Underrated Video Games

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Star Trek: Borg (1996 Video Game)
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The player is a Starfleet cadet whose father was killed during the Battle of Wolf 359 fought against the Borg 10 years ago. Impish Q shows up and offers him to go back in time to his father's ship during the battle and try to save him.
Director: James L. Conway
 
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Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance (1999 Video Game)
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You play a young freighter pilot who eventually must join the rebellion against the Empire.
 
3.
Sin (1998 Video Game)
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4.
Star Trek: Klingon Academy (2000 Video Game)
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In this FMV space combat game and prequel to Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, the death of a respected Klingon leader causes a coup d'état attempt. General Chang and his best cadet, Torlek (the player), try to stop it.
Director: Robb Hart
 
5.
The Operative: No One Lives Forever (2000 Video Game)
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A 1960's female spy must battle an eccentric terrorist organization.
Director: Craig Hubbard
 
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Star Trek: Armada (2000 Video Game)
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You play the various rival nations of the Star Trek universe in a real time space strategy game.
Director: Trey Watkins
 
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Star Wars: Episode I - Racer (2000 Video Game)
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Compete in the galactic pod-racing championship as one of the many pod-racers featured in 'Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace'.
 
8.
Deus Ex (2000 Video Game)
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In a dark cyberpunk future where poverty, disease, oppression and terrorism are widespread, J.C. Denton, a new cybernetically-enhanced special agent, finds evidence of a massive conspiracy when his brother, also an agent, goes rogue.
Director: Warren Spector
 
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Star Wars: Episode I - Battle for Naboo (2001 Video Game)
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Lt. Gavin Skies of the Naboo Army must fight against the Trade Federation forces that have just invaded his home planet.
 
10.
Aliens vs. Predator 2 (2001 Video Game)
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A team of scientists have tampered in a realm of space that was to remain untouched. Guarded by a squadron...
 
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Star Wars: Starfighter (2001 Video Game)
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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... the greedy Trade Federation stands poised to invade the small planet of Naboo...
Director: Daron Stinnett
 
12.
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron II - Rogue Leader (2001 Video Game)
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In this sequel to "Rogue Squadron," Rebel Alliance pilots Luke Skywalker and Wedge Antilles lead the...
 
13.
007: Nightfire (2002 Video Game)
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James Bond is back. His mission this time, is to investigate about a stolen space weapon platform. They suspect that Raphael Drake...
 
14.
Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter (2002 Video Game)
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Play as a jedi that is field testing a new starfighter who is quickly dragged into a regional conflict
Director: Daron Stinnett
 
15.
Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven (2002 Video Game)
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You play a 1930s mobster as you act out your confession of your rise in the ranks of organized crime.
Director: Daniel Vávra
 
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Star Wars: Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast (2002 Video Game)
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You guide mercenary Kyle Katarn, who must stop the evil plot of a renegade Jedi by relearning his skills as a Jedi Knight.
 
17.
Star Wars: Bounty Hunter (2002 Video Game)
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You are Jango Fett, the most fearless bounty hunter in the galaxy, hired to capture a deranged Dark Jedi...
Director: Jon Knoles
 
18.
The Thing (2002 Video Game)
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You play the part of a military team sent to investigate what happened at U.S. Outpost 31, and must face the Thing yourself.
 
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Star Trek: Elite Force II (2003 Video Game)
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Lt. Alexander Munro, the leader of the Hazard Team aboard the U. S. S. Enterprise-E, must investigate the secrets of a horrific bioweapon and stop it.
 
20.
James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (2003 Video Game)
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MI6 agent James Bond:007 rushes into action to rescue Oxford scientist Katya Nadanova from a terrorist facility in Egypt...
Director: Scot Bayless
 
21.
Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge (2003 Video Game)
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Set in a world that travels in the skies rather than cars Nathan Hail goes on an epic journey to revenge a fallen friend and discover the secrets to a masterminds deadly invention
Director: Matt Brunner
 
22.
Unreal II: The Awakening (2003 Video Game)
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Freedom Fighters (2003 Video Game)
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In an alternate present, a vigilante named Chris Stone works to return New York City to its people as the Soviet Union continue their conquest for global rule.
 
25.
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003 Video Game)
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The brooding cop has left the DEA and returned to the NYPD. When his latest case ends up involving the thought-dead femme fatale Mona Sax, he finds that his journey through the night is far from over.
Director: Navid Khonsari
 
26.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines (2004 Video Game)
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Beginning your journey as a new Kindred, you must choose your path to follow the high class Vampire Society, or the lawbreaking group of Anarchs as you find your place in this new world.
 
27.
Bloodrayne 2 (2004 Video Game)
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Rayne is "dhampir," born from the unnatural union of vampire and human. Blessed with the powers of a...
Director: Joseph Sutton
 
28.
The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (2004 Video Game)
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Set before the events of "Pitch Black", this game tells the story of how Richard B. Riddick obtained his ability to see in the dark...
Director: Tom Keegan
 
29.
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault (2004 Video Game)
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You play through the eyes of soldiers in various engagements of the Pacific Theatre of World War II.
 
30.
Gun (2005 Video Game)
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Gun takes gamers to the untamed West of the late-1800s where greed, lust and murder are rampant.
 
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Jade Empire (2005 Video Game)
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As an orphan you grew up in the Jade Empire under the care of a strict yet loving master,who runs a...
 
32.
Medal of Honor: European Assault (2005 Video Game)
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Director: Adam Foshko
 
33.
Advent Rising (2005 Video Game)
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At the dawn of interstellar reasoning, as the first intelligent races took to the stars and began to interact with each other...
Director: Donald Mustard
 
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Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction (2005 Video Game)
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North Korea seems to be opening up to the outside world under the rule of Choi Kim. However, his son...
Director: Cameron Brown
 
35.
Far Cry Instincts (2005 Video Game)
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Jack Carver, a former U.S. Navy sailor, is trapped on an island after his boat was destroyed. With the odds against him, Jack must adapt to the island and fight through an army of mercenaries, rescue a reporter, and get off the island alive.
 
36.
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 (2005 Video Game)
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The game tells the story of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment of the famed 101st Airborne Division who were dropped behind German lines on D-Day.
 
37.
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood (2005 Video Game)
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Director: Brian Martel
 
38.
Medal of Honor: Airborne (2007 Video Game)
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Step into the boots of Boyd Travers, Private First Class of the 82nd Airborne Division and engage in battles throughout Europe...
 
39.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl (2007 Video Game)
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You play as a scavenger suffering from amnesia inside the exclusion zone of a nuclear power plant in the Ukraine which exploded, creating mutants, and weird paranormal activity.
Director: Zach Hanks
 
40.
Stranglehold (2007 Video Game)
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A third-person video game set in Hong Kong and Chicago where a tough cop battles the mob.
 
42.
Call of Duty: World at War (2008 Video Game)
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An epic story of an American marine and a Soviet soldier in WWII.
Director: Margaret Tang
 
43.
World in Conflict: Soviet Assault (2009 Video Game)
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During a Cold War invasion of the U.S. mainland, Colonel Orlovsky, Major Lebedjev, and Captain Malashenko must solve their internal differences and combat the American enemy at the same time.
 
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Medal of Honor (2010 Video Game)
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A first person shooter developed with the help of Tier 1 military operators depicting violent missions in Afganistan.