5 games that are surprisingly popular in spite of sucking so bad

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Bad games are everywhere. They hide in stores, online, and in our collections. But just because a game is bad doesn't mean it can't be good. Okay, I know that doesn't make any sense. Just bear with me.

There are a few select games out there that were critical failures, featured repetitive gameplay, or were simply mechanically broken, but became popular despite (and in some cases because of) these quirks. Every gamer has at least one bad video game that they love for some reason. Perhaps it's the soundtrack, perhaps nostalgia, but for whatever reason, they hold a place in hearts and minds everywhere. So with that in mind, let's take a look at a select few bad games that are (and were) inexplicably popular.

Published Jul. 29th 2016

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