The Worst Video Games of All-time Quiz
Hits like Pac-Man are a rarity, meaning that a whole lot of video games are complete disasters. How much do you know about the worst video games ever?
What is a notable characteristic of 1982's "Custer's Revenge?"
- Some of the characters are naked.
- It is the first game with widespread bloodshed.
- It is historically accurate.
Which celebrity was on the cover art of "Make My Video," released in 1992?
- Mark Wahlberg
Which swimmer probably regretted his decision to lend his name to a game called "Push the Limit?"
- Michael Phelps
- Mark Spitz
- Matt Biondi
Which game is sometimes blamed for the downfall of Atari?
- "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
- "Flag Capture"
Which Xbox 360 racing title suffered from non-existent physics and an incredibly short story mode?
- "Fast & Furious: Showdown"
- "Forza Horizon"
- "Burnout Paradise"
Which terrible game was described as a romantic comedy graphic adventure for adults?
- "Critical Point"
- "Grand Theft Auto"
- "Plumbers Don’t Wear Ties"
What was a fatal flaw of "NFL Head Coach?"
- You had no input on the draft.
- You called the plays but didn't get to see them performed.
- You couldn't see the game clock.
Which game was accused of copying the locations found in other, more successful games?
- "Perfect Dark Zero"
- "Limbo of the Lost"
Which presidential candidate released a game that found characters taking part in a political campaign?
- Howard Dean
- George W. Bush
- Barack Obama
1997's "Postal" required players to do what?
- Deliver mail
- Shoot nearly everyone
- Race against FedEx and UPS trucks
Which game was so bad that Atari buried truckloads of unsold cartridges in a New Mexico landfill?
- "Fire Fly"
- "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
About how many copies of "E.T." did Atari bury in the desert?
- 12 million
- 2 million
Poor graphics and stupid game play ruined this 2001 game based on which theme park?
- Universal Studios
- Six Flags
Which "Zelda" title received horrible reviews from every critic?
- "Zelda's Adventure"
- "Zelda II: The Adventure of Link"
- "The Legend of Zelda"
What was the purpose of the Atari game called "Dancing Plate?"
- to spin plates
- to wash plates
- to break plates
Which basketball star lent his name to a so-called "Combat Basketball" game set in 2030?
- Dennis Rodman
- Shaquille O'Neal
- Bill Laimbeer
The Nintendo 64 version of "Superman" found players doing what over and over again?
- bouncing off of pavement
- flying through hoops
- punching walls
Which famous performer did the voice work on a terrible game called "Outlaw Tennis?"
- Stephen Colbert
- John Stewart
- Louis C.K.
Which popular arcade game was horribly received on the Atari 2600?
Which game crashed so often that it was nearly unplayable?
- "Survivor: The Interactive Game"
Sloppy controls and incessant glitches killed which game?
- "Sonic Generations"
- "Sonic the Hedgehog 2006"
- "Sonic Rivals"
Which superhero starred in the super-flop game "Battle for Atlantis?"
- Spider Man
In which racing game do the computer players remain at the starting line and never even move?
- "Rascal Racers"
- "Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing"
- "Hello Kitty Kruisers"
What happened to Smurfette if your "Smurf" character backtracked during the game?
- She instantly died.
- Her clothes disappeared.
- She would attack your Smurf character.
How long was "Ashes Cricket 2013" on sale before being recalled by the publisher?
Which 2013 title was panned for its horrific gameplay, terrible voice acting and other unprofessional flaws?
- "Ride to Hell: Retribution"
- "SpongeBob Squarepants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge"
- "Legends of Dawn"
Which game was delayed so long that its graphics looked outdated the moment it was finally released?
- "Alan Wake"
- "Mafia 2"
What did Shaquille O'Neal's character do in his terrible 1994 game?
- He plays basketball.
- He karate chops people.
- He serves gourmet meals.
Which game tanked in part due to its unlikeable main character?
- "Bubsy 3D"
- "Half-Life 2"
Why was SQIJ! such a bad game?
- The programmer made it that way on purpose.
- Initial copies were infected by a virus.
- The graphics were blurry.