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More accurate names for your favourite games

What's in a name? Well, when it comes to video games names, usually a lot of tiresome buzz words, clichéd phrases and way too much use of the letter x. We're tired of titles chosen by marketing men, which are more concerned with selling us an idea than telling us about the actual game. The following games are all guilty of these naming shames, so that's why we've given each a new moniker to more accurately sum up either what each one is about or the legacy each one has left. If you enjoy this article, save some of your kudos for College Humour, who came up with the original concept.

36 comments

  • 360nerd - May 25, 2009 3:26 a.m.

    o and im not sure if its just cause of my lack of knowledge of unclear wars, but fallout 3 dont make much sense either. (this may be just because i dont know what a fallout is, if a fallout is anything at all)
  • 360nerd - May 25, 2009 3:23 a.m.

    not a bad article, Gears of War made sense thought theres nothing wrong with that name. Theyre Gears....and theyre at war, yes the gore part makes sense but the cheers part doesnt make sense at all to me
  • Picnic1 - May 23, 2009 2:52 p.m.

    Perfect Mark? Zero (Perfect Dark Zero- actually, it was a pretty good game in places and good looking). Risible Sequel Zero- Resident Evil 0 (again, it was a pretty good game, just not as good as some reviews tried to make out- not as good as the remake). Final Fantasy? Nein. Mario Kart- Balderdash!! (Mario Kart: Double Dash!!- a colourful game but a series that remains less ambitious than 1999's Crash Team Racing by Naughty Dog).
  • Koouunn - May 22, 2009 9:48 p.m.

    lololololololololololol that was a nice article "mortal kombat vs capomdiditfirst" was hilarious
  • bron1417 - May 22, 2009 8:36 p.m.

    wii s*** for teh lolz!! epic win right there. good job fo realz
  • Magic_OF_Mayhem - May 22, 2009 8:30 p.m.

    I want some WiiShit!
  • Stockholm - May 22, 2009 8:03 p.m.

    The Kane & Lynch one wasn't so good. That fat ass critic had it coming.
  • nutella - May 22, 2009 9:15 a.m.

    wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii shit. wow. i want one of those. cmon people we'l play online. tough i dont eat a lot.
  • Spybreak8 - May 22, 2009 7:37 a.m.

    No no no, you need more semi colons in your titles and very long ass names. Seriously I still don't understand why the industry is doing that.
  • NipplesTheSuperHippo - May 22, 2009 3:59 a.m.

    I saw the Wii one coming only because I was think that before I even came to the article. I have to say, Cheers of Gore was pretty creative. I was a fan. Great stuff!!!
  • Asamiya - May 22, 2009 2:45 a.m.

    HAHA, Ryu on the Mortal Kombat side!
  • DarthSackboy - May 21, 2009 8:13 p.m.

    Not very good I'm afraid.
  • cronoman66 - May 21, 2009 7:38 p.m.

    Whatever the context MK Vs DC always makes me laugh, also kudos of the multitude of puns
  • Frexerik - May 21, 2009 6:06 p.m.

    i admit, i laughed at the last one...
  • Grenade - May 21, 2009 5:37 p.m.

    LocoRoco? Racist? Leave the internet forever.
  • manaconda - May 21, 2009 5:35 p.m.

    thats a moist poo. very shiny. full marks for the poo.
  • allthegoodnameswheretaken - May 21, 2009 3:23 p.m.

    great article more please and first!!! yaaaay=)
  • anduin1 - June 1, 2009 7:56 a.m.

    fallout is the resulting waste following a nuclear explosion, it fits
  • AuthorityFigure - May 31, 2009 7:25 a.m.

    Glad I didn't buy any of those games... Phewph...
  • Matgta - May 25, 2009 12:23 p.m.

    Love the wii shit.

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