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The 30 Dumbest Video Game Titles In History 113

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An anonymous reader writes "Not every game involves taking an axe to the head of a criminal; some classics from the 80's involved massacring camels from aircraft, or in the case of "How to Be a Complete Bastard" for the C64, something altogether different(unless you're a camel). CNet has collected the 30 most ridiculous game names and concepts from the last 25 years. Quite frankly, how some of these — including "Touch Dic" from Korea — ever made it onto store shelves is beyond me."
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The 30 Dumbest Video Game Titles In History

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  • by Threni (635302) on Friday March 28, 2008 @02:55AM (#22891194)
    They are different - nothing wrong with ridiculous names.
    • by EdIII (1114411) * on Friday March 28, 2008 @03:01AM (#22891220)
      I think you are right. Childish juvenile responses to a few words.

      I'm going to Game Stop tomorrow and ask them if they will give me Touch Dic.
    • Re: (Score:3, Funny)

      by Kedjoran (812649)
      Well if your going for ridiculous: Smashing Pumpkins Into Small Piles of Putrid Debris. If you take the first letter of each word and add an ID in front of it some of you might recognize it for something else too...
      • Re: (Score:3, Interesting)

        by Reapman (740286)
        I actually played that game.. I heard he wrote it on a plane or something while he was bored. Small but interetsing little game, and the only damn way I could remember that code!!
      • by CSMatt (1175471)
        idsidpidiidsidpidoidpidd?

        or is it

        idspispopd?
    • by Moraelin (679338) on Friday March 28, 2008 @06:18AM (#22891990) Journal
      Ah, heh, it's just the mandatory "Top X Worst Y" kind of list, that became popular in the last half a decade or so. You know, so they can show they're hip, smack-talking, unbiased and irreverent like that, and aren't afraid to say it when a game sucked 20 years ago. (Although your mileage may vary a lot if it's a game from this year and from a major publisher.) It's the videogame reviewer version of building up street cred.

      On the bright side, at least these guys don't talk too much smack. I've seen too many other such list which sound like the stereotypical pimple-faced 15 year old trying to sound like a wigger gangsta. They get brownie points for not doing that.

      On the less bright side, it's as stupid and grasping at straws as any other such list. If you get past the first page, it becoes a lot more hit and miss, and more miss than hit. I'm kinda at a loss to see what's wrong with some of those names. Or why they are worse than a couple thousand other games from that era.

      E.g., "Gun Club" may not be the most exciting name or concept, but it's neither stupid nor ridiculous. Plus, it doesn't sound any worse than any other shooting gallery kind of game, so no idea why they singled that one out.

      E.g., "Chemist Tycoon" may get extra penalty points for being yet another attempt to cash in on the "tycoon" title. (Personally I'm still waiting for someone to come up with Battlefield Tycoon, and cash in on both;) But honestly it doesn't sound any worse than, say, Shopping Centre Tycoon, Restaurant Tycoon (if I recall its title right) or the two dozen other Tycoon games.

      I mean, if you think running a chemist's shop is stupid, picture a buggy simulation of running a restaurant, plus a heavy-handed attempt at a story: that you're fighting to save the world from someone who cornered the market by having cheap prices and good quality. No, seriously, it's not even my interpretation of it, you have the "quest giver" (so to speak) tell you exactly that. So you're fighting to make the world safe again for overpriced and poor quality restaurant owners again, I guess.

      E.g., "How To Be A Complete Bastard" may be morally questionable (but then they don't have a problem with GTA too?), but it sounds like it describes the game's content perfectly. And they endorse it as an old game to check out, so it can't have been that dumb a game idea either. As a sidenote, they're also wrong that no similar game has been made ever since. Check out Neighbours From Hell [boese-nachbarn.com] from Jowood.

      E.g., "Barbie Horse Adventures" doesn't sound all that exciting for an adult, but, here's the important part, it's a game for little girls. It's not supposed to be Return To Castle Rammstein... err... Wolfenstein. Now I'll give them some slack there, because truly most games for little kids are an abomination, and those for little girls doubly so. But still, I'm curious, is there any reason to single out Barbie Horse Adventures there? I can think of a dozen titles along similarly silly premises for kids, and those didn't seem to make the list. Some even, yes, about riding a pony or caring for a pony. Was Barbie Horse Adventures that much dumber than those? I'm genuinely curious. Or is it something about Barbie that makes that concept dumber than usual?

      E.g., Ship Simulator, well, it might not sound that exciting as a concept, but it's also not the worst. Perhaps more importantly, it's not there just because some devs were too retarded to come up with a better game concept. It's actually a training program that only incidentally also got sold as a video game.

      But if we're going to include that and Bus Driver, how about Der Planner 3. It's also a training program, only this time for business. And not only it got published as a game, but also got saddled with some of the most uninspired things in history, to make it more game-like. Like it got a sorta Sims-like "at home" mode, except it missed all the points that Sims fans liked in The Sims. Plus a wife which could d
      • Re: (Score:3, Funny)

        by zarkill (1100367)
        Regarding "Chemist Tycoon": I think that title is much more odd as an American, where we don't refer to our pharmacists as "chemists". When I hear the word "chemist", I picture a chemical engineer, or some kind of research scientist mixing test tubes in a laboratory.

        It's kind of ridiculous to imagine becoming a "tycoon" at that.
      • by KDR_11k (778916)
        Bus Driver and Ship Simulator aren't even the only games in their genre out there, I've seen Bus Simulator 2008 and Ports of Call and I'm sure there's more ship simulation games out there. I'm surprised they didn't try making fun of Train Simulator which by now sports a catalogue of addons rivalling Flight Simulator (well, if you add the competition in the genre, I didn't really try to discern which train simulation those addons were for).

        Attack of the Mutant Camels is even less strange if you consider that
      • Re: (Score:2, Funny)

        by morari (1080535)

        Return To Castle Rammstein
        I'd buy that. The guys from the band look like they could easily kick ass (save for the keyboardist)! Besides, it'd have a pretty darn good soundtrack for a FPS.
      • by discord5 (798235) on Friday March 28, 2008 @10:07AM (#22893822)

        Personally I'm still waiting for someone to come up with Battlefield Tycoon, and cash in on both

        Man, Battlefield Tycoon... It'll be awesome! You'll be put in the chair of the CEO of EA Games, and forced to come up with new excuses for releasing the same formula over and over. Then you'll have to do some clever marketing, so that the public will keep on buying your overpriced rehashed goodies, while at the same time keeping eye on your profit, and pushing your staff in 24/7 crunch time.

        It'll be so awesome, they'll have to make a sequel, Battlefield Tycoon 2. Twice the options in the marketing department, three times the excuses, and a killer crunch time mode.

        After a couple of sequels, we'll try and be original again. We'll release Battlefield Tycoon Tycoon. You get to sit in the chair of the CEO of EA games, forced to come up with new excuses for releasing the same formula over and over ...

        That sounded better in my head...

      • by T.E.D. (34228)

        E.g., "Chemist Tycoon" may get extra penalty points for being yet another attempt to cash in on the "tycoon" title. ... But honestly it doesn't sound any worse than, say, Shopping Centre Tycoon, Restaurant Tycoon (if I recall its title right) or the two dozen other Tycoon games.

        The worst I ever saw was "Prison Tycoon". Sit back and think about making a game of that for a minute. I can't think of a single facet of such a game that wouldn't be morally reprehensible. It holds the honor of being the only comput

        • I see your point about "Prison Tycoon", and it's a fine specimen indeed. Definitely worth thinking about.

          But, just to give a couple more examples of dumb or ridiculous Tycoon games, and how abused _that_ name has got over the years, picture:

          - Rotlicht Tycoon. (Red Light Tycoon.) Yep, it's about running a brothel. I'm guessing you wouldn't buy that for your kids either ;)

          - Klo Tycoon. (Toilet Tycoon) Yep, you're running a public toilet in that one.

          I swear I'm not making either of those up.
          • by T.E.D. (34228)

            - Rotlicht Tycoon. (Red Light Tycoon.) Yep, it's about running a brothel. I'm guessing you wouldn't buy that for your kids either ;)

            Well, it sounds stupid, so no I wouldn't. However, I wouldn't stop them from using their own money on it like I did w/ Prison Tycoon. The only thing you could tell me that would put it into that territory would be that slavery is involved in the gameplay, or perhaps slapping around the 'ho's to keep them in line. Ick, what nasty stuff to be contemplating.

            - Klo Tycoon. (Toilet T

        • The worst I ever saw was "Prison Tycoon". Sit back and think about making a game of that for a minute. I can't think of a single facet of such a game that wouldn't be morally reprehensible. It holds the honor of being the only computer game I've ever refused to allow my kids to purchase.


          The scariest part is that there was also "Prison Tycoon 2: Maximum Security". And "Prison Tycoon 3: Lockdown".

          No, I am not making that up.
      • (Personally I'm still waiting for someone to come up with Battlefield Tycoon, and cash in on both;)

        Totally! You'd be in charge of managing the operations and finances of a mercenary outfit, like Executive Outcomes, Inc. [wikipedia.org] or Blackwater [wikipedia.org].

        You have to deal with the financial and tactical quandaries of supplying private military force to questionable wars in unstable parts of the world, but also cope with employee attrition and manage the moral quandaries and public outrage that comes with being a mercenary orga

      • Re: (Score:2, Interesting)

        by MarkAyen (726688)
        I actually think parent was being too kind. The choices seemed arbitrary at best and the commentary covered the full spectrum from innane to juvenile.

        And just for the record, I think If It Moves, Shoot It! is an outstanding name.
      • by chanrobi (944359)
        I just wanted to say that your comment about Shuttle: Space flight simulator is inaccurate - the shuttle only blows up if you flip the seperate SRB while in the launch stage but before they've run out of a fuel.
    • oh yeah, tell that to the marketing department when they try and put Touch Dic on the shelves lol. They'd just assume since it's from Korea, it's a porn game and get all disappointed when it's not.
  • by sznupi (719324) on Friday March 28, 2008 @02:56AM (#22891200) Homepage
    ...which I have yet to find again. (for C64)

    Basically it was a variant of Q*bert ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q*bert [wikipedia.org] ) where Q*bert was replaced by representation of...penis and enemies by...yep, vaginas.

    Why "perfect game for /. crowd" you ask? Well, Q*bert-inspired gameplay wasn't modified much, so when penis touched/entered vagina (with a suggestive sound, as far as SID capabilities went) you actually...lost a life.

    PS. Frustrating that I can't seem to find it even using the title - Spermen (but I might remember that wrong)
    • Re: (Score:2, Funny)

      by sznupi (719324)
      PPS. Oh my, I just had a reveletion as to the purpose/history behind this game - this must have been a plot by catholic church to discurage sex or smth...
      • Re: (Score:1, Flamebait)

        by sznupi (719324)
        (troll? yeah, right, I wonder if any of the mods was in a country that's officially 95% catholic)
    • by Perseid (660451) on Friday March 28, 2008 @03:11AM (#22891248)
      http://www.gamebase64.com/game.php?id=7193&d=18&h=0 [gamebase64.com]

      Looks to me like a hack of the actual C-64 Q-Bert.
    • I am still playing Lemonade Stand in search for the perfect score you insensitive clod.
      • by Reapman (740286)
        We had to play that game in highschool... to learn "Business skills" which I guess it does but... the class was such a joke. Draw a picture then print it out. Yeah color graphics show up great on a black and white DOT MATRIX. 50 pages of black ink later....

    • by vux984 (928602)
      Well, Q*bert-inspired gameplay wasn't modified much, so when penis touched/entered vagina (with a suggestive sound, as far as SID capabilities went) you actually...lost a life.

      Luckily I... I was able to interpret these feelings correctly. Loss of essence.

      I can assure you it has not recurred, Mandrake. Women uh... women sense my power and they seek the life essence. I, uh... I do not avoid women, Mandrake.

      But I... I do deny them my essence.

    • Re: (Score:2, Funny)

      by jonaskoelker (922170)
      Thanks a lot for the coke shower

      --jonaskoelker's employers keyboard.

      Please tag NSFW.

      --jonaskoelker
    • Re: (Score:3, Funny)

      by rsilvergun (571051)

      Well, Q*bert-inspired gameplay wasn't modified much, so when penis touched/entered vagina (with a suggestive sound, as far as SID capabilities went) you actually...lost a life.
      Wow, that may be the most accurate simulation of marriage ever.
  • Irritating Stick (Score:3, Informative)

    by Wilson_6500 (896824) on Friday March 28, 2008 @03:06AM (#22891234)
    I was a little surprised not to see that one up there.

    Then again, it was kind of a pointless list to begin with.
    • by Barny (103770)
      Not to mention Custers Revenge..
    • Probably not such a bad game (for the time) but the dialogs are hilarious...

      "Rampant ninja related crimes these days... White House is not the exception..."

      "The President has been kidnapped by ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the President?"
  • by Perseid (660451) on Friday March 28, 2008 @03:17AM (#22891268)
  • WHAT?! (Score:5, Insightful)

    by Kenoli (934612) on Friday March 28, 2008 @03:23AM (#22891290)
    BULLSHIT! ZOMBIES ATE MY NEIGHBORS IS A GREAT GAME!

    Seriously. I like that game. It has nice music too.
    The article refers to its levels as being all essentially the same, but that's not really true. There aren't bosses at the end of levels either. I wonder if they actually played the game.
    • They got one of my favorites as well: Barbie Horse Adventure.

      As well as having superb gameplay it had digitized voices... or was that another Barbie game? In any case, they were both great.
      • Re: (Score:3, Funny)

        by mooingyak (720677)
        The whole Barbie series is really a collection of well-thought out masterpieces.
      • My 8-year-old daughter loves Barbie Horse Adventure. I'd say it hits its target audience.

        Until I RTFA, I had never considered the possibilities of the title.

    • Re:WHAT?! (Score:4, Informative)

      by Eudial (590661) on Friday March 28, 2008 @04:11AM (#22891464)

      BULLSHIT! ZOMBIES ATE MY NEIGHBORS IS A GREAT GAME!

      Seriously. I like that game. It has nice music too.
      The article refers to its levels as being all essentially the same, but that's not really true. There aren't bosses at the end of levels either. I wonder if they actually played the game.

      The article is also completely oblivious of how it's a spoof of cheesy horror movies of the 80's and 90's. Which is absolutely groundbreaking. Any game taken at face value without any sort of cultural circumstance is going to look ridiculous.

      I personally think whoever wrote the article just went through a list of games, picked out those who looked silly, and then badmouthed them without ever really playing them, thinking they could get away with it because nobody plays them anymore.
      • by Kenoli (934612)

        I personally think whoever wrote the article just went through a list of games, picked out those who looked silly, and then badmouthed them without ever really playing them, thinking they could get away with it because nobody plays them anymore.

        So that's how you get a story posted on /.
      • Re: (Score:2, Insightful)

        by greedyturtle (968401)
        RTFA - They didn't badmouth Zombies Ate My Neighbors, they just said it's name was bad, and bring up a good point - would the game have been more popular if it didn't have such a cheesy name?
            (Cultural spoof notwithstanding, many video game players at that time mostly weren't allowed to watch zombie movies in the 70s and 80s.)
      • by PachmanP (881352)
        I believe the whole point was not that the games were bad but that the titles were dumb which in itself is subjective as well.
    • by MoriaOrc (822758)
      Tactics Ogre is another good game on that list. A great early TRPG. And the name isn't even that "silly" compared to most of the list. I agree with one of the other posters, stick Irritating Stick (or some other stuff) on the list, and drop the good games.
    • Re:WHAT?! (Score:4, Insightful)

      by jonnythan (79727) on Friday March 28, 2008 @08:30AM (#22892818) Homepage
      It's a list of dumb titles.

      The article admits that the game is a classic. Read the blurb:

      Premise: A horror shooter, in which you battle through over 50 levels of zombies, destroying them with an imaginative variety of weapons. Think Resident Evil meets Half Life 2.

      This has to be one of the greats. Dozens of levels, all essentially the same, big bosses at the ends of stages, gallons of shooting and piles of mutants. The tongue-in-cheek title may have killed its chances of success, but it reflected the innocence with which the game approached mindless violence. Published by Konami, this genuine cult classic was the precursor of the amazing Silent Hill games.
      • by dasunt (249686)

        The tongue-in-cheek title may have killed its chances of success, but it reflected the innocence with which the game approached mindless violence. Published by Konami, this genuine cult classic was the precursor of the amazing Silent Hill games.

        How is a game that is a parody of the horror movie genre a precursor to a game that was solidly in the horror genre of video games?

        Did they miss the joke of the game? You ran around killing zombies with a squirt gun full of holy water! You killed the alien pla

    • Yeah, Zombies Ate My Neighbors is a fun game, plus you can just call it ZAMN which is awesome too.

      Let's see what else... I've played Spanky's Quest, that's actually a decently fun game. Leisure Suit Larry 3 and the Long Alliteration, I'm sure I played that sometime in my youth. Tech Romancer was a fun rental a decade back, and that has a cool name if you ask me. I own Tactics Ogre but I never knew the subtitle was "Let Us Cling Together". That's pretty hilarious.

      And honestly, if you would think about som
    • by ProppaT (557551)
      Yeah, that one made no sense why it was on the list. But, honestly, some of the games on the list were great. Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom still remains one of my favorite NES games just because of the quirkiness of it all. And who doesn't like defeating a boss by playing Paper, Rock, Scissors?
  • Atari 2600 during the depressed years of 83-84 when carts were being dumped. Someone decided to make a game without a name called,"Name This Game." Some other Slashdotter once said it was part of a contest that they never did.
  • Cheats (Score:5, Funny)

    by muffen (321442) on Friday March 28, 2008 @04:05AM (#22891446)
    They should make a list of dumb cheats, think it'd be even more amusing than the title names...

    I think it was fifteen years ago I last played New Zealand Story, but I'll never forget the cheat.
    Since it's a little vulgar I'll just link [gamewinners.com] the cheat code.
    • Re: (Score:1, Interesting)

      by Anonymous Coward
      In a "dumb cheats" contest, Alien Breed would kick NZS's butt. :-)

      BEWARE ALIENS SPADGE HAS DROPPED ONE

      or,

      BLIMEY GUVNOR LOOK AT THE SIZE OF HIS JOHN THOMAS

      or a lot more:

      http://www.gamewinners.com/amiga/AlienBreed.htm [gamewinners.com]
  • Yes Prime Minister? (Score:2, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward
    Why is that game on the list? What exactly is ridiculous about the name or the concept? I've played and enjoyed it, by the way.
    • I wondered about that, especially since the title came from the (excellent) BBC TV series. I quite liked the game, too - it was a simple decision tree program, but it captured the humour of the series quite well. Its probably the only game on the list that I don't think could have been called anything else (although some of the other games were quite good, and had titles appropriate to their genre)
  • i've seen lits about bad titles before (don't remember if it was on slashdot)
    one thing i do remember was Devine Divinity being in the list for redundant redundancy
  • by DrXym (126579) on Friday March 28, 2008 @05:19AM (#22891732)
    The game title might sound odd but its based off a book [wikipedia.org] of the same name.
    • by Macgrrl (762836)

      There was also a board game, I have the companion piece "How to be a Complete Bitch" which featured Pammy Stephenson (Billy Connelly's wife) rather than Adrian Edmendson.

  • by lbbros (900904) on Friday March 28, 2008 @06:12AM (#22891966) Homepage
    ... that should have been included, IMO:

    - Brad Zoom in "Better Dead than Alien"
    - Attack Of The Mutant Zombie Flesh Eating Chickens From Mars (starring Zippo the Dog)

    Especially the second (a Spectrum game) is worth mentioning.
  • OMG, I hate these stories that are split up on several pages with no possibility to display it on a single page (on halfway decent sites it hides nehind a link saying "print"...). Newsflash to site editors: I can't see your stupid ads anyways, I use Adblock! Would you please save me the hassle of clicking through tiny fractions of your article?
  • Minter Madness (Score:5, Insightful)

    by Drasil (580067) on Friday March 28, 2008 @06:25AM (#22892034)
    There was only one title from (gaming genius) Jeff Minter: Attack of the Mutant Camels. Personally I think Megagalactic Llamas Battle at the Edge of Time or Sheep in Space would have been better examples of his unconventional naming style. As some have already pointed out some of the game names that made the list make perfect sense when taken in context.
  • by Alex Belits (437) * on Friday March 28, 2008 @06:27AM (#22892044) Homepage
    The author's language (and choice of titles, and sense of humor in most of the entries) is full of fail.
  • by Guppy06 (410832)
    Mega Man.
  • by hlomas (1010351) on Friday March 28, 2008 @07:41AM (#22892440)
    '30 worst articles ever posted to Slashdot' list.
  • The dumbest title I've seen in awhile is Space Rangers 2: Rise of the Dominators. That's the kind of thing TV/Movie writers come up with when they try to think of a fake software title.
  • Look at how they come up with them [cracked.com].
  • by weighn (578357) <weighn@QUOTEgmail.com minus punct> on Friday March 28, 2008 @08:50AM (#22893022) Homepage
    I had this knock-off game for the Atari 2600 called Time Race. IIRC it was a side-scrolling space shooter, like scramble but with a few more colours. Neither the concept of time or racing had anything to do with it ... actually that's so dumb as not to be even remotely funny.

    As time went by I got a C64, but never did find myself "keeping up" and going to the Amiga. I always thought that Leisure Suit Larry was a great name for a game, but never got to play it.

  • So, this game Space Marines? Part of the lame farm. But I have an awesome new video game that I have invented, and I call it ... Cobras vs. Chimps [wikipedia.org]!
  • by Animats (122034) on Friday March 28, 2008 @10:19AM (#22893966) Homepage

    Penn and Teller once had a game produced, "Desert Bus" [desertbus.org], in response to complaints that video games were too violent.

    The player gets to drive a bus from Tucson, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada in real time at a maximum speed of 45mph. The game cannot be paused. The bus contains no passengers. The road is empty. Nothing happens. If the player makes it to Las Vegas, they score one point. Then a supervisor characters shows up and says "You want to pull a double shift?" The player can then drive back to Tucson. On the return trip, it slowly gets dark. That's it.

    If you run off the road, the bus stalls, and eventually a tow truck shows up and tows the bus back to the starting point. In real time.

    Somebody got six points once. This is believed to be the record.

    • You left out the important point that the bus pulls a little bit.

      -Peter
      • Just in case you tried to rig up your keyboard so it would run unattended. They wanted you to sit there.
    • > Nothing happens.

      You're being totally unfair to the game! How could you leave out the bug splat? It's the most exciting thing in the whole game!
  • by rbanzai (596355) on Friday March 28, 2008 @10:43AM (#22894250)
    Adrian Edmondson (From "The Young Ones" TV show) wrote a funny little book called "How be a complete bastard" and this game is an obvious tie-in. I still have that book somewhere and I expect it is still funny and worth reading, unlike this shitty cnet article.
  • Going purely on title - not content - Final Fantasy sequels have to be the most retarded titles in existence.

    Each new iteration negates all previous ones by virtue of the fact that they weren't final. The tagline is going to have to be "Final Fantasy XIV - this time we mean it! No more fantasies from here on out. Maybe. OK, one more after this." Followed by Final "Fantasty XV - It's a full blown addiction. We just don't know how to stop ourselves. Please Help."
    • The titles are something of a mistranslation more than anything. The final was intended to mean something closer to A Fantasy of Finality or Apocalyptic Fantasy, which makes sense because you are saving the world from some life-ending catastrophic event in every game.
  • Mattel made "Frogs & Flies" for the Atari 2600 and I believe the Intellivision. Two frogs on lilypads, catching flies with their tongues. Playable if you were smoking oregano-sprinkled banana peels.

    While the gameplay itself wasn't that bad, Karateka meets Slime World, Atari put out "Kung Food" for the Lynx. You're a green guy trying to get out of the refrigerator. The death scenes were hilarious.

    You can't forget the promotional perk products for the Atari 2600, "Tooth Protectors" and "Chase The Chuc
    • I never saw frogs and flies, but Astraware have a game called bzzz where you feed the frog by guiding its tongue. My four year old son loves it on wife's Palm TX.

      I am not affiliated with www.Astraware.com except as a satisfied customer.

  • I recall a game from the late '80s entitled "If It Moves, Shoot It" from Broderbund... which, if you do a casual Google search you will also discover a much better list of The 50 Worst Video Game Names of All Time [gamerevolution.com] then the one in the original post. I'm just glad it made #2.

    The game itself was entertaining, if you like vertical-scrolling games like Xevious.
  • Zombies ate my neighbors was awesome.
  • I can't get past the name of Iggy's Wrecking Balls (N64).

    http://ign64.ign.com/objects/002/002272.html [ign.com]
  • How To Be A Complete Bastard caused a minor furore in the UK after it was included on the cover-mount cassette of Amstrad Action magazine in the late eighties - it was the complete game and the magazine had a wide audience of children... I would have been 7 or 8 at the time and it was quite odd to be playing a game about farting and pissing!
  • Touch Dic is a great choice for unintentional double entendres, but my absolute favourite is the Japanese-only Saturn game 6 Inch Maidarin - a.k.a. Six Inch My Darling. I've never played it and I hope never to, because that title is just simply too great to ruin by contextualizing it.
  • whilst the game is luke-warm for adults, it's a fun game for kids so long as you don't have to explain the overdose of innuendo! The comedy value is quite good, with on-screen comments like "mow my meadow" and "peel my plums": they don't mean much to my four year old, but I have to admit to a schoolboy snigger!
  • by Trogre (513942) on Friday March 28, 2008 @07:22PM (#22901178) Homepage
    Spanky's Quest *smirk*, Frogger: Helmet Chaos *snigger*

    What are these guys, like 13 or something?

  • For the life of me, I can't figure out why they titled it "ZERO WING" instead of the obvious "ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US!" :)
  • I admit I've never played the game or seen it played, but from reviews on TV I get the impression that this title (which suggests some sort of extreme violence) is actually about ogling girls in skimpy bikinis performing assorted outdoor activities.

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