Top 10 Worst Years In Gaming History


The Top Ten

1 1983

As horrid as anything goes, the video game crash is what makes it still impossible to beat such a horrendous year in gaming history.

Ah, the horrid crash that brought forth some of the worst titles yet.

I don't know how anything else can top this one.

The Video Game Crash of 1983 and the birth of Anita Sarkeesian - LeetHaterz

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2 2014

Just another year of hipsters making Indie games that no one cares about and big corporations spewing out their annual game

This year sucked so bad

There's been worse.

2014 was very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very bad, Although 2017 sucked more!

Strangely, 2017 reminds me so much of 2014, because they’re both terrible.

My appendix bursted out in 2014 as well.

2014 was hell for sure

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3 2003
4 2012

I actually liked (2006-2012), except 2009. Life started to suck in 2013 though

The year when Far Cry 3 and Dishonored was released... Nope. - Aguythatpeopleignores

The year Mass Effect 3 released.

My Ratings For Those 12 Years:

2006: Amazing!
2007: Awesome!
2008: Uh... ok!
2009: Sucks
2010: Good For most of it until my sisters procedure
2011: Good
2012: Average
2013: Bad
2014: Really bad
2015: Horrible! - Things got 10 times worse!
2016: Really Horrible! - Things got 20 times worse!
2018: I don't know so far

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5 2015

I really don't care if there were some decent games that came out in 2015. It is simply the worst year to ever be conceived in many reasons, and it can burn for all I care. - PageEmperor

In 2015 A game called The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt was released. I doubt it. - Aguythatpeopleignores

While the death of Iwata and Konami's suicide is definitely sad, this was the year that brought us The Witcher 3, Fallout 4, Rocket League, and much more. If anything, this was a comeback, especially after the pile of crap 2014 was.

My Opinions About Those 12 Years:

2006: Amazing (8/10)
2007: Awesome (Best year of my life) (10/10)
2008: Pretty mediocre year, but not as bad as 2009, the only really bad thing about 2008 was diabetes (5/10)
2009: Sucks, Because of bad stuff happening like the death of Michael Jackson, Nickelodeon got rid of their orange slime logo, I had a very mean teacher and so much more! (3/10)
2010: Pretty bad at first, but it improved later on. (4/10)
2011: Good (7/10)
2012: Average. (6/10)
2013: Bad. (2/10)
2014: Really bad! (1/10)
2015: Things got 10 times worse! (0.25/10)
2016: Things got 20 times worse (0.20/10)
2017: WORST YEAR EVER! There is absolutely nothing good that came out of this year, and Paramount's movies of this year were disturbingly awful! The only thing I miss about 2017 is me being with the bigger guys and my new cousin was born! (0.3/10)
2018: (so far) Not a great year, but it's definelty an improvement over 2017, which means ...more

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6 1999
7 2013

If you were an Microsoft fan at this point this was probably the worst year for you lol - htoutlaws2012

Year in which Ride to Hell Retribution got released. Being that it on it's own is capable of easily winning 2013 a "worst year in which A game was released" list it should, at the very veeery least, get the second spot.

2013 was the Worst year for me

Thq died this year :(

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8 2006

Sonic, Bomberman, And Crash Bandicoot Got TORTURED! - VideoGamefan5

Treyarch's Worst Call of Duty. Call of Duty 3!

I can show you reasons why 2006 sucked.
1. Sonic the Hedgehog's 15th anniversary was terrible. There was Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis for the Game Boy Advance & Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) for Xbox 360 & PlayStation 3. Nice job, Sega. You ruined Sonic's franchise by letting him have an unhappy anniversary.
2. Tiger Telematics went defunct.
3. Crash Boom Bang!
4. Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots is released on the Game Boy Advance & it's horrible.

What are you talking about? This was a great year for video games!

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
New Super Mario Bros Wii
Wii Sports
Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin
Kingdom Hearts 2 - JMaster90x

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9 1984

No games toyear. - computerfan0

10 2017

2017 was the worst year of my life! Reasons why...

1. My dog died (Worst part of 2017)
2. I had to switch buses
3. Hurricane Harvey
4. There were way too many shootings
5. My sister sprang her knee
6. Lots of good celebrities died (ex. Don Rickles)
7. My cat had surgery
8. Paramount Pictures has gone downhill
9. My family members got into a fight
10. Trump's first year in the oval office
11. The Emoji Movie

I'm so GLAD 2017 is over! I never want a year like this again, Let's not forget Paramount has been making constant box office bombs in 2017 also, So far, 2018 seems to be a little better. We'll See...

The Contenders

11 1982

The release of the E.T. game.

12 2016 2016 (MMXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2016th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 16th year of the 3rd millennium, the 16th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2010s decade.

When the hype train went too far and started to crash and burn the whole industry.

13 1995
14 1989

The year that the super creepy NES advert (YOU CANNOT BEAT US! ) came out and scarred many kids watching (I think it came out this year. If not then please correct me if I'm wrong).

The year The Wizard and that those godawful Nintendo cartoons (Mario, Zelda, and Captain N) came out.

15 2007

Uh, this year brought is TF2, arguably the best game to play on Steam to this day...

16 1987

The company known as LJN started to publish games since that year...until 2000 - LeetHaterz

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