What is the WORST game you've ever played?

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    1. LauraRawra

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      After playing the mess of a game that is Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments (Half way through solving the first case and my eyes were bleeding. THE ARM WRESTLING MINI GAME WAS TORTURE), it inspired me to create this thread and I'm genuinely curious. What is the crappiest game you've ever played? Brownie points for explaining why!
       
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      Alpha Protocol on PS3, not one enjoyable thing about it.
       
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      Gawd, there's lots of awful games and I'm just trying to think of the worst.

      Rise of the Robots was a shocker back in the day despite it releasing to huge fanfare.

      Duke Nukem Forever. I waited and waited and waited for it. When it released I'd lost all interest and good thing I had because by all accounts it was a complete mess. I did play the demo though and can concur from that little bit - it was s***e.

      Hooligans - Storm over Europe - Just a dire take on an RTS with Hooligans. Nopt actually sure if this was intended as a p*** take tbh.

      Superman on the N64 was duff as well.
       
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      Oh I remember Rise of the Robots! God awful beat-em up, clunky and about 3 moves each. Another one I forgot was a Megadrive/Genesis game called 2 Crude Dudes.
       
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      Turning Point : The Fall of Standards, sorry Liberty... Set in 1953 (10 years after the end of WW2) with gameplay that makes ET for Atari feel like a MENSA application test.
       
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      Haze
       
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      Rocketeer on the SNES
       
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      Haze was up there but also Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard, game physics were truly awful
       
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      From recent ones... I would say Assassins Creed 2. Very monotonous and nothing new compared to the first one. In fact I stopped to play it after 20% of the progress...
       
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      Kane and lynch ps3
       
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      Blasphemy!!
      AC2 was the best in the series.
      Maybe you're getting confused with the original, which was very repetitive.
      AC2 was where the series really took off.
      There was far more variety, and a better story, which was a perfect mix of linear and open world.
      The series has stumbled since then and never really got back what made 2 so good.


      For me, at least one of the worst games I've played was Conan on the 360.
      It wasn't a bad game as such.
      Yes it was a pretty repetitive hack n' slash, and I could have handled that.
      What really ruined the game was the lack of camera control and the sudden increase in difficulty right at the end. Especially with the final boss. I was playing on easy as well.

      I'd have happily played through it a few more times to grab more of the achievements, but they way the game slapped you in the face with what seemed like a 200% difficulty increase at the end, I just couldn't stomach going through it again.
      Instead I finished that final boss(I refused to let the game get the better of me), put my shoes on and went to my local Game to trade it in.
       
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      This is probably the worst I've played in recent times. A real broken mess. Loved the plot so persevered for a while but the game was broken... Clunky movement, random hit detection etc. Just awful.

      Alpha Protocol I really enjoyed... Totally nuts. Just checked and got 770/1000 on it.
       
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      I never had a problem with the game.
      Sure it looked dated, but I found it to be quite enjoyable.
      And the overall plot and ending was something I really enjoyed the most.
       
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      there are so many duff games to choose from.

      pretty much everything on the Jaguar (with only a couple exceptions)
      Rise of the Robots (all platforms!)
      Diakatana (PC/N64)
      Robocop 3 (snes)
      Shaq-fu (snes)
       
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      chess....the graphics were great but the storyline and plot were terrible​
       
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      I remember after school walking fifteen minutes to the shops to buy Renegade 3 on the C64. I then had a half hour walk home before I got to play it. It had got a shill review of 90% in ZZap magazine. The game was total crap, I vividly remember my disappointment!
       
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      Star Wars Force Unleashed 2 (PS3)
      Story not nearly as good Unleashed 1. Repetitive...boring
       
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      I kind of agree with you there.
      Even the Balrog fight wasn't as good as it really could have been.
      The game looked pretty, and it was good that the light sabres actually removed limbs rather than acting like a glowing rob which you beat people with.

      As for the repetitiveness.
      The first game was guilty of recycling the levels.
      Or at the very least the areas those levels were based on.
       
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      Your not wrong here, I played it on the Amiga where you had to disk swap a few times between games and it took an age to load, it was terrible.
       
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      Destiny is the worst game I've played for a long time.

      In fact I'd say it's games like this that are ruining the industry. You used to be able to play competitive shooters on an even playing field. Now you can't. Damn shame.
       
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      I'm going it's Rory Macilroy golf on ps4. I payed £55 on psn and the game is absolutely terrible. It's too easy. Graphics are good for ps4 but there's hardly any courses. Tiger woods 14 had over 30 excellent courses. RMG had 6 on release and a year on i think there are now 9 proper courses.
      So I'm voting for RMG. Oh yes I must also say that fallout 4 comes a close second. A dreadful game with laughable AI that's 20 years out of date. Th pe graphics on ps4 were poor. The gameplay and dialogue was beyond belief for a game made in 2015.
       
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      There's obviously loads of bad games that've been forgotten but if it comes down to hype/expectation vs crappiness then I'll also go for Rise of the Robots (CD32 version for me so at least I was spared the disk swapping).

      I was hyped for this for ages and my then gf bought it for my birthday. She's a non-gamer and completed it first go by continually tapping whatever button it was. Biggest disappointment was the graphics which were also hyped due to being rendered or whatever and they were decidedly average at best. Gameplay was definitely non-existent.
       
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      Lord Of The Rings Conquest on the Xbox 360. To date the only game ive ever taken back to get a refund the day i bought it.
       
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      Don Bradman cricket on ps4 was awful because it was identical to the PS3 version. No effort had been made to improve the game in any way. A complete waste of money and a total rip off
       
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      Depends on the platform...

      Atari 2600: ET, yes it was awful
      C64: Elite or Revs, both over-rated
      SNES: Donkey Kong Country 2
      N64: Top Gear Rally, don't think there were ever any decent driving games
      Wii: most of the non-Nintendo ones
      PS2: Fifa
      PS3: GTA IV, such a clunky game compared to the PS2 version
       
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      Harry Potter games were crap! I loved the books and movies but the games have been really disappointing!
       
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      In the context I've followed the series back from the Msx days and purchased a PS3 just for the forth entry to the series, my personal
      Worst game is Metal Gear Solid 5. So much promise, but in the end a non immersive mess as far as gameplay was concerned.
       
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      Difficult to name a worst game, but most overhyped game I've ever played is Zelda:Ocarina of Time on the 3DS.

      It may have been passable back in '98, but to then receive review scores such as IGN's 9.5/10 thirteen years later is a joke.

      Bland environments, no levelling system, no upgrades, monotonous backtracking...it should've been reviewed and rated in comparison to every other title released in 2011, by which it should've received no more than a 4/10.

      An absolute bore of a game, even when viewed through rose tinted specs.
       
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      ^i only remember playing it back then but loved it. But that could be nostalgia, however have replayed many games back then that had high scores like Mario 64 and it's still great
       

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