Perfection is something that everyone is striving to achieve in all facets of life. No matter the kind profession, field of study, or hobby one may choose, there will be a million different views and opinions on what is considered perfect. Yet not everything is viewed as satisfactory or meeting a desired standard. This is what many begin to categorize as the bad apples of the group. These are the other things that don't get it right at all and repel us away to search again for what is desired. This too is something that will never be universally agreed upon by everyone, as no two preferences will ever be the exact same. Yet preferences do have characteristics in common despite their vast differences, especially for what many consider to be bad and undesirable. In the realm of video games, this is something that is decided and debated all the time among all gamers. From console wars to deciding what title is the bane of the genre, gamers are always casting aside and classifying games as bad. Knowing what common themes to look for is the first step to understanding what makes a video game bad.