Little known games you think are brilliant

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#1 Posted by northy2707 (83 posts) -

What games do u think are brilliant and don't get the recognitionthey deserve?

For me Football director is brilliant considering it is the first football (soccer)manager game on the ds (I know i have mentioned this before).

what little known games do u think are brilliant?

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#2 Posted by meiaman (3300 posts) -

Soccer is overrated. -_-

Ninjatown and robot custom arena.

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#3 Posted by jaredcsimpson (415 posts) -

Drawn to life...not the Sponge Bob one. The original Drawn to life game.

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#4 Posted by thomassmash (2039 posts) -

soccer is wayyyyyyyyy super-doble-triple-mega-ultra-hyper overated

magical starsing is really fresh from normal RPGs but almost nobody knows about it

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#5 Posted by TriniPlayer (7722 posts) -
Sonic chronicles for me
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#6 Posted by postmanmanman (276 posts) -

Shiren the Wanderer, because roguelikes are awesome.

Etrian Odyssey, although I'm not sure how "little-known" that is.

Lock's Quest. It was a really good tower defense/beat-'em-up action sort of game by 5th Cell, who also made Drawn to Life (not the Spongebob one, the original.)

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#7 Posted by zobi123 (344 posts) -

i just got this game a few days ago and it is really fun

Suikoden Tierkreis
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#8 Posted by pikaby (12720 posts) -

Drawn to Life, Bangai-O Spirits and, if it falls under the radar, Legendary Starfy.

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#9 Posted by Lucid1314 (332 posts) -

I found Trace Memory to be really good and pretty under the radar. But the best one I can think of that I have and that no one I know seems to know about or have is World at War. Other games I can think of that I have are Resident Evil (I guess), Demintium (I guess), and Rayman DS

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#10 Posted by TalesofRaGnArOk (3189 posts) -

Jump Ultimate Stars. Little known in the US at least

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#11 Posted by MetaKnight50 (3533 posts) -
Dragon Quest Monster: Joker.
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#12 Posted by awssk8er716 (8485 posts) -

Skate it. I think only people who skate would enjoy it though.

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#13 Posted by yokofox33 (30774 posts) -

Feel the Magic is pretty sweet. It's just so darned fun in a really quirky and hilarious way.

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#14 Posted by hydralisk86 (8802 posts) -

i just got this game a few days ago and it is really fun

Suikoden Tierkreiszobi123
Suikoden was very boring during the few number of hours I played it. Does the story ever get deeper?
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#15 Posted by NotAFurry (6055 posts) -

Brick 'em All. Now that's a very little known DS game.

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#16 Posted by Mr_Matthews (277 posts) -

Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure.

This game got so much press on gaming sites (or at least from my perspective) that I thought for sure that more people would know about it. And yet I walked into Game Crazy the other day and neither the MANAGER or the two employees he had with him had heard of it. After I told them about it, they found ONE COPY hidden behind the counter and put it up on the shelf.

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#17 Posted by wizzardjeff (6696 posts) -
I don't have any little known games:?
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#18 Posted by gotdangit (8151 posts) -

Fire Emblem DS

Rune Factory

I don't think they get enough praise as they should.

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#19 Posted by Space_Godzillla (4100 posts) -
[QUOTE="thomassmash"]

soccer is wayyyyyyyyy super-doble-triple-mega-ultra-hyper overated

magical starsing is really fresh from normal RPGs but almost nobody knows about it

What about SRT: OG Endless Frontier? The sigs rock by the way.
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#20 Posted by jjtiebuckle (1856 posts) -
If soccer is overrated, you must live outside the US of football (football) loving A. Under the radar- pick a popular cartoon, find the DS equivalent game, and voila!
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#21 Posted by adventureseeker (899 posts) -

Touch the Dead FTW!

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#22 Posted by riseneclipse (1176 posts) -

kirby canvas curse. incredible game, even tho its not traditional kirby, i really hope you guys go try it out, simply amazing.

on a side note kirby is really lacking some good games (squeak squad and the GBa games were meh) id love a great new one. oh and man i hope they make a Kirby air ride 2, i spent so much time on that. im not as big a kirby fan as i sound but the pink puff needs some love.

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#23 Posted by Mr_Matthews (277 posts) -

Touch the Dead FTW!

adventureseeker

Booooooooo!

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#24 Posted by spiggy500 (2042 posts) -

hotel dusk and professor layton

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#25 Posted by EyeShatteredSky (1510 posts) -

Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory. Graphics aren't anything special, and the framerate was bad at times, but I wouldn't go so far as to say it's a broken and boring stealth game.

Tetris DS. Yeah, the nintendo themes were hit or miss, (though personally I didn't mind,) but this was still a great and often addictive puzzle game!

And Drawn to Life. Very creative title that kinda flew under the radar.

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#26 Posted by Pdiddy105 (4577 posts) -

time hollow

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#27 Posted by ZumaJones07 (16458 posts) -
Clubhouse Games.
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#28 Posted by postmanmanman (276 posts) -

Fire Emblem DS

Rune Factory

I don't think they get enough praise as they should.

gotdangit

I nearly forgot! The Rune Factory series is awesome. People seem to avoid them because they're spin-offs of Harvest Moon, but they're really good RPGs.

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#29 Posted by R7_3 (1565 posts) -

Drone Tactics. If you like strategy RPGs, go buy this right now if you can find it:)

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#30 Posted by kiraismyhero (25 posts) -
SD gundam : Cross Drive Daigasso Band Brother Daigasso Band Brother Dx Taiko no tatsujin ds Jump Ultimate Star Ragnarok Ds They are all awesome games
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#31 Posted by thomassmash (2039 posts) -

[QUOTE="thomassmash"]

soccer is wayyyyyyyyy super-doble-triple-mega-ultra-hyper overated

magical starsing is really fresh from normal RPGs but almost nobody knows about it

Space_Godzillla

What about SRT: OG Endless Frontier? The sigs rock by the way.

thx, i know they really rock! well yeah here is really little known but in japan is a hit seller!:3 just yesterday i heard that they are making a sequel!!

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#32 Posted by riariases (2335 posts) -

hotel dusk and professor layton

spiggy500
Who the hell doesn't know about Professor Layton? It got a players choice for goodness sake. Anyways, I would say games like Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles EoT and RoF and probably Final Fantasy III DS. IV got alot of attention but I prefered III so much more because of the job system and the control scheme. Not to mention the cutscenes weren't so extremely cheesy that it made you feel lactose intollerent.
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#33 Posted by KrayzieJay (1851 posts) -
Luminous Arc?
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#34 Posted by razzack9 (461 posts) -

Rune Factory 2: was a load of fun and i think it deserved way more attention than it got, and also more than the 6.5 rating.

Skate it as well.

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#35 Posted by gameplayingmom (71 posts) -

Custom Robo Arena

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#36 Posted by Detroit222 (5371 posts) -

The Rune Factorys (both of them) are excellent.

But for a fun game with a sense of humor, I recommend Sims: Urbz - a funny storyline, great characters, good minigames, and loads of replay-ability.

After I get bored with everything else I always seem to wander back to that one.

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#38 Posted by The_Spiderman (113 posts) -

Lunar Knights: Great dungeon crawler w/RPG elements.

Dementium the Ward: Basically a1st person Resident Evil game.Great graphics & sound.

Moon:A Metroid clone but excellent nonetheless

Brothers in Arms DS:Like CoD but uses a 3rd person perspective similar to RE4.

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#39 Posted by XeonXarid (25 posts) -
Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure.Mr_Matthews
Yes, but is it any good?
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#40 Posted by SUPA_GLUSTEE (958 posts) -

Dragon Quest Monster: Joker.MetaKnight50

this

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#41 Posted by Mr_Matthews (277 posts) -

[QUOTE="Mr_Matthews"]Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure.XeonXarid
Yes, but is it any good?

I'll put it to you this way: when all is said and done and we've all moved on from the DS, Henry Hatsworth will most likely be in my Top 10 favorite games for the system. As a standard platformer it's pretty cool, but the puzzle elementson the bottom screenare implemented into the gameplay so well that the game achieves "awesome" status.

As far as platformers on the DS go, this game is second only to New Super Mario Bros, IMO

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#42 Posted by jjtiebuckle (1856 posts) -

But for a fun game with a sense of humor, I recommend Sims: Urbz - a funny storyline, great characters, good minigames, and loads of replay-ability.

Detroit222
Word. I got stuck trying to advance past the second city, but this is THE Sims game to own on a DS. Really old, but really wonderful.
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#43 Posted by alidsl (110 posts) -
Bangai o spirits and N+ both amazing games (and both extremely hard at times)
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#44 Posted by Space_Godzillla (4100 posts) -
[QUOTE="thomassmash"]

[QUOTE="Space_Godzillla"][QUOTE="thomassmash"]

soccer is wayyyyyyyyy super-doble-triple-mega-ultra-hyper overated

magical starsing is really fresh from normal RPGs but almost nobody knows about it

What about SRT: OG Endless Frontier? The sigs rock by the way.

thx, i know they really rock! well yeah here is really little known but in japan is a hit seller!:3 just yesterday i heard that they are making a sequel!!

Say what?!?!?! Sweeeeeeeet!
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#45 Posted by JAB991 (6077 posts) -

Henry Hatsworth and the Puzzling Adventure, Dementium: The Ward, Hotel Dusk: Room 215, Custom Robo Arena, Chibi Robo: Park Patrol

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#46 Posted by The_Creed (1429 posts) -
N+ is amazing... too bad the community is still down... and... hmm... I'm sure The world ends with you isn't under the radar... but its amazing.
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#47 Posted by soulless4now (41388 posts) -

soccer is wayyyyyyyyy super-doble-triple-mega-ultra-hyper overated

magical starsing is really fresh from normal RPGs but almost nobody knows about it

thomassmash
I just bought Magical Starsign recently but I haven't gotten a chance to play it yet. I'd say ninjatown is good. Too bad more people don't know about it.
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#48 Posted by riariases (2335 posts) -
N+ is amazing... too bad the community is still down... and... hmm... I'm sure The world ends with you isn't under the radar... but its amazing.The_Creed
Nope. The World Ends With You got a players choice award as well. its pretty well known which is probably why I can never find a copy in stores.