Top 10 Worst Nintendo Games

The Top Ten

1 Hotel Mario

Although it is a terrible Mario game, it wasn't made by Nintendo, it was made on CDI

This isn't made by Nintendo, this would be on the list, but not nintendo's,

Um, I don't think at least the first three were made by nintendo...

Without this game, there would be no YTP. - jameshoward

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2 Mario's Early Years: Preschool Fun

Game grumps is the only thing that gave this game positives

This looks like it would suck very bad.

At least it's on a Nintendo console *cough* hotel *cough* Mario *cough*

I didn't play but it sounds like garbage

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3 Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon

How is Super Mario Strikers a bad game? - dylanowen

It's one of the worst games of all time terrible graphics super bad voice acting and terrible controls it should be called Zelda this game sucks

A game that Nintendo would not even want to mention and want you to play.

I wonder what's for dinner

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4 Metroid: Other M

Ok look it isn't the best Metroid game ever because personally Super Metroid is probably the best Metroid game, but it isn't terrible. The voice acting could use some work but when Samus isn't talking she looks like a bad ass. It also looks pretty good too. I would give it a fair try. Did we all forget when Samus ripped apart that one winged alien? That part was really awesome. I think we are all a little too upset over the voice acting. I know there is someone out there who could act like Samus perfectly but sadly this girl wasn't it. She was okay at best. Oh and by the way Federation force has Samus in it, and it's the one from the prime series, also I heard the game-play is fun so I think we are going to be okay. Too bad Federation Force wasn't shown properly though.

I was a Nintendo fan from the beginning but the lame story coupled with badly implemented Wii controls made this game the worst one in the whole franchise. That is until federation force. Either way the good metroid games stopped with prime 3.

Nintendo went really downhill with this game ( and this is coming from a diehard metroid fan )

5 bucks or lower. I have this, and I bought it new too, but it doesn't even work!

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5 Paper Mario: Sticker Star

Super bland by-the-numbers environments, a stripped down inventory based combat system that feels unrewarding, no story, and generic Mario characters make this a forgettable mess. To defenders of this game, what's so great about a game having less creativity than its predecessors?

Honestly this game isn't that bad. It's not the best game but it's a fun game. - Jake09

Too confusing I quit the game in world 3

Why the heck is this below Other M/

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6 Wii Music

I disagree that this was a bad game, it was rather entertaining, in fact. While the easy songs may have been a little less exiting than others, the Orchestra was a heck of a whole lot of fun.

I like this on so STOP - KriCket33554

How could this be top 1?! Oh my god...

What's wrong with this game? It's good. - jameshoward

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7 Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Seriously, this is fourth worst video game I've ever played in my entire life!

This thing sucks who plays math video games

I didn't care for it much, but it is still really hard to find for the NES. It was a terrible way to teach math, but overall, personally, I would probably put it at,at least, after Link: The faces of Evil on the list.

The bad game few people remember.

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8 Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival

Not even Isabelle's adorable little face can convince me otherwise that this game is a waste of money that's not even fun.

Literally an Amiibo Tap Simulator. Do I even need to be more exact?
- Anonymous

An insult to the Animal Crossing franchise... Amiibo Festival in a nutshell

Barely even a game, just a sham to make money

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9 Volleyball

This is the worst vc ever

10 Hey You, Pikachu!

I thought it was good when I herd about it but then I played it and I basically failed because I couldn't figure out how to get the pikachu to do what I wanted it to do probably because of the bad voice control.

When I was a kid, I wanted this game so bad! I've never played it though. I regret wanting it now.

This should be remade in the 3DS eShop, but with actually good voice controls, and actually getting to control Pikachu a reasonable amount. I would buy it.

The game is so boring and it drives me nuts that the microphone is used for kids with high voices

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The Contenders

11 Link: The Faces of Evil

More like Link: The Feces of Devil

This Game Ruined My Gaming Life


It's the faces of evil. Go PBG

12 Clu Clu Land

Are those rupees? - Sanicball

You suck go die

It's so bad it's on here twice

This sucks

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13 Super Smash Bros. 64

I'm gonna falcon punch whoever put this as an option.

WHAT THE HECK!? This game is awesome!

What great game - everybody ever

Whoever put this here will be sent to hell...


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14 Urban Champion

This game was fun it doesn't deserve to be on here

15 Mario Kart: Double Dash

This games great

I agree that this game is good and probably shouldn't be on the list. However, in my opinion it isn't great for a Mario Kart game.

This game was awesome

This was one of the best Mario Kart games! I wish we got more games like this... - MasterCreepy

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16 Mario Clash

This game is AWESOME! Seriously, why hate this game? The graphics are awesome although this game is only black & red. I mean, come on! The Virtual Boy I great despite being a hard-to-use commercial failure.

Whoever put mother over this is gonna get a warlock punch to the face - PPPPPPINGAS

Ah my eyes it burns

How is this lower then MKDD?

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17 Mario Party: Island Tour

Hi my name is chris I hate you

It's great

Meh.I guess I was glad it removed the travel together function

To me, this is more of a 3DS version of Mario Party 9. Does anyone agree with me? I have a 3DS XL system, but I'm not really going to buy it. I would prefer Mario Party 9, or the DS version of Mario Party. Since Nintendo has announced the 10th installment of Mario Party A.K.A. Mario Party 10 for the WiiU, I feel like Nintendo is repeating its own history when they released the first Mario Party game for the Nintendo 64, then they made two sequels to it, which were Mario Party 2 & Mario Party 3. Mario Party 1, 2, and 3 were pretty much the same thing, but have a few differences. They were still fun, despite the fact that friendships are ruined by it, but I find that completely ridiculous. Seriously people, how could your friendships be ruined by Mario Party? Whatever, I'm getting off topic. The first Mario Party games were all on the Nintendo 64, but that when the Nintendo 64 was popular. Now, that there's new systems like from Wii, to WiiU & from DS, to DSi, to DSi XL, to 3DS, to 3DS ...more

18 Metroid Prime: Federation Force

It hasn't came out yet, but based on trailers, I don't think you can even play as Samus Aran. And its on the 3DS(I'm not a Nintendo hater). I can see the pixels on the screen. It's basically Metroid Prime Multiplayer. So I don't think it'll be good.

19 Mario is Missing!
20 Stack Up

This game was part of an attempt to recover from the video game depression. If it had more development, it could've been better.

21 Metroid

This game is good. It is very hard though.

What this game is great

How is this here?


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22 Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest

Holy crap why just why I love this game

I loves, I have it for snes

How is this a bad game? - SonicFan4Life

23 Super Mario Strikers

How can hotel Mario and Zelda wand of gamelon be better than this I don't get it

How is this Bad? This is cool.

I like this but the others are better - Mario123


Most inoprapriate game ever

24 Wario: Master of Disguise

This games is weird and mediocre, but still a decent wario title.

I wouldn't consider this bad, but it is definitely not the best

it's good.

25 Super Mario Bros 2

This game isn't all that bad it's half decent

I know, because Peach is the tallest member of the game & is built well. But even as the tallest, her jumps are only average. I mean, come on! She's slow, too. And her power is low, also. Man, she is the most awkward SMB2/SM3DW character ever. She could not do anything better than the Mario Bros. unless you are talking about her flight. I mean, come on. The graphics suck too. Why like Super Mario Bros. 2?

Stupid Mario bros 2

It sucks

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26 Yoshi's Story

This game is awesome! - SonicFan4Life

I really cannot begin to comprehend how Nintendo intended this crap to be a sequel to Yoshi's Island. - xandermartin98

How ever put to this on the List is a nintedo hater because it's my favrote game.

27 Paper Mario: Color Splash

This was a good game. Stop complaing that it is not the thousand year door.

28 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

How in the hell is this on the list! This game is BOSS, man! Please remove - Adamshane1999

I think someone thought this was a top ten best Nintendo games list.

I actually haven't played much of it, but I like it myself. - Garythesnail

Remember Egoraptor? He hates this game so much. Other game reviewers like IGN give this game a total score of 10. Just because you admit this is the best Zelda game ever made, doesn't mean this is the best Zelda game ever. - MrEmerik2000

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29 Star Fox Command

Adventures > Command

You know the game’s utter crap when not only can one of the most broken fanbases universally agrees it’s terrible, but even Nintendo confirmed this game wasn’t canon to the Star Fox timeline.

30 Kirby's Adventure

Fight me if u voted for this

U make Kirby sad... : ( - SuperLonk

31 Pokemon Snap

Glitches all the time

Lies, lies, lies

WHY this was my first Pokemon game

All Pokemon games should be here

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32 Mario Party 9

OH MY G OD! d avid and I stopped being friends all thanks to this dip!

The group vehicle system is should be able to choose where you go.King Bob Omb and Whomp boss battles showed a new low for the series.

33 Superman 64

Finally something actually worth being on this list!

How is SMB 3, Star Fox 64, Paper Mario TTYD, Skyward sword, and others are higher then this horrible, disgusting piece of video game waste! is such a lie!

Why is non Nintendo stuff here sonic superman bubsy mass effect are not Nintendo - ikerevievs

Oh come on guys this game was ‘great’ I loved flying through rings endlessly!

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34 Super Smash Bros Melee

The most overrated of the Smash Bros. Games by far. - xandermartin98

Tad overrated, but it does not deserve to be on this list.

Whoever Put This On The List Must Be Eliminated! It Is Better Than Smash 4!

I will hire a hitman on whoever put this on the list

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35 Pokemon Conquest

This games awesome! - Gunner224

I liked it...

36 Wii Play

Got boring fast.I, along with 50% of buyers, only bought the game for the Wii-mote that came with it

37 Mario Party 10

This game ruined my birthday, this should be number 1

Older ones were better, but this game wasn't that bad. - SonicFan4Life

This is what ruined the Mario Party series.


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38 Wii Fit

How is this even on here? I love this game so much, been playing it since I was, like, three.

Let's get fit by deep breathing!

39 Pokemon Dash
40 Zeldas Adventure

This was CDi, not Nintendo.

Phillips cdi is a torturement device

41 Mario Tennis

Help me I'm blind

42 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity

Ruined the best spinoff ever

I can see that

Only 11 how this is the most dissaponiting game of all time less Pokemon less starter cliche and generic story bad graphics this game should be 1 on worst Nintendo games gates to infinity the magagates are a gimic this game was rushed so Nintendo can make a cheap ass game to kill the mystery dungeon fanbase overall 3/10 worst Nintendo game ever don't buy - ikerevievs


43 Tomodachi Life

Hey now, this is a pretty fun and (surprisingly) addictive game. - llamabaconllama37

I love this game!

What is this doing here this is one of the 3ds' best games

YES! this game sucks. should be in the top 10 or at least top 5 - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

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44 Pokemon Stadium 2

What! This game was decent

45 Star Fox Zero

This isn't star fox its motion controlled garbage - Dvafan2

Probably the worst idea to illustrate a concept that will never work, the Wii U and his gamepad

46 Super Princess Peach

Wow, Peach is finally avoiding being kidnapped and you're STILL complaining. Is anything ever good enough for you? People are commenting irrelevant things like temper and/or Rosalina and Daisy. To be fair though, Bowser leaving Peach alone kind of contradicts/goes against the whole "Peach is kidnapped by Bowser because she can reverse the powers of the Koopa Clan" thing from the manual of the original Mario Bros..
As far as the vibe scepter, it was trying to add a bit to the plot and not trying to put an adult joke/message. People also tend to think Perry does all the work for her. Uhh no, Perry is a weapon/companion for Peach, not a mod to help the player. - Qryzx

The plot is sorta weird in my opinion. A magical stick that can change anyone's emotions in an instant, are you referring to mood swings Nintendo? Might as well call it the mood swing wand. And why does Bowser suddenly capture the guys? Wouldn't it be easier for him to do that, then get Peach?

Seriously, this game sucks. You have to suffer Princess Peach not wanting to rescue Mario. And besides, Peach should stop appearing in video games & be replaced by Princess Daisy & Rosalina. They are much prettier & nicer than that ass! Also, the graphics suck. So does the level design & Peach rescuing Mario. And guess what? The mood vibes ruin everything. I mean, in't Peach short-tempered enough? Yes! But she got even more short-tempered & bossy after Super Princess Peach (aka since Mario Party 7). This is the worst Mario game ever because of the boxarts, the pictures, Peach's hair being down & literally, this is worse than Hotel Mario.

What? The whole point of the game is Peach saving Mario, genius. Princess Peach is a bigger staple than those other two, so how could they replace her? The graphics from the game remind me of any other sprite game. Peach's MAIN FEATURE in the game is her Emotions (Perry follows close). Also, what are you talking about? Peach's hair is down in almost every canon game. Really, comparing Peach's spinoff with Hotel Mario is just stupid. What would short temper have to do with this title, aside from her rage mood swing? - Qryzx

They could have given peach the cool powers that she has in Smash but NOPE just give her emitions

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47 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

This game is my favourite 3DS game! Why is it on here?

Didn't like it

Who put this on the list? this game is awesome

48 NHL Stanley Cup

This is a perfect example of Nintendo being too far ahead of its time. Hiring Sculptured Software for development, the two companies focused way too much on Mode 7, trying to give the player a point of view that wouldn't be perfected until years later by other companies. While it was a noble attempt, it was a rather poor execution. What else doesn't help is the rather convoluted control setup, nor does the lack of an NHLPA license (meaning no players' names).

49 New Super Luigi U

"New Super Luigi U is totally worth the money! For an extra $20, you can play as LUIGi in New Super Mario Bros U! "

Actually, it came free if you bought NSMBU

Everyone: do we really wanna spend even more money on just playing as Luigi and Nabot?

this sukz

50 Star Fox 64

How is this on the list. This whole top ten website is SO BROKEN.

Thank you, that is the truest statement I've heard on this stupid website.

Whoever put this on here is a Call of Duty fanboy. And they can BARREL ROLL OF A CLIFF!

Do the barrel roll! This is the only pro of this game.

Why the HELL is this game on the list? This is one of the best games on the N64! Its has a ton of replay value! Remove this from the list! - Pastakirby7

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