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Submitted by iamnsuperman 1230d ago | opinion piece

The Dorklyst: The 15 Worst Weapons In Videogame History

"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."

This important-sounding quote was spoken by some guy after you die during Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and it still holds true. Weapons in videogames, too, keep getting more and more powerful, yet there are still ones included in games that make us wish we had the raw power of some sticks and stones instead. We're not talking the purposely-terrible joke weapons that show up sometimes (like the mop in Chrono Trigger or the Bubble Gun in Earthworm Jim 2) – we're talking the weapons the developers thought you'd actually use at some point. These are the 15 worst weapons in videogame history.

By Andrew Bridgman (Castlevania, Contra, Counterstrike, Culture, Fallout, Fallout 2, Ghost 'n Goblins, Halo: Combat Evolved, Mario Kart, South Park, Zombies Ate My Neighbors)

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