ITT we tell the poster above us why their favorite game sucks (477)

1 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-08-03 05:20 ID:QLhp9ZtD

There was a thread like this in /anime/ and, although it seems to have died from lack of interest, I liked it. Let's try it here.

For instance, assuming >>0's favorite is THE GAME: What fun is a game that can't be won? Also, you just lost it.

My favorite: Metal Gear Solid 3

No protracted arguments in this thread please, just keep it going.

428 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2015-09-09 19:08 ID:CVxdllLE

it's an overly basic hack and slash without enough to do to stop it from becoming menial

rune factory 4

429 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2015-09-14 05:51 ID:IShCuWYz

No good marriage candidates for female protagonist.

Legend of Mana

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431 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2015-09-16 22:59 ID:gHYw6SPY

Shitty co-op compared to earlier installments and there's no punishment for dying.

Planescape Torment.

432 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2015-10-06 04:34 ID:ne7ZB1DT

Game focuses on its writing to the detriment of both game mechanics and game stability - anything beyond dialogue is a poorly-coded and designed slog and any higher-level magic has a good chance of simply crashing the game.

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate.

433 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2015-10-15 10:25 ID:fuxMbTii

Turned what used to be a life and death struggle against a monster into a 4 player clusterfuck where the monster isn't even hard because of it being mounted and toppled every 60 seconds. The game is also doubled in content because of the amount of recolored monsters.

Link's Awakening

434 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2015-12-19 05:32 ID:92Fgr3zN

Link's Awakening was too good to require graphics to compensate for it's inadequacies. Sword of Mana on the GBA looked better, played better, had a better story even though I can't remember it. It was amazing to play for the time on a GBASP, enough to escape the imperatives of other things. Though I was sure i'd get killed so nothing had any permenance, problems could be endured. Getting killed larger than any other issue.

Return to Zork

435 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2015-12-27 02:42 ID:QVHAuPUN

worst zork EVER, there were no captions to the speech so if you were deaf or didn't have a sound card the game would basicly be unplayable.

street fighter 2

436 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2015-12-30 09:02 ID:QVHAuPUN

cammy is nasty shemale


437 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-03-29 15:18 ID:gNnLnp78

Initially I planned to give somewhat of a tentative recommendation based almost entirely on the game's gorgeous environments and striking atmosphere, but as I went on playing I found that beyond that there was nothing there for it. The writing is abysmal, and even if I tried to look at it through a more tongue-in-cheek lens so much of it is just empty. It’s not an amusing kind of bad either (like “Rise of the Dragon”, which is another point-and-click game that puts style over substance). There’s no sense of weight to this world that ironically enough fleshes itself out only visually, but has absolutely no other substance to it. It’s completely hollow of personality, of characters, of emotion or of any real world. It’s a beautiful backdrop of nothing.

The biggest question I had while playing was “Why should I care about what’s going on?” And the only answer I had was “to see what backgrounds I get to see next”.

It seems the game itself too, works in a similar sense. Rather than the story painting and weaving together the backgrounds, it's vice versa.

The protagonist has virtually no personality, never acts on his own behalf, and the character we portray onto him fails to convey any realism because he doesn’t talk like a normal human being would. With whiny dialogue choices that essentially all boil down to “I’m the hero, you should listen to me”, the cardboard-cutout cast just eventually plays into it and he gets to play the hero like he wants. Maybe this is all some depressive fantasy of his -- this lonely, abandoned middle-aged geek who retreats to his comic books for comfort, and dreams he’s the hero. He’s wanted, he’s loved, and he gets exactly what he wants in a Total Recall all-goes-right kind of adventure. But even if it were the case (and it’s not, unfortunately), it wouldn’t forgive the extremely unfulfilling game experience.

The problem is, in the context of Noctropolis, the "silent protagonist" trope doesn't work. There's a reason adventure games almost never have silent protagonists, and this is because they're entirely narrative-driven. For a narrative to work, it needs to have a pivotal main character we can relate to. Games like HL2, Zelda, Dead Space, etc -- the story is not the primary focus, it is the gameplay that drives the story forward, whereas it's vice-versa in point-and-clicks. In a genre with this amount of focus on narrative, it's just not suited for a silent protagonist, especially with one as poorly done as the one in Noctropolis.

Sonic 3 & Knuckles

438 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-04-02 04:06 ID:l9EIdPd4

The special stages are fucking horrible, the insta-shield is next to worthless, and a lot of the enemies are a huge pain in the ass.


439 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-04-12 02:57 ID:YVSeOkfn

It's boring until you get to Twoson, Stonehenge is tedious.

Ace Combat Zero

440 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-04-12 17:05 ID:1/Cysyzp

Ace Combat Zero moar liek just Zero amirite

Crusader Kings 2

441 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-04-21 02:13 ID:ClXPLynu


>Wait to get fucked over by sweden simulator

442 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-04-21 02:13 ID:ClXPLynu

Team Fortress 2

443 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-04-30 13:06 ID:mUNjVbSQ

10+gb of hats
age of empires 2

444 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-05-03 19:28 ID:J2J6IFuq

AoE2 is just an endurance competition of who can continue to mash the queue unit button longer. AoE3 was objectively better in every way.

Final Fantasy XI

445 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-05-06 23:15 ID:Heaven

446 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-06-02 21:10 ID:RYeAaJrz

Not a video game.

Super Mario 2

447 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-06-24 00:27 ID:Ycfkif7m


which resident evil was the one with the trans gender virus and the boss monster that was some guy who grew boobs?

448 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-08-23 19:46 ID:Heaven

It's not even Mario, just reskinned Doki Doki Panic.

The Ultimate Doom

449 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-09-01 07:43 ID:2tVq9Wy+


Doom has aged as well as Sunday milk from 1988.

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

450 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-09-08 05:08 ID:yxzvrSrw

Lazy 2-D doodle design.

Diablo 3

451 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-09-26 12:29 ID:xpmIJNjk

diablo pee. shitty community.

Homeland for the Gamecube

452 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2016-11-25 18:51 ID:t8XD68sh

Nostalgic thing for oldies nobody cares about.


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454 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2017-02-23 11:28 ID:1FZhY0vl


RE Dead Aim, Ps2

I don't think it was exactly a transgender virus as much as it was just what he mutated into

455 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2017-03-06 08:38 ID:8khkMCWP

Bad writing.


456 Name: wexler : 2017-03-06 09:47 ID:iS2VWgQB

but it was called the T. G. virus, was it not?
at least jill didn't grow a dick.

457 Post deleted.

458 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2018-11-17 01:21 ID:cxvqp1Y+

Old, unfunny memes aren't games.

Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne featuring Dante from the Devil May Cry Series

459 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2018-11-17 21:02 ID:Pfxp0ZRe

>"Old, unfunny memes aren't games."
>posts an old, unfunny meme

Majora's Mask

460 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2018-11-20 22:50 ID:vK74fvyv

My favorite is cave story!

461 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2018-11-24 05:12 ID:cxvqp1Y+

Cave Story sucks because it isn't literally flawless like Majora's Mask.

Breath of the Wild

462 Name: Hodd Toward : 2018-11-25 19:42 ID:OjyOOq5q


463 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2018-11-25 19:56 ID:yMduluJB

I'm banned on /v/ right now.

464 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2018-11-25 20:55 ID:hCfIz8gR

Dragon's Dogma

465 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2018-11-25 23:45 ID:quejfD1A

literally just "what if skyrim was japanese"

466 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2018-11-26 00:04 ID:tzhAd6TN

My blood keeps getting smaller

467 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2019-07-21 21:24 ID:yAjVGfcB

Ok cool, but what’s your favorite game?
Mine’s Killer7.

468 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2019-11-08 03:12 ID:Q+SRwSrY

The North American cover art has too much red and black on it. This is the only possible criticism because the game itself is flawless.

No More Heroes

469 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2019-12-02 21:47 ID:44ic2aPW

Lightsaber Wagglefest

Shadowrun, the FPS on the xbox 360.

470 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2019-12-04 17:36 ID:Ql5FJ2QC

The cross platform multi-player was a decent idea, but it was poorly implemented and left the PC players to absolutely dominate the console players.

My favorite is Phantasy Star IV

471 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2019-12-10 01:42 ID:tpvtEuQW

A fucking JRPG on a the sega genesis with worse gameplay than it's competitors that couldn't decide if it wanted to be a fantasy or sci-fi setting, and sucks at both.

My favorite vidya game is Mega Man X, on the super ninty

472 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2019-12-11 05:25 ID:Oa+RiLzq

You don't have the dash at the start, and it's entirely possible to defeat 7/8 Mavericks without it, making the game artificially more difficult.

My favorite video game is Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles.

473 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2020-06-14 08:54 ID:Q+SRwSrY

No multiplayer mode

Double Dragon

474 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2020-06-14 18:30 ID:eM52w6vD

Punching whip-toting butch women is sexist and homophobic.


475 Name: retard : 2020-06-21 20:04 ID:7NExMzf2

this is for whites only

Minecraft Snapshot pre-release 8

Also there are no rules besides the first one

476 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2020-06-21 22:53 ID:Q+SRwSrY

> Hexen

All the console ports were ultra-shitty even by '90s standards.

> Minecraft

Inspires self-professed retards to spam 4-ch with their KKK servers. Also a garbage Infiniminer ripoff with unfocused gameplay and nothing but lolrandom additions like magic and new animals ever since early beta.


477 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2020-07-31 18:08 ID:pbllySyk

I have nothing bad to say about Factorio, well maybe the fact that if you don't pay attention to what time it is (maybe day), you can become unemplyed and homeless just like that.

Katana ZERO

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