Top 10 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.

It created the game rating system. This is the reason there is a game rating system.

Mortal Kombat is the whole reason we have an ESRB rating system, thanks to its over-the-top violence and bloody fatalities.

2 Grand Theft Auto

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

3 Night Trap
4 Custer's Revenge
5 Ethnic Cleansing
6 Wolfenstein 3D

It's a game where you go around killing Nazis, which is for some reason considered a bad thing.

This game is awesome, but killing Nazis is the only reason why it's banned in Germany!

7 Grand Theft Auto III
8 Conker's Bad Fur Day

This game was too underrated to fall under controversy

9 Manhunt
10 Doom

Two teenagers committed a massacre at Columbine School in the USA. They have now killed themselves.

The Newcomers

? Playing History 2 - Slave Trade

Controversial for the slave tetris game that got removed from the steam version. The game was intended to teach kids about the slave trade.

? Super Columbine Massacre RPG!

An RPG based on a school shooting, do I need to say more?

The Contenders
11 BMX XXX

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

12 The Guy Game
13 Hatred
14 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

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

15 JFK Reloaded
16 South Park: The Stick of Truth
17 Bully

It was banned in Brazil due to violence in a school setting.

18 Muslim Massacre
19 Agony
20 Gal*Gun: Double Peace

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

21 Twisted Metal: Black

It 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 it the fifth element it never had before.

22 RapeLay
23 Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em

Just the fact that this game exists is pretty hilarious. Every time I talk about controversial games and bring this up, everyone in the room just bursts out in laughter and says stuff like, "Who would even make a game like that?"

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.

24 Tales of Zestiria

This caused controversy when it first came out in Japan due to Sorey and Mikleo 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 places like Russia, though.

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

25 Grand Theft Auto IV
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