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Submitted by HAMM3RofBUDDHA 419d ago | opinion piece

The 3 Worst Video Games of 2013 So Far

The 2013 video game release season is slowly transitioning out of the dog days of summer into the fall months, which are always packed with triple-A titles, yearly blockbuster-sized sequels, and this year a whole new generation of video game hardware and software. For the most part the first eight months of 2013 have been packed with some amazing video game experiences, and some consider it to be one of the best years ever as far as top-notch gaming experiences go. With that being said there still have been some turds that have made it to market, so it’s a great time to reflect on three of the worst video game experiences of 2013.

Mind you that this list is solely based on video games that EB has played and reviewed, because it could surely feature a few other lackluster titles that EB hasn’t had the time to waste on. (Aliens: Colonial Marines, God of War: Ascension, PC, PS3, Star Trek, Xbox 360)

ShugaCane  +   419d ago
GoW Ascension Number 3.
Review Score: 7 out of 10

I guess that was a tremendous year, then.
WutangClam  +   419d ago
He does state that it is based solely on games he has played and reviewed personally, so that could have a lot to do with it.
ShugaCane  +   419d ago
Well he hasn't played many games then, cause a 7 out of 10 game making it to a list of "Worst Games" ? Seriously ? Plus, GoW has nothing to do here. It's not the best GoW that's for sure, but it's still one damn good game. The guy should play the Walking Dead game. Now that's a bad game.
Ezio2048  +   419d ago
God of war Ascension is not as good as gow3 but it is nowhere near to be included in worst game of the year list......its still a very good game
iamnsuperman  +   419d ago
It may be from what he has played but this game should be there:

Ride to Hell: Retribution

So bad
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TenBensons  +   419d ago
That game looked shockingly bad. I watched about 30 mins of a lets play and it made me question my existence in the worst possible way.
Krimmson  +   419d ago
I actually beat the game. It is so hilariously bad that I just had to keep on going.

One of the funniest things in the game is a part in the beginning of the game where a gang is chasing you and your brother with their choppers.
When one of them comes up to you, you have to mash a button to hit them and make them swerve out. However you sit still and let them hit you once, they'll just drive away and soon spontaneously explode.

I think broke my jaw from sheer laughter when that happened.
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   419d ago
I liked God Of War Ascension but I can understand why some people were disappointed with it.
Calling it one of the worst games this year though is stupid. One of the most disappointing? maybe. Worst? no where near.
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ritsuka666  +   419d ago
This game is not polished enough to be called a God of War game.
DeletedAcc  +   419d ago
Wut?
AznGaara  +   419d ago
Lol it's really not. I had glitches everywhere during my play through. Still enjoyed it though.
ritsuka666  +   419d ago
This game is a disappointment. do not get the wrong idea, this is a great game but it just is not as good like God of War 3.
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miyamoto  +   419d ago
have you played it or not?

gow:a beats gow iii in terms of graphics, mind you
i hope you have 20/20 vision
Angainor7  +   419d ago
The worst by far was Gears of War: Judgment.

In general i thing the 2 last gows (Ascension / Judgment) weren't necessary..
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Funantic1  +   419d ago
Yeah I was disappointed with last Gears of War and God of War. Both sucked big time. They got one chance to make another great game or I'll give up on the series.
Lord_Sloth  +   419d ago
DmC: Devil may Cry needs to be in all 3 slots of this list.
WeAreLegion  +   419d ago
I take it you didn't actually play the game?

EDIT: And you didn't like it?!? I'm a huge DMC fan and I was upset that Capcom made Ninja Theory change the look of Dante and reboot the series, but I thought it turned out pretty darn well. Most reviewers loved it, too.
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Lord_Sloth  +   419d ago
Actually I did play the game on my brother's PC.
Lord_Sloth  +   419d ago
Reviewers are so wishy washy I never put any stock in them anymore.

I thought the gameplay was lackluster and the autolock was a chore. The music was easily the worst aspect of the game.

All this said, I wouldn't have been so hard on it if it were a new IP but since it wasn't, it had a certain standard to live up to. It failed.
benzopil  +   419d ago
Ride to Hell? Fast & Furious?
Williamson  +   419d ago
Imo gow ascension is one of the best games ive played this year with the last of us, tomb raider, mgr and muramasa on the ps vita.
TenBensons  +   419d ago
Iv'e not played any of them so I cant comment really but I did play The War Z - now known as Infestation: Survivor Stories. It was so bad that Steam actually offered refunds due to the many missing features.
WeAreLegion  +   419d ago
Easy hits. -_-
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   419d ago
Haha pretty much.
Worst games of 2013...just stick GOW: Ascension as the picture and watch the clicks rise.

It's pathetic.
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GryestOfBluSkies  +   419d ago
while it was easily my least favorite GoW game, its by no means one of the worst games of the year. it certainly has no business being on a list with aliens on it. theres a big difference between bad and disappointing. gow:a id say is the latter.
greenyboi  +   419d ago
Whats sonys beloved gow doing on this list !!
dafegamer  +   419d ago
wth ride to hell and fast furios out this year, how can god of war be among the worst? clickbait article for sure
medman  +   419d ago
I just made a list of worst "games journalist" of the year. This author made the list.
redcar121  +   418d ago
All devs ..pc sony ms pay 4 hi score ign is the worst 4 it real gamers no what im talking bout
Shane Kim  +   418d ago
GoW acsension wasn't bad at all. Yes it had some glitches that occured, but nothing game breaking. The thing is, it is being compared to GoW III, one of the best games this generation, and that is hard to beat.
Tontus  +   415d ago
lol, God of War: Ascension shouldn't be on anyone's worst games of 2013 list, there's been some truly horrible games this year and whilst GoW:A is disappointing it's actually a good game, top 5 of the year so far imo. A very solid 8.5/10 title.

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