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Worst year(s) in gaming ?
« on: January 27, 2017, 09:25:41 pm »
2016 has passed and it left everyone speechless...but here i will just focus on gaming.
What was the worst year for gaming ?

I'm not too sure actually but i would say that 2014 as one of the worst year, as well as 2003 and 2009.
It would be too easy to bring up 1983 as the worst year as that year is infamous...
Plus i'm way too young and i did not even existed yet so...

2014 for me was one of the worst because the new PS4 & Xbone titles were very underwhelming :
i remember being disappointed with the games being released that year, especially Watch Dogs.
Amusingly enough, it was the best year for Wii U owners as pretty much all the good games were released that year
but nobody owns one so who cares.

What's the tip on the iceberg though is the fact that Gamergate was born that year...
I'm honestly missing the days when gaming had no drama...
Definitively a bad year for gaming.

2003 was also a bad year for me because there was little new titles that year... It just was underwhelming year,
especially after the death of the N64, Dreamcast and the delayed launch of the GC, especially in Europe...

2009 was also really bad because the depression really hit me... i had to sell all of my physical DS games.
It was also another underwhelming year for gaming... I don't really remember any titles from that time period.

What's the worst year(s) in gaming for you ?


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Re: Worst year(s) in gaming ?
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2017, 09:27:01 pm »
1997, because then I wasn't born yet.

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Re: Worst year(s) in gaming ?
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2017, 09:28:04 pm »
1997, because then I wasn't born yet.
What about 1920 ? There was no video games back then other than maybe Tic Tac Toe.
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Re: Worst year(s) in gaming ?
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2017, 10:11:30 pm »
2016 was good except in Canada. Lots of games I want but horrible exchange rate
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Re: Worst year(s) in gaming ?
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2017, 03:56:06 am »
I'd say the early 90s when every home computer manufacturer died except Apple, IBM and IBM PC clone makers. Unless it's a good thing? Meh.
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Re: Worst year(s) in gaming ?
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2017, 03:59:35 am »
THe worst part about the 90's was how expensive computers were. I remember in 1995 when people were buying higher-end gaming computers for $5000 and lower end ones for between $1500 and $3000. The 90's were definitively not PC master race.
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Re: Worst year(s) in gaming ?
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2017, 09:27:21 am »
Still the case, kind of. If you want a decent computer, be ready to pay around $1000, although you can get lower-end computers for $300 and even decent ARM-based miniature computers-on-a-board for less than $100. Because it's the trend nowadays, credit card-sized computers with GPIO.
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Re: Worst year(s) in gaming ?
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2017, 06:58:13 pm »
Well $1000 for an high end PC is much better than $3000-5000, that's for sure. :P
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