Most Disappointing Nintendo Video Games of All Time

The Most Disappointing Nintendo VideoGames Are Here In this list Also Don't Forget To Add Items To ones You thought were disappointing and don't forget to vote also

The Top Ten

1 Metroid Other M

They just had to turn Samus Aran into some emotional wimpy crybaby... - ModernSpongeBobSucks

What the hell does Other M mean? - Dominicmgm

Wow Mismatched Characters - VideoGamefan5

Seriously, Did You Think Anything Could Top This One? This VideoGame Was So Bad It Had Failure From Fans Who Wanted This Franchise To Be Good, Like They Had To Turn Samus Into Some Crybaby And Annoying Controls With Very Laugable Costumes With Bad Graphics That Don't Look Good At All! I Mean Just Very Very Bad Controls That Feel Sloppy With Bullcrap Just A Very Terrible Installment That Is Very Bad And Unintresting, 18/100 - VideoGamefan5

2 Super Mario Bros 2

This Is Super Hard At leastThe Sequel Was Better - VideoGamefan5

This Thing Was BAD! At Least The 3rd One Was Great



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3 Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival

I never played it, but from what I have heard, Its basically a Skylanders party game - B1ueNew

I bought this but the actual game is so long and boring its not worth it

It looked Cute But It Sucked - VideoGamefan5

This Looked Good, But It Was So Cashy Grabing

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4 Mario Party 9

The Mario Party Series Was An Absolute Blast From The N64 For Fun And Fans Were Happy For It And It Got More Hype Then Mario Party 8 Came Out Which Was Actually Pretty Good And Fun And Cool, This Was Such A Disappointment To Fans This Video Game Is Just Boring And Unintresting Just Very Very Hard I Mean Come On! Why Are The Levels And Stuff Very Hard It Looked Cool But It Sucked a lot I Mean Just A Very Huge Disappointment Just The Boss Battles Looked Good But They Weren't Even Good - VideoGamefan5

I love this game

So people say the New Super Mari oBros. series need a change and it has only gone for four games while old mario party has gone for NINE games and people get crazy for the smallest change! Wow! The series needed a change deal with it! And Super Mario Party is a Star Rush sequel, and not a "classic" mario party sequel if you actually saw the trailers - darthvadern

Horrible, Worst Mario Party

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5 Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

The Nintendo Power cover made it bad-butt but it was disappointing. - Maddox121

6 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity

This Was Very Cool Looking But It Just Sucked For Some Reason The Pokemon Franchise Is Very Successful And Fun But This Is Just Boring Crap That Isn't Even Fun Just A Way To Make Money Cash To Crap On For This, Its Just Boring And Lame Controls That Aren't Even Cool Just A Very Huge Way To Make This Franchise Look Not That Good But Still Just A Lame Installment - VideoGamefan5

PMD Explores of Time/Darkness/Sky are some of my favourite games of all time. Everything from the dungeons, to the characters to even the surprisingly dark and deep story I loved and played over, again and again. Needless to say, I was hyped for this game, but then it came out, and was a huge step backwards for the franchise.

An Amazing series got a disappointing Spinoff - VideoGamefan5


7 Mario Kart 8

Um, I don't see anything wrong with this game. The character roster isn't even bad. I mean, they put in pretty much every character from Mario so who else could be in the game? - Mcgillacuddy

This game was awesome! The only thing wrong with this game was the Battle Mode... I think this deserves to at least be lower or not on this list at all.

I am Very Disappointed at this where do I begin? Let Me Start of with the Roster, The newcomers Are Probably The Most Disappointing Roster In Nintendo VideoGames, I MEAN pink gold peach and baby rosalina suck the koopalings take up to much spots the DLC Characters Are Alright I guess and nintendo Said They Would Give Us New Dlc Since Like December 2014- February 2015 (I don't know when they said it) And its July 2016 And still Nothing Wow What A Letdown. - VideoGamefan5

I love this game so why is it on this list

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8 Daikatana

This isn't Nintendo - Dominicmgm

9 Kid Icarus: Uprising

"Again today I will go soaring through the sky! My enemies, I'll dish 'em up in a stir-fry! Gracious goddess of light watches from up above! At dinnertime I always show the cook some love! "
- Pit

10 The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

Phantom Hourglass Is The Weakest Installment To The Zelda Series (Besides The Cdi Ones Which Don't Count For This) Don't Get Me Wrong, I Kinda Like It But Its Weak Compared To The Other Zeldas So Basically Just A Weak Installment For This Series It Isn't Bad But Its Decent At Best For It Just Weak Compared To The Others So It Isn't Bad But Its Just The Weakest Zelda - VideoGamefan5

It isn't that bad but there's better zelda videogames and its kinda weak compared to others - VideoGamefan5

Its OK To me Honestly, The Ocean Part Is Annoying Though

The Newcomers

? The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

This was so boring, I just quit it towards the end

? Kirby Star Allies

It could be better, but it reuses several things from the past of Kirby and is so easy you can beat it in one day. - Drawbox

The Contenders

11 Mario Party Advance

It was very boring - VideoGamefan5

Mario Party Advance Was Where They Took Mario Party And Into A Portable VideoGame, That May Sound Good, But This Wasn't Even That Good It Was Just Very Boring And Hard For A Mario Party VideoGame Beacause This Was Just Not Good It Sucked And Very Lame And Just Very Not Good I Just Think This Was Very Bad And Boring I Didn't Like It So It Just Was Bad And that's It - VideoGamefan5

12 Ju-On: The Grudge
13 Metroid Prime: Federation Force

It's not a Metroid game without Samus Aran. And what the hell is "Blast Ball"?

14 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
15 Mario Party 10

Not bad at all, so people hate it for being similar to Mario Party 9, lemme' say a thing, Mario Party 2 copied Mario Party EVEN MORE that this game copied 9, at least this game was original minigames, Mario Party 2 reused some of the minigames from Mario Party! So I don't see the problem, and no, saying that 9 had a bad formula is not a valid reason! Now I understand this game was a bit lackluster but so was the first two Mario party games as well and they are treated as Super Mario 64 because of "nostalgia"! - darthvadern

16 Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

So Left 4 Dead 1 And 2 Are Microsoft Games Because They're Exclusive To Xbox 360, Even Though They're Made by Valve? - VideoGamefan5

Sonic boom is not a Nintendo game it is a Sega game - ikerevievs

Not a Nintendo game... - CaptainMowzker

Ahajaba... WHAAAT?! People were more disappointed in this than Lost World (I actually like lost world by the way)?!?!

17 Star Fox Command

As much as I like the game, I wish it had a true ending

18 Just Dance 4

Also not a Nintendo game... - CaptainMowzker

19 Superman 64

This should be number one it is pretty much the worst video game of all time.

Also not a Nintendo game... - CaptainMowzker

Worst game ever.

I'm truly dissapointed on that game. - Tux

20 Star Fox Zero

Nintendo need to stop rehashing 64 over and over again and this game is proof of that!

For sharper shooting, use the motion controls

21 Super Mario Maker

To me personally, I was truly hyped for Super Mario Maker (especially when it was announced at E3), but when I played the game and... let's just say it was probably the most disappointing way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of something.

Where do I begin? Right, the graphics for the Super Mario Bros. 1, 3 and World styles were OK, but it annoys me how the sprites rotate occassionally, contradicting the retro styles. And why did they need to add the shadows to these styles? Sure, you can see clearer in certain levels, but it just makes them look clumsy and tacky. And don't even get me started on the lack of varying sprites for giant variations...
And the New Super Mario Bros. U style doesn't look any better...
But that's not the point! The game is lacking in a lot of content. Yes, I know people have been raging to see the slopes, water/lava/quicksand/poison tiles, more power-ups, enemies, level aesthetics and game styles, but Nintendo never bothered to add anything else ...more - TheYoshiPyro64

To be completly honest right now, this wasn't a bad game. I personally don't think it should be on this list. I don't own the game but my cousin and friend does and it is quite good. There are some really good levels out there but there are tonnes of bad ones. That is really the only downside but other than that, it's a great game.

It unleashes your true creativity and allows you to make your own Mario levels! So please Take This Off.

22 Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz

This is Sega, not Nintendo; it shouldn't be on this list. It's quite fun, but to be honest I much prefer the GameCube titles. - Entranced98

Who in the hell added this? I love this game. First Wii game I've ever got. - MeeMeeCandy777

23 Hey You, Pikachu!

This game had such a great concept, but in the end, I consider it one of the worst Nintendo games of all time. This was a huge disappointment and deserves to be #1.

I loved this game as a kid, but regardless of my opinion it's really, really bad.

24 1-2 Switch

Should Be Number One

25 Super Smash Bros for Wii U

This game does so much wrong when compared to the masterpiece that is Brawl! And don't even get me started on the supposed ballot winner!

26 Paper Mario: Stickers Star

Should be number 1, killed a franchise - B1ueNew

It didn't kill Paper Mario, there are 2 decent games that came out after this with Paper Mario in it: Paper Mario: Color Splash and Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam - Solacress

27 Splatoon 2

How is this and Splatoon 1 on this list? Whoever put this here is some stupid Call of Duty "Fan" who only likes bloody and gore-y shooting games than this amazement of creativness that they can't see.


28 Yoshi Topsy-Turvy

A disappointment to a lot of yoshi fans - VideoGamefan5

This Was A Very Big Disappointment To Yoshi Fans Just A Very Lame Unintresting Title That Isn't That Good, I Mean Really Just Boring And Unfun I Thought It Was Just Lame And Unintresting It Wasn't Fun But Its Supposed To Be But It Isn't So Basically Just A Weak Installment To This Very Good Series Just Boring Unfun Lame Title It Is Just Lame So Basically Very Disappointing For Yoshi Fans - VideoGamefan5

29 Pokemon Ranger

Very Pointless It Was Suckish - VideoGamefan5

This VideoGame Had A Decent Concept But It Was Just Crap And Just Unfun And Very Boring And Uncool I Just Thought It Was Lame And Suckish For Pokemon Fans For This It Looks Decent But Its Just Lame And Suckish And Its Just Lame For Pokemon Fans Its Just Bad With Ugh Controls And Stuff Just A Very Big Disappointment I Just Think it Wasn't Cool Just Lame. - VideoGamefan5

30 Sonic Adventure 2

People are retards cause this game is amazing and this is when sega was making games without Nintendo and whoever put this on the list is an ass. - spodermanfan1000

NOT NINTENDO. - CaptainMowzker

31 Mario Party: Island Tour

Not Bad But It Could Of Been Better

Awesomne game, people just obsess over old mario party games and don't realize how repetitive it gets after nine games - darthvadern

32 Hotel Mario

Yet again, "All toasters toast toast."

Technically not a Nintendo game... - CaptainMowzker

33 Super Smash Bros Melee
34 Splatoon

Does splatoon awful bad disappointed very bad terrible weak badly

Great Graphics. One Of The Best WiiU Games!

35 Pokemon Sun

Insanely boring and repetitive - DatBoiOnTheRun

36 Super Mario 3D Land
37 Super Mario 3D World
38 Hey Pikmin!

This is a good game but it's missing so much - B1ueNew

39 Mario Party 2

Where do I begin with this atrocity? We can start off by saying that this game basically copied the original, half of the minigames are just rehashes of thje minigames fom the original! And don't even get me started on the nostagiatardic fanbase that makes me hate the old mario party fanbase even more. The boards are boring as well, as a fan of some classic mario parties, this game was insulting for me - darthvadern

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
2. Metroid Other M
3. Daikatana
1. Metroid Other M
2. Mario Party 9
3. Mario Kart 8
1. Metroid Prime: Federation Force
2. Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival
3. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity

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