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Gamers are treated to some of the best titles developers can muster towards the end of a console generation. The Last of Us, BioShock Infinite, and the upcoming Grand Theft Auto V show off what talented creators can do after learning the hardware inside and out. But sometimes, the sterling examples of game development are accompanied by total turds. Recent embarrassments like Ride to Hell: Retribution, Dark, and now R.I.P.D. are quick to remind us that we're never going to be totally in the clear, quality wise. These flops have me thinking about the worst games I've encountered, and we're curious to hear about your miserable gaming experiences as well.
I've played plenty of terrible games on our Super Replay series. The worst of which is without a doubt the PlayStation version of Cyberia. But I knew that game was going to stink, so that hardly counts. The biggest surprise failure I've ever played was back in my earliest days of gaming. Our family's first system was an Atari 2600. I was overjoyed to have the likes of Pitfall!, Donkey Kong, and Pac-Man in our house, and I didn't have the most discerning tastes at my age. However, I knew from the very first screen that E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was an awful, unforgivable travesty. It may sound cliché, but that game stands as the most confusing, frustrating gift I've ever received. Gifts are supposed to bring people joy, not upset them. E.T. fell down pits, sometimes miraculously raising his head to float out of them like that one memorable seen from the film (which didn't happen). He's also pursued by trench coat-wearing agents that easily get snagged on the environment. With no clear purpose or indication of what items do, players are just left to tilt their heads at the screen in dismay.
Enough about the disappointments of my past. What video games stand out to you as the worst ever?
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I've played OverBlood..guess that..though, I think it's hilarious and awesome.
Drake of the 99 dragons is hands down the biggest piece i have yet to play.
I remember being so exited for Rouge Warrior then...........sadness.
I definitely avoid badly reviewed games. I have to say that the worst game that I've ever played (at least a game I expected to be better) was The Last Story. I've never been more disappointed in a game, even when I consider Other M.
X-Men 3, the movie, the game.
Gears of War: Judgement, it was a complete embarrassment to the franchise!
Batman Beyond for N64. My Lord, that was a horrible game.
Since games you knew were going to be bad don't count, the worst, most disappointing game I've ever played is...Megaman Legends/64. Hear me out! I played Legends 2 first. That game was awesome. I wanted to see the story of the original. It's original had a lot of flaws that could just not be overlooked. It made me very glad that Capcom decided to make a sequel. If I played Legends first, I may never have gave Legends 2 a chance.
Cabelas Alaskan something was awful.
aliens colonial marines
Too Human. Man I had high hopes for that game.