On November 14, 2006 Sega celebrated the 15th anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog with a 3D adventure marred by unfinished ideas, a convoluted storyline, sloppy mechanics and horrendous loading times. And they sealed it with a kiss.
If there's one thing I've learned about video games, it's that no two bad games are bad in quite the same way.
Not everything is worth the price we pay for it. In fact, some games aren't worth the disc they're printed on.
I'd wager it's safe to say that, when it comes to entertainment, we all enjoy at least a few things that we really shouldn't. Who hasn't gathered their friends around for a joyous viewing of something like "Troll 2" or "Plan 9 From Outer Space"? Personally, I adore terrible movies and music. Whether it's waiting for…
Every Awful Edward Snowden Game, Reviewed. There are a lot of cheaply made games about Edward Snowden. Most of them I don't want to touch with a 10-foot pole. Lucky for us, our friends at Animal New York sat down and played them, so we don't have to.
I still remember the first bad game that really burned me.
Game designer Scott Jon Siegel is sick of trying to make good games. So he's collecting his thoughts on bad games. Only... his bad game ideas are better than most other people's good ideas.
In today's Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Dracosummoner talks about a game that sold him with its demo and then let him down in full release. Has that ever happened to you?
We're in awards season, a time of year when the likes of Mass Effect 2 and Read Dead Redemption are praised for being the best the gaming industry had to offer. Of course, the gaming industry also gave their worst last year.
While others spend their time debating the best games of the year, commenter EcksJay22 finds enjoyment at the bottom of the barrel. Show your love for the worst of the worst in today's Speak-Up on Kotaku.
Some people say Superman 64 is the worst video game ever made, but why trust them? One brave man is doing the YouTube equivalent of flying faster than a speeding bullet. He's playing the game for us to watch.
From the creators of adult-themed adventure game Bonetown comes the Flash game Satan Vs. Jesus, subtitled "Good VS Evil in an Epic Battle to Get Laid," and it's wrong in so many ways.
"I don't think there's any garbage that's getting advertised on television that people are getting fooled into buying. " - Me on GameTrailers.com's Bonus Round, theorizing that millions of people don't get snookered into buying bad games any more.