The Vapors

Each week throws off several new video game lists ranging from the humorous to the trivial. What's better? A list of those. Here's a roundup of the rundowns out there.

Vaporware: 5 Video Games That Should Be Released By Now (But May Never Be) [OC Weekly] With the release of Duke Nukem Forever and L.A. Noire, with a similarly torturous development history, what's left in the realm of video game vaporware? The OC Weekly ranks these by years in development; in terms of demand and ability to influence gamer crabbiness, No. 1 is by far Half-Life 2: Episode 3.

The Ten Best Video Games Most People Have Never Heard Of [Ranker] I'm not sure I'd say that "most people have never heard of" Descent unless you're dealing with children today. Still, very good game. And I'll totally vouch for Star Wars: Republic Commando, whose existence as an Xbox console exclusive in the PS2's prime might account for its overshadowing. That was still an excellent game..

Top 10 Worst Water Levels [Screwattack] Ranking barely behind escort missions is the despised water level, and Screwattack's summer-themed video rounds up a gaggle of the worst.

10 PC Real Time Strategy Games You Should Play Before You Die [Gaming Bolt] I am, admittedly, a complete neophyte on RTSes, but the comments section under this feature is furious that Homeworld did not make the list.

The Eight Best Red vs. Blue Moments [GamePro] On the occasion of Halo's 10th anniversary (also Bungie's 20th), GamePro rounds up eight of Rooster Teeth's best productions. Some familiarity with Red vs. Blue is ideal.