The top 5 worst video games in every genre.

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#1 Posted by StatusShuffle (1747 posts) -
Does not matter the Gen as much, as this thread is about listing the worst games in each genre you have ever played top 5. Rpgs (W/J) Fighting Games Racing Puzzle(if apllicaple Action Adventure Platformer FPS TPS etc. Whatever you can think of.
#2 Posted by Second_Rook (3680 posts) -
Well I'll offer Way of the Warrior 3DO as the worst fighting game I've ever played. It was pretty cool that it contained a good chunk of White Zombie's La Sexorcisto as it's soundtrack but a terrible game none the less. Good thing Naughty Dog didn't go belly up after such a collosal piece of garbage or we might not have Uncharted today.
#3 Posted by Swift_Boss_A (14579 posts) -

I don't think I can live playing that many bad games, Im no video game nerd :P

#4 Posted by Shenmue_Jehuty (5207 posts) -

Listing top 5 sounds a little exhausting, bur here are my least favorite games for a few of those genres:

RPG: Lost Odyssee- I know a lot of people love this game, but I truly hated it. I played 4-hours and just could not take it anymore.

FPS: Black- Another game that a lot of people liked, but I just could not stand it.

Racing: Diddy Kong Racing - I have never liked this game, ever.

#5 Posted by Spinnerweb (2929 posts) -
I haven't played enough really bad games to say all of them but but... Action Adventure: god of War, GOW 2, GOW III, GOW Chains of Olympus, GOW Ghost of Sparta There now :P
#6 Posted by Second_Rook (3680 posts) -
[QUOTE="Spinnerweb"]I haven't played enough really bad games to say all of them but but... Action Adventure: god of War, GOW 2, GOW III, GOW Chains of Olympus, GOW Ghost of Sparta There now :P

I have a hard time believing that you played all of those games if you really didn't like the first one, particularly the hand helds.
#7 Posted by Spinnerweb (2929 posts) -
[QUOTE="Second_Rook"][QUOTE="Spinnerweb"]I haven't played enough really bad games to say all of them but but... Action Adventure: god of War, GOW 2, GOW III, GOW Chains of Olympus, GOW Ghost of Sparta There now :P

I have a hard time believing that you played all of those games if you really didn't like the first one, particularly the hand helds.

To be honest the only ones I've played are II and GOS, but I was being just a little funny. :P
#8 Posted by Dudersaper (32949 posts) -
[QUOTE="Spinnerweb"]I haven't played enough really bad games to say all of them but but... Action Adventure: god of War, GOW 2, GOW III, GOW Chains of Olympus, GOW Ghost of Sparta There now :P

In a way I do agree. Although I really like the gameplay, I find Kratos a stupid character and I hate the story. Worst Action Adventure: Red Ninja (PS2) Worst Fighter: DBZ Taiketsu (GBA) Worst Platformer: Akimbo Kung-Fu Hero (PC)
#9 Posted by Second_Rook (3680 posts) -
[QUOTE="Spinnerweb"] To be honest the only ones I've played are II and GOS, but I was being just a little funny. :P

If you get a chance GOW3 might change your mind a bit. Mind you I don't find the games to be replayable, but have had fun with each entry to the console series.
#10 Posted by Second_Rook (3680 posts) -
With a little double posting action allow me to throw out NARC (360) as the worst action game I have ever played.
#11 Posted by tab134 (345 posts) -
Worst Survival Horror Alone in the Dark 2 Run Like Hell Countdown Vampires Evil Dead Hail To The King Operation Racoon City...
#12 Posted by Spinnerweb (2929 posts) -
[QUOTE="tab134"]Worst Survival Horror Run Like Hell

High-five, I hated that game. [QUOTE="Second_Rook"][QUOTE="Spinnerweb"] To be honest the only ones I've played are II and GOS, but I was being just a little funny. :P

If you get a chance GOW3 might change your mind a bit. Mind you I don't find the games to be replayable, but have had fun with each entry to the console series.

Nah, I'm not interested in the series anymore :)
#13 Posted by riou7 (10833 posts) -

Have anyone mentioned Superman 64 yet? :P

#14 Posted by GreySeal9 (24859 posts) -

JRPGs

1. Final Fantasy XIII-2

2. Final Fantasy XIII-2

3. Final Fantasy XIII-2

4. Final Fantasy XIII-2

5. Final Fantasy XIII-2

#15 Posted by StatusShuffle (1747 posts) -

JRPGs

1. Final Fantasy XII

2. Final Fantasy XII

3. Final Fantasy XII

4. Final Fantasy X

5. Final Fantasy X-2

GreySeal9
I see...
#16 Posted by logicalfrank (1641 posts) -

Have anyone mentioned Superman 64 yet? :P

riou7

Worst game in the endlessly flying through rings genre, for sure!

#17 Posted by knuckl3head (908 posts) -

I loved the SSB series until Brawl. I think that games garbage and am surprised that is the final product as it feels like a beta and even still its gravely disappointing.

Thats the only game in recent memory I can think of but the amount of hate I have towards that title is enough to fill a 5 games for every genre list :p

#18 Posted by PetJel (3723 posts) -
FPS: Black- Another game that a lot of people liked, but I just could not stand it.Shenmue_Jehuty
While not the worst fps I have played, I agree that I did not enjoy it at all past the first level. I still have the game sitting in my shelf, waiting to ever be played again. For worst platformer I'll go with The Simpsons Camp Deadly on gameboy. It was hard, it was unfair, it was boring, repetetive, short, ugly. It's the only gameboy game I have ever sold. For the record, I own over 100 gameboy games.
#19 Posted by sAndroid17 (8711 posts) -

It'd be nice if you gave us your own list to start...

#20 Posted by fadersdream (3153 posts) -

Threads like this are tough because bad games aren't memorable.

That's why topics about disliking popular games and claiming they're bad go further.

But truly bad:

Superman

Aquaman

ET

Street Sweeper.

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Thing is a conversation like this doesn't go anywhere because we all know how bad the bad ones are. There's no contraversy.

#21 Posted by BigCheese349 (16 posts) -

I gota throw Unlimited Saga under the bus for RPG, idk what the hell they were trying with that game but I couldn't handle it.

#22 Posted by Assassin_87 (2314 posts) -

Answers in these kinds of threads are always flat out wrong. Objectively speaking, most people haven't even touched on the "worst" games in these genres. Probably because those games are downright broken in so many ways (unresponsive controls, graphical glitches, etc.), often to the point of being unbeatable, and the average semi-informed gamer is smart enough to avoid them like the plague.

The guy that listed Superman 64, E.T. 2600 and a couple of others hit the nail on the head. If someone enjoyed those two games, it was purely due to comic value. Let me go ahead and throw Big Rigs in there. Absolute unplayable crap.

#23 Posted by BarbaricAvatar (977 posts) -

I'm not doing a top 5, one from each genre is enough.

And only from games i've played. It's easy to say ET is probably the worst thing ever made but i've never played it so omit it.

  • MMO = Second Life (PC)
  • RPG = Eternal Ring (PS2)
  • FPS = Warhammer 40000: Fire Warrior (PC)
  • Strategy = Wartorn (PC)
  • Driving = Hot Wired (PC)
  • Puzzle = Bridge-It (CPC464)
  • Space/Flight = Combat Lynx (CPC464)
  • Sports = Sega Bass Fishing (PC)
  • 3PS = Reign of Fire (PS2)
  • Adventure = Lula 3D (PC)
  • Platformer = Roland in the Caves (CPC464)
  • Shooter = Dan Dare 2 (CPC464)
  • Fighting = Rise of the Robots (PC)

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And for worst on each platform:

  • PS2 = Eternal Ring
  • PC = Lula 3D
  • PS1 = Bubsy 3D
  • CPC = Bridge-It

Yes, i have played "Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing" on PC, but that's so bad that it has a charm, if that makes sense. It's funny-bad, not horrible-bad.

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I'd have to say that the flat-out worst game i've ever played is "Bridge-It" on the CPC.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kXr2814m30

Not only is it a terrible idea, frustrating and boring, it was also buggy and sometimes didn't load properly. So parts of some levels were strewn randomly around the screen.

#24 Posted by Dudersaper (32949 posts) -
The PS2 has worse games than Eternal Ring :P
#25 Posted by BarbaricAvatar (977 posts) -

The PS2 has worse games than Eternal Ring :PDudersaper

 

Not that i've played. For me it was close between that and Reign of Fire. The reason i chose Eternal Ring was that i couldn't remember any of it, which means my brain must be blocking it out. :D

#26 Posted by con_matrix (200 posts) -

Not sure about 5 for each genre but this is what I've got: 

Horror - Operation Racoon City, Silent hill downpour, fear 3

FPS - Turok (360), Project snowblind, operation flashpoint: RR

Fighting - Marvel vs capcom 3

Action/adventure - Mercenaries 1/2, Two worlds, LOTR: War in the north