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.
EA BADV 213 Comments
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
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
Angry Video Game ranks LJN the worst game developers ever. There poop.
Remove this from the list. LJN didn't develop any game.V 42 Comments
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
Thanks to Activision's Greed.. They ruined destiny and most of their Call of Duty games.. Now Activision is turning almost 50% of every game they publish into DLC... And Destiny... Wow... After paying 90 bucks they want me to pay another 40 bucks for the next destiny dlc which would have already been in the game knowing that the House of wolves Dlc was premade since the start.. They just had to talk about the next DLC 1 month later.. Call of Duty will always be the same..
Used to be good games but always ruined by their greedV 74 Comments
...Which game company ever decide to sue critics saying their game sucks? This one.
Easily the worst developers, by far. They're the Amy's Baking Company of gaming. - MKBeast
The company behind classics like temper tantrum and the slaughtering grounds
The biggest asses of video games. They SUCK!V 12 Comments
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.
Worst ever gaming developer! They were the ones who introduced time-sync in their games and introduced trade between real cash and in-game currency as a way to earn money because they made their games slow as Hell.
I have been a fan of their games back in 2011, but their micro-transactions and game requesting system are the worst business practices on Earth!
Their poker game is awful - YOSHIA2121V 12 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.
Arguably the most controversial at the moment, Konami's franchises have slowly been diminishing, to the point where their are petitions to give the franchise rights to over companies. Also, with the apparent mistreatment of employees, some have to call into question how long the company will last.
Aside from throwing away a game with so much potential that came from the greatest horror franchise of all time, all there needs to be said is that firing Kojima is possibly the worst business decision made by a video game company. They love digging their own grave don't they?
They despise Nintendo and any developer associated with Nintendo. Getting Snake into Smash was Kojima’s idea. Since Kojima quit Konami, things are getting turbulent. There were disagreements between Sakurai and Konami, so getting Bomberman in was no easy task. Bomberman ended up being an assist trophy. Not all 3rd parties get along with Nintendo. Simon Belmont of Castlevania is reported to be playable in Smash Ultimate. This is uncertain because Vergeben the leaker can be wrong. 3rd parties give Sakurai and his crew a lot of stress because licensing is not an easy task. Some 3rd party developers can be jerks and stubborn when it comes to adding their characters into Smash.V 42 Comments
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 ever
They made big rigs over the road racing!
Unfinished garbage games.V 4 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
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...
My parents think I'm a moron for spending time and money on gaming, and yet they sit around yelling at Candy Crush and undoubtedly buying its horrible microtransactions. I'd call them hypocrits, but it's King's fault for trying to be EA for your phone!V 22 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
Have put out numerous games on Steam that just plain don't work (conflicts between Steam and Uplay) and they refuse to do anything about it. The one time I tried to do something about it I went to their forums and found thousands of other people with the same issue and the official response on the forums was always the same 'we can't help you on the forums, you need to open a support ticket.' So I did, and support responded about 2 weeks later saying that they could not help and for those issues I needed to post on the forums. I opened another support ticket explain that it was the forums that had told me I needed to go through them and they simply never responded. Upon reading up a little more I discovered that this was very normal for Ubisoft and at that point I decided to never buy their games again.
Makes a lot of buggy games that require a lot of computer power for graphics that aren't that impressive. Do I even have to tell about they making the same game over and over and just giving it different names? They're the most greedy company in this list, not to mention all its lies.
Re-skinned games every time, very boring. - JohnaloveV 71 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.
MUST BURN IN VIDEO GAME HOLE.V 10 Comments
The worst French company ever, made the most memorable bad game of all time superman64 and later did robocop which was also terrible. - htoutlaws2012
Aren't these the people who made superman game for nintendo 64 - B1ueNew
Don't get me started on superman64. - tranhotwheel04
Superman 64 Is Literal CrapV 7 Comments
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?
Yeah bad company.V 16 Comments
Bubsy 3D. Need I say more?
Bubsy game and the 3d one that sucked - tranhotwheel04
What could possibly go wrong?
Bubsy and something no one seems to know but they were the parent company to LJN back when LJN was at it's worstV 7 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
EA, Ubisoft, THQ, Sega, and Activision are above this? What is wrong with people. - RalphBobV 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
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. - Barkiestef1
garbageV 10 Comments
Bought greatest game company ever, Rare and made Rare into garbage
They destroyed Rare, they'll have have Rare develope Viva Piñata for DS but nothing released from the N64 days released on Wii Virtual Console or sequels of past games from the days of 64 on Nintendo's. consoles.
You know the game rare replay well rare were going to put it on Wii u but since Microsoft own them they said make it exclusive to Xbox one I do not want it on any other console this is true this is why banjo kazzoie conkers bad fur day cannot be on virtual console Wii u or Wii and also why conker live and reloaded and banjo nuts and bolts is exclusive to Microsoft consoles screw Microsoft Nintendo should buy rare back
They ruined MinecraftV 16 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.
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.
Creator of on disc dlc ruined marvel vs capcom mega man and street fighter doesn't listen to their fans - Dvafan2V 17 Comments
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.
I'll never understand just how? They make legendary wrestling games. - htoutlaws2012
They were one of the best at time - Hunterlane871V 10 Comments
The one industry Disney can't dominate.
In a way there was a point they made some very bad Disney/pixar games. - htoutlaws2012
Disney has made some good games...Epic Mickey, Cars: Race O Rama, Toy Story 3: The Video Game, Disney Infinity, Oh my! How have I forgotten Kingdom Hearts? - peaceswagtv
Hey, thanks for shutting down my childhood (Toontown Online), Disney! >:cV 7 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)
What did the world's best-selling copyrighted book of all time do to deserve the LJN treatment, anyway... no, What's on second!V 11 Comments
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.
CDI games. enough said.V 1 Comment
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?
Are you kidding me? they made Shadow Man for the n64 and RE-volt,those were awesome games,and ports for mortal kombat and Burnout,you can't be serious,Bubsy was made by Acoolade,not Acclaim! - MikeWayneV 9 Comments
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!
343i Only cares about making money and squeezing every single penny out of their loyal consumer. They do not care about their product and have DESTROYED HALO.
This honestly should be in the top 10s or 20s.V 11 Comments
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
Peta being peta tried to rip off meat boy by saying that the titular mascot of team meat was made of pig guts. But team meat fought back in a clever way. Peta made super tofu boy to fight it, but if you type "petaphile" on the character select, you can play as tofu boy himself! But he SUCKS. He has troubles even making it past the first level. Peta, just stop making games and stop killing animals but say that you keep them safe. What a bunch of dumb hypocrites. - astroshark
So, the infamous terrorist cult has invaded the gaming industry? - thearkis
The only thing they're really good at is euthanasia.
How is this not #1?V 6 Comments
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.
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!
This needs to be WAY higherV 14 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
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
ACTION 52 SUCKS!V 3 Comments
NHL 17 - AWF UL! w orse then 5 year olds house league hockey, FIFA 17 - very sloppy and totally reminds me of NHL 17... the A.i ruins both games, MADDEN 17 - also garbage game play! The problem I have with EA is when you prove to (EA) in the forms the major problems with the games and show them video evidence they just block you! There is NO reason EA shouldn't have great games! Its been since 1991 and I've owned every NHL and FIFA game since the start. The thing is they know this as well... If they made that perfect NHL game where the passing was great, the physics and everything else about the gameplay was top notch, They know it would potentially take away from fans on buying the next years version! NHL 17 is the worse gameplay I have seen in years for a very very VERY long time and they don't care! There's been a couple of updates and all they did was update HUT (for their cash grab), celebrations and uniforms and leave the major issues that every one complains about the most alo ...more
Isn't this the same thing as EA? They do the same crap EA does, but worse. They make sports games every year with updated rosters, a new and useless feature, and better graphics. That's all, it's basically the same game every year, this won't be so bad if it isn't ALWAYS $60, are you kidding me?!? You get the same game, hell I don't even think they bothered to make a new feature sometimes and just REMOVED a feature. Why is this still alive? Why are people falling for this? Well, I guess it's because of the sport it is that they like to watch, they just deny that it is bad in their mind. Well, I'm not going to fall for it. - PinataonSugar
GOD DAMN YOU, EA SPORTS! You actually achieved making people start yammering on about FIFA, the worst franchise in existence.
EA Sports is a spin-off company of EA. It's literally the same thing as EA. It tries to grab your wallet but the difference is that they make sports games.V 2 Comments
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?
They don't have any competition in their video game genre, therefore they never, ever, EVER, listen to their community.
We should protest in front of their Headquarters that they removed tickets. Like If you are with me. - MinecraftHater
The game itself is decent, but the community is just worst. There are scammers, online daters, bullies, and much more, David Baszucki (the owner of Roblox) only cares about money, they make terrible updates like Anthros, removing Tix, removing forums, removing guests, adding default clothing, adding tags. And now people are judging by your looks just because you don't have Robux. Roblox will may shut down soon.V 15 Comments
This shouldn't be here
Made sonic 3D blast.enough said
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'
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
What? I love Valve's games! Especially Team Fortress 2! - Pastakirby7
The fact that Valve is even on here says a lot about the company. Half life, Team fortress, Portal, Left 4 dead. All games which should have been continued on. Games which would have probably made a ton of money just from their IPs, from their legacy. But valve honestly doesn't listen. It doesn't put an ear to the ground, because they think what the customers have to say isn't worth listening to. It's a sad state of affairs, it really is.
The only bad thing about valve is that they refuse to make new games and just keep on adding items to TF2, CSGO and Dota 2. - jojofagV 30 Comments
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 series
Monetizing a tribute to a late cancer patient. Stay classy. - regularshowmanV 4 Comments
The make the worst Call of Duty games with activation
Honestly I think their involvement with MW3 kinda put them here. The multiplayer was garbage.
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.
R.I.P Michael CornbreadV 3 Comments
2k have made so many good games and bad games also but more good Borderlands bioshock and more
They made borderlands though - B1ueNew
Not for the NBA games but the WWE games recently with them are the same every year their turning into EA it seems like. - htoutlaws2012
2K Games is not Japanese! It's American! I hate this logo! Nintendo wants 2K Games back! BioShock sucks! Borderlands suck! And that furry JRPG game Bouken no Nyaki sucks! - Neinwott
Read any reviews talking about any Bioshock game or Borderlands game and they'll tell you the opposite. And saying that a game company sucks because you "hate their logo" sounds like you're grasping at strings. - MasonOckerV 3 Comments
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 games
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.
Good before, now there trash and ps2 Hugo games as well as 3d hugo games for ps1 sucks too.
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
Pubg vs fortnite oh boy... - B1ueNew
I have no idea why this is on here.. Probably an Xbox fanboy..
WHY?! Home to many great video game franchises and beloved characters like crash bandicoot and spyro the dragon!
This shouldn't even be on this list, they made many many fantastic games.
Microsoft and Nintendo: Survive alone
Sony: DIE ALONE
Starts games, but doesn't them. Takes foolish peoples money then abandons their games. Allows big spenders to cheat without punishment. Bans players who ask for money back.
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
Love Terraria but Payday 2 is pay to win too much :/
Terraria is one of my favourite games of all time, so I disagree with this being on the list. - astroshark
Makes some bad games like H2S and Terarria - EliHbk
If you had a Genesis with 2 Add-ons you know what I'm talking about. - htoutlaws2012
Ugh that's a person not a company developer - htoutlaws2012
. Dot of boredom
I was so excited for no mans sky, but what did I get? Horse crap and I fat kids barf, rotten cheese, big smokes big butt, which was used to make no mans sky.
Activision and Microsoft greed levels multiplied by 60. Sums it up.
The reason is "No Man's Sky". - kevin76517651
No Mans LieV 2 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
BAD THEY GAMES MADEV 2 Comments
Another mix bag they made some good some awful. - htoutlaws2012
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