Top 10 Worst Video Game Developershtoutlaws2012
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They don't make bad games but they make you pay for everything.
They have great games, but they are commonly ruined by DRM, forced DLC, unfinished and broken products.
Example: SimCity: the game had a feature where you always had to be online to play it, even if you weren't playing online. The problem was, on launch day, the servers weren't ready, so literally nobody could play it.
They don't listen to gamers who are playing and notice bugs, failures etc. Patches don't work or don't fix the major problems. Patience of gamers are being tested to the max.
"They're Surprise Mechanics, Not Loot Boxes."
Yeah right... Apparently, they think we're dumb enough to believe that. - RogerMcBaloney
Not greedy but flat out idiots at making games - SkyRimLegend21
Every good movie you watch some of the worst license games ever put that all together you have the rainbow company that is terrible - htoutlaws2012
Laughing Joking Numbnuts. - POKEGAMERZ
The Angry video game nerd explains what the colors of the LJN rainbow really mean
(we all know there is no gold at the end of this rainbow) - MJfan119
Make a game and ship it out. If it's popular, make the game again and release it the following year. Then repeat the process until people are sick of it. That is only half of Activision in my opinion. It's bad enough that their flagship franchises are milked endlessly, but their decision making seals the deal for me.
They don't care about you, your problems with their games, and they don't care about even the quality of the games being made. All they want is a bottom line, and they know that people buy for the name alone. Outside of Call of Duty, their games range from mediocre to overmilked, all the way down to terrible. SpongeBob Heropants is a shining example of how not to make or publish a game, even for licensed gaming standards. They even ditched the Wii u and went with publishing for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, which is bull. I have a Wii u, and if I haven't already vowed never to give these penguin suited bastards my money for ditching the Wii u, the only game I ...more
The genius behind the Call of Duty games was NOT due to Activision's money-grabbing bull! They rush the games they create and put no effort into creating what the fans want! MW2 was the last good game they published, and by the way, that was one of the best video games created! But when a game gets popular, they stop trying to make something great, and instead focus on making it look good so people will give them their money. Call of Duty Ghosts is a GREAT example of that! And MW3 was terrible, not as a Call of Duty game, but as Modern Warfare game. It was alright in comparison with every other Call of Duty game they created, but it was a downgrade of everything that made its predecessors great.
While Call of Duty ghosts had arguably one of the best, if not best story in any Call of Duty campaign, the multiplayer all but ruined the game for all the Call of Duty fans out there. Now, I'm a halo guy personally, but I love the Modern Warfare series! They did all those fans of ...more
I just voted for this because I had researched that Activision publishes games. Update: I did a little more research and found out it USED to develop games.
Sprightly - Sprightly
Stop getting angry at things that are your fault and blame it on someone else if you want to erase your wallet on virtual money then do it but don't complain when you can't pay you're bills because you spent all your money on v bucks aka wallet emptyers - SkyRimLegend21V 81 Comments
More idiots who listen to the community and side with developers trying TO GIVE YOU SOMETHING FOR SOMETHING BACK - SkyRimLegend21
They copy other game companies worst of all their games become more popular. - XxembermasterxX
Seriously, are they even a gaming company? They steal games from other people, specially indie devs! Ugh, they are literally leaking with money, yet they need ideas from other people. Most of the time their games are usually littered with micro-transactions the literal bane of gaming. literally EA's little brother.
Their poker game is awful - YOSHIA2121V 14 Comments
Big Rigs needs to be big digged and buried in a big hole (just pretend "hole" has an "ig" in it to make it rhyme.)
The ceo of this bad companie also produce WarZ - SuperGamer03
Ugh don't get me started Big Rigs or that taxi game terrible. - htoutlaws2012
They made big rigs over the road racing which is the crappiest game everV 6 Comments
Not even video games - Maddox121
...Which game company ever decide to sue critics saying their game sucks? This one.
"What's that? You don't like our game? See you in COURT! " - Supersalsa
Easily the worst developers, by far. They're the Amy's Baking Company of gaming. - MKBeastV 13 Comments
How the heck is Sega...SEGA higher than this abomination of a company? This should be in the top ten! Their games are awful, they're pointless, and they're cash cows. They don't care about you, they care about money. Candy Crush has 12,000,000 different types of micro transactions and aggravating business practices. They also tried to trademark the words "Candy" and "Saga" instead of trademarking the combo "Candy Crush". Instead, they got AWAY with trademarking the word candy and every game on the App Store with that word got TAKEN DOWN. - DCfnaf
It looks very scary - bobthehallwayman
They are a ver arrogant company, trying to play big fish, little fish with indy companies that are making games or made games that have nothing to do or were made before candy crush.
Their games are pointless. There's nothing wrong with that. There's always time for a distraction. The problem is that they try to cash with the games by addicting people and then forcing them to buy. I had luck escaping...V 26 Comments
I used to love this company, until there is nothing else to love about it. They don't have the slightest respect for their developers. Once they outlive their usefulness they get reassigned to be a part of security guards, cleanup crew, factory workers. Lately, they realized that gamers care about the people who create their favorite games. So, they decided not to give people credit when it's earned. They want to keep the gifted ones at Kojima's level enslaved rather than watch them grow and gain fame. It's one thing to play with your fans emotions by turning their favorite games into an embarrassment like what happened with Castlevania which ended up being an erratic violence pachinko game. But to turn on the people who helped the company succeed and make their lives a living hell is just plain evil.
Even though I was only born in 2004 and never really got to play any of the silent hill games, I was really mad when they cancelled silent hills. I feel bad for the 90s gamers out there..
They only make money from slot machines now in japan and the yearly pes games and whatever game they come up with - Dvafan2
I like theirs games but despise this companyV 47 Comments
It's so bad it made the list twice - htoutlaws2012
Made Dalmations 3 and Animal Soccer World, two sins sent to us by the devil.
It's so made, it made it to the top ten TWICE.
Cheapest games ever! This company needs to be number 1!V 10 Comments
Should be #1 - MegadethFan07
Tiger is smart when it comes to selling, but all they make is outdated games, hell the games are digital watch technology. I still don't understand how they got to be a huge hit back at the 80's and 90's though, they were even outdated THEN. Somebody please explain to me how they got to be a huge hit and I will give you a back-rub, I guess.
There's one word that describes Tiger's games perfectly: Outdated. - lite64
Do they even count as games?V 17 Comments
Carmageddon 64, it hurts me.
Aren't these the people who made superman game for nintendo 64 - B1ueNew
The worst French company ever, made the most memorable bad game of all time superman64 and later did robocop which was also terrible. - htoutlaws2012V 9 Comments
What could possibly go wrong?
Mix sonic fanfics with EA bottle it and release it in one game in 1996
what could possibly go wrong (EA)?
Bubsy 3D. Need I say more?
Bubsy game and the 3d one that sucked - tranhotwheel04V 8 Comments
Ubisoft is without a doubt the worst company in the gaming business. They do all sorts of bull business practices like season passes, overpriced DLC, microtransactions, etc.. Also, remember Uplay? The online service that's trying its hardest to not compete with Steam and Origin. Ubisoft is also a master of milking franchises. They annually release Assassin's Creed games, and they all look the same. I'm willing to bet $500 dollars that Ubisoft will milk the Far Cry franchise as well. Far Cry 4 was basically Far Cry 3. Far Cry Primal also looks like another Far Cry 3. Remember when the Far Cry franchise had variety in every release? Far Cry 1, Far Cry 2, and Far Cry 3 looked and played completely different from each other. Well, now it has lost all its charm. Not only is Ubisoft doing bull business practices, they are also an incredibly lazy developer, as is evident with the annual releases that are basically the same thing different year. Ubisoft started those bull business practices ...more - TheMusicNerd
Rainbow six after 4yrs is still got a lot of glitches, bugs, etc. And if they fix 1 of them, 10 new bug came out with the latest patch.
They are the reason I'm broke because of for honor steel but I don't mind they wish for money they can take mine - SkyRimLegend21
WhAt Is A sErVeR? - HaloFanboyV 78 Comments
Capcom used to be badass in the eighties and nineties, but they have fallen like Sega and Atari, but EVEN WORSE. Capcom is almost bankrupt ed now and there's a good reason, Capcom treats their fanbase badly, they didn't bring Mega man back even though almost all of their fans demanded for it, they have turned Resident Evil from a horror shooter to a mindless generic shooter, and they have been just milking Street Fighter for all it has, gee, I wonder why they are going bankrupt. - PinataonSugar
Many reasons. Here's what they've done to their series:
They abandoned Mega Man.
They've ruined the Resident Evil series. Heck, even the guy who was behind the development said that 6 sucked.
They have thrown away Castlevania.
They are ruining the Street Fighter games with V by not adding an Arcade mode and a Vs mode. It was designed for their online 'Capcom Cup'.
Lastly, they have trashed the Devil May Cry games with an uneccessary reboot, which sucked horribly.
They invented a new form of 'DLC', which actually stands for 'Disk Locked Content', meaning you had to pay for dlc items that were already in the game.
There's more reasons why, but I think that this should cover on why Capcom is really going downhill, and fast.
They invented on disc dlc ruined street fighter marvel vs capcom resident evil before 7 ruined dmc ruined everything lets not say mega man 11 will be a on disc dlc microtransaction fest - Dvafan2
No megaman, No resident evil, No castlevania, Making Street Fighter bad, and that comes to my conclusion: CAPCOM has died. Rest in piece CAPCOM. In the 19's you were good, but you dumped some franchises. So now, you can go downhill.V 18 Comments
Then they changed to Wisdom Tree and made those terrible bible games that The Angry Video Game Nerd reviewed. Bible games are terrible and have no point. - MinecraftHater
They're NES games were unlicensed and weird.
This company is very strange. - RalphBob
Very bizaare unlicensed games on those NES ugh. - htoutlaws2012V 1 Comment
Recent updates for clash of clans really sucks. Clash royale has lousy servers. But they sometimes do the right things like banning cheaters but might anger most players whose use cheats before
Lots of updates in Supercell's games have added many OVERPOWERED cards, for example in Clash Royale a few months ago they thought Ram Rider was not op... like what it's the most op card and everyone just pays for it then you lose because you’re trying to F2P but keep versing P2W
The people that brought you garbage like Clash of Clans and Clash Royale - christangrant
Lately it just seems like they're trying to punish you for playing. Like how dare you not spend $50 weekly.
Supercell only caters for the Visa Warriors. Rest does jot even get support not help when you need it. - Barkiestef1V 11 Comments
Come on now they made mortal kombat and the burnout series
Well, they did make Mortal Kombat and Burnout, but they also made some bad games too.
How they made #2 I have no idea. Did 4chan decide to raid this list or something?
Way to ruin South Park forever!V 9 Comments
I have a major soft spot for Spike Chunsoft thanks to their work with Damganronpa and Fire Pro Wrestling Games I have a soft spot for but outside of those two there isn’t much in my taste - hugh201
Only thing I care about is those mystery dungeon games, tfw when they have deeper plot than main pokemon games - VeryPissedOffCinnabon
*cough* Dangan Ronpa *cough*
Where you can't save in the middle of class trials that are an hour long or even longer. Literally the worst saving mechanic ever in gaming history. Just watch the anime if you want to go through it. The anime is miles better than the games. - SelfDestruct
They can't do anything more than small crap updates. It not even a full game compared to what they advertised and the large amounts of money Nintendo put into them. They tease big announcements that only is 8 Pokemon added out of the whole gen 2!
All the potential in the world: funding, preexisting systems, an army of world class coders and they chose to put in the effort of 1 programmer and milked the profit of what essentially was a re-skin of their other game.
They ban everybody
Wow they ruined Pokémon go - JMaster90xV 1 Comment
They were one of the best at time - Hunterlane871
This needs to get off right now. They made the best SpongeBob game and one of my favorite games ever, SpongeBob battle for bikini bottom. Get it off right now.
Yeah, they made great Wrestling Games and Battle for Bikini Bottom was amazing too. - peaceswagtv
They only were completely terrible during the NES era. Afterwards they became a mixed bag where they made some good games and some bad.
@htoutlaws2012 You mean they MADE. They went bankrupt in 2013.V 10 Comments
They are making fun of the bible and christian religion by creating weird games about the bible and make a lot of fusions of christian religion and video games. By doing that, they think they never get sued.
All games they made are either somewhat Bible games or there just ripoffs of good games (ex Wolfenstein 3D.) - htoutlaws2012
All hail the religious part of Color Dreams (another terrible developer)
LJN's Bible games divisionV 11 Comments
And also they gettin' greedy! - CedreticFomento
Should switch spots with 343 Industries
At least they offered free repairs on RROD on xbox 360 unlike *cough* Pony - HaloFanboy
Bought greatest game company ever, Rare and made Rare into garbageV 20 Comments
More like “Animation Trash Productions”.
Well the games were good for YTP. But they're still terrible games. A disgrace to Zelda.
The Cd-i games enough said - htoutlaws2012
HM... I wonder what's for dinner?
This company sucks because of those crappy Zelda games on the CD-i.
Angry Birds has just become an abused cash cow... They arrogantly released the Angry Birds trilogy way overpriced on 3DS and didn't even bother to make it different. They hate gamers, apparently. Especially if they buy anything they make for a Nintendo console.
This needs to be WAY higher
All I can say is they just been milking Angry Birds and refused to make a new series that can become a big hit. I didn't even like Angry Birds, how the hell is there going to be a Angry Birds movie. - PinataonSugar
Angry birds was great until they added coins to some of the games. Now you have to pay coins for the levels, and you can't even really earn the coins, you have to BUY THEM!V 14 Comments
It's weird how I'm finding this company on the list; they published Croc.
Almost every simpsons games they made except for a few are bad. - htoutlaws2012
Another mix bag they made some good some awful. - htoutlaws2012
Whould you rather
A have your favorite franchise go on after the previous devs gave up
B have it burn down and get shot into oblivion and be forgotten
Its seems like a dumb question but you're the one who wants 343 to die so unless you get lucky and another company try's to keep it alive the halo series if screwed - SkyRimLegend21
Ruined the halo series with 2 bad games. Halo 4 and Halo 5 Guardians.
I never have, I probably never will, take this group of people seriously. Yes they have some cool things going for halo, but mostly they've managed to dampen my love for this series that was a huge part of my life since I was little.
Halo is good, but I pre ordered halo master chief collection, and multiplayer doesn't work for anyone who pre ordered It! REALLY ANGRY ABOUT IT!
They will ruin the Halo franchise. Can we have Bungie back, PLEASE!V 13 Comments
Lets play a game where animals die - SkyRimLegend21
Isn't it obvious?
Wait a minute... PETA made a game? So they made a terrible licensed game named Kitten Squad. They also made inappropriate and porn satirical browser games, such as Cooking Mama: Mama Kills Animals, Pokémon Black and Blue, Mario Kills Tanooki and more.
Cooking mama kills animals? Da fudge mang.V 10 Comments
I can agree this company sucks... but it went out of business during the Game Crash of 1983. So we don't gotta deal with them, anymore.
Ever since I've played custer's revenge I hate hate hate mystique they always make crappy games with porn
Porn games enough said. - htoutlaws2012
I'd rather play Japanese hentai dating sims than play their porno games. good thing they went bankrupt. - jojofag
I have so much to say about blizzard now that Activision bought them, but all I'm going to say is, Activision bought them.. that plus the horrible RNG algorithm they use in hearthstone and the money grabbing transaction methods they use.. makes me want to vote them in the top #5
Diablo Immortals made me vote for this company...
Two words "Diablo Immortals"
Vote their sister company, Activision instead. Blizzard isn't horrible, but they never listen to there community - USGCV 13 Comments
Just watch one video of Vinny's shovelware showcase and that will explain everything about this company.
Should be in the top 10 at least.
Most of the games they made on the Wii are piss poor they should be higher. - htoutlaws2012
These guys didn't have one game that even came close to average score.
They made piss poor gamesV 2 Comments
Server runs 1 year 2 months, then you have to buy the new game - your save files and currency will get deleted --> you have no vote
I HATE 2K! WHY DID THIS HAPPEN TO WWE AND NBA?! - Neinwott
They made borderlands though - B1ueNew
THIS THING IS PAY TO WIN IN NBA 2K19V 6 Comments
Happysoft must have been on some happy gas. Only creators on drugs would have made Hong Kong 97.
Which ugly red put this company on this list. - jojofag
Hong Kong '97 their one and only masterpiece from the pits of hell
They made Hong Kong 97'
They shut down one of their best games, club penguin.
That one industry only ea can buy - SkyRimLegend21
The one industry Disney can't dominate.
In a way there was a point they made some very bad Disney/pixar games. - htoutlaws2012V 9 Comments
This developer would be better if they did something about the online dating stuff and add more ways to get Robux for free.
I'm glad this is above Minecraft - FallenBlaze
Definitely. - neehawgamer
A company that thought updating it to make it more realistic was the way to go, unfortunately, that its crumbled into dust since 2013. The community want a 2010 ROBLOX back. This is NOT what people of the golden age of ROBLOX wanted. They sold out to the millennial age. I understand the updates to keep up, but keep up with what? that have absolutely no competition and it was perfectly fine as it was considering users made their games, so why make it worse?V 19 Comments
-cough cough- Zelda and Mario cutscenes-cough cough-
Thet ruin over and over again, for destroying Nintendo, remeber these awful Zelda CDI games, now they're going to kill the Wii you
CDI Zelda, CDI Mario. enough. - jojofag
Loot box mechanics game developer, predatory in nature, 0 customer or player support.
This company took an amazing game by Alim and corrupted it with their greed. Game companies need to make money but gumi is disgusting with how they handle their playerbase. They never listen to them, hand out bans for no reason, can never accept that they are wrong or made a mistake.
I have a friend who works for gumi and he told me about how toxic the environment is there and how greedy upper management is because they employees get really low wages.
Their website was hacked over a year ago and they still haven't fixed the website.
Majority of the players only play to support their guilds which is like their little families and severely hate gumi and the game.
Brave Frontier is long dead. They decided to prolong the maturity stage of the product life cycle and missed out the opportunity of harvesting. Therefore lead to a horrible cash grabbing Limited Edition sequence of summons that has angered the player base.
Bruh straight ass. 'Emergency" maintenance breaks are pretty common and poor compensation usually ensues. Recent "glitch" (there's plenty of these in the game to be honest) allowed players to buy items without losing tokens they had earned through the game. Immense ban wave removed all legitimate and illegitimate items from players.V 13 Comments
Actually... here's the TRUE story. It wasn't the developers' fault.
The founder, Vince Perri, didn't know programming. So he hired a few guys to make Action 52. It took 3 months to make an NES game on average, but they had 52 to program! Vince pushed them too far, thus, the product was rushed. And Vince went too far with advertizing. So it's the founder's fault, not the programmers...
Look up "Action 52: History of the worst game ever! - From Concept to Console" on YouTube.
Reasons why Action 52 sucks:
-Major bugs and glitches
-Terrible gameplay mechanics
-Poor level design
Just for those two games alone they should be let alone top 10. - htoutlaws2012
I think this is the worst. Not because they made Action 52 and Cheetahmen II; but because the people in this company have little to no programming experience. In total; it's obvious why they failed.V 3 Comments
They made Sonic 3D Blast, Sonic R, and 99% of Lego games. Why are they here?
This shouldn't be here
Made sonic 3D blast.enough said
A good company that went downhill - HaloFanboy
They don't suck, their games are amazing and fun. It's just they don't release any more good games, from what I understand they had lots of base ideas for games, but it just didn't get far beyond the whiteboard. - Stalin
Honestly, Valve didn't really make bad games, it's that they refuse to see the ton of money they could be making. Lots of people have been demanding Half Life 3, enough to out-sell everything this year. So what does a company need to do, SUPPLY. I learned this in 7th grade, but for some reason Valve dropped out of preschool because they don't even know how to count to 3. It's not only Half Life 3, people wanted Team Fortress 3, Portal 3, and Left 4 Dead 3, but Valve is just to blind to see this. They are making money on Steam, but can't they do both like EA is doing, or heck Sega split into two to make the USA games and the Japan games. Valve needs new management or they WILL go bankrupt. - PinataonSugar
They are not making games they decided to make new game Artifact but it was a trading game cards what VALVEV 35 Comments
They shouldn't of even existed before they made a single game. They didn't make a single game until they picked their prey, which was SEGA. So they made one of the worst games ever, Sonic Boom on purpose to kill the Sonic Franchise, which was one of SEGA's most popular franchises.
An unpopular video game company who never made a game for at least 6 years until they developed their first game which is Sonic Boom:Rise of Lyric.
Oh wonderful. The morons that made Sonic Boom. These jerks are the reason Sonic gets unfair hate. - DCfnaf
So they made Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric... and that's about it... Who's idea was it for Sega to give the Sonic license to them anyways?V 5 Comments
Should be number 1. I will agree with Filmnstuff. He reviews his negative reviews of ocean games. They all suck, except for Total Recall for the Amiga with Darkman.
This company's fine. They made perfect arcade ports for computers.
Waterworld,the worst game on the Virtual Boy
This is the worst. I mean think about it, the only reason people hate ljn is because the avgn. If he didn't exist, we would not are about ljn. Ocean, should be the worst. Their games are really bad, and they're on par with acclaim as the worstV 2 Comments
Now the problem with dlc is that it offers you a continuation to the game of yours in return of 5 or 10 bucks. that's your problem well I don't care you're the one who keeps going even though you talk trash - SkyRimLegend21
They decided it would be better to make DLC and milk us dry of our money than trying to give us a product that works.
They pretty much slapped Arkham fans in the face, and also cut all my relations from DC. - WonkeyDude98
WB ruined Arkham game seriesV 6 Comments
Drake of the 99 Dragons enough said - htoutlaws2012
The Wii games suck and they suck all together
They suck. Enough said.
Zoo Hospital is about the only good game they've made…
The make the worst Call of Duty games with activation
R.I.P Michael Cornbread
This game deserves to be in the Top 5. First Advanced Warfare and now Call of Duty WW2. Like EA, Sledgehammer has become a money hungry company that claims to fix bugs and problems with the game, but really makes no effort.
Honestly I think their involvement with MW3 kinda put them here. The multiplayer was garbage.V 3 Comments
Good before, now there trash and ps2 Hugo games as well as 3d hugo games for ps1 sucks too.
Made over a billion dollars and still can't fix the game. Ring Of Elysium is 10x better and free to play.
PuBg fanboys incoming - MrCoolC
Pubg vs fortnite oh boy... - B1ueNew
Exclusivity is not creating competition, it's monopolizing the market with as much money as you can throw at it.
Greedy and can't make one update where one new item is overpowered
It created Fortnite, an overrated, trashy game which copied 5 other games and stole people's emotes. It's taking over the world. Its ironic that it has the word epic in it.
Buys out games and makes them exclusive, badV 14 Comments
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