OPM: A while back we asked you all a simple question: what was the worst game on PS3? The biggest disaster? The experience that most sullied Sony’s console and left a bad taste in your mouth? You voted and these are the results.
lol, The only game on the list I played was #1 and I actually liked it. I also figured Skyrim would have been on the list because when it 1st launched it was almost unplayable.
I enjoyed Alpha Protocol. It could have been so much more but i enjoyed it. I played most of these games except Brink.
I wanted to like Alpha Protocol, it had an awesome concept, and very much like the Mass Effect series, but with spies. Unfortunately the gameplay just didnt attract me. If only they could go back and fix it.
Im with you. I greatly enjoyed Alpha Protocol for the ideas it tried to present. Yes, it ultimately fell short of a complete experience, but the conversation system, story, and feel of the game was really good. That and I only paid 5 bucks for it, so I was much more forgiving. If I paid 60 bucks for that, I would have been livid. Id love to see an Alpha Protocol 2 that had time to cook and be polished.
"I also figured Skyrim would have been on the list because when it 1st launched it was almost unplayable." Oddly enough I had no problem with PS3's Skyrim until they started patching it. Go figure. From this list, I played Alpha Protocol (liked it, but maybe that's because I paid 8 bucks for it) Aliens: Colonial Marines (didn't hate it, though the fake demo controversy really lowered my opinion of Gearbox) Brink (Yeah, pretty bad. One of my biggest letdowns last gen) I would have put Dead Island on this list. I know others didn't have the same problems because I was called a liar several times when I commented about it, but it was hands down the buggiest game I've ever played in my life.
I don't have many problems with Skyrim until after I reached above level 50 most of the time but a lot of people found it unplayable in the beginning and even returned it because of the sheer amount of them.. I think I got platinum, 2 weeks after it came out and it was also my 1st platinum. :) I still replay Skyrim more than any other game and think it was the greatest game of last gen. That's the main reason I'm giving ESO a chance. Skyrim was a disaster from the bugs and glitches to the DLC that never seemed like it was coming. I do see Alpha Protocol for $5 all the time and have been tempted to grab it and try it but seeing it on this list has put me off a bit.
lol The only game on the list I played was also #1. Yeah, the single player was very disappointing, but the online co-op was quite good fun at the time.
I never played the online co-op. I played it with co-op split-screen though and we had some good laughs with some of the one liners that the one side shouted.
I still play Skyrim also, though I started a new character, partly because my old one is stuck as a werewolf due to a glitched quest and partly just to play another race and do some of the things I didn't do before. It is a great game, but I'd put Demon's Souls and Dark Souls ahead of it for Game of the Generation. I've played all the Elder Scrolls games, and though they have evolved they're still basically the same game. Demon's Souls felt like something very new in several ways, beyond just being a new IP. Alpha Protocol for 5 bucks is a decent risk, I'd say. There are some very cool things about the game for sure, but prepare yourself for clunky controls. It's also one of the few games I feel deserves the comment "The graphics were so outdated it looked like a PS2 game."
I have both the Souls games but I think the combat is slow and find that the grind is too long. They are good games just not for me, if I want something more combat based I play Dragons Dogma. What race? Are you interested in ESO at all?
Almost the whole list includes multiplatform games. And they failed hard on other systems too. But Haze is an exclusive, and boy... What a POS game. Also, Lair should be on the list too.
i actually found LAIR to be good but i never tried it before the patch where they removed the Six Axis flying.
Yea, it's not as bad as people make it out to be.
The worst game for me was Dust but since it was free i cant complain
CoD? Seriously way to vent your childish hatred for the game.
Why is it childish? It's an opinion. Personally i think COD is absolute mindless trash, and besides, this was voted for by the readers so its not like the magazine has something against the game; its the gamers!
It's childish because over ALL the other bad games on the PS3 library which are far worse than CoD a bunch of angry people voted for the latest entry in the franchise which is barely a year old. In my opinion its a childish way to express the dislike of a game.
I remember Brink. I was really looking forward to it being good and was certainly disappointed when I got it.
Same here. The previews and the final product had a huge disconnect somewhere.
I don't understand why CoD: Ghosts is on this list. Sure it may bring nothing new to the table and may seem boring and repetitive for some people, but that doesn't make it a bad game. I'm sure a ton of people enjoyed it and its not broken or anything so I think calling it one of the biggest disasters is ridiculous.
Agreed. Amazing how a few online deaths can make one regret a 60 dollar purchase:/
I love CoD, but this isn't just a poor CoD, it's just a bad game. MP maps are dreadful (and huge), as are the spawnpoints, killstreaks, levelling-up system, balance, perk system, and they pretty much just fucked everything they could have up. It took everything wrong with MW3 and made a game of it. It's not really because people are getting tired of CoD as journalists would like to tell you, as most CoD fans will gladly buy and play the hell out of a good CoD. These are just bad games. There's a reason the online numbers are much higher for Black Ops 2. It's actually a good game, and everyone last year let out a very loud sigh of relief when it was released after the frustrating MW3. Nobody I know likes Ghosts or MW3, whereas they loved BO1 and BO2. Sure, assholes bash CoD every year, regardless of the iteration's quality, however there really is a consensus that this game is terrible, even from commentators on Youtube who rely on CoD videos as a form of income. The only thing that was enjoyable was the campaign (like MW3) after the first hour, but it really did feel like American propaganda in a way the others never did, which bothered to give decent reasons for each conflict and felt somewhat restrained (e.g MW2 airport scene was like a Russian 9/11; in MW3, the Russian President is a good guy and Makorov is the main enemy; conflict in BO2 was caused by a massive cyberattack that crippled the Chinese Stock Exchange, and the game even acknowledged the faults of the CIA, etc). Ghosts was just like, 'Everyone's out to get America, they'll kill us all!' with a completely unbelievable enemy. It's place on this list is totally fair.
What kinda publication believes Crytek UK is owned by EA? Official PlayStation Magazine, you sir fail.
COD's on there! Shocking people are waking up and smelling the coffee. I agree with most of the list, Haze didn't deser to be one,Aliens did but it should have graced the list. Do any of you guys remember a game called Bayonettta, sort of gone to the Wii U? I actually re-bought a 360 because it was so unplayable, and it's the ONLY multi platform game I own thats on the 360 rather than the PS3 with the acception of Mass effect that went over to PS3.
A list trying to make the ps3 look bad, but most titles on it are multiplatform, so it doesn't work.
The list is by Official Playstation Magazine UK. I doubt they are trying to make the PS3 look bad.
Your conspiracy theory fails sir.
Owned many of these and enjoyed them. Duke Nukem Forever, Haze, Aliens: Colonial Marines and Alpha Protocol.
I'd say the port of the original Bioshock on to the PS3. It was so well done on the Xbox360. On the PS3 it looked far too bright and too sharp as if they'd traced the Xbox360 version. I think they got it right with Bioshock 2 and certainly with Infinite though. I'd rather play Infinite on the PS3- the brightness of it suits the PS3. The PS3 version of The Orange Box used to be criticised as well. But early days for the PS3 were difficult to get to grips with and I'd still probably rather play it than a less good game.
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