Button Mash Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships  

Nathan Gibson
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List Rules Vote up the video games that caused massive arguments with your friends.

Although they were meant to be fun and enjoyable, retro video games that caused arguments definitely existed. Whether they were competitive games that let you do whatever you wanted or supposedly cooperative affairs where your pals abandoned you, plenty of games ruined friendships.

Before the advent of online gaming, the vast majority of multiplayer games were enjoyed by people in the same room, using the same television. This allowed opponents to see each other's moves and added a more combative atmosphere to proceedings. With your friends playing right next to you, it was far easier to become frustrated with them when they did horrible things or screwed you over.

However, some titles were far more likely to lead to fights than others. If you decide to play the classics again, maybe only play with your enemies.

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72 13
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
2
60 15
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
3
59 19
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
4
47 18
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
5
46 19
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
6
30 21
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
7
22 19
Pong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
1972
8
25 24
Worms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
2007
9
24 23
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
1994
10
22 22
Contra is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
1987
11
19 23
Bomberman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
1983
12
15 18
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
1998
13
18 22
Battletoads is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
14
17 22
Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
15
16 22
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
16
15 21
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
17
13 20
Age of Empires is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
18
12 21
Golden Axe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
1989
19
11 21
Bubble Bobble is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
20
14 26
The Simpsons Arcade Game is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
21
9 19
Micro Machines is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
22
7 20
Sensible Soccer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships
23
5 22
TimeSplitters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Retro Video Games That Were Guaranteed To Ruin Friendships