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Top 3 Overlooked Video Games You May Have Missed This Generation

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PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have been released quite a while ago and while we are still waiting to hear more information about upcoming consoles, maybe now is a good time to look back and pick out those older video game titles. There are tons of great overlooked video games out there over the years, and as a result, some titles may have missed out on your weekly or monthly draws.

Axiom Verge – overlooked video games

  • Developer: Thomas Happ Games
  • Publisher: Thomas Happ Games
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, PSV, Wii U, XBO, NS
  • Released: March 31, 2015

Axiom Verge is an indie video game inspired by classic titles like Metroid, Contra, and Bionic Commando. The story of Axiom Verge is based on a scientist who wakes up from a laboratory accident and discovers that he is trapped in an alien world. Now the scientist must explore the terrain, gather strength, face the alien creatures and finally find his way back home. If you like classic NES and SNES titles then you’ll want to check out Axiom Verge.

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

  • Developer: Ninja Theory
  • Publisher: Ninja Theory
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO, NS
  • Released: August 8, 2017

Hellblade is a hack-and-slash video game described as a standalone AAA game from Ninja Theory. The game was developed by a small indie studio albeit with the level of detail expected from a large AAA electronics game. Hellblade’s story is about a Celtic warrior named Senua as she travels through Hell.

However, the hell Senua was seeing was through her own psychotic manifestations. Senua suffers from hallucinations, anxiety, paranoia, and depression. Because of these diseases, our protagonist has to embark on the very own journey.

Nioh – overlooked video games

  • Developer: Team Ninja
  • Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms: PS4, PC
  • Released: February 7, 2017

Team Ninja, the developers behind Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden, have been working hard on Nioh since 2004. The title is an action role-playing game set in the early 1600s. The player will play the role of William, a blonde Westerner who travels to Japan in search of a particular enemy. This is a Dark Souls-style video game but is clearly set in a Ninja Gaiden-style universe. While the story won’t blow you away, the game is sure to keep you excited, especially if you like carefully planned attacks and blocking mechanics.


  • Developer: Ghost Town Games
  • Publisher: Team17
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO, NS
  • Released: August 2, 2016

Overcooked is a cooking simulation arcade game. Developed by Ghost Town Games, players will play the role of a chef who must prepare various meals within the time allowed. However, the game is filled with obstacles and dangers that force players to quickly work together to come up with the desired recipe. As a relatively new release, the game has become a huge hit and must be played if you like quirky arcade-style co-op overlooked video games.

Tacoma – overlooked video games

  • Developer: Fullbright
  • Publisher: Fullbright
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Released: August 2, 2017

From the developer brought the critically acclaimed hit Gone Home, Tacoma. This is the latest release of Fullbright. This is one of the single-player adventure overlooked video games but is set on a space station in 2088. In the game, players will control a character named Amy to the station to find everyone missing and your target. is to find out what happened. Using her augmented reality device, Amy can unlock clues and past events to match time before she arrives.