Top Ten Worst Video Game Reviewers

Let's say there is this game or movie you wanna try out but is afraid it will might turn out bad. So you listen to a review and you believe them until you found out it was a good game/movie after all. Here are reviewers that suck at reviewing.

The Top Ten

1 IGN IGN is a San Francisco–based games and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of j2 Global and wholly owned by Ziff Davis.

They gave Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire 7.8/10 for having "too much water" when Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire had just as much "water" and got a 9/10. Not only that, that gave Paper Mario: Sticker Star 8.3/10, while they gave Paper Mario: Color Splash that is essentially the same game except with better graphics and better humor a 7.3/10. No, just no.

These guys should be #1 half of the time I don't agree with there ratings, even Gamespot is much better only because it isn't biased I mean Halo 4 a 9.8 that's overrating it a little too much don't you think, or basicly any Call of Duty game after Blackops 1 with a high rating is absolutely ridiculous. The sport games they rate way too high example Madden why it's the same game with an updated roster with absolutely no changes which can be said for other sport games.

They are so ignorant some of there reviews are good but others suck. The Fox News of the gaming Media. Or am I wrong?

They're well-known for getting paid to give good scores for games we already know are barely worth crap. The only honest review seems to be Xtreme Paintball, which got a 0.7.

2 Gligar13vids

I'm not even sure if this guy should count, considering he's an obvious troll if I ever saw one. However, he's heavily biased, he compares games to other games that aren't even in the same genre, his voice is very irritating, and he barely even looks at the games he review before dismissing them as bad. Take a look at his review of Undertale. Regardless of whether or not you like Undertale, you have to admit that he made a bad review. He spent more than half of the video complaining that the game couldn't run on older PCs, and he only looked at the game for about (I'm not kidding) 10 MINUTES before quitting! I'm sorry, but if you think you can form a solid opinion of a game by playing t for 10 minutes, you're a moron! Also, his complaints were just stupid. Even if Mr. gligar13vids is a troll or not, that doesn't change the fact that his videos are a pain to sit through, and he is in my opinion the worst video game critic ever.

This guy just takes good games and just say they are bad. He is obviously one of those first person shooter retarts. He mostly bash Sonic and Nintendo games and only say their music is good.

See the Mario Kart 8 review...

Even ign has better reviews than him

3 mariotehplumber

well this guy swears to much on a review so yeah he's terrbible

This guy is completely AWFUL at reviewing video games. He screams like a idiot and say things that's in the game but it really isn't. He mostly bash Sonic the most which is no surprise to me what so ever.

He's a stupid classic sonic fanboy who bash good modern sonic & he reviews game that never released yet

He complained about a buckle on sonic I don't see the buckle anywhere

4 Mixedfan8643

It would be better if he redeemed himself instead of being kicked out of deviantart.

Oops I misspelled from, let me try again. Mixedfan8643 Is getting worse Every year, He should stop taking everything too seriously before he gets deactivated from deviantart

This is a Message for you mixedfan8643. You shouldn't take everything too seriously. Don't hate something too seriously it's okay to hate something (including sonic boom & teen titans go) just don't do it.

His sonic unleashed review & some of his Archie sonic reviews are okay. They are way better then his hideous spongebob Squarepants the Simpsons & family guy review.

5 ProJared Jared Knabenbauer (born August 28, 1985), better known online as ProJared, is an American YouTube personality. He is best known for his video game reviews and videos related to Dungeons & Dragons. Knabenbauer also worked extensively with various YouTubers outside of his own channel.

His content is enjoyable, What is he doing here.

He is great, what the hell is he doing here?

His early reviews were short, but informed discussions of interesting games, but the last year or two his output has ceased to be worth watching. It seems like he is chasing YouTube metrics at the expense of quality

Yeah, I'm a GAMER
G - cheat
A - on
M - my
E - wife
R -

He didn't actually do that, it was all a hoax, and if he did, why is that such a big deal? People do that all the time! - myusernameisthis

6 The Game Theorists (MatPat) The Game Theorists is a YouTube channel that centers around gaming. They have shows such as: Game Theory, The Science of, Sidequesting and Digressing, Crossover, Game Change, Culture Shock and a Brief History. This channel is mainly argued against for their game theory content.

Whereas I dunno about opinions, his game theories are pretty crappy. He made a theory that Dr.Light from Mega Man is evil, while using Non Canon evidence (the Archie Comics). He tried to use math to claim that Majora's Moon is not a threat, even though Legend of Zelda is a FANTASY series. Finally, I honestly don't know if I wanna take the opinion of a guy who used to make videos theorizing the boob width of game characters, so...

he's terrible at reviewing

Wikipedia said he was a game critic and if Mr. Enter got on here, MatPat gets on here too.

How is he here?! he's brilliant!

7 ScrewAttack!

They barely review games but that doesn't stop me from putting them here. They are also the same people that called the Wii U Nintendo's biggest mistake, make Goku lose TWICE against Superman in Death battle, and called Sonic Boom worster than (I'm not even kidding) Superman 64 and Aquaman: Battle for Atlantis. No wonder Screw Attack is now getting a little bit of hate. Screw them.

I like Death Battle, but these guys don't do a lot of gaming related stuff. The Wii U was a mistake but at the same time it wasn't. A good console with bad marketing.

Everything older went downhill, and so ScrewAttack!

The only reason I watch is for death battles.

8 DSP Gaming

This guy tries to review games that he has no idea how to play, and he let's his stream chat walk him through basically the whole game. If he gets stuck and the chat can't help him, he just quits the game. Plus, he complains about people making TIHYDP videos, but if he didn't suck so much they wouldn't have to.

Worst let's player ever... He also does reviews so he can be here.

9 GameSpot GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on certain video games.

If any game comes in a blue case, you bet your ass it's getting a free pass.

Oh JOY! Didn't we all ADORE their Kirby and the Rainbow Curse review?

My note is :Mediocre


Only 4 games deserved praise.
Splatoon, Mario Kart 8, Hyrule Warriors and Pikmin 3...

10 Darknessthecurse

The Newcomers

? Square Eyed Jak

More like Square Eyed Jak-off.

He is essentially Game Dude but as an Australian autist.

He is such a cringey jack@$$.

The Contenders

11 Metacritic

Fairly harsh for an uninformed opinion. Whilst it is true that metacritic gathers the average opinion on games, they use a system using a significant amount of weighing where the values involved aren't published. As a delightful example reviews submitted by kotaku has a significantly (SIGNIFICANTLY) higher impact on the score (in fact the common belief is kotaku has one of the highest) then other smaller sources.

Which is why I'm also voting metacritic, not only is it widely used as a source of critic score without being properly understood, their business model is incredibly shady and the honestly vast corruption involved in the systems they use cause a much much higher amount of damage then the average reviewer will ever have the ability to do.

Metacritic Is Just Awful, If You're Looking For Rotten Tomatoes For Video Games (By The Way Metacritic Also Reviews Movies And By The Way They Also Suck At Reviewing Movies) Than This Is The Site For You, I Hate Metacritic So Much They Gave Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts, Paper Mario: Color Splash, Halo 4, And Call Of Duty Infinite Warfare Higher Ratings Than Sonic Generations!, Man Metacritic Just Sucks And Is So Biased

Anybody who votes Metacritic is a moron. It's literally just a tool for getting a comprehensive summary of the average opinion of a game, the same thing Rotten Tomatoes does for movies. They don't even review games. They just tell you what other people think of them.

You get the most reviews on there so that's helpful if you come across a game you want to check out bad or good.

12 TheMysteriousMrEnter

Wait, he reviews video games?

I will admit he's still doing decent now compared to the others on this list but now he's getting... A little bit boring now. He starting doing re-reviews because "his older ones ain't so good because he was so angry". Who cares?

Well, there were a few cases in which these were justifiable, like with his original Pet Sitter Pat review, which caused people to harass one of the writers, but I can see where that's coming from. He can be a bit boring at times, but I think his recent reviews are doing a bit better at keeping people's attention (or at least my attention). - MKBeast

I thought he just made crappy, boring reviews on animation while getting angry.

This guy reviews animation, not video games.

13 Chaotixhero

Yeah I put my own self on here. My reviews are pretty bad yet I still make more. I take videos off of YouTube and talk over them calling them my "reviews". I also sound so mellow and I barely edit my reviews. I also try to be funny but the jokes never works. Yeah...when I call myself a terrible reviewer, you know it's bad.

There's this guy that you should listen I don't know his real name but his user name is meltingman234 he's from YouTube & deviant art you should check him out

... Well I guess you could be biased but...

Pretty biased, weirdo.

14 TheCrimsonTaco

His Twilight Princess Review.

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16 The Irate Gamer

Truly the worst reviewer of all time, as he decides which games are good or bad and mostly most of them suck. He has been a rip off of the AVGN for a long time and should be number one.

Irate Gamer? More like Irate Plagiarist!

How on earth was this guy not on here to begin with?

He's a sonic fanboy who bash sonic unleashed

17 Feminist Frequency

All about their videos about games are biased and talks down on games that don't deserve. Hitman Absolution is sexist because you can kill strippers and position their bodies around? You can do that for anyone regardless of sex, race and class.
But the worst is their reviews because they talk about the little, unimportant things in the games and barely talk about any of the gameplay, graphics and sound. If you want an example, watch their Rise of the TOMB RAIDER review.

The epitome of uninformed, Feminist Frequency has a tendency to make up whatever bs to get people who haven't a grasp on common gaming knowledge on their side. I may not like the death threats they recieve, but I also don't tolerate blind stupidity, so Feminist Frequency deserves a spot in the top 10 for me.

Can the internet police please come and just.. I don't know... slap their wrists? - mattstat716

18 Worth a Buy

Often poorly researched and offering a knee jerk reaction to the video games industry. His input is often in the same vein as the loudest person on a steam forum. Believes himself to be the voice of the people whilst showing a disdain for the people. A terrible reviewer but somewhat likeable person.

A complete hypocrite, and overall moron that I don't actually think likes video games deep down.

One of the most stuck up reviewers of all time, he thinks he's the only honest video game reviewer left, yet his videos have no structure and are completely biased.

I agree, this guy never knows what he's doing

19 youngdefiant

This dude thinks he's the greatest gamer of all time when the only games he plays are anime games and hates all nintendo games, wow, and he thinks he is better than anyone else

he's legitimaticly at the botton of the barrel him saying that the people need good taste is retarded. everyone has tastes why try to manipulate them. he's just nothing but a tool and a flodder and everything he says is like seeing a troll doing this.

He is the worst youtuber ever

He sucks

21 Angry Joe

How? I agree mostly with the RTS reviews even though he destroyed civilization 5 and total war 2 AND angry joe actually put battlefield the cops and robbers one as one of the worst games of 2015. So your points are invalid. Also he barely reviews Call of Duty so you cannot get so salty because of the advanced warfare review. Or the over watch review. by the way ever heard of the witcher franchise s? I would say he loves those games.

well I've seen him go full retard for once

Simply biased to all hell in every single way towards anything that isn't Battlefield or an RTS. Simple as that.

So, what about his launch score of Battlefield 4 being a 4, before it got fixed or Hardline being a 5? Or how about they time he ripped into Rome: Total War 2? - MKBeast

Must be a Call of Duty kid who put ths here

22 Ike reviews AEBG

This guys sucks at reviewing so BAD


23 X-Play

These guy are not that good at reviewing. They are almost at IGN's level of suck. Thanks to to popular reviewers like SomecallmeJohnny, X-play is going down the market.

24 SephirothSword57
25 Jim Sterling

If you line up his reviews with those from other sources for a long list of games, you will see a noticeable pattern - his scores are consistently contrary to the popular direction of appeal. His only consistent tendency when reviewing is that he is a contrarian, seeking to elevate games the community finds problems with and damage those with universal appeal. He doesn't review to tell us a game's value, but to get attention. This is why he can't be trusted.

He gave Mario Kart 7 a 5 out of 10 for being basically the same game as Mario Kart Wii, and yet gave Call of Duty MW3 a 9.3 out of 10.

26 SuperTrollHDTV

Of course he is a bad reviewer because he is a "Troll". My friend told me that SuperTrollHDTV had a horrible review on FNAF and Minecraft in YouTube and told me to put him on this list.

obviously terrible

"SuperTroll" means that he does not respect any opinions more than a normal "troll" and people say he swears while reviewing in YouTube.

27 PewDiePie Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (born October 24, 1989), better known by his online alias PewDiePie, is a Swedish web-based comedian video producer, and commentary channel. He is best known for his Let's Play commentaries and Vlogs on YouTube. He is known for being the most subscribed-to YouTuber on the website, more.

Aw its PewDiePie

28 Polygon

Blatantly politically biased

29 Gggmanlives

Overpraises the games he likes and absolutely bashes the games he doesn't like. Also likes to talk about SJWs a lot and when going into the comment section you’ll immediately notice how much neo-nazi’s there are. His content is mostly ok but his fanbase just consists of retro-loving neo-nazi’s.

30 Game Informer

They base there opinions on how well they think a game will sell. Clearly paid off. A good example is there need for speed payback preview and review. On the preview the reviewer kept talking about how awesome the game was. Once they saw people hated the gambling style upgrades they switched reviewers and gave it a 6.5 out of 10. And anytime someone calls them on there bs they hide behind "its just our opinion"

I want them to give a game a 1

32 overkill-0526

He's also from deviantart

He's a lovechild to mixedfan8643

He's mixedfan8643's lovechild & he's also form deviantart

33 TheStimpyLand

While he is no longer on YouTube, He is the most hateful, mean-spirited, biased, and unpleasant game reviewer I have seen. He has no respect for his viewers, and he even insulted them, and was very condescending to them for half of his videos. He always jumps around multiple topics when talking about one thing, and repeatedly explodes over the smallest of details.

His revisit on Wrath of Cortex was one of his worst examples of how horrible he sounds as a reviewer.

34 SammyClassicSonicFan

Everything older has gone downhill. EXCEPT YOU, SAMMY!

35 Toaarcan
36 Game Dude
37 Kill Screen

Kill Screen is extremely biased against indie games and will praise any game that has action and has a budget of over 1 million.

38 GameFAQs GameFAQs is a website that hosts FAQs and walkthroughs for video games. It was created in November 1995 by Jeff Veasey and was bought by CNET Networks in May 2003. It is currently owned by CBS Interactive.
39 White Dude Game Reviews!

He literally gets some of his script of wikipedia.

40 Anime News Network
41 Thereviewspace

He keeps saying every new video game like link between worlds sucks he's like gligar13vids twin with better quality that's TheReviewSpace in a nutshell

He sucks he's like gligar13vids

He says every new game sucks

42 xXMysteriousManXx
43 Cubed3
44 Waytoomanygames

Just the worst like god awful.

45 Samination

He only uses his main OC, Taco-Man to review video games and Taco-Man is so annoying as hell. I think his other OCs and animations are annoying as well.

46 Spax3
47 Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media is unfair.I like how they let parents review.but the parents are salty adults who make misleading content. Common sense rated Super Mario a 1 because Bowser is "scary".Even the kid reviews are better than the parents.The parents are also overprotetive.

48 Chris Bores
49 Lazy Game Reviews
50 Nathaniel Bandy Nathaniel Bandy is a Gaming Youtuber. He was born on October 12th, 1993 in Virginia. His favorite video game is Super Mario 64.
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