The 15 Most Overpowered Weapons In Videogame History

When moving through any game, your goal is usually to move up the food chain: get better guns, get better armor, get better everything. Get to the point where you're unstoppable, where you can mow through enemies like a weed whacker through a bunch of easily-whacked weeds. But this desire needs to be kept in check – because when the developers include weapons that are too good, it can completely throw off the balance of the whole game. There's no need for strategy or real challenge with weapons that are that powerful – and just like when Tim Allen makes a way too powerful weed whacker on Home Improvement, sometimes we need to recognize when things have gone too far. These are the 15 most overpowered weapons in videogame history.

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MasterofMagnetism1840d ago

How about the foam finger from Dead Space 2. One hit kill everything in site.

bubblebeam1840d ago

BFG from doom definitely. Glad you mentioned it.

Why wasn't Hyper Beam from Super Metroid in here? Or for that matter, Hyper Beam from Pokemon lol. Friggin lance and Hyper Beam. Dat Dragonite...

Good list.

caseh1840d ago

Lightning Storm from infamous is pretty badass:

Oh and the elbow strike from the Double Dragon arcade game, only move you need to complete the game. :D

AJKanismajoris1840d ago

How about the HK G3 from MOHW?

damn i hate that gun...

Faelan1840d ago

The knife entry made me laugh. It's so true.

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