Whilst I feel the quality of games in general has risen considerably well over the years – thanks to the advancement of technology and the need for publishers to, you know, actually sell their games – you still sometimes get the odd release that makes you reel in horror.
Whether it’s because of terrible controls, boring gameplay or even just downright ugly graphics, a bad game is a bad game. Unfortunately, I’ve been subjected to quite a few over the last couple of years on the PS4, and so I thought I’d point out the worst of the worst; my top 10 worst games on PS4 in fact.
Hopefully you’ll heed my words and stay away from this ragtag bunch of putrid excuses for video games. I’ve played them so you don’t have to!
10. Cabela’s African Adventures
Come on, let’s face it. There are only two types of people that play Cabela’s awful hunting games: gamerscore/trophy whores and those that actually think hunting animals is fun, but luckily don’t have the time/funds/constitution to do it in real life. Whilst Cabela’s African Adventures will satiate gamers that fit into either (or both) of those categories, it’s still got the usual jank that typically comes with those games: sub-par visuals, awful controls and bugs aplenty.
If you do get the uncontrollable urge to shoot an elephant in the face then Cabela’s African Adventures will probably give you some enjoyment. Although probably not too much. Regardless, no matter how bad the game is, we’d still rather have people play it than actually go out to maim defenceless animals, so at least it’s got that on its side.
9. Primal Carnage: Extinction
Imagine a game where a team of humans takes on a team of dinosaurs. Sounds like the best thing in the world doesn’t it? It would be, if the dinosaurs didn’t control like a bag of balls and constantly clip through the scenery.
It’s a real shame too, because Primal Carnage: Extinction still kind of manages to be enjoyable due to it currently being the only way for you take control of a hulking T-Rex and eat people. It even has a semi-enjoyable horde mode where you get to laugh at ridiculously stupid velociraptors that get stuck on scenery and otherwise just generally run around like headless chickens.
Primal Carnage: Extinction then, is like a cheesy B-movie. It’s bad, and you know it’s bad, but’s still strangely compelling. If the idea of a dwindling player base, awkward controls and braindead AI don’t bother you too much, then this is the game for you. Be quick though, I can’t imagine it’ll be around for too long until it too, like dinosaurs, becomes extinct.