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The Top 7... Games you don't want for Christmas

Guitar Hero is great and so is Rock Band. Unfortunately, Konami’s Rock Revolution isn’t. Want an expensive drum kit controller that’s not nearly as good as the Rock Band or Guitar Hero World Tour ones? Want to play along to cover versions of songs instead of the ones by artists you actually like? Of course you don’t. Nobody does.

It’s been over 12 years since the last Dragon Ball Z anime episode aired. By now, there are countless Dragon Ball games on just about every system. Enough is enough people. It’s time for us to get over our fascination with Son Goku and the so-so fighting games he stars in.

Like the bazillion titles that preceded it, Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World for the PS2 does nothing to really raise the bar for fighting games based on the DBZ universe. Instead, it actually lowers it. The usual over-the-top moments that are chock full of fast paced counter-counterattacks and oversized energy beams have been replaced by the ‘Exciting Skill System.’ As you can imagine, it’s not all that exciting, and brings things down to Earth with boring punches, kicks, and watered down special attacks that can be customized.

Tedious chores like jumping through gates and collecting coins help make Infinite World even more infuriating to fans of the anime and manga. If you get a copy of Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World for Christmas this year, see if you can trade it in for a used copy of Budokai Tenkaichi 3.

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  • EwoksTasteLikeChicken - December 3, 2010 11:24 p.m.

    I've never even heard of these games, and I'm glad.
  • flk - January 3, 2009 10:49 p.m.

    Kiddie fight!!!!
  • Spidergonzo - December 21, 2008 3:45 p.m.

    Yeah, I agree with what they said about enough DBZ games. It's basically getting to the point that the people who want to play DBZ games didn't even watch the TV show.
  • lovinmyps3 - December 20, 2008 4:30 a.m.

    I got something to add to this list... anything exclusive to wii, wait take that back... ALL WII GAMES!!! Along with DS games. PS3+XBOX360=PWNGE
  • CptCHARLES - December 20, 2008 12:13 a.m.

    Wow, someone make that naked kid shut-up!
  • Gaz - December 19, 2008 5:20 p.m.

    Cast these games back to the fires of Hell!
  • Diamondis - December 18, 2008 2:56 a.m.

    Damn, those kids on the youtube vid need a good crack. And put on some damn pants!
  • StayPuftGiant - December 16, 2008 9:55 p.m.

    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  • StayPuftGiant - December 16, 2008 9:53 p.m.

    The kid in the last video was completely naked if you look on the time at between 0:30 and 0:40 you can see...well just watch
  • adrenaguy - December 16, 2008 9:45 p.m.

    nono, anyone who gets caught wearing pants gets there dragonballs Zs ripped off >:D and no presents just to rub lemon into the wound you know, because i'm kind like that. and by the way, NOT FIRST! WOOOOOOOOH! take that you stupid firstards.
  • SlightlyBetterName - December 16, 2008 3:54 a.m.

    T-Nag with the top 7. It was ok.
  • Rasy2kG - December 16, 2008 3:42 a.m.

    aww man "I don't want to be a stereotype when I grow up" LOL
  • TeragRunner - December 16, 2008 3:14 a.m.

    WHY THE F*** DOESN'T THAT KID HAVE PANTS ON!? RONTFFL Anyway, nice article. A few of those games should have made it to the list of bad cover art though...
  • lucklesswonder - December 16, 2008 2:33 a.m.

    I actually hadn't heard of a few of these. And yeah. That last video makes me wanna get sterilized.
  • WiLdFiRe567 - December 16, 2008 2 a.m.

    perfect article hilarious finnish i would've put some runner ups but thats funny anyways
  • NelosAngelos - December 16, 2008 1:18 a.m.

    Just take the damn toy away from those two before I shove my yuletide foot up their chimneys. And this list just makes me glad all I ask for is money and gift cards for Christmas.
  • Curtis_Stone - December 16, 2008 12:29 a.m.

    WOW, these games must be el terible for them to surpass "Wii Music" on this list...
  • Bronxx - December 16, 2008 12:23 a.m.

    Pants.
  • jimsondanet - December 15, 2008 11:27 p.m.

    ewwwwwww you cant be that hungry, beaver hopefully somebody will wake up an make a dbz mmo with no relation to the story whatsoever
  • Gatastrophe - December 15, 2008 10:52 p.m.

    This didnt seem like a list of the worst games of 2008, but a list of the most publisized bad games of 2008(Castlevania Judgement and Rock Revolution). BTW I loved how the reporter kept saying how ugly the cabbage kids were.

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