Even the best game arrive with imperfections. Sometimes, those imperfections are downright laughable. We’ve decided to sit down and think about the best games we’ve played over the course of our gaming years and come up with four (Why four? Because we said so!) of the moments that went and made them laughable… or downright unplayable.
It’s like having sex with the most gorgeous partner in the world only to be interrupted by a stream of urgent phone calls from your mother. If you’re normal, that’s a complete turn off.
HERE WE GO!
How about the entire Dom debacle from Gears of War 2. Look, we get that Epic tried to make this series more dramatic and three dimensional by adding a love to Dom’s life. The intention was good, the result was terrible. The voice acting was cheesy, the affair was melodramatic and the entire segment stuck out like a sore thumb amidst the badassness that was the rest of the game.
It was deplorable, it was annoying, it broke up the glory of Gears of War 2.
It’s brief, but it’s there at the beginning.
Yeah, yeah yeah… it’s heritage. It’s also stupid. I don’t care that this creepy dude has been introducing the title of Capcom’s zombie shooter ever since the franchise’s inception, it’s annoying. While the other RE titles were good, RE4 was a masterpiece. Consider this weird dude at the beginning like a beggar outside of an art museum.
The New York…….Metropolitan! See?
Nightmare Blood Running.
Seriously, WTF. The original Max Payne was a great game with an interesting story. However, the nightmare sequences where absolutely atrocious. It was lazy level design to pad the game’s length and it showed. These nightmare sequences were so bad that when we think back on Max Payne they’re the first things that spring to mind. That’s not great for a positive lasting impression. Also, the constant baby crying got horribly annoying incredibly fast. God, go to hell nightmare sequences.
The bike level from Battletoads in Battlemaniacs. The hardest and most annoyingly difficult levels ever designed. Good god, we don’t even want to talk about it.