Worst video games that you have played?

I actually really hated Fantasy Life on the 3DS. The characters just would not shut up. It's honestly what turned me off of JRPGs, a genre which I've always been "eh" about but that was the final blow. I could go on about why I don't like JRPGs forever.

I played this game on Steam called Calico, which was cute but the movement was so floaty and annoying.

I really wanted to enjoy Moonlighter but the keyboard+mouse controls were god-awful.

Pokémon Sun, Moon, UltraSun, and UltraMoon are all really bad games. Which is a shame, because they do a lot of things I like. The Island Challenge was good. I found the overworld well-crafted. It introduced the concept of regional forms, which are a great new take on old Pokémon. The new Pokémon designs were really good. But WOW, again like Fantasy Life, the complete inability of characters to shut up was annoying.

Ittle Dew 2 is an example of a game that I thought was the worst, but then one single update redeemed it. The first game was a top-down dungeon puzzle game. And it was really fun. Ittle Dew 2 introduced a lot of combat, and did the really annoying thing by including some really difficult boss fights. It redeemed itself with an update that made them really really easier.
 
the first thing that came to mind was the original Persona. Persona is one of my favourite video game series, but i was strangely disappointed with the original game. the gameplay is extremely outdated, and the PS1 localisation is... racist? they changed a character to be African American for absolutely no reason and gave him very stereotypical behaviours for a person of colour. thank goodness i played the PSP version. regardless of that, the game itself is also simply just not as good as the games that succeed it.
 
Probably WWII Aces for the Wii. I found it hard to control, or really know what I was doing most of the time. Luckily it was my dad’s game anyway lol.
 
The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, also known as The Walking Dead Season 3

To this day this is the worst game I had ever played. What hurts the most is that I PREORDERED THE STUPID GAME AND PAYED FULL PRICE FOR EVERY EPISODE ON XBOX WHEN IT CAME OUT. I could write an essay, a video essay even on how awful and disappointing this game is. Literally infuriating to think about. I recently replayed it with my partner (We played the whole series together because he had never played them, and I didn't remember the games well + hadn't finished the last game). The only reason I was able to get through this mess of a game was because I had someone to share my pain and make fun of it with me. Just awful. Wasted potential. Also, the Switch port is a glitched disaster and we had to replay the end of episode 3 seven times because it would register that we completed the episode so we couldn't progress to episode 4. This game makes me wanna blow up.
 
Yoshi's New Island is mostly mid, not the worst game to ever plagued the world.

I'd say Pokemon Sun and Moon is the "worst" Pokemon game I've played. Despite the great Pokemon designs and Guzma, it mostly contributes to the fact that Lillie is constantly shoehorned in the game via long "hand-holdy" cutscenes without an actual payoff or an actual sequel following the events of sun and moon which further shows Lillie's development. (Ultra sun and moon should've been sequels instead.)

N is superior over Lillie because his inclusion in the story wasn't so forced, has actual character development, and he actually has a big payoff in the gen 5 sequels.

Same problems are present in Pokemon Switch titles unfortunately. Which, I put all of the Pokemon switch titles as the worst games especially by Pokemon standards. With changes that made the games worse like permanent Exp. Share and a lack of actual difficulty or a difficulty selection at all.

It's like Sonic '06 all over again when Sonic games starts to fall off after.
 
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Yoshi's New Island is mostly mid, not the worst game to ever plagued the world.

I'd say Pokemon Sun and Moon is the "worst" Pokemon game I've played. Despite the great Pokemon designs and Guzma, it mostly contributes to the fact that Lillie is constantly shoehorned in the game via long "hand-holdy" cutscenes without an actual payoff or an actual sequel following the events of sun and moon which further shows Lillie's development. (Ultra sun and moon should've been sequels instead.)

N is superior over Lillie because his inclusion in the story wasn't so forced, has actual character development, and he actually has a big payoff in the gen 5 sequels.

Same problems are present in Pokemon Switch titles unfortunately. Which, I put all of the Pokemon switch titles as the worst games especially by Pokemon standards. With changes that made the games worse like permanent Exp. Share and a lack of actual difficulty or a difficulty selection at all.

It's like Sonic '06 all over again when Sonic games starts to fall off after.

Yeah, the characters I do not give a crap about. Lillie and Hau are lame.

Though I strongly dislike N as well.
 
The worst game I've ever played was probably Shamu's Deep Sea Adventures for Gamecube. Not only was is incredibly boring and frustrating but I think that game also caused my fear of the ocean and deep sea creatures. I can't handle playing games like Subnautica or anything because of the effect this game had on me when I was younger. I even had trouble playing through Wind Waker the first time I played through it because all the water freaked me out. It's still one of my favorite Zelda games though. More recently, I think the worst game I've played was Pokemon Scarlet. It felt completely unoriginal and it was so incredibly boring. Nothing felt inspired or made me want to keep playing and all the new Pokemon designs were so ugly. I barely got through the first two hours of the game. It was the nail in the coffin that has put me off of new Pokemon media completely.
 
There are very few games I actively dislike.

One of them is "Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam". I couldn't stand the constant pace stopping because of the forced toad hunting. Felt like there wasn't much going on in the story either.

Needless to stay, I still played until the very end. But I couldn't stomach anymore.
 
I seriously hate F-Zero 99. I can’t past the stupid mandatory third race and every time I’m close to completing it, my car either gets damaged and explodes or I get disqualified just as I’m literally reaching the line just because another car was barely ahead of me. I’ve been stuck on that stupid race since launch and I’m sick and tired of trying to clear it for an hour straight until my hands hurt just to access the actual game itself.
 
Dear Esther. I'm not really sure it even qualifies as a proper game. It's more of like, a story that you walk through. But it's boring as hell, the story itself isn't engaging, and it was misleading when it was released.
 
These are just my own opinions pretty much, so take everything here with a grain of salt.

Bravely Default. Yes, the base game is pretty good, ASIDE from the fact that once you hit a certain point in the story you have to grind bosses and levels repeatedly. That part of the game turned me off from it so much that I never bothered completing the main story. I've heard good things about Bravely Default II, but honestly, I'm not interested in trying it. 💀

Fire Emblem: Fates. The general gameplay is good, but the story is just heckin' awful and filled with mistakes and issues. Not to mention the fact that children characters are very prominent in this game. It feels wrong to be listing this here because I really did enjoy the gameplay, but uh, the story definitely could have been better.

Sonic and Mario at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. I don't know if it's just my old age speaking, but I FEEL like the Sonic and Mario Olympic video games had been done to death by this point, and I did not enjoy this one that much.

Persona (the entire series). This one is a bit odd for me. Considering I'm an anime fan, you think I'd enjoy Persona too. WRONG. I've tried a bit of every game in the series, and it's just... not my cup of tea (I highly prefer Shin Megami Tensei).

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric. If you need reassurance that Sonic games had gone downhill by this point, just relish in the fact that I bought this and then returned it a couple days later. 💀

Pokemon Sword and Shield. As much as I love Pokemon and played these games, I have to admit that they missed a huge opportunity to make Sword and Shield great games. The story felt largely uninspiring, the "evil" team wasn't really even an evil team and was boring, and the games by this point to me are uh, honestly forgettable. They're even worse than Scarlet/Violet imo, and those had tons of bugs and glitches when they first released.

Xenoblade Chronicles X. I have to say first and foremost that I never played this to completion. The soundtrack is really good, but the gameplay and story felt lacking at times.

Animal Crossing: City Folk. Genuinely my least favorite entry in the AC series, I can't imagine what they were thinking with this one. New Leaf and even New Horizons are miles and miles better. Heck, even WILD WORLD was better than this.
City Folk 😭
I suppose it is way too similar to Wild World, but it’s still Animal Crossing so to me it does not deserve the hate
 
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