For decades, the gaming industry has witnessed great moments, many interesting stories. Many products have achieved success like Hollywood blockbuster and bring huge profits. Names like Call Of Duty, Final Fantasy have become the true monument and the inspiration of many, many gamers around the world.
However, there is no shortage of games, even though the quality is not bad, but it is too unlucky and falls unfortunately. Do not ignore the games in this article, because they deserve more people to experience more.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckaming is a game that seems to possess every element of success, especially when it comes to the world and legend of the game created by the famous fantasy writer R.A. Salvatore and Todd McFarlane are in charge of the art design. Kingdoms of Amalur boasts a vast world with lots of missions to perform, giving players over 200 hours of exploration. This may be a bit too much for some players, but it would be great if you went through Amalur’s five regions and played it all like a fantasy explorer.
Unfortunately, the game was sluggish on store shelves and only sold 1.2 million copies after 90 days of release. It sounds impressive, but it’s still a failure because three million is the minimum goal to break even. And not to be worse, the game’s developer, 38 Studios, filed for bankruptcy shortly after the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning was born.
Grim Fandango is a cult classic published by LucasArts. This is the first adventure game released by the company to use 3D graphics on the built-in background, giving the game a truly unique look. With a sense of film noir, Grim Fandango has turned Manny Calavera into one of the more unique video game characters in the history of media.
But even after gaining acclaim and praise for its design and direction, Grim Fandango met a commercial failure, only translating about half a million copies in worldwide sales. Fortunately it found new life later. In 2015, it was remade and re-released for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PC, Mac, Linux, and even Android and iOS.
Beyond Good & Evil
Beyond Good & Evil, developed by the French auteur game Michel Ancel, is the definition of a classic. It has received great reviews and critically acclaimed for its unique graphics, storytelling, and environmental design. But unfortunately, this game did not have a satisfactory sales in the first release in 2003. Partly due to the limitations, weaknesses in the promotion and the fact that it was released at the time Market saturation point with major titles. A remastered version was released in 2011 for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade, bringing the game to a new generation of players. Meanwhile, a sequel was announced in 2008, and several recent demos demonstrated the unique art design and unique sci-fi imagination of the game.
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is a game for Nintendo DS. The player controls Huang Lee in a top-down adventure in the midst of a chaotic setting with the Triads at Liberty City. Despite being part of one of the most successful franchises in history, Liberty City has only sold nearly 90,000 copies in the first two weeks of release in the US, making it a hoax despite its style. play great. Perhaps due to the fact at the time, the Nintendo DS was primarily thought to be a child-friendly platform. This has led to Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars having huge limitations in accessing different objects, and failure, though unfortunately, cannot be avoided.