Top 10 Video Games that are the Biggest Cash Grabs

The good, the bad and the cash grabs... Here are games that ask for your money.
The Top Ten
1 Skylanders

Man, Skylanders was awesome 7 years ago. It was actually fun until they made the 3rd and 4th ones, at which point they had run out of ideas for new characters.

2 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Yes, most definitely. I mean, you're releasing a game with no story and adding in a popular feature from another popular game. That just shows we (as in Activision) want money, nothing more, nothing less.

I'm hoping they tie up the series' loose ends and go out with a bang with this next installment, be it MW4 or Ghosts 2. I'm no Call of Duty hater, but dang it, Activision needs to just move on, work on other things, and set an end to their series.

You could pretty much put the entire franchise on this list, since there isn't much of a difference between the older entries and the newer ones.

3 Star Wars Battlefront II
4 Disney Infinity
5 Angry Birds

Crush the Castle rip-off. You could definitely tell they were desperate when they made that movie, during a time when nobody played Angry Birds anymore.

6 Apex Legends

This game went into a downward spiral after season 4. This game is just a cash grab now. So many issues with the game, yet they continue to ignore them and pump out useless content.

7 JumpStart World

Why do you need a membership for this game?! It was single-player, damn it!

8 LEGO Dimensions
9 Minecraft Story Mode

Why are you surprised? It was planned to be a century-long game. The only way I see it slowing down is if Hytale completely overshadows it.

10 Resident Evil 2
The Contenders
11 Clash of Clans
12 Fortnite

This is so much of a cash grab that it was featured in many of the newly released popular ads, movies, and shows in 2018 and 2019. Examples include their floss dance, gameplay footage, cameos, artwork, the word Fortnite, and more.

You have to pay just to change the way your character looks.

13 Mario Party 10
14 FIFA 19
15 Fallout 76
16 The Sims
17 Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival

This Mario Party rip-off only exists so that people will buy Amiibos.

18 Radical Heights
19 Webkinz World

Webkinz used to be amazing! Don't get me wrong, it still is. However, now you have to pay for everything. It feels like Webkinz World is desperate to make money. Still a good game though, with a great community.

You have to buy either a stuffed animal or a Deluxe Membership to do almost anything.

20 Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)

It wasn't necessarily a cash grab, just very rushed.

21 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

Made for the Switch, this is already on Wii U. If this is a remake, it should at least not cost 60 bucks!

22 Dungeon Keeper
23 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

Amazing game, but it costs so much money!

24 Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
25 Animal Jam

You have to buy a membership to do almost anything.

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