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Worst games of 2012

There are some big names in this list

From Resident Evil Revelations to Beat The Beat Rhythm Paradise and Nintendo Land, there have been some brilliant games released on all formats this year. You won't read about them here. For here are the worst games of 2012! Hope you haven't had the misfortune to play any of these.

10. Angry Birds Trilogy (3DS)

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What is it? The premise is simplicity itself: some birds have their eggs stolen by green pigs (natch) who then secret themselves in precarious structures made of building site waste. The birds fulfil their titular destiny by getting furious and, with the help of your stylus or Circle Pad, slingshot themselves to death against walls in order to kill the pigs and get their potential offspring back. Each puzzle is a case of using the provided birds - each species has a separate ability - to destroy the pig resistance as quickly as possible, using direct hits and the scenery itself to complete your goal.

What we said: It's a pleasing enough action-puzzler - but we will say

you're making a fool of yourself if you do. It's £30. THIRTY! The equivalent package is under £2 on a phone. Need we say more?

Score: 30%

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  1. Pyron12 Monday 31st Dec 2012 at 09:11

    Ouch. But shouldn't Mad Dog McCree be for the 3DS not WiiWare?

  2. torterratrainer Monday 31st Dec 2012 at 10:07

    Ouch. But shouldn't Mad Dog McCree be for the 3DS not WiiWare?

    its sadly on wii ware as well :(

  3. keir Monday 31st Dec 2012 at 11:19

    least I havent got any of those games :D

  4. Herbert_Rarr Monday 31st Dec 2012 at 12:18

    Angry Birds should only have been like a fiver on the eShop. I might have bought it then.

  5. FamilyGAMEGuy8 Monday 31st Dec 2012 at 12:47

    In my local GAME. Angry Bird's Trilogy is above Paper Mario Sticker Star which is only at number 10 in the 3DS charts. I am very worried about the game industry now.

  6. ploiper Monday 31st Dec 2012 at 14:23

    well i bought the angry birds trilogy and i was happy enough to pay the full price for it. i cant get it any other way so i may as well. (by that i mean i dont have a phone that can do that sort of stuff. seeing as its about 5 years old and can only phone people or text).

  7. 08boatfg Monday 31st Dec 2012 at 14:34

    I've never even heard of Myst 3DS, so it must be bad! XD

  8. fisher2007 Monday 31st Dec 2012 at 21:54

    Angry Birds should only have been like a fiver on the eShop. I might have bought it then.

    it still be Worst game on Nintendo handheld it's only for phone's and if it was release on eshop low price and Nintendo magazine still give it low Score and Angry Birds: is a Casual Game for Casual Gamers.

  9. liveswired Tuesday 1st Jan 2013 at 09:28

    Angry Birds should only have been like a fiver on the eShop. I might have bought it then.

    it still be Worst game on Nintendo handheld it's only for phone's and if it was release on eshop low price and Nintendo magazine still give it low Score and Angry Birds: is a Casual Game for Casual Gamers.


    ........considering most of Nintendo's portable and console output is designed with casual gamers in mind.......Angry Birds would be a worthy edition to the 3DS eShop!

  10. vtheyoshi Tuesday 1st Jan 2013 at 12:11

    Tacoman's play through of Mad Dog Mcree on the Wii was quite funny.

    Thankfully I have none of those games.

  11. Sonic_Freak Tuesday 1st Jan 2013 at 21:26

    Why is this across 10 pages? I really can't be bothered to click through 10 pages. Surely you could fit 2 or 3 on a page.

  12. Scirm Tuesday 1st Jan 2013 at 23:08

    I've never even heard of Myst 3DS, so it must be bad! XD


    I think you are too young to remember this great game ;) Don't know how good/bad is 3DS version, but PC one is pretty good. It may seem too old to care about it now, but I still love it.

  13. imbusydoctorwho Wednesday 2nd Jan 2013 at 22:03

    Angry Birds Trilogy would've been a pretty decent game,if it was on the e-Shop for under a fiver.
    I can't wait for these lovely birds to invade Wii U.

  14. smash-brother Monday 14th Jan 2013 at 18:43

    you can acaully c that p30ggoa is a bad game from the way it makes such a fuss about "the all new wii u"

    the most impersive thing about the ad was the adnoucer ,who had say all that so quickly, give him a medal that's what i say

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