Submitted by WutangClam 706d ago | opinion piece

The Five Worst Video Games of 2013

From the overhyped, to the blatantly unfinished and even the downright terrible, the past year saw its fair share of bad games. Among this year’s class of bad games, a few stand out above the rest as those that the gaming world would much rather forget. (3DS, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Fighter Within, Hometown Story, PC, PS3, Ride to Hell: Retribution, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

zeal0us  +   706d ago
Ride to Hell: Retribution is the type of game you play if you want to torture yourself. Eutechnyx need to stick to Nascar.
coolbeans  +   706d ago
Or if you're sick and twisted enough, it's the kind where you can laugh at the methods Eutechnyx intends to torture you with.

No? That's still just me? :P
KonsoruMasuta  +   706d ago
My list:



Fighter Within

Ride to Hell

Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Although I do agree with the article, Colonial Marines was bad. I never played Hometown Story though.
OpieWinston  +   706d ago
Ryse was bad to you?

People are entitled to your opinion but how could you compare it to those pieces of shit.

You probably haven't even played Ryse or Fighter Within.
MisfitsInc  +   706d ago
Ryse is a pretty game, but it is TERRIBLE
KonsoruMasuta  +   706d ago
How are you going to tell me what I've played? Yes, I played Ryse and I found it to be repetitive. Yes, the graphics and character models are stunning (Sometimes I had to stop to admire the scenery). Yes, the kills in the game are brutal and cool to look at but there isn't much there besides that. Maybe they will be able to nail gameplay in a sequel. I'll look forward to that.

Fighter Within.... Fighter Within.... It was just plain awful. Please don't make me relive it.....
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H0RSE  +   705d ago
RYSE isn't GOTY material, but to classify it in a worst of 2013 list, seems a bit extreme... I'd say it's biggest flaw is repetitiveness. From a graphics side it's phenomenal, and from a technical side, (glitches, controls, etc.) it's also well done. I'm really not seeing how it qualifies as a "worst of 2013" game, unless you are simply putting all parameters used to judge these things aside, and using nothing but opinion to cast your vote.
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gamer7804  +   706d ago
Ryse? your list i'd agree with other than that. Ryse Graphics , yes are amazing, best so far of next gen, but even though its a bit repetitive, it doesn't make it terrible, it just makes the gameplay average, at worst, its an average game with amazing graphics.
headblackman  +   706d ago
yeah. kind of like kill zone shadow fall. pretty game with crap game play.
gamer7804  +   705d ago
i'd agree with that totally.
MasterCornholio  +   706d ago
1. Lococycle
2. Crimson Dragon
3. Ryse Son of Rome
4. Knack
5. Ride to Hell Retribution
6. Contrast
7. Aliens Colonial Marines
8. Fighter Within

If you want to kill yourself play these games in a gaming marathon.

Vegetarianshark  +   706d ago
What's wrong with Contrast? It has potential to be an amazing game unlike all the other crap you listed.
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_QQ_  +   706d ago
My list.
Beyond 2 souls
Aliens colonial marines
walking dead
fighter within
Ride to hell.
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Beyond 2 souls, stopped reading right there.

I respect your opinion, but i don't like it lol.
Mikefizzled  +   706d ago
Can't believe so many people are calling out Ryse. I really enjoyed the game the only real issue is the lack of depth to the combat. Backed up by a good story, great visuals and a decent multiplayer it doesn't deserve to be listed next to games like Survival Instinct and Ride to Hell.
christocolus  +   706d ago
I enjoyed ryse too. Sweet game but hope in the sequel the gameplay can match the amazing graphics though...atleast god of war ascension director is on board now so there will be no excuses this time
GetTricky  +   706d ago
1. Fuse- worlds most generic game.
2. Dark- terrible controls, AI, level design, game mechanics, voice acting, script.
3. Ride to Hell Retribution- ummm, how did this get released? And after like 5 years in development?
4. Sly Cooper Thieves in Time- like Socom 4 and the ps3 God of War games, it feels like a ps2 game... And thats not a good thing.
5. Gears of War Judgement- New campaign format was a bust (felt more like a dlc idea stretched out to an entire game). Multiplayer changes made it unplayable for the core crowd and they took out Horde Mode??? Almost a franchise killing title.

Honorable mentions... Flashback (boring, bad controls). God of War Ascension (basically no story and no weapons and the most lazy idea for implementing magic).
Still havent played Star Trek of Aliens Colonial Marines yet...but pretty much everything else.
I thought Fuse was really fun in local co-op. But i know what you mean.

I loved Sly 4 :/ It took me back to my childhood, i disagree, it CAN be a great thing.
GetTricky  +   706d ago
I thought it LOOKED great, but it just felt so dated. I hoped they could have evolved the gameplay. And those boss fights were infuriating. I still think Fuse would have been better as Overstrike. But it looks like that art style is moving towards Sunset Overdrive. Im still unconvinced that Insomniac can make a truly great game.
xxxGEOxxx  +   706d ago
You know, it's a shame a game like Ride to Hell wasn't created by a better team. The premise is great. A biker action oriented open world game where you could upgrade your bike, and live like a Son of Anarchy, but ended up being a bastard of chaos...such a shame.
McScroggz  +   706d ago
Luckily I haven't played any of these.
KillrateOmega  +   706d ago
Ride to Hell (how apt of a name) is such a complete piece of **** that I first thought that it was bad on purpose, for parody reasons, but nope. It's not parody. It's just that terrible.

The game feels like it wasn't finished, like it was cobbled together at the last minute.
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oIITSBIIo  +   706d ago
TLOU - Tomb raider .

most boring games that have a high score .
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AndroidVageta  +   706d ago
Bioshock Infinite...still, even after all this time, am pissed that this game was so bad. Repetitive, uninspiring characters and levels, mediocre graphics, etc.

Definitely my personal worst of 2013.
parentsbasement  +   705d ago
I couldn't hit the disagree button fast enough, im sorry, but ANY game that has automated founding fathers with machine guns CANT be bad.....brilliant imo.
AndroidVageta  +   705d ago
Well thank goodness people have opinions, eh? I certainly know I'm far from the only person that feels this way!

Either way...as a FPS in my eyes it was mediocre over all with the story being the only quasi-interesting part. Even then though it wasn't THAT good if you've ever watched or read any sci-fi in the past 10 years.

As a Shock game it is easily the weakest of them all. Ending felt straight made up and had no place in the over all series.
WilDRangeRrfc  +   705d ago
My list
4.Fifa 14

It's ok I'm kidding playing the ass off all these bad boys love them all PS4 is BOSS
parentsbasement  +   705d ago
Ok, I gameflyed Ride to Hell and I gotta say it may be the worst POS , well, ever maybe. I was hoping Road Rash meets Sons of Anarchy or something but , wow.....I just cant believe that was the best they could do.
AsunaYuukiTheFlash  +   705d ago
VTKC  +   703d ago
Remember Me, is my worst experience of this year. Alien Colonial Marines was too.

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