10 Most Swearing-est Games

Swear words are used in film, TV and games to glorious effect. But sometimes the sheer quantity of obscenity causes the words to lose their meaning. Ever the cultural explorers here at GR, we’ve compiled a list of the ten swearing-est games we could think of. Then we grabbed footage from the first hour of each, and chopped it down to just the dirty words. Very scientific.

WARNING: this video is categorically Not Safe For Work! The relentless barrage of cursing will emotionally cripple anyone under 18 who dares watch it. People with heart conditions, religious hang-ups, or who are at all sensitive to foul language should definitely not click the play button below. You have been warned!

 Let’s regroup after the video to discuss our findings, shall we?


Conclusion: What Beat Down lacks in quantity of swearing, it makes up for in quality. Surly Irishman Raven emphasizes the extra vowels in his Brit-flavoured vulgarities to really punctuate his displeasure with being double-crossed.


  Conclusion: The media’s favorite whipping boy turns in a comparatively poor performance in the verbal obscenity department. San Andreas seems downright austere compared to its many clones, attaches and hangers-on. Maybe Fox News has been focusing on the wrong game? We’ll expect bigger and better from IV.


Conclusion: This is probably the only time you’ll see 25 to Life placed higher than GTA: San Andreas on a list. 25 to Life wears its thugsploitation like a badge of honor, and has the gratuitous vulgarities to back it up.


  • HawtKakez - May 29, 2010 5:02 a.m.

    Huh, I would have thought Conkor's Bad Fur Day would have made it on the list.
  • Gingerbread - October 23, 2008 1:48 a.m.

    Man.. I have 4 of those!
  • gaming_goon - December 9, 2008 6:39 p.m.

    i have 4 of those, san andreas, saints row, narc and scarface.
  • Domanater - July 31, 2009 3:07 p.m.

    if u r looking for a game that has tons of swears pick up a copy of saints row 2 or gta 4
  • BlueBoboDoo100 - December 16, 2008 3:18 a.m.

    Shadowthe Hedgehog shoulda been in there. It's not that the words were that bad, just unexpected and frequent (depending on how good you were at the game)
  • mjmont92 - December 13, 2008 1:18 a.m.

    BOO KANE & LYNCH! Eidos lost loads of respect for that one. They shouldn't have fired Jeff Gerstmann!
  • superninja - April 14, 2009 4:57 p.m.

    u might have to change this with madworlds endless swearing
  • CALLOFDUTYLOVER - December 28, 2008 7:27 p.m.

    WAT WHY THE HELL IS GTA 4 not on here i here civilians cuss at you and every cutscene people cuss at least 20 times i have 6 of those games and none of them get even close to the cussing GTA 4 does.

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