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Awful games happen. Here is a list of bad video games that got critically bombed. These horrible games can be found in the budget bin at your nearest Walmart. Except ET, which was such a bad game all the copies were buried in a mass grave in the desert. Seriously. Awful video games are a punishment no one deserves, but if you disagree, feel free to rate them up or down via the like and dislike buttons. These games are awful bombs that will cause video game freakouts, and not the good kind.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Awful Video Games of all Time
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 adventure video game developed and published by Atari, Inc. for the Atari 2600 video game console. It is based on the film of the same name, and was designed by Howard Scott Warshaw. The objective of the game is to guide the eponymous character through various ...more

Release: 1982

Developer: Atari, Inc., Atari

Genres (Video game): Action game, Adventure

Platform: Atari 2600

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Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Awful Video Games of all Time
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Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan on May 22, 1980. It was licensed for distribution in the United States by Midway and released in October 1980. Immensely popular from its original release to the present day, Pac-Man is considered one of the classics of the ...more

Release: 1980

Developer: Namco

Genres (Video game): Maze

Publisher: Namco Bandai Games, Midway Games, Namco

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Intellivision, Mobile phone, PC-8801, + more

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#23 on The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

#5 on The Most Memorable Video Game Sound Bites of All Time

#11 on The Greatest Classic Video Game Theme Songs Ever

#72 on The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Custer's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Awful Video Games of all Time
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Custer's Revenge is a controversial video game made for the Atari 2600 by Mystique, a company that produced a number of adult video game titles for the system. The player character is based on General George Armstrong Custer, well known for his crushing defeat at the Battle of Little Bighorn. The ...more

Release: 1982

Developer: Mystique

Genres (Video game): Western, Sex and nudity in video games, Action game

Publisher: Mystique

Platform: Atari 2600

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#18 on The Most Violent Classic Video Games

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Action 52 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Awful Video Games of all Time
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Action 52 is an unlicensed multicart video game compilation developed by Active Enterprises for NES and Farsight Technologies for Sega Genesis. The NES version was released in 1991, followed by the Genesis version in 1993. An SNES version was advertised in some magazines, but never released. Action ...more

Release: Jan 01 1991

Developer: Active Enterprises, FarSight Studios

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action game, Adventure, + more

Publisher: Active Enterprises

Platform: Sega Mega Drive, Nintendo Entertainment System

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