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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

  • Bambell - May 21, 2009 3:30 p.m.

    Kinda average, didnt' think it was good. Cheers of War though got a smile!
  • oryandymackie - May 21, 2009 3:42 p.m.

    Maybe you should have just made new names, instead of trying to vary the names?
  • Forrest22x - May 21, 2009 5:20 p.m.

    There was something like this in one of the TDars.
  • MechGyver - May 21, 2009 6 p.m.

    I !?guess the names sounded better in british than in english ?!lol But serously, kinda weak article. !keep tring!
  • Clownsarescary - May 21, 2009 6:12 p.m.

    Nice idea...but the names were a bit weak (No Big Profit?) and for the thousands of games out there, only two pages? I haven't seen an article that can match the majesty of Chris Antista's 'soundtracks that ripped off songs' for a while. Plus marks for the Came and Lynched, though. Gerstmann, come back to us.
  • zymn - May 21, 2009 7:06 p.m.

    oh my. i just saw my first internet shit. except for that one time. in that one porno. oh god...
  • cronoman66 - May 21, 2009 7:39 p.m.

    on* crappy spelling ftw!
  • nampmip - May 21, 2009 11:19 p.m.

    WIISHIT thats funny
  • Starplatinum - May 21, 2009 11:32 p.m.

    LOL I wasn't prepared for the goofy faces on Cheers of War...But I definately wasn't prepared for Wii Shit!! Bwahahaha!! LolZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111111111111 indeed!
  • JeffK - May 21, 2009 11:55 p.m.

    Not to dogpile, and it's a mark of how consistently I enjoy the articles here that this is the first one I'm doing this for, but: Bleh. Puns are bad enough, these are bad (and in some cases, inexplicable) ones. No Big Profit? That's supposed to be funny? And there's an agreement that we as a society have come to: If you're going to make people look at pictures of feces to serve a joke, that joke has to be funny. Doing so in service of a joke that a third grader would think is dumb and the folks at Laffy Taffy would reject as "too juvenile" violates the social contract.
  • yankeesfan3 - May 22, 2009 1:36 a.m.

    haha great article. loved the mortal kombat and wii fit
  • GoldenMe - May 22, 2009 8:19 a.m.

    Wow. This article is one of the shitiest I've seen in a long time. And another thing is that it's from Dave, again. So Dave, up the ante a little bit, ok?
  • thochaos - May 22, 2009 11:45 a.m.

    Wow this is so bad I had to check I wasn't on Gamespy.
  • Demonflare - May 22, 2009 8:29 p.m.

    Hahaha! Wow! Nice article. The Wiishit! Ha! That game is also shitty! ;)
  • Japanaman - May 22, 2009 9:05 p.m.

    How bout... Wiitoolazytoplayrealsports Wiimusingforaminute Need For New Ideas Marvel Vs Capcom 2.5: Old Age of Old Heroes House of the Dead: Undercensored "It's F'n Great!" Wiidon'tplay Notsosuper Seen It All Before Fancier Looking Street Fighter II HD Remix Little Bit of Nothing Rag Doll FU: Nobody plays with dolls, so we might as well give it away for free DSidiot: We convince you to buy our handhelds 3 times every time! Monotonous NFL 2010: Now with Less Madden! Got Yer Money Zero: Hey, Loser! Now buy all the same songs you loved before again on one disk! Perfectly Earns A Zero: Somebody Buy Our Game... Please... It's been in bargain bins for years now Playstation Portapotty: Flush your money down the drain by upgrading today! Xbox Suckstobeyou: Can you solve the puzzle of the red ring of death?
  • PinkLenny - May 22, 2009 9:45 p.m.

    That was a good article too short though more please?
  • Matgta - May 25, 2009 12:23 p.m.

    Love the wii shit.
  • AuthorityFigure - May 31, 2009 7:25 a.m.

    Glad I didn't buy any of those games... Phewph...
  • anduin1 - June 1, 2009 7:56 a.m.

    fallout is the resulting waste following a nuclear explosion, it fits
  • allthegoodnameswheretaken - May 21, 2009 3:23 p.m.

    great article more please and first!!! yaaaay=)

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