Most Controversial Video Games

The Top Ten

1 Mortal Kombat

People fighting to the death heads being decapitated hearts being ripped out and people being knocked into a pit of spikes yeah that's controversial all right.

Mortal Kombat is the whole reason we have an ESRB Rating system thanks to its over the top violence and bloody Fatality's.

It made the game rating system. this is the reason there is a game rating system

At least they exist, they created esrb.

2 Grand Theft Auto

This series is to video games as Madonna is to music artists.

3 Night Trap Night Trap Product Image
4 Wolfenstein 3D Wolfenstein 3D Product Image

It's a game were you go around killing Nazi's which is for some reason considered a bad thing.

This game is awesome, but killing Nazis is the only reason why its banned from Germany!

5 Grand Theft Auto III Grand Theft Auto III Product Image
6 Conker's Bad Fur Day Conker's Bad Fur Day Product Image

This game was too underrated to fall under controversy.

7 Doom

Two teenager committed a massacre at a columbine School in the USA. They all now killed themselves.

8 Custer's Revenge Custer's Revenge Product Image

It's a game about General Custer rising from the dead to rape Indian girls how can anyone not be offended.

9 BMX XXX BMX XXX Product Image

I'm surprised the game didn't receive an A Rating.

10 Manhunt Manhunt Product Image

Its rated a for christsakes

The Contenders

11 The Guy Game The Guy Game Product Image

Banned almost immediately due to oblivious reasons

12 Ethnic Cleansing

Wish they could remaster,I love this game. (No,I'm not joking)

13 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Product Image

I love playing this game though that Hot Coffee mod I saw on YouTube is a bit too bad enough :P

14 Hatred

My name is not important...

15 Bully Bully Product Image
16 Gal*Gun: Double Peace Gal*Gun: Double Peace Product Image

I think it even got banned in some countries due to obvious reasons.

17 Twisted Metal: Black Twisted Metal: Black Product Image

Was really controversial mostly due to its incredibly violent and disturbing cut scenes, it was the first Twisted Metal game to garner an M rating.

Twisted Metal is really fun and Black gives the 5th element it never got having before.

18 Tales of Zestiria Tales of Zestiria Product Image

This caused controversy when it first came out in Japan due to Sorey and Milkeo having a very blatant homoerotic canon relationship with each other.
Kudos to Namco Bandai for getting away with having a gay couple in a JRPG!
I imagine this getting banned in some place like Russia though.

But everyone can agree that Tales of the Tempest is the worst Tales game ever made.

Also controversial due to pushing the supposed "main heroine" Alisha off to the sidelines halfway through the game

19 Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em Product Image

Probably the most vile porno game for the Atari 2600 I'd like to explain more about it but demons would probably drag me down to hell.

When you get 69 points, you get a new life. enough said.

20 Grand Theft Auto IV Grand Theft Auto IV Product Image
21 Postal 2 Postal 2 Product Image
22 Daikatana Daikatana Product Image
23 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Product Image

I played the mission "No Russian". It is cool but somewhat demoralizing.

"No Russian" is racist!

24 Counter Strike: Global Offensive Counter Strike: Global Offensive Product Image
25 Star Wars Battlefront II Star Wars Battlefront II Product Image

The loot box controversy warrants a spot on this list

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