more like kusogreat

when the game sucks but in a cool way

Altered Beast
Altered Beast
Hakai-ou: King of Crusher
Hakai-ou: King of Crusher
Samurai Zombie Nation
Samurai Zombie Nation
Death Crimson
Death Crimson
Nastar
Nastar
Toki
Toki
Genocide 2
Genocide 2
Sonic Robo Blast
Sonic Robo Blast
P.N.03
P.N.03
The Zoo Race
The Zoo Race
Top Banana
Top Banana
Kiss: Psycho Circus - The Nightmare Child
Kiss: Psycho Circus - The Nightmare Child
Toricky
Toricky
Urban Yeti!
Urban Yeti!
Frame Gride
Frame Gride
Innsmouth no Yakata
Innsmouth no Yakata
The Ultimate Challenge from Beat Takeshi
The Ultimate Challenge from Beat Takeshi
Vectorman
Vectorman
Corporation
Corporation
Xardion
Xardion
Trespasser
Trespasser
I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES!!!1
I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES!!!1
Metal Wolf Chaos
Metal Wolf Chaos
Brief Karate Foolish
Brief Karate Foolish
Strider
Strider
Final Zone
Final Zone
Animal Soccer World
Animal Soccer World
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog
Dark Apes: The Fate of Devolution
Dark Apes: The Fate of Devolution
Trevor McFur in the Crescent Galaxy
Trevor McFur in the Crescent Galaxy
Zombie Zone
Zombie Zone
The Sky May Be
The Sky May Be
Atomic Runner
Atomic Runner
Fester's Quest
Fester's Quest
The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary
The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary
Yoshi Topsy-Turvy
Yoshi Topsy-Turvy
Ninja Blade
Ninja Blade
Plumbers Don't Wear Ties
Plumbers Don't Wear Ties
Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style
Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style
Fearless Fantasy
Fearless Fantasy
Monster Party
Monster Party
Dark Void
Dark Void
Extreme Paintbrawl
Extreme Paintbrawl
Soft & Cuddly
Soft & Cuddly
Slaves to Armok: God of Blood
Slaves to Armok: God of Blood
NeverDead
NeverDead
Sewer Shark
Sewer Shark
Drake of the 99 Dragons
Drake of the 99 Dragons
Pryzm Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn
Pryzm Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn
Narc
Narc
Accele Brid
Accele Brid
Mogura Reverse
Mogura Reverse
The Bouncer
The Bouncer
Simple 2000 Series Vol. 105: The Maid Fuku to Kikanjuu
Simple 2000 Series Vol. 105: The Maid Fuku to Kikanjuu

9 Comments


27 days ago

what does kursogreat mean?

27 days ago

like kusoge but great

21 days ago

how can something be bad but also good unless you're enjoying it for reasons completely unintended

i can see that applying to something like drake of the 99 dragons because of how wonky it is but where tf does that leave something like monster party - when the appeal is obviously intentionally in the art

21 days ago

lets just say we all need a game who can "suck" "great" if yknow what im damn saying

20 days ago

@chandler

1) I sort of tried to get at this with my Nastar review, but its not just "oh its so bad its good". That can be a thing, but what I'm also sort of getting at is a more genuine, unironic enjoyment that is in direct parallel with something, rather than against it. It has almost nothing to do with intention, because this irony has to do with the level of cooperation you have towards the work. When I play a game like Toricky, for example, or a movie like Galaxy Invader or whatever, there is a part of me that recognizes its obvious failings and is unhappy, and yes, there is a part of me that draws ironic joy from it, but there's also a genuine joy, one that revels in its failings not as merely failings but as wholly recognized expressions. This can create novel, surprising, funny, or even genuinely engaging work, and that can be enjoyable. "Quality", whatever we even mean by this, is not directly correlated to enjoyment in any measure; they're independent.

2) you're overthinking it. its games that suck but good
i think this is the only list with this theme thats actually games that suck in a cool way

20 days ago

Games that suck except they actually fucking suck

19 days ago

no

6 days ago

I see Altered BASTE i like


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