views

Many great games release each year which, sadly, are simply overlooked and don't generate the kind of sales they really deserve. From accomplished sequels to long-running franchises, to brand new IPs that struggled to build up mindshare, this award attempts to give some additional exposure to some of the year's most forgotten titles. neglected


The Shortlist:


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Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma

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Paper Mario: Color Splash

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Song of the Deep

 

 

Battleborn

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The Winner:


Paper Mario: Color Splash

 

Maybe it’s simply down to the fact that the WiiU is now approaching the end of its lifespan, especially now that the Nintendo Switch is on the horizon, or perhaps Nintendo didn't market the game to its full potential. Whatever the reason for its modest sales, Paper Mario: Color Splash is a charming and enjoyable game that deserved more than the sub 500,000 sales it's managed to chalk up thus far. Fortunately Color Splash is showing some solid legs through the holiday period, so there's hope for it yet, but it's still a far cry from Super Paper Mario's almost 4 million units sold, or even Sticker Star's 2 million+.


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7 Comments

Rafie (5 days ago)

I would have said Zero Time Dilemma. That game NEVER gets talked about in recent conversations. Mario Color Splash does to an extent. It's still a Nintendo title in the realm of the Paper Mario series. ZTD needs more exposure, although Zero Escape Plan Nonary Game is by far the best in the series.


Rogerioandrade (5 days ago)

Still... Color Splash sould hundreds of thousands. I think the better choice here would be Zero Time Dillemma. Nobody talks about that game


Nautilus (5 days ago)

Zero Time Dillema should have taken the spot.Sure, its not as good as the first two entries, but it is still a superb entry.


Zenos (5 days ago)

Yep, I haven't played any of those for various reasons.


Walbert (5 days ago)

Well i played 4 of them.


Goodnightmoon (5 days ago)

Yes! Color Splash is a fantastic and really fun game, such a pity is so massively underrated because of internet irrational negativity and its stupid hate bandwagons, this game suffered the sins of its predecessor despite improving everything about it, really unfair, but for those who gave it a chance was a blast and a very nice goodbye to WiiU until Zelda gives it death.


Ka-pi96 (5 days ago)

Battleborn was pretty fun actually, too bad nobody wanted to play it. Also too bad it couldn`t win this award :(