The worst screenshots ever!

Screenshots are static images used to show off a game in the best possible way. Or at least that's the general idea. Normally, promotional pics are veritable works of art, carefully composed to ensure that theycatch the eye with a certain degree of impact.Sometimes, however,we receive shots so dull that the only thing they could possibly sell is ditchwater.

Here for your utter tedium, then, are 30 of the most boring screenshots that have ever been captured. Note that these are all official images supplied by publishers and/or developers...

Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War | Namco Bandai |PS2 | 2004
Above: The epitome of gray. This is theBen Steinof screenshots

Bounty Bay Online (Europe only)| Frogster | PC | 2007
Above: The last time we saw such an extreme close-up of a floor we had vomiton our face

Super Smash Bros. Melee | Nintendo | GameCube | 2001
Above: We'd recognize Super Smash Bros Melee anywhere. Even from outer space after snorting lines of magic moon dust

James Bond 007 in... Agent Under Fire | EA | PS2, Xbox, GameCube | 2002
Above: Neither shaken or stirred, just reallydamn boring

Metal Gear Solid 2Substance | Konami | PC, PS2, Xbox | 2002
Above: If anything's going to get us excited about a Metal Gear game it's remembering that we'll have to endure pages and pages of this crap

Resident Evil | Capcom |GameCube | 2002
Above: We're sure the hair technology is totally mental, but it's still just a picture of the back of Jill Valentine's head

Matt Cundy
I don't have the energy to really hate anything properly. Most things I think are OK or inoffensively average. I do love quite a lot of stuff as well, though.