Worst Video Game Cartoons

The Top Ten

1 Darkstalkers

The four part Japanese movie was better

2 Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm

Me being a Mortal Kombat fan I find this atrocious, it has a confusing plot that has nothing to do with the movie and the games, also, why is there a Mortal Kombat cartoon for CHILDREN! Srlsly, Mortal Kombat is too violent to have this kind of stuff

3 Sonic X Sonic X is a Japanese anime television series created by TMS Entertainment and based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series published by Sega.

4kids you ruined it
This show looks bad
What is Sega thinking
Voice actor kinda boring cringe worthy
The animation looks great
Worse than underground and adventures of sonic
Satam and boom way better

4 The Legend of Zelda

This show was so cheap! I mean come on! Link sounded horrible and didn’t treat Zelda with respect! What was Nintendo Thinking?!

Well, excuuuse me, Princess!

5 Sonic Underground

Blech, I can't believe my sister and me ever took interest in this cartoon when we were younger. Although I wished it had a more proper series finale, it was a pretty bad and overly cheesy Sonic the Hedgehog cartoon.

Animation is awful
Songs are pointless

Sonic X wasn't too bad. This show on the other hand. Urgh... -_-

6 Double Dragon
7 Frogger

Why the hell did they make Frogger a reporter.

8 Wing Commander Academy
9 Street Fighter
10 Pac-Man and The Ghostly Adventures Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, also known as Pac-World, is an American/Japanese/Canadian computer-animated comedy-adventure television series featuring Namco's classic video game character Pac-Man.

I can't believe that this has a fanbase! It has to be like the Pac-Man World trilogy, but instead, we get run-of-the-mill CGI, anti-feminist teen stereotypes, Nickelodeon's positive acceptance towards this crap, butt-ugly character design, uncatchy theme songs and a very childish demographic. ScrewAttack deserves to replace Saturday Supercade with Pac-Man & the Ghostly Adventures on their list of "TOP 10 WORST CARTOONS BASED ON VIDEO GAMES".

Gosh the colors, animation, voice acting is all awful

Well, excuuuse me, Princess!

The Contenders

11 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! is an American television series, conceived by Andy Heyward, produced by DIC Animation City, and distributed by Viacom Enterprises in association with Nintendo, airing during 1989 from 4 September to 1 December.

I loved to watch this show when I was a kid. I found the live action part to be weird though. At least it's better than the 1993 movie.

Why does everyone hat this show? I liked it even better than adventure of sonic

Live action part is super cringe

Because it sucks! it does not resemble the game.

12 Bubsy
13 Captain N: The Game Master Captain N: The Game Master Product Image

All the characters suck

Every character is bad

14 Pole Position
15 Tak and the Power of Juju
16 Sonic Boom Sonic Boom is a computer-animated television series, produced by Sega of America, Inc. and Technicolor Animation Productions in collaboration with Lagardère Thématiques and Jeunesse TV, respectively for Cartoon Network, Canal J, and Gulli.
17 Mega Man: Fully Charged

How is this cartoon a cartoon?! It’s a complete mess and isn’t even true to Mega Man’s character or anything! There are so many things wrong with this show like...
1. The Writing stinks!
2. The Animation looks like some cheap show of Nick Jr.
3. The show randomly jumps into pixel art for no reason.
4. The villains are so boring
5. The action is too slow
6. MEGA MINI IS THE WORST!
7. Mega Man is now a middle school boy which makes no sense!
8. Every character and plot is so 2 Dimensional like there’s no creative thought put into anything.
9. Everyone who made this show doesn’t care about the Mega Man series.

I want a proper Mega Man cartoon on Cartoon Network. Not this crap that looks like a Russian Bootleg

This show looks like it came out of my happy meal, whoever made this should burn

18 The Adventures Of Sonic The Hedgehog Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, usually abbreviated AoStH, is an animated series that was based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series.

I actually used to like watching episodes of it on YouTube with my sister back then, though I realized that it really wasn't that great and I could understand why people hate it now.

This is so lazy, I can't describe it justice, just watch the nostalgia critic's video

I like it but the only part I hate is a Sonic Says.How crappy it is.

19 Battletoads
20 Pokemon Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets.
21 Skylanders Academy

The animation isn't bad
Voice acting is okay
Mediocre is good or bad

22 Donkey Kong Country Donkey Kong Country is a Canadian/French computer-animated television series. It is based on the Nintendo franchise Donkey Kong as portrayed in the Donkey Kong Country video game series by Nintendo and Rare.

This show is so wrong on so many levels! The animation is horrible and hard to look at and doesn’t resemble it’s game counterparts. I understand that this was made in the 90’s but, Nintendo could have gone a better way into making this cartoon.

23 Kirby: Right Back at Ya! Kirby: Right Back at Ya!, known in Japan as Hoshi no Kirby, is a Japanese anime series created by Warpstar, Inc.

In my opinion 4kids why voice acting was horrible

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24 The Adventure of Super Mario Bros. 3
25 Saturday Supercade
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