10 Biggest Video Game Duds of 2016

From 'No Man's Sky' to 'Mighty No.9', this year saw more than its fair share of high-profile disappointments

'Ghostbusters' Activision9/10


It's not so long ago that movie tie-ins were a byword for catastrophic game shitness. This year, Activision has published two games almost determined to drag games back to those bad old days: if the shockingly poor Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan isn't enough to keep you away, then Ghostbusters – and its $50 launch price – certainly should. Forget the horrific fuss about the new movie: the game features characters that don't even appear in it and a script so uniformly laugh-free that even Ghostbusters 2 fans would scowl. A joyless, grindingly repetitive, cut-and-paste level-trawl that only ever pauses its attempts to kill your affection for the franchise when it single-handedly tries to give twin-stick shooters a bad name. 

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