Have you ever gotten so pumped for a brand new video game that you run out to the store, come back to play it – and it’s a giant flop!? Maybe the graphics suck, or the storyline's boring, or there's no action. There’s a ton of them out there and they’ll live a long life being known as just "average" -- or worse -- a "hot mess." Let's dive deep into the world of mundane video games that bring you little to no excitement and usually end up back in the bargain bin, or perhaps in a New Mexico landfill. Here's a look at the Top 10 Worst Video Games Ever.
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10. Pong Toss
You can’t get drunk playing this game because there’s NO beer in the cups. You can’t play beer pong without the beer – and in this case it may be digital beer, but even so, that’s just not going to work. So what exactly is the point of just throwing a ball into empty cups? There is NO POINT, no point at all! The fact that it was on the Wii didn’t help anything either because the controls were so weird, the ball always ended up across the room. You probably needed to get drunk just to pick up the Wii remote to try to get through this crappy game.
9. Hannah Montana: The Movie (Xbox360)
The Wii had a few Hannah Montana games that were perfect for tween girls, especially since it had a Just Dance concept that allowed you to dance with your idol, Hannah Montana. BUT, when Hannah Montana: The Movie released, the Xbox 360 game tried to follow the story of the film and failed miserably.
Miley Cyrus as an avatar is creepy enough, but when she’s bow-legged, walking around a farm that’s worse. The voices of the avatars sound like they’re drugged and though people still played for the easy achievements, it was a flop. Here’s an idea, take Miley Cyrus now, mix in a little pot smoking, twerking and a slight identity crisis on what race/gender she actually is and you’ll have a hit – TRUST ME.
8. Chicken Shoot
PETA would have a heyday with this! The title explains it all – you shoot chickens. You enter a level, shoot a bunch of chickens and move on. I’m not sure if they were trying to make a newer version of Duck Hunt, but I’m sorry, there’s nothing fun about shooting chickens – seriously, it’s really not fun at all.
7. Mario is Missing
First the Princess, now Mario – what is Luigi to do? Just leave him there man; it’s not even worth it. You’re going to get bored way before you ever get close to finding him. The DOS version was a tiny bit better, but truly no player ever had the desire to finish this game.
6. Back to the Future
Mary McFly never collected alarm clocks or dodged killer bees in the suburbs – did he? I sure don’t recall that happening in the movie – nor do I remember the giant milkshake fight in Hill Valley’s soda shop. When Back to the Future’s co-creator Bob Gale admitted that the 8-bit incarnation of Marty McFly was the worst ever, noting, “I should note that the previous BTTF video games have all sucked eggs – particularly the Nintendo 8-bit cartridge made by LJN in 1989 – truly one of the worst games ever.” I think that pretty much sums it up!