8Bit/Digi’s 5 Most Overlooked Games of 2020

The Games That Were Overlooked in 2020

The year has seen the launch of ground breaking works and some of the worst titles. 2020 has also had great games that have been overlooked by most of the community. For every hit game that pushed the medium to its limit or became a total train wreck, there will be those that are overlooked.

These are games that were good but did not get the attention they deserved. This could be due to being released at a bad time, or limited marketing. Yet we have not forgotten about these great games that you should have played in 2020.

These are the five most overlooked titles of 2020:

5. Double Kick Heroes

Double Kick Heroes is unique take on the zombie and post-apocalyptic genre. By combing two classic genres, players fight to survive the wasteland with the power of rock. This rhythm game has players needing to hit all the right keys while protecting their band from waves of mutants. Battling the forces of the apocalypse with your musical skills, what more could a rock star ask for.

8Bit/Digi’s 5 Most Overlooked Games of 2020

4. Paradise Killer

Paradise Killer is one of those indie titles that fully embraces the offbeat style that has defined indie gaming. All that used to tell the perfect blend of a crime thriller with elements of a fantasy adventure. Players take on the role of Lady Love Dies and explore the world of Paradise while seeking justice for the victims of a horrendous crime.

SINoAlice Parrah and Noya 8Bit/Digi


SINoALICE is a unique take on classic fairy tales that could only come from the creative mind of Yoko Taro. This JRPG mobile game has players explore the world of the library as a classic fairy tale character on a quest to revise their respected creator. For a mobile game, it has a solid story and unique artistic choices while the gameplay makes it a fun experience.

8Bit/Digi’s 5 Most Overlooked Games of 2020

2. Serious Sam 4

Serious Sam 4 is another lesson on how to make a f***ing shooter, keep it simple and focused on the fun. All you do is slaughter wave after wave of familiar monsters and aliens (nothing fancy or ground breaking). If you enjoyed playing Doom: Eternal and still have the itch for an old school shooter then this game is the answer.

1. Onee Chanbara Origin

Onee Chanbara Origin is both a remake of the first two games and a proper introduction to the classic series. It’s a cheesy experience that embraces the tropes that defines the hack ‘n’ slash genre. It’s easy to get into and the action starts right away. At the same time, it gives players so many reasons to comeback for more.

Was there a game you thought was amazing but didn’t get the attention it deserved? Share your thoughts about the most overlooked games of 2020 in the comment section below.

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