What was your most hyped game(s) during each of the generations you played through?

  • Thread starter AISUYU
Ps1 I couldn’t wait for Tekken 3. Spend all my money on the arcade then still had to wait 6 months

Ps2: Fahrenheit. Angelo badalementi soundtrack choices etc. I was totally hypnotized by the demo they put out.

Ps3: Gt5. I hyped it up so much. Played prologue so incredibly much. And also GTA V. The hype was unbelievable.

Ps4: Dark Souls 3. After Bloodborne I couldn’t wait for a new Dark Souls. Metal Gear solid was also hyped, especially because of ground zeroes.

Ps5: Except for GT7, I don’t know yet. Can’t wait play a gt with proper single player campaign again.
The Bronx
Soul Blade PS1
I played that game to death. Even after it got scratched. Music, animations, vocals and the story of each character, were cool to me.

Ace Combat on Dreamcast
So realistic. I'd fly as far as I could go. Hurry to complete missions and just fly around. Move the camera outside the jet and look down with the cockpit in view of the landscape. Awesome game.

Powerstone 1&2 Dreamcast
Probably the best single and co-op game I've ever played on a console(Golden Eye was pretty close). Too much fun. Had gotten it for the PSP as well.

Gran Turismo 1-4 on each respective console.

TOCA Touring Cars & ToCA 2

Syphon Filter and Red Faction(think that was Nintendo). Played through and completed those games twice. Really enjoyed them.
The Bronx
Ace Combat never released on DC, you might be thinking of Air Force Delta
Had a look at some images and thought the graphics were better than that. Well, it was a jet fighter game on Dreamcast.
Atari 2600, probably the Masters of the Universe game, I still remember the 8-bit version of the intro music.
NES - Mario 3 and I think nothing else came close.
SNES - I was so hyped for Super Castlevania IV and it delivered, Chrono Trigger, Donkey Kong Country, Super Metroid. On the sports side, Super Tecmo Bowl.
PS1 - Final Fantasy VII after getting to know the franchise on the SNES, and Metal Gear Solid.
N64 - Zelda The Ocarina of Time, Starfox 64, Donkey Kong 64.
Dreamcast - Resident Evil Code Veronica, Shenmue, honorable mention NFL 2K.
To be continued...
The Bronx
How could I forget Shenmue. Got that game and sold it. No way could I play that game in real time, with a young son to take care of.


London, ON
The only games I've been super excited for on release day have been GT3, GT5, GT6 and GTAV. Before GT3 I was not really on the ball with what was coming out, and just begged my parents for a new game now and then or waited for birthday/christmas. GT4 dropped while I was backpacking so gaming was off my radar for a while and I never owned a PS4. Very excited for GT7 - I was gutted that it didn't end up making it as a release game for the PS5 after I wore my F5 key out trying to get online store websites to let me in for preorders.
United States
Marin County
I got every console that I've owned fairly far into it's life so I mostly was able to avoid the launch title flops.

- Gran Turismo 2

  • Gran Turismo 4,
  • GTA Vice City
  • GTA San Andreas
  • (Honorable Mention: I specifically remember being absolutely blown away by a GT3 demo at a gamestop before I bought a PS2)

Xbox 360
  • Elder Scrolls Skyrim
  • GTA IV
  • Read Dead Redemption
  • Forza Horizon

- Gran Turismo 5

Xbox One
  • Read Dead Redemption 2
  • Forza Horizon 3

  • Gran Turismo 7 (heavily dampened by the cross gen announcement)
  • Riders Republic (lol)

These are not necessarily my favorite titles of these consoles, but they were the ones I was hyped about. For me the PS2 & Xbox 360 were my favorite consoles and my game collection on those consoles dwarfed all the others (I had just two PS3 titles and only a handful of Xbox One titles). The most hyped I've been for a game is probably a 3-way tie between GTA Vice City, GTA San Andreas, and Gran Turismo 5. Like I still have nostalgic feelings of hype when watching the flock of seagulls GTA Vice City trailer. Helicopters! Motorcycles! 13 year old brain explodes

*I bought an N64 basically at the end of that console's life and so I don't remember getting particularly hyped for any upcoming games. My memory of the pre-PS1/N64 era is hazy at best.

edited after seeing @Wolfe 's excellent formatting
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